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Report: Bulls Tried To Lure Kurt Thomas Out Of Retirement

The Chicago Bulls were looking for some veteran help down low and reportedly attempted to sign Kurt Thomas earlier this month before signing Lou Amundson and Greg Smith according to Marc Stein of ESPN. sources told ESPN.com that the Bulls have been trying to convince Thomas, who’s now 41 and ranked as the NBA’s oldest player last season with the Knicks, to join them for the...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bulls Tried To Lure Kurt Thomas Out Of Retirement

The Chicago Bulls were looking for some veteran help down low and reportedly attempted to sign Kurt Thomas earlier this month before signing Lou Amundson and Greg Smith according to Marc Stein of ESPN. sources told ESPN.com that the Bulls have been trying to convince Thomas, who’s now 41 and ranked as the NBA’s oldest player last season with the Knicks, to join them for the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bulls Tried To Bring Kurt Thomas Out Of Retirement

The Chicago Bulls attempted to sign Kurt Thomas earlier this month before signing Lou Amundson and Greg Smith. Thomas is now 41 and has not played since last season, considering himself retired. Thomas played for nine teams in his 18 seasons as a pro after leading the nation in scoring and rebounding at TCU in 1994-95.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks Weekly Preview – March 24th Edition

Last year, the late season West Coast trip put a hurting on the Knicks, both literally and figuratively.  With the team playing so well of late, will they be able to avert disaster this time around? LAST WEEK The Phil Jackson era got underway with two consecutive wins, including one over an opponent with a record above .500 (!!!). That made it eight in a row for the streaking Knicks...
Via Turn On The Knicks
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks 108, Jazz 81: Game Recap

So those streaky Knicks, who need a long winning steak to have any chance of making the playoffs, have begun streaking. It’s only two, but it has to start there, and the schedule is not a murderer’s row. The chances are slim, and the Knicks would be looking at a terrible first round matchup if they sneak into the playoffs. And given how they’ve mostly played this season, it’s...
Via Turn On The Knicks
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Kurt Thomas Interested In Signing With Contending NBA Team

Kurt Thomas would listen to interest from NBA teams and is aiming to make a return with a contending organization, according to agent Jerry Hicks. Thomas, who is recovering from a stress fracture injury, will not consider returning to the New York Knicks. “If the right call comes, he’d come back,’’ Hicks said. “He’d only play for a club that has a legitimate chance at...
Via RealGM
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

How Not to Build a Team: The Sacramento Kings Story

I’ve spent approximately 14,000 hours of my life building NBA 2K teams. There’s just nothing more satisfying than making completely unrealistic trades that create a 75-win juggernaut that averages 129 points per game. The Heat wouldn’t trade LeBron for anything in real life, but in 2K? Carlos Boozer, Junior Smith and whoever you take No. 1 overall probably gets the job done...
Via The Sports Post
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Knicks Preview – Week of December 2nd

The New York Knicks don’t play until Thursday, but end the week with three games in four nights. Finally, we get to see a “Battle of the Boroughs” when the Knicks head to Brooklyn for a matchup with the Nets. Read on to see what else the team has on their plate for the upcoming week. LAST WEEK With no Kurt Thomas available to will the team to victory this time around, the...
Via Turn On The Knicks
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony Admits Knicks Miss Veteran Presence From Last Season

Carmelo Anthony admitted on Friday that the New York Knicks need veteran players such as Jason Kidd, Kurt Thomas and Rasheed Wallace from the 50-win team of last season. "I think now we do miss J-Kidd, Kurt and Rasheed," Anthony said. The Knicks opted to go in another direction with the end of their bench depth, signing Cole Aldrich and Chris Smith. Kidd and Wallace since...
Via RealGM
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

The 10 Scariest New York Knicks of the Last 25 Years

Ghosts, zombies, and witches are scary and all, but to fans of the New York Knicks, things like J.R. Smith’s shot selection and the size of Amar’e Stoudemire’s contract are equally terrifying. The Knicks have always been known as intimidators, especially since the 90′s, when there was no such thing as an easy bucket. Read on to see some of the most horrifying Knicks of the...
Via Turn On The Knicks
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Searching for Back Up Center: Earl Should Get a Look?

Every time I see Earl Barron on the court for the New York Knicks he gets the job done. I realize his few appearances have been at the end of the season or garbage time, but for some reason I think if he is given the proper chance to back up Tyson Chandler as a traditional center, he could get the job done admirably. Earl Barron, the 30-year-old center, stands at 7 foot and weighs...
Via Knickswag
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Sign Quentin Richardson...What Role Will He Have in NBA Playoffs?

