Knicks Morning News (2019.06.29)

  • [Sports Illustrated] Report: Kevin Durant to Have Discussions With Warriors, Knicks, Clippers and Nets
    (Friday, June 28, 2019 9:53:25 PM)

    Durant’s decision-making process could extend into late next week.

  • [NYPost] Kevin Durant will talk with four teams
    (Friday, June 28, 2019 6:19:41 PM)

    New York City appears to have a 50 percent chance of landing Kevin Durant. The prized free agent has narrowed his list of summer suitors down to four and the Knicks and Nets are two of them, according to ESPN. The two New York clubs, along with the Warriors and Clippers, are the teams Durant…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ place in Kawhi Leonard’s crystallizing free agency plan
    (Friday, June 28, 2019 10:52:35 AM)

    The Knicks may have to fly to Kawhi Leonard’s hometown for their meeting with the Raptors superstar. While things are still fluid, a source confirmed a tweet from confidant Cris Carter that Leonard will hold all his free agent meetings in Los Angeles. Leonard will get a late start as free agency begins Sunday night,…

  • [NYPost] Knicks and Terry Rozier have mutual interest in short-term deal
    (Friday, June 28, 2019 8:48:26 AM)

    If he becomes an unrestricted free agent, Knicks’ point guard target Terry Rozier is open to taking a short-term one or two-year deal, according to NBA sources. The Knicks’ interest level in Rozier, 25, has elevated since reports have the Celtics as favorites to land Charlotte’s Kemba Walker. That would mean the Celtics likely have…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks and Nets reportedly among four teams that Kevin Durant will engage with at the start of free agency
    (Friday, June 28, 2019 9:41:34 PM)

    Kevin Durant will reportedly have conversations with four teams when free agency officially begins on Sunday, and both the Knicks and Nets are on his list.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks and Terry Rozier reportedly have mutual interest in short-term deal
    (Friday, June 28, 2019 8:09:07 PM)

    Both the Knicks and Terry Rozier reportedly have interest in a short-term deal.

  • [SNY Knicks] 3 reasons why free agent DeAndre Jordan could be a fit for Knicks
    (Friday, June 28, 2019 12:15:14 PM)

    The Knicks will have plenty of choices to make once free agency officially begins this Sunday. Beyond the obvious superstar targets, the Knicks will also look into cheaper, cost-effective options. DeAndre Jordan, while not exactly cheap, could be one of them.

  • [SNY Knicks] Sources: Nets not the favorites to sign Knicks free agent target Kevin Durant
    (Friday, June 28, 2019 8:44:43 AM)

    There have been some strong suggestions on television and radio recently that the Brooklyn Nets are the front runners for Kevin Durant.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks decline team option for John Jenkins, but his time in New York might not be over
    (Friday, June 28, 2019 12:02:45 PM)

    The Knicks declined another team option as they seek to maximize cap space for free agency.

  • [SNY Knicks] Latest on Knicks free agent target Kyrie Irving: Lakers threatening to swipe him from Nets’ grasp?
    (Friday, June 28, 2019 9:30:31 AM)

    Celtics star Kyrie Irving is one of the prizes of free agency, and the idea that he could team up with fellow free agent Kevin Durant 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…

  • [ESPN] Sources: Durant to engage four teams in talks
    (Friday, June 28, 2019 9:30:00 PM)

    Kevin Durant plans to engage in discussions with the Nets, Clippers, Knicks and Warriors once free agency begins on Sunday, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.