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Knicks 103, Kings 100: Scenes from a chippy, crazy West Coast win

Wow, that was close. The New York Knicks held off the Sacramento Kings in a taut, bat****-crazy contest, 103-100. There were techs, bizarre refereeing, air-balled free throws, Melo missing two game-sealing free throws and DeMarcus Cousins barely missing a game-tying heave at the buzzer. If you were drifting off to sleep toward the end of this game, you’re probably wide awake after...
Via Posting and Toasting
12 hours ago

New York Knicks: Derrick Rose Gives Update On Injured Back

New York Knicks starting point guard Derrick Rose will miss his second consecutive game with a back injury. He expects to return on Sunday. Derrick Rose is rediscovering his star-caliber form during the 2016-17 NBA regular season with the New York Knicks. He’s been a force to be reckoned with on the offensive end of the floor […] New York Knicks: Derrick Rose Gives Update On...
Via Daily Knicks
15 hours ago

WATCH: ZTE Top 5 Plays of the Week: Porzingis' Swat, Melo's Game Winners, and More!

Check out this week's Top 5 Plays presented by ZTE as Kristaps Porzingis puts on a show in Minnesota, Melo hits two game winners, and more!
Via New York Knicks
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose out again as Knicks star struggles with back spasms

SACRAMENTO – Derrick Rose will miss his second game as a Knick on Friday against the Kings. His back spasms still haven’t healed fully, coach Jeff Hornacek said. Hornacek believes there’s a good chance Rose will be ready for the Lakers showdown at Staples Center on Sunday. Rose missed his first game Wednesday, when the Knicks...
Via New York Post
21 hours ago

Derrick Rose will miss Friday’s game, highlighting the Knicks’ need for a third point guard

Even if Rose were healthy, the Knicks have been playing with fire by only keeping two PG’s on the roster. Lost amid the avalanche of insane bull**** that followed in the wake of the Knicks’ blowout loss to Cleveland on Wednesday was the fact that, hey, with Derrick Rose on the shelf with a back injury, the team only had one true point guard. Did that lose them the game? Absolutely...
Via Posting and Toasting
22 hours ago

Carmelo: Cryptic Instagram posts were about Phil Jackson

Carmelo Anthony on Friday confirmed what most suspected by admitting two cryptic Instagram posts from Thursday were about New York Knicks president Phil Jackson. The entire kerfuffle was spawned by Jackson suggesting during an interview earlier this week that Anthony’s ball-hogging ways prevented him from thriving in the triangle offense. But as far as Anthony is concerned -...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: No More Knicks Drama: Phil and Melo Chemistry

Can New York Knicks president Phil Jackson and star forward armelo Anthony repair their relationship after Phil called Carmelo a ball hog?
Via SNY
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Knicks know they need to gain ground on critical trip out west

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Knicks couldn’t start talking about the West fast enough following Wednesday’s disgraceful outing against the Cavaliers. A 10-day, five-game Western trip looms, but it’s not as daunting as it sounds. Four of the five clubs are under .500. Removing the 19-3 Warriors, the other four clubs on the trip — Sacramento...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

WATCH: Knicks fall hard to Cavs at MSG, 126-94

Carmelo Anthony, Jeff Hornacek, and Kristaps Porzingis meet the media after the New York Knicks lost to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers at MSG, while point guard Derrick Rose remains day-to-day with a back injury.
Via SNY
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo blows off Jackson's ball hog remarks, looks 'annoyed'

Carmelo Anthony has no interest in talking about the comments New York Knicks president Phil Jackson made about him earlier in the week, and you can understand why. For starters, they weren’t all that flattering. In an interview with CBS Sports Network that aired Tuesday, Jackson said Anthony has the potential to play the role for the Knicks that Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose wouldn’t have let Knicks get bullied by LeBron

When discussing Derrick Rose’s game, explosiveness is normally the first adjective used to compliment him. Toughness rarely is. Rose has a degree of basketball toughness – forged in one of the roughest street basketball neighborhoods in the South Side of Chicago. One of the parks he played in was nicknamed “Murder Park.’’ Rose’s toughness was...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

Rose misses Knicks' game against Cavs with lower back pain

NEW YORK (AP) Derrick Rose is missing the New York Knicks' game against Cleveland because of lower back pain. Rose left the Knicks' victory over Miami on Tuesday in the third quarter with back spasms. Coach Jeff Hornacek says Rose still felt sore on Wednesday when he came in and met with team doctors, so they sent him for an MRI exam to make sure there was no structural damage...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson criticizes Carmelo for holding ball too long

An interview Phil Jackson conducted Tuesday with CBS Sports Network is making a lot of waves over how the New York Knicks president finally discussed his controversial “posse” comments about LeBron James. But lost in the fray as the sports world reacts to Jackson’s curious contention that the use of the word in question “could be something I could regret” is how he...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent: Derrick Rose has ‘good possibility’ of remaining with Knicks

The Knicks are having a pretty good season so far, and the talk is positive about Derrick Rose’s future in New York. Rose’s agent B.J. Armstrong joined Sirius XM NBA’s “The Starting Lineup” on Monday and was asked about how the Knicks are suiting the former league MVP. “I think this has been a great fit for him,” Armstrong told Sirius XM NBA’s “The Starting Lineup”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron not interested in hashing things out with Phil Jackson

With the Cleveland Cavaliers set to take on the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night, some have wondered if an awkward conversation between LeBron James and Phil Jackson is forthcoming. But even if Jackson wants to chat, LeBron has nothing to say to him. Jackson suddenly got on LeBron’s bad side last month when the Knicks president referred to LeBron’s friends...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron James, others excused from staying with team at Trump hotel

LeBron James and other Cleveland Cavaliers players have reportedly been excused from staying with the club at a hotel owned by president-elect Donald Trump. Cleveland is on the road for a game against the New York Knicks. The team has a contract to stay at the Trump SoHo hotel in lower Manhattan, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN. James, who publicly came out to stump for Hillary Clinton...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah’s contract is becoming worst deal in NBA

The New York Knicks have a Joakim Noah problem. New York perplexed the basketball world when news broke the team signed center Joakim Noah to a four-year, $72 million deal. The dollar amount was hard to take in, even with the insane contracts given out. Knicks prez Phil Jackson envisioned the 31-year-old as a versatile big man, capable of locking down the paint, making good passes...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks fans troll Matt Barnes with ‘Derek Fisher’ chant

It’s been over a year since the fight between Matt Barnes and Derek Fisher happened, but Knicks fans clearly haven’t forgotten about it. Fisher, who was the team’s head coach at the time of the incident, got under Barnes’ skin by being romantically involved with his estranged wife, Gloria Govan. So, Barnes drove nearly 100 miles to fight him, and that’s exactly what ended...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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