Last week, the Knicks cut Kurt Thomas and made a point of saying the team only went ahead with the move because of their dire need for an extra healthy body, most notably, a big man.But after waiving Solomon Jones following just two games, such a quick release by the Knicks was alarming to plenty of their fans, given the type of fan-favorite and valuable locker room presence that...
Via Knicks Journal
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Sign Solomon Jones Officially

Knicks officially announce the signing of Solomon Jones — Al Iannazzone (@Al_Iannazzone) April 12, 2013 Woodson expects Solomon Jones to be signed and to play tonight. — Al Iannazzone (@Al_Iannazzone) April 12, 2013 Woodson said if Kurt Thomas wants a job as coach he would hire him. Also said if kurt wants to play next year the Knicks would look at him. — Al Iannazzone (...
Via Knickswag
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurs Waive Stephen Jackson & Knicks Waive Kurt Thomas

Coach Pop definitely not going to be on Stephen Jackson’s mixtape now. Both Jackson and Thomas are ineligible for postseason, even if they are claimed off waivers. Spurs waive Stephen Jackson. Knicks waive Kurt Thomas. — Art Garcia (@ArtGarcia92) April 12, 2013
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks waive Thomas, oldest player in NBA

The Knicks have waived center Kurt Thomas, the oldest player in the NBA. The 40-year-old Thomas was waived on Friday. He was sidelined last month by a stress fracture in his right foot and missed 12 games. New York general manager Glen Grunwald says ''due to a rash of injuries to our big men, we felt that it was important for us to free up a spot on our roster.''...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Singleton Deal Falls Through, Knicks Expected to Sign Solomon Jones.

They are expected to sign center Solomon Jones after James Singleton didn’t get letter of clearance from his Chinese team. — Al Iannazzone (@Al_Iannazzone) April 12, 2013   The Knicks have waived Kurt Thomas. — Al Iannazzone (@Al_Iannazzone) April 12, 2013   Solomon Jones is a 6 foot 10 inch big man from Daytona State and then South Florida. He has been in and out of the...
Via Knickswag
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Make Tough Decision To Keep Chances of Staying Competitive Alive

For all the years in the last decade during which the Knicks failed to put forth a competitive team, frustrating fans as they paled in comparison to the real contenders of the league, at least no one can say they haven't continued to try this season.The New York Knicks have been quite a resilient bunch this season. Considering all that they've encountered and all that they...
Via Knicks Journal
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

James Singleton Officially Signed, Kurt Waived.

League source says #Knicks deal w/James Singleton is complete. #Knicks will need to cut a player to make room for Singleton. — Ian Begley (@IanBegley) April 10, 2013   Kurt Thomas will be released to sign James Singleton. Kurt will now have foot surgery, which would have ended his season anyway. KT should be commended for starting this long winning streak with his gutty performance...
Via Knickswag
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Will Release Kurt Thomas

Kurt Thomas will be released to create a roster spot for James Singleton, Daily News has learned. KT will have right foot surgery next week — Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) April 10, 2013   Sad to see Kurt go, but the Knicks must get ready for the playoffs. I trust Glen Grunwald and his staff to make the right decisions. Peter A – Knickswag The post Knicks Will Release Kurt Thomas...
Via Knickswag
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

James Singleton Close to Signing with Knicks

Knicks close to reaching deal with free agent forward James Singleton the Daily News has learned. A player, likely Kurt Thomas, must be cut — Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) April 10, 2013 Interesting that the Knicks are in the move making business. I understand why, but this is a move I would have made a long time ago and not so late in the season. Some of these injuries must be worse...
Via Knickswag
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

TOK Game Preview – New York Knicks vs. Milwaukee Bucks

The Knicks are flat-out steamrolling through their schedule right now and are looking to make it 11 in a row on their home floor against a sub-.500 opponent. Current Standings – New York (48-26) – 2nd in the Eastern Conference (10 games behind the Miami Heat), 1st in the Atlantic Division (5.5 games ahead of the Brooklyn Nets). Milwaukee (36-38) – 8th in the Eastern Conference...
Via Turn On The Knicks
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

TOK Game Preview – Memphis Grizzlies at New York Knicks

The New York Knicks look to extend their winning streak to six tonight when the Memphis Grizzlies come to Madison Square Garden. Here is what to watch for Current Standings – New York: 43-26, 2nd in the Eastern Conference (12.5 games behind Miami, 1st in Atlantic Division (2.5 games ahead of Brooklyn). Memphis: 47-23, 5th in Western Conference (.5 games behind Los Angeles Clippers...
Via Turn On The Knicks
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss
IN CONSIDERATION

Kidd could retire after season

Jason Kidd is 40 years old and will not rule out retirement after this season ends. The Knicks guard was asked about the subject.

Via Beyond The Buzzer
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

What a Difference a Month Makes

On February 22, I posted an article comparing the advantages of age and experience versus those of youth and athleticism that has been so applicable to the New York Knicks all season. Now, just one month later, it is time to revisit that debate because in the case of the 2012-2013 Knicks it appears that the issue may be more clear. To refresh your memory, this Knicks team is the...
Via Turn On The Knicks
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Knicks Weekly Bench Report – March 21, 2013

Since our last bench report, the New York Knicks have limped their way to an overall record of 2-2 in the past week. They salvaged one win on their west coast trip from hell, winning in Utah in what will forever be remembered as the “Kurt Thomas” game. They then returned home to the Garden last night and got an expected but nonetheless a much needed win against the dismal Orlando...
Via Turn On The Knicks
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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