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Knicks Waive Langston Galloway, Jordan Vandenberg

The New York Knicks have waived guard Langston Galloway and center Jordan Vandenberg. Galloway, 6-2, 200-pounds, was signed on Sep. 9 and averaged 3.0 points and 1.0 assists over 6.1 minutes in three preseason games. Vandenberg, 7-1, 245-pounds, signed as a free agent on Oct. 23 and did not appear in a preseason game.
Via RealGM
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Report: Kenyon Martin Interviews With Rockets For Coaching Position

Kenyon Martin hasn’t officially retired, but he apparently sees the writing on the wall. Martin Reportedly interviewed with the Houston Rockets for an assistant coaching position. The Houston Rockets met with free agent Kenyon Martin today — to discuss a possible coaching staff role, league sources tell RealGM. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 24, 2014 Martin,...
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Report: Kenyon Martin Interviews With Rockets For Coaching Position

Kenyon Martin hasn’t officially retired, but he apparently sees the writing on the wall. Martin Reportedly interviewed with the Houston Rockets for an assistant coaching position. The Houston Rockets met with free agent Kenyon Martin today — to discuss a possible coaching staff role, league sources tell RealGM. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 24, 2014 Martin...
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will JR Smith Be Elite When He Learns Triangle Offense?

The triangle offense is easy to watch but clearly difficult to master. How will JR Smith handle it? NBA season is a couple of days away and Knicks fans are ready to see their team make the playoffs. Not so fast though; there’s a lot to learn still. Earlier this summer, JR Smith said he’s one of the best shooters in the game. Now, he’s saying this in regards to the triangle...
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Carmelo: Opening vs. Bulls, Cavs is nothing to worry about

Bring it on, says Carmelo Anthony. The triangle and the shooting doesn’t look quite ready for prime time after Friday’s final dress rehearsal — an 83-80 loss to the Raptors at Bell Centre — but Anthony is ready for the show and Da Bulls at the Garden. “We’re not running from it,’’ said Anthony, who racked up 24 points — 14 in the first quarter. “It starts Wednesday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Top Storylines Heading Into 2014-15 NBA Season

The New York Knicks will surely provide an abundance of stories in the 2014-15 NBA season. The drama has begun and information has been put out there for everyone to take in and monitor this NBA season. All the teams have been broken down along with the players for you to be ready for the 2014-15 NBA season to tip off this Tuesday. There are so many storylines to keep up with this...
Via Basketball Bicker
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Rumors: Iman Shumpert untouchable under Phil Jackson?

In a recent interview with ESPNNewYork.com, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson spoke candidly about the team. One of the interesting comments was his opinion of Iman Shumpert. He thinks highly of Shumpert, and considers him as "one of [his] favorites."Image by Keith Allison, via Wikimedia CommonsJackson spoke of Shumpert:".... he's one of my favorites because...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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New York Knicks: 3 Reasons Why They Won’t Make The Playoffs

(October 13, 2014 – Source: Rich Barnes/Getty Images North America) New York Knicks: 3 Reasons Why They Won’t Make The Playoffs By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Last year was the first time in four seasons that the New York Knicks didn’t make the playoffs. Their last playoff drought lasted six years, and although the chances of this one lasting that long are slim...
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Kenyon Martin Meets With Rockets

Former NBA All-Star Kenyon Martin met with the Rockets in Houston on Friday, primarily to discuss a possible coaching staff role, league sources told RealGM.A free agent after spending the past two seasons with the New York Knicks, Martin also participated in basketball activities on Friday, giving some Rockets players the impression that he still intended to play this season, sources...
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Knicks Rumors: Jason Smith to start at PF on opening night

According to Marc Berman of the NY Post, offseason free-agent pickup Jason Smith looks like he'll be the Knicks' starting PF on opening night. The 28-year-old center was signed this past summer for 1 year, $3.3 million to provide some depth for a shaky frontcourt consisting of Andrea Bargnani, Amar'e Stoudemire, Quincy Acy, and Samuel Dalembert. The oft-injured 7...
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Shocker: J.R. Smith Struggling With The Triangle And Concept Of Team Basketball

When Phil Jackson and head coach Derek Fisher were installed as the new leaders of... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Iman Shumpert Drops Freestyle To Rae Sremmurd’s “No Type” (Video)

  New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert has released his latest freestyle over a hit record.  This time the Chicago native hopped on Rae Sremmurd;s hit, “no type.” I’ll let our readers be the judge. h/t Iman Shumpert
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Iman Shumpert Drops Freestyle To Rae Sremmurd’s “No Type” (Video)

