Knicks Morning News (2019.04.07)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Mills, Perry Cite Knicks’ Cap Space In Letter To Fans
    (Saturday, April 06, 2019 10:30:44 AM)

    Entering this summer, the Knicks are expected to be major players for some of the top free agents. Among the names the franchise is expected to pursue are Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. In a letter to season ticket holders, general manager Scott Perry and team president Steve Mills cited February’s Kristaps Porzingis trade â?? […]

  • [NYDN] Rockets stars can’t be bothered to stick around until end of Knicks rout
    (Saturday, April 06, 2019 8:40:16 AM)

    HOUSTON — The Rockets “toyed” with the Knicks and then got a head start to their Friday night plans.

    With 1:30 remaining in extended garbage time of Houston’s 120-96 laugher over New York, many of the Rockets — including James Harden and Chris Paul — darted for the locker room and left their bench…

  • [NYDN] Kevin Durant to the Knicks? The agent-client relationship that could deliver star to New York
    (Saturday, April 06, 2019 8:08:37 AM)

    HOUSTON — If Kevin Durant comes to the Knicks, Steve Mills and James Dolan should send flowers to his agent Rich Kleiman.

    Or better yet, how about a job in the organization? Maybe even stock options. After all, Kleiman has the grandest of plans for himself and Durant — to own an NBA franchise….

  • [FOXsports] Beal, Wizards set for matchup against the Knicks
    (Sunday, April 07, 2019 3:05:00 AM)

    Bradley Beal leads Washington into a matchup with New York averaging 25.9 points per game

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks great Carl Braun posthumously elected to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame: report
    (Saturday, April 06, 2019 11:45:58 AM)

    Braun, who passed away in 2010 at the age of 82, played 12 seasons with the Knicks between 1947-1961, spending two of those years in the Army.

  • [NYPost] Mitchell Robinson never heard of NBA legend praising his game
    (Saturday, April 06, 2019 10:20:26 PM)

    HOUSTON — Mitchell Robinson doesn’t know who legendary former Rockets center Hakeem Olajuwon is. That’s OK. Hakeem “The Dream’’ now knows Robinson, who has set the Knicks rookie record for blocked shots in a season. Robinson also has at least two blocks in 27 straight games, second-longest streak for a rookie after David Robinson. Olajuwon,…

  • [NYPost] Nod to Knicks’ treasured past came when needed the most
    (Saturday, April 06, 2019 1:37:20 PM)

    We bonded plenty over baseball, the way most fathers and sons do, but it always went back to basketball for my old man, and always went back to the Knicks, and mostly went back to the early 1950s and some very good Knicks teams that were never quite good enough to beat the Minneapolis Lakers…

  • [NYPost] Former Knicks guard Carl Braun elected to the Hall of Fame
    (Saturday, April 06, 2019 8:07:09 AM)

    Carl Braun, who played 740 of his 788 games in professional basketball with the Knicks, has been elected to the Naismith Hall of Fame, The Post has learned. Braun averaged 14.1 points in 12 seasons for the Knicks and was a five-time All-Star. The Brooklyn native starred at Garden City High School on Long Island…

  • [NYPost] Rockets starters head to locker room before game’s end against Knicks
    (Saturday, April 06, 2019 6:50:13 AM)

    HOUSTON — Was this the final indignity to the league-worst Knicks or was it just Houston’s veterans getting a jump on treatment? In what appeared a clear sign of disrespect, all the Rockets’ starters, including James Harden and Chris Paul, left the bench for the locker room with about 1:30 to go in their 120-96…