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WATCH: Speed Drills with Lance Thomas: Flying to Space, Best Sports Rivalry, Cartoons, and More!

Knicks.com's Jonah Ballow with Lance Thomas on a new episode of Speed Drills. Thomas talks about flying to space, favorite cartoons, and the best rivalry in sports.
Via New York Knicks
9 days ago  |  Discuss

People are starting to talk about Lance Thomas

Lance Thomas may be the Knicks' most consistent bench player right now. Try finding someone who predicted that at the start of the season. Thomas, who entered the year as an afterthought, one of the few holdovers from a team that won just 17 games a season ago, has improved his nearly nonexistent three-point shooting to 42 percent. He's capably guarding three positions: shooting...
Via Fox Sports
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Anthony sitting out Knicks' game vs Rockets for illness

NEW YORK (AP) Carmelo Anthony is sitting out the Knicks' game against Houston because of an illness. The Knicks said Lance Thomas would start in Anthony's place Sunday night. Anthony has played in all 17 games this season, leading the Knicks with 22.1 points per game. He was held to 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting in a 97-78 loss to Miami on Friday.
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Gerald Green turns in stellar final quarter to help Heat best Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) -- Gerald Green scored a season-high 25 points while starting in place of Luol Deng, and the Miami Heat beat New York 97-78 on Friday night for their second victory over the Knicks this week.Chris Bosh added 20 points and Dwyane Wade had 17 for the Heat, who held the Knicks to 78 points in both victories over the last six nights.Green showed off his entire repertoire...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Is the franchise back in the mix?

One year after winning nine games in an entire season, the New York Knicks are 8-7 heading into the final game of a four game road trip as they prepare to play the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. With the Knicks owning a respectable 8-7 record to start the year, many have raised the question, is this the rebirthing year of the Knicks? The answer to this once seemingly nonsensical...
Via isportsweb.com
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Thunder's late rally falls short in loss to Knicks

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points to help the New York Knicks defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 93-90 on Friday night for their third straight win. The Thunder rallied from a 16-point deficit in the fourth quarter, but Dion Waiters' potential game-tying shot rattled out at the buzzer. Arron Afflalo scored 14 points and Lance Thomas added 12 for the Knicks, who...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Thunder's late rally falls short in loss to Knicks

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points to help the New York Knicks defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 93-90 on Friday night for their third straight win. The Thunder rallied from a 16-point deficit in the fourth quarter, but Dion Waiters' potential game-tying shot rattled out at the buzzer. Arron Afflalo scored 14 points and Lance Thomas added 12 for the Knicks, who...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Referees admit blowing critical call in Raptors-Knicks game

Here's the scene: Knicks lead the Raptors 106-105 in Toronto, 22 seconds left, Knicks ball. New York is in pretty good shape, right? And Toronto has to foul to get the ball back ... or does it? The Raptors went for a steal off the Knicks' inbounds and forced Carmelo Anthony to step on the out-of-bounds line with plenty of time remaining to at least one final play. But that's not...
Via Fox Sports
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks-Hornets Preview

The New York Knicks have an opportunity to match their longest winning streak from last season in their first nine games, but the Charlotte Hornets are also showing some aptitude lately. That winning streak last season also came to an end in Charlotte, where the Knicks will be Wednesday night with both teams trying to win a back-to-back set. New York (4-4) won 111-109 in Toronto...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony, Knicks hand Raptors first home loss, 111-109

TORONTO (AP) Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and Lance Thomas added 17 off the bench as the New York Knicks beat Toronto 111-109 on Tuesday night to hand the Raptors their first home loss of the season. DeMar DeRozan had a season-high 29 points for Toronto, while Kyle Lowry had 23 points and nine rebounds. The victory was New York's third on the road this season after winning...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks-Knicks Preview

The NBA season may be only one game old, but the New York Knicks appear to have narrowed the gap between themselves and the Atlanta Hawks. When the Eastern Conference's best and worst teams from 2014-15 square off Thursday night at Madison Square Garden, the Knicks will be the ones coming off a successful opener. A franchise-worst 17-win campaign brought on sweeping offseason changes...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony downplays criticism: ‘I lead in my own way’

Carmelo Anthony insisted that if anyone expects him to change the way he demonstrates leadership this coming season, think again. Anthony defended his leadership style — one that lacks being overly vocal — by saying the ability to motivate and inspire teammates can take on many different forms. “I lead in my own way,” he said, via ESPN. “I will speak up from time to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 02, 2015  |  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...
Via RealGM - NBA
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets: Who Has a Better Chance of Reaching the Playoffs?

Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets heads for the net as Lance Thomas #42 of the New York Knicks defends at the Barclays Center on February 6, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets will be competing for a playoff berth next season, after both teams saw major changes this offseason. The Knicks...
Via The Sports Journal
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

UVA Basketball: Darion Atkins NBA Outlook

Fresh off of a Las Vegas Summer League Championship, former UVA forward Darion Atkins has signed a partially guaranteed deal with the New York Knicks, and is now one step closer towards realizing his dream of becoming an NBA player. Things were looking bleak early on in Darion Atkins’ professional career, as he air-balled his only two shots in his first summer league game against...
Via isportsweb.com
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the Knicks Free Agent Signings

Just as the draft went for the Knicks and their fans, the free agency period felt the same way, underwhelming. When free agency started names like Deandre Jordan, Paul Milsap, Rajon Rondo, Demare Carroll and Lou Williams were brought up. However, we got none of those players or any of the other marque names on the free agency list. Despite that, New York had a solid off-season and...
Via TopSportsReport
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Thomas, Knicks Agree Upon One-Year, $1.6M Deal

Lance Thomas and the New York Knicks have agreed upon a one-year, $1.6 million deal, league sources tell RealGM. Thomas was acquired midseason from the Oklahoma City Thunder. Thomas averaged 8.3 points and 3.0 rebounds in 26.0 minutes per game after his trade to the Knicks. Thomas went to high school in Newark, New Jersey and played collegiately at Duke.
Via RealGM
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks snap 9-game losing streak with 101-91 win over Sixers

NEW YORK (AP) Andrea Bargnani scored 25 points and Shane Larking added 15 and 11 rebounds, and the New York Knicks snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 101-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night. Lance Thomas chipped in 14 points for the Knicks, whose last victory was on March 17 over the defending champion San Antonio Spurs at Madison Square Garden. Ish Smith...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas scores 18, Celtics hold off Knicks for win

  Isaiah Thomas scored 18 points and Jae Crowder had 17 points and nine rebounds as the Boston Celtics held off a late rally to hand the New York Knicks their 59th loss, matching a franchise record, 96-92 on Friday night. Brandon Bass scored 16 points, Evan Turner had 15 and Avery Bradley finished with 10 for Boston. Shane Larkin added 14 points for the Knicks, who lost their sixth...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Recap: Celtics keep the 8th spot, beat the Knicks 96-92

NEW YORK - Friday night was the second time the Celtics played in the Big Apple in a week's time with this match-up against the Knicks, aka the team with the fewest wins in the league. Boston started the night clinging onto the eighth spot in the East and tied for fourth in the league for wins (15-10) since February 4th. On Friday, they took their second win in New York since Monday...
Via Celtics Life
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Evan Turner carries Celtics past Knicks with his first triple-double

  The recently reshuffled Boston Celtics hadn't practiced lately and it showed early in Wednesday's game against the New York Knicks. Midway through the third quarter, the Celtics got in sync and turned a six-point deficit into a 115-94 rout of the reeling Knicks. ''We just kept rocking,'' said Evan Turner, who had his first career triple-double with 10 points, 12 rebounds and 10...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics rout Knicks 115-94

BOSTON (AP) Evan Turner had his first career triple-double with 10 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists and Boston pulled away with 20 unanswered points in the second half and extended New York's losing streak to eight with a 115-94 win on Wednesday night. Isaiah Thomas scored 19 in his home debut for the Celtics. Jae Crowder finished with 18 points, hitting a pair of Boston's eight...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Thomas with the flop of the year

As if things weren't bad enough for the New York Knicks, Lance Thomas went out on Tuesday night and took their pathetic season to a whole 'nother level. During a game which Boston owned from start to finish, Thomas went out and tried his best to win the ESPY for Flop of the Year:I can kind of see where Thomas is coming from, I have had the same reaction these past few weeks when...
Via Celtics Life
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks signs forward Lance Thomas for rest of season

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knicks have signed forward Lance Thomas for the remainder of the season. The team made the announcement on Saturday. The 6-foot-8 Thomas is averaging 10.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists over 25.5 minutes in seven games with New York. He signed the first of two 10-day contracts on Jan. 10.
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks To Sign Lance Thomas For Remainder Of Season

The New York Knicks will sign Lance Thomas to a contract for the remainder of the season when his current 10-day deal expires. Thomas was originally acquired via trade in early January and was then waived. Thomas has been on two 10-day contracts with the Knicks. Thomas has averaged 11.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 25.8 minutes per game in six appearances with the Knicks.
Via RealGM
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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