Found June 07, 2013 on Turn On The Knicks:
With the NBA Finals officially in full swing, the New York Knicks are currently facing an off-season with questions coming from every angle imaginable. With the news earlier this week that second all-time leading assists and steals man Jason Kidd is retiring, the Knicks backcourt could certainly use a boost in anyway shape or form. Although the veteran leadership and presence of a player like Kidd will be virtually impossible to duplicate, locating a prominent scoring option to fill his role in the backcourt shouldn’t be difficult. With Kidd averaging a mediocre 6.0 points per game in the regular season, and less then one point per game in the Knicks 12 playoff games, it became crystal clear it was time for Kidd to call it quits on his illustrious career. However, even though Kidd wasn’t on the team to score, and that’s certainly not what he was put in the game to accomplish on a nightly basis, he contributed virtually nothing on that end. Let’s face it, the Knicks needed that extr...

Carmelo Anthony drops 27k on Muhammad Ali print at NYC auction

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony has a little bit of free time and a whole of money. So what does he do to play to both factors? He hooks up with his man super-producer Swizz Beatz at a Manhattan art auction. Please click here to read this story. The post Carmelo Anthony drops 27k on Muhammad Ali print at NYC auction appeared first on Players View.

Knicks Exploring Plenty of Possibilities Through NBA Draft Workouts

The Knicks have only begun pre-draft workouts, but a wide variety of prospects have already been seen, with an even more diverse group of players set to continuing strolling in as the weeks go on.So far, New York has worked out potential first-round selections, some likely second-rounders, and even a handful that just may fall below the radar (like Norvel Pelle, pictured above),...

Knicks Free Agent Look In: The Back-Up Point Guard

We all know that Jason Kidd has had a hall of fame career and was one of the best point guards off all-time. We also now know that J-Kidd will not be on this roster and will need to be replaced with younger talent. With the possible exit of Pablo Prigioni and no other point guards on the team, the Knicks will be in the market for a 2nd and 3rd point guard to contribute to this teams...

Does Pablo Prigioni Return to the Knicks?

By Chris Connolly With the recent retirement of Jason Kidd it seems like a good time to address the future of Pablo Prigioni with the New York Knicks. If it wasn’t obvious that the Knicks needed to retain Prigioni before, it has become even more evident now. Prigioni emerged as a bright spot for the Knicks this season after coming over from Europe. Credit Glen Grunwald and his...

Melo discusses his humble beginnings

Carmelo Anthony has made himself into a world famous, handsomely paid NBA superstar, but growing up in Baltimore, things weren't always so fabulous for the Knicks forward. 

Carmelo Anthony Spent $27,000 On A Portrait Of Muhammad Ali (Photo)

New York Knicks star forward Carmelo Anthony is trying his hand at a lot of things, and you can now add art collector to his repertoire. Anthony bought a Muhammad Ali painting at the Gordon Parks Foundation Awards dinner and auction for $27,000. “I am big into the art world,” Anthony told The New York Post. “I am still learning, I’ve bought a lot of different artists. As...

Hibbert hangs photo of Melo block in his house

Roy Hibbert’s incredible block on Carmelo Anthony turned Game 6 of the Knicks-Pacers Eastern Conference semifinal into Indiana’s favor, and helped launch the Pacers to the Eastern Conference Finals. That block will live on forever as Hibbert now has two framed photos of block, that he showed fans via his Twitter page. Got 2 of these now. 1 from a real good friend here in Indy...

Carmelo Anthony Rides Through 116th Street Festival In NYC

Carmelo Anthony surprised fans celebrating their Puerto Rican heritage at the 28th annual 116th Street Festival, a Pre-Puerto Rican Day parade event, in Spanish Harlem Saturday afternoon when he drove straight through the event, causing pandemonium. Known to be the largest Latin festival in North America, it was held from 11:00am to 5:00pm and featured 5 music stages and over 200 vendors.

Tony Mitchell Set To Workout For Knicks

Tony Mitchell will work out for the New York Knicks on Friday. Mitchell, a 6-foot-8 power forward, averaged 13 points and 8 rebounds this past season for North Texas. “Best athlete in the draft,’’ one Eastern Conference executive said. “But he’s below average to average skill-wise and his team didn’t win this year.’’ Mitchell will be joined at the workout by Ricardo...

Carmelo Anthony Still Leads NBA in Playoff Shots, Despite Being Eliminated Weeks Ago

This doesn’t really help to change the whole “Carmelo shoots too much” thing, but at the very least ‘Melo is true to himself right? The New York Knicks were eliminated by the Indiana Pacers in the second round on May 18th. The NBA Finals are currently underway and it is June 7th today. But according [...]

Gorgui Dieng Will Workout For The Brooklyn Nets & The New York Knicks

A minor ankle injury kept Gorgui Dieng from participating in the draft combine and a few workouts with NBA teams, but now that he’s healthy Gorgs has been making his rounds. Dieng traveled to Cleveland on Thursday to meet with the Cavaliers, who have the first pick in the draft. They’re likely to select center Nerlens Noel with the first pick, but they also have the 19th pick...

Mark Cuban contacts retiring Jason Kidd

DALLAS Mark Cuban's public stance on Jason Kidd's retirement? Silence. His private stance? "Cube reached out and sent me a nice note," Kidd tells 105.3 The Fan. "Cube is one of, if not the, best owner in sports. We were lucky to be with him when we won that championship." Cuban refused on-the-record comment when we asked about Kidd's announcement...

Bill Clinton Hits Up Kidd

Bill Clinton, looking very fancy and Coltran-esque, reached out to Grant Hill and Jason Kidd yesterday with some well wishes. “@RealJasonKidd@realgranthill33 Congratulations on incredible careers. Let me know if you need any retirement advice.” Not a bad shoutout boys. You could do worse than the partyingist prez of all time. JKidd Retires Kidds Rap Song
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