Found July 17, 2012 on Oregon Sports News:
Reputation is just about everything in sports.  Names can be made and broken in a phenomenal instance of skill and clarity, but more commonly than not, they are grown or dissolved according to consistency.  Whether consistently good or consistently bad, names carry with them far more than what is seen in a single game.  The Oregon sports climate, particularly in the university circuit, is indeed evolving with the slow passing of time.  It is impossible to determine or predict just how impactful certain moves or choices really will be until more time passes, but there are those moments that we will once again look to as the defining moment that changed the trajectory of a team, organization, or region as a whole. Moments like the recent loss of guard Raymond Felton from the Trail Blazers’ starting five may reveal itself to be a turning point for the franchise, but losses are not the only changes that prove to make substantial differences.  Lately, the state has seen many a new pla...

Raymond Felton Is Back In NY

A while back I had posted about former North Carolina Basketball player Raymond Felton, who led UNC as its floor general to a national championship under head coach Roy Williams, and the New York Knicks may be reuniting. All of this had then lost much of its hype and seemed all but dead in the water, or better said in the FA market, when the team that calls Madison Square Garden...

Raymond Felton Is Serious Downgrade From Jeremy Lin In What He Brings On and Off Court

All anybody really needs to know about Raymond Felton is that in the middle of one of the most miserable seasons of his career, he laid the blame for his struggles elsewhere. For all the debate over whether the New York Knicks should match Jeremy Lin's offer sheet from the Houston Rockets and keep him in Manhattan, the idea that the Knicks seem to consider Felton a suitable replacement...

How Can Raymond Felton Help Knicks His Second Time Around?

With the media and fans alike so concerned with whether or not the Knicks will match Jeremy Lin's offer sheet with the Rockets, few are pondering how the newly re-acquired Raymond Felton will fare in his second Big Apple stint.Many people are distraught over the Knicks (potentially and/or likely) losing Lin, but should he flock to Houston, at least New York has brought in a more...

Jeremy Lin's Future With Knicks in Limbo After Team Agrees to Trade for Raymond Felton

Raymond Felton is returning to New York, calling into question whether the Knicks plan to re-sign fellow point guard Jeremy Lin. Felton's agent confirmed a Yahoo! Sports report Saturday that Felton would be signed and traded by Portland to New York. Lin has signed an offer sheet with the Houston Rockets, and the Knicks have repeatedly said they would match any offer for their...

Knicks officially acquire Felton, no word on Lin

The New York Knicks announced on Monday they've acquired point guard Raymond Felton in a sign-and-trade with the Portland Trail Blazers, a move that had been reported earlier. However, the Knicks did not state whether they plan to match Jeremy Lin's three-year, $25.1 million offer sheet from the Houston Rockets or to let let Lin go. The Rockets' offer to Lin would...

Knicks To Acquire Raymond Felton. Is Jeremy Lin Out Or in?

After being informed the Rockets' poison pill (re: Jeremy Lin) became that much more deadly with the altered terms, the Knicks took to the phones. Working feverishly to seek out other potential alternatives, the team didn't have to look very far. With that, a former Knick and rumored offseason target will be returning to the Big Apple.The Knicks agreed to a sign & trade...

Knicks Getting Into New York State of Mind With New Group

With the trade to bring former Knicks Raymond Felton and Kurt Thomas back to New York now official, hope that the team will match Jeremy Lin's offer sheet with the Rockets continues to fade.Losing Lin would be devastating, to say the least. His impact and value both on and off the court makes him a key potential piece to the puzzle moving forward. Whether he played alongside...

Houston getting Jeremy Lin gets Taiwanese Animated (Video)

With Jeremy Lin leaving New York City for the bright lights of Houston, the folks over at Next Media Animation were on the scene to create an awesome animated video.Check out Mr. Lin riding on a Houston Rocket and a very hefty Raymond Felton:

Blazers To Acquire Draft Rights To Papanikolaou, Printezis In Felton Trade

New York will receive Raymond Felton and Kurt Thomas, while Portland will acquire Jared Jeffries, Dan Gadzuric and the draft rights to Kostas Papanikolaou and Georgios Printezis.

The Jeremy Lin offer sheet situation gets the Taiwanese animation treatment

Topics also covered include Jason Kidd's drunk driving, and Raymond Felton being fat.Get the latest Thigh updates by following us on Facebook & Twitter.a2a_linkname=document.title;a2a_linkurl=location.href;

Knicks fans petition to keep Jeremy Lin in New York

With news breaking that Raymond Felton was coming back to New York and the team did not have plans on matching Houston’s offer sheet to Jeremy Lin, fans everywhere are surprised. And apparently, some Knicks fans are not happy. At all. Fans have started a petition to Knicks management to keep Jeremy Lin in town. The Harvard graduate was an instant fan favorite, as he was a huge...

Jason Kidd busted for DWI after crashing into a telephone pole

As the Knicks sort through their Raymond Felton-Jeremy Lin mess, they have a new one on their hands. Newly signed Jason Kidd was popped with a drunken driving charge after the point guard crashed into a telephone pole in the Hamptons early Sunday morning, according to the Southampton police. Here’s the New York Daily News: Kidd, 39, the only person in his 2010 Cadillac Escalade...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.