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Kenyon Martin (Photo credit: NBA.com)
It’s official! The New York Knicks re-signed big man Kenyon Martin and Knicks fanatics couldn’t be happier about the return.
The forward also known as K-Mart was recently signed to a one year deal and will make about $1.4 million on a veterans minimum contract, according to league sources.
Knicks Executive Vice President and General Manager Glen Grunwald proudly made the big announcement last Thursday on NBA.com
“Kenyon did a fantastic job for us once he signed in February,” Grunwald said. “He strengthened our frontline going into an important stretch of the season with some very impressive performances. We are happy to have him back.”
The forward known for his toughness and solid defensive play, will be an important asset in the front court, giving addtitomal strength and support to team players Chandler, Carmelo, Bargnani, and the recently signed Metta World Peace.
The free agent joined the Knicks late last season and played in only 18 regular...
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The New York Knicks and the Memphis Grizzlies are on the lookout for a backup point guard and according to a source close to the situation, both teams have inquired about the services of Delonte West.
The source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, says talks with those respective teams have ramped up recently, however they are termed as being “preliminary...
The New York Knicks see the writing on the wall, and in an effort to prevent their biggest star from walking, the Knicks reportedly are willing to allow that star in on the decision-making.
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After three years of renovating the Garden at an overall cost of $968M, the idea of the Knicks and Rangers basically being evicted from its 45-year old residence is almost unimaginable, but if officials have their way the unimaginable could become reality in a mere decade.
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Daniel Artest Metta World Peace’s brother who had a brief professional career told The Post the Knicks were missing a certain element last season — “a goon.’’ He feels his brother can fill the bill.
The Knicks got beat — and beat up — by the Pacers last May in the playoffs. And they signed World Peace partly with the rugged Pacers in mind.
“They’ve got a good...
Oscar "Ossie" Schectman, the former New York Knicks guard who scored the first basket in NBA history, died Tuesday. He was 94.
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Metta World Peace's brother, Daniel Artest, believes that the New York Knicks were missing a tough defensive element last season in the playoffs.
“They’ve got a good team but they never had that goon — that defensive goon last season,’’ Daniel Artest said. “Someone that’s not afraid. If Ron was on the team, they would have gotten past the Pacers.’’
Kevin Durant reportedly cost Baron Davis $50,000 after missing this three in the Drew League game between the Money Gang and LAUNFD.
Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and Carmelo Anthony are traveling the Far East with the Air Jordan Flight Tour. The three NBA superstars stopped in Taiwan to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before The Brother Elephants of New Taipei City played a game.
The three NBAers didn’t embarrass themselves but both Anthony and Paul balked while Blake Griffin fired a strike.