New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert has released his latest freestyle over a hit record.  This time the Chicago native hopped on Rae Sremmurd;s hit, “no type.” I’ll let our readers be the judge. h/t Iman Shumpert
Via BlackSportsOnline
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JR Smith: Thinking About The Team Over Myself Has Been a Struggle

I appreciate JR’s honesty, but I wonder if he thinks before he gives these quotes? Some things you just should keep to yourself, this was probably one of them. Here is what he had to say to ESPN about struggling in the Triangle. “Yeah, absolutely,” Smith said when asked if he has had to make a conscious effort to play differently. “I mean, believe it or not, being the type...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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J.R. Smith: Team-first notion is tough

The adjustment to the triangle offense has been "a struggle" for J.R. Smith, and it isn't just because the system is foreign to him. A candid Smith admitted that he must alter his shooter mentality and wrap his mind around the team-first concept being preached by Knicks coach Derek Fisher and president Phil Jackson. And it hasn't been the smoothest transition...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Phil Jackson says the Triangle offense isn’t rocket science

As we near the start of the regular season, we are only a couple days away from seeing the New York Knicks run the triangle offense. Recently, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson spoke with New Yorker writer Ben McGrath about the offense that he and Tex Winter help make famous. Specifically, Jackson noted that the offense wasn’t an complicated as many people think it is: ...
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Phil Jackson agrees with Jeff Van Gundy’s assessment of Triangle Offense

Jeff Van Gundy, current analyst for ESPN and former head coach of the New York Knicks, recently downplayed the impact that any one system has on a given team’s success. Phil Jackson is now president of basketball operations for the Knicks, but as a head coach in Chicago and Los Angeles, he used the Triangle Offense consistently, and it was undoubtedly a key component of his teams...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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New York Knicks are only beginning uphill battle

Held to a higher standard as one of the NBA’s most historic franchises, yet, perennially disappointing as one of the league’s greatest under-achievers, the New York Knicks have become an 82-game circus of injuries, highly-paid has-beens, and sub-par performances during the past year. Just when it seemed as though the Knicks had finally turned the corner, putting their six year...
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Knicks Waive Didier Mbenga, Orlando Sanchez

The New York Knicks have waived center Didier Mbenga and forward Orlando Sanchez. Mbenga, 7-0, 250-pounds, signed with New York on Oct. 8. He appeared in one preseason game, scoring two points over five minutes. Sanchez, 6-9, 220-pounds, appeared in one preseason game after signing as a free agent on Sep. 17.
Via RealGM
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J.R. Smith having tough time learning to play team ball

J.R. Smith will never be accused of being the sharpest knife in the kitchen and you’ll understand why after hearing Smith’s latest response to why he is struggling adapting to the notion of playing team-first basketball. The New York Knicks guard was very candid during his latest remarks about his difficulties grasping the triangle offense and you won’t believe what came out...
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The New York Knicks sign Jordan Vandenberg

The New York Knicks signed undrafted Australian center Jordan Vandenberg on Thursday. The 21-year-old out of NC State averaged 2.2 points in 9.9 minutes per game of Las Vegas summer league action for the Knicks. The post The New York Knicks sign Jordan Vandenberg appeared first on Basketball Bicker.
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Knicks At Raptors In Montreal – The Final Test

Pro Bball Report Editor Stephen Brotherston discusses what to expect when the New York Knicks travel to Montreal to face the Toronto Raptors in each team's final test of the preseason on Friday night.
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Lamar Odom Is Hiding From Khloe And Won’t Sign Divorce

Lamar Odom is probably mean mugging these divorce papers.  We’re not too sure why Lamar Odom won’t sign the divorce papers but this is horrible. Just sign the papers and end it. Here’s what we do know. For Khloe Kardashian, moving on with her life after marriage to Lamar Odom failed is proving difficult. The 30-year-old reality star apparently can’t even track down the...
Via Geeks and Cleats
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Lamar Odom Hiding From Khloe; Won’t Sign Divorce Papers

Lam Lam is on the run…. For Khloe Kardashian, moving on with her life after marriage to Lamar Odom failed is proving difficult. The 30-year-old reality star apparently can’t even track down the former NBA star in order to finalise their divorce, according to Us Weekly. Khloe, who is still legally bound to 34-year-old Lamar, is said to be anxious to get the whole matter over with...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony Flourishes In The Triangle Offense Scoring 30 Points (Video)

Uncertainty in the triangle offense has no substance after Carmelo Anthony’s 30-point performance Wednesday night in the Garden against the Washington Wizards. Crawling from a 10-point deficit late in the third quarter, Melo and the New York Knicks go on to escape the Wizards 103-100. Carmelo puts the cape on, saving the day, drilling the tie-breaking fade-away jump-shot and the...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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