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Sources: Knicks pick up guard Shane Larkin's third-year contract option

After some initial uncertainty, the New York Knicks plan to pick up the third-year contract option for guard Shane Larkin, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Knicks have been satisfied with Larkin, 22, in the preseason, and will guarantee the $1.67 million on his contract for the 2015-16 season. The deadline for guaranteeing the third-year option comes at the end of October....
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks To Exercise Third-Year Option On Shane Larkin

The New York Knicks plan on picking up their third-year contract option on Shane Larkin. There was some initial uncertainty from the Knicks on the decision regarding Larkin's $1.67 million contract for 15-16. Phil Jackson plans on using cap space in 2015 and has been cautious on committing to guaranteed money. In the preseason, Larkin has averaged 2.5 points and 1.5 assists in...
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Larkin’s freakish speed may change the Knicks’ offense

New point guard Shane Larkin is so lightning-fast he will try to pull the Knicks out of the triangle offense at times. That’s the plan, according to Larkin, whom coach Derek Fisher is leaning toward as backup point guard over Pablo Prigioni despite his inexperience. Fisher wants speed on the second unit and the second-year Larkin, whose rookie campaign in Dallas was a whitewash...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Griffin Destroys Shane Larkin With One-Handed Poster Dunk (Video)

Mavs’ Eric Griffin destroyed Knicks’ Shane Larkin with a one-handed poster dunk in the first quarter of Dallas’ Summer League game against New York in Las Vegas Friday. The post Eric Griffin Destroys Shane Larkin With One-Handed Poster Dunk (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Barry Larkin Criticizes Rick Carlisle, Mavericks’ Development Of Talent, Praises Passion Of New York Fans

Barry Larkin retired from his excellent baseball career in 2004, but he’s still in the professional sports consciousness, as his son Shane is a point guard for the New York Knicks. Shane Larkin was drafted in the first round by the Dallas Mavericks last summer after an excellent season at the University of Miami in 2012-13, but had a quiet rookie year in Dallas, and was traded...
Via College Spun
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks’ rookie Shane Larkin waiting for Debut

Dallas Mavericks’ rookie Shane Larkin has been waiting patiently to make his NBA debut after having his right ankle surgically repaired in July. Larkin had been making a big step forward as he returned to practice on Monday with no limitations. “I felt good out there,” Larkin said. “I don’t have my quickness out there yet, but that will come in the next couple days or so...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookie Larkin wants to pay dividends for Mavs

DALLAS Shane Larkin believes he has a debt to pay to the Dallas Mavericks. Mavs coach Rick Carlisle "told me himself that he had a big part in them drafting me,'' says the rookie, selected No. 18 out of the University of Miami. "He thought I was the best point guard in the draft and that's why he took me. That's why they brought me here. And now, it'...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavs rookie should be healed by camp

Shane Larkin wowed scouts at the NBA combine with his sensational athleticism. The 5’11 guard hoisted the highest max vertical of 44 inches since 2001, when Kenny Gregory leaped 45.5 inches. Larkin broke his ankle during practice and missed vital Summer League action. On the bright side for Dallas fans, their first-round pick is ready to go for training camp. Hearing our friend...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Tweet of the Day: Dallas Mavericks first round pick Shane Larkin out 2-3 months

The Dallas Mavericks drafted a gem in Miami Hurricanes star Shane Larkin. Larkin tore up the floor for Miami during their 2012-13 run and positioned himself as a an absolute star-in-the making during the NCAA tournament. Please click here to read this story The post Tweet of the Day: Dallas Mavericks first round pick Shane Larkin out 2-3 months appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavs' top pick Larkin breaks ankle in practice

Mavericks rookie guard Shane Larkin has a broken ankle and will likely be sidelined until training camp. Larkin confirmed reports of the injury on Twitter. The former Miami point guard, who was the 18th pick in last month's draft, sustained the injury Friday in the last practice before the team flew to Las Vegas for summer league games. ''Yes it is true,'' Larkin...
Via AP on Fox
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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