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New York Knicks: Trading For Scola, Watson and Copeland

New York Knicks: Trading For Scola, Watson and Copeland By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… NY Gets: Luis Scola, Chris Copeland and C.J. Watson Boston Gets: Andrea Bargnani, 1st round pick (Indiana) and 2nd round pick (NY) Indiana Gets: Jeff Green and Shane Larkin Yes, this is hypothetical, but you try having your job writing about the NBA with zero going on in the...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mixtape Monday: Baron Davis

Don’t sleep on Baron Davis! Seen here in the midst of a memorable jam over Andrei Kirilenko in the 2007 NBA Playoffs, Davis has dropped hints at a potential comeback to the NBA. A crafty, Southern California-bred point guard with handles capable of embarrassing any given opponent, BD captivated NBA audiences throughout his fourteen-year career. Posting career averages of 16.1 points...
Via The League News
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Amare Stoudemire “looks really good” this off-season

http://sports-kings.com/nysportskings/amare-stoudemire-looks-really-good-season/ Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
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14 hours ago  |  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...
Via New York Sports-Kings
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Triangle Success Will Depend On Trust

When Greg Focker was vying for Byrnes family approval in the popular film “Meet The Parents,” he learned all about the Circle of Trust created by Jack Byrnes. For the New York Knicks to start turning things around, they’ll need to have something similar, just in a different shape — a Triangle of Trust, if […] New York Knicks: Triangle Success Will Depend On Trust - Hoops...
Via NBA Draft Blog
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Baron Davis Says He’s a Movie Producer Now (video)

Apparently Baron Davis is multi-talented, because the retired NBA player’s new claim to fame is as a movie producer. According to TMZ Sports, Davis was spotted in Los Angeles this weekend when he told them about his future career. Baron simply says he’s passionate about making “good movies…movies that people can enjoy and relate to.” Baron thinks he is a funny guy and because...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: What is the Knicks’ Biggest Weakness?

New York Knicks: What is the Knicks’ Biggest Weakness? By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… As one of the most storied franchises in American professional sports, the Knicks’ 2014 season was, to put it simply, a massive disappointment. The decimating coaching and injury issues destroyed the Knicks’ prospects for a successful season. So did their lack of defense. As the...
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SEE: Melo and Lala’s photo diary of South African safari

  Last month, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, wife Lala, son Kiyan, and his extended family vacationed in Cape Town, South Africa.  Their trip featured a lot of the usual tourist activities —  exploring the South African wildlife via a safari, visiting Boulder Island, and spending time at the home of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president.  Ok, so maybe...
Via All Sports Everything
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via NBA Draft Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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,...
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Sign Guard Shannon Brown to 1 year Deal

It looks like Shannon Brown will be taking his talents to South Beach. Well at least for a year anyway. Shannon’s agency Priority Sports, announced that the guard will be signing with the Miami Heat. Congrats to guard Shannon Brown on signing with the @MiamiHEAT! Best of luck with your new team! — Priority Sports (@PrioritySports) August 27, 2014 According to reports, Shannon...
Via Geeks and Cleats
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via NBA Draft Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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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6 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith He’s One Of The Best Shooters In The Game

JR Smith once again shares his views on himself.  It’s cool to share whatever you please on social media but just make sure that you follow through. JR Smith posted a photo on his Instagram and the caption read: They said I wouldn’t make it! I did! They said I wouldn’t stay! This is my 11th yr! They said you can’t shoot like that in the league! I’m on pace to be one of...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via New York Sports-Kings
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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