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Knicks, Nets, Mavs, Hornets Could Conceivably Be Interested In Kobe

The New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets, Dallas Mavericks and possibly Charlotte Hornets are all teams that could be interested in Kobe Bryant, according to ESPN's Chad Ford. The Los Angeles Lakers lost Julius Randle for the entire season on opening night and are expected to struggle to make the playoffs. The Lakers also get to keep their 2015 first round pick if it is in the top...
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Bulls 104, Knicks 80 – Game Recap

Thoughts from the Knicks’ forgettable 2014-15 Home Opener: - It feels like a very long time ago, but the Knicks actually got off to a decent start in this game. The Knicks were very active on defense, and offensively they were moving the ball a lot, even if it wasn’t resulting in a bevy of open looks. For a while, it was simply nice to just see the Knicks move the ball and themselves...
Via Turn On The Knicks
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Season Preview: New York Knicks

The Knicks will likely struggle again to make the playoffs this season. There arguably wasn’t a single team in the NBA that had a more disappointing season last year than the New York Knicks. Coming off a 2012-13 season in which they finished second in the East with 54 wins, there was little reason to think the Knicks wouldn’t finish as one of the top four teams in the East...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks’ worries over Bargnani amplify as he goes for MRI

Andrea Bargnani said he’s not sure when he will return from a right hamstring strain and admitted he’s frustrated by the injury. When two reporters from Italy interviewed him after he spoke to the New York media for the first time since being shut down Oct. 9, he said in Italian he underwent an MRI exam, but didn’t say what it revealed. That Bargnani had an MRI exam reveals...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson: Carmelo Is Knicks' Only 'Certified All-Star', Bargnani Will Thrive In Triangle

Phil Jackson candidly spoke with Charley Rosen about the entire New York Knicks' roster. "Carmelo Anthony is obviously the team's only certified All-Star," said Jackson. "It's also no secret that Melo has to keep the ball moving, but he's committed to doing this. Passing has never been a great strength of his, but in the triangle he'll be able to...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks’ big plans for Andrea Bargnani already gone awry

There was hope Andrea Bargnani would become a big cog in the Knicks’ triangle offense. There was hope Derek Fisher’s defensive-minded approach would rub off when training camp commenced in West Point. There was hope J.R. Smith would find his Sixth-Man-of-the-Year shooting touch and Tim Hardaway Jr. would get as good on defense as he was last season on offense. Hope is on hold...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks’ Bargnani may miss season opener

Andrea Bargnani of the New York Knicks had a long injured season last year. He has a sprained hamstring. He has struggled staying healthy throughout his career with the Raptors and Knicks. Bargnani averaged 13ppg and 5 rpg last season in 42 games. Bargnani can be a great player off the bench who can score in bunches. Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Knicks For More Basketball...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

CelticsLife Atlantic Division Preview: The New York Knicks

New York Knicks 13/14 record: 37-45Over the course of the next week, members of the CelticsLife staff will take a look at what to expect from the Atlantic Division this coming season. Today, let's dive into the New York KnicksExpected Starting Lineup & SummarySamuel DalembertAndrea BargnaniCarmelo AnthonyIman ShumpertJose CalderonThe Knicks are a complicated team. On the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Evaluating Other Options At PF In Bargnani's Continued Absence

The continued absence of Andrea Bargnani with a strained hamstring will allow the New York Knicks further opportunities to evaluate other options at power forward. “He hasn’t been able to practice the last few days so it wouldn’t be smart to jeopardize him by putting him into game action tomorrow,” Derek Fisher said of Bargnani after the Knicks practiced for the fourth straight...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Quincy Acy Appears To Be Favorite To Start At Power Forward For Knicks

Quincy Acy has emerged as the leading candidate to start at power forward for the New York Knicks. Acy gives the Knicks more defense at the position than Amar'e Stoudemire or Andrea Bargnani would provide. Bargnani started the first preseason game for the Knicks, but he's since been out with a hamstring strain. “No I didn’t plan on coming here to start,’’ Acy told...
Via RealGM
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Raptors Acy, Bargnani, Calderon Now With Knicks

Toronto fans are likely very disappointed by NBA TV Canada’s strange decision not to air the Raptors at Knicks preseason game in New York as the Knicks now feature three former Raptors from just two seasons ago in Quincy Acy, Andrea Bargnani and Jose Calderon.
Via Pro Bball Report
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Injury Update: Andrea Bargnani says his elbow is '100 percent fine'

New York Knicks center Andrea Bargnani, whose season was cut to just 42 games after partially tearing the ulnar nerve in his left elbow in January, is now fully healed.In anticipation of the 2014-15 season, the team hosted their annual Media Day to speak on their expectations for the upcoming season.As reported by Marc Berman of the New York Post, when asked about the injury, Bargnani...
Via Sports Injury Alert
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 NBA Player Names That Sound Like Hot Chicks

