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Why the New York Knicks Will Draft Willie Cauley-Stein

So the New York Knicks can’t even tank right, but that doesn’t change how President Phil Jackson views basketball or his priorities in this year’s draft. If Jackson does what he says, the Knicks will be taking Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein with the fourth overall pick and they’ll be pretty happy about it.
Via Pro Bball Report
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Phil Jackson give himself a chance to succeed with Knicks?

There is more than one specific way to win in the NBA. The Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Golden State Warriors all have distinctive, unique styles. Despite those differences they all have something in common – they base the way they play around their talent. Houston puts James Harden in position to maximize his ability to attack the basket and...
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Should They Trade Pick Four?

(Source: Getty Images) By MIke Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The ew York Knicks were apparently angered by the results of the Draft Lottery, as although they have the fourth pick in a four player (franchise player) draft, they are very likely to miss on Karl-Anthony Towns, D’Angelo Russell and Jahlil Okafor, who many consider the three best players in this draft (as...
Via HoopStuff
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Why the fourth pick is a blessing, not a curse

D’Angelo Russell is one of the draft’s top guard prospects and could be in play for the Knicks This past February I wrote an article that addressed the question of whether the New York Knicks should target a big man or a point guard with their top pick in this year’s NBA Draft. Despite the two stellar big men who are at the top of this year’s draft board–Duke’s Jahlil...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Time for Knicks fans to freak: Isiah Thomas not ruling out a return to the NBA

Uh oh. It's happening again.It feels like every post about Isiah Thomas these days has to have that intro—because it's happening again. And because...well, uh oh.Thomas isn't exactly the most popular man in America, as evidenced to the public vitriol he and Madison Square Garden ownership have received ever since Thomas was named president of the New York Liberty just a few weeks...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony makes an appearance at Liberty practice

Carmelo Anthony is spending the summer rehabbing from knee injury. In the meantime, he's visiting WNBA practices, specifically the Liberty's.The New York Daily News reported Anthony made a pit stop at the other MSG basketball team's practice this week:Thomas' recent hire has stirred up plenty of controversy. Don't expect that to go away any time soon. As for Melo, he can just sit...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Isiah Thomas doesn't reject idea of eventual return to NBA

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) Isiah Thomas said he hasn't spoken with New York Knicks President Phil Jackson since joining the Liberty as a consultant in February. Thomas didn't reject the notion that someday he could return to the NBA. The new president of the New York Liberty was introduced Thursday after being rehired by Madison Square Garden Chairman James Dolan. ''Because of the perception...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Isiah Thomas won't rule out eventual return to NBA

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Isiah Thomas says he hasn't spoken with New York Knicks President Phil Jackson since joining the Liberty as a consultant in February. Thomas didn't reject the notion that someday he could return to the NBA. The new president of the Liberty was introduced Thursday after being rehired by Madison Square Garden Chairman James Dolan. Thomas added, ''you never know...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Isiah Thomas wants people to keep open mind about his WNBA job

  Isiah Thomas knew there would be questions when it was announced two weeks ago that he would be the new president of the New York Liberty. Thomas hopes that people will just keep an open mind. ''We were concerned, and we talked about it,'' he said in a news conference Thursday at the WNBA team's training camp. ''At the end of the day you can only live your truth.'' Thomas had...
Via AP on Fox
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Isiah Thomas wants people to keep open mind about new job

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) Isiah Thomas knew there would be questions when it was announced two weeks ago that he would be the new president of the New York Liberty. Thomas hopes that people will just keep an open mind. Thomas had an unsuccessful stint as a coach and president of the New York Knicks. After being fired as coach, he remained with the team in an unspecified role, even after...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony receives All-NBA vote

The Knicks had a dreadful season across the board. 17 wins, loads of injuries, some bad trades: It was depressing for fans across the board. But there is some good news: There are still those who think Carmelo Anthony had one of the 15 best seasons in the NBA this year, even though he played a mere 40 games. From Bleacher Report's Sean Highkin: Maxwell is, of course, a former player...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Lottery: Everyone Calm Down

The New York Knicks will have the 4th pick in this year’s NBA draft, despite having the second best odds to secure the top pick (19.9 percent). Instead, Minnesota, the Lakers, and Philadelphia will make the first three selections. Immediately after Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum revealed the Knicks logo fourth to last, Knicks fans and [&hellip The post NBA Draft Lottery: Everyone...
Via No Coast Bias
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Post-Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the Knicks Select?

