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While many teams in the Association have chosen to add youth to their rosters this summer, the New York Knicks have taken an opposite approach, shedding some younger players while replacing them with more experienced members of the NBA. Tuesday, the “New York Post” reported that the Knicks have signed veteran shooting guard Ronnie Brewer to a one-year contract, most likely giving him the starting slot that belonged to Landry Fields this past season. Fields signed an offer sheet with the Toronto Raptors earlier this month, which New York declined to match.
Adding the veteran who played this past campaign with the Chicago Bulls, will allow Knicks shooting guard J.R. Smith to enter the game from the bench, adding fire-power to the team’s second unit. Brewer has played six years in the Association, the last two for Chicago and he played in all 66 of the club’s regular season games in the past campaign, starting 43 of them while averaging 6.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.1 assists per c...
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The New York Knicks have signed free-agent Pablo Prigioni, who was the starting point guard for the Argentinian national team that played Team USA in an exhibition game last week. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 6-3 Prigioni is 35 years old and has played professionally since 1995, primarily in the Argentine and Spanish leagues. He was a key member of the Argentina...
One of the positions the New York Knicks are still looking to solidify with the veteran’s minimum is shooting guard. They have full intentions of starting J.R. Smith this season — taking the ball out of his while going up the court and allowing him to focus on scoring and playing defense. However, they are still [...]
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Entertainment journalist Ben Lyons visited the Knicks summer league in Las Vegas this past week where he interviewed J.R. Smith 1-on-1:
What are you most looking forward to in the upcoming season?
I’m looking forward to winning. It’s been a long time since the Garden’s seen a winning team and hopefully we go out there and put up a lot of W’s.
Tell me what it’s like...
Since joining the Association in 1976, there has never really been a rivalry between the New Jersey Nets and the New York Knicks, however that situation could change soon now that the Nets have relocated to Brooklyn. The NBA marketing team is doing their best to stoke the competition between the two clubs, as “Newsday” is reporting that according to their sources, the Knicks...
Two teams that have combined for a single playoff victory over the past five seasons will meet during the opening week of the NBA season. The Brooklyn (née New Jersey) Nets will host the New York Knicks on TNT Thursday, November 1, according to Newsday. The game would mark the Nets’ first appearance on national television since April 2011, and the team’s first home game on national...
July 23: Knicks guard Iman Shumpert was seen partying at 1OAK in New York City this past weekend.
While much was made of whether or not Carmelo Anthony played a role in the decision to not match the contract offer for Jeremy Lin, what was probably overlooked was that a former Knicks employee, or decision-maker for that matter, is still very much involved. For whatever reason, James Dolan still values the opinion of [...]
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At a recent Jordan Brand event, Carmelo Anthony touched on the different aspects of Team USA and paying homage to the troops:
NBA owners really have to grow up. Between Cleveland, Orlando, and New York, we have a consortium of owners who just don’t “get it.” I am completely baffled at all times by old white guys who really think they’ve bought inanimate toys. They sit around on their carpet and like marbles or pogs (yeah, I just said pogs . . . get ya Slammer game right), they watch them fight...
Carmelo Anthony is third on Team USA in scoring (13.2) and fifth in minutes per game (18.8).
It won’t take long for the rivalry to heat up. According to Newsday, the New York Knicks will open the 2012-2013 NBA season against the Brooklyn Nets at the new Barclays Center on November 1st. It will be each team’s inaugural game and will be televised on TNT. According to the report, the Knicks home opener will be played the following night against the defending champion...