Knicks Morning News (2019.06.07)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Interested In Kawhi Leonard
    (Thursday, June 06, 2019 7:07:18 PM)

    As the possibility of Kevin Durant making his way to the crosstown rival Nets in free agency just became a little bit more realistic with this afternoon’s trade between Brooklyn and Atlanta, Steve Popper of Newsday writes that Kawhi Leonard is another player the Knicks are highly motivated to sit down with when free agency starts on […]

  • [HoopsHype Rumors] Knicks want meeting with Kawhi Leonard
    (Friday, June 07, 2019 5:07:59 AM)

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  • [NYPost] Some Knicks are actually going to the NBA Finals
    (Thursday, June 06, 2019 9:30:21 PM)

    OAKLAND, Calif. — The Knicks are headed to the NBA Finals. In making good on his campaign promise, Knicks coach David Fizdale has dispatched top assistant Keith Smart to Oracle Arena for Friday’s Game 4. He will bring along youngsters Kevin Knox, Allonzo Trier and end-of-season surprise, point guard Kadeem Allen, according to an NBA…

  • [NYPost] Knicks confident they’ll get free agency meeting with Kawhi Leonard
    (Thursday, June 06, 2019 3:19:22 PM)

    OAKLAND, Calif. — The Knicks do not have all their eggs in one basket as they prepare for free agency. According to NBA sources, Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry expect to get a meeting with Raptors star Kawhi Leonard and at least have a puncher’s chance despite all the Kevin Durant…

  • [NYPost] Duke low point showed RJ Barrett can handle New York spotlight
    (Thursday, June 06, 2019 3:05:42 PM)

    No. 3 Gonzaga led No. 1 Duke by two points entering the final minute of regulation in November’s Maui Invitational. Four times, RJ Barrett tried to drive to the rim and tie the game. Another, he put up a 3 that would have given the Blue Devils the lead. None of his five shots went…

  • [SNY Knicks] The Nets’ Allen Crabbe trade could heavily affect Knicks’ free agency
    (Thursday, June 06, 2019 5:51:36 PM)

    The Knicks-Nets rivalry is back on. Tipoff of their next matchup is at 6 PM on June 30 – the start of NBA free agency.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks players, coaches will take in next two games of the NBA Finals in person
    (Thursday, June 06, 2019 11:33:28 PM)

    A few young Knicks and coaches plan to attend the next two NBA Finals games.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ NBA Draft Tracker: Next workouts to include Tacko Fall
    (Thursday, June 06, 2019 11:23:59 AM)

    NBA Draft season is upon us, and the Knicks were awarded the No. 3 overall pick following the NBA Draft Lottery. As June 20 approaches to them being on the clock, here is the latest about the top prospects in this year’s Draft class as it pertains to the Knicks…

  • [SNY Knicks] Best NBA Draft fits for Knicks if they sign Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving
    (Thursday, June 06, 2019 8:10:33 AM)

    The dream scenario for the franchise is picking up two superstar-level players, with the popular pairing being Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. If the Knicks are to end up signing the two, which rookie would be the best fit for a squad led by those elite talents?

  • [SNY Knicks] Jarrett Culver among prospects to work out for Knicks Wednesday
    (Thursday, June 06, 2019 8:00:56 AM)

    The Knicks have worked out several prospects at their facility in Tarrytown in the past few weeks.

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