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The New York Knicks definitely got older. The question is, did they get better? Intent on getting the most out of their high-priced stars, Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire, while the two are still in their respective primes, the team was aggressive in free agency by signing 39-year-old point guard Jason Kidd with their taxpayer's mid-level exception and acquiring 38-year-old center Marcus Camby via sign-and-trade. Kidd addresses a critical need at the point guard position, which he will share with the team's young sensation, Jeremy Lin. Initially, the Knicks made a very determined effort to land former two-time MVP Steve Nash via sign-and-trade, but Nash opted to go to the Los Angeles Lakers so he could live closer to his children in Phoenix. Still, the addition of Kidd, even at this advanced age and stage of his career, is an upgrade over last season, when Lin was flanked by hobbled veterans Baron Davis and Mike Bibby. Kidd will be expected to back up Lin and...
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Fresh off his ESPY award win for "Best Breakthrough Athlete," Jeremy Lin was at the Houston Rockets' summer league headquarters earlier today to sign a highly anticipated offer sheet.As anticipated as the contract itself may have been by the Knicks, the terms are certain to take the team for a loop.Instead of the widely reported $28.8 million, four year offer Lin was...
"Linsanity" continued its national dominance last night, helping Knicks guard Jeremy Lin take home an ESPY Award for "Breakout Athlete."Granted, while Lin's outburst onto the NBA scene came on perhaps the league's biggest and brightest stage (Madison Square Garden), it's worth noting that the Harvard grad's efforts (during which he propelled New...
New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is heading in to his third NBA season. But most importantly, this will be the first NBA season where anyone will expect anything out of him. We say all this to say that despite Lin bursting on the national scene last season, he is young and still has a lot to learn both on and off the court.
On the court, the things he needs to work on this...
After reports surfaced this morning that Jeremy Lin was “upset” with the Knicks, he quickly denied the accusation via Twitter:
Despite it being publicly known that the Knicks would match any offer made to Lin, the Daily News reports that the young guard felt slighted that the Knicks didn’t go after him sooner.
“He was surprised that the Knicks didn’t make the first...
Your browser does not support iframes.Forget Deron Williams, Jason Kidd, and even the ever so popular Jeremy Lin. The Knicks Blog's Tommy Dee is New York City's best playmaker!I joined my good pal Tommy earlier today, jumping on TKB.tv at SNY Studios to break down the Knicks offseason. Watch the clip above as Tommy and I examine the potential impact of some of New York'...
The Knicks plan to keep Linsanity going at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks are set to match the Houston Rockets' four-year, $28.8 million offer to restricted free agent Jeremy Lin, retaining the point guard for at least the next three seasons. The Knicks said they would match any offer Lin receives to keep him, even after bringing veteran Jason Kidd in on a free-agent...
Jason Kidd is already talking about how he'll mentor Jeremy Lin even as the New York Knicks aren't ready to formally announce the young point guard will be returning.
The Knicks introduced two signees Thursday: Kidd and Marcus Camby. A day after coach Mike Woodson reiterated that Lin ''absolutely'' would be back, general manager Glen Grunwald said New York...
As players all around the NBA officially sign new deals, the New York Knicks may have to do some damage control on the centerpiece for their off-season success.
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Sure, the New York Knicks are reported to match Houston’s offer sheet on Jeremy Lin, but that doesn’t mean the famed point guard doesn’t feel jaded how New York conducted business. Despite expressing no reservations about matching the exorbitant Rockets’ offer sheet, which can become official Wednesday with Lin’s signature, the Knicks are concerned [...]
The New York Knicks are on the clock. Point guard Jeremy Lin, named a starter by head coach Mike Woodson on Wednesday, signed a four-year offer sheet with the Houston Rockets worth $28.83 million. Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald said that he had not seen the offer sheet as of Thursday morning but expected the franchise to match any reasonable offer for the sensation. Woodson...
Jason Kidd is excited to teach Jeremy Lin the intricacies of the point guard position.
It is time once again for Your Old Pal New York Vinnie to tell you a very famous story about the “Emperor And His New Clothes.” Way Way back in the olden times there was a country ruled by an Emperor who thought that he was always right and he would surround himself with staff that would back him to the ”FRICKIN” hilt! One day these two “FRICKIN“ Con-Men show up at...
The New York Knicks made some recent roster moves including re-signing three-point shooting ace Steve Novak.
“This is where he wanted to be,” said Mark Bartelstein, Novak’s agent. “He wanted to be back in New York.”
The well-traveled Novak (NBA and D-League) proved to be a surprise contributor last season for New York where he led the NBA in 3-point shooting at 47...
Almost nobody hopped into free agency more aggressively than the Houston Rockets. As soon as teams could tender offer sheets to restricted free agents, the Rockets went submitted bids on center Omer Asik and point guard Jeremy Lin. The Rockets did so knowing that the Asik's and Lin's respective teams, the Bulls and Knicks, probably would match, but hoping they would not....
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Knicks player Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks (holding the Best Breakthrough Athlete Award), actress Jessica Biel and Jets backup QB Tim Tebow of the New York Jets pose backstage during the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live — Always a pleasure when a girl like Jessica can grace this site. I could do without Tebow though -TO