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Iman Shumpert pretends to be secret service agent in job interview prank

There are few things that I like more than a good old fashioned prank and recently, New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert teamed up with the folks at Relativity Sports for a solid one. As part of prank video for the upcoming Pierce Brosnan flick “The November Man”, Iman pretended to be a secret service agent as unsuspecting individuals attempted to interview for a fake job. Watch...
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New York Knicks: Can Carmelo Anthony Lead The Triangle?

It would be impossible to try to talk about the triangle offense without talking about some of the most successful of its users, Phil Jackson, Michael Jordan, and Kobe Bryant. Even though the triangle offense was introduced by Houston Rockets‘ ex-coach Tex Winter, it was Phil Jackson who took it and turned it into the offensive […] New York Knicks: Can Carmelo Anthony Lead The...
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Heat Sign Shannon Brown

The Miami Heat have signed Shannon Brown to a one-year deal. Brown is the sixteenth player on Miami’s roster. Brown, a two-time champion with the Lakers, has averaged 7.7 points in 18 minutes per game throughout his career. Prior to the signing, Dwyane Wade was the Heat’s only shooting guard. Along... The post Heat Sign Shannon Brown appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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Baron Davis and Wife Isabella Welcome Baby Boy Kingman

Congratulations are in order for former NBA player Baron Davis and his wife, Isabella Brewster. The two welcomed their new son, Kingman last week. BD posted on Twitter that sh*t just got real. Of course they introduced him to the world via the gram! BD’s caption was classic Heisman pose or the Dougie? Or that SMURDA!!!! Eeeyy
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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...
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Iman Shumpert Terrorizes Job Applicants In Great Prank Video

New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert is apparently spending his offseason starring in Internet prank videos as a different kind of guard. Shumpert plays the role of a mysterious security guard in this prank video, which feautures some innocent people being thrown in the sketchiest and most terrifying job interview of their lives. Even though Shumpert doesn’t really do too much,...
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Miami Heat: Shannon Brown Signing Grade

Miami Heat: Shannon Brown Signing Grade Nekias Duncan, Lead Writer/Hoopstuff… Terms: 1 season, $1.3M The Miami Heat made a minor splash by signing combo-guard Shannon Brown to a one-year deal. Brown played sparingly for the New York Knicks and San Antonio Spurs last season, averaging a measly 2.2 ppg in 29 total games between the two teams. Brown signed with both teams with little...
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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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Shannon Brown Signs One-Year Deal With Heat

The Miami Heat have signed guard Shannon Brown. Brown signed a one-year contract. Brown, an eight-year NBA veteran, has appeared in 403 career NBA regular season games (58 starts) and averaged 7.7 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 18.0 minutes while shooting 42 percent from the field, 33.1 percent from three-point range and 80.7 percent from the foul line. He split the 2013-14...
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Iman Shumpert looking forward to not just ‘standing in the corner’ on offense

Count Iman Shumpert as one of the players looking forward to all the changes the New York Knicks made. Speaking at his Citi Basketball Procamp at House of Sports on Tuesday, Shump said he was looking forward to the team’s new coach Derek Fisher and president Phil Jackson implementing the triangle offense. “The way it’s […]
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Iman Shumpert: New triangle offense will suit my game

Iman Shumpert has spent the summer working on a lot of little things, honing different elements of his offensive arsenal, in preparation for what he expects to be a bigger role in the Knicks offense. Having spent the majority of his young career playing in Mike Woodson’s perimeter-heavy attack, Shumpert said he believes the switch to Derek Fisher’s triangle offense finally will...
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New York Knicks: 5 Bold Predictions For 2014-15

The New York Knicks are heading into a brand new era of basketball under Phil Jackson and new head coach Derek Fisher, and are very excited about their upcoming season. They aren’t expected to be championship contenders, but they do have enough talent to make a run at the playoffs if they play up to […] New York Knicks: 5 Bold Predictions For 2014-15 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit...
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Is JR Smith 1 of the Greatest Shooters of All Time?

