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Now I know what some readers might say, after doing an in-depth analysis on most of the starting lineup, why would the next player on the list be Andrea Bargnani? Because I feel like Bargnani, barring any health setbacks or inability to mesh in the preseason, will be in the New York Knicks starting lineup to start the season. Why? Because he can shoot and help the Knicks stretch the floor like very few front courts in the NBA today.
Very few players need a fresh start in a new city with a new organization like Andrea Bargnani. He was drafted no. 1 overall in the 2006 NBA draft to play center next to Chris Bosh, an all-star in his own right. In two seasons together Bosh and Bargnani never really meshed well on the court, but in the 2008-2009 season Bargnani finally starting playing like a lottery pick when he averaged 15.4 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.2 blocks per game. Then in the 2010 season Chris Bosh left Toronto to join Dwayne Wade and LeBron James in Miami, leaving ...
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Every off-season there is a flurry of action that results in major player movement as teams start to position themselves to make a run at a championship. This year it was the Brooklyn Nets bringing in the trio of Garnett, Terry and Pierce that got all the hoopla, but in my opinion the most overlooked move this off-season was the Knicks trading for PF/C,...
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New York is still New York. But there is another city that can offer heady doses of fame, fortune and brand promotion, and it happens to be home to the N.B.A.’s most glamorous franchise. The Los Angeles Lakers will have millions in salary-cap room next summer, and a powerful recruiter in Kobe Bryant, one of Anthony’s closest friends. Per N.B.A. rules, the Lakers...
(Photo Credit: John Angelillo/UPI/Newscom) Many Lakers fans have dreamed that Carmelo Anthony will be a Los Angeles Laker next season. According to Carmelo all it will ever be is a dream. Last week, in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers,” Anthony said, “I’m not going nowhere.” Financially it makes sense for Anthony to stay with the New York Knicks...
Former Celtics and Clippers guard Ricky Davis will reportedly workout for the New York Knicks on Tuesday.
Ricky Davis — yes, that Ricky Davis who played in NBA from 1998-2010 — is in #Knicks mini-camp today/tomorrow with 9 other camp hopefuls.
— Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) September 17, 2013
Davis who’s probably most remembered for being a gunner and a selfishly getting...
Drugged New York Knicks players fixed games in the 1981-82 season on behalf of their drug dealer who bet money against the team, according to a probe conducted by the FBI.
The feds probed whether three Knicks, reportedly “heavy users of cocaine,” and their supplier, “one of the largest dealers on the East Coast,” shaved points.
The Knicks finished 33-49 in 1982, last in the...
I’m happy to scout T…Miss America 2014 co-host TV personality Chris Harrison shakes hands with judge and New York Knicks Center Amar’e Stoudemire during the Miss America Competition at Boardwalk Hall Arena in Atlantic City. Just a coincidence, but Miss New York Nina Davuluri won the competition. Amare loves his celebrity, too bad he doesn’t work this hard on the court.-TOAmare...
A few “coked-up” New York Knicks players fixed games for their drug dealer during the 1981-82 NBA season, reports the New York Post.
In his book “Larceny Games: Sports Gambling, Game Fixing and the FBI,” author Brian Tuohy cites FBI documents that claim three players of the 1981-82 Knicks who were “heavy users of cocaine” threw games so their coke dealer could win big...
Over the past two days, the New York Knicks have worked out Ricky Davis, Cole Aldrich, Justin Brownlee, Ike Diogu and Josh Powell.
The workouts are part of a free agent minicamp this week.
The Knicks recently signed guards Toure Murry and Chris Smith.
The New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets have had a long off-season love fest talking about New York City ownership. Of course everybody from this area knows this is a Knicks city and always will be, it is just a historical fact and reality. When the Nets were in New Jersey, they had 14 fans who all lived right off the Turnpike. When the Nets moved to Brooklyn, they picked up another...
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Today The New York Knicks official Twitter posted an Instagram video of point guard Iman Shumpert working out, but not just regular cardio, but boxing.
The tweet jokingly called out boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Hey @FloydMayweather what do you think of our guy, @I_Am_Iman‘s boxing skills? #Knickshttp://t.co/Pkfzzkllbg
— NBA New York Knicks (@nyknicks...
Ever hear of the Black Sox and the 1919 World Series scandal? “Shoeless” Joe Jackson and the other seven Chicago baseball players banned for life after throwing the World Series? Perhaps Pete Rose is more familiar to you? Rose was banned for betting on baseball during his time as a manager. Well that’s baseball. Fixing games couldn’t possibly happen in the NBA could it? The...
Well guys, it’s a wrap for New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014. It’s been exciting to see more pro athlete sightings at fashion events and front row at some of the biggest runway shows of the season. Athletes have really been expressing their love for fashion, and it’s good to see the industry embrace them. Especially NBA star Russell Westbrook who was spotted at numerous...