HoopsHype Glen Grunwald rumors

August 8, 2013 Updates

New York Knickerbockers Executive Vice President and General Manager Glen Grunwald announced today that the team has signed guard Beno Udrih. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Beno is a solid addition to our backcourt where he will give us more depth and flexibility,” Grunwald said. “He is a talented and experienced floor general who brings championship experience to our locker room.” Knicks Now

Free agent guard Toure Murry remains in discussions with the New York Knicks and will make two visits with other NBA teams within the next week in hopes of deciding on a deal, his agent told RealGM. “We are expecting him to have all the information he needs to make a decision next week,” agent Bernie Lee said. RealGM

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The Knicks are interested in one of the best centers still available in free agency, Samuel Dalembert, according to a player source. On Friday, the first day of the NBA summer league at UNLV's Cox Pavilion, Knicks GM Glen Grunwald and Dalembert's agent, Marc Cornstein, were spotted chatting. ESPN.com

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Two weeks ago, Knicks GM Glen Grunwald said he expected Kidd to return and a source said he was genuinely surprised when Kidd informed him over the weekend. Last Thursday, Kidd said leaving money on the table was not an issue in determining whether to play on. “There’s a lot different stuff I may have the opportunity to do,” Kidd said Thursday. “I got to be honest with myself. I got to see if I could still mentally do the grind all over again.’’ New York Post

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Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald thought Mike Woodson should have won Coach of the Year this season. So he is hardly listening to fan and media complaints that Woodson had a bad playoff. Woodson, 55, finished third in the Coach of the Year voting, won 54 games, the Atlantic Division title and the Eastern Conference’s second seed. Woodson’s regular-season record as Knicks coach is 72-34, but critics point to his playoff miscues. He never has been out of the second round in eight seasons as a head coach with the Knicks and Hawks. The naysayers knock Woodson for his misuse of rookie Chris Copeland, his blind allegiance to slumping J.R. Smith, his insistence on forcing a rusty Amar’e Stoudemire into the rotation midstream and ignoring 3-point ace Steve Novak versus Indiana. New York Post

“I think Woody did a great job,’’ said Grunwald, an Indiana classmate of Woodson’s. “I think he’s my coach of the year still, although he finished third. He did an excellent job this year. We wound up where we didn’t want to be — out of the playoffs. We all have to take a look at ourselves from the front office to the coaching staff to the players.’’ New York Post

Anyone else think it seemed odd that Glen Grunwald seemed more convinced Jason Kidd would be back than J.R. Smith? Speaking of Kidd, he stressed the positive exit interview - but as Frank Isola tweeted earlier - I still would not be surprised if Kidd looked for a buyout for a lesser role with a contender to finish his career. Sulia

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