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Amar’e Stoudemire received some harsh criticism via Twitter this afternoon, but that doesn’t excuse his unprofessional, and inappropriate, response. A fan tweeted Stoudemire ”you better come back a lot stronger and quicker to make up for this past season mannnnnn deadasss!!!,” and the $100 million responded through a direct message, saying, ”**** you, I don’t have...
June 23: Knicks forward, Amar’e Stoudemire, is hosting a Nike Skills Academy in Chicago this week for high school and college players. Deron Williams is also there hosting the same camp.
The recent arbitration ruling would allow Novak (R) and Lin to retain their Bird rights.
If you have been following New York Knicks basketball at all this offseason you’ve heard about the hot topic issue regarding some players’ contracts. The issue is in the form of an arbitration case that seems to have been going on longer than the playoffs regarding Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak...
According to Howard Beck of the New York Times, J.R. Smith will decline his Knicks option, but intends to re-sign with New York for log-term.
After proclaiming his love for New York and their fans via Twitter yesterday, you got the feeling that J.R. Smith wanted nothing more than to return as a Knick next season. His 2 AM bike ride with Knicks fans through the streets of NYC can...
The Players Association won and so did the New York Knicks after Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak were granted their "early-Bird rights" by an arbitrator, giving the team more financial flexibility this summer.
Friday's ruling by arbitrator Kenneth Damm means that Lin— as well as Novak— will be able to re-sign with the Knicks without the confines of a salary cap.
June 25: Carmelo Anthony, Jeremy Lin, Tyson Chandler, and coach Mike Woodson were all spotted at Mastro’s steakhouse in Beverly Hills last night.(via TMZ)
Baron Davis must be doing great on his rehab as he recovers from his knee injury. The New York Knicks point guard put it to good use, starring in a short YouTube movie called “The Battle of Boom Gardens” where Davis fights his garden workers with Nerf guns. It ends with Davis having a “rocket-launcher” that destroys their car.
Very Baron-Davis-like of a video.
New York Knicks’ Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak were given Bird rights Friday, according to ESPN New York. With that, the Knicks will be able to re-sign Lin, Novak and Landry Fields for up to $5 million along with adding an additional player for no more than $3 million with their mid-level exception.
Los Angeles Clippers’ Chauncey Billups and Portland Trail Blazers’ JJ Hickson...
June 24: J.R. Smith was spotted at the Hudson River Cafe in New York City last night.
(via DJMARVLS, @LifeStylePRO_)
Yesterday, a surprise ruling in the favor of Jeremy Lin, Steve Novak, Chauncey Billups, and JJ Hickson allowed each player to retain early Bird or full Bird rights despite each player being waived.
In the case of Novak and Billups, they retained their full Bird Rights as each player has been in the league longer than 4 years. In the case of Lin and Hickson (although for...
June 23: Carmelo Anthony, who was spotted at Disney’s California Adventure yesterday, was seen working out on the UCLA campus this afternoon.
Chicago Mt. Carmel (Ill.) 2014 DL Enoch Smith Jr. talks about the Notre Dame offer he earned at camp.
New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak, Los Angeles Clippers' Chauncey Billups and Portland Trail Blazers' J.J. Hickson secured Bird and early Bird rights in a hearing between the NBA players' association and the league, ESPN New York reported Friday. Arbitrator Kenneth Dam affirmed that players claimed off waivers can retain their valuable Bird and early Bird...
Dwight Howard and Carmelo Anthony are staring in the Chinese sci-fi basketball film “Amazing.” The main character is a game tester, testing a new “virtual reality basketball game, this virtual world is not so simple, even accidentally involved in some thrilling adventure,” in which he faces off against Howard and Anthony.
A fashionable New York sports trio emerged in Milan, in celebration of Men’s Fashion Week. Victor Cruz of the New York Giants, Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers and Amar’e Stoudemire of the New York Knicks, lined the front row at the Calvin Klein Collection men’s Spring 2013 runway show. Despite their varying degrees of style, all three athletes are fans of the brand...