Rockets looking to make room for Carmelo Anthony?

According to ESPN, the Houston Rockets are confident that they can make the moves necessary in order to sign upcoming free agent Carmelo Anthony. In order to free up enough cap space, the Rockets would have to trade Omer Asik and/or Jeremy Lin. With the NBA’s salary cap projected to rise $5 million, the Rockets have […]The post Rockets Confident About Signing Carmelo Anthony...
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Happy Birthday, Allan Houston!

Allan Houston is one of the most beloved Knicks of all-time. Like most others, he was never able to bring a championship to New York, but Houston left it all on the floor in every game that he played, and despite his laid back personality, was the ultimate competitor. As a player, he was part of the organization during some of their best days, and in the front office, he has seen...
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Kenny Anderson Thinks Lamar Odom Should See a Shrink

It couldn’t hurt I suppose. Hard to go though a lot of drama and not have someone who you can talk to who doesn’t have an agenda. “I talk to a therapist once a week,” Anderson says … “Lamar should do that. His mind has to be right.” “You need someone you can talk to who has no hidden agenda. Your mom, dad, brother, sister might not want to tell you the truth. My therapist...
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Stat-urday Night Knicks – J.R. Smith Edition

In the offseason, J.R. Smith, who was coming off a career year as a Knick, received a nice hefty contract. He was set to make just over $5.5 million this year, and he got job security with a third year player option. Fast-forward several months, and it’s debatable whether or not the Knicks should’ve given that contract to a streaky player, who has off-the-court issues. While...
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Why Doesn’t Mike Woodson Want to Meet With Phil Jackson?

On Friday, reports surfaced from ESPN via the likes of Stephen A. Smith and Ian Begley asserting that Knicks’ head coach Mike Woodson wishes not to meet with Phil Jackson in person to discuss his potential future employment. Instead, the coach wants to know what’s going on, first. There’s a decision to be made regarding Woodson’s job-security, or instead, the lack of it....
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KMichelle Beefs With Bulls Taj Gibson’s Baby’s Mama On Instagram

Reality TV star KMichelle is no stranger to dating NBA players and the drama that comes along with it. KMichelle has had public spats with her ex, Knicks star JR Smith, went at another ex, Pacers Lance Stephenson in interviews and posted JR’s girlfriend Ashley’s phone number on Twitter. So it shouldn’t surprise you that she’s having a public spat with another NBA… umm...
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Even if Carmelo Leaves Knicks Will Still Be Over Salary Cap

Phil Jackson says changes are coming for the Knicks, but they will have to be very cheap changes because according to ESPN even if Melo decides to bolt for another team, the Knicks will be in salary cap hell for one more year. The reason why? Well, there are three reasons. Andrea Bargnani ($11.5 million in 2014-15), Amar’e Stoudemire ($23.4 million) and Tyson Chandler ($14.6 million...
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Mike Woodson final Knicks reaction reel will sadden you

Sadly for Mike Woodson, it looks like that he’ll be replaced as New York Knicks head coach next season with Phil Jackson taking over the Knicks. Although Woodson’s tenure in NYC was short, he had some rather memorable facial expressions during his time as coach of the Knickerbockers. Thanks to the folks over at Oakley and Allen, we have the final Mike Woodson reaction reel: ...
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Knicks Talk: Who is Steve Kerr?

By Charles R. Trimble III For weeks now even in the midst of the Knicks vying for the 8th seed all you heard was Phil Jackson’s top choice to replace Mike Woodson was TNT basketball analyst Steve Kerr. Now with the season officially over what was once a loud rumor is starting to become more and more reality with a source close to the situation confirming Steve Kerr “absolutely...
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New York Knicks: Eulogy of the 2013-2014 season

Tomorrow the NBA Playoffs will begin, and for the first time in four years the New York Knicks (37-45) will not be a participant. The Knicks finished the season one game behind the Atlanta Hawks for the eighth seed in the playoffs. The Hawks eliminated the Knicks from contention last Saturday with a win over the Miami Heat. However, the Knicks have no one to blame for this nightmare...
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Raptors player jabs Knicks owner for nixing Lowry trade

James Dolan may have saved the Raptors season If you told anyone at the beginning of the NBA season that the Toronto Raptors would win the Atlantic division, you would have been called nuts. Well six months later, the Raptors secured the division and have landed home court advantage for the first round of the playoffs. However, this might have never happened had New York Knicks...
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Lamar Odom: The Face of the 2014-15 New York Knicks

With just hours left of their season remaining, the Knicks signed Lamar Odom for the “rest” of the year. Such a deal also included a team-option for the forward to remain on board next season as well. Odom, who did not appear in an NBA game all of this past season, made a pro-rated amount of $8,500 for figuratively donning orange and blue for the rest of the day. By signing the...
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Melo wants Phil Jackson to bring in another superstar

