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REPORT: LeBron James rift with Kevin Love could drive him to the Knicks

PHOTO CREDIT: MARK DUNCAN/AP   Despite the Cleveland Cavaliers having the Eastern Conference’s second best record and being the favorite in terms of reaching the NBA Finals, the Cavs are having internal issues. According to sources, these issues are centered around Kevin Love and it’s taking a toll on LeBron James’ patience. Frank Isola of the New York Daily News suggests...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks have a chance to add a real talent after buyout by Nuggets

The New York Knicks were relatively quiet at the NBA trade deadline with the exception of trading backup point guard Pablo Prigioni for a couple of second round picks. With the lack of assets and players, president Phil Jackson was limited with what he could do at the deadline. It should be noted that Jackson had already made his major moves in the months prior as the team clearly...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The New York Knicks could add talented center if buyout happens

The New York Knicks won’t be in any position to add talent with the trade deadline approaching as they continue their quest to land a top lottery pick in this June’s NBA Draft. However, the team could very well be in position to add a talented center if a buyout happens with Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders. Via ESPN: Buyout discussions have begun between the Milwaukee...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Phil Jackson hint at a possible return to the Lakers?

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson in going through the worst stretch of his NBA career that spans back to 1967-68 when the Zen Master was a rookie playing for the Knicks. Jackson has admitted that “his experiment has fallen flat on its face.” At 69 years-old and fresh off a five-year deal he signed last March, it seems highly unlikely that Jackson could return to Los Angeles...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The Knicks could be better off drafting Stanley Johnson instead of Mudiay or Okafor

The New York Knicks have been on quite the hot streak lately, winning five of their last seven. However these wins that the Knicks have accrued lately, seem counterintuitive to what president Phil Jackson wants after he blew up the team by trading J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert. In other words, the Knicks are supposed to lose in order to secure the worst record and have the best...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Orlando’s Tobias Harris wants to win a championship…with a DIFFERENT team

Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris has lofty expectations and apparently they aren’t for his current team. The 22 year-old Tennessee product from New York has been long rumored to be a target for the Knicks after this season and it looks like Harris has high aspirations for the New York Knicks if he lands with them. Via NY Post: Harris, a free agent forward the Knicks plan to...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Three moves the Knicks can realistically make that will have them back in contention next season

Reports of the New York Knicks debacle of a season have been a staple in every NBA website’s headlines section. As the season progressively got worse, Jackson ordered the blowup of the team that came with mix reviews. At first, Knicks fans thought they struck gold with Reggie Jackson, but reports would quickly refuted this report. This led to the realization that the Knicks pulled...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Reggie Miller rips Carmelo Anthony

Former Indiana Pacers Hall of Fame shooting guard Reggie Miller has a problem with what New York Knicks small forward Carmelo Anthony is doing. Now a basketball analyst, Miller has an issue with what Anthony and the Knicks are doing in terms of playing Carmelo for certain occasions. One of those occasions was yesterday when Melo played in an overseas matchup against the Milwaukee...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking down the Knicks blockbuster trade – Why New York actually made out well

Well, it took less than half the season for Phil Jackson to start blowing up the New York Knicks from the previous regime. And the rest will come either via trade or after the season when the contracts of Amar’e Stoudemire, Andrea Bargnani, Jason Smith and some fillers come off the books. With the trade, Carmelo Anthony, Jose Calderon, Tim Hardaway Jr., Cleanthony Early and Pablo...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking down the Knicks blockbuster trade – Why New York actually made out well

Well, it took less than half the season for Phil Jackson to start blowing up the New York Knicks from the previous regime. And the rest will come either via trade or after the season when the contracts of Amar’e Stoudemire, Andrea Bargnani, Jason Smith and some fillers come off the books. With the trade, Carmelo Anthony, Jose Calderon, Tim Hardaway Jr., Cleanthony Early and Pablo...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Knicks now have a shot at LeBron next summer after latest report of James potentially leaving Cleveland?

New York Knicks fans have been down this road several times before, but next summer might actually be different – if the latest reports of LeBron James possibly leaving Cleveland are true. Now, before you read this and flip out, this is just speculation and yes, the Knicks are horrible (and that’s putting it lightly) this season. However, New York has always been an intriguing...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge gives open-ended answer on possibility of signing with the Knicks

While the New York Knicks continue to struggle, the team and it’s fans are already contemplating their next move. And, of course, most of these moves seem like “dream” scenarios, but they are possible and you can never rule out the Phil Jackson card. Potential names like Kevin Love, Rajon Rondo, Tobias Harris and other have been linked as possible free agent acquisitions but...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Love not ruling out teaming up with Carmelo Anthony

(cavstheblog.com) The New York Knicks are off to their worst start in franchise history, sitting at 4-16 after 20 games. The Knicks have lost a lot of close games without a solid second option behind Carmelo Anthony to shoulder the burden of closing out games. Plain and simple: when ‘Melo is off, New York’s chances of winning decrease dramatically. Head coach Derek Fisher implemented...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony was set on joining the Bulls, but didn’t want to live in Chicago

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony revealed the reason for his decision to come back to New York in a recent documentary that aired on MSG last Tuesday. Melo says that he intended on signing with the Bulls, but after weighing all his options – including living in Chicago, he decided against leaving. Anthony was so intrigued by the notion of joining the Bulls he went so far to...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Could the Knicks and Nets pull off a blockbuster trade?

