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New York Knicks: Phil Jackson Moving On From The Triangle

New York Knicks team president Phil Jacksons speaks his mind on implementing the Triangle Offense in today’s NBA. During a December interview with Charley Rosen of Today’s Fastbreak, New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson gave the following answer when asked why the Triangle Offense seemed to be ineffective during an interview on December 2015. “Today’s players [...
Via Daily Knicks
7 hours ago

Judge refuses to dismiss sex suit against Derrick Rose

LOS ANGELES (AP) A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging New York Knicks player Derrick Rose and two friends drugged and gang-raped a woman. The judge denied the motion on Wednesday in Los Angeles. The case could now go to trial in October, when Knicks training camp gets underway. The woman, a former lover, contends that Rose and two friends drugged her drink...
Via Associated Press
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Amar’e Stoudemire Started It All

The Knicks haven’t made the playoffs in the past three seasons. These seasons have had various differing storylines including the worst season in franchise history and Phil Jackson being hired as team president and drafting Kristaps Porzingis. Yet, there was a time when things were much worse for this franchise. It had been six season since the […] New York Knicks: Amar’e...
Via Daily Knicks
15 hours ago

Knicks: Phil Jackson Talks Progression And Regression Of NBA

New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson talks the progression and regression he’s seeing in the NBA. For both better and worse, the NBA isn’t what it used to be. There are certain areas in which contemporary players have surpassed those who were active during previous decades, just as there are phases of the game in which the skill […] Knicks: Phil Jackson Talks Progression...
Via Daily Knicks
16 hours ago

Amar’e Stoudemire retired with Knicks because first pick said no

Amar’e Stoudemire loves New York, just not as much as Phoenix. Stoudemire signed a one-day contract Tuesday so he could retire as a Knick, but what the 33-year-old truly wanted was to finish where his career started — in Phoenix with the Suns. It turns out the feelings were not mutual. “The last two years,...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Derrick Rose's civil sexual assault trial is set for Oct. 4 in Los Angeles

We here at P&T report news as it relates to the New York Knicks, and this now qualifies. Per ESPN: A federal judge has denied Derrick Rose's motion to have the civil sexual assault case against him dismissed, and the trial is scheduled to start Oct. 4 in Los Angeles, presumably in the middle of Rose's first training camp with the New York Knicks. There's no surprise here...
Via Posting and Toasting
1 day ago

Phil Jackson: Today’s NBAers too inept to run triangle, so let’s run triangle

Phil Jackson thought NBA players lack the skill to play the triangle offense, yet insisted in running it with the dismal Knicks last season. In Part 3 of Charley Rosen’s Phil Jackson Chronicles, this installment from December 2015, Jackson most notably critiques today’s generation of NBA players and their ability to fit into his desired...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Carmelo Anthony shocked Dwyane Wade left Miami for Chicago

Carmelo Anthony, like most of us, didn’t see Dwyane Wade leaving Miami this offseason to join the Chicago Bulls. Wade’s shocking decision to leave was prompted by a salary dispute with the Heat. The longtime Miami star wanted to be the highest-paid player on the team for the first time in his illustrious career, and the Heat balked. The dispute led Wade to the Bulls. Anthony...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks star Porzingis rents Midtown penthouse

It’s a basketball brotherhood troika. Latvian-born NBA star player Kristaps Porzingis just scored a new pad in Midtown West. The 7-foot-3-inch player has leased a corner penthouse that was asking $8,000 a month at Sky, the mammoth rental tower at 605 W. 42nd St. He also nabbed another two high-floor units for his two brothers,...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

Amare Stoudemire announces retirement

NEW YORK -- Amare Stoudemire's greatest NBA success was in Phoenix, where as Steve Nash's pick-and-roll partner he was one of the NBA's most fearsome finishers.But he chose to leave the league as a member of the Knicks, the franchise that was mired in a lengthy playoff drought before he signed in 2010 and revitalized the franchise.Stoudemire retired Tuesday after signing a contract...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 New York Knicks of all Time

The New York Knicks are one of those most storied franchises in the NBA and have had numerous iconic players grace the hardwood of Madison Square Garden. Here’s a list of the top ten New York Knickerbockers: 10. Allan Houston Houston joined New York after the 1996 season and immediately became a contributor to the Knicks’ success. He took over John Starks’ starting role...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose dubs the New York Knicks a “Super Team”

Derrick Rose, a new face around New York City, has already created some rumblings among the New York and national media after his comments about the Knicks being a “super team”. “With these teams right now, they’re saying us and Golden State are the super teams, and they’re trying not to build that many super teams, and [commissioner] Adam Silver came out with the statement...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

