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After being waived by the Minnesota Timberwolves in a cap related move, Greg Stiemsma, the 6’11” 259 pound center that earned his contract playing in Boston, was released today by the T-Wolves. He is officially available, and could be a great addition to the Knicks as their primary back up center to Tyson Chandler. With the trade of Marcus Camby and no other center on the roster as of now, NY could be a destination of mutual attraction.
New York, who is in the “center” signing business, was considering adding Jerome Jordan to their summer league roster in Las Vegas. Jerome’s addition to the roster is an audition of sorts, but if the Knicks can grab a player like Stiemsma for the vet’s minimum, he could be the back up they have been looking for. Greg averaged a pedestrian 4 pts. 3 rbs. in 16 minutes of play, but his attributes are not offense but defense and toughness.
Greg is not going to blow you away with athletic ability, however he can bring height, size and infinite toughness...
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Jerome Jordan, the 7’ foot – 250 pound Jamaican born center has not been given the chance to catch on in the NBA. You cannot teach size, so at some point someone will add him to their roster and give him a real look. After accepting an invitation to play on the Knicks summer league team, the former Knick might get his opportunity this season. New York is lacking in a back-up...
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It has been almost two weeks since the NBA Draft, when the New York Knicks chose Tim Hardaway Jr. as their first round draft pick, as well as the moment the former Michigan shooting guard held his own No. 5 Knicks jersey for the first time.
Monday, the club officially signed its newest rookies, including undrafted free agent forward C.J. Leslie...
I lined this out for you guys yesterday about why Carmelo could leave the Knicks next season. So to me, this makes sense as to why he would expect this. ‘Melo is a smart guy. He sees the Eastern Conference. And he knows that the Knicks are at best, 4th or 5th seed next season. [...]
Greg Stiemsma is living the dream as an NBA journeyman. That’s not too shabby for a guy who went undrafted out of college and didn’t play his first NBA game until he was 26 years old.
Stiemsma, 28, signed a contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, agent Mark Bartelstein told The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn. Terms were not disclosed, although this does seem to ensure the Wisconsin...
ESPN New York is reporting that New York Knicks star forward Carmelo Anthony will get some one on one work in with Hakeem Olajuwon this summer.
Reports suggest that Anthony is looking to refine his offensive and defensive post game, now that he’ll spend most of his time playing power forward for the Knicks in 2013.
Anthony would join Knicks teammate Amar’e Stoudemire, LeBron...
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Free agent guard Raja Bell worked out for the Knicks in New York on Monday and stood out to the point where he could receive consideration for a roster spot, a league source told RealGM.
The Knicks have been intrigued by the outside shooting and defensive versatility that Bell is known for, and they invited him into their facility on Monday. In the workouts...
By Kenneth Teape
This past week the New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors agreed to a pretty significant trade that will rid each team of contracts they did not want. It was basically a swap for each team’s mistakes as the Knicks will receive former number one overall pick Andrea Bargnani for Marcus Camby, Steve Novak, a 2016-first round draft pick and two second round draft picks...
Many have wondered how Jason Kidd, a guy who has zero coaching experience, would fair in his first year on the bench. Well, he got his first taste of action Sunday during the Orlando Summer League and he promptly received his first technical foul.
Kidd spent most of the afternoon looking relaxed but intense during the Brooklyn Nets’ first summer league game. But he got off the...
Per ThaCover 2 via Blacksportsonline, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is reportedly set to train with Hakeem Olajuwon this summer. In a move to increase Melo’s versatility in the post and post moves, it was perhaps sparked by the spike in minutes he spent at the power forward this season. We’ll see how this [...]
The New York Knicks announced their 2013 Summer League roster on Monday.
Iman Shumpert, Tim Hardaway Jr., Jeremy Tyler, Chris Smith, C.J. Leslie and J'Covan Brown headline the roster.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced their 2013 Summer League roster on Monday.
Shabazz Muhammad, Brandon Paul, Robbie Hummel, Gorgui Dieng and Lorenzo Brown headline the Wolves' roster.
MINNEAPOLIS -- The NBA's salary cap for the 2013-14 season is now set, and the Minnesota Timberwolves are sitting fairly pretty as free agency officially opens.
The league Tuesday night set the cap at 58.678 million and announced a luxury tax level of 71.748 million. The league-wide July Moratorium ends at 11:01 p.m., when draft picks and free agents are allowed to sign contracts...
Carmelo Anthony may be hoping to have Rajon Rondo as a teammate instead of an opponent.Photo Credit: Celticstown.com/AP
After a return to relevance for the New York Knicks this past season, the team has made the decision to bring back many of the familiar faces that contributed to their success instead of making significant roster changes, aside from the acquisition of Andrea Bargnani...
According to Yahoo! Sports, talks between the San Antonio Spurs and free agent Andrei Kirilenko have ended.
The San Antonio Spurs' exploration of acquiring free-agent forward Andrei Kirilenko in a sign-and-trade agreement with the Minnesota Timberwolves has passed without completion, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
The Spurs seriously considered a multiyear...
FOXSportsNEXT highlights of 2014 Michigan State defensive tackle commitment Enoch Smith Jr. at The Opening in Oregon.