Carmelo Anthony was frustrated with the way the New York Knicks’ season went and called the 37-45 record that resulted in the team missing the playoffs a “failure.” He has the opportunity to become a free agent this summer and wants to return to the Knicks, but he also wants to win. Before committing to […]
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Carmelo Anthony publicly supports Mike Woodson, calls him a ‘father figure’

In a somewhat surprising turn of events, Carmelo Anthony, seemingly in a state in denial over how the Knicks missed the postseason, came out and publicly supported embattled head coach Mike Woodson during comments made on Thursday. “Mike Woodson has become a guy I can talk to, almost a father figure, a friend, a guy […] The post Carmelo Anthony publicly supports Mike Woodson...
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Report: Steve Kerr ‘absolutely expects’ offer to coach Knicks

Mike Woodson is still the New York Knicks coach.  But after a miserable season and with Phil Jackson now in charge, it seems unlikely that Woodson would be back next year. Steve Kerr, a former player and general manager-turned-broadcaster for TNT, believes he’s the right guy to lead the Knicks. From the New York Post:  According to a source close to the situation, Kerr “absolutely...
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Report: Steve Kerr would accept Knicks job if it were offered

George Willis of the New York Post is reporting that current TNT basketball analyst Steve Kerr is expecting an offer from the New York Knicks to become their next head coach and is prepared to accept the position. A source close to Kerr stated he expects to get the opportunity and is already working behind the scenes with Turner Sports in case an offer comes.  According to...
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Mike Woodson Awaits Firing Squad

Mike Woodson will be fired as Knicks head coach, it is only a matter of when.  Whether it is today, tomorrow, next week, the timing is only a formality. Former Knicks coach Larry Brown once said, “I am a dead man walking,” and while Mike Woodson’s career as Knicks coach is not yet dead, the firing squad is taking aim. Phil Jackson is the new sheriff in town and new sheriff’s...
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Knicks will pursue Pau Gasol in free agency

The New York Knicks brought in Phil Jackson down the stretch of last season, and he has already made it clear that he is targeting some of his favorite players from back in Los Angeles. Jackson signed forward Lamar Odom, and now is looking to sign Pau Gasol this coming offseason as well. It isn’t all that likely to happen, as Gasol would have to accept the Knicks’ taxpayer...
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Knicks Beat Raptors, End Disappointing Season on High Note

By Kenneth Teape Toronto Raptors vs. New York Knicks Post Game Recap In the last game of the season for each team, the New York Knicks were able to end the season on a high note, defeating the Toronto Raptors 95-92. It was a strong finish to a disappointing season for the Knicks, who won four straight to end the season, even though they had been eliminated from the playoffs prior...
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Knicks reportedly will pursue Pau Gasol in free agency

The New York Knicks are expected to target Pau Gasol during the NBA’s free agency period, according to Marc J. Spears from Yahoo! Sports. At this point, the Knicks only have their midlevel exception to offer, which is worth around $3.2 million. Pau Gasol recently said that he would take a pay cut to play for […]The post Knicks To Pursue Pau Gasol In Free Agency appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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NBA Rumors: Chicago Bulls position themselves for a Carmelo Anthony trade?

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has expressed an interest in the Chicago Bulls, and the Bulls would love to pair him with Derrick Rose. Based on their recent signings, the Bulls have positioned themselves to make a run for Anthony this summer.Image By Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsWhen the Bulls waived Erik Murphy, the Utah Jazz claimed him, removing his salary from...
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Carmelo's mixed message: 'I want to come back, but I also want to win'

Carmelo Anthony wore a red baseball cap with the letters "NY" on the front and talked about wanting to remain a Knick. But Anthony also sounded tormented about not being in the playoffs for the first time in his 11-year career He called it "embarrassing" and "a failure," and said he wants to play for a contender next season. That may not be in New...
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Knicks News: Lamar Odom signed for remainder of season

The New York Knicks signed Lamar Odom for the remainder of the season. This contract included the final game of the season, barely beating the deadline to make the 2013-2014 roster by 45 minutes. Phil Jackson played a huge part of bringing Lamar Odom in. This signing could be step one of implementing the triangle offense in New York. Odom flourished under the system in Los Angeles...
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Carmelo Anthony: ‘I want to come back, but I also want to win’

Carmelo Anthony reiterated Thursday that he wants to remain with the New York Knicks, but only if they are willing to build a championship-caliber team. “I want to come back. But I also want to win,” said Anthony, per Frank Isola of the New York Daily News. “Me wanting to be here, if we can put ourselves in position to at least compete at a high level over the course of...
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Knicks win the 2013-14 Championship Belt

Yes, the Knicks missed the Playoffs. Yes, their season was a complete mess and total disaster. Yes, there is nothing positive about their season. Except this. The New York Knicks won the 2013-14 Championship Belt. What is the Championship Belt? It is the simple idea, borrowed from professional wrestling and boxing, that to be the champ and take the belt, you have to beat the champ...
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