Leon Rose’s success in NBA draft may be Knicks’ saving grace

Knicks president Leon Rose hasn’t done a lot right recently and crapped out in last summer’s free agency. But his 2020 and 2021 drafts could be his salvation. Amid the wreckage of the 2021-22 season, Rose has clung to the positives of his two draft classes showing promise. It’s all he’s got. Rose underlined the … Read more

Knicks’ Leon Rose breaks silence on Randle, Thibodeau struggles

Knicks president Leon Rose, in his first comments since September, gave a vote of confidence to embattled coach Tom Thibodeau and embattled power forward Julius Randle before Sunday’s season finale versus the Raptors. Rose gave no indication he’s firing Thibodeau or trading Randle, acknowledging Randle is one of three NBA players to average 20 points, … Read more

Mike de Leon streams ‘Citizen Jake’ for free, ‘Last Look Back’ memoir out in 2022

When legendary filmmaker Mike de Leon came out of an almost two-decade long retirement in 2018, he gave us Citizen Jack. It is the story of a young, idealistic citizen journalist named Jake Herrera, who is in a constant clash with his politician father, a Marcos apologist. Citizen Jack was shown a year before the … Read more

Leon Rose turning back on Knicks fans with prolonged silence

As an agent, Leon Rose did not do much talking for public consumption. He believed his clients were best served by a back-room approach, and nobody much cared. He had to answer only to the players paying his commission. But that all changed the day Rose accepted Knicks owner Jim Dolan’s offer to run the … Read more