MONDAY 5/21 BRIEFING

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Latest Draft News

The Knicks have the hots for Trae Young?

Knicks sent assistant GM Gerard Madkins to Lansing to learn about Miles Bridges.

Miles Bridges’ assistant coach sees new culture in New York as positive for Bridges.

Knicks will supplement Combine interviews with extensive conversations in New York.

Gary Trent Jr. NBA Combine highlights


Happenings

Frank Ntilikina is back in New York and will meet Fizdale for the first time at an informal workout. Also expected at the workout are Emmanuel Mudiay, Trey Burke, Damyean Dotson, and Troy Williams.

David Fizdale met with Kristaps Porzingis’ agent (brother) in Manhattan.


On this Date

May 21, 2000: For the third season in a row, the Knicks eliminate the Heat on their home floor. Clarence Weatherspoon missed a last-second attempt that would have given Miami the lead, Latrell Sprewell chased down the rebound, and the Knicks won 83-82 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

1995: A moment burned into Knicks fans’ hearts: Patrick Ewing misses a bunny in the closing seconds of Game 7 to allow Indiana to hold off the Knicks’ 3-1 series comeback attempt and advance to the Eastern Conference Finals with a 97-95 win over New York.


Assistant Coach Search

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.

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

More on the assistant coach search


NBA Draft Interviews/Workouts Tracker

The Knicks interviewed the maximum-allowed 20 prospects. These are the prospect interviews that have been reported so far:

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


Podcasts

New podcasts from Off the Wall, It’s a Hard Knick Life, and New York Knicks Podcast.

Nuevo Knicks podcast en EspaƱol.


More Draft Coverage

Collin Sexton: A mix of Eric Bledsoe, Russell Westbrook, and Donovan Mitchell?

Mike Schmitz scouting video on Trae Young

Lonnie Walker pre-draft workout

Kevin Knox pre-draft workout


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