Knicks Morning News (2019.02.18)

  • [NYPost] Phone call, testy answer: LeBron-Kyrie Lakers team-up signs are there
    (Sunday, February 17, 2019 11:55:52 AM)

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — If the Lakers fail to land LeBron James’ preferred choice of hybrid big man Anthony Davis via a summer trade, could the Lake Show make a play at free-agent-to-be Kyrie Irving if he’s leaving Boston? Irving, a West Orange, N.J., product, mostly has been linked to the Knicks if he bolts, but…

  • [NYPost] What if D’Angelo Russell had fallen to the Knicks?
    (Sunday, February 17, 2019 9:16:58 AM)

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It’s crazy how the paths have turned out with D’Angelo Russell and Kristaps Porzingis. You can now make the argument that in 2015, the Knicks could have been better off if the Lakers had passed on Russell for Jahlil Okafor, the 76ers snatched Porzingis and the Ohio State southpaw point guard had…

  • [NYTimes] Hamidou Diallo’s Dunk Is Even Better Viewed Frame by Frame
    (Monday, February 18, 2019 12:58:00 AM)

    The rookie shooting guard beat Dennis Smith Jr. of the Knicks in the finals of the 2019 slam dunk contest, but it was a first round dunk that everyone will remember.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Basketball Is Beside the Point During N.B.A. All-Star Weekend
    (Sunday, February 17, 2019 10:45:16 PM)

    At the league’s annual showcase, players should bring their sneakers — as long as they match their ties. It’s all about parties during All-Star weekend.

  • [SNY Knicks] NBA commissioner Adam Silver believes Knicks’ tanking strategy is ‘corrosive’
    (Sunday, February 17, 2019 4:09:49 PM)

    Like every other professional sport commissioner, NBA’s Adam Silver is not a fan of tanking.