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Behind Knicks’ plan to relaunch Carmelo Anthony’s game

After failing to lead the Knicks to the playoffs for three straight seasons, Carmelo Anthony is being asked to alter his game for new coach Jeff Hornacek. That’s the strong indication coming from team president Phil Jackson and Hornacek as training camp opens Monday. Hornacek promises to speed up the triangle offense. Over the offseason,...
Via New York Post
6 hours ago

Phil Jackson has great quote about Knicks rebuilding

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson acknowledged that the team has had a bit of a slog to get to the point now where they are being viewed as potentially competitive. The Knicks are 49-115 since Jackson took over as team president, and he admits that they had to take their lumps to get where they are now. “Fiscally, I’ve been very responsible as a president,” Jackson said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joakim Noah Surprises Fans at Morningside Park

Joakim Noah makes a surprise appearance in Harlem and hands out gifts to Knicks fans.
Via New York Knicks
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks entering camp with cranked-up goal and injury caveat

It has been a while since Knicks president Phil Jackson invoked the word “championship” — something he has won 13 times as an NBA player and head coach. Jackson’s only references to titles during the Knicks’ 17-65 and 32-50 campaigns the past two dismal seasons were related to how the far the club was from...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Kristaps Porzingis, Mindaugas Kuzminskas and Willy Henangomez make soccer legends look like munchkins

Andrea Pirlo and David represented NYCFC (and the Lollipop Guild) There are those in this world who believe that soccer is a superior game to basketball. They are entitled to their opinions, of course, but they are wrong. That being sad, I do not believe Kristaps Porzingis, Mindaugas Kuzminskas and Willy Henangomez traveled to Yankee Stadium, home of New York City Football Club...
Via Posting and Toasting
1 day ago

New York Knicks: Joakim Noah Is A Man Of The People

Joakim Noah is one of the most passionate players in NBA history. New York Knicks fans learned that up close and personal when he paid them an extraordinary visit. If only one word can utilized to describe New York Knicks star Joakim Noah, it’s intense. The 2014 Defensive Player of the Year has carved out […] New York Knicks: Joakim Noah Is A Man Of The People - Daily Knicks...
Via Daily Knicks
1 day ago

WATCH: Phil Jackson and Jeff Hornacek talk new Knicks and Derrick Rose

New York Knicks President Phil Jackson and head coach Jeff Hornacek address the media about the new season and the civil allegations against new point guard Derrick Rose.
Via SNY
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Knicks seeking more ‘unified’ response than anthem protest

Knicks brass wants the team’s players doing some form of social work revolving around the “Black Lives Matter” campaign that would go beyond just kneeling for the national anthem. Knicks president Phil Jackson said he discussed the situation Friday with Carmelo Anthony, who just returned from Poland. Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek and general manager Steve...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

Video highlights from the Phil Jackson, Steve Mills and Jeff Hornacek press conference

They’ve got big dreams. The Big 3 of the New York Knicks front office — Phil Jackson, Steve Mills and Jeff Hornacek — held court Friday afternoon. We’ve already discussed Phil’s controversial non-comments on the Derrick Rose trial, if you’re interested. Here we are going to look at the on-court stuff. Hornacek admits that he doesn’t exactly have the most run-n-gunningest...
Via Posting and Toasting
2 days ago

New York Knicks: Top 3 Players In Westchester Knicks History

When you look at any sports team, there are several players who truly represent that organization. When you think of Patrick Ewing, the New York Knicks come to mind. Walt Frazier and the Knicks are synonymous with each other, as well. Even though the Westchester Knicks have seen many players come and go in the past two years, […] New York Knicks: Top 3 Players In Westchester...
Via Daily Knicks
2 days ago

Knicks not concerned about possible Rose rape trial

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) The New York Knicks don't expect Derrick Rose's season to be affected because of a potential rape trial, but won't say if he might miss any games. A woman has accused Rose of rape in California, and the civil trial is scheduled to begin Oct. 4, which would be early in the NBA preseason. Knicks President of Operations Phil Jackson says Friday that neither...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis Visits Sports Science Lab

