Knicks Morning News (2019.07.15)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Atlantic Notes: Williams, Knicks, Horford, Barrett
    (Sunday, July 14, 2019 10:54:09 PM)

    Second-year Celtics center Robert Williams picked up some skills from former teammates Al Horford and Aron Baynes during his rookie season, as he explained in a recent interview with Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe. “Al isnâ??t the fastest person, but one thing that always amazed me about him was any time he got the […]

  • [NYTimes] Report: Marcus Morris fires agent, had $41 million deal offered by Clippers
    (Sunday, July 14, 2019 7:10:18 PM)

    Marcus Morris has endured a roller coaster of an offseason. The former Boston Celtics forward was coming off one of the best seasons in his career in which he averaged 13.9 points, a career-high 6.1 rebounds, and shot 37.5 percent from beyond the arc as a primary starter for the team. Despite Morris’ success, he wasn’t expected to return to Boston.

  • [NYTimes] Dwight Howard open to returning to LA to play for the Lakers or Clippers
    (Monday, July 15, 2019 5:01:28 AM)

    The last few years have been a whirlwind for Dwight Howard. He’s headed toward playing on his fifth team in five years — and seventh in nine years — after the Washington Wizards traded him to the Memphis Grizzlies. It seems increasingly likely that the Grizzlies will have to release him instead of finding a trade partner, which could again give Howard the choice of his new home.

  • [NYTimes] Warriors’ Steph Curry believes Draymond Green deserves contract extension
    (Sunday, July 14, 2019 7:52:54 PM)

    It’s with that understanding that the two-time MVP knows he and the Dubs need Draymond Green — who is due to hit unrestricted free agency next offseason — perhaps now more than ever. “I feel like he’s proven how valuable he is to a championship team and can find ways to get even better,” Curry said of Green to The Athletic’s Marcus Thompson. “They know what’s up.”

  • [NYTimes] WWE Extreme Rules Full Results: Brock Lesnar cashes in, wins WWE Universal Championship
    (Sunday, July 14, 2019 10:25:53 PM)

    WWE’s latest pay-per-view event, Extreme Rules, is taking place Sunday night at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. and Yahoo Sports will be following all of the action. Refresh the page throughout the evening for all the results as they happen live.

  • [NYTimes] Woods arrives at Portrush for practice round with Reed
    (Sunday, July 14, 2019 8:59:07 AM)

    Tiger Woods hopped straight off the plane to get his first-ever look at Royal Portrush, as The Open returns to the Irish coast for the first time in 68 years. Woods boarded a seven-and-a-half-hour flight from Florida on Saturday night, landing in Northern Ireland on Sunday morning. Wearing a light gray sweater on a sunny day as temperatures pushed 70 degrees, Woods appeared sluggish and somewhat stiff at times while shaking off the rust, a likely side-effect from an intercontinental commute.

  • [NYTimes] BASKETBALL: NBA: Waiving four million dollars would have been worth getting Kawhi – Davis
    (Sunday, July 14, 2019 12:25:29 PM)

    Anthony Davis revealed his first press conference as an LA Lakers player that he waived a 4 million dollar trade kicker deal to help the Lakers in their pursuit of Kawhi Leonard.

  • [NYTimes] WATCH: Umpire does not appreciate Andrew Benintendi’s objection
    (Monday, July 15, 2019 2:14:35 AM)

    Andrew Benintendi is experiencing significant struggles at the plate, and Sunday night he seemed to let his frustration get the best of him against the Dodgers. In the sixth inning against Hyun-Jin Ryu, Benintendi had a 3-1 count when umpire Pat Hoberg called a strike on a pitch up in the zone. Benintendi didn’t like the call considering he could have gotten on base against a terrific pitcher in Ryu, and then struck out chasing a fastball up high and inside.

  • [NYTimes] CG: ATL@SD – 7/14/19
    (Monday, July 15, 2019 12:38:49 AM)

    Condensed Game: Freedie Freeman crushed a go-ahead 3-run homer to back Mike Soroka’s strong start in the Braves’ 4-1 win

  • [NYTimes] Hamilton wins record sixth British Grand Prix
    (Sunday, July 14, 2019 3:52:27 PM)

    Lewis Hamilton won a record sixth British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

  • [NYTimes] GAME RECAP: Grizzlies 88, Pelicans 86
    (Monday, July 15, 2019 12:49:57 AM)

    Brandon Clarke posts a double-double with 23 points and 14 rebounds as Memphis drops New Orleans and advances to the 2019 NBA Summer League Finals.

  • [NYTimes] Recap: NYM 6, MIA 2
    (Sunday, July 14, 2019 11:14:36 PM)

    Daily Recap: Robinson Cano homered and had a four-hit game, while Jacob deGrom picked up his fifth win

  • [NYTimes] I didn’t like being out of the Copa America – Neymar
    (Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:45:14 PM)

    Neymar reflects on Brazil’s 2019 Copa America win

  • [NYTimes] Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman reveal funny locker room routine
    (Monday, July 15, 2019 5:29:57 AM)

    New England Patriots stars Julian Edelman and Rob Gronkowski were on $100,000 Pyramid Sunday. Since Gronkowski has recently retired, the two football player thought it was safe to reveal how the big guy managed to stay so positive. During the introduction segment of the game show, Edelman was asked about a little song he used to sing to Gronkowski.

  • [NYTimes] England beat New Zealand to win ICC World Cup
    (Sunday, July 14, 2019 7:26:52 PM)

    England have won the Cricket World Cup for the first time after beating New Zealand

  • [NYTimes] Steve Harvey tricks NFL players with strip club question on ‘Celebrity Family Feud’
    (Monday, July 15, 2019 6:11:02 AM)

    On Sunday night’s Celebrity Family Feud, the NFL Players Association elected a team of current NFL All-Stars to face off against a team of Hall of Fame Legends. Host Steve Harvey kicked things off with a rather salacious first question. Steve asked, “What’s your fondest memory at a strip club?”