Knicks Morning News (2019.03.26)

  • [ESPN] Former Knicks, NYU player Cal Ramsey dies at 81
    (Monday, March 25, 2019 2:14:08 PM)

    After his playing career, Cal Ramsey went on to broadcast for the Knicks and served as a team ambassador.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ David Fizdale frustrated at timing of Kevin Knox’s injury
    (Monday, March 25, 2019 11:22:00 PM)

    Knicks head coach David Fizdale said he felt bad at rookie Kevin Knox suffering another sprained ankle, especially given the timing of this injury.

  • [SNY Knicks] Ex-Knicks player, broadcaster Cal Ramsey dies at 81
    (Monday, March 25, 2019 1:55:43 PM)

    Ramsey was on the Knicks during the 1959-60 season and was a color analyst for the team’s broadcasts from 1972-82.

  • [NBA] Knicks x Squarespace: Fifth Exclusive Full-Arena Poster Giveaway
    (Monday, March 25, 2019 6:49:53 AM)

    The Knicks have featured five full-arena poster giveaways this season in collaboration with Squarespace user and New York artist Mike Per

  • [NYTimes] Cal Ramsey, Knicks Broadcaster and Community Representative, Dies at 81
    (Tuesday, March 26, 2019 12:41:41 AM)

    A standout player at N.Y.U., he had a brief N.B.A. career but made his mark as a color commentator and the team’s link to the youth of New York.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: With the Playoffs Out of Sight, What’s Left for the Lakers?
    (Tuesday, March 26, 2019 4:26:09 AM)

    As an off-season of uncertainty approaches, Coach Luke Walton is trying to keep his job, young players are aiming to prove themselves, and LeBron James is holding himself up to “basketball gods.”

  • [NYTimes] Paul George, at Peace in Oklahoma City, Reels In a Career Year
    (Monday, March 25, 2019 7:00:06 AM)

    George, a star forward for the Thunder, is playing his best basketball in his second season for a team many thought would only be a pit stop in his career.

  • [NYPost] David Fizdale’s Knicks honeymoon is coming to an end
    (Monday, March 25, 2019 9:13:07 PM)

    Player development and progression is in the eye of the beholder. Looking through David Fizdale’s trademark thick black glasses, the Knicks first-year coach says it is happening. As the Knicks descended to 14-60 Sunday against the Clippers, on pace to set the worst record in franchise history, Fizdale is throwing the kitchen sink at the…

  • [NYPost] Kevin Knox’s ankle injury may end Knicks rookie’s promising stretch run
    (Monday, March 25, 2019 5:30:45 PM)

    Kevin Knox’s game had grown this month in David Fizdale’s eyes. On most nights, Knox saw the court better, was more aggressive, assertive and not afraid to keep launching shots even when he was off. His weakside defense was another matter, but Fizdale felt legitimate steps were being made despite a lethargic outing here and…

  • [NYPost] Cal Ramsey, Knicks and NYC hoops legend, passes away at 81
    (Monday, March 25, 2019 11:20:58 AM)

    When Marv Albert made the transition from Knicks radio to TV in the late 1970’s, there was Cal Ramsey in the booth to make it easy and enjoyable. “Wonderful to work with — one of the most popular, nicest people I’ve ever been around,’’ a choked-up Albert told The Post on Monday. “Such great dignity….