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The Wizards will sign Roger Mason Jr. and are also attempting to reach a deal with Maurice Evans.
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The Knicks have waived Chauncey Billups using the amnesty provision. He reportedly is unhappy about the move.
Training camp opens tomorrow at Verizon Center. Here is the third of three keys to this year’s camp:
Entering his third year with the Wizards, Saunders has watched the franchise undergo a major transformation from a veteran-laden team built to compete for the playoffs to a re-building team that will continue to be among the youngest in the NBA.
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Wizards lottery pick Jan Vesely tells Truth About It:
I received a few things from [Flip Saunders], and really, there’s a lot of plays in his playbook. It’s going to be hard to get to know everything, but it’s just a matter of time. I don’t know how much he trusts rookies, but I heard that he likes white players, so we’ll see.
Pretty sure he’s talking about Kirk Hinrich...
Though Tyson Chandler is heading to New York, he must wait for the Knicks to make the moves necessary to afford him.
First, the Knicks must trade center Ronny Turiaf. Then the team plans to waive Chauncey Billups, using the new amnesty clause so his $14.2 million salary this season doesn't count against their salary cap or luxury tax, a person with knowledge of the plans told...
The Wizards are close to completing a deal with the New York Knicks that would land veteran big man Ronny Turiaf, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation.
The Knicks have been looking to shed salary in order to create enough salary cap space to sign free agent center Tyson Chandler and the Wizards had ample cap room and a need for an experienced front court...
If Chauncey Billups walked around all day today with a dumbfounded look on his face, he’d have a right. When he woke up this morning he thought he was the starting point guard of the New York Knicks, by the end of tomorrow the NBA’s bottom feeders could be bidding on him. Billups still has…
New York Knickerbockers Senior Vice President, Basketball Operations and Interim General Manager Glen Grunwald announced today that the team has waived guard Chauncey Billups, designating him as the club’s amnesty player.
Billups, 6-3, 210-pounds, averaged 16.8 points on .427 shooting, 5.4 assists, 2.6 rebounds over 32.1 minutes in 72 games (72 starts) with Denver and New [...]
The New York Knicks have signed veteran point guard Mike Bibby to a one-year-deal, according to multiple reports.
Bibby, who will be paid the league minimum, split time last season with the Atlanta Hawks and Miami Heat, averaging 8.6 points and 3.3 assists.
The Knicks used their amnesty clause earlier Saturday on point guard Chauncey Billups.
The 33-year-old Bibby has averaged...
Chauncey Billups isn’t handling the fact that he was waived by the Knicks very well, and tells Yahoo! Sports that any (non-contending) team that dares to sign him will be in a world of trouble: “He wants the freedom of free agency to choose a contender, Billups says. As one of the game’s great leaders, and gentlemen, Billups warns that player will be a distant memory should...
Tyson Chandler believes the Knicks now have the best frontcourt in the league, as he will be flanked by Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire.
The team looks different, clad in their brand new red, white and blue uniforms. The season will be different, with a lockout-shortened 66-game schedule as opposed to 82. There are new faces as well — rookies Jan Vesely, Chris Singleton, and Shelvin Mack. There's even one returning face, Roger Mason ...