<
>

Tuesday's Knicks Links: Jose Calderon's uncertain future

Jose Calderon looks forward to playing where he’s appreciated: Jose Calderon can’t say for certain if he’ll be a Knick next season, but he guaranteed he’ll play for the Spanish National Team in this summer’s Olympics as it vies to be the biggest obstacle to Team USA’s bid for a gold medal. -- New York Post

Carmelo puts Phil Jackson on hot seat after 1-on-1 chat: Carmelo Anthony called his meeting in Denver with Knicks president Phil Jackson a “good conversation’’ in which he “got some answers I was looking for,’’ but ultimately indicated actions in July will be more important than words in March. -- New York Post

Carmelo Anthony satisfied after ‘good conversation’ with Phil Jackson: Phil Jackson sought out Carmelo Anthony for their recent sit-down and the Knicks’ All-Star came ready with questions for the team president. Anthony called it a “good conversation,” but if he has additional questions, he can always consult his close friend Kobe Bryant. -- Newsday

Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Heartened in Talk With Phil Jackson: Carmelo Anthony said he felt positive about his one-on-one meeting with the Knicks’ president, Phil Jackson, last week in which the two discussed the direction of their struggling team. -- The New York Times

Baron Davis Seeks to Rewrite His Career’s Sad Ending: Baron Davis made a sad discovery before his first trip this month with the Delaware 87ers of the N.B.A. Development League. It was just after dusk on a recent weekday at Philadelphia International Airport, and the team was bound for Des Moines, Iowa. A member of the coaching staff handed Davis two boarding passes. -- The New York Times

Kobe Bryant gushes over Phil Jackson, Carmelo Anthony not so much: Phil Jackson received one ringing endorsement from an All-Star on Sunday but it wasn’t the endorsement that really matters. While Kobe Bryant was praising his old coach as a basketball savant, Carmelo Anthony was more guarded in his feelings about the direction of the franchise under Jackson. -- New York Daily News