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After missing out on Steve Nash, the Knicks shifted gears, turning to a more realistic "plan B" by signing Jason Kidd.Whether Kidd is acquired via a sign & trade with the Mavericks, or simply signed outright, remains to be seen. That said, New York expects to be able to bring in two worthy veterans (Kidd included) with the assets and exceptions they have available. Thus, the team has aggressively gunned for a Big Apple return for fan-favorite Marcus Camby.Signing Kidd and (potentially) Camby would prove that the Knicks continue to take pages out of the Miami Heat's book for building a winner, signing experienced players who can step in as key role players around the team's stars. While this plan of action has proven to be successful for Miami, New York may need a little bit more to make it work for them.Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire are two very strong pieces to build around, but they don't quite match up to a duo like LeBron James and Dwyane Wa...
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AROUND THE WEB
THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR
When making a decision whether or not to return to the Mavs, Jason Kidd reported that a conversation with his friend and former teammate ultimately helped make the call.
The New York Knicks needed front-court depth heading into the Free Agent Period. They addressed that need by locking into a 3-year $13.2 million guaranteed contract with Marcus Camby. Marcus Camby is 48-years old, under contract until he's 51. He is expected to back up both Amar'e and Tyson, filling in at both the Power Forward and Center positions. Is this a good idea...
BACK TO THE APPLE
After all the buzz and rumors, we finally have a center who was a former NBA defensive player of the year traded to the New York metro area. Glad that's over, eh?
HOUSTON -- Marcus Camby is returning to New York, while the Houston Rockets continue to reshape their roster. The 38-year-old Camby agreed Monday to rejoin the Knicks in a deal that sends three players and two second-round draft picks to Houston, according to a person with direct knowledge of the move. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because neither team has announced...
Marcus Camby has agreed to rejoin the New York Knicks in a deal that sends three players and two second-round draft picks to the Houston Rockets, according to a person with direct knowledge of the move.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because neither team has announced the trade.
The Rockets, continuing to reshape their roster after missing the playoffs for the third...
During his first tenure with the Knicks from 1998-2002, Marcus Camby was faced with beginning to fill the shoes of the oft-injured and ever aging Patrick Ewing. Despite the fans having such a high expectation for the center position, Camby filled in quite nicely, not only helping the Knicks to the NBA Finals in 1999, but averaging a double-double in each of his two latter seasons...
According to some reports, the Celtics may be back in the hunt for Rockets center Marcus Camby:
The Clippers and Celtics have both been added to the list of contenders who want to sign Marcus Camby.
The Rockets seem resigned to letting Camby leave, and are willing to work out a sign-and-trade with any interested team. So far there has been interest from the Heat, Knicks, Nets...
The New York Knicks will obtain unrestricted free agent center Marcus Camby in a sign-and-trade deal with the Houston Rockets, multiple media outlets reported Monday. In return for Camby, the Rockets will get Toney Douglas, Jerome Jordan and Josh Harrellson in addition to the Knicks' second-round draft picks in 2014 and 2015, according to Yahoo Sports. The trade cannot...
Marcus Camby was traded by the Knicks to Denver in 2002.
Marcus Camby is returning to New York, while the Houston Rockets
continue to reshape their roster.
Word out of the NBA, besides the Magic getting fleeced in the Dwight Howard saga, is the New York Knicks have landed Marcus Camby to shore up their front court depth. Jordan Shultz (@206child) was the first to break the Camby news.
While the Brooklyn Nets were busy completing a huge four-team deal, the Knicks were busy recruiting Marcus Camby.
The team is finalizing the details...
According to Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, the New York Knicks have acquired veteran center Marcus Camby through a sign-and-trade with the Houston Rockets. In return, the Knicks have sent point guard Toney Douglas, center Jerome Jordan, power forward Josh Harrellson and second round picks from 2014 and 2015.
The deal will not be finalized until Wednesday, July 11.
Camby was down...
The New York Knicks are reloading. Gearing up for the change of landscape in the east with the Brooklyn Nets wheeling and dealing, the champs adding Ray Allen and the Celtics replacing Ray Allen with Jason Terry. The Knicks have agreed to a three-year, $13.2 million sign-and-trade deal with the Houston Rockets for 38-year [...]