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Ike Diogu Named D-League Player Of The Month For March

Bakersfield Jam forward Ike Diogu has been named NBA Development League Player of the Month for games played in March. The award is the first of Diogu’s career. Diogu (6-8, 255, Arizona State) led Bakersfield to a 10-3 record in March, including a 7-2 road record and a seven-game winning streak between March 12 and March 26. For the month, Diogu averaged 21.4 points, shooting...
Via RealGM
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobcats To Work Out Ike Diogu, Mickell Gladness, Denzel Bowles

The Charlotte Bobcats will work out Ike Diogu, Mickell Gladness and Denzel Bowles on Thursday afternoon for a potential 10-day contract, league sources told RealGM. Diogu and Gladness fit in the mold of frontcourt players with previous NBA experience, able to provide Charlotte with a veteran presence heading into a most likely postseason berth. Even so, the Bobcats view Bowles...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobcats To Work Out Ike Diogu, Mickell Gladness, Denzel Bowles

The Charlotte Bobcats will work out Ike Diogu, Mickell Gladness and Denzel Bowles on Thursday afternoon for a potential 10-day contract, league sources told RealGM. Diogu and Gladness fit in the mold of frontcourt players with previous NBA experience, able to provide Charlotte with a veteran presence heading into a most likely postseason berth. Even so, the Bobcats view Bowles ...
Via RealGM
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Ike Diogu Isn't the Right Fit For Knicks

Late Monday afternoon, Metta World Peace tweeted this while thanking Knicks fans and New York City for their appreciation over his time as a member of the team. Translation: his time is out in the Big Apple. The Knicks subsequently announced that both he and Beno Udrih have been waived.  Both veterans were signed this past offseason with the team figuring each one could...
Via Knicks Journal
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks may turn to Diogu

The Knicks are mulling whether to use one of their two roster spots on power forward Ike Diogu, who impressed the team during training camp but was released, according to an NBA source. The Knicks will have two open spots when Metta World Peace and Beno Udrih’s buyouts become official Monday. Diogu is in the D-League with Bakersfield, averaging 16.2 points and 8.2 rebounds. He...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Weigh Signing Ike Diogu

The New York Knicks are mulling whether to sign Ike Diogu, according to a source. The Knicks will have two open roster spots when the releases of Metta World Peace and Beno Udrih are official. Diogu played with the Knicks in training camp. Diogu has spent this season with the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA D-League, averaging 16.2 points and 8.2 rebounds. The Knicks could also consider...
Via RealGM
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

D-League Announces 2014 All-Stars

The NBA D-League have announced its 20 All-Stars, with 16 of the players having previous NBA experience. Chosen to the NBA D-League All-Star Futures team are Hilton Armstrong (Santa Cruz), Seth Curry (Santa Cruz), Dewayne Dedmon (Santa Cruz), Justin Hamilton (Sioux Falls), Manny Harris (Los Angeles), Pierre Jackson (Idaho), Kevin Jones (Canton), DeAndre Liggins (Sioux Falls), Malcolm...
Via RealGM
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Nunnally, Daniels, Diogu, Jackson, Muhammad Highlight All-NBA D-League Showcase Team

The 2014 All-NBA D-League Showcase Teams have been announced. The Showcase featured 17 games this week in Reno. 2014 NBA D-League Showcase First Team Troy Daniels, Rio Grande Valley Vipers Ike Diogu, Bakersfield Jam Pierre Jackson, Idaho Stampede Shabazz Muhammad*, Iowa Energy James Nunnally, Bakersfield Jam 2014 NBA D-League Showcase Second Team Seth Curry, Santa Cruz Warriors...
Via RealGM
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumors: Lakers interested in Ike Diogu?

The Lakers waived Shawne Williams on Tuesday before his contract became fully-guaranteed which brings down the roster size to 14 players. Could Mitch Kupchak and co. look to fill that roster spot relatively quickly? My guess is no, though it probably wouldn’t hurt to sign a player to a 10-day contract and give them a trial run with the team. One player who the Lakers may have their...
Via Lakerholicz.com
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Jeremy Tyler Make an Impact Quickly?

If and when Jeremy Tyler gets signed and makes it back to the Knicks active roster, can he help? This is the million-dollar question that has New York buzzing. First of all the fact that the Knicks have no suitable back-up to Tyson Chandler, Amar’e and Kenyon is inexcusable in every facet of basketball. New York had 3 “bigs” in camp, one of which did a really good job in pre...
Via Knickswag
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Fanatic Comment of The Week: We Got Some Noize Going On

The great thing about this blog is that we know our best BBall minds live in the comment section.  So every once in awhile we want to make sure to acknowledge that truth and elevate some nuggets of wisdom to the penthouse.   Today, we welcome back Paul Noize, a long time Knick Fanatic, who gave us his view of how Coach Woody should handle the Knick ballers this season.  We...
Via Knicks Fanatics Blog
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: 21 Questions

By Charles R. Trimble III Rapper 50 Cent once wrote a song called “21 Questions”. This song basically questioned the devotion of a companion through good times and of course bad times, well in this case we have 21 questions Knicks fans are asking each other as the season opens: 1 - Will Stoudemire be healthy enough to play opening night after multiple knee surgeries? 2 - Will...
Via Knickswag
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks waive 5, trim roster to 15 players

