Knicks Morning News (2019.05.01)

  • [NYPost] Unreleased Kevin Durant book: More telling clues of Warriors exit
    (Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:18:42 PM)

    “KD” – an unauthorized biography on Kevin Durant due out in May – doesn’t report the Warriors superstar definitively will leave the Bay Area, but gives pages of clues on why he will never feel complete by finishing his career there. The book, written by Bay area journalist Marcus Thompson II, depicts Durant as striving…

  • [NYPost] Guy Fieri joins Warriors’ fight to keep Kevin Durant off Knicks
    (Tuesday, April 30, 2019 7:18:39 AM)

    If this is the deciding factor, Knicks fans will just have to swallow the bad news. TV chef and Warriors fan Guy Fieri has made a unique offer to Kevin Durant in hopes of keeping him in the Bay Area. “Call me, KD. Tell me what you need. [laughs] If there is a such thing…

  • [NYTimes] Bucks 123, Celtics 102 | Series tied, 1-1: Bucks Rebound in a Big Way, Beating Celtics Easily in Game 2
    (Wednesday, May 01, 2019 3:21:15 AM)

    Giannis Antetokounmpo looked far more comfortable, tallying 29 points and 10 rebounds overall. The Bucks ran away with the game in the third quarter.

  • [NYTimes] The 76ers Beat the Raptors by Playing Like It’s 1999
    (Wednesday, May 01, 2019 4:38:48 AM)

    Philadelphia evened the second round against Toronto at one game apiece by slowing the game: a throwback to past styles of play.

  • [NYTimes] Warriors 104, Rockets 100 | Golden State leads series, 1-0: Warriors Start Hamptons Five, Showing Urgency in Win Over Rockets
    (Tuesday, April 30, 2019 9:32:41 PM)

    Golden State struggled to close out the underdog Clippers in the first round. With two injured stars, Coach Steve Kerr went right to his best unit against Houston.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: A Cloudy Future for the N.B.A.’s ‘Gold Standard’ Following Game 7 Loss
    (Tuesday, April 30, 2019 7:16:24 PM)

    Gregg Popovich will coach the San Antonio Spurs for as long as he wants. But at 70, how much longer will he want to keep his Playoff School open?

  • [SNY Knicks] Latest on Kevin Durant: Kendrick Perkins says KD is talking ‘a lot lately’ with Kyrie
    (Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:31:49 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…