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New York Knicks: What is the Knicks’ Biggest Weakness?

New York Knicks: What is the Knicks’ Biggest Weakness? By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… As one of the most storied franchises in American professional sports, the Knicks’ 2014 season was, to put it simply, a massive disappointment. The decimating coaching and injury issues destroyed the Knicks’ prospects for a successful season. So did their lack of defense. As the...
Via HoopStuff
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Sign Emeka Okafor

New York Knicks: Sign Emeka Okafor By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… There are 2 premier free agents on the market with Eric Bledsoe and Greg Monroe each RFA’s, but besides that, when it comes to starters, there aren’t many, actually there may only be 1, Emeka Okafor. Okafor just missed the season because of injury, but if he is healthy he is an excellent starting...
Via HoopStuff
18 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Predicting the Starting Five

In the past month and a half, the Knicks have completely reshaped their roster. Their starting point guard and center were traded for two new point guards and a center. In the same trade, they received two second-round draft picks and acquired two young talents. Then, they gave Carmelo Anthony a couple bucks (124 million to be exact) prior to signing Jason Smith with their tax payer’s...
Via Turn On The Knicks
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

New York Knicks: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… Moves Made: Resigned Carmelo Anthony Traded for Samuel Dalembert, Jose Calderon, Wayne Ellington and Shane Larkin Drafted Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Cleanthony Early and Louis Labeyrie Hired Derek Fisher as Head Coach Signed Cole Aldrich and Jason Smith Strongest...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Are any free agents worth pursuing?

With the NBA season steadily approaching, teams are still on the lookout for any more free agents worth adding to their roster. All of the premier players in this free agency class have already been signed to new teams or re-signed back to their respective teams, but that doesn’t mean that the rest of the group is worthless. If the New York Knicks were to pick up any free agents...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

And starting at center for the New York Knicks…Tim Howard?

  Here’s an unexpected addition to the #thingstimhowardcansave meme – the New York Knicks! Since trading Tyson Chandler, the New York Knicks have added Samuel Dalembert, Cole Aldrich, and Jason Smith – a trio of meh-ness.   That’s why, when I saw US goalkeeper, Tim Howard, tweet a throwback pic of himself in a Knicks jersey with the caption, “Knicks got any cap space...
Via All Sports Everything
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Calderon believes he can help Carmelo Anthony in N.Y.

New York Knicks new point guard Jose Calderon, who was acquired in a trade with the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, hopes he can play alongside Carmelo Anthony. Calderon believes he can make life better for Anthony, who will test free agency next month. “He’s one of the best players in our league and I’d love to play with him,” Calderon said Friday, via NBA.com. “I think...
Via Sports-Glory
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Begin Cap Space Clearing – Send Chandler to Mavericks for Calderon, Ellington, Larkin, Dalembert and 34th and 52nd Picks

In the first blockbuster trade of the summer, the Knicks send Tyson Chandler back to Dallas for 4 players and 2 picks. According to ESPN, Tyson Chandler will be back in Dallas next season. In a trade to cut Knicks salary and give the Mavericks a rim protector, Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton are going to Dallas in exchange for Jose Calderon, Samuel Dalembert, Shane Larkin, Wayne...
Via In The Neutral Zone
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks, Mavericks complete six-player trade

The New York Knicks and Dallas Mavericks have agreed to a six-player trade. Knicks president Phil Jackson announced Wednesday that New York has acquired guards Jose Calderon, Wayne Ellington and Shane Larkin, center Samuel Dalembert and two second-round selections in the 2014 NBA Draft (34th & 51st overall) from Dallas in exchange for guard Raymond Felton and center Tyson...
Via Sports-Glory
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Trade Chandler, Felton To Mavs For Calderon, Dalembert

The Dallas Mavericks have acquired Tyson Chandler once more, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. The Knicks and Mavs have agreed to a deal that sends Chandler and Raymond Felton to the Mavericks in exchange for Jose Calderon, Samuel Dalembert, Shane Larkin and Wayne Ellington. The New York Knicks will also receive the Mavs’... The post Knicks Trade Chandler, Felton To Mavs For Calderon...
Via Hoops-Nation
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumor: Knicks Already Looking to Trade Samuel Dalembert and Shane Larkin

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports The New York Knicks just acquired Shane Larkin and Samuel Dalembert in a deal that also included Raymond Felton and Tyson Chandler heading to the Mavericks.  Shane Larkin was easily the most valuable piece in this deal. Dalembert also could draw interest from some teams as a rim protector, and while he’s not a veteran minimum guy, he also isn’t...
Via TopSportsReport
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Chandler Traded to Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks have agreed to a deal that will bring Tyson Chandler back to the Lone Star state.Proposed deal would send two Mavs starters to Knicks -- Sam Dalembert and Jose Calderón -- as well as prized young guard Shane Larkin— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 25, 2014The Mavs will look to make one last run with Dirk Nowitzki while the New York Knicks will get Shane...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs, Knicks agree to six-player trade involving Tyson Chandler

