Friday's Knicks Links: Linsanity ignored in 'MSG Countdown'

How despicable Knicks pretend Linsanity never happened: Last week, on both MSG Network and MSG’s website, appeared “MSG Countdown,” this one providing a timeline of exciting, memorable — even if forgotten — successful achievements by Knicks in the 21st Century. Included are big scoring nights from Carmelo Anthony, the night the Knicks, still long-range reliant, hit 20 3-point shots, and the time Kurt Thomas played with a broken foot. However, the singular most unexpected, extraordinarily exciting and successful 21st Century Knicks happenstance was omitted. -- New York Post

3 possible moves for Knicks in free-for-all NBA Draft: ESPN’s NBA Draft expert Fran Fraschilla breaks down this year’s prospects and recalls why his touting of Kristaps Porzingis was an “easy” call. ... Q: The Knicks are expected to buy a second-round pick. Anyone stand out to you worth taking a run at? A: You have to get lucky and target a few guys who you hope make your team and find their way into your rotation. It could be anybody in this draft from a Taurean Prince to Isaiah Cousins to a DeAndre Bembry. There are those types of veteran players, upperclassmen who could provide some value to a team like the Knicks. -- New York Post

Stephon Marbury wouldn't return to Knicks 'at gun point': One fan's dream reunion of Stephon Marbury and the Knicks will never happen - and that's putting it mildly. Even if the Knicks were in the market for a 39-year-old point guard who already had one unsuccessful stint with the team that has spent the past seven seasons playing in the Chinese Basketball Association, Marbury definitely wouldn't be down for it. -- New York Daily News