What the New York Knicks can expect from Derrick Rose

The New York Knicks’ two biggest signings this offseason were former Bulls teammates Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah. One of the big questions surrounding Rose’s future is his injury prone past and how this will affect his play going forward. Rose is an extremely talented and athletic player with the ability to score and lead an offense – that much is evident from his time in...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose says Knicks are a super team just like the Warriors

Kevin Durant going to the Golden State Warriors has generated plenty of conversation about the super team philosophy in the NBA. No one doubts that the Warriors are a super team but Derrick Rose would like to sell you on the idea that the New York Knicks are one as well. Speaking on the subject of super teams to the NBA’s league website, Rose said the Knicks and Golden State...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did the Knicks have a chance to get Dwyane Wade?

SNY's Daily News Live panel discusses Carmelo Anthony's comments saying that the New York Knicks just missed out on signing Dwyane Wade.
Via SNY
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony blasts WNBA over fining of players

Just as the NBA itself made a statement regarding one of the biggest social issues facing the United States today, it’s counterpart in the women’s professional basketball ranks is attempting to mute its players’ activism. The WNBA just recently fined the New York Liberty, Indiana Fever and Phoenix Mercury organizations $5,000 each for their players wearing T-shirts showing...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose: Knicks are one of NBA’s super-teams

After spending eight years with the Chicago Bulls, point guard Derrick Rose, who was in need of a change of scenery, was traded to the New York Knicks roughly one month ago. Rose started all 66 games he played in last season, the most since 2010-11, which was a career year for him. At 27 years of age, the Knicks hope he can still attack the rim and help clear out space for his teammates...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks interested in Greg Monroe

The New York Knicks might not be done upgrading the roster for the 2016-17 season. Sam Amico of Amico Hoops reports the Knicks are among the teams interested in Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe, who is on the trading block after Milwaukee’s re-signing of Miles Plumlee. Monroe, the No. 7 pick in the 2010 draft, has two years left on his deal with the Bucks with a player option...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Knicks Are Alright?

Will Phil Jackson’s grand hopes to keep the triangle and bully-ball alive prove prudent or pitiful? When Jeff Hornacek signed on as head coach and Robin Lopez was shipped to Chicago, it felt like the Zen Master was ready to roll with a more modern style of play. However, inking Joakim Noah for the next four years showed that Jackson planned to double down on the two-big lineup...
Via The Lottery Mafia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony: Knicks ‘have a very special team on paper right now’

Carmelo Anthony believes the moves the New York Knicks have made this offseason have dramatically improved the team “on paper” and expressed optimism that “the time is now” to take the next step and qualify for the postseason for the first time since the 2012-13 season. “We have a very special team on paper right now,” Anthony said after a U.S. men’s Olympic team...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 1-on-1 with Kyle O'Quinn: Visiting Porzingis, Reacting to New Knicks, and More

Knicks.com's Jonah Ballow caught up with Kyle O'Quinn at the Knicks basketball camp to discuss his trip to Latvia to visit Kristaps Porzingis, earning a degree, reacting to the new Knicks, and more.
Via New York Knicks
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson proposes some intriguing NBA rule changes

Phil Jackson has some very interesting ideas to improve the NBA. Jackson told Charley Rosen of Today’s Fastbreak that if it were up to him, he would implement a four-point line. “Why not have a four-point line about 35 feet out?” Jackson suggested. “It wouldn’t be long before players will get reasonably comfortable shooting from out there. And having a four-point line...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson wants to add four point line and six seconds to shot clock

Phil Jackson’s tenure as Knicks President has been at the very least tumultuous, if not also a bit old-fashioned. His insistence on sticking to the triangle offense hasn’t helped, especially when he gave former guard Derek Fisher his first coaching job and then replaced him with former assistant Kurt Rambis. He’s not exactly the most progressive figure in the NBA today, and...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony calls on athletes to be leaders in op-ed

Carmelo Anthony penned a powerful op-ed piece for The Guardian in which he calls on his fellow professional athletes to utilize their high profiles to help effectuate social change. Asking early on in the piece “Do athletes have a responsibility to stand up?”, Anthony suggests that every person has an obligation to “rise up and make their voices heard” but points out...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah on joining Knicks: ‘I want to make the city proud’

Joakim Noah can feel the excitement and pressure of arriving in New York to play for the title-deprived Knicks. “There’s definitely a buzz in the city. I think it’s on us to make it work,” Noah said, via the New York Daily News. “Winning in the Garden, I’m not gonna get a feeling like that anywhere else. I’m not here to just get a check and be happy. I want to be an...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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