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With a roster already filled with star power and quality role players, the Knicks have clearly done enough to get their fans buzzing with excitement for next season.With training weeks now just weeks away, New York also decided to invite a few young guns to camp, perhaps hoping to stash one or two for the Erie BayHawks, their D-League affiliate. The team announced the signings of Mychel Thompson, Oscar Bellfield, Henry Sims, and John Shurma earlier this week.But even with the roster appearing set and a couple of prospects already in place, the Knicks still may not be all done just yet.In 2010, the Knicks worked the phones towards the trading deadline and acquired the expiring contract of Tracy McGrady. Of course, the team had its sights set on the coming summer's free agency period, but there was certainly curiosity surrounding T-Mac's abilities. Could he still hold his own as a starter in the NBA?The answer at the time, was no. McGrady averaged 9.4 points, but only shot 39%...
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The Knicks recently extended an offer to Patrick Ewing to become the coach of their D-League team, but Ewing declined. The Hall of Famer has served as an NBA assistant coach over the last eight seasons for four different teams, and a source close to him says he did not appreciate the offer.
“Patrick has paid his dues,” the source said according to ESPNNewYork.com. “He was...
The New York Knicks decided if Hakeem Olajuwon was good enough for Amare Stoudemire than he's good enough for all of their big men.
Chris Broussard with ESPN reports that the Knicks have hired Olajuwon to train several of its players.
Olajuwon will fly from his home in Houston and train Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler and Marcus Camby at the Knicks' practice...
Tracy McGrady will work out for the New York Knicks today to see if he can land a contract in the NBA this year. Mcgrady previously worked out for the San Antonio Spurs and is hoping he does not have to go over seas to play basketball this season.
Mcgrady spent last year with the Atlanta Hawks and averaged a career low 5.2 points per game. Mcgrady has been severely slowed by...
New York Knicks point guard Jason Kidd intends to fight a charge that he was drunk when he crashed his SUV into a telephone pole in the Hamptons over the summer, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Kidd, wearing a navy pinstriped suit and tie, said ''good morning'' to reporters outside Southampton Town Court on Long Island. But he didn't speak as he stood, back straight...
After walking away from the Atlanta Hawks former All-Star Tracy McGrady is looking for a new home.
The big waves of NBA free agency have been surfed, the boards have been put away and now the players in their prime are sitting around the camp fire waiting for the season to start.
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Tracy McGrady continues to look for a new home, and that search took him to to a former employer Thursday. The New York Post reports that McGrady worked out with the Knicks on Thursday, after working out for the San Antonio Spurs earlier in the week. The 33-year-old McGrady would be making a return to The Big Apple if he were to land with the Knicks. The seven-time All-Star played...
The Knicks organization has a small sample of head coach Mike Woodson’s coaching style to analyze. So far, his coaching skills have been well received by the team. Will this translate to a winning season?
Under Woodson, last year’s regular season, the Knicks went 18-6 and never lost 2 games in a row. Out of the 6 games they lost, only 2 slip ups were apparent against teams...
Hakeem Olajuwon to Visit Knicks
It looks like Amar’e Stoudemire had such a positive experience this summer in Texas with Hakeem Olajuwon, he has convinced his teammates to also take part.
Stoudemire worked with Olajuwon for two-and-a-half weeks earlier this summer at Olajuwon’s house in Houston, Texas. Stoudemire came away with much more confidence in his post game, something...
The lights flicker on, one by one in a row at the Knicks training facility. The smell of floor polisher is fresh in the air. This day is not like any other summer day, this day is Day 1 of the organized pre camp sessions. The sound of basketballs hitting the floor begins to ring off the walls and the smell of sweat over powers the freshly polished floors. Carmelo calls all the players...
Roger Brown Story Trailer Video (Link courtesy of Tman) It may not seem like it, based on our recent emotionally driven, factually deficient fetish for J.R. Smith, but Knicks Fanatics are smart and passionate historians especially when it comes to remembering great home grown ballers. In a previous Thread, our coach and conscience, Tman of Bball, reminded us of Brooklyn legend...
According to Yahoo! Sports, the San Antonio Spurs worked out Tracy McGrady who is currently seeking a guaranteed contract which he won't get with the Spurs.
McGrady is a seven-time All Star but after a strong, promising NBA career with the Raptors and Magic, he was beset with injuries which derailed his career. Last season he was with the Hawks and averaged 5.3 points, 2...
Seven-time All-Star Tracy McGrady is still in search of an NBA team willing to give him a guaranteed contract for next season.
McGrady is hoping the New York Knicks last open guaranteed spot will be his after he works out for them Thursday. McGrady played in 24 games with the Knicks in 2010 after he was acquired from the Rockets in a cap-saving move to try and land LeBron James...