Knicks Morning News (2018.06.03)

  • [NYTimes] Not at the Game: Over, Easy: A Basketball Aficionado Foresees the Warriors’ Surge Past the Rockets
    (Sunday, June 03, 2018 10:23:12 AM)

    Fabulous Flournoy, a Bronx native, has been a player-coach for a professional team in Britain for the past 17 seasons.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Ntilikina thinks he might not be done growing
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 2:20:20 PM)

    Knicks G Frank Ntilikina has been building muscle this offseason and thinks that he might not be done growing.

  • [NYPost] Knicks eye ‘the next Stephen Curry’ to heal old draft wounds
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 10:24:19 PM)

    If the basketball gods show New York hoops fans any justice, “The Next Stephen Curry’’ will fall — this time — to the Knicks at No. 9 in the June 21 NBA Draft. Trae Young is the biggest celebrity if not the most electric player in the draft. Yet it’s the grimy late-season details of…

  • [NYDN] A better way to educate black young men
    (Monday, June 04, 2018 2:00:00 AM)

    Brenton James, a young New Yorker, received his bachelor’s degree in economics, philosophy and politics from the University of Pennsylvania earlier this month. Like his fellow graduates, Brenton applied his keen intellect and studied hard to earn his diploma.

    But unlike most of his U Penn classmates,…

  • [NYDN] This year demands a defiant Puerto Rican Day Parade
    (Monday, June 04, 2018 2:00:00 AM)

    For the past 60 years, the National Puerto Rican Day Parade has been a celebration of everything that it means to be Boricua. Each June, we come together to march up Fifth Ave. not only to show the world our pride in our culture and heritage, but to highlight our contributions to the overall success…

  • [NYDN] The chancellor’s principles: Carranza says the right things, again; the true test is action
    (Monday, June 04, 2018 1:10:00 AM)

    Nine weeks into the job but who’s counting, Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza visited the Daily News Editorial Board last week. We like the way he talks and respectfully note, as a teacher might, that words must be followed by deeds.

    His predecessor Carmen Fariña, a spirit animal and educational…

  • [NYDN] Top Jewish cops discuss shared values of Judaism and policing ahead of NYC’s Celebrate Israel parade
    (Sunday, June 03, 2018 5:00:00 AM)

    Each year at the Celebrate Israel parade, the police contingent is greeted with roaring applause — a fact that doesn’t surprise the two highest-ranking Jewish members of the NYPD, who say Judaism and policing share many of the same fundamental values and that cops have long enjoyed support from…

  • [NYDN] Erect buildings, not obstacles
    (Sunday, June 03, 2018 2:00:00 AM)

    As-of-right development — meaning, the freedom to build without any special land-use permission — has been critical to New York City’s success.

    Developers, contractors, architects and financiers involved in any project rely on the time-tested process. They know that the zoning rules with which…

  • [NYDN] A bumbling plot by philandering doc and his stunning flame gave tabloids a true crime bodice-ripper
    (Sunday, June 03, 2018 2:00:00 AM)

    Carole Tregoff, the other woman in a Los Angeles love-triangle murder, arrived at her perp walk in 1959 dressed for breakfast at Tiffany’s.

    She wore a lily-white fit-and-flare party dress with a fabric flower at the waist, dainty matching gloves and cat-eye sunglasses that masked her dewy peepers.

  • [NYDN] Reeducate parents on integration: To open opportunities to all kids, we must confront adults’ ingrained bias
    (Sunday, June 03, 2018 2:00:00 AM)

    Earlier this week, in response to the outcry over a white Starbucks manager calling the police on two black customers who were waiting for a friend to arrive in one of its Philadelphia stores, the coffee behemoth closed 8,000 of its locations across the United States to conduct a four hour “implicit…

  • [NYDN] CARIBBEAT: Food, drinks — and discounts — on the agenda for ‘Eat Caribbean Restaurant Week’ in New York
    (Sunday, June 03, 2018 1:00:00 AM)

    Whether you were born loving the unique tastes or have grown to crave the tropical flavors during your vacations to the region, Caribbean foods are taking center stage during New York’s “Eat Caribbean Restaurant Week,” returning June 17 through 24.

    Eateries have until next June 10 to get involved….

  • [NYDN] Readers sound off on buses, Barr and Bee
    (Sunday, June 03, 2018 12:00:00 AM)

    Driven to despair on the B9 bus

    Brooklyn: I’m writing about my awful experience riding a city bus in hopes that something can be done to ensure a similar situation never happens to me, my son or any other disabled MTA passenger in the future.

    On May 17 around 2 p.m., I boarded a B9 bus at 60th…

  • [NYDN] Giancarlo Stanton snaps home run slump as Yankees take down the Orioles, 8-5
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 11:10:00 PM)

    BALTIMORE — Giancarlo Stanton did something on Saturday afternoon he hadn’t done in a while: He homered.

    Stanton went deep for the first time since May 19 and the Yankees beat the Orioles, 8-5, at Camden Yards.

    The 2017 NL MVP came in with a .602 OPS against right-handed pitching. He struck out…

  • [NYDN] Mercedes madman drives into three cars, injuring four in Brooklyn parking lot
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 10:40:00 PM)

    A Brooklyn driver slammed his Mercedes into three cars Saturday night, injuring four people, police said.

    The 49-year-old man decided to take his luxury car for a parking-lot ride near the Tompkins Houses on Myrtle Ave. in Bedford-Stuyvesant around 9 p.m., witnesses told the Daily News.

    He reversed…

  • [NYDN] Bronx creep kicks 10-year-old girl in face, steals her iPhone
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 10:15:00 PM)

    A savage Bronx bandit attacked an unsuspecting 10-year-old girl and stole her iPhone, police said Saturday.

