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After struggling with a nagging right knee injury throughout the season, Jared Jeffries confirmed Tuesday that he underwent Orthokine Therapy to treat his sore right knee. In late May, Jeffries traveled to Germany’s Center for Orthopaedics and Molecular Medicine in Dusseldorf to begin the treatment. Lakers stars Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum, as well as New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez have been known to of had the same treatment, which was successful. In simple terms, the procedure involves doctors taking the patient’s own blood, spinning it in a centrifuge to make a healthy serum and then injecting it into the knee over a course of five straight days.
“I looked into it a little bit and I knew I wanted to try to avoid another surgery the best I could, and that’s the best option that I saw.”
Since the procedure about a month ago, Jeffries is feeling good. “(The knee) feels great. The last three weeks, I’ve been working out and running. The good thing about it is that it’s not surgery...
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Landry Fields has agreed to a three-year offer sheet with the Raptors worth approximately $19 million.
Fields is a restricted free agent after spending his first two seasons with the Knicks.
The third season of the deal is likely to have a significant spike in Year 3.
Via Marc Stein/ESPN (via Twitter)
July 2: Jeremy Lin took photos with musicians Tori Kelly and AJ Rafael this afternoon while rockin’ his New York Knicks gear.
(via @ToriKelly, @ajrafael, @ryanbandong)
When the word trickled out that Jeremy Lin could sign an offer sheet with the Houston Rockets, I was reminded of a quote from the movie Pulp Fiction.
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New York MagazineThe New York Knicks look like frontrunners to pursue point guard Steve Nash, as they look to get the 38-year-old in a sign-and-trade deal, according to ESPN.com’s Marc Stein.
Other teams like the Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers have also been interested. The Mavericks plan to give Nash a big offer to sign him as they couldn’t land Deron Williams or Dwight...
Knicks guard Landry Fields could be on his way out of New York after agreeing to sign an offer sheet with the Toronto Raptors.
The Octagon agency confirmed the deal, reported Tuesday by ESPN.com to be for three years and about $20 million.
Since Fields is a restricted free agent, the Knicks will have three days to match the offer after it can be signed on July 11.
J.R. Smith is leaning toward re-signing with the Knicks.
On Tuesday, Landry Fields and the Toronto Raptors reached a verbal agreement on a three-year $19 million contract. It seemed like a poison pill offer at the time, perhaps to mak e any attempt to grab coveted point guard Steven Nash that more difficult. However, Marc Berman is reporting that the Knicks have no intentions [...]
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Knicks have emerged as the front runners to land 2x MVP Steve Nash. The New York Knicks and the Phoenix Suns are in the “critical” stages of executing a sign-and-trade that would give Nash a 3yr/$27-30M deal and send Iman Shumpert, Toney Douglas, and 3 low money players to Phoenix.
According to Marc Stein, the Knicks are now trying to...
Free-agent guard Landry Fields has reached a verbal agreement with the Toronto Raptors. Fields, formerly with the New York Knicks, is expected to sign a three-year deal that is worth a reported $20 million.
He will not be able to officially sign until July 11, when NBA players can sign their new contracts.
The Knicks will have three days to either match or raise the offer once...
According to Yahoo NBA insider Adrian Wojnarwski, the Knicks and Suns are in the midst of completing a deal that would send future Hall of Fame point guard, and two-time MVP winner Steve Nash to the New York Knicks. The deal would include Toney Douglas, Iman Shumpert, and three low money players. The deal is said to be for 3 years for around 27-30 million.