Why so serious? Derek Fisher, Matt Barnes and media responsibility: While We’re Waiting…

Oh hello. I didn’t see you there. Everything is good with you, I presume? Welcome to Friday and here’s hoping it is lovely. While we’re waiting… Why so serious? I know that there are serious things in this world that aren’t to be joked about, but does it feel like there are more than ever before? The world hasn’t changed as much as we’ve changed, but rather than taking...
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Matt Barnes says he was checking on kids, not confronting Derek Fisher

Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes told ESPN on Thursday that he went to his ex-wife’s home to check on his 6-year-old twin sons and not to confront New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher. “I’m like, first of all, why are you still up? It’s like 10 o’clock at night,” Barnes said. “So I text back, ‘I love you and I miss you too.’ Then I FaceTimed him. I’m...
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Derek Fishers Dedication to the New York Knicks in Question After Possible Altercation With Ex-Teammate Matt Barnes

Derek Fisher of the New York Knicks looks on during the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on February 25, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) What does a team coming off the worst season in franchise history need to do in order to turn around its misfortunes? A good way to start would be to stay away from any negativity in the...
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Matt Barnes On Derek Fisher: ‘We Were Good Friends At One Point’ (Video)

One day after news broke on the topic, Matt Barnes spoke to the media about the alleged incident over the weekend in which he drove over 90 miles to beat up former teammate and current New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher. To no one’s surprise, Barnes said a whole lot of nothing, but there was a bit of subtle shade thrown at Fisher. “We were friends,” Barnes said, when asked...
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Matt Barnes opens up about Derek Fisher fight

Memphis Grizzlies guard Matt Barnes was reportedly involved in a physical altercation with New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher on Saturday. Barnes showed up at ex-wife Gloria Govan’s home in Los Angeles and the two got into it. Barnes reportedly punched Fisher and felt betrayed by his former teammate, as the Knicks coach has been dating Govan for several months. The story...
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Matt Barnes on Derek Fisher fight: 'We were good friends at one point'

As more details have come out about the altercation between Memphis Grizzlies wing Matt Barnes and New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher last weekend, more and more questions have been raised. On Thursday, Barnes addressed some of those questions at Grizzlies practice, telling reporters that he and Fisher had a good relationship -- but using the past tense in doing so: Asked about...
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Matt Barnes: NBA looking into incident with Knicks' coach

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes says the NBA is investigating what happened with his former teammate, Knicks coach Derek Fisher, in California and called the incident a ''personal matter'' involving someone who was a good friend at one point. Barnes spoke Thursday after the Grizzlies' morning shootaround. The veteran says in video posted by The Commercial Appeal...
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Report: Barnes punched Fisher, was begged by child to stop

Matt Barnes punched Derek Fisher in the mouth last Saturday and only stopped fighting with his former teammate when one of his children begged him to stop, according to a report. Citing a witness account of the incident, TMZ claims Barnes was furious from the moment he walked into his ex-wife Gloria Govan’s house and...Read More
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NBA lunatic Matt Barnes drove 95 miles to 'kick the ****' out of lying Knicks coach Derrick Fisher

Turns out New York Knicks head coach Derrick Fisher didn't miss practice this weekend to attend to family issues in LA. Instead...he was hanging out at a Karate Kid like bonfire with Gloria Govan, the estranged wife of Memphis Grizzlies sociopath Matt Barnes. Barnes was tipped off to the attendance of the liar by his young twin sons. Ian Mohr reports:Knick coach Derek Fisher was...
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Wednesday's Sports In Brief

BASEBALL PITTSBURGH (AP) These Chicago Cubs are supposed to be too young to be here. Or maybe they're just too good to care. Jake Arrieta allowed four hits in nine dominant innings and the Cubs rolled to a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild-card game on Wednesday night. Arrieta struck out 11 without a walk. He also dusted himself off getting plunked by Pittsburgh...
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Anthony returns, Porzingis debuts, Knicks win opener

NEW YORK (AP) Carmelo Anthony scored 17 points in his first game since left knee surgery, Kristaps Porzingis had seven in his NBA debut and the New York Knicks beat Paschoalotto Bauru of Brazil 100-81 on Wednesday night. Anthony hadn't played since the All-Star Game on this court in February. He had surgery on Feb. 19 and missed the final 30 games of the season but looked good as...
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AP Source: Knicks' Fisher has altercation with Matt Barnes

NEW YORK (AP) A person with knowledge of the details says Knicks coach Derek Fisher was involved in an altercation with Memphis Grizzlies forward and former teammate Matt Barnes in California on Saturday. The New York Post, citing an anonymous source, reported Wednesday that the altercation was because Fisher is dating Barnes' estranged wife. Fisher filed for divorce from his wife...
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Report: Matt Barnes Attacked Knicks Coach Derek Fisher Over Ex-Wife

