Jones: Cavs’ summer-league squad will be interesting to watch

Some random pindowns on the heels of a busy, calm-before-the-storm weekend across the NBA… 1. While there is much uncertainty regarding what the 2018-19 Cleveland Cavaliers will look like because LeBron James continues to keep the basketball world waiting, the franchise has quietly put together a team to compete in the Las Vegas Summer League […]

Kanter yet to decide on $18.6 million player option with Knicks

Enes Kanter has a player option with the New York Knicks for the 2018-19 season. However, according to Ian Begley of ESPN, the big man has yet to decide on whether or not he will pick up the $18.6 million option. Enes Kanter hasn’t yet made a decision on his $18.6 million player option. Opposing […]

O’Quinn declines player option with Knicks

Kyle O’Quinn has declined his $4.2 player option with the New York Knicks for the 2018-19 and will become an unrestricted free agent July 1, according to a report. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the 28-year-old will be one of the better backup centers on the market this summer. New York Knicks center Kyle […]

Report: Bridges the favorite to be drafted by Knicks

The New York Knicks, who own the ninth overall pick in the NBA draft, are leaning towards drafting Villanova guard Mikal Bridges, according to a report from the New York Post. Bridges averaged 17.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists this past college season, shooting 51.4 percent from the field and 43.5 percent from three. He […]

Teams contact Knicks about trading up for Porter Jr.

The New York Knicks have been contacted by teams ahead of them in the draft to gauge their interest on trading up to select Missouri’s Michael Porter Jr., according to a report from ESPN. The Knicks own the ninth pick in the draft and members of the organization are big fans of Porter Jr. New York […]

Knicks to work out Young; Cavs ‘in touch’

NBA draft prospect Trae Young is expected to go through a private work out with the New York Knicks, according to the New York Post. The Knicks own the No. 9 overall pick, and Young is expected to be drafted within the top 10. Some mainstream mock drafts have Young going as high as sixth […]

Knicks guard Baker picks up contract option

New York Knicks guard Ron Baker has exercised his $4.5 million player option for the 2018-19 season, according to multiple reports. Baker is a 6-foot-4 guard and just completed his second season, both with the Knicks. Injuries limited him to just 29 games this past year. For his career, Baker has played in 81 games […]

Beasley drawing interest from Hawks, Suns, others

Multiple teams are eyeing New York Knicks free-agent-to-be Michael Beasley, according to the New York Post. Beasley, 29, signed a one-year contract with the Knicks before the start of this past season. He averaged an underrated 13.2 points and 5.6 rebounds in 74 games. Per the Post report from Marc Berman, the Phoenix Suns and […]

Fizdale considering Ivey for Knicks staff

Former NBA point guard Royal Ivey is a candidate to join David Fizdale’s coaching staff with the New York Knicks, according to The Athletic. Ivey, 36, has been an assistant with the Oklahoma City Thunder since 2016. Prior to that he worked as an assistant with the Oklahoma City Blue of the G League. Ivey […]

Frazier: Don’t expect LeBron to rescue Knicks

New York Knicks legend Walt Frazier says Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is “hell-bent on winning titles.” In other words, assuming James enters free agency in July, don’t expect the Knicks to be one of the spots he considers, Frazier told SportsNet New York. “I think if he was coming he would’ve come the first […]

Could Sexton win a point guard battle with Knicks?

The New York Knicks own the No. 9 pick in the NBA Draft and already hope to have their point guard of the future in Frank Ntilikina, selected eighth overall last summer. But that might not keep the Knicks from drafting another point guard, anyway. Oh, they also have Emmanuel Mudiay and Trey Burke, coming […]

With lottery on tap, Knicks continue to dream

It’s NBA draft lottery time, and along with the hiring of coach David Fizdale, the New York Knicks are hopeful it can help alter their string of losing seasons. The Knicks currently sit in ninth place in the draft lottery standings — meaning their odds of finishing with the No. 1 overall pick are considerably […]

Knicks hit up Rich Paul for lowdown on Fizdale

While LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers endorsed the hiring of David Fizdale to be the next head coach of the Knicks, New York brass did not seek out James for an opinion, perhaps for fear of being slapped with tampering charges. Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry did, however, sought out […]

Knicks bring in Hoyas center Govan for workout

The New York Knicks brought in Georgetown center Jesse Govan for a pre-draft workout earlier in the week, according to Michael Scotto of The Athletic. Govan is 6-foot-10 and just finished his junior season. He averaged team-highs of 17.9 points and 10.0 rebounds in 32.7 minutes under first-year Hoyas coach Patrick Ewing. Govan did not […]