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Where will Steve Nash be playing next season? Will the free agent to be stay with the Phoenix Suns or will he test the market? If he does test the market, which I think he will, there will be tons of teams fighting for his services. One of those teams will no doubt be the New York Knicks. The Knicks Power forward Amare Stoudemire has already begun the recruitment for Nash. The two were teammates with the Suns. There Stoudemire had has best years as a pro. Nash and Stoudemire were unstoppable in the pick and roll. Shortly after the Knicks were eliminated by the New York Knicks in 5 games, Stoudemire told the New York Daily News that he would love to have Nash as a Knick next season. Everyone knows that Steve loves New York and that New York loves Steve,” Stoudemire told The Daily News. “I love Steve. It would be great to have him here next year.” Right now Nash is 38 years old, and probably has 2 or 3 good years left in him. Even on a bad team this season, with no ...

Do Signs Point to J.R. Smith Returning to Knicks?

The Knicks' offseason plans are almost completely dependent on an arbitrator ruling in favor of previously waived (and then claimed) players retaining their "Bird Rights" as they head into free agency.Should the ruling benefit the Knicks (by stating both Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak retain said rights), it would become much easier to also re-sign a player like J.R. Smith...

J.R. Smith reportedly in financial trouble, father wants him to stay with Knicks

J.R. Smith has until July 1 to decide if he would like to exercise his player option and remain with the Knicks next season. If he chooses to stay, his salary for the 2012-2013 season would be $2.443 million. Like many other professional athletes, Smith is said to be interested in going wherever he can earn the most money. The reason? He is reportedly having a tough time financially...

Report: JR Smith is broke

Another multimillionaire  athlete is apparently out of money. JR Smith, who spent half of the 2012 season with the New York Knicks, earning $2.44 million, is reportedly flat-broke.  This is according to a report from Smith has a player option worth $2.5 million for the 2013 season if he decides to stay with the [...]

Amare Stoudemire to continue his education at University of Miami

Ballertainment   The message of the importance of education continues as Amar’e Stoudemire just announced his enrollment at the University of Miami. #bbpBox_202171425166073856 a { text-decoration:none; color:#F77300; }#bbpBox_202171425166073856 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; }Just enrolled at the University of Miami. Working on continuing my education

Linsanity becoming a rule?

The New York Knicks' season has been over for a week now and the Linsanity craze has been over for well over a month, some would argue longer.  Somehow, both are still making headlines.  Don't look now, but a "Linsanity Rule" could be coming to the NBA.  No, we're not talking Knicks fans getting overly excited about something for two to four weeks and then...

Hunter Believes Lin, Novak Deserve Bird Rights

Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak were claimed on waivers.

Lost Penny could be costly for Mercury

PHOENIX -- Now that he's multi-tasking as general manager, Phoenix Mercury coach Corey Gaines is responsible for finding out if three or four of his players can achieve the collective value of one Penny. When that Penny's last name is Taylor, that's the only way similar productivity can add up. Having lost his elite forward for the entire season due to a knee injury...

Nash, Rivers honored for being media-friendly

Suns point guard Steve Nash and Celtics head coach Doc Rivers were honored Monday by the Professional Basketball Writers Association for their cooperation with media and fans. Nash received the Magic Johnson Award, while Rivers won the Rudy Tomjonavich Award. Last year's winners were Kevin Durant of the Thunder and Jerry Sloan of the Jazz, respectively. The PBWA also honored...

Top 25 Toughest Players to Guard in the NBA: 20-16

This is the second installment of “25 Toughest Players to Guard in the NBA“. Here are players 20-16. Take a look and feel free to leave a comment! 20. Ty Lawson – Despite his size (5’11), Lawson is one of the toughest, strongest, and most explosive players in the league. He is as quick as a hiccup and can finish at the rim with the best of point guards and can also shoot...
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