After signing their contracts on the tiny table Thursday, the Knicks' four new free agent additions flew to Las Vegas to be introduced to media. Here they are with their new jerseys:
And because videos of scenes that are meant to be still are among life's finer pleasures, here's that same scene in motion:
Kyle O'Quinn's really good at maintaining his jolliness. High jolliness inertia quotient (JIQ).
Robin Lopez has jokes:
So many jokes.
Robin Lopez w/ basically the best response ever to Brook saying he could live under his staircase like Harry Potter. pic.twitter.com/hVZe3xbh8l— Fred Katz (@FredKatz) July 10, 2015
Robin Lopez on if his mascot rivalry will extend to the ones in Times Square. pic.twitter.com/l1q9vYwqmP— Fred Katz (@FredKatz) July 10, 2015
Some Afflalo bits:
Arron Afflalo says Phil broke out a laptop so they could watch film of the triangle during his free agent meeting.— Scott Cacciola (@ScottCacciola) July 10, 2015
I asked Afflalo about his plans the rest of the summer. He quickly replied, "Work."— Jonah Ballow (@jonahballow) July 10, 2015
Afflalo only met and spoke with the Knicks in free agency. He said he wanted to be with the Knicks— Al Iannazzone (@Al_Iannazzone) July 10, 2015
And here's Steve. Hey Steve!
Mills says wanted to spend wisely and weren't necessarily chasing stars. Wanted to build a team.— Marc Berman (@NYPost_Berman) July 10, 2015
Mills: “We talk too much about the triangle and what we’re trying to do offensively and not enough what we’re trying to do defensively.’’— Marc Berman (@NYPost_Berman) July 11, 2015
GM Steve Mills said with $2.8M room exception “There’s definite opportunity to improve scoring on this team.'' Shved is on radar.— Marc Berman (@NYPost_Berman) July 11, 2015
Jonah Ballow's got full interviews with all these guys coming later. I'll post them all at once when they're up. Welcome, new Knicks!