Carmelo and Kevin Durant were at a dinner together: report

Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony will be together Monday for a press conference in Manhattan. Former Post basketball writer Peter Vecsey, on WFAN, said Anthony and Durant were at a dinner together Friday. The Knicks haven’t gotten confirmation on a Durant meeting as of yet as the star forward is set to begin his much-ballyhooed...
Via New York Post
22 hours ago

Here's the full 12-man USA Basketball roster for Rio

With the reports today that Kyrie Irving and Harrison Barnes will join Team USA for this summer’s Olympics in Brazil, it appears that USA Basketball’s 12 man roster is set for the event. Irving, the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup MVP, joins Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, and a number of other American stars. The LIKELY official @usabasketball team for Rio...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards, Knicks pursuing Noah

The Washington Wizards are going to go after Joakim Noah hard when free agency starts. Mitch Lawrence of Sports Illustrated reports the Wizards are prepared to offer the longtime Chicago Bulls center a full maximum contract. Noah, 31, is coming off shoulder surgery. He played only 29 games last season. The Wizards are not the only team interested. The New York Knicks, Minnesota...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: D-Rose trade will reinvigorate Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony hasn’t been shy about expressing his unhappiness over another disappointing New York Knicks season, in which they stumbled to a 32-50 record and another postseason absence. And he has made it clear he expected big things out of the organization this offseason. Consider things trending in the right direction. But with a new head coach in Jeff Hornacek and a big...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Howard would consider signing with Knicks

Now that the New York Knicks have Derrick Rose, the team seems interested in trying to find another star to bring into the fold with him. One possibility is Rose’s former Chicago Bulls teammate Joakim Noah. Another option is Dwight Howard, who’s said to be interested. “Sources say Howard would consider signing with the Knicks,” per ESPN’s Ian Begley. “It is unclear...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks pondering trade for Derrick Rose

The New York Knicks must make a big splash to compete in the Eastern Conference, so it’s not surprising to hear the franchise is considering a trade for Derrick Rose. Ian Begley of ESPN New York is reporting the Knicks have had internal discussions about making a deal with the Chicago Bulls for the point guard. As he mentioned, it is not yet known if the Bulls are interested...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Hornacek: Carmelo Anthony ‘excited for next year’

New York Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek, via email correspondence with Carmelo Anthony, says the star forward is “excited for next year.” Speaking with WFAN in New York, via Ian Begley of, Hornacek added, “he’s a great player. I don’t think he’s that old. He’s right at that prime time for him and he’s going to help carry the team but we can’t put it...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo had no input in Knicks' coaching search

If keeping Carmelo Anthony happy was a reason behind the Knicks’ hiring of Jeff Hornacek as coach, it seems to be working. Anthony told New York’s WABC on Saturday that, while he wasn’t consulted on the hire, he was looking forward to playing in Hornacek’s system. “I played against him a couple times when he was the head coach out there in Phoenix,” Anthony said, via...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

New Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek will not be forced to run triangle

Phil Jackson has apparently relented on his triangle offense directives. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, sources close to the Knicks believe that new coach Jeff Hornacek will not be forced to run Jackson’s preferred triangle offense, and will instead be given the freedom to install his own offensive system. This, as Begley notes, comes as a surprise, though there have been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Carmelo: I will ‘absolutely’ be with Knicks next season

Carmelo Anthony either has no intention of waiving his no-trade clause, or the New York Knicks have assured him that they are not looking to move him. Anthony briefly spoke with reporters at a TechCrunch conference in Brooklyn on Wednesday, and he was asked if he will still be with the Knicks when the 2016-2017 season tips off. “Oh, yeah, you’ll see me for the Knicks,” he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

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