New York Knicks
- Time is running out: J.R. Smith has just 5 days until his June 26th deadline to decide whether he’ll return with the Knicks next season.
- Jason Kidd joined the Michael Kay Show on ESPN New York Radio where he was asked if he’ll play for the Knicks or the Nets next season. He stated, he “wouldn’t rule those two out” and said, “If I’m backing up Jeremy Lin, that fit’s me perfectly.” Kidd also noted, “[The Knicks] have a guy over there that I played with and won a championship with, so Tyson is great, so I wouldn’t mind seeing him and helping those guys win.” FULL INTERVIEW
- Jeremy Lin starred in a PSA! He was just one of a star-studded cast including Barack Obama, David Beckham, and Eli Manning. It goal is to raise awareness about dating violence. WATCH IT HERE
- Carmelo Anthony has been playing pick-up games at the Clippers Training Facility with Chris Paul, CJ Paul (Chris’ brother), Eric Bledsoe, Blake Griffin and John Wall. PHOTOS
- Still no news on the early-bird rights decision
- C.J. Watson told ESPN Radio yesterday: “I expect to come back”. source
- Chicagoan and ESPN analyst, Michael Wilbon, reports he’s heard “concerns” with Derrick Rose’s rehab, then hours later, Rose’s surgeon, Dr. Brian Cole, tells ESPN that the point guard is “ahead of schedule”.
- Will Derrick Rose have his own NBA 2K13 cover? Leaked photo suggests so.
- Drew Gordon, Senior PF out of New Mexico, worked out for the Bulls yesterday. He is expected to be an early second round pick. Olek Czyz, a senior Forward out of Nevada, worked out for the team as well.
- Derrick Rose is the second highest selling jersey worldwide in the NBA.
- John Lucas, who is a FA tells the Chicago Tribune: “I want to come back here and expressed that to management. It’s not just about the money to me. More than anything, I want to be somewhere that is a winning program and has the closeness we have here. I love my teammates, the organization and city.”