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Earl Monroe: Phil didn’t give Anthony right pieces
May 26th, 2017 at 1:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** Knicks legend Earl "The Pearl" Monroe thinks Phil Jackson did not give Carmelo Anthony the right complimentary pieces to give the star forward a chance to succeed. "I thought this team was going to be pretty good with Derrick Rose coming in and Courtney Lee, though I'm not sure he's...

Rick Pitino sees PG Donovan Mitchell as good fit for Knicks
May 26th, 2017 at 11:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Louisville head coach Rick Pitino believes point guard Donovan Mitchell would be a good fit with the Knicks. According to Pitino, Mitchell has the qualifications to run Phil Jackson's triangle offense. "He's understands everything about the game - a basketball junkie,'' Pitino told Marc Berman of the New York Post....

Knicks work out Iowa State guard Burton, Purdue forward Swanigan
May 24th, 2017 at 5:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** In addition to Iowa State guard Deonte Burton, the Knicks worked out Purdue's Caleb Swanigan, the University of Kentucky's Bam Adebayo and LSU's Antonio Blakeney on Wednesday, according to ESPN's Ian Begley.  Swanigan has yet to hire an agent and is undecided if he will even declare for next month's draft. The Big Ten Player of the Year...

Knicks to work out Iowa State guard Burton, Purdue forward Swanigan
May 24th, 2017 at 2:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** In addition to working out Iowa State guard Deonte Burton, the Knicks will have Purdue's Caleb Swanigan in attendance on Wednesday, the New York Post's Marc Berman reported. Swanigan has yet to hire an agent and is undecided if he will even declare for next month's draft. ... Read Original Post at https://www.sny.tv/knicks/news/knicks-to-work-out-iowa-state-guard-burton-purdue-forward-swanigan/231772168 Sports Media...

Timberwolves could have interest in Derrick Rose
May 24th, 2017 at 1:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis announced he will play for the Latvian national team during this summer's European championships, but did not clear it with the New York organization beforehand, according to the New York Daily News' Stefan Bondy. "Kristaps is in a position to decide for himself on playing for the national side,"...