Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Jun 19 2012)

  • [New York Post] Knicks might sign Prigioni (Tue, 19 Jun 2012 03:41:34 -0500)

    The Knicks, in widening their search for a veteran point guard to be a tandem with Jeremy Lin, met last week with Pablo Prigioni, a 35-year-old on Argentina’s Olympic team.
    Prigioni, who played last season in Spain for Unicaja Laboral, had a two-day visit, dinner with Knicks general manager…

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Finals: N.B.A. Finals — Scott Brooks, Thunder Coach, Owes It All to Mom (Tue, 19 Jun 2012 08:54:05 GMT)

    As a player, Scott Brooks was loved by coaches for his passion and toughness, but as a coach, he is as understated as his Oklahoma City Thunder is flashy.

  • [New York Times] On Basketball: 2012 N.B.A. Playoffs – Some Humility Looks Good on the Heat (Tue, 19 Jun 2012 05:39:46 GMT)

    The Miami Heat may have grasped the lesson that no N.B.A. team — not even one with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh — is ever assured of winning anything.

  • [New York Times] James, Heat Take 2-1 Lead in Game 4 vs. Thunder (Tue, 19 Jun 2012 07:33:50 GMT)

    The conversation was about LeBron James, and his Miami Heat teammate Udonis Haslem offered a rhetorical question.

  • [New York Times] Commissioner Raises Flopper Issue in Committee Meeting (Tue, 19 Jun 2012 03:37:58 GMT)

    NBA commissioner David Stern brought his case for punishing floppers before the league’s new competition committee on Monday intent on figuring out how to discourage players from deceiving referees into calling fouls by falling down during play.

  • [New York Times] St. John’s Mike Dunlap to Be Coach of Charlotte Bobcats (Tue, 19 Jun 2012 04:59:33 GMT)

    The Charlotte Bobcats have hired St. John’s assistant Mike Dunlap to be their new head coach, two people familiar with the decision said.

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