Knicks Morning News (2019.05.07)

  • [Sports Illustrated] NBA 2020 Title Odds: Vegas Sportsbook Has Knicks, Clippers as Surprising Contenders
    (Monday, May 06, 2019 8:32:56 PM)

    Only three Eastern Conference teams currently have better 2020 title odds than the Knicks. 

  • [NYTimes] Bucks 113, Celtics 101 | Milwaukee leads series, 3-1: Bucks One Game Short of Conference Finals After Beating Celtics
    (Tuesday, May 07, 2019 2:16:00 AM)

    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 39 points in Game 4, helping Milwaukee take a 3-1 lead in their semifinal series against Boston. Kyrie Irving’s shooting woes continued.

  • [NYPost] Kevin Knox’s Knicks transformation is underway
    (Monday, May 06, 2019 9:38:32 PM)

    The mission to make Knicks forward Kevin Knox better next season has begun. Knicks coach David Fizdale revealed he spent all of last week with the Knicks’ 2018 lottery pick in the team’s Tarrytown facility working on elements of the 6-foot-9 forward’s game. Fizdale had wanted the players to take three weeks off after the…

  • [NYPost] Unrelenting Knicks heckles briefly crack Kevin Durant
    (Monday, May 06, 2019 9:06:04 PM)

    The Knicks buzz is following Kevin Durant everywhere. As Durant’s Warriors lost Game 4 to the Rockets 112-108 in Houston on Monday to even their best-of-seven series – moving him two losses closer to free agency this summer –  one relentless Rockets fan wouldn’t let him hear the end of it. The fan could be…

  • [NYPost] I won’t ask for another Knicks lottery ‘fix,’ but…
    (Monday, May 06, 2019 7:17:40 PM)

    Look: For the record, I am NOT going to urge Adam Silver to commit fraud next Tuesday night in Chicago, when the NBA conducts its draft lottery. (Not in so many words, anyway.) That would be hard to justify. That would be a hard thing for a conscience to live with, especially one that endured…

  • [NYPost] ESPN making changes to NBA draft lottery coverage
    (Monday, May 06, 2019 10:31:39 AM)

    One of the biggest nights in Knicks’ franchise history will have a different look to it on ESPN. The network is throwing more resources at the NBA draft lottery on May 14, a night that will be centered on who will get the No. 1 pick and the ability to draft Duke star Zion Williamson….

  • [SNY Knicks] Why Knicks’ David Fizdale is impressed with Kevin Knox early this offseason
    (Monday, May 06, 2019 11:13:12 PM)

    Even though the Knicks finished with the worst record in the NBA, head coach David Fizdale still plans on bringing his young players to the conference finals.