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Raymond Felton misses his good times with the New York Knicks, but since being moved to Denver and then traded to Portland, Raymond is ready for free agency. What teams are on his short list?? The New York Knicks (which seems to be on everyone’s list despite their tight monies). Felton said the ideal system [...]
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J.R. Smith, the current Knick and former member of Zhejiang Chouzhou, is suing his former team in China, seeking $1,078,500 for salary that he argues is owed to him.
Jeremy Lin has hired new representatives to handle business opportunities following his breakout season with the New York Knicks.
Lin, who will become a restricted free agent next month, retained the sports practice at Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, led by agent Jim Tanner. Tanner says Thursday in a statement the firm will represent Lin in areas such as marketing endorsements...
Jeremy Lin and three other players will maintain valuable rights in free agency after an arbitrator's ruling.
The National Basketball Players Association said Friday that arbitrator Kenneth Dam affirmed its position that players claimed off waivers can use their ''Bird'' and ''Early Bird'' rights. The union argued that Lin, Knicks teammate Steve...
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.
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...
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.
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.
JR smith’s time in China during the NBA lockout consisted of some amazing individual performances and a lot of drama. Missing practices, family fighting with fans in the stands and his CBA team, the Zhejiang Chouzhou. The team claims that JR missed almost every practice, failed to show up for team meetings and had a general [...]
June 22: Knicks guard Iman Shumpert was seen in his home state of Chicago today giving back to the community at a local camp.
(via @Cmh2os, @lizdavies)
New York Knicks’ J.R. Smith time in China during the lockout wasn’t the most memorable for him as he suffered a knee injury, missed practices, and of course the ‘brawls’ between fans and his sister. However, J.R. Smith feels entitled to some of the salary that his former Chinese team withheld claiming he didn’t [...]
The Knicks can re-sign Jeremy Lin and still have their mid-level exception to spend.
Chicago Mt. Carmel (Ill.) 2014 DL Enoch Smith Jr. talks about the Notre Dame offer he earned at camp.