Found June 07, 2013 on
By Chris Connolly
With the recent retirement of Jason Kidd it seems like a good time to address the future of Pablo Prigioni with the New York Knicks. If it wasn’t obvious that the Knicks needed to retain Prigioni before, it has become even more evident now. Prigioni emerged as a bright spot for the Knicks this season after coming over from Europe. Credit Glen Grunwald and his staff for another great find overseas. Although Pablo’s numbers aren’t going to wow you, it’s his presence beyond the boxscore that is key. The Knicks may look to explore other options in regards to back court help through the draft or in free agency, but in contrast, Pablo adds stability to the roster that is needed. You know what you are going to get from Prig. He is going to provide energy, leadership and the ability to run a Knicks offense that is sometimes stagnant.
Throughout the Knicks season, it is my belief that Coach Woodson buried Prig on the bench far too often. This became a major topic of convers...
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New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony has a little bit of free time and a whole of money.
So what does he do to play to both factors? He hooks up with his man super-producer Swizz Beatz at a Manhattan art auction.
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We all know that Jason Kidd has had a hall of fame career and was one of the best point guards off all-time. We also now know that J-Kidd will not be on this roster and will need to be replaced with younger talent. With the possible exit of Pablo Prigioni and no other point guards on the team, the Knicks will be in the market for a 2nd and 3rd point guard to contribute to this teams...
The Knicks have only begun pre-draft workouts, but a wide variety of prospects have already been seen, with an even more diverse group of players set to continuing strolling in as the weeks go on.So far, New York has worked out potential first-round selections, some likely second-rounders, and even a handful that just may fall below the radar (like Norvel Pelle, pictured above),...
Steve Novak is a specialist.
He shouldn’t have to apologize for this. There are a lot of NBA players and athletes in all sports that are specialists. In baseball, you might have a guy who can’t really hit but is fast as hell and can be used as a pinch runner. If a certain situation presents itself, a pinch runner could change a game.
/Thinks about Dave Roberts in 2004, considers...
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Carmelo Anthony has made himself into a world famous, handsomely paid NBA superstar, but growing up in Baltimore, things weren't always so fabulous for the Knicks forward.
With the NBA Finals officially in full swing, the New York Knicks are currently facing an off-season with questions coming from every angle imaginable. With the news earlier this week that second all-time leading assists and steals man Jason Kidd is retiring, the Knicks backcourt could certainly use a boost in anyway shape or form. Although the veteran leadership and presence of...
Tony Mitchell will work out for the New York Knicks on Friday.
Mitchell, a 6-foot-8 power forward, averaged 13 points and 8 rebounds this past season for North Texas.
“Best athlete in the draft,’’ one Eastern Conference executive said. “But he’s below average to average skill-wise and his team didn’t win this year.’’
Mitchell will be joined at the workout by Ricardo...
Thomas Robinson, the young PF from Kansas was a beast in college. However, in the NBA he has not seen the court enough to judge him as a bust or a sure shot. Drafted 5th overall by the Sacramento Kings, then traded to Houston for one part of the Morris twins, Thomas was buried on the bench for the rest of the year, as well as the playoffs with the Houston Rockets.
What is Thomas...
This doesn’t really help to change the whole “Carmelo shoots too much” thing, but at the very least ‘Melo is true to himself right? The New York Knicks were eliminated by the Indiana Pacers in the second round on May 18th. The NBA Finals are currently underway and it is June 7th today. But according [...]
A minor ankle injury kept Gorgui Dieng from participating in the draft combine and a few workouts with NBA teams, but now that he’s healthy Gorgs has been making his rounds.
Dieng traveled to Cleveland on Thursday to meet with the Cavaliers, who have the first pick in the draft. They’re likely to select center Nerlens Noel with the first pick, but they also have the 19th pick...
DALLAS Mark Cuban's public stance on Jason Kidd's retirement? Silence. His private stance?
"Cube reached out and sent me a nice note," Kidd tells 105.3 The Fan. "Cube is one of, if not the, best owner in sports. We were lucky to be with him when we won that championship."
Cuban refused on-the-record comment when we asked about Kidd's announcement...
Mark Cuban’s public stance on Jason Kidd’s retirement? Silence. His private stance?
'Cube reached out and sent me a nice note,' Kidd tells 105.3 The Fan. 'Cube is one of, if not the, best owner in sports. We were lucky to be with him when we won that championship.' And maybe, if the ice thaws, both sides can consider themselves lucky to reunite?
Bill Clinton, looking very fancy and Coltran-esque, reached out to Grant Hill and Jason Kidd yesterday with some well wishes. “@RealJasonKidd@realgranthill33 Congratulations on incredible careers. Let me know if you need any retirement advice.” Not a bad shoutout boys. You could do worse than the partyingist prez of all time.
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