Found August 21, 2013 on Brooklyn Balling:
Raymond Felton of the Knicks has been one of the most outspoken players regarding the Brooklyn-Manhattan conflict In order for any sports rivalry, or rival outside of the sports world that is, to be competitive and interesting/exciting, both parties involved have to be good at the same time, in addition to each having intriguing storylines that draw attention to the situation. It looks the New York (Manhattan) Knicks and Brooklyn Nets scuffle that began last season--when the Nets became relevant for the first time in years--has intensified to the status of official "crosstown rivalry", as the necessary dual-competitiveness and machinations are present for such a clash to be significant. Already, just weeks after being dealt to Brooklyn, Paul Pierce has gotten into a bit of a cat fight with Knicks point guard Raymond Felton through the media, with each arguing for their team symbolically "taking over" New York City, a major metropolitan center tha...

Store pulls New York Knicks shirt featuring team logo turned into racial slur (pic)

A store located in Manhattan has pulled an offensive shirt featuring the New York Knicks logo that contained a racial slur. The shirt, which featured the traditional Knicks logo but altered so the last few letters of the team’s name read “”g-g-a,” have apparently been selling well but store manager Eddie Nunez reluctantly succumbed to […]The post Store pulls New York Knicks...

TOK Roundtable – JR Smith Edition

Every week at Turn On The Knicks our staff will debate an issue of the week surrounding the team here in Roundtable Format. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter, along with follow the site right here. Let us know if you agree/disagree. What do you expect from JR Smith this season?  Joe Caporoso - There is always reason for concern when it comes to the New York Knicks...

New York Knickerbockers player Raymond Felton throws a little jab at Jason Kidd and Phil Jackson

Raymond Felton was recently interviewed by All Ball.  Felton was asked about how his former teammate, Jason Kidd, would do as a head coach. All Ball:  You spent last season [...]

New York Knicks: Ten Best Games of the 2012-13 Season

Despite our inability to contain our excitement for October so we can watch Andrea Bargnani brick threes, this dead time is as good a time as ever to look back at last season. If you recall, it was the best we’ve seen the New York Knicks play in quite some time. Carmelo Anthony had an MVP-type season, J.R. Smith won a major individual award, and we rooted for Jason Kidd for one...

Store turns Knicks logo into a racial slur

NBC New York It’s quite common for fans or salesman to alter a team logo to make a profit.  This typically goes unnoticed, although it violates copyright laws.  The problems start to arise when everyone in town is trending the illegal activity, especially when it turns a professional team’s logo into a racial slur. NBC New York reports that the shirt, sold at the store on 38th...

New York Knicks power forward Andrea Bargnani will skip the Eurobasket tournament

Recently diagnosed with pneumonia, New York Knicks power forward Andrea Bargnani will not participate in the Eurobasket tournament this year. Acquired on July 10 in a trade with the Toronto Raptors, the 27-year-old Bargnani may not even be ready for training camp. Taken first overall by Toronto in 2006, the 7-foot, 256 pound Bargnani averaged 15.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 0.9 blocks...

Knicks Talk: Metta Vows to Fit In

Via Marc Berman The always colorful and controversial Metta World Peace promised he will have no problems fitting in quietly with the Knicks because he wants a ring and promised, “I’m going to fight for the city.’ “It’s easy when playing on a team to do exactly what the coach asks of you and do what it takes to win,’’ World Peace said yesterday on the new “Crowd Goes...

Italian coach: Bargnani sad to miss Euro tourney

Summer was going so swell for Andrea Bargnani getting a fresh start with his trade to the Knicks and reporting to Team Italy’s training camp late last month in terrific shape. But now a respiratory infection that felled him three weeks ago has officially knocked him out of next month’s European Championships. “I think he’s very very disappointed’’ Team Italy’s associate...

Raymond Felton fires back at Paul Pierce

After being trade from the Celtics to the Brooklyn Nets, Paul Pierce once again made his hatred towards the Knicks known. He even called New York City a Brooklyn Nets town. Knicks point guard Raymond Felton disagrees with Pierce. Here is what he had to say at a clinic for Big Brothers and Big Sisters in New York City. “They will never take over the city. Because we’ve got ...

Knicks’ Bargnani to Miss Eurobasket Due to Pneumonia

Photo credit to: The reports, the Italian Basketball Federation announced Tuesday that New York Knicks’ Andrea Bargnani will not play for his country in next month’s Eurobasket due to his ongoing bout with pneumonia. The federation released a statement on its website that said that while Bargnani’s condition has improved considerably over the past few...

Iman Shumpert, Serena Williams play ping pong

Back on Wednesday, New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert participated at the “Delta Open”, an all-day ping-pong event held in New York City’s Madison Square Park. During the tournament, Shumpert got a chance to face off against tennis player Serena Williams and below is just a few videos of his face-off against her: Below is a video of Iman facing off against Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist:

Carmelo Anthony Talks Charity, Roasts, and The Crosstown Rivalry

The Big Leagues The Knicks’ leader chats with us while being honored by Hennessy.

Andray Blatche Hosted “Lapdance Tuesday”

Andray Blatche is no stranger to the phenomenon of “Lapdance Tuesday.” In face it is part of what got him run out of Washington even though he said then “It’s not a strip club at all [...] You could go in there on any Tuesday and you would not see no strippers.” If there are no strippers, whats the point? He has the right to make it partly cloudy if he wants though. I...
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