    The child was on the phone with her mother at 4:50 p.m. on May 25, the creep followed her into a Holland Ave. apartment building in Allerton.

    As the young victim opened the door, the mugger…

  • [NYDN] Plane crash off Long Island coast kills three family members, pilot
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 10:15:00 PM)

    An East Hampton builder to the stars died with his wife, their grandson and a pilot Saturday after his small plane crashed into the waters off the coast of Long Island.

    Bernard Krupinski — who built sprawling homes for celebrities like Martha Stewart and Billy Joel — was in the plane with his wife,…

  • [NYDN] Offense — not bullpen — to blame for Mets’ latest disaster
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 10:10:00 PM)

    This wasn’t on the bullpen, it was on the Mets’ lineup for a lack of support in the latest stellar performance from Jacob deGrom the Mets have wasted this season.

    The Mets finished with seven hits and left 16 men on base in 14 innings, while striking out 15 times in a 7-1 loss to the Cubs.


  • [NYDN] Governors Ball 2018: Travis Scott delivers fiery set as rain-soaked fans flee Randalls Island
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 9:45:00 PM)

    Travis Scott brought the fire to Governors Ball Saturday — but the rain eventually put it out.

    The Kylie Jenner-linked trap rapper attracted a young, massive crowd to the festival on Randalls Island, but once the sky opened up, many couldn’t tough it out.

    Scott, whose performance relied on pyrotechnics…

  • [NYDN] Harper: Miserable Mets are hurting Jacob deGrom’s Cy Young chances
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 9:30:00 PM)

    In 2010, as sabermetrics clawed its way into mainstream baseball analysis, Felix Hernandez was voted the American League Cy Young Award with 13 wins, the fewest ever by a starting pitcher.

    Perhaps Jacob deGrom is destined to re-define that standard. He can hope, anyway.

    At this point it’s about…

  • [NYDN] Mets waste (another) Jacob deGrom gem, fall to Cubs in 14 innings
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 9:15:00 PM)

    Jacob deGrom extended his recent string of dominance, yielding no more than one run for the eighth consecutive start, while twice escaping bases-loaded situations with minimal damage.

    But come on, you know the rest by now.

    The Mets somehow fell to 5-7 in games started by the National League leader…

  • [NYDN] Mazzeo: Yankees avoid injury scare to Gleyber Torres while Giancarlo Stanton, others break out
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 8:55:00 PM)

    BALTIMORE — Before the Yankees improved to 20 games over .500 and put on Drake’s “Passionfruit” — their postgame clubhouse victory song — they had to survive a scare.

    Gleyber Torres, their 21-year-old super rookie, got hit with a pitch on the right wrist in the sixth inning of their 8-5 victory…

  • [NYDN] Jason Kidd, former Nets star, interviews with Pistons for head coaching job
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 8:05:00 PM)

    DETROIT — A source has confirmed to the Free Press that former NBA player and coach Jason Kidd is the latest to interview for the vacant Detroit Pistons head coaching position.

    Kidd, who played in the NBA from 1994-2013, was fired as the Milwaukee Bucks head coach in January. He coached the Bucks…

  • [NYDN] Your Dreams: Analyst Lauren Lawrence reveals the secrets behind Daily News readers’ dreams
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 8:00:00 PM)


    I dreamed that I had a stain on my trouser leg on one of my knees. On further inspection, I saw that it was whiteout, so I started scratching the dry chalky mark with my nail and it was flaking off like powder and slowly disappearing. Please decode this dream.


  • [NYDN] Steve Cauthen looks back at making Belmont Stakes history with Affirmed four decades ago
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 8:00:00 PM)

    It was late May, a stretch in spring when most 18-year-olds are gearing up for their prom and high school graduation, a two-step springboard into adulthood.

    But Steve Cauthen’s calendar had already been booked solid from early May through June 10, 1978, and the events occupying his busy schedule…

  • [NYDN] Even a Mets’ Todd Frazier pullover giveaway lands on the disabled list
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 7:35:00 PM)

    The Mets can’t even keep their giveaways off the disabled list.

    Saturday night at Citi Field was supposed to be Todd Frazier replica batting practice pullover night, but nobody at the stadium actually received said pullovers.

    The Mets released a statement earlier in the day that there was a “quality…

  • [NYDN] VIDEO: Clay Matthews takes line drive to face in charity softball game, will have surgery
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 6:25:00 PM)

    The linebacker wasn’t ready for the comebacker.

    Packers star Clay Matthews was drilled in the nose with a line drive during a charity softball game on Saturday at Fox Cities Stadium in Wisconsin.

    Matthews was on the mound pitching when he was hit with the line drive. He went down as soon as the…

  • [NYDN] SEE IT: Fan spotted wearing Manny Machado Yankees’ jersey at Camden Yards
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 5:16:00 PM)

    Back in spring training, Aaron Judge told Manny Machado he’d look good in pinstripes.

    Well, one fan wasn’t content just imagining it.

    Someone was spotted wearing a No. 13 Machado Yankees’ jersey at Camden Yards on Friday night during the Bronx Bombers’ 4-1 win.

    Unlike Judge, it’s unlikely this…

  • [NYDN] STASI: Seeing Melania Trump is believing we still have a First Lady
    (Saturday, June 02, 2018 5:00:00 PM)

    Where is Melania Trump? The missing First Lady mystery deepened on Friday when she didn’t go to Camp David with her husband, marking the 21st day she hasn’t been seen in public.

    In fact she already hadn’t been seen for four days when, on May 14, the White House announced that she was being admitted…