Knicks Morning News (2019.04.03)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Sign Billy Garrett For Rest Of Season
    (Tuesday, April 02, 2019 3:55:22 PM)

    2:55pm: The Knicks have officially signed Garrett, the team confirmed today in a press release. The announcement classifies the deal as a 10-day contract, despite the fact that there are only nine days left in the season. 12:21pm: The Knicks are filling the open spot on their 15-man roster by promoting shooting guard Billy Garrett […]

  • [SNY Knicks] Charles Oakley has ‘heard’ Jeff Bezos could buy the Knicks
    (Tuesday, April 02, 2019 9:13:29 PM)

    Former Knicks great Charles Oakley, who has bad blood with James Dolan, also made some bold predictions about the Knicks and this year’s free agent class.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Mitchel Robinson celebrated 21st birthday in the gym
    (Tuesday, April 02, 2019 5:49:26 PM)

    Knicks rookie C Mitchell Robinson celebrated his 21st birthday with some shots. No, not those shots.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks sign Billy Garrett to 10-day contract
    (Tuesday, April 02, 2019 3:48:48 PM)

    The Knicks signed one of their G-League players, Billy Garrett, to a 10-day contract Tuesday.

  • [NYTimes] Russell Westbrook Dedicates His ‘20-20-20’ Triple-Double to Nipsey Hussle
    (Wednesday, April 03, 2019 6:13:01 AM)

    The Oklahoma City Thunder star joined Wilt Chamberlain on Tuesday when he became only the second player in N.B.A. history to have at least 20 points, 20 rebounds and 20 assists in a game.

  • [NYTimes] Porzingis and Mavericks Project Business as Usual, Even if It Isn’t
    (Tuesday, April 02, 2019 7:34:15 PM)

    As Dallas routed the Philadelphia 76ers and Kristaps Porzingis cheered his new team, an investigation of a rape claim against the former Knick proceeded in New York.

  • [NYPost] Charles Oakley claims Jeff Bezos wants to buy the Knicks
    (Tuesday, April 02, 2019 10:43:37 PM)

    Aspiring chef Charles Oakley just served up some juicy NBA gossip regarding the Knicks. Last week during a pilot The Ringer filmed called “Tough Chef with Charles Oakley,” the former Knicks big man said Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is interested in buying the team. “I heard that. Jeff Bezos wants to buy the Knicks,” Oakley…

  • [NYPost] Can G-Leaguer Billy Garrett help the Knicks avoid historic infamy?
    (Tuesday, April 02, 2019 2:47:47 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Now it is point guard Billy Garrett’s chance to help try and save the 15-62 Knicks from posting the worst record in franchise history. This was supposed to be time for point guard Kadeem Allen to solidify his chances of returning next season. Instead Allen bumped his head hard on the court…

  • [NYPost] Luke Kornet is making the most of his final Knicks audition
    (Tuesday, April 02, 2019 12:06:37 PM)

    Frank Kornet flew into Manhattan just in time to see his son Luke return to the starting lineup — and possibly into the Knicks’ future plans. Frank is a former Milwaukee Bucks 6-9 combo forward and Vanderbilt star, who now is a girls high school coach in Nashville. With his season over, the elder Kornet…

  • [NYPost] Pete Davidson debuts red manicure at Knicks game
    (Tuesday, April 02, 2019 7:14:24 AM)

    The “Saturday Night Live” star picked a bold color for spring.