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New York Knicks in Free Agency: From Superstars to Role Players

Mar 17, 2015; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher looks on against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks defeated the Spurs 104 – 100 in overtime. (Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports) The New York Knicks have had a change in plans. After missing the boat on their big name targets like LaMarcus Aldridge...
Via The Sports Journal
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Arron Afflalo Signing Grade

  Dec. 18, 2014 – Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The New York Knicks were finally able to strike a deal with a noteworthy free agent, as the attained two-way swingman Arron Afflalo on a two year, $16 million contract with a player option for the second season. The Knicks are in desperate need of talent at just...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Knicks thinking big, looking for some size in free agency

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knicks will be thinking big in free agency. As in a big man, that is. The Knicks need plenty of help after their worst season ever, but they know where it needs to start. ''I don't think it's any secret we need to get some size up front. I think that'll be a big focus for us,'' Knicks coach Derek Fisher said. Any hope of Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

While eating dinner with Knicks executives , UCLA’s Kevon Looney says someone threw a brownie at the their table

I knew that it would only be a matter of time until we heard a crazy story from a player attempting to get drafted. Well former UCLA star Kevon Looney had a story to tell and it involves the New York Knicks. Looney was speaking with the media on Wednesday, and told them about the time he ate dinner with head coach Derek Fisher and some Knicks executives. According to Looney, someone...
Via No Guts, No Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

D'Angelo Russell Believes He Can Thrive In Triangle

D'Angelo Russell wasn't familiar with the triangle a few weeks ago, but he studied it during a film session with Phil Jackson this month. "Now that I look at it, Kobe had great success in it. The shots that he took, the shots that he made were in the same areas, all from the offense. So I think I can definitely thrive there," Russell said in a phone interview on Friday. Russell...
Via RealGM
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Knicks Interested in Drafting Kristaps Porzingis with Fourth Overall Pick

Kristaps Porzingis could be drafted in the top five after he impressed scouts during his workout last Friday. (AP Credit) New York Knicks have been hard at work analyzing as many prospects as possible. After a season like last year, the Knicks can’t afford to miss on their number four overall pick. Latest reports have Phil Jackson looking at Kristaps Porzingis, a foreign-born...
Via The Sports Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the New York Knicks go from worst to first?

New York Knicks Head Coach Derek Fisher Head coach of the New York Knicks Derek Fisher may have bit off more than he can chew recently. Before a game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Coach Fisher stated that the Knicks could transition from the team that they are this year, with 15 wins, to a 60 plus win team as early as next season. On the one hand this sounds absolutely crazy given...
Via isportsweb.com
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the New York Knicks back up Derek Fishers comments?

Earlier this week, New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher made headlines following a bold statement regarding his team’s ability to rebound from their atrocious season this year. The Knicks sit dead last in the Eastern Conference with a record of 16 – 64 despite playoff aspirations at the beginning of the season. According to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, when asked about the New...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher: Knicks can win 63 games next season

In the rare event that the New York Knicks won their final four games of the season, they would finish the year with a record of 19-63. That would still leave them as one of the worst teams in the NBA, but head coach Derek Fisher remains optimistic. On Thursday, Fisher basically said he believes...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks head coach Derek Fisher files for divorce

  New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher has filed for divorce from his wife, Candace. Fisher filed the paperwork Wednesday in Los Angeles, a spokesman tells The Associated Press. Fisher says in a statement that ''this is a difficult time for me personally. For the sake of our children, I ask that everyone respects our privacy during this process.'' The Fishers were married Feb. 19...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks coach Derek Fisher files for divorce from wife

NEW YORK (AP) New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher has filed for divorce from his wife, Candace. Fisher filed the paperwork Wednesday in Los Angeles, a spokesman tells The Associated Press. Fisher says in a statement that ''this is a difficult time for me personally. For the sake of our children, I ask that everyone respects our privacy during this process.'' The Fishers were married...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Audio: Phil Jackson wants Derek Fisher to 'Get after some referees, get thrown out of some games at least...'

On Thursday at UCLA during his 'Awry & Destroy' chat with the media (including his own female Ed McMahon apparently), Knicks president Phil Jackson landed this backwards compliment across the face of head coach Derek Fisher: “I’d like to have him thrown out of some games at least. It looks like every time we go out there, every bump becomes a foul and Derek’s very patient...
Via Bob's Blitz
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks-Lakers Preview

This probably isn't how Derek Fisher envisioned going into his first road game against the Los Angeles Lakers as a coach. His New York Knicks' latest losing streak is five, and the club has dropped seven straight on the road in this series heading into Thursday night's matchup. Fisher was one of the Lakers' most popular players in winning five championships alongside Kobe Bryant...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher Not Involved In Knicks' Decision To Fill 15th Roster Spot

