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Knicks, Phil Jackson Stockpiling Young Talent

In 2013, during the Knicks’ last playoff run, they were one of the oldest teams in the league. They had just four players who had played four or fewer seasons in the NBA, Iman Shumpert, Pablo Prigioni, Chris Copeland and James White. Out of those four, only Shumpert was under the age of 28. This upcoming year, with Phil Jackson as the president, New York has been attempting to...
Via Turn On The Knicks
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose ‘disappointed’ Carmelo Anthony chose Knicks

Derrick Rose does not like putting himself out there and recruiting players to the Chicago Bulls, but that does not mean he does not want superstars joining him on the team. Rose was hoping the Bulls would be able to sign Carmelo Anthony in free agency and admitted he was disappointed they didn’t. “I mean, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBPA elects Michele Roberts as Executive Director

After 17 months the NBA Players’ Association has elected a replacement for former Executive Director Billy Hunter. League source says NBPA has elected Washington, D.C. attorney Michele Roberts to be its next Executive Director, replacing Billy Hunter. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 29, 2014 Roberts received 32 votes, six more needed by union bylaws. Roberts 32 votes were...
Via KCM Sports
19 hours ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace Delivers Vicious Shove During Rec League Game (Video)

Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) has developed a reputation over the years as being a very physical basketball player. He’s also known for occasionally being a hothead, and his short temper apparently boiled over during a rec league game this weekend. After taking a hard hit while driving to the basket during a Venice Basketball League game in Los Angeles, World Peace turned...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: What We Learned From Vegas Summer League

Derek Fisher’s first taste of NBA coaching was a success with the Knicks’ summer squad, ending with a record of 4-1 while showing great effort and competitive spirit.The competitive nature of Summer League is usually apparent as players vie for training camp invitatons throughout the league, but the collective competitiveness of the Knicks was a sight for sore eyes after the...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: What Should Be Their Starting Five?

New York Knicks: What Should Be Their Starting Five? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The New York Knicks have traded Tyson Chandler and resigned Carmelo Anthony, but their talent level is about at what is was this season, when they were the 9th seed in the East and missed the playoffs. They have a solid chance to make it to the playoffs based on just Anthony...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks’ Prigioni: ‘Completely sure we will play much better’

Pablo Prigioni has done this before — backing up Jose Calderon at point guard. The Argentine and Spaniard were teammates in the Spanish League years ago with Tau Ceramica de Vitoria and now they have been reunited in Phil Jackson’s all-international point guard tandem with the Knicks. Prigioni is delighted to have Calderon — the Knicks’ biggest offseason acquisition. And...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom’s Wife Maybe Pregnant With Her Married Rapper’s BF Baby

Rumors are that Khloe Kardashian maybe pregnant with French Montana’s child after she posted a few cryptic Instagram photos. If you are keeping score at home. Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are still legally married. Khloe is dating rapper French Montana. French Montana is still legally married to his wife who he has children with. Good luck with all that….. H/T Bossip
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dennis Smith Jr. is a force in the ’16 class

Incoming junior point guard Dennis Smith Jr. has been one of the hottest names on the recruiting trail, dominating several events for his travelling squad, Team Loaded. As a result, it was no surprise when he was added to the USA Basketball Developmental National Team roster, and was selected to participate in the U17 training camp. While ...
Via Hoopniks
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks Propose Trade For Kevin Love, Timberwolves Reject It

Add the New York Knicks to the teams interested in forward Kevin Love. New York offered Amar’e Stoudemire, Tim Hardaway, Jr. and Iman Shumpert to the Minnesota Timberwolves in an attempt to land Love, a source told the Wall Street Journal on Saturday. The Wolves reportedly rejected the deal. With the Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly offering No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins in...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony: I want to win, I don't care about money

Carmelo Anthony has a message for anyone who believes who chose to re-sign with the New York Knicks for the primary reason of money."I want to win," he told ESPN in his first interview since re-signing. "I don't care about the money."Anthony's comments are interesting, because on the surface, signing with the Knicks over other potential suitors seems like...
Via Bush League Chronicle
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Made Offer for Kevin Love, Timberwolves Balked

The Knicks recently attempted to make a trade for Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Love, offering forward Amar'e Stoudemire and his enormous expiring contract, second-year guard Tim Hardaway, Jr. and swingman Iman Shumpert, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. But the long-shot offer, made in the past week, was declined and never stood much of a chance, particularly...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony: ‘I don’t care about money’

