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Stephen Curry Wanted to Join New York Knicks

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The Knicks are dealing with the trauma of their worst start in franchise history, with reports surfacing of locker-room discord weeks into the first full season of Phil Jackson’s team presidency.

For (Donnie) Walsh, the most painful part of the episode is that leading into the draft, (Stephen) Curry wanted no part of the Warriors and, assuming he was not going to be drafted higher, pointed to the Knicks as his preferred landing site. Curry refused to so much as visit or work out for the Warriors.

In a telephone interview, Curry’s father, Dell, who played 16 N.B.A. seasons as a sweet-shooting guard, said: “The Warriors had some questionable characters on their team, the Knicks really needed a point guard, and we felt that Stephen would fit perfectly with a coach like Mike D’Antoni, playing that fast, up-and-down style. He loved the idea of playing at Madison Square Garden.”

via Harvey Araton of The New York Times

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Sources: Pelicans Part Ways with Dell Demps, Name Danny Ferry Interim GM

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New Orleans has parted ways with GM Dell Demps, league sources tell ESPN.

New Orleans has now named Danny Ferry the interim GM, league sources tell ESPN.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter

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Free agent Markieff Morris has agreed to sign with Oklahoma City, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

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Sources: Trail Blazers, Enes Kanter Agree to Deal

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Enes Kanter has agreed to a deal with Portland, league sources tell ESPN

Blazers beat a crowded field for Kanter, including the Lakers, per sources. Kanter is an important addition for Blazers, where he’ll play a good share of minutes. Portland signed Kanter to a $70M offer sheet in 2015, which OKC matched.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter

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