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With many veteran players, including Amar'e Stoudemire and Rasheed Wallace, expected to sit out the Knicks' first preseason game vs. the Wizards later tonight, the matchup will be a great opportunity for players like Mychel Thompson and Chris Copeland to strut their stuff. Both still on non-guaranteed contracts, each one is still fighting for a coveted roster spot.After being signed earlier this summer, it appeared as though Copeland would have a leg up on all the other non-guarantees looking to make the team in training camp. On a Summer League squad in Las Vegas filled with former players' sons, coaches' sons, failed journeymen, and more, the 28 year old forward looked most like a capable professional basketball player Averaging 13.8 points and 4 rebounds per game, Copeland showed agility and good hands underneath the basket. He has the skills to help an NBA team.But intrigue surrounding Wallace may end up snatching a spot from Copeland in favor of the returning ve...
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By bringing in the slew of veterans that they did this past summer, the Knicks not only added some major depth, but also wisdom, experience, and intense hunger for that ultimate prize.The likes of Jason Kidd, Marcus Camby, Kurt Thomas, Pablo Prigioni, and Rasheed Wallace will help New York boast the oldest roster in the NBA history this season. With all the criticism that the Knicks...
As I continue to find out Knicks fans thoughts I have asked a very popular member of the basketball community Kyle Inman, otherwise known as @Dr.Hoppenstein on twitter.
We have had numerous conversations on twitter discussing the makeup of this Knicks team, so letâ€™s find out what Kyle has to say.
Firstly Kyle thank you for agreeing to do an interview for KnickSwag.com. Letâ€...
Chris Smith signed with the New York Knicks in August hoping to making the regular season roster out of training camp. Â He is the younger brother of NBA star J.R. Smith. Â Smith injured his knee in practice last Saturday and has been sitting out since. Â Now, it has been confirmed that he will need surgery on his left patella tendon and will miss three to six months. Nate Taylor...
New York Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire missed the first preseason game against the Wizards due to cautionary reasons. Now it seems as if he could miss the second preseason game against the Celtics as well. Nate Taylor from Off the Dribble reports that Amar'e did not scrimmage with the team but did go through the team's walk-though and weight room session.â€œI could...
Most people when they look at the roster the New York Knicks have assembled this season these five numbers jump out (40, 39, 38, 38, and 35). What are these numbers you ask? No these are not average minutes played for their starters or the numbers of games the Knicks have won the last five years. These numbers represent the ages of Kurt Thomas, Jason Kidd, Marcus Camby, Rasheed Wallace...
The injury curse from last yearâ€™s 2011-12 Louisville basketball squad has unfortunately made its way to the NBA.Former Cardinal guard Chris Smith has reportedly suffered a knee injury that will cause him to miss the next 3-6 months. Chris suffered this injury in practice with the New York Knicks as they are currently in preseason play. He will have left patella tendon surgery later...
The New York Knicks have a lot of talent. It's still unclear if that talent is going to mix together. We know Tyson Chandler is starting at center, Amar'e Stoudemire is starting at power forward, Carmelo Anthony at the small forward and Raymond Felton is starting at point guard. The big question for the Knicks right now is who will start at shooting guard, especially while...
When Carmelo Anthony was traded to the New York Knicks a couple of seasons ago, fans and even some in the media pegged it as the move that made the Knicks an instant threat. Melo, they said, was the superstar New York needed to carry them deep into the playoffs and back to respectability.
But so far, it has not panned out. There is no real need to rehash every little detail. The...
Steve Novak scored 21 points, connecting on all seven of his 3-point attempts, and the New York Knicks beat the Washington Wizards 108-101 on Thursday night.
The Knicks were particularly effective from beyond the arc, where they connected on 18 of 33. Novak paced five players in double figures for New York.
Led by Carmelo Anthony, who finished with 17 points, the Knicks took a...
Knicks @ Wizards Post Game:
Before we discuss the game, let me just say the absence of Stat, Marcus and Brewer makes up a large part of this teams
rotation. It will be hard to break down any game without the major players in the game.
1st quarter was a 3 point barrage. Knicks looked like beasts from the arc and Ray and Kidd ran the 1st and 2nd unit like champs. Novak...