Knicks Morning News (2018.10.06)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Sign Paul Watson
    (Friday, October 05, 2018 1:32:15 PM)

    The Knicks‘ 20th-man carousel continues to rotate, with the team announcing today (via Twitter) that it has signed former Fresno State shooting guard Paul Watson to fill the opening on its roster. Watson, who went undrafted in 2017, played for the Westchester Knicks last season, averaging 6.2 PPG and 3.4 RPG in 45 G League […]

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Waive Billy Garrett
    (Friday, October 05, 2018 12:52:59 PM)

    A day after signing with the Knicks, former DePaul guard Billy Garrett has been waived, the team announced today (via Twitter). New York has been turning over the 20th spot on its roster frequently within the last week, with Garrett’s brief stint as a Knick serving as the latest example. Garrett was part of New […]

  • [NYDN] Bondy: With Kyrie Irving’s commitment to Boston, Knicks free agency shaping up as KD or bust
    (Friday, October 05, 2018 9:25:00 AM)

    First things first: nothing is given in the NBA until the contract is signed, especially when, as in the case of Kyrie Irving, nine months remain before free agency.

    A lot can go wrong before July.

    But the point guard sounded pretty certain about his future in Boston, which is not good for the…

  • [NYPost] Noah Vonleh might by playing his way into Knicks’ plans
    (Saturday, October 06, 2018 2:26:10 AM)

    David Fizdale inserted Emmanuel Mudiay into Friday’s starting lineup in hopes of busting the once-hyped prospect out of his shooting slump. Instead, the coach watched another former lottery pick break out. Noah Vonleh increased the likelihood the Knicks hang onto the 2014 ninth-overall pick after posting 10 points and 11 rebounds in the team’s 106-100…

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina’s role with Knicks starting to become clearer
    (Friday, October 05, 2018 9:31:05 PM)

    Kevin Knox was thrust into a demanding spotlight the moment his name was uttered by Commissioner Adam Silver as the ninth-overall pick in this year’s NBA draft. Knox tasted a sample of such interest — and scrutiny — in his lone season at Kentucky, and is certain to face far more as a first-round pick…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks remain undefeated in preseason with 106-100 win over Pelicans
    (Friday, October 05, 2018 10:14:35 PM)

    The Knicks collected their third straight preseason victory with a 106-100 win over the Pelicans at MSG on Friday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Fizdale gives timetable on Mitchell Robinson, who is out Friday night
    (Friday, October 05, 2018 6:01:58 PM)

    Robinson had to be helped off the court on Wednesday night after spraining his right ankle during the second half of the game against the Nets.

  • [SNY Knicks] Why Kyrie Irving prefers to stay in Boston rather than explore free agency
    (Friday, October 05, 2018 12:30:21 PM)

    Once considered a Knicks target in next year’s free agency class, Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving announced he plans to re-sign on a long-term deal Boston instead of exploring other options.