Derek Fisher was asked about whether the New York Knicks will fill their 15th roster spot, perhaps on Thanasis Antetokounmpo. “Ask Phil [Jackson], Steve [Mills], Allan [Houston] in terms of the philosophy of leaving it open,’’ Fisher said. “I don’t factor into the equation if we should fill it or not. I’ve stated my opinion who it may or may not be. It hasn’t been brought...
Via RealGM
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson likely to get fined for comments on college player

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson was at the Ohio State-Nebraska game scouting Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell. However, Jackson made some comments on him that were inappropriate by the NBA’s standards and according to Yahoo! Sports, he is likley get a fine for it. Sources: Knicks president Phil Jackson will likely face a league fine for commenting on OSU’s D’Angelo...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson likely to get fined for comments on college player

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson was at the Ohio State-Nebraska game scouting Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell. However, Jackson made some comments on him that were inappropriate by the NBA’s standards and according to Yahoo! Sports, he is likley get a fine for it. Sources: Knicks president Phil Jackson will likely face a league fine for commenting on OSU’s D’Angelo...
Via Bloguin Best
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson Skeptical Current Offensive Trends Will Win Out

The New York Knicks have struggled this season with a roster that is not nearly talented enough to run the triangle offense. Phil Jackson continues to believe in the triangle and he's let Derek Fisher try to figure out his own version of it he wants to run. “I think it’s still debatable about how basketball is going to be played, what’s going to win out,” said Jackson, leaving...
Via RealGM
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: Don't blame Fisher; it's up to me to build the Knicks the right way

NEW YORK -- Phil Jackson offered a mea culpa for the New York Knicks' awful first half of the season but said he's doing what's best for the franchise's future. Days after trading away two of the team's best players and getting little in return, Jackson asked fans not to blame coach Derek Fisher because what's shaping up as the worst season in franchise history is his responsibility...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher's timeout speech is worthy of 'Hoosiers' cornfest (VIDEO)

The New York Knicks were on their way to a 120-96 loss to the Rockets Friday night and are already the worst team in the NBA. So is there really anything coach Derek Fisher can say to rally the troops during a timeout? Seems Fisher turned into 'Hoosiers' Coach Dale during a break in the action against the Houston Rockets on national TV and came out sounding cornier than an Indiana...
Via The Other Paper
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Watching Derek Fisher Coach the Knicks is Really Sad

This embed is invalid" />   We’ve all listened in on a coach giving a speech to pump up his players at some point. But I’ve personally never heard anything as soft as the cliché-filled monologue Derek Fisher gave the Knicks Thursday night: After watching/reading that, it should come as no surprise that the Knicks are currently down by 22 to the Rockets...
Via Busted Coverage
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Knicks set record with 13th straight loss

The New York Knicks are having a less than ideal season. OK, let’s be real, they suck. And the team’s level of awful hit a new low on Wednesday night when they lost to the Washington Wizards 101-91. The loss to the Wizards was New York’s 13th in a row, setting a record. It is the longest in-season losing streak in franchise history. It was also the Knicks’ 23rd loss in...
Via Rumors and Rants
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Due to abysmal season, NY Times looking to give Knicks beat writer a break

How bad is it for the Knicks? Aside from being 5-32 and despite having Carmelo Anthony on the court, Derek Fisher on the sidelines, and Phil Jackson on staff, the Knicks haven’t had anything to cheer about this season. It’s so bad, the NY Times is looking to mercifully end their Knicks beat writer’s time on the Knicks and save him from having to cover the team. [W]e feel it’s...
Via Bloguin Best
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Knicks' Anthony could opt for shutdown, surgery on knee

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony missed Friday's loss to the Detroit Pistons, and head coach Derek Fisher hinted that the star's absence could become an extended one.  Anthony has been bothered by a sore left knee since the second game of the season, and the possibility of a shutdown or even season-ending surgery is looming. "I think everybody involved is reasonable enough...
Via Fox Sports
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Carmelo: At least Knicks haven't 'crumbled,' thanks to Derek Fisher

The New York Knicks dropped their 10th in a row on Friday with a 97-81 loss to the Detroit Pistons, a game that All-Star Carmelo Anthony sat out because of a troublesome knee. With their second 10-game losing streak of the season, the Knicks have lowered their record to 5-30. But don't think they're crumbling. Anthony said earlier this week that rookie head coach Derek Fisher is...
Via Fox Sports
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Williams was handed a technical foul … for trying to call a timeout.

Roy Williams was handed a technical foul … for trying to call a timeout. [Bleacher Report]That right there is going to give Derek Fisher even more reason to not call a timeout and then tell the media he tried to. You just mark that down.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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