Andrea Bargnani certainly lives up to his name when it comes to toughness! Let’s be real right now, some males have names that sound like a girl’s name. This is true everywhere you go. For this discussion, we are going to focus on the NBA. Yes, that’s right, there are NBA athletes that have names similar to a girl’s name. And quite honestly, it’s kind of funny when you...
Via Pass The Pill
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Howard wants to know if Knicks have cap space for him

Looking ahead to 2015, the New York Knicks will have a considerable amount of salary cap space available thanks in part to the contracts of Amar’e Stoudemire and Andrea Bargnani expiring next year. Unfortunately, at the moment there isn’t much wiggle room for Phil Jackson to work with in terms of adding worthwhile pieces for […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson Says Andrea Bargnani Will Be a Pleasant Surprise

Knicks would prefer to just rid themselves of Barganani, but since they can’t for another year, Phil is going to try to use his ZEN to coach him up. Here is what Phil had to say via NY Daily News. “He’s overlooked. We think he’s going to really do well in the system we have,” Jackson said of Bargnani on MSG Network during the second quarter of the Knicks’ 95-72 Summer...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson Believes Bargnani Will Bring Value In Knicks' New System

While Phil Jackson attempted to trade Andrea Bargnani this offseason, he believes he can have value on the floor this season for the New York Knicks. "He's overlooked. We think he's going to really do well in the system we have," Jackson said of Bargnani. "We have a couple of guards he likes to play with, Jose (Calderon) and Pablo (Prigioni), and I think he...
Via RealGM
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Need To Remain Cool, Calm and Collected In Stoudemire, Bargnani Trade Negotiations

Written by Kenneth Teape Tom Szczerbowski – USA TODAY Sports With Carmelo Anthony’s free agency still looming over the head of the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson has been busy at work attempting to clear more cap space for this summer. The quickest way to do so is moving big contracts, which he has done once with Tyson Chandler being shipped out to the Dallas Mavericks. Even more...
Via Knickswag
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

P-Jax Looking to Trade STAT and Bargs

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson is officially committed to doing the improbable: finding new homes for Andrea Bargnani and Amar’e Stoudemire. READ MORE: The post P-Jax Looking to Trade STAT and Bargs appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Rumors: Amar'e Stoudemire, Andrea Bargnani being shopped

Phil Jackson has been busy since landing a job with the New York Knicks. He traded to get into the draft and unloaded Raymond Felton and Tyson Chandler to save money. Now he's looking to clear more cap space by trading Amar'e Stoudemire and Andrea Bargnani per TheKnicksBlog:"On the heels of a Monday morning account from ESPN that states the Knicks have engaged the Philadelphia...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Knicks Make Decisions On Options For Next Season

Written by Kenneth Teape The New York Knicks had a busy Sunday, but had little control over what was going on. Three of their highest paid players, Carmelo Anthony, Andrea Bargnani and Amar’e Stoudemire had to make decisions about their player options. All three made the decisions many people expected them to make months ago Bargnani will opt in to his 2014-2015 contract with the...
Via Knickswag
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Andrea Bargnani Opts in for $11.5M

That noise you hear is the collective groaning of New York Knicks fan everywhere after hearing they have to watch Bargs for another season. Not exactly a surprise, but I'm told Andrea Bargnani has indeed informed Knicks he's opting in for next season just like Amare Stoudemire — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 22, 2014 Instead of having til June 29 or June 30 like most...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrea Bargnani Opts In With Knicks For 14-15

Andrea Bargnani has informed the New York Knicks that he is opting in on his contract for the 14-15 season. Bargnani was acquired from the Toronto Raptors last offseason. Bargnani will become a free agent in 2015.
Via RealGM
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson holding an auction with Knicks?

Got a player want to trade? Just talk to Phil, he will listen. This past Friday, the Knicks president said that everyone on the current Knicks roster is up for discussion. Jackson realizes that many of the players like Amar’e Stoudemire, Tyson Chandler, and Andrea Bargnani are entering into the final years of their contracts and if he can find a trade that benefits the Knicks,...
Via Route4Sports
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Exec: Surprised Knicks Didn't Do More Homework On Bargnani

The New York Knicks' trade last offseason for Andrea Bargnani is widely considered one of the worst of the past year. “Getting anything for him was a surprise,’’ a Western Conference executive said. “But you get desperate. The guy has talent, a 7-footer, mobile, his first few years he made shots. But I question his love for the game and mental makeup. I’m surprised...
Via RealGM
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Trade bust Bargnani a big reason for Knicks’ awful season

It could end mercifully and shamefully Friday in Toronto. And you could point to the Knicks’ crash beginning with Toronto, too. As the Knicks (33-45) face the Raptors (46-32) at Air Canada Centre in what could be the night that coach Mike Woodson’s team officially is eliminated from the playoffs, owner James Dolan will rue his decision to take a gamble on enigmatic 7-foot big...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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