Knicks Morning News (2019.04.20)

  • [SNY Knicks] David Stern weighs in on whether James Dolan’s antics will impact Knicks in NBA free agency
    (Friday, April 19, 2019 9:12:59 PM)

    The Knicks are hoping for a big summer, but will James Dolan keep top free agents from signing with them? Former NBA commissioner David Stern shares his opinion on whether that’s the case,

  • [NYTimes] An Underappreciated Tobias Harris Steals the Show as the 76ers Take a Playoff Lead
    (Friday, April 19, 2019 11:01:30 PM)

    Harris has been traded five times in eight seasons, but his latest stop, Philadelphia, may finally be a place he can call home.

  • [NYTimes] Breanna Stewart Shows the Toll of Pro Women’s Basketball’s Never-Ending Grind
    (Friday, April 19, 2019 7:16:40 PM)

    Stewart, like many women, plays overseas in the W.N.B.A.’s off-season to earn more money. But the endless season takes a mental toll and, as an injured Stewart shows, a physical one.

  • [NYTimes] Sports of The Times: The 76ers Dash the Evolving Nets’ Dream
    (Friday, April 19, 2019 6:12:30 PM)

    Something grand is happening in Brooklyn, though probably not this season.

  • [NYTimes] Knicks Fans Dream of Durant and Irving. Will Dolan Be the Nightmare?
    (Friday, April 19, 2019 9:00:14 AM)

    The Knicks could be a superteam next season. Or their owner, James L. Dolan, could mess it all up. What’s a fan to believe?

  • [NYTimes] Lens: In Brooklyn, a Shrine to Sports and Consumerism
    (Friday, April 19, 2019 4:20:23 PM)

    After his apartment was demolished to make space for Barclays Center, Jeff Mermelstein photographed the new arena’s suits, shills and suds.

  • [NYPost] Disastrous Phil Jackson trade could lead to Frank Ntilikina draft night deal
    (Friday, April 19, 2019 12:21:25 PM)

    It was a minor, nothing-with-nothing trade at the time. But it now goes down as another Phil Jackson blunder. Usually a bonus to finishing with the NBA’s worst record – which the Knicks did for the first time since 1985 – is having the first pick of the second round. Teams treasure that slot more…