Found August 15, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
All the talk this offseason has been about the Nets' starting five with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett being traded from Boston and joining Brook Lopez Joe Johnson and Deron Williams under new coach Jason Kidd. But Knicks coach Mike Woodson isn't sure what his starting five will look like heading into the season. Woodson was asked about his lineup during an appearance at the Garden of Dreams Foundation's fifth annual Dream Week at the Knicks' training facility yesterday and only would guarantee spots to three players: Carmelo Anthony Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton. "That's what we use camp for. I have no idea who's going to start" Woodson said. "Camp should be pretty competitive based on the talent and that's how it should be." Noticeably absent from that list of starters was Iman Shumpert who started all 45 games he played in last season after returning midway through the season from an ACL injury suffered in the 2012 playoffs. S...

New York Knicks’ Mike Woodson: Two starting five spots open

The New York Knicks made some interesting off-season moves since July 1 – some pundits would suggest they weren’t positive – as their New York neighbors - Brooklyn Nets – made positive off-season improvements, which is why a plethora of early returns, has Brooklyn being the better team – at least on paper – than the [...]The post New York Knicks’ Mike Woodson: Two...

Knicks Talk: Earl Barron Still on the Knicks Radar

Source: Strong mutual interest between the #Knicks and Earl Barron … My latest story here — — Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) August 15, 2013   Knickswag Notes: This is the way the Knicks should go. In my other articles about Earl Barron, I have written about his chances to be on this team. The truth is that New York is in need of a center to back...

Knicks Bring in Haddadi For a Look

Iranian center Hamed Haddadi is meeting with Knicks officials today, the Daily News has learned. — Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) August 16, 2013   It’s worth noting regarding Haddadi, who worked out for #Knicks today, that his agent recently facilitated the World Peace & Udrih signings. — Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) August 16, 2013   Knickswag Notes: Could this be a “thank...

Brook Lopez Expects To Be Ready For Training Camp After Foot Surgery

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez expects to be ready for training camp after having surgery on his foot. According to the New York Post, it was Lopez’s third foot surgery in the past two years. “I think I was more disappointed than anything,” Lopez said. “I wasn’t concerned. I was disappointed, but it was best to do it when we did it, in the week after the season, to give...

Knicks Pre-Season Schedule

Knicks will play 7 preseason games, first 6 on the road: 10/9 at BOS, 10/11 at TOR, 10/12 at BOS, 10/17 at WAS, 10/21 at TOR, 10/23 at MIL — Howard Beck (@HowardBeckNYT) August 15, 2013 Knicks’ close preseason at MSG, vs. CHA on 10/25. — Howard Beck (@HowardBeckNYT) August 15, 2013   The post Knicks Pre-Season Schedule appeared first on

Kidd: Garnett 'Probably' Won't Play Back-To-Backs Next Season

Kevin Garnett might not play in back-to-back games next season as the Brooklyn Nets make a concerted effort to keep the veteran forward fresh for the final stretch of the year. “We’ve talked about it that there’s going to be (minutes restrictions). When you look at KG, probably no back-to-backs for him,” Jason Kidd said. “Those are just topics we’re talking about, throwing...

Deron Williams plays dodgeball with little kids in Instagram video

Yesterday on TNLP, we featured a clip of Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams doing a series of flips on a trampoline but that wasn’t the only trampoline clip that caught our attention. Check out this clip of Deron facing off in the same establishment against some little kids in a friendly game of dodgeball:

Amar’e Stoudemire to judge Miss America Pageant

New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire is more than just a professional basketball player. He also takes a great deal of pride in his sense of fashion. There have been times when we accused him of getting carried away with his passion for fashion, but it has come in handy and allowed him to score […]

Knicks @ Night Podcast: 8/15 – 10pm Est

                Tonight’s Guest: Chris Herring Click Here The post Knicks @ Night Podcast: 8/15 – 10pm Est appeared first on

Knicks Chat: Shump’s Other Game

By Kenneth Teape Monday night the music world was abuzz with the verse that Kendrick Lamar dropped on Big Sean’s single “Control (HOF)” in which he called out virtually the whole rap game and claimed to be “King of New York” even though he hails from California. While that received a ton of buzz and still is today, another person closer to home dropped a new verse as well...

I was never a fan of Jerry Stackhouse… until now

LeBron James made headlines earlier this week when he hinted at a run for head of the NBA’s players’ union. James said the union was “going backwards.” Jerry Stackhouse – an active participant in union activities – wasn’t pleased [CBS Sports - Ken Berger]: Stackhouse, one of seven executive committee members elected at All-Star weekend in Houston this past February...

Knicks Meeting With Hamed Haddadi

Hamed Haddadi is meeting with the New York Knicks on Friday to discuss a contract. Hadaddi finished last season with the Phoenix Suns and appeared in a total of 30 games. Hadaddi was recently MVP of FIBA Asia, averaging 18.8 points and 10.0 rebounds per game.
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