Found September 30, 2013 on Full Scale Sports:
TEAMS: New York Knicks
The NBA announced it’s 5-game suspension for J.R. Smith nearly a month ago after violating the leagues substance abuse policy. In more “blunt” language, the reigning sixth man of the year tested positive for weed. During Knicks media day, Smith expressed his disappointment: JR Smith says he's 'disappointed' in his 5-game suspension "because I let […]

JR Smith admits to waiting until after free agency to have knee surgery

JR Smith had surgery in July after he signed a four-year-deal with the Knicks for $25 million. Some fans were upset that JR waited until July to have a surgery that would cause him to miss the start of the season and wondered why the Knicks would commit to him for that amount of time with his health in question. During Monday’s media day, Smith confirmed that he was waiting until...

Starter or not, Amar'e Stoudemire just wants to stay healthy

It has been a long journey for Amar'e Stoudemire in New York. His first year, he was a revelation. Given the keys to the marquee franchise in the NBA (or at least the loudest) and playing amazingly well. Stoudemire was an MVP candidate for crying out loud. That was a long time ago. The Knicks acquired Carmelo Anthony and the focus of the team shifted away from the once athletic...

The New York Knicks face preseason concerns

Amar’e Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony (Photo credit: Isaac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images) With the 2013-14 NBA regular season exactly a month away, there are several issues that the New York Knicks must deal with. 1. Amar’e Stoudemire’s health With the Knicks training camp beginning this Tuesday and the first regular season game a month away, much concern surrounds Stoudemire’s...

Amare Stoudemire Not Sure When He’s Going to Play After Secret Knee Surgery

I am pretty sure Knicks fans are use to this by now. Amar'e: "My career isn't over yet, but we need to take precautionary measures to prolong my career." — Tommy Beer (@TommyBeer) September 30, 2013 Amar'e: "We haven't started any basketball activities yet…" — long story short, don't expect to see STAT on...

New York Knicks Training Camp: Media Day Highlights

Monday was the start of training camp for the New York Knicks…sort of, but not really. In actuality, the Knicks simply reported to Greenburgh and answered questions from throngs of reporters at the annual Media Day. Finally on Tuesday the boys in blue and orange will start passing and dribbling and shooting basketballs – and hopefully doing all of that well. Until then, we...

Mike Woodson to J.R. Smith: Time to grow up

When asked to comment on J.R. Smith’s five-game suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy Wednesday, head coach Mike Woodson said that while the team stands behind him, he needs to “grow up and do the right things.” Knicks coach Mike Woodson says J.R. Smith needs to “grow up and do the right things” after the sixth man was suspended five games by the...

Report: Stoudemire had more surgery

New York Knicks power forward Amar'e Stoudemire had an unreported "clean-up" procedure on one of his knees in July, according to the New York Daily News. It is unknown which knee was operated on, but Stoudemire had surgery on his right knee in October and on his left knee in March. Stoudemire, 30, was limited to just 29 games last season because of ongoing problems...

Knicks try to become better before Melo decision

Carmelo Anthony feels there is no reason to think about his potential free agency now. The New York Knicks don't seem so sure. The Knicks followed their first Atlantic Division championship team in 19 years with a strangely timed change in the front office, just days before opening training camp. Steve Mills returned to Madison Square Garden as president and general manager...

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Source: Amar'e Stoudemire Underwent Knee Surgery In July

Amar'e Stoudemire underwent a surgical procedure in July to repair one of his ailing knees, according to a team source. It marked the third surgery in 12 months for the New York Knicks' forward, whose offseason did not include much basketball. The surgery in July was described as a "clean up" and is not considered serious. The secrecy surrounding Stoudemire'...

Knicks pick up Mike Woodson option

The New York Knicks have picked up the option on Mike Woodson’s contract for the 2014-15 season. Woodson, is entering his second season as the New York Knicks head coach after being named interim head coach on March 14,2012. Woodson guided the Knicks to an 18-6 mark as interim coach after beginning the 2011-12 season as an assistant under Mike D’Antoni. He was made head coach...

Bernard King Working For a Sports Agency

With the new basketball season just weeks away and training camp about to begin, the Knicks are set to embark on what they hope will be a promising year. All reported twenty players set to join New York in camp will have the opportunity to strut their stuff, prove themselves, while at the same time, developing cohesiveness as a group. In addition to players on the Knicks...

New York Knicks New GM Won’t Bring Isiah Thomas Back

Okay Knicks fans, we can all breath now. New General Manager Steve Mills made fans love him right away when he announced that Isiah Thomas would not be coming back to the Knicks.  The announcement came on ESPN radio’s Michael Kay Show. No, Isiah will not be coming back to the Knicks,” Mills said.  “I’ve known Isiah for a long time. I think he has a lot of good things going...

Knicks pick up option on Mike Woodson for 2014-2015

New York Knickerbockers President and General Manager Steve Mills announced today that the team has picked up the option on Head Coach Mike Woodson's contract for the 2014-15 season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Woodson entering his second full season at the helm of the Knickerbockers after being named interim head coach on Mar. 14 2012 led the franchise to a 54-28...
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