Knicks Morning News (2019.06.02)

  • [NYTimes]
    Kevin Durant: Won’t practice Saturday

    (Saturday, June 01, 2019 10:42:00 AM)

    Kevin Durant: Durant (calf) will not participate in Saturday’s practice, Anthony Slater of The Athletic reports.

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  • [NYTimes]
    Ja Morant: To undergo minor knee scope

    (Saturday, June 01, 2019 8:20:00 AM)

    Ja Morant: Morant is set to undergo a minor scope on his right knee to remove a “loose body” on Monday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.

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  • [SNY Knicks] After knee surgery, could Ja Morant be in play for Knicks at No. 3 in NBA Draft?
    (Saturday, June 01, 2019 6:24:38 PM)

    Since the combine, Ja Morant getting drafted by Memphis at No. 2 overall in the NBA Draft seemed like a lock. But is it possible he’s there for the Knicks at No. 3?

  • [SNY Knicks] Metta World Peace explains why Knicks passed on him in 1999 NBA Draft
    (Saturday, June 01, 2019 11:13:55 AM)

    Metta World Peace explains why he was responsible for the Knicks to pass up on him with the 15th pick in the 1999 NBA Draft.

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ NBA draft history: The good, bad and very ugly
    (Saturday, June 01, 2019 5:33:29 PM)

    The Knicks’ golden era was built through the draft. The final pieces that came later on — Dave DeBusschere, Dick Barnett, and later still Pearl Monroe and Jerry Lucas — were the auxiliary pieces that put them over the top. But from 1964-67, the following players arrived directly to the Knicks, who were smart enough…

  • [NYPost] Raptors’ Danny Green not ready to ponder a Knicks homecoming
    (Saturday, June 01, 2019 4:00:26 PM)

    TORONTO — When Long Island’s Danny Green re-signed with the Spurs in 2015, ignoring the Knicks’ inquiry, he felt destined to make a third Finals appearance. That didn’t happen until San Antonio traded Green to Toronto in the Kawhi Leonard package last July. The North Babylon product is back for a third try and made…

  • [NYPost] Ja Morant’s surgery, Grizzlies scuttlebutt: Are Knicks now in play?
    (Saturday, June 01, 2019 9:33:42 AM)

    Could Ja Morant slide to the Knicks at No. 3 now that he’s undergoing minor knee surgery? Morant will undergo an arthroscopic procedure on his right knee to remove loose fragments of bone or cartilage and will be fully recovered in 3-4 weeks, according to ESPN. The Post reported Memphis was leaning toward the Murray…