Carmelo Anthony’s free agency was somewhat overshadowed by LeBron James. Well, everything in the NBA was. James’ mere presence on any team was going to shift the title conversation. That was the power of James’ decision. Anthony’s decision between staying in New York or possibly leaving for a team like Chicago had a little more nuance. While Anthony had been to the Playoffs...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks propose trade to the Wolves for K Love

photo credit: http://photopin.com The New York Knicks have offered Amare Stoudemire, Tim Hardaway Jr., and Iman Shumpert for Kevin Love. Love is worth much more than this offer that the Knicks have given the Wolves. Love is the best power forward in the NBA, and can do great things for any team. The GM of the Timberwolves says that he much prefers the offer presented by the Cavs...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks Offered Package Including Amar’e For Kevin Love

Everyone knows that Kevin Love will be traded at some point, we just don’t know who to. The leading contenders at this point are the Cavs and Warriors with the Bulls off in the distance as usual. Now according to the WSJ, the Knicks got involved with a package centered around Amar’e Stoudemire: The Knicks recently attempted to make a trade for Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks made comical trade offer for Kevin Love

The Knicks made an offer for Kevin Love The New York Knicks at least tried to get involved in the Kevin Love sweepstakes. I’m sure the phone call took less than five minutes, but according to Chris Herring of the Wall Street Journal, the Knicks reportedly offered Amar’e Stoudemire, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Iman Shumpert for Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Love. The Knicks recently...
Via Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony explains why he chose to re-sign with Knicks

Carmelo Anthony had no shortage of suitors in free agency, but the high-scoring forward decided to re-sign with the New York Knicks. Anthony says that is because he believes the Knicks are close to competing for a title and far from the rebuilding mode many believe they’re in. “I want to win. I don’t care […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Off-Season New York Knicks GIF Dump – Volume 1

CLEANTONY! Vintage Jose And now those days are gone… Happy JR times… Oh the defense…   The post Off-Season New York Knicks GIF Dump – Volume 1 appeared first on Turn On The Knicks.
Via Turn On The Knicks
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Betting: Can The New York Knicks Slam Dunk To NBA Glory?

After another great NBA season in 2014, many fans are waiting in anticipation for what will happening in next year’s competition. The San Antonio Spurs came out on top last time out, with a 4-1 victory in games over Miami Heat, as you can catch them at 9/2 to retain their crown. The Heat are still up with the best, but now star man LeBron James has moved back to Cleveland, some...
Via Turn On The Knicks
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Jason Smith And Cole Aldrich Signing Grades

New York Knicks: Jason Smith And Cole Aldrich Signing Grades By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Jason Smith Contract: 1 season, 3.3 million This is an excellent signing for the Knicks. Their only big men were Amar’e Stoudemire, Jeremy Tyler and Andrea Bargnani and with Tyler injured, Stoudemire usually injured and Bargnani very medicore, Smith should play a big role...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shannon Brown Released By Knicks

Shannon Brown was released by the New York Knicks on Wednesday. Brown signed with the Knicks late last season and played with the team in Summer League.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Release Shannon Brown

First Phil signed some former Lakers now he is getting rid of them. First was Lamar and now Shannon Brown. #Knicks announce that they have waived G Shannon Brown. — Ian Begley (@IanBegley) July 23, 2014 The post Knicks Release Shannon Brown appeared first on Overtime.
Via Overtime
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Bulls Free Agent Signings

The Chicago Bulls missed out on their prized target Carmelo Anthony in free agency, but still found ways to improve their roster via free agency.  Here I grade the Chicago Bulls free agent signings:Pau Gasol Grade: A-Pau Gasol was a great addition for the Bulls, but the only reason this is graded an A- is because Pau felt like a back-up plan almost.  It was known that the team...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Once Again, Amar’e Stoudemire can be an X-Factor

Back in his days in Phoenix, Amar’e Stoudemire was a dominant post presence and one of the best overall scorers in the league. Fast forward a few years, countless injuries and several surgeries later, the man known as STAT is seen as nothing more than a role player by many. Now, with Derek Fisher as a coach, the Knicks are expected to run the triangle offense in this upcoming...
Via Turn On The Knicks
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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