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With July 1st and the NBA's free agency period steadily approaching, Newsday's Al Iannazone reports that the Knicks have extended qualifying offers to both Jeremy Lin and Landry Fields.It's well known that the Knicks will look to lock up with a long-term contract. Whether or not they'll have to use their Midlevel Exception (or instead own "Bird Rights) to do so remains to be seen.Lin, who will turn 24 this summer, showed great potential as "Linsanity" engulfed the entire NBA nation this season. Building up chemistry with the likes of Fields, Steve Novak, and even Amar'e Stoudemire, he proved that he easily can elevate the play of his teammates on a nightly basis.The young guard's ability to penetrate to the basket and evade defenders makes him a multi-talented player for New York. That said, while he thrives with the ball (whether he takes it to the hole or distributes it effectively), Lin will have to continue working towards an on the court u...
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Calm down on those questions of cap space and coaching styles. If Jeremy Lin and the Knicks want Lin back, he'll be back. Now, it sounds like Lin wants to be back. Coach Mike Woodson, who has said he wants the popular point guard to return, told the New York Post on Tuesday that he's pretty certain Lin will be with the Knicks next season. "Absolutely he's going to...
JR Smith opted out of his contract with the New York Knicks, not taking his player-option. However, it seems that the 26-year-old is looking to re-sign to stay in the Big Apple still.
Per the New York Times:
J.R. Smith will decline his Knicks contract option Tuesday, but with the intent of re-signing under more lucrative terms, according to a person with knowledge of the situation...
Carmelo Anthony is made of wax now. At the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in New York, Anthony now joins the likes of Rosa Parks and Ronald Regan in having his likeness memorialized in Wax. There's tons of low-hanging fruit jokes here about defense that I won't mention right now. In some ways I'm even ashamed I referenced the fact that I thought of them right away. I'...
The Knicks plan to match any offer for Jeremy Lin, who will have "early Bird" rights when free agency begins.
Carmelo Anthony celebrated the unveiling of his own likeness as a wax statue at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum by performing a joke that will never age. As people walked by the statue or prepared to pose for a picture with the seemingly ‘wax’ ‘Melo, the ‘real’ Carmelo would move and give the fan a scare they won’t soon forget. Sometimes the simplest jokes are simply...
June 26: Baron Davis didn’t let crutches stop him from making an appearance at Dyckman Park in New York City. The Knicks guard signed autographs and even spoke with the crowd, check out the photos from the night:
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June 26: Carmelo Anthony was spotted celebrating his wife La La’s birthday last night on a boat in Manhattan. Carmelo surprised La La not only with a “hermes” themed cake, but with a new piece of bling to add to her collection. Check it out:
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J.R. Smith has declined his $2.4 million option with the New York Knicks, the Newark Star-Ledger reported Tuesday, and that means he can either re-sign with the Knicks for a 20-percent raise or become a free agent. Smith averaged 12.5 points and 3.9 rebounds per games after joining the Knicks this season following a stint in China. Smith has said he would like to stay with...
The New York Nicks' Carmelo Anthony celebrated the unveiling of his wax statue at Madame Tussaud's in New York by having some fun with visitors....
Today at Madame Tussauds in New York, Carmelo Anthony’s wax figure was unveiled.
Check out more pics below of Carmelo and his wax figure.
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*UPDATED* The NBA announced on Tuesday that they will fine Amar’e $50,000 for that message: NBA announces it has fined Amare Stoudemire $50k for using “offensive and derogatory language” in twitter DM. – Howard Beck Oh,how I love twitter. I really do, it’s where fans can freely interact with their favorite athletes or not-so [...]
The Knicks would hold some form of Bird rights over Jeremy Lin.
Professional sports leagues around the World may seriously need to invest into some social networking etiquette classes for their athletes.
New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire was fined $50,000 dollars Tuesday for using “offensive and derogatory language” language against a fan on Twitter.
After tweeting that he’d just finished an extensive workout, Stoudemire received...
Larry Bird officially resigned as Indiana Pacers' president of basketball operations, returning the baton to Donnie Walsh, who filled the role in the team's glory days over 24 seasons before four seasons with the Knicks. Under Walsh, Kevin Pritchard was promoted to general manager. He replaces David Morway, who resigned Tuesday after 13 seasons with the franchise. "...
Carmelo Anthony is training for the Olympic team training camp, which starts July 6 in Las Vegas.