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Knicks Talk: Meet Your New Assistant Coaches

By Charles R. Trimble III Short of ending the 41- year championship drought, these have been extremely exciting times for the New York Knickerbockers and their fan base, as an entirely new regime has come in and sparked an unbelievable amount of optimism. That optimism starts and begins with team president Phil Jackson whose first major move was the hiring of Derek Fisher. From...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks, Carmelo Anthony Both Winners With New Contract

Written by Kenneth Teape Reuters It took longer than some people had hoped, but the New York Knicks and Carmelo Anthony finally were able to come to an agreement on a contract, as he will play out the remainder of his prime years in orange and blue. The exact numbers of the contract are not known, but what is known is that it will be for five years and between $122-123 million. It...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: In Phil We Trust

By Charles R. Trimble III Many Knick fans were collectively holding their breath while Carmelo Anthony flirted with some of the most successful franchises in the league before deciding to return to New York for Max money. But, while many will argue the money was the only determining factor I will tell you I believe Phil Jackson, not the max contract, was the main reason for Carmelo’s...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Melo Back in the Fold for the Knicks…Now What’s Next?

From my perspective I can tell you that I was nervous. This past week had me thinking a roller coaster of thoughts: he’s gone, he’s back, he does not want to be here, and he only wants the money. Some of these thoughts could be true, but who am I to judge another human for wanting money and power. Did Melo choose the Knicks only for the money? Did he really want Chicago and only...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Need To Remain Cool, Calm and Collected In Stoudemire, Bargnani Trade Negotiations

Written by Kenneth Teape Tom Szczerbowski – USA TODAY Sports With Carmelo Anthony’s free agency still looming over the head of the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson has been busy at work attempting to clear more cap space for this summer. The quickest way to do so is moving big contracts, which he has done once with Tyson Chandler being shipped out to the Dallas Mavericks. Even more...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks @ Nite Podcast

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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Alan Hahn’s Knicks Fix

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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: Phil Talks Change

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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: Meet Thanasis

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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: The “Big Three” A Big Failure in New York

By Charles R. Trimble III So the reconstruction of the NY Knickerbockers has officially begun with the trade of Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton, which brings an end to the “Big 3” era. What a frustrating era it was with the combination of Carmelo Anthony, Amare Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler combining to miss a total of 210 games, while accumulating an overall record of just...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks 2014 NBA Draft Recap

Written by Kenneth Teape Shannon Stapleton Reuters For a team that was shut out altogether from the 2014 NBA Draft just 48 hours ago, the New York Knicks made quite a splash. President Phil Jackson was said to be coveting picks in this draft, and wanted in. He was able to do that after swinging a trade with the Dallas Mavericks that saw Raymond Felton and Tyson Chandler shipped to Dallas for...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Trade Tyson Chandler, Raymond Felton To Dallas Mavericks For 4-Players, 2 Picks

Written by Kenneth Teape Photo Via ESPN Since taking over as President of the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson has been biding his time for the right move. That move came Wednesday afternoon, as Jackson executed his first big move as lead man for the Knicks, executing a trade with the Dallas Mavericks. The trade, just waiting NBA approval, will send Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Raymond Felton Avoids Jail Time, What’s His Future With Knicks?

Written by Kenneth Teape AP Photo/John Minchillo New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton received some good news Monday morning, as he will avoid jail time after reaching a plea agreement on two felony gun charges he had been facing since late February. Per the agreement made, Felton has to plead guilty to one of the two charges, which were third degree criminal possession of...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Knicks Make Decisions On Options For Next Season

Written by Kenneth Teape The New York Knicks had a busy Sunday, but had little control over what was going on. Three of their highest paid players, Carmelo Anthony, Andrea Bargnani and Amar’e Stoudemire had to make decisions about their player options. All three made the decisions many people expected them to make months ago Bargnani will opt in to his 2014-2015 contract with the...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Melo Will Stay in New York

