Knicks Morning News (2019.01.15)

  • [Sports Illustrated] NBA Trade Rumors: Knicks, Bulls Discuss Trade Involving Enes Kanter, Jabari Parker
    (Monday, January 14, 2019 6:06:48 AM)

    Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as the NBA trade deadline approaches.

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ darling Zion Williamson has career night but it isn’t enough to save Duke
    (Monday, January 14, 2019 6:55:00 PM)

    Knicks’ darling Zion Williamson had a career night two days after getting poked in the eye. But it wasn’t enough to save Duke.

    Williamson scored a career-best 35 points but was overshadowed by Tyus Battle, who scored a season-high 32 points, and Syracuse used its 2-3 zone defense to rattle No….

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Sign Kadeem Allen To Two-Way Contract
    (Monday, January 14, 2019 3:41:18 PM)

    2:41pm: The Knicks have officially signed Allen to a two-way contract, the team announced today in a press release. 9:24am: The Knicks will fill their open two-way slot in advance of Tuesday’s deadline by signing G League guard Kadeem Allen, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). New York started the season with Isaiah […]

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Have Explored Kanter, Parker Trade Scenario
    (Monday, January 14, 2019 11:57:30 AM)

    As the Knicks attempt to find a new home for Enes Kanter, one scenario recently discussed by the team would see New York acquire Bulls forward Jabari Parker, reports Stefan Bondy of The New York Daily News. Both Kanter ($18.6MM) and Parker ($20MM) are on pricey expiring contracts, and the Knicks were previously cited as […]

  • [NBA] New York Knicks Sign Kadeem Allen to Two-Way Contract
    (Monday, January 14, 2019 11:09:12 AM)

    NEW YORK, January 14, 2019 – The New York Knicks announced today that the team has signed guard Kadeem Allen

  • [SNY Knicks] Nets fans chant ‘Kyrie’s leaving!’ against Celtics
    (Monday, January 14, 2019 10:43:47 PM)

    Though Kyrie Irving has said he plans to re-sign with Boston, some fans in New York don’t believe that will be the case. Brooklyn fans, specifically.

  • [SNY Knicks] Potential Knicks draft target Zion Williamson has a new career high
    (Monday, January 14, 2019 9:30:42 PM)

    Potential Knicks draft target and star Duke freshman Zion Williamson scored a career-high 35 points in his eighth double-double of the season.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks sign G Kadeem Allen to two-way contract
    (Monday, January 14, 2019 9:15:04 AM)

    Allen has performed well in 25 games in the G League.

  • [NYTimes] Keeping Score: James Harden, the N.B.A.’s One-Man Band, Hits a High Note
    (Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:54:22 AM)

    Harden’s 57 points against Memphis accounted for more than half of his team’s total helping make up for his lack of a supporting cast.

  • [NYTimes] Cavaliers’ Handling of Patrick McCaw Broke No Rules, N.B.A. Finds
    (Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:01:39 AM)

    The Golden State Warriors had held McCaw’s rights until the deal, raising concerns that Cleveland was a planned pit stop en route to unrestricted free agency for McCaw.

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Mid-Season Power Rankings: The Warriors Are Not No. 1. For Now.
    (Monday, January 14, 2019 8:00:10 AM)

    A season of surprises has reached a turning point, with some Eastern Conference leaders facing their first real challenges, and the West bracing itself for a Warriors surge.

  • [NYPost] London trip could bring return of Knicks rookie
    (Monday, January 14, 2019 5:57:28 PM)

    Rookie center Mitchell Robinson has missed the past 13 games because of ankle and groin injuries, but he could be back in time for Thursday’s showcase with the Wizards in London. “Yeah, maybe,” coach David Fizdale said Monday after practice. “We’re shooting for that game, for him to be back. We’re going to look at…

  • [NYPost] On-the-rise Ja Morant could ease Knicks’ Zion Williamson landing
    (Monday, January 14, 2019 3:31:13 PM)

    Is there another road other than “The Road to Zion?” While Knicks fans are going gaga over Duke man-child and potential No. 1 pick Zion Williamson, college basketball analyst Seth Greenberg is saying nah and hailing Ja. That is Murray State sophomore point guard Ja Morant, climbing ferociously up the mock-draft boards alongside some of…

  • [NYPost] Knicks combating biggest travel fear before heading to London
    (Monday, January 14, 2019 2:49:01 PM)

    First stop for the Knicks in London? Yoga. Sightseeing and basketball will come later, but during and after their journey across the pond on a red-eye flight Monday night for Thursday’s showdown with the Wizards at O2 Arena, the Knicks will place a premium on making sure their bodies and minds are ready for tipoff….