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Contrary to most trade rumors going around, Mike Woodson is confident that Iman Shumpert will remain in New York. Yahoo! Sports reported that the Phoenix Suns are reportedly making a run for Shumpert in an effort to shuffle their roster for the future. As you can see if it were up to Woodson, he wouldn’t be going anywhere.
NEW YORK — Knicks coach Mike Woodson says he has addressed the trade rumors with Iman Shumpert and the second-year guard isn’t going anywhere.
“That’s kind of out of my hands,” Woodson said before the Knicks faced the Clippers at MSG. “If owners came to me and said we have to do a deal, you do the deal. But I sat [Shumpert] down and I told him. He knows how I feel about him.”
Woodson said his daugthers, Alexis and Mariah, were concerned about reports that Shumpert had been discussed in a potential deal to the Phoenix Suns forJared Dudley.
“My daughter jumped me last night about that trade rumor,” Woodson said. “She called me and said, ‘Daddy,
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According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo, the Phoenix Suns are once again pursuing Iman Shumpert in a trade. Last year during the year the Suns wanted Iman, but the Knicks never had any inclination of trading him.
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The New York Knicks are stuck in Minnesota thanks to the massive snow storm that is pelting the New York-to-Boston corridor.
The Knicks were in Minnesota to play the Timberwolves on Friday night. They initially planned to fly home after the game, but coach Mike Woodson says that flight has been postponed. The team will stay in Minnesota overnight and try to get home on Saturday...
After a tough loss on Sunday afternoon the New York Knicks media and fans are all thinking about what the team has to do to get over hump to beat the elite teams? The most valuable trade asset the Knicks have after Melo is the young and financially cheap Iman Shumpert. His skills are still evolving, he’s young and his contract is financially flexible. On the other hand, his trade...
Mike Woodson wasn't able to assure both Iman Shumpert and the public that a trade won't be made between now and the Feb. 21 trade deadline.
With the Feb. 21 NBA trade deadline fast approaching, it had been rumored on Saturday night that the Knicks and Suns were talking about a potential trade for Knicks guard Iman Shumpert.
In the initial report by Yahoo! Sports, the Knicks would receive sharpshooter Jared Dudley and a potential future first round pick for Shumpert.
However, ESPN New York reported on Sunday morning that...
The Phoenix Suns are dangling Jared Dudley and potentially a future first-round pick in an attempt to pry Iman Shumpert from the New York Knicks.
Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports that "the Knicks
have so far shown no inclination to do such a deal." Nor should they.
Shumpert is a young talent on a team loaded with aging veterans. If the Knicks were...
Yahoo! Sports reports the Phoenix Suns are pursuing a trade to acquire Knicks’ Iman Shumpert, whom they passed on in the first round of the 2011 NBA draft. The Suns also pursued the second-year guard in July when they pressured the Knicks to include him in a sign-and-trade for Steve Nash.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports:
As the Phoenix Suns try to reshuffle their...
Carmelo Anthony wasn't happy to hear about rumors surrounding Iman Shumpert that the New York Knicks were tendering trade offers for the struggling swingman.
"He shouldn't be worrying about that," Anthony said. "The Knicks shouldn't even be in trade talks right now."
Shumpert — who has had a rough time since his return from ACL surgery —...
With the February 21st trade deadline approaching, the Suns have been one of the more active teams around the league. It was reported over the weekend that the Suns are trying to trade for Knicks guard Iman Shumpert, and according to Arizona Republic, Phoenix has also shown interest in Utah’s Al Jefferson and Gordon Hayward.
According to Paul Coro, Arizona Republic:
The Suns also...
The colossal snow storm that is currently wreaking havoc on the northeast part of the country has forced the New York Knicks to stay overnight in Minnesota on Friday. The Knicks are stuck in town after playing the Timberwolves earlier in the evening.The original plan was for the Knicks to fly back to the Big Apple after the game, but those plans were scrapped due to a weather-related...
A rumored trade that would send New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert to the Phoenix Suns for Jared Dudley is "unlikely at this point," according to Ian Begley of ESPNNewYork.com.