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Since the end of the playoff run, Throwback Thursday has been highlighting some of the more mind-boggling draft night moves by New York Knicks management. This week, we’re here to remind you who was rocking number seven long before Melo even thought about coming to New York – and no we’re not talking about Al Harrington.
Isiah Thomas saved his you-know-what by snagging David Lee with the 30th pick and trading for Nate Robinson on the night of the 2005 NBA Draft, but he still managed to blow the highest of their three picks.
The 2005 draft class was a strong point guard draft highlighted by Deron Williams and Chris Paul. Thanks to the Knicks propensity in those days to be bad, but never bad enough to get a top pick (unless they traded it for Eddy Curry of course), they were stuck with the eighth pick. With 7-foot local Andrew Bynum there for the taking, Thomas instead went the total opposite direction, taking Channing Frye, a scrawny power forward with a soft touch, but no post game...
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Albeit different types, both reigning Sixth Man of the Year J.R. Smith and surprise rookie Chris Copeland are both heading towards free agency. Smith will opt out of the final year of his contract sometime Tuesday, as was expected all along, to become an unrestricted free agent. On Monday, the Knicks extended a qualifying offer to Copeland (1 year, $988,872 million guaranteed), which...
Tim Hardaway Jr
Michigan Basketball guard Tim Hardaway Jr was selected #24 overall in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Hardaway Jr and teammate Trey Burke were both selected in the first round. That is the first time since 1994 (Jalen Rose and Juwan Howard) that two Michigan Wolverines were selected in the first round of the NBA Draft.
A three year starter...
Former Louisville guard Chris Smith has an opportunity to fill a void for the New York Knicks and is more than confident that he’s up for the task.
With Jason Kidd recently retiring and taking the head coaching position with the Nets, the New York Knicks are now in need for a back-up point guard.
“I hope to be the backup point guard,” Smith recently told Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog...
Brazilian F Alexandre Paranhos works out for Knicks today. NYK once drafted a Brazilian, Nene, then traded him & Camby for Antonio McDyess
— Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) June 25, 2013
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The NBA’s reigning Sixth Man of the Year, will likely have a new home next season. J.R. Smith has informed the New York Knicks that he will decline his contract option for the 2013-14 season and become a free agent.
Smith was due to make $2.9 million, and the Knicks can offer him a four-year contract that would start at $5 million per season and would include standard yearly raises...
Carmelo Anthony unveiled two restored basketball courts in Red Hook, Brooklyn – the neighborhood he grew up in – Thursday. The whole community came out for the ceremony as the Knicks star presented them with the new basketball courts on behalf of his foundation. The Carmelo Anthony Foundation has previously opened up courts in Syracuse and Puerto Rico.
“It’s really, honestly...
Set to formally opt out of his $2.9 million contract next week, ESPN New York reports that retaining impending free agent J.R. Smith is the Knicks’ primary objective this summer. As the 2013 Sixth-Man of the Year winner, the 27-year-old Smith can net a four-year deal starting at $5 million per season. Despite showing flashes of brilliance throughout the 2012-2013 campaign, the...
Iman Shumpert tweeted this photo of himself donning an orange NY Knicks jersey...and then removed said pic.
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He wants to get paid and the Knicks will likely oblige him.
The Milwaukee Bucks have interest in J.R. Smith and Chris Copeland.
Smith and Copeland are free agents of the New York Knicks.
The Bucks are in a position to potentially offer more money to Smith and Copeland than the Knicks.
Smith was the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year.
Anyone who reads regularly knows it’s hard for me to hide my Knicks homerism. But I’ll say this – grabbing Tim Hardaway Jr at #24 last night was a HUGE win for the orange and blue. Athletic as hell, can already shoot and has an NBA pedigree? Oh yeah, girl. That’s the way daddy likes it.
Don’t believe me by the way? Check out the fans and Spike Lee’s reaction above. New...
In the midst of the NBA Draft night the Pistons were potentially making news that didn’t have anything to do with potential picks or prospects.
According to the New York Daily News, Detroit is in talks to bring in former Piston Rasheed Wallace to be part of newly hired Maurice Cheek’s coaching staff.
Rasheed Wallace is in talks with the Detroit Pistons to join Maurice Cheeks...
The New York Knicks selected Michigan shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr with the 24th overall pick in the NBA Draft. Here is our profile of Hardaway Jr from our draft preview. A few more thoughts after the jump -
1. The biggest assumption about this selection from many is that JR Smith may not be coming back. There is rumors about Milwaukee offering Smith a contract the Knicks can’t...