Knicks Morning News (2019.05.02)

  • [NYPost] Why Enes Kanter is ripping the Turkish government again
    (Wednesday, May 01, 2019 10:57:20 PM)

    Enes Kanter had a solid game in helping the Trail Blazers to a 97-90 win over the Nuggets in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal on Wednesday night. Not that you would know it if you live in Turkey. Kanter, a former Knick, reignited his fight with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdo?an after discovering…

  • [NYPost] James Dolan sued over high salary, excessive time with his band
    (Wednesday, May 01, 2019 4:24:00 PM)

    Madison Square Garden CEO James Dolan is paying himself way too much money for a job he’s barely doing, a lawsuit filed on behalf of his shareholders claims. The Knicks owner is spending too much time on stage with his blues-inspired rock band — and not enough time in the boardroom, according to the suit…

  • [NYTimes] Golden State’s Klay Thompson is a Different Kind of Dangerous
    (Thursday, May 02, 2019 9:00:09 AM)

    Thompson, the Golden State Warriors’ All-Star guard, is known for his long-range 3-point shooting, but his defense keeps opponents on their heels and bricking shots.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Warriors Are Rolling and Rockets Are Rocked After Game 2
    (Thursday, May 02, 2019 4:15:17 AM)

    A series that threatened to devolve into complaints about a referee picked up when Stephen Curry and James Harden fought through injuries to inject some much-needed nobility into the proceedings.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Giannis Antetokounmpo Wanted More. That Was Bad for the Celtics.
    (Wednesday, May 01, 2019 4:59:12 PM)

    Emerging from a short-lived funk to help defeat Boston in Game 2, the Bucks star also showed the continuing growth of his game.

  • [SNY Knicks] MSG shareholders suing Knicks owner James Dolan for ‘excessive’ pay
    (Wednesday, May 01, 2019 7:52:44 PM)

    Some bad news surrounds Knicks owner James Dolan, as Madison Square Garden shareholders are suing him for spending too much time with his band while being overpaid.

  • [SNY Knicks] Latest on Knicks target Kyrie Irving: This Net would be ‘shocked’ if Brooklyn doesn’t get a sit-down
    (Wednesday, May 01, 2019 1:14:28 PM)

    Kyrie Irving can be a free agent after the season, and the idea that he could team up with fellow free agent Kevin Durant on the Knicks this summer has picked up steam. Here are the latest rumors…