Knicks Morning News (2018.06.19)

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks tab Oklahoma PG Trae Young in latest ESPN mock draft
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 4:00:09 PM)

    In their latest mock draft, ESPN sees Oklahoma PG Trae Young going to the Knicks at No. 9 overall.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Kanter learns his father has been sentenced to prison in Turkey
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 1:00:21 PM)

    Knicks C Enes Kanter learned Monday that his father, Dr. Mehmet Kanter, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

  • [NYPost] Kentucky youngster works his way onto Knicks’ draft radar
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 7:21:24 PM)

    The hype has hit overdrive for Kentucky freshman small forward Kevin Knox. Kevin Knox Sr., Knox’s father and manager, told The Post he believes the Knicks are considering taking his son with the ninth pick in Thursday’s draft. According to an NBA source, Knox got the better of Michigan State’s Miles Bridges, another projected lottery…

  • [NYPost] Clyde Frazier touts Porzingis, makes Knicks draft request
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 12:16:21 PM)

    Walt Frazier joined forces with probable No. 1 pick Deandre Ayton on Monday at a pop-up shop across the street from Barclays Center — site of Thursday night’s NBA draft. A new run of Puma Clyde sneakers are back, and the company, in its bid to plunge back into basketball, has added the versatile center…

  • [NYPost] Enes Kanter’s dad becomes pawn in Turkey’s fight with Knicks center
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 7:47:43 AM)

    Enes Kanter’s father, Dr. Mehmet Kanter, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by the Turkish government, who issued an arrest warrant for him, according to reports out of Turkey. The charges are unclear. He is likely to be brought into custody this morning. The Knicks center, who has been an outspoken critic of…

  • [NYDN] Asian stock markets tumble as Trump announces $200B China tariffs
    (Tuesday, June 19, 2018 3:05:00 AM)

    President Trump’s move to escalate a trade battle with China with even more tariffs has sent Asian stock markets tumbling.

    Trump told United States Trade Representative officials Monday to explore 10% duties on $200 billion worth of goods, the latest jab in a back and forth between the world’s…

  • [NYDN] Rebalance the scales: Rein in N.Y.’s prosecutors to prevent abuse
    (Tuesday, June 19, 2018 2:00:00 AM)

    Amid squabbling in the state Senate, lawmakers recently passed a measure to establish a desperately needed commission that will hold rule-breaking prosecutors accountable for putting the wrong person behind bars.

    It’s almost certain to cruise through the Democrat-led Assembly, and could be signed…

  • [NYDN] Brick by brick: A blueprint for fixing NYCHA
    (Tuesday, June 19, 2018 1:05:00 AM)

    No matter Mayor de Blasio’s billion-dollar-plus agreement with the feds to clean up mold, lead paint and more in decaying Housing Authority apartments, without a profound change in how NYCHA does business, the mayor has little hope of being a decent landlord to more than 400,000 New Yorkers enduring…

  • [NYDN] Come and get it: The Department of Education must do more to let kids know about free summer meals
    (Tuesday, June 19, 2018 1:00:00 AM)

    At the end of every school year, the Department of Education used to stall in telling families where kids can get free, federally funded summer meals that are available to all, regardless of income. So the City Council passed a law last year requiring the list by June 1.

    It’s done, but the DOE…

  • [NYDN] Trump criticism supports far-right Germans against Angela Merkel
    (Tuesday, June 19, 2018 12:20:00 AM)

    President Trump may be actively trying to alienate the U.S. from ally Germany, and his factually incorrect attacks on the country’s immigration policy have sided with the country’s rising far-right.

    Americans have seen the human face of Trump’s immigration policies as thousands of undocumented…

  • [NYDN] Readers sound off on immigrant kids, Charles Krauthammer and Social Security
    (Tuesday, June 19, 2018 12:00:00 AM)

    Fear and loathing in America

    Staten Island: I truly don’t understand how people with a conscience can back Donald Trump. He is nothing short of a bully. If he doesn’t get his way, he does despicable things and then blames the Democrats. He wanted the wall and he said Mexico would pay; Mexico said…

  • [NYDN] Laura Ingraham suggests migrant child detention centers are ‘essentially summer camps’
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 11:10:00 PM)

    Laura Ingraham followed a disturbing trend late Monday after describing the child detention facilities housing immigrant youth as “essentially summer camps.”

    The Fox News host followed in the footsteps of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who essentially dared Congress…

  • [NYDN] Coney Island beach brawl ends with teen stabbed in back, man slashed in face
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 10:05:00 PM)

    A massive brawl on the sand in Coney Island ended with a teenager stabbed in the stomach and back, and a man slashed in the face Monday night.

    Witnesses said dozens of combatants squared off in three or four separate fights on the beach near Stillwell and Surf Aves. at about 7 p.m. When the dust…

  • [NYDN] Clint Frazier’s latest Yankees stint will last a little bit longer
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 9:20:00 PM)

    WASHINGTON — Clint Frazier joked about being the “26th Man of the Year.” But in reality, his latest stint with the Yankees will be for more than just one day.

    Frazier was summoned from Triple-A Scranton prior to Monday’s resumption of a suspended game against the Nationals from May 15, which Washington…

  • [NYDN] Bartolo Colon becomes winningest Dominican-born pitcher with 244th victory
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 9:10:00 PM)

    Bartolo Colon finally reached the milestone he’s been aiming for since 2016.

    Still chucking at the ripe age of 45, the ex-Met picked up his 244th career victory on Monday night, passing Juan Marichal for the most wins by a Dominican-born pitcher.

