Knicks Morning News (2019.06.10)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Atlantic Notes: Udoka, Knicks, Celtics
    (Sunday, June 09, 2019 5:00:44 PM)

    As we relayed earlier this week, new Sixers coach Ime Udoka is replacing Monty Williams as lead assistant coach under head man Brett Brown. Unlike Williams, however, Idoka will also be tasked with being the team’s new defensive coordinator next season, writes Rich Hofmann of The Athletic. Udoka has interviewed unsuccessfully for some head coaching positions over the last couple offseasons […]

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Barrett, Walker, Durant, Robinson
    (Sunday, June 09, 2019 12:36:59 PM)

    Kevin Knox, the Knicks‘ first-round pick last season, is lobbying for R.J. Barrett to get that designation this year, relays Marc Berman of The New York Post. Knox, who attended Game 4 of the NBA Finals with a small Knicks contingent, may be on hand tomorrow for Barrett’s workout in New York. They have faced […]

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Kevin Knox on NBA Draft target RJ Barrett: ‘That’s my guy’
    (Sunday, June 09, 2019 6:06:40 PM)

    Count Kevin Knox as a current Knick who would love to have the team select RJ Barrett during the NBA Draft.

  • [SNY Knicks] Latest on Knicks free agent target Kevin Durant: Questionable for Game 5 after return to practice
    (Sunday, June 09, 2019 5:37:47 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…

  • [NYPost] RJ Barrett’s Knicks closeup is finally here
    (Sunday, June 09, 2019 6:20:53 PM)

    TORONTO — RJ Barrett will work out with the Knicks on Monday in Tarrytown as the former Duke swingman prepares for the NBA draft. The Grizzlies have the second pick in the June 20 draft and last month ESPN reported they had zeroed in on Murray State point guard Ja Morant, leaving Barrett for the…

  • [NYPost] Kawhi Leonard’s alarming reply could be free agency hint
    (Sunday, June 09, 2019 4:26:20 PM)

    TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard is one win away from his second NBA title and likely second Finals MVP award. That still hasn’t assured Leonard of signing a long-term deal with the Raptors, though the chances have seemed to increase. There was a recent report Leonard had just bought a place in the city. Leonard gave…