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New York Knickerbockers Senior Vice President, Basketball Operations and Interim General Manager Glen Grunwald announced today that the team has re-signed free agent forward Jared Jeffries. Per team policy, terms of the deal will not disclosed.
Jeffries, 6-11, 235-pounds, posts career averages of 5.1 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 22.6 minutes in 552 games (331 [...]
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The Knicks have waived Chauncey Billups using the amnesty provision. He reportedly is unhappy about the move.
The disgruntled point guard had warned teams not to claim him, saying he wanted to choose where played next. The Clippers are hoping the idea of playing with Blake Griffin makes him a happy camper.
Carmelo Anthony hyperextended his left knee during practice Monday and the Knicks say his return is day to day.
Anthony appeared to be hurt when he banged into another player while playing defense. He fell to the court and stayed down for a brief period before walking to the training room.
The Knicks were having a full practice for only the second time after they were short-handed...
The Clippers have won the waiver bidding for former Piston Chauncey Billups, who was waived by the New York Knicks under the NBA's one-time amnesty provision, said two people familiar with the process who were not authorized to speak on the matter. Teams were notified Monday in a memo that the Clippers had the winning bid for Billups.
New York Knickerbockers Senior Vice President, Basketball Operations and Interim General Manager Glen Grunwald announced today that the team has waived guard Chauncey Billups, designating him as the club’s amnesty player.
Billups, 6-3, 210-pounds, averaged 16.8 points on .427 shooting, 5.4 assists, 2.6 rebounds over 32.1 minutes in 72 games (72 starts) with Denver and New [...]
The New York Knicks have signed veteran point guard Mike Bibby to a one-year-deal, according to multiple reports.
Bibby, who will be paid the league minimum, split time last season with the Atlanta Hawks and Miami Heat, averaging 8.6 points and 3.3 assists.
The Knicks used their amnesty clause earlier Saturday on point guard Chauncey Billups.
The 33-year-old Bibby has averaged...
Tyson Chandler believes the Knicks now have the best frontcourt in the league, as he will be flanked by Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire.
Chauncey Billups isn’t handling the fact that he was waived by the Knicks very well, and tells Yahoo! Sports that any (non-contending) team that dares to sign him will be in a world of trouble: “He wants the freedom of free agency to choose a contender, Billups says. As one of the game’s great leaders, and gentlemen, Billups warns that player will be a distant memory should...
It seemed too good to be true.
After receiving the amnesty boot to make room for Tyson Chandler, Chauncey Billups voiced his irritation. He threatened retirement if an under-the-cap team he didn’t want to play for claimed him on waivers. Billups even said that that he would “absolutely love” getting a chance to face the New York Knicks in the playoffs, which makes any Heat...
Chauncey Billups had preferred to become a free agent, which would have allowed him to sign with either the Lakers or Heat.
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony hyperextended his left knee during practice Monday and the Knicks say his return is day to day.
The Clippers have claimed 35-year old point guard Chauncey Billups off waivers from the Knicks. Billups played in 72 games (all starts) for the Knicks & Nuggets last year and he averaged 32.1 minutes, 16.8 points, 2.6 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.0 steal per game. Billups shot 40.2% from three point range last year and the Clippers could definitely use his long range shooting...