Knicks Morning News (2019.04.05)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Beck’s Latest: Lakers, Clippers, Nets, Knicks, LeBron, Durant
    (Thursday, April 04, 2019 3:13:58 PM)

    In his latest article for Bleacher Report, Howard Beck looks ahead to an upcoming offseason that figures to feature a four-team, big-market battle for many of the NBA’s star free agents. The Lakers, Clippers, Knicks, and Nets aren’t the only four clubs that will have the cap space necessary to add one or two maximum-salary […]

  • [NYPost] Knicks betting rookies will improve with return to Las Vegas
    (Thursday, April 04, 2019 9:18:09 PM)

    HOUSTON — Despite their mammoth opportunities and heavy minutes, Knicks brass wants their impressive rookie trio to go to Las Vegas’ summer league in July and play at least a few games. The silver lining to this historically wretched 15-63 Knicks’ season is rookies Kevin Knox, Mitchell Robinson and Allonzo Trier are coming out of…

  • [NYPost] Knicks might sit Dennis Smith Jr. rest of season with sore back
    (Thursday, April 04, 2019 8:59:33 PM)

    HOUSTON — Dennis Smith Jr. trash-talked Knicks assistant coach Royal Ivey in the visitors’ locker room in Orlando on Wednesday night, joking that he reinjured his back “bustin’ his ass” in practice. Ivey, the former Thunder swingman who is just 37, participated in one-on-one games against the guards last week with the club injury-riddled. Nevertheless,…

  • [NYPost] DeAndre Jordan open to Knicks’ future, even with awkward present
    (Thursday, April 04, 2019 10:10:37 AM)

    HOUSTON — Knicks center DeAndre Jordan had a mixed reaction when coach David Fizdale approached him recently about taking a seat for the rest of the season. “It sucks watching,’’ Jordan said. After some soul-searching, the 30-year-old free agent got on board. And Fizdale’s request to go all-in on the young guys hasn’t effected Jordan’s…

  • [SNY Knicks] Latest on pending free agent Kevin Durant: Going to Knicks a ‘done’ deal
    (Thursday, April 04, 2019 2:41:26 PM)

    Warriors star Kevin Durant can be a free agent after the season, and the idea that he could team up with fellow free agent Kyrie Irving on the Knicks this summer has picked up steam since the Kristaps Porzingis trade cleared two max slots for New York. Here are the latest rumors…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Mario Hezonja puts on show for former Magic team
    (Thursday, April 04, 2019 2:38:20 PM)

    The Knicks may have lost yet again, but Mario Hezonja walked off the Amway Center floor in Orlando on Wednesday night with his own personal win.