New York Knicks phenom Kristaps Porzingis paid a visit to the ESPN Sports Science Lab with John Brenkus. The results were nothing short of astonishing. Kristaps Porzingis is unlike any player in NBA history. He’s a 7’3″ goliath with positional versatility, a legitimately lethal 3-point stroke, an impressive arsenal of post moves, unprecedented coordination, and defensive ...
Via Daily Knicks
2 days ago

Kristaps Porzingis gets his revenge on “crying Knicks fan”

Kristaps Porzingis got his revenge on the young fan who took a crying selfie when he was drafted fourth overall by the New York Knicks in 2015. That fan, whose name is Jordan, attended Porzingis’ basketball camp in New York and had the opportunity to go one-on-one with the Rookie of the Year runner-up. Jordan has become a big supporter of the Knicks forward, who he calls his idol...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose: Support in Chicago not on level of NY

Derrick Rose seems genuinely happy to be getting a fresh start in a new city, and some of the things he has said about being traded have not sat well with fans in Chicago. The latest remarks Rose made that will likely make Bulls fans say “smell ya later” came in a feature from Jared Zwerling for the NBA Players Association. While he made it clear he wanted to spend his entire...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Atlantic Division Preview: New York Knicks

Projected Conference Finish: 8th Best Move of Offseason: I don’t care what happened when the roster blew up, Jeff Hornacek was a good coach in Phoenix. He led Eric Bledsoe, Goran Dragić and a pile of laundry to 48 wins in 2013-14. It’s not his fault the front office didn’t know what they were doing. By rights that team should still be together and Hornacek never should...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran forward Lou Amundson re-signs with Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knicks have re-signed veteran forward Lou Amundson. The team announced the move Monday but did not disclose terms. The 6-foot-9 Amundson has played for 10 teams. He appeared in 70 games over the last two seasons with New York. He averaged 1.8 points and 1.7 rebounds over seven minutes a game last season. Amundson has appeared in 428 games over 10 seasons...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose gang rape defense is rape culture personified

Here’s everything you need to understand about Derrick Rose’s battles in the courtroom broken down into three focal points. How Derrick Rose And His Legal Team Are Only Damning Themselves With Their Actions In late June, Derrick Rose transitioned from being the beloved Chicago son who played for his hometown team to a basketball player on a redemption tour. The moment Rose’s...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: A Chance at a Division Title>

I have gone great in-depth on the New York Knicks and their expectations for the coming season. The addition of Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah provide Carmelo Anthony with the opportunity to get back to the playoffs. However, there is another title the Knicks would love to get their hands on: an Atlantic Division title. The Knicks last won the division title in the 2012-2013 seaosn...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Digging Into the New York Knicks First 10 Games

We have about a month and half left until the basketball season tips off. With the New York Knicks improving this offseason, there will be excitement and expectations surrounding the team this season. The Knicks can either have the whole league buzzing about them or fall on their face in their first ten games. Game #1: 10/25 At Cleveland Cavaliers Well, it only gets easier from...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls owner: We let Noah walk because he's not a 'frontline guy'

Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf explained that there was a very simple reason Joakim Noah is no longer with the team. Reinsdorf, who was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame on Friday, told K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune that the team simply didn’t see Noah as a big-time player anymore. “What we felt was it was time,” Reinsdorf said of the Bulls’ myriad...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: a look at the 2016-17 roster

The New York Knicks enter year three of the Phil Jackson era with a totally revamped roster. With four major additions to the team, buzz is building around Madison Square Garden. Let’s break down the Knicks roster to get a better feel for the team heading into the 2016-2017 season. Point Guard: Derrick Rose and Brandon Jennings The Knicks grabbed the headlines early in the offseason...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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