Knicks Morning News (2018.09.23)

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ top priority abundantly clear at start of training camp
    (Saturday, September 22, 2018 2:22:49 PM)

    To borrow from Vince Lombardi, “Winning isn’t everything, player development is.” At least that’s the motto of the Knicks leadership quartet of Steve Mills-Scott Perry-Craig Robinson-David Fizdale entering another training camp Monday in which playoff expectations are at a low but optimism for future success at a high. Mills, the team president, has been part…

  • [NYPost] Knicks getting first test of new direction with camp opening
    (Saturday, September 22, 2018 10:44:52 AM)

    Here are the top five storylines to watch as the Knicks enter training camp: 1. What activities will Porzingis do in the preseason? President Steve Mills declined to put a timetable on Kristaps Porzingis’ return despite saying recently September’s tests would give the club a clearer idea. There still are so many variables and progressions…

  • [SNY Knicks] Kevin Knox on rookie season with Knicks: ‘I just want to win’
    (Saturday, September 22, 2018 3:30:15 PM)

    Knicks rookie Kevin Knox knows what he wants.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ target Kyrie Irving hasn’t spoken to Jimmy Butler since 2016
    (Saturday, September 22, 2018 10:00:28 AM)

    Kyrie Irving is “finally getting acclimated in Boston” and hasn’t spoken to Jimmy Butler since 2016. The Knicks plan to pursue both in free agency.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Can LeBron Bring Back Showtime in Year 1? Don’t Bet Against Him
    (Saturday, September 22, 2018 8:40:37 PM)

    With an unproven Lakers lineup around him, James faces a tough uphill climb to the playoffs in Los Angeles.