Found May 27, 2012 on
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May 27: Steve Novak poses with a fan in New York City.
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The catch phrase "Linsanity"— a word which captured the meteoric rise and city-wide euphoria of New York Knicks' sensation Jeremy Lin— has been awarded to the point guard by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
J-Lin captured New York's heart and playoff hopes with his Lin-credible rise from undrafted player to the face of a team and the NBA.
With Mike Woodson officially named Knicks head coach Friday night, general manager Glen Grunwald answered the $10 million-per-year question on why he didn't reach out to Phil Jackson to see if he could lure the Zen Master and his NBA-record 11 coaching titles to Madison Square Garden.
Grunwald said Woodson's postseason interview was as impressive as his 18-6 regular-season...
Season Averages: 4.4 PPG, 3.9 RPG
Season Highlight: Like fellow Knicks Landry Fields and Steve Novak, Jared Jeffries played his best basketball with the rise of Linsanity. Over a stretch of 9 games (2/4-2/15), all wins, Jeffries nearly doubled his season averages- averaging 7.8 PPG, 6.7 RPG, 1.2 STLPG and 1.2 APG. Also take into consideration that taken charges...
Jeremy Lin isn’t even sure where he will be playing next season, but he knows that he will be getting a huge pay raise no matter where he signs, and he will be able to profit off the term that became synonymous with his play during the unexpected run he had with the New York [...]
Season Averages: 8.8 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 2.6 APG
Season Highlight: Landry Fields’ had a stretch of 6 games in the beginning of the season where he really shined. Every Knicks fan knows that he has too be aggressive to be effective, and he was. Fields averaged 15.0 PPG, 4.5 RPG and 4.1 APG over that stretch, highlighted by an 18 point, 7 assist, 3 rebound and 2 steal performance...
There was speculation that the Knicks would bring in Phil Jackson as coach, but apparently the Knicks didn't want him. See why.
May 25: Mike Bibby was spotted at a high school graduation in Phoenix this morning before heading to back to Vegas.
May 25: Mike Bibby was spotted in Las Vegas again tonight after being there days prior for his daughter’s cheerleading competition.
May 25: J.R. Smith got arrested last night while shopping on Washington Avenue in Miami.
May 26: J.R. Smith parties with Trey Songz at Karu & Y in Miami. Trey Songz hosted and performed at the packed club of 2,000 plus guests.
May 27: Amar’e Stoudemire was seen in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico with the mother of his two children, Alexis Welch, and his kids, Amar’e Jr. and Are.
The Knicks have no interest in signing Allen Iverson, according to a source close to the situation.
Many NBA observers had great expectations for the New York Knicks when they signed Free Agent center Tyson Chandler to a long-term contract just before the NBA campaign began; however 42 games into the regular season and in danger of being knocked from the Playoff chase in the Eastern Conference, the Knicks were a team in a free-fall coming off a five game losing-skid and in danger...
The New York Knicks removed the interim label from Mike Woodson and named him their head coach on Friday. Woodson signed a multiyear contract extension with the team, ESPN New York reported. The terms were not disclosed. "I'm very humbled and honored to continue coaching the franchise where I started my NBA career," Woodson said in a statement. "Our goal is...
When Mike D’Antoni resigned on March 14th, Mike Woodson simply replaced him as interim head coach- someone who could finish out the season. But fans soon realized that he could be more than just a replacement as he preached his ways of holding every player accountable. Under Woodson, the Knicks finished the season 18-6, obtained the 7th seed, and won their first playoff game since...
Mike Woodson will return as New York Knicks coach after leading
them to their first playoff victory in 11 years.