    A fan favorite during his time in Flushing, Colon…

  • [NYDN] Mazzeo: Giancarlo Stanton’s adjusted stance (which he won’t admit to) pays dividends with 4-for-5 performance in Yankees’ nightcap win
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 9:05:00 PM)

    Giancarlo Stanton appeared to have made an adjustment in his stance — as YES Network clearly showed during a postgame segment the slugger being less closed than usual and more open and upright than before — yet he didn’t want to admit it.

    “No,” a clearly annoyed Stanton said with a sigh. “I didn’t…

  • [NYDN] Late-show hosts blast President Trump’s zero tolerance immigration policy: ‘Why are you locking up kids at an abandoned Walmart?’
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 8:50:00 PM)

    Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers used their late shows Monday to defend the thousands of children who have been ripped from their families as part of the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy.

    Speaking directly to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who initially denied the existence…

  • [NYDN] Mets offense finally comes through for Jacob deGrom as ace, Brandon Nimmo handle Rockies
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 8:50:00 PM)

    DENVER — Brandon Nimmo was wondering how he could top his Sunday night performance.

    He’d just hit the game-winning home run in a dramatic come-from-behind win over the Diamondbacks, but Monday he was heading into his home territory. He expected dozens of family and friends in the stands at Coors…

  • [NYDN] Woman bashed and bruised in Tribeca bias attack relives horror
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 8:35:00 PM)

    She didn’t think anything of the odd woman who looked like she was dancing on a Manhattan sidewalk in the middle of a workday — until she took one, kapow, right in the face.

    “I was walking down the block and I did see this woman take her arm and swing it all the way back,” the victim of the broad-daylight…

  • [NYDN] Judge rules Kansas cannot require proof of U.S. citizenship to vote
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 8:30:00 PM)

    WICHITA, Kan. — A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications.

    The ruling by U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson is the latest setback…

  • [NYDN] Ex-Knick Nate Robinson says former coach Larry Brown made him cry, referred to him as ‘the little s—t’
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 8:30:00 PM)

    Former Knicks point guard Nate Robinson alleged he suffered emotional abuse at the hands of Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown in an in-depth story published by Bleacher Report Monday.

    Robinson, a rookie at the time, alleges Brown referred to him daily as “the little s—t” throughout their lone season…

  • [NYDN] Chadwick Boseman gives ‘Best Hero’ trophy to Waffle House slaughter-stopper James Shaw Jr. at MTV Movie & TV Awards
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 8:05:00 PM)

    “Black Panther” hero Chadwick Boseman honored a real life hero at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.

    The 40-year-old actor, who won the “Best Hero” award for his role as T’Challa, beat out Grant Gustin (“The Flash”), Daisy Ridley (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”), Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) and Gal Gadot…

  • [NYDN] Long Island town voting rules demote Latinos to ‘second class,’ suit claims
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 8:00:00 PM)

    Election rules for one Long Island town relegate Latino residents to “second-class citizens,” according to a newly filed federal lawsuit.

    Though Latino residents account for a third of the people living in the Town of Islip, a Long Island federal suit filed Monday notes there’s never been a Latino…

  • [NYDN] Eight children separated from parents at U.S.-Mexico border shipped to shelter on Long Island
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 7:50:00 PM)

    Eight children torn from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been moved to a federal shelter on Long Island — not because they have family there, but because the agency had beds available.

    The children have been staying at MercyFirst, a nonprofit residential services agency run by the…

  • [NYDN] Giancarlo Stanton rebounds as Yankees take down Nationals in nightcap
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 7:20:00 PM)

    WASHINGTON — Aaron Judge to the rescue.

    With two on and two outs in the ninth inning, Judge flagged down a deep drive from Trea Turner to preserve a save for Aroldis Chapman and a 4-2 victory for the Yankees over the Nationals in Game 2 on Monday night at Nationals Park after they lost the continuation…

  • [NYDN] Ex-CIA worker indicted for stealing agency cyberhacking secrets
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 7:00:00 PM)

    A former CIA worker already jailed on child porn charges stands accused by a Manhattan federal grand jury of stealing agency cybersecrets it used to spy overseas.

    Joshua Adam Schulte of Manhattan was charged in a 13-count indictment, officials said Monday.

    Schulte, 29, a Murray Hill resident, was…

  • [NYDN] ‘Othello’ review: Love and jealousy a fatal mix in Shakespeare classic in Central Park
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 7:00:00 PM)

    Green is the color of envy, the toxic stuff that shakes the otherwise steady Venetian general from his moorings in “Othello.” So it’s no fluke that an emerald cape — not his — is seen early in the Public Theater’s free revival running through Sunday at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.


  • [NYDN] Judd Apatow calls for Fox stars to speak up against news division over coverage of Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 6:55:00 PM)

    A day after Seth MacFarlane said he was “embarrassed” to work for Fox, Judd Apatow called for the network’s entertainment division to take a stand against its news channel.

    “I haven’t worked with Fox since 2002. That family promotes evil ideas and greed and corruption. We all choose who to work…

  • [NYDN] Texas nonprofit applies to house migrant kids in downtown Houston
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 6:50:00 PM)

    A Texas-based nonprofit is trying to pitch in with housing an out pour of migrant children in sprawling Houston as the Trump administration struggles to find room for all of them.

    Southwest Key Programs, which runs a massive shelter in an old Walmart in Brownsville, has applied to hold more than…

  • [NYDN] De Blasio attacks the Daily News, claiming ‘bad analysis’ of his possible conflict of interest
    (Monday, June 18, 2018 6:45:00 PM)

    Mayor de Blasio attacked the Daily News on Monday, labeling as “bad analysis” the revelation that a law firm he owes $300,000 to lobbied two of his top aides.

    The News reported the firm Kramer Levin pressed Deputy Mayor Alicia Glenn and de Blasio’s appointee as Planning Commission chairwoman, Marisa…