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New York Knicks – Draft Rumors Piling Up

With the NBA Draft less than 48 hours away the rumor mill is spinning at an unprecedented rate. We won’t be able to separate the posturing from the reality until Thursday night but let’s take a quick look at the chatter surrounding the New York Knicks, who currently hold the 24th overall pick. - It isn’t looking good for the New York Knicks chances of retaining forward Chris...

J.R. Smith and Chris Copeland hit free agency

Albeit different types, both reigning Sixth Man of the Year J.R. Smith and surprise rookie Chris Copeland are both heading towards free agency. Smith will opt out of the final year of his contract sometime Tuesday, as was expected all along, to become an unrestricted free agent. On Monday, the Knicks extended a qualifying offer to Copeland (1 year, $988,872 million guaranteed), which...

Knicks' Free Agent Workouts To Dictate NBA Draft Choice?

The NBA Draft is just days away, and with pre-draft workouts seemingly all but finished for the Knicks, the team has shifted gears towards free agent workouts over the past week or so.But that doesn't mean such workouts won't, nevertheless, impact who the Knicks draft this coming Thursday.Recently named Nets' coach Jason Kidd leads a small handful of players who are unlikely...

New York Knicks Free Agency: Nate Robinson Reunion Would Be Smart Move

The New York Knicks have a need to fill at backup point guard, and former Knick Nate Robinson would be the best free agent fit for the position. The Knicks would not have the need for Robinson had Jason Kidd not retired, but the team will have to move on and acquire a player to [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Knicks Draft Look In: Alexandre Paranhos

Brazilian F Alexandre Paranhos works out for Knicks today. NYK once drafted a Brazilian, Nene, then traded him & Camby for Antonio McDyess — Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) June 25, 2013 The post Knicks Draft Look In: Alexandre Paranhos appeared first on Knickswag - A New York Knicks Blog - News, Rumors, and more!.

Knicks News: J.R. Smith, Chris Copeland

Just in: #Knicks have made a qualifying offer to Copeland for 1 year at $988,872. Cope has until July 23 to accept. Other teams interested. — Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) June 25, 2013 UPDATES on J.R. Smith officially becoming a free agent and Chris Copeland’s qualifying offer — #Knicks @IanBegley — Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) June 25, 2013  ...

Would Shawne Williams Help the Knicks?

Fresh off another embarrassing arrest, Shawne Williams is back, healthy and ready to give it another try. Could he land on the New York Knicks? The Knicks are in need of scoring. Spreading the floor for the open three-ball was the job we envisioned for Steve Novak. The Knicks committed 4 years – 16 million dollars to Novakaine, but his minutes in the rotation never were consistent...

Shumpert Ready To Fill Possible Void Of J.R. Smith

If J.R. Smith leaves the New York Knicks in free agency this offseason, Iman Shumpert is confident he will be ready to fill the void as a difference maker at shooting guard. “I always accepted all challenges,” Shumpert said. “I would just take that as another challenge." Even so, Shumpert would like to see the Knicks bring back the same team next season. “I would love...

J.R. Smith To Opt Out Of Contract, Will Become Free Agent

ESPN New York is reporting that Knicks shooting guard J.R. Smith has opted of his contract, and will become a free agent. Sources say that his opt out is no surprise to the Knicks, who didn’t expect Smith to play for $2.9 million after winning the NBA”s Sixth Man Of The Year Award. Smith averaged 18.1 points and 5.3 rebounds per game, and was an integral part of the Knicks making...

New York Knicks Free Agency: Quincy Douby an Option to Replace Jason Kidd

In the wake of Jason Kidd’s retirement, the New York Knicks have decided to take a look at former NBA point guard Quincy Douby to fill the void left by the new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reported (via Twitter) that the Knicks seek cheaper options [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Rather than signing reliable sharpshooter J. J. Redick, the New York Knicks are determined to retain undependable chucker J.R. Smith

Set to formally opt out of his $2.9 million contract next week, ESPN New York reports that retaining impending free agent J.R. Smith is the Knicks’ primary objective this summer. As the 2013 Sixth-Man of the Year winner, the 27-year-old Smith can net a four-year deal starting at $5 million per season. Despite showing flashes of brilliance throughout the 2012-2013 campaign, the...

Knicks Extend Qualifying Offer To Chris Copeland

The New York Knicks have extended a qualifying offer to Chris Copeland. Copeland will become a restricted free agent this offseason, giving the Knicks the ability to match an offer sheet.

Knicks News: Kostas Papanikolaou

Via Marc Berman – NY Post The Knicks have offered future second-round picks and future considerations (cash) to Portland in an attempt to regain the rights to small forward Kostas Papanikolaou, according to sources. The Trail Blazers have rebuffed the Knicks and were asking for their 24th pick in a swap with Portland’s 39th pick Thursday night to pony up the 6-foot-9 Greek. Knicks...

J.R. Smith Will Become Free Agent

J.R. Smith will not pick up his player option with the New York Knicks for the 13-14 NBA season at $2.9 million in order to become a free agent. The Knicks can re-sign Smith using the Early Bird Exception starting at approximately $5 million annually for at least two years. Smith could leave the Knicks if another team offers more money, but he is close with Mike Woodson. Smith and...

J.R. Smith declines option with Knicks, becomes free agent

He wants to get paid and the Knicks will likely oblige him.
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