Knicks Morning News (2019.07.11)

  • [NYPost] Angry Lakers rookie rips off Mitchell Robinson’s headband
    (Wednesday, July 10, 2019 8:49:01 PM)

    One Laker was so frustrated during a lopsided loss to the Knicks on Wednesday that he ripped off Mitchell Robinson’s headband and threw it at the towering center. The odd sequence of events — in the third quarter of the Knicks 117-96 first Summer League win — earned Nick Perkins an ejection. Robinson pulled down…

  • [NYPost] RJ Barrett’s new approach could be Knicks’ blessing
    (Wednesday, July 10, 2019 8:00:24 PM)

    LAS VEGAS — RJ Barrett showed a new wrinkle in his repertoire Wednesday and perhaps a way the Knicks may use the 6-foot-7 swingman in his rookie year. While his perimeter shot was still shaky, the 19-year-old lottery pick out of Duke excelled when given post-up opportunities in his fourth summer league game, taking advantage…

  • [NYPost] Behind Marcus Morris’ push to Knicks that has many angry
    (Wednesday, July 10, 2019 6:52:43 PM)

    LAS VEGAS — Rich Paul, the agent for LeBron James and Anthony Davis, has always wanted a client on the Knicks because New York is the nation’s biggest market. If forward Marcus Morris reneges on his verbal agreement with the Spurs for a two-year deal for $20 million, Paul will get his wish. Paul, on…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ Ignas Brazdeikis always has silenced the doubters
    (Wednesday, July 10, 2019 4:22:59 PM)

    LAS VEGAS — The first 30-point game in the 2019 Las Vegas Summer League was still fresh Sunday night when the man responsible for it took a winding walk through the bowels of the Thomas & Mack Center. The 20-year-old Knicks rookie had put on a show, complete with his trademark flair, to introduce himself…

  • [NYPost] Knicks aren’t bringing back Amar’e Stoudemire
    (Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:27:26 PM)

    LAS VEGAS — Amar’e Stoudemire will not be taking any wine baths in preparation for suiting up for the Knicks again. The team has decided not to make a move for Stoudemire, according to an NBA source. Stoudemire staged a workout for 15 teams, the Knicks among them, in Las Vegas on Monday. Stoudemire, 36,…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks Summer League Takeaways from Wednesday’s 117-96 win over the Lakers, including RJ Barrett’s double-double
    (Wednesday, July 10, 2019 11:34:16 PM)

    The Knicks Summer League squad blew out the Lakers 117-96 on Wednesday night in Las Vegas.

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Knicks, Amar’e Stoudemire reunion unlikely
    (Wednesday, July 10, 2019 7:26:05 PM)

    The New York Knicks reportedly will not sign former player Amar’e Stoudemire after attending a workout he held on Monday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Kawhi Leonard’s deal could have ripple effects on Knicks in 2020-21 free agency
    (Wednesday, July 10, 2019 5:56:55 PM)

    How Kawhi Leonard’s two-year contract effects the New York Knicks and 2020-21 free agency.

  • [SNY Knicks] Why RJ Barrett’s Summer League performance shouldn’t scare Knicks fans
    (Wednesday, July 10, 2019 4:18:39 PM)

    Contrary to what social media might tell you, RJ Barrett is not a bust. Let me be the one to offer the short list of reasons why. He’s 19 years old, playing basketball for the first time in a few months, and has just three games under his belt … in the Summer League.