The two New York basketball teams have not exactly kicked off the 2014-2015 NBA season with a bang. While the Brooklyn Nets are sitting currently at 6-9, the New York Knicks are a dreadful 4-14. Both teams need a major roster revamping and while the Nets and Knicks brass are not huge fans of one another, a trade between the two franchises could help both teams get back to respectability...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills’ Mike Williams fined $11k for red socks

www.syracuse.com What’s it like to wear socks worth over $10k? Just ask Buffalo Bills wide receiver Mike Williams, who was finde $11,025 by the league for wearing red socks last Sunday in the game against the San Diego Chargers. Crazy thing is, this has been his second fine this season for the same red socks. Caveman Mike was in violation of the NFL’s dress code requiring players...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

O’Brien and Marrone exchange friendly jabs

www.rantsports.com Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien and Buffalo Bills Head coach Doug Marrone have known each other since 1995, when O’Brien joined Georgia Tech’s staff as a graduate assistant and Marrone was the current director of football operations. O’Brien’s wife Colleen, introduced Marrone to his wife before they even knew O’Brien. Marrone was actually...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeter’s first and last hit in Yankee Stadium

mlb.com Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past 6 or 7 months, you know Yankee great, Derek Jeter is retiring at the conclusion of this season. It doesn’t look too promising that the Yankees will have a playoff run, so tonight (9/25/14) will most likely be Jeter’s final game at Yankee stadium. And boy did he deliver. Jeter scored the game winning walk-off RBI in the...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeter hits walk off RBI in last game

It couldn’t have been scripted any better. It started out as a rainy morning, with people not knowing if there would be a game tonight. It was as if the Baseball Gods were crying over Derek Jeter’s last game. The forecast was not optimistic either, with the forecast calling for rain all night. But, in an amazing turn of events, the weather cleared just in time for the game, and...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Amare Stoudemire “looks really good” this off-season

PHOTO COURTESY: BEN SOLOMON/NY TIMES If Amare Stoudemire can remain healthy and regain his old form, the sky is the limit for the New York Knicks. Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders was at IMG Academy on Labor Day where Stoudemire happened to be training.  Kyler tweeted that Stoudemire “looks really good,” as he trained in the Bradenton, Fla. facility. Amare Stoudemire in the...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New offense has Eli Manning “curious”

PHOTO COURTESY: CHARLES WENZELBERG/NY POST The last thing any fan wants to hear from their quarterback heading into week one of the NFL regular season is that they are curious to see how the offense will unfold when the season starts. That is exactly what Giants quarterback Eli Manning said and after a particularly disappointing preseason from the Giants offense, that makes things...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite agent’s best attempt to blame Jets, Stephen Hill still teamless

PHOTO COURTESY: ASSOCIATED PRESS VIA THE WALL STREET JOURNAL One  of the most important life lessons a person can learn is to not burn bridges.  You just never know when you may need to go back to someone no matter how upset they make you. Former Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill should have made sure his agent Alan Hermann knew this before signing with him.  Hermann blasted the...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz now officially viewed as a leader of the Giants

PHOTO COURTESY: USA TODAY SPORTS VIA CBSSPORTS.COM It’s been a long road to stardom for Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz.  Cruz has gone from an unknown, undrafted rookie who racked up 145 yards and three touchdowns against the Jets in his first preseason game to a salsa dancing Super Bowl champion who now has the security of a long term contract. In the eyes of Tom Coughlin,...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert will thrive in new triangle offense; according to him

PHOTO COURTESY: PAUL J. BERESWILL/NY POST Many who watched the Knicks last year could see that their offense was quite basic at times.  When Carmelo Anthony wasn’t putting the team on his back, it often involved a lot of standing around, isolation sets and perimeter shooting. Apparently, Iman Shumpert would agree and thinks that the new triangle offense brought in by Phil Jackson...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

REPORT: Jets tried to trade Stephen Hill this summer

PHOTO COURTESY: ROBERT SABO/NY DAILY NEWSStephen Hill has been, for the lack of a better word, a disappointment so far with the Jets. Gang Green drafted the physical prodigy out of Georgia Tech with hopes that his size and speed would help him become the elite down field threat the team has been missing. It appears now that the Jets are ready to move on from their mistake. According...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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