Friends don’t date friends’ exes. Either New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher missed the memo, or he and former teammate Matt Barnes aren’t friends. Barnes, who signed with the Memphis Grizzlies this offseason, reportedly drove over 90 miles last weekend to “beat the s –” out of Fisher, who was at a family party with Barnes’ ex-wife, Gloria Govan, according to the New...
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The Game Tried To Warn Derek Fisher About Sleeping With Matt Barnes’ Ex-Wife Back In 2011

Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes decided to drive 95 miles from Santa Barbara (where his team was holding training camp) to his ex-wife’s home in Los Angeles last Saturday, as the newly acquired swingman learned that his former Los Angeles Lakers teammate and current New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher was seeing her in the home. This news courtesy of the New York Post...
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Derek Fisher, Matt Barnes Fight Over Barnes’ Wife

Knicks coach Derek Fisher filed for divorce back in March of this year and Matt Barnes’ wife is “estranged.” The two instances couldn’t be any more unrelated except for the fact that they are. Apparently, Fisher is dating Barnes’ estranged […]
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Report: Matt Barnes drove 95 miles to attack Derek Fisher for dating estranged wife

It’s pretty clear that Matt Barnes is crazy. But for some reason, New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher didn’t get the memo and has decided to date his estranged wife, Gloria Govan. The two have reportedly been dating for a few months. Barnes caught wind of Fisher dating the “Basketball Wives of LA” star over the weekend and that Fisher was at his for home. This prompted...
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Matt Barnes Reportedly Drove 95 Miles to Beat Up Derek Fisher for Dating Ex-Wife

The 2015-16 New York Knicks season is officially off to a hot start! On Monday, it was reported that head coach Derek Fisher missed practice because of “personal reasons,” and two days later we may know why: he got into a confrontation with Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes. According to Page 6, Barnes was incensed when he found out Fisher was at Govan’s home in Los Angeles and...
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Reports: Matt Barnes attacked Derek Fisher for dating his ex-wife

In his NBA career, Matt Barnes has been no stranger to confrontation. Now, according to the New York Post, he's embroiled in a new one.Barnes drove almost 100 miles across Southern California and attacked former teammate Derek Fisher after learning the current Knicks coach was dating the ex-wife of the Grizzlies swingman, according to the Post. Here's more:Sources said Fisher was...
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Report: Matt Barnes, Derek Fisher had fight over Fisher dating Barnes' ex

Matt Barnes supposedly drove 95 miles Saturday to the Los Angeles home of his ex Gloria Govan to confront Derek Fisher, who is said to be in a relationship with Govan. Barnes and Govan have been separated since about October last year after marrying in 2012. Fisher divorced his wife of 10 years, Candace, in...Read More
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Report: Matt Barnes Attacked Derek Fisher For Dating Ex-Wife

Matt Barnes allegedly attacked Derek Fisher after he discovered the New York Knicks' coach is in a romantic relationship with his estranged wife. Fisher has been dating Gloria Govan for "a few months." Fisher filed for divorce from his wife Candace in March. When Barnes learned that Fisher was at his former home with Gloria, he drove 95 miles to LA to “beat the s–t” out of...
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Report: Knicks likely to start Kristaps Porzingis in first preseason game

There are only a few more hours to go until New York City goes FULL PORZINGIS. Coach Derek Fisher might be the one leading the change.From Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News:Following a summer wave of hype and hope, the 7-3 Latvian is making his Garden debut Wednesday in the preseason opener — an exhibition against Brazilian team Paschoalotto/Bauru. Coach Derek Fisher indicated...
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Should the New York Knicks Insert Kristaps Porzingis in the Starting Lineup?

Kristaps Porzingis #46 of the New York Knicks handles the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers during the 2015 NBA Las Vegas Summer League game on July 14, 2015 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images) For most NBA teams it’s usually a forgone conclusion that if you draft a player in the top-10, especially the...
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Kristaps Porzingis still might start for the Knicks

Kristaps Porzingis wasn't supposed to be "NBA ready" when the Knicks drafted him back in June. Even his biggest supporters wouldn't have described him as such. But after gaining weight over the summer, performing well in summer league and continuing that fine play into the Knicks' initial practices, New York still isn't ruling out throwing him into the starting lineup. Here's more...
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Atlantic Power Rankings: Where Do the Knicks Land?

Ranking: 3 Click to see full Atlantic rankings I’m gonna take a flyer on the New York Knicks here… well, kinda.  Also, consider the talent of the other two teams under the Knicks in this division, and that should ease the supposed absurdity of this projection to some degree.  Maybe the system didn’t work.  Maybe Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson aren’t the saviors of New...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA season preview: New York Knicks

Over the next month, we will be previewing every team in the NBA. Here's is the next installment of our series on the New York Knicks. 2014-15 Record: 17-65 Notable Acquisitions: Robin Lopez (FA), Kristaps Porzingis (Draft), Derrick Williams (FA), Arron Afflalo (FA), Jerian Grant (Draft) Notable Departures: Andrea Bargnani, Shane Larkin, Tim Hardaway Jr. Temperature Check: After...
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