The New York Knicks have waived five players, getting their roster down to 15. Veteran big men Ike Diogu, Josh Powell and Jeremy Tyler were cut, as were forwards C.J. Leslie and Chris Douglas-Roberts. Chris Smith - whose brother J.R. Smith is on the team - was kept, along with center Cole Aldrich and guard Toure' Murry. Though coach Mike Woodson couldn't guarantee there...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Waive Diogu, Leslie, Powell, Tyler, Douglas-Roberts

The New York Knicks have waived forwards Ike Diogu, C.J. Leslie, Josh Powell and Jeremy Tyler and guard Chris Douglas-Roberts. Diogu, 6-8, 255-pounds, averaged 7.2 points, on 56.7-percent shooting, and 4.0 rebounds over 16.2 minutes in six preseason games after signing as a free agent on Sep. 27. Leslie, 6-9, 210-pounds, recorded 12 points and seven rebounds over 36 minutes...
Via RealGM
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Lose to Bucks 105-95

By Max Marcilla Knicks 95 Bucks 105 Boxscore The Game: The New York Knicks fell to the Milwaukee Bucks 105-95 in the second to last preseason game. However, the big topic that will be talked about for the next 24 hours is: Who will make the Knicks final roster? In tonight’s game, the Knicks didn’t play a lot of the guys fighting for a roster spot. Toure’ Murry and Cole Aldrich...
Via Knickswag
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

TOK Roundtable – New York Knicks Pre-Season Review Edition

Every week at Turn On The Knicks our staff will debate an issue of the week surrounding the team here in Roundtable Format. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter, and follow the site right here. Let us know if you agree/disagree. What do you think of the New York Knicks pre-season performance?  Joe Caporoso - We haven’t seen too many shocking developments in the...
Via Turn On The Knicks
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Preseason Game Preview: Knicks at Raptors, Part Deux

The Knicks finally hit the down slope of their preseason on Monday, as they travel to Toronto to take on the Raptors for the second time in the exhibition schedule. Here’s what we’ll be looking out for: - More boos for Bargs! Andrea Bargnani will play twice in his old building before getting to play in his new one, and we’re sure the crowd in Toronto will continue to boo their...
Via Turn On The Knicks
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Was Chris Copeland One of a Kind?

Given their already existent payroll and whatnot, the Knicks' core group is already set. Any and all surprise contributors will emerge within the coming weeks from the handful of training camp invitees currently fighting to prove their worth.  Clearly, New York has had success experimenting with similar options in recent seasons. Everyone knows Jeremy Lin was truly one of...
Via Knicks Journal
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

What Else Does Ike Diogu Have to Do to Secure His Spot?

Without the likes of Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, Raymond Felton, Metta World Peace, Beno Udrih, and Kenyon Martin (and not to mention, the rehabbing Amar'e Stoudemire and J.R. Smith), the Celtics took advantage of the Knicks on Saturday. They separated themselves late in the game, and defeated New York by a score of 111-81. That's the bad news. The good news is the...
Via Knicks Journal
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Want Young Bigs 'To Do Dirty Work'

The New York Knicks are looking for their young bigs like Cole Adrich to provide toughness in their minutes. "When you're trying to make someone's ball club, bigs ... got to do dirty work," Mike Woodson said. "They've got to be nasty and take hard fouls and rebound and do all the dirty work that helps you win games. I'm not seeing that a lot right now...
Via RealGM
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Woodson: Cole Aldrich needs to get ‘a little tougher’

Knicks burly center Cole Aldrich had a golden opportunity to make the club as a backup pivot but coach Mike Woodson called him out Saturday night saying he’s got to be more rugged if he’s going to stick. Meanwhile one of Aldrich’s competitors for backup center undersized 6-foot-8 Ike Diogu was a beast off the bench scoring 21 points with eight rebounds a monster inside versus...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: C’s put on Klynyk in New Hampshire

Before tonight’s game with the Knicks, coach Brad Stevens said it would be important for Boston to get off to a fast start. Well the Celtics did just that, burying all four of their three-pointers in the first 6 minutes to open-up an 18-4 lead. Ball movement was crisp, guys were moving and things looked good. Knicks got themselves back into the ballgame in the 2nd, mostly due to...
Via Red's Army
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Likely To Pick Final Big Man Between Powell, Diogu, Aldrich

Josh Powell, Ike Diogu and Cole Aldrich are competing for one of the final spots on the New York Knicks' regular season roster. All three big men were signed to non-guaranteed contracts. "One of them has a good chance to make it," Mike Woodson said. The Knicks also signed Jeremy Tyler in the offseason, but he is recovering from an injury.
Via RealGM
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks sign forward Ike Diogu

The New York Knicks have signed veteran forward Ike Diogu, who has been out of the NBA for nearly all of the last two seasons. The team announced the move Friday. The 6-foot-9 Diogu was the ninth overall pick in the 2005 draft by Golden State and also has played for Indiana, Portland, Sacramento, the Los Angeles Clippers and San Antonio. He appeared in two games for the Spurs in...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Sign Ike Diogu

Ike Diogu has signed with the New York Knicks. Diogu, 6-9, 250-pounds, holds career averages of 6.0 points, on 50.9-percent shooting, 3.1 rebounds and 12.4 minutes in 225 games (18 starts) over six seasons with the Golden State Warriors, Indiana Pacers, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Clippers and San Antonio Spurs.
Via RealGM
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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