Knicks Morning News (2016.08.13)

  • [NYDN] NBA releases schedule: Knicks will play 22 games on national TV
    (Friday, August 12, 2016 8:45:27 AM)

    The arrival of Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah, plus the emergence of Kristaps Porzingis, means the Knicks are back in the national spotlight.

  • [ESPN] Vote: Does Anthony have to win an NBA title to consider his career great?
    (Friday, August 12, 2016 12:20:20 PM)

    Vote: Does Anthony have to win an NBA title to consider his career great?

  • [NYPost] Phil Jackson: Derek Fisher was in trouble ‘almost from the start’
    (Friday, August 12, 2016 8:53:31 AM)

    In the latest installment of “The Phil Jackson Chronicles” from Charley Rosen, Jackson dishes on the firing of Derek Fisher and how he and the former Knicks coach differed in their training philosophies. Jackson mostly praised Fisher, but it seems as though the Zen Master just didn’t think Fisher’s best was good enough — especially when…

  • [NYTimes] Basketball: U.S. Men Survive Serb Scare to Stay Unbeaten
    (Saturday, August 13, 2016 3:36:27 AM)

    The U.S. men’s team extended their Olympic unbeaten run to 21 games with a tense 94-91 win over Serbia on Friday, but their uneven play hinted that a third straight gold might not be a fait accompli.

  • [NYTimes] Signed, Sealed: LeBron Signs $100 Million Contract With Cavs
    (Friday, August 12, 2016 10:31:02 PM)

    LeBron James didn’t waste any time signing his new contract.

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    3 thoughts to “Knicks Morning News (2016.08.13)”

    1. Kuz was a very nice pick up. By far Lithuania’s best guy on the court. Spaces the court and has both an outside and inside game. Seems to always be in position and is an excellent passer. Smart, long and active.

    2. I can envision an all Euro front line consisting of KP, Willy and Kuzminskas out there at times and doing well. The three of them would complement each other.

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