Knicks Morning News (2019.06.18)

  • [NYPost] Knicks can’t go wrong with future All-Stars Ja Morant or RJ Barret
    (Monday, June 17, 2019 8:23:42 PM)

    The Knicks may get themselves a potential All-Star on Thursday just by waiting for Memphis to select. According to Ryan Blake, draft consultant to the NBA, the Knicks can’t go wrong with the third pick in the draft at Barclays Center. At No. 2, Memphis will take either Murray State point guard Ja Morant —…

  • [NYPost] Pelicans’ new draft plan could allow Ja Morant to fall to Knicks
    (Monday, June 17, 2019 7:33:09 PM)

    The Pelicans could still have a hand in the Knicks’ future. Following the Anthony Davis trade with the Lakers, New Orleans holds the fourth pick in Thursday’s draft and is exploring all sorts of options. According to an NBA source, New Orleans has explored moving back to gain more assets and also had internal talks…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ updated odds to land Kevin Durant in free agency
    (Monday, June 17, 2019 5:54:09 PM)

    A week after they were favored to land Kevin Durant, the Knicks are now considered co-favorites with the Golden State Warriors.

  • [SNY Knicks] WATCH: The bottom 5 Knicks lottery picks in the NBA Draft
    (Monday, June 17, 2019 7:05:48 PM)

    The Knicks traded Jordan Hill as a rookie after drafting him eighth overall in 2009. But there have been other busts in franchise history.

  • [SNY Knicks] Sources: Westchester Knicks coach Mike Miller to join David Fizdale’s staff
    (Monday, June 17, 2019 10:26:22 PM)

    Barring an unforeseen change, Westchester Knicks G League coach Mike Miller is expected to join David Fizdale’s staff next season, per SNY sources.

  • [SNY Knicks] Why Knicks draft target RJ Barrett is built to succeed in New York
    (Monday, June 17, 2019 9:30:33 AM)

    RJ Barrett is expected to be selected by the Knicks with the No. 3 pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday, and those close to him believe he is the perfect fit for New York.