FRIDAY 5/18 BRIEFING

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BREAKING

Keith Smart will be Fizdale’s top assistant. Learn more about Smart.

Pat Delany has been added to the list of potential assistant coach candidates. Learn more about him and everyone else being considered here.

NBA Draft

The Knicks plan on interviewing the maximum-allowed 20 prospects. These are the players who they have reportedly met with or are planning to meet with:

Michael Porter Jr. believes he is the best player in the draft. He was impressed with how much the Knicks knew about him. He also had a few questions of his own for the Knicks.

Miles Bridges feels quicker after losing 20 pounds since the college season.

Read some of Jonathan Givony’s notes from the Combine on players of interest to the Knicks.

Learn about the fringe prospects who have worked out for the Knicks.


David Fizdale and Scott Perry with Adrian Wojnarowski

Enes Kanter

Enes Kanter weighs in on his player option.

David Fizdale met with Kanter in Chicago, and came away impressed.


Kristaps Porzingis

Watch David Fizdale discuss his summer goals with Kristaps Porzingis.


Mike Cortez: Fizdale and Porzingis need each other to make this work

On this Date

May 18, 2013: The Knicks are eliminated from the Eastern Conference Semifinals with a 106-99 Game 6 loss in Indiana. The Knicks have not played in a playoff game since this date.

1999: Allan Houston and Latrell Sprewell combine for 65 points in leading the Knicks to a Game 1 victory in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

1997: Missing John Starks and Larry Johnson from suspensions (due to leaving the bench during a fight in Game 5), the Knicks are eliminated in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, losing in Miami 101-91.

1994: A questionable foul call on Scottie Pippen gives Hubert Davis the chance to sink two clutch free throws with 2.1 seconds to play, giving the Knicks an 87-86 victory and 3-2 Eastern Conference Semifinals series lead.

1993: Knicks defeat Charlotte 105-101 to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 1974. Charles Oakley provided a spectacular performance with 21 points and 11 rebounds.


Game of Zones: Poorzingis

Podcasts

Jonathan Givony joined The Michael Kay Show to discuss who the Knicks might target in the draft.

Bobby Marks talks Knicks with Anita Marks.

Ian Begley talks draft and Knicks’ approach to free agency with Humpty & Canty.

Locked on Knicks with some lottery musings.


Yesterday’s Top Stories

David Bliss could keep his player development role based on his close relationship with Kristaps Porzingis.


Damyean Dotson could be a perfect fit for Fizdale’s new-look Knicks

The Knicks hope to workout Mo Bamba and Trae Young in Tarrytown, even if they are a reach in the upcoming draft, as Scott Perry is open about trading up.


Kyle O’Quinn with Desus & Mero

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