By Leon Jacobsen Well right about now the majority of the Knicks fan base is going crazy not knowing what Carmelo Anthony is going to do. I for one believes he’s staying in NY, and the reasons he’s opting out is purely to secure his contract and to see what free agency is really all about. Let’s look at Melo’s options if he did decide to leave the Knicks. Houston Rockets...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: Let Carmelo Anthony Walk If He Wants To Phil

By Charles R. Trimble III This whole Carmelo Anthony to the Heat, or whoever else, is a slap in the face of every Knick fan who has supported Anthony on the basis he wanted New York as much as we wanted him. Photo Credit: ESPN.com First of all, it was Anthony himself who made it abundantly clear he wanted the New York stage, going so far as to openly discuss those desires while still...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Make Right Decision Tabbing Derek Fisher As New Head Coach

Written by Kenneth Teape CBS Sports New York The New York Knicks and Phil Jackson have finally gotten their guy, as Derek Fisher officially became head coach of the team Tuesday. Fisher, who played nine seasons with Jackson, winning five NBA titles in the process, will be the 26th head coach in the history of the franchise. The Knicks did not wait long to land Fisher, who had not...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: Phil Jackson Taps Derek Fisher as His Man

By Charles R. Trimble III Derek Fisher was introduced today as the 27th head coach of the New York Knicks but unlike any previous coaches, Fisher will arrive less than two weeks after playing in his last NBA contest with absolutely no coaching experience. However, hiring coaches without experience seems to be the new trend in the league with Golden State twice tapping inexperienced...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: Going Back to London

By Charles R. Trimble III Obviously the uncertainty of Carmelo Anthony’s free agency status was no hindrance in tapping New York to represent the league after it was announced that the Knicks will be returning to the London O2 Arena, this time to face the Milwaukee Bucks on January 15th. It was just two short seasons ago that the Knicks defeated the Detroit Pistons 102-87 in the...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Hardaway Jr. Named to NBA All-Rookie First Team

By Kenneth Teape On Thursday, the NBA released their All-Rookie teams. For the third time in four seasons, the New York Knicks had a player named to them. This time it was Tim Hardaway Jr., who follows Landry Fields in 2011 and Iman Shumpert in 2012. He was one of the sole bright spots in a poor season for the Knicks. Hardaway Jr. had a solid rookie campaign for the Knicks, averaging...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Will Look to Trade Raymond Felton This Offseason

By Kenneth Teape With the Knicks continuing their coaching search after Steve Kerr spurned them for the Golden State Warriors, news broke that President Phil Jackson already has plans to shape his roster, without a coach yet being in place. Earlier this week it was said that the Knicks would try and trade Raymond Felton this offseason. That is not surprising with Felton’s play...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: Will Brian Shaw Be the Next Knicks Coach?

By Charles R. Trimble III Earlier this afternoon, Stephen A. Smith broke the news that current Denver Nuggets coach Brian Shaw, was in negotiations to terminate his contract with the speculation being he would then sign a deal with his mentor, Phil Jackson, to coach the New York Knicks. True or not? Shaw, who had a tough first season as head coach of the Nuggets for a number of reasons...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks @ Nite Passionate Show on the Kerr Drama 5/15/14

Listen to internet radio with The Knicks at Nite Show on BlogTalkRadio The post Knicks @ Nite Passionate Show on the Kerr Drama 5/15/14 appeared first on Knickswag.com.
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: Zen Master Spurned!!!

By Charles R. Trimble III In a surprising move Steve Kerr decided that Golden State was a more desirable destination than the New York Knicks, spurning his mentor and former coach, Phil Jackson, who had tapped Kerr as his top choice. Now losing out on Kerr to some Knick fans doesn’t seem like a huge deal. Many clamor for Jeff Van Gundy or Mark Jackson to be the next Knicks’ coach...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: Could Kerr Spurn Phil?

By Charles R. Trimble III When it was first rumored that TNT broadcaster Steve Kerr was Phil Jackson’s first and only choice to be the next Knicks head coach who would have thought that the Warriors and Lakers had similar intentions? But that’s exactly where we sit after the resignation of Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni, and the surprising although expected dismissal of Warriors...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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