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Reports from peachtreehoops.com have stated that Ivan Johnson, the rugged and rough PF, has signed with the Zhejiang Golden Bulls of the Chinese League.
Johnson was the perfect fit for the Knicks. His tough, rugged style was exactly what the Knicks needed on the court. Unfortunately, a theme that has gone on here for years, the Knicks are way over the cap and only have veteran’s minimum contracts available.
Ivan, who was looking for more money or a long-term contract, preferably both, was in discussion with NY on a veteran’s minimum contract. However, money prevailed as usual and Johnson is off to China. Terms are not disclosed, but as soon as I hear I will let you know. Stay tuned!
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If the New York Knicks are going to begin this upcoming season on fire like a year ago, they’ll likely have to do it without the services of J.R. Smith. Our favorite hair-changing, armored-car-driving, Sixth Man of the Year-winning Knick is expected to miss the early portion of the season as he recovers from offseason knee surgery.
Smith had the second-highest usage rate on the...
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Additionally, World Peace will be an asset to Mike Woodson on a matchup basis. Being able to play quality, physical defense on some of the league’s best perimeter scorers for a few minutes per night will be a huge relief for Shumpert and Melo, keeping them fresh during the season.
It’s important to remember that Metta also has a championship...
By Max Marcilla
Amar’e Stoudemire is entering the 2nd to last year of his contract. Usually for players making over $20 million, like Stoudemire, a goal for a new contract year is to show his team why they should continue to pay him the same amount (or a larger amount) of money the next season. The secondary goal is to show other teams in the NBA that he deserves his $20 million...
By Charles R. Trimble III
It’s not often you get to meet a NBA champion, but I was fortunate enough to meet Dean Meminger during the summer of 99’ in a very unlikely place, an East Harlem pizza shop on 116th Street & 3rd Ave.
It was crazy, because the last place you expect to see a star of any stature is in your hood, especially a not-so-friendly hood like Spanish Harlem...
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Like fellow teammate Andrea Bargnani, Beno Udrih will not play for his country in Eurobasket next month.
While Bargnani though can’t play because of pneumonia, Udrih’s decision is strictly personal. The 31-year-old point guard last played in international competition for his native Slovenia at the 2006 World Championships.
Udrih signed with the Knicks on August 8 after playing...
With the New York Knicks wanting to add some needed size to their frontcourt, free agent center Hamed Haddadi remains a potential signing, according to ESPN New York’s Jared Zwerling.
The Knicks worked out Haddadi on August 16, and are also interesting in free agents Earl Barron and high-energy forward and former Atlanta Hawk Ivan Johnson.
Haddadi, meanwhile, has averaged 2.2 points...
If you haven’t already heard, the former New York Knick great Dean Meminger was found dead last week in a Manhattan hotel room. He was 65.
According to ESPN New York, New York City police said Meminger’s death showed no signs of trauma. The cause of death has not yet been determined and an investigation is ongoing. Keep checking back with New York Sports 24/7 for updates on this...
Since the calendar flipped over to 2013, five of the most influential basketball players of the 1990s and 2000s formally announced their retirement from the NBA. First, it was Rasheed Wallace hanging up the laces for what we assume is the last time in April. Then, in a form of poetic justice, 1994 co-Rookies of […]The post The 2013 NBA Retirement Manifesto: A Class For The Ages...