Knicks star JR Smith wants you to know that he believes he’s one of the greatest shooters the game has ever seen. And he plans to back that up this season.  Smith took to his Instagram to make the proclamation, and then posted a bit of history to support his claim.   Men lie women lie but…. JR will be 29 on September 9th and currently ranks 30th in NBA history with 1,312...
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Toure' Murry Signs Two-Year, $2M Deal With Jazz

The Utah Jazz have signed Toure' Murry to a two-year, $2 million deal. The deal includes $250,000 in guaranteed money this season and is non-guaranteed for 15-16. Murry went undrafted in 2012 out of Wichita State and spent last season with the New York Knicks.
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Thanasis Antetokounmpo Turned Down Significant Money In Europe To Remain In D-League

Thanasis Antetokounmpo chose to play in the D-League for just $25,000 while turning down significant financial offers in Europe. Antetokounmpo wants to play in the NBA and believes playing for the New York Knicks' D-League affiliate will help accomplish that goal. According to agent Tim Lotsos, Varese offered Antetokounmpo a two-year deal worth $550,000 with an opt-out to join...
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NBA Scout: Carmelo Anthony Must ‘Be A Team Player’ In Triangle Offense

A successful will require compliance from Carmelo Anthony Carmelo Anthony gets his shots — somewhere around 20 per game. He doesn’t have to do a whole lot to create them. He shoots when it feels right. He may continue to do that, but it won’t be within the framework of Phil Jackson’s triangle offense. Anthony will be expected to facilitate movement. He’ll need to get open...
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How will Melo fit in triangle?

With training camp less than two months away, we’re examining the burning questions facing the New York Knicks. Today’s question: How will Carmelo Anthony fit into the triangle offense? Last week, we posed the question above to a longtime scout for an Atlantic Division team. His first impression was a positive one. "I think he's skilled enough and I think he'...
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Carmelo Anthony was ‘close’ to leaving New York

#453941510 / gettyimages.com On Thursday night at the Barclays center, Carmelo Anthony was a coach in a celebrity basketball game put on by Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia and former Yankee Robinson Cano. He did not play in the game, but he was still the center of attention. Anthony, who signed a five-year, $124 Million deal in July, was asked after the game about whether or not he...
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Jim Cleamons Hiring Completes Phil Jackson’s Imprint On New York Knicks Coaching Staff

The task of reconstructing the New York Knicks’ roster out of the shambles of last year’s disappointing 37-win season is well underway. But that endeavor is still very much a work in progress that won’t truly take shape until next summer. However, an important part of the Knicks’ overall rebuilding process had to be finished […] Jim Cleamons Hiring Completes Phil Jackson’s...
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New York Knicks: Can Amare Stoudemire Turn Things Around?

The New York Knicks signed big man Amare Stoudemire before the 2010-11 season, and were hoping that he would be one of the cornerstones for getting them back to title contention. He was exactly what New York was hoping for in his first season, but has steadily declined in every season since. Carmelo Anthony chose […] New York Knicks: Can Amare Stoudemire Turn Things Around? - Hoops...
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With Carmelo Anthony, Phil Jackson, The Future Looks Bright For Knicks

Carmelo Anthony is a start for the New York Knicks – Mandatory Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images via ESPN.com When Phil Jackson took over as president of basketball operations for the New York Knicks, most thought that he would wait until the 2015 offseason to reshape the roster. However, he’s technically already started; simply, by re-signing superstar Carmelo Anthony. Able...
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Mike Woodson turns down Ice Bucket Challenge in Instagram video

Over the last couple weeks or so, we’ve done our best to document notable NBA players/coaches/legends doing the Ice Bucket Challenge and the latest to be asked to do it is former New York Knicks head coach, Mike Woodson. Woodson’s daughter Mariah Woodson posted the below Instagram video today asking her father to do the Ice Bucket Challenge but her father turned it down: However...
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New York Knicks: Trading For Rajon Rondo

New York Knicks: Trading For Rajon Rondo By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Knicks Get: Rajon Rondo and Gerald Wallace Celtics Get: A’Mare Stoudemire, Shane Larkin and Tim Hardaway Jr. The Knicks are one of the main teams that Rondo is mentioned a lot for when it comes to his free agency next offseason. They could wait until he is a free agent, but which team that...
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Knicks Talk: Are the Knicks a Playoff team?

Superstar, Carmelo Anthony recently proclaimed the Knicks might not be in a position to win a NBA title but were most definitely a playoff quality team. Carmelo’s assertion that the Knicks will return to the playoffs this season comes on heels of Phil Jackson almost completely revamping the team to fit his vision. In doing so, the team looks to be free of the bickering and finger...
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Knicks Rumors: Carmelo Anthony nearly left NY

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony insisted that he was "close" to leaving the Big Apple this summer.Image by By Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsIn an interview with ESPN New York, Anthony commented on his eventful summer:"It was close. I don't even like to talk about that no more. This is home. There is no place like New York. Although the other situations...
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