Found May 21, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
PLAYERS: Jeremy Lin
TEAMS: New York Knicks
Mike D’Antoni was so distraught by the way things worked out with the Knicks this season that he ended up resigning in March. D’Antoni spoke with SI’s Jack McCallum for his first interview since resigning, and he talked about how devastated he was after stepping down. “I got into my pajamas and didn’t get out of them for a month. You know those people who deliver the food from Meals on Wheels? They were the only ones who saw me,” he said. D’Antoni was sure to specify that resigning was his idea and not one pushed on him by the Knicks. He also bristled at the suggestion that he quit the job, correcting McCallum to point out that he resigned. D’Antoni said he’ll likely sit out the upcoming season, and he called the report that he wanted the Magic coaching job “bull****.” He also offered an interesting perspective on Jeremy Lin, who shocked everyone with his rise from benchwarmer to All-Star-caliber starter. “Anyone who claims they saw this in Jeremy is kidding himself. But we liked him

Report: Lin named to US Select Team

Linsanity is heading to Vegas in July. Knicks free agent point guard Jeremy Lin was officially named Monday to the 13-man US Select Team that will scrimmage against Team USA during its Olympic training camp in Las Vegas July 6-12. Lin might not be permitted to play, however, if the free agent has not signed a new deal by then. He is coming off knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus...

Agent says Lin return no guarantee

Free agency is five and a half weeks away, but Jeremy Lin's agent already is setting the groundwork for what could be a complicated negotiation. Roger Montgomery, in a rare interview, said nothing was assured regarding Lin's Knicks future, despite interim coach Mike Woodson's declaration that the global phenom, who becomes a restricted free agent July 1, would "...

Irving, Lin among players to train vs US Olympians

Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving of Cleveland and Knicks star Jeremy Lin are among 13 NBA players chosen to scrimmage against the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team in July. Also picked Monday were: John Wall (Washington), Ryan Anderson (Orlando), DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento), Paul George (Indiana), Kawhi Leonard and DeJuan Blair (San Antonio), Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors...

Jeremy Lin Not A Sure Bet To Return To The Knicks “We don’t have assurances of anything”

Though most people think Jeremy Lin’s return to the Knicks is a no-brainer, it’s not that simple. Despite 5 other NBA teams’ interest in the young point guard, Lin’s agent, Roger Montgomery, expressed doubt in a recent interview with the New York Post.  “I don’t expect that. We’re not anticipating that’s going to happen. We don’t have assurances of anything....

Knicks await arbitration decision determining Jeremy Lin’s Early Bird rights

Point guard Jeremy Lin is expected to be resigned by the New York Knicks this summer since he is a restricted free agent and the Knicks have the right to match any offer but Lin’s agent isn’t so sure his client will be wearing a Knicks’ uniform next season. A clause in the 2005 Collective Bargaining Agreement called the Gilbert Arenas provision limits what teams can offer a...

Lin's Agent To Pursue Offers Beyond Knicks

Jeremy Lin's agent, Roger Montgomery, said that he doesn't expect negotiations with the Knicks to be as simple as they have been portrayed by Mike Woodson.

NBA Legend Senator Bill Bradley Talks Knicks Basketball and New Book

After their playing days are over, most NBA players ride off into the sunset and enjoy the relaxation that comes with retirement. Senator Bill Bradley isn’t “most NBA players.” After a storied basketball career that included two NBA championships and an all-star appearance, Bradley decided to take the political world by storm. After spending ten seasons as a New York Knicks...

Seventeen Seconds Of Fame – Why Jeremy Lin Wouldn’t Succeed in Mike Woodson’s System

Let’s go back in time to February, 14th 2012, Valentine’s Day but also known as the peak of “Linsanity.” The New York Knicks were playing the Toronto Raptors in Toronto in front of almost 21,000 screaming fans mostly due to Asian Heritage night. It had been a struggle for the Knicks all game due to not being able [...]

VIDEO: Behind The Scenes Look At Bulls vs. Knicks 3/12

SuncasTV takes us behind the scenes from pre-game warmups to post-game locker room’s in the March 12th showdown between the Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks at the United Center.  Very cool inside look focused on the marquee matchup between Derrick Rose and Jeremy Lin.

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 5/21

Herald   Celtics fare better when Kevin Garnett fires away Celtics facing a must-win Avery Bradley takes a break Celtics looking for another bounce-back effort Days off a blessing for old Celtics, a curse for 76ers LeBron James, Dwyane Wade make magic for Heat Sixers heading into pivotal Game 5 against Celtics Failure to get stops at heart of Game 4 fold Globe   Celtics...

Mike D’Antoni Opens Up For The First Time “Resigning Hurt. It Hurt A Lot. It Still Does.”

Former Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni and his brother, former Knicks assistant Dan D’Antoni, recently sat down with columnist Jack McCallum as he opened up for the first time since resigning. They met at an Italian restaurant in Port Chester where Mike opened up about his future, the rise of Jeremy Lin, and the Carmelo Anthony theory. So, according...

D’Antoni “obstacle had to be removed”

Jack McCallum of posted a Q&A session with former New York Knicks head coach Mike D’Antoni. In their session they talked about everything, why he resigned, his future, Carmelo Anthony and Jeremy Lin. One of the biggest questions in my mind was about his resignation. With the Knicks being 18-24 at the time of his departure and all the internal turmoil you had to wonder...

Mike Woodson On The Verge Of A Deal With The Knicks

Among growing support from players, including Carmelo Anthony and Jeremy Lin, Knicks intern head coach Mike Woodson is now apparently on the verge of a new deal in the coming days that will make him the long term head coach. I personally don’t see why Woodson wouldn’t command a new deal based off what the team did alone, as they went 18-6 after he took over for Mike D’Antoni...
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