The first major trade of the NBA offseason may very well be nearing completion. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Dallas Mavericks are on the verge of acquiring All-NBA defender Tyson Chandler from the New York Knicks.  ESPN has learned that Dallas Mavericks are on verge of reacquiring Tyson Chandler in trade with New York Knicks. Story going online now — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine...
Via Sportsnaut
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks' Samuel Dalembert expects to play in Game 6 with ankle injury

The Dallas Mavericks enter Friday's series against the San Antonio Spurs down 3-2 and in a must-win situation. The Mavericks lost on Wednesday by the score of 109-103, despite 28 points off the bench from Vince Carter and 26 points and 15 rebounds from Dirk Nowitzki. The was some concern as center Samuel Dalembert injured his ankle in the first quarter and played only 23...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

'Huge' contributions from Dalembert help Mavs take 2-1 series lead

Lost in the heroics from Vince Carter, the big shots from Monta Ellis and the 18 points from Dirk Nowitzki on Saturday at American Airlines Center, Dallas Mavericks center Samuel Dalembert quietly had his best game of this first round series against No. 1 seed San Antonio. Dalembert, a 12-year veteran with 21 games of postseason experience, finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds and...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Dallas Mavericks plan to keep Samuel Dalembert

Since the All-Star break, Dallas Mavericks center Samuel Dalembert has played very well, and president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson has taken notice.Dalembert will earn $3.9 million next season, but only half of it is guaranteed. When asked about Dalembert, Nelson responded:"Absolutely we'll have Sam back. Great guy."Indeed, Dalembert has been a bargain for...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks To Keep Samuel Dalembert Through Partially Guaranteed Second Season Of Contract

The Dallas Mavericks believe Samuel Dalembert has turned into one of the biggest bargains from last offseason's free agency, with averages of 6.6 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.2 blocks. Donnie Nelson said the Mavericks will "absolutely" keep Dalembert next season. Dalembert has a partially guaranteed deal for 2014-15 worth $3.8 million. “He was the last thing on the...
Via RealGM
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nelson: Dalembert will be back in Dallas next season

As far as president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson is concerned, the Mavericks don’t have to make a decision about Samuel Dalembert’s partially guaranteed contract this summer. That decision has already been made. The Mavs signed Dalembert to a two-year deal this summer, but only $1.8 million of the big man’s $3.87 million salary next season is guaranteed. However...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Boards-N-Blocks: A Tale Of Two Centers

If Samuel Dalembert was drafted in your league this year, I’m guessing it was late. He was taken 12th in one of my leagues, and in the Razzball Dynasty League he was taken with the 176th pick for $6. If Gorgui Dieng was drafted in your league this year, I’m guessing it was by a Louisville alum or a native of Senegal. He wasn’t taken in any of my leagues, including the Razzball...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks’ Samuel Dalembert to have MRI tonight

Dallas Mavericks center Samuel Dalembert will get an MRI tonight on his left shoulder, which was injured in the first half on Monday in a 102-97 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. He iced it at halftime and tried to play in the third quarter but said it felt “like somebody was sticking a needle in there.”
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks' center Samuel Dalembert injures shoulder against Cavaliers

The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday by the score of 103-97. The win moved the Mavericks to 25-18, third in the Southwest Division.  The win did not go without paying a price.  Center Samuel Dalembert left the game in the third quarter with a shoulder injury and the Mavericks were outrebounded significantly in his absence.As reported by Eddie Sefko at...
Via NBA Injury News
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Samuel Dalembert, Blake Griffin get in minor skirmish (Video)

Poor Blake Griffin. The guy is always getting pushed around. During the fourth quarter of the Los Angeles Clippers-Dallas Mavericks game, Griffin was taken down to the ground by a combination of Dirk Nowitzki and Samuel Dalembert while fighting for position under the basket. Dirk seemed to push him from behind, while Dalembert also pulled […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks' Samuel Dalembert suspended for sleeping in, being late to practice again

Samuel Dalembert was held out of Sunday's game against New York because he was late to Saturday's workout session, coach Rick Carlisle said. It's the second time this season the Dallas Mavericks' usual starting center has been late for a practice. He was lifted as the starter against Philadelphia in November but played from the second quarter on. "I was late...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan dunks on Samuel Dalembert

DeAndre Jordan has always been one of the best dunkers in the NBA, and once again he put his talents on display. Off the pick and roll with Chris Paul, Jordan threw down a nasty one handed dunk on the Mavericks Samuel Dalembert. Follow me on twitter @ScottBasketball  http://twitter.com/#!/ScottBasketballAlso like the Roundballchat site on facebook. http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan throws down monster dunk on Samuel Dalembert

With Chris Paul possibly out for 3-5 weeks, we’re going to be devoid of some “Lob City” dunks but there was one from last night’s Clippers/Mavericks game that CP3 completed that was pretty nasty. It came in the second quarter of play and keep an eye on DeAndre Jordan as he soars over the back of Samuel Dalembert to complete the alley-oop dunk: *** Jordan image courtesy of Getty Images
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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