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If Amar’e Stoudemire wasn’t sure how the New York Knicks felt about him, the team’s offseason actions should provide a big hint.
The Knicks recently completed a trade with the Toronto Raptors for forward Andrea Bargnani. The move will ship Steve Novak, Marcus Camby and a 2016 first round pick to Toronto.
The Knicks are also reportedly interested in free agent forward Elton Brand.
The trade wreaks of gut-reaction to the Brooklyn Nets blockbuster deal, but it has some upside.
Clearly, Stoudemire’s injuries have frustrated the front office and highlighted a lack of depth in the front court. The 6-10 big man has missed 72 games over the last two seasons. Meanwhile the oft-injured rotation of Kurt Thomas, Rasheed Wallace and Marcus Camby combined to make only 84 regular season appearances.
Bargnani is a good fit offensively, but the move is far from a slam dunk. He’s a versatile scorer inside and, when healthy, a dead-eye shooter outside. The former first overall pick scored 21.4 point p...
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J.R. Smith and the Knicks reportedly are working out the details on a contract that will keep the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year with the team for another four years.
The New York Knicks and J.R. Smith agreed to a four-year contract worth $24.7 million on Thursday. As the 2013 Sixth-Man of the Year winner, the 27-year-old Smith averaged 18.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists over 80 contests last season. An erratic gunslinger on the court and a liability off of it, the 6-foot-6, 220 pound Smith is a pricey gamble for New York. Connecting on...
There’s lots of speculation of what the New York Knicks may or may not do to strengthen their point guard position. One thing the organization and the fans can agree on is everyone would like to see Pablo Prigioni return for a second season. The franchise would like to see Prigioni come back so much that they’ve reportedly offered him a two-year contract.
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J.R. Smith and the New York Knicks are reportedly finalizing a deal that will bring the 2012-13 Sixth Man of the Year back to NY, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports.
Smith, spent the last 2 season with New York where he averaged 18.1 points, 2.7 assists and 5.3 rebounds for the Knicks off the bench.
Free agent shooting guard, O.J. Mayo is reportedly close to agreeing to...
Frank Isola of The New York Daily News is reporting the Knicks have reached an agreement with guard J.R. Smith worth $24.7 million over four years.
Breaking: The Knicks and J.R. Smith agree to a new deal, Smith’s agent, Leon Rose, tells the Daily News.
— Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) July 4, 2013
Smith was the NBA’s 6th Man of the Year last season while averaging...
We’ve heard a little about the players that the Cavaliers are pursuing in free agency, including Earl Clark and Darren Collison, Chauncey Billups, Greg Oden, and Nikola Pekovic, but a new name has emerged as a frontcourt option. ESPN New York’s Jared Zwerling reports that the Cavaliers may be prepared to offer New York Knicks center Chris Copeland a multi-year contract.
Even if he was going to have to take a little less money, I just couldn’t imagine JR Smith not returning to the Knicks. Finally they locked him down. Breaking: The Knicks and J.R. Smith agree to a new deal, Smith's agent, Leon Rose, tells the Daily News. — Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) July 4, 2013
Pablo Prigioni has agreed to return to the New York Knicks.
Prigioni was a 35-year-old NBA rookie last season after a long career in Spain.
The Indiana Pacers have a standing offer to Chris Copeland.
Copeland is a restricted free agent, giving the New York Knicks the ability to match.
Copeland finally became an NBA player last season after many years in the D-League and Europe.
Copeland turned 29 in March.
According to ESPN’s Jared Zwerling, Pablo Prigioni will re-sign with the New York Knicks. The terms of the deal are still unknown.
In his rookie season in the NBA, the 36-year-old pass-first point guard averaged 3.5 points and 3 assists in 16 minutes off the bench for the Knicks.
Free agent forward Kevin Martin is signing with the Timberwolves, sources say. The deal will be for 4 years and around $30 million, and leaves the Thunder with even less on their squad from the “Here’s James Harden for nothing!” decision. Que sera.
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