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Jason Kidd doesn’t resemble the player he was in his prime, as the 40-year-old was scoreless over his final 10 games of the season. Still, the New York Knicks are expecting him to return next season, and general manager Glen Grunwald believes he’ll be a “big contributor,” according to Ian Begley of ESPN New York."We had a great meeting with Jason yesterday. We hope he's going to be back and from his comments to us we expect him to be back next year and he'll be a big contributor to the team like he was this year," Grunwald said on ESPN New York 98.7 FM on Tuesday after meeting with Kidd.While Kidd was influential in New York’s regular-season success, he struggled mightily during the playoffs. It seemed like the team was down a man when he was playing, and he missed his final 18 shots of the year.Kidd appeared to be mulling a return during the year, but he is under contract for the 2013-14 campaign. He’s since indicated that he’ll be back with the Knicks, but this can always change over the offseason.Follow @hoopsinjurynews
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Amare Stoudemire will go into next season with $45 million left on his contract and no guarantee of a starting job.
He also could remain a reserve who plays restricted minutes.
Searching for ways to improve next season, the New York Knicks could use a reliable second scorer and dependable low-post option. They have no way of knowing if Stoudemire can provide either because of his...
While J.R. Smith was mired in his playoff shooting slump, we said that something else had to be going on than the illness the Knicks provided as a reason. There may have been more to the story after all.
Smith battled a knee injury for most of the playoffs, the New York Post reports, starting with the first-round series against the Celtics. The knee reportedly began to bother him...
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The NBA scoring champ will receive criticism one way or another, but it was truly a great season for Carmelo who put up 28.7ppg, 7rpg and 2.6apg, and led the team to their 1st division title in almost 20 years. Carmelo finally made a conscious effort to defend with vigor, demonstrated by his early season dives into the crowd for loose...
Carmelo Anthony played 12 playoff games with a partially torn left shoulder
It looks like there may have been a reason for Carmelo Anthony’s struggles in the playoffs. According to reports, Carmelo Anthony may have been hurt before the playoffs started as he originally hurt his left shoulder April 14th against the Indiana Pacers. The injured shoulder was re-injured during Game...
An MRI on Wednesday revealed that New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has a small tear in his left shoulder. The 28-year-old reportedly suffered the injury late in the regular season and decided to play through it.
The Knicks are hoping Anthony can avoid surgery on the injured shoulder. The team plans to allow the league’s reigning scoring champion to rest for three to four...
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Pablo Prigioni could return to Spain.
Prigioni, who played a huge role in the 2012-13 season with the New York Knicks averaging 4.5 points, 3.2 assists while shooting over 43 percent from beyond the arc, could face a tough decision due to wife’s wishes to move back to Spain, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post.
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This is a similar injury to what Dwight Howard played with for a good portion of the year. It isn’t bad enough to sideline you, but it is bothersome.
Carmelo Anthony played 12 playoff games with a partially torn left shoulder, the Daily News has learned.
An MRI of Anthony’s shoulder revealed a partially torn labrum, according to a Knicks source and there is a possibility that...
Pablo Prigioni has no plans to return to the Spanish League.
“If I can choose, I prefer to play in the United States and stay in the NBA,’’ Prigioni said.
Prigioni will hit restricted free agency on July 1.
Prigioni is expected to seek a one-year deal worth about $2 million.
Every week leading up to the NBA Draft, Turn On The Knicks will round up what a variety of mock drafts have the New York Knicks doing with the 24th overall pick. We will also include our commentary and any updates on where the team is expressing interest.
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