KNICKS LOTTERY SPOT NUMBER FOUR Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects to join Carmelo Anthony, Langston Galloway, and Jose Calderon as the newest member of the New York Knicks. NBA Mock...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks GM: Team open to trading first-round pick

The Knicks went into Tuesday night's lottery with a chance at earning the first-overall pick. Owning the second-best chance at that heading into the evening, the organization and fan base became disappointed quickly. New York slipped into the fourth overall pick, meaning it probably won't end up with Jahlil Okafor or Karl-Anthony Towns, two of the top prospects in this draft and...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Knicks picking fourth is a blessing in disguise

The Knicks were excited about their prospects at the first overall pick—until Tuesday night. The Knicks thought they had a shot at getting the No. 1 selection when they had the second-best odds at it, but ended up picking fourth in the draft, which will happen on June 25th. But it's not all bad for the Knicks. Actually, going fourth might be a blessing in disguise, according to...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What the fourth pick means for the New York Knicks

The overwhelming grunt of frustration was heard loud and clear when it was announced that the New York Knicks dropped down to the fourth pick in the NBA draft. Even General Manager Steve Mills wasn’t able to keep his poker face, sinking his chin into his chest as a sign of disappointment. But, in a deep draft class, the Knicks will have its choice of quality players on the board...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Five prospects the New York Knicks might draft with the No. 4 pick

The Knicks had the second-best odds at the first overall pick going into Tuesday night's lottery. Potentially garnering the No. 1 selection was something that had been talked about in New York for over a month. But it didn't work out. By the end of Tuesday evening, we had learned that New York would select fourth come June 25th's draft, leading to a bunch of immediate rumors about...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Knicks are Displeased with Receiving the Number Four Overall Pick

President of the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson, speaks at a press conference before the game against the Charlotte Hornets. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) After a dreadful season going 17-65, the Knicks received more bad news on Tuesday night when they received the fourth overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft. The Knicks had the second best chance of receiving the number one...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves, Lakers, Sixers win big in NBA Draft lottery

It wasn’t a terrific night for the New York Knicks. The NBA’s saddest big-market franchise lost 65 games last season, and the light at...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: who to take at #4 in NBA Draft

Justise Winslow Not even the spirit of former New York Knicks great Dave DeBusschere, who helped the Knicks draft Patrick Ewing over thirty years ago (and who’s ring current Knicks general manager Steve Mills wore Tuesday night as a good luck charm), could bring the team luck Tuesday night, as they did not secure the number-one or number-two pick in this year’s draft. To add...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Todd Gurley Isn’t Happy With The Knicks’ Result In Tonight’s NBA Draft Lottery

The NBA held its annual lottery tonight to determine the top 14 selections in next month’s draft. The New York Knicks suffered through a 17-65 regular season, the worst mark in franchise history, and entered the lottery with the second-highest odds of landing the No. 1 overall pick. Unfortunately, the Knicks stood the best chance of receiving the No.4 pick, and that’s exactly...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Expected To Make No. 4 Pick 'Very Available'

With the New York Knicks sliding down from No. 2 to No. 4, their pick is expected to be "very available" in potential trade discussions. The Knicks were hoping, like most teams in the lottery, for a top-2 pick to draft either Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor. With the Knicks still built around Carmelo Anthony and not owning their first round pick in 2016, they aren't interested...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

David Stern, Carmelo Anthony invest in same fantasy eSports startup

You may not have heard of AlphaDraft, but some important people have. Those people include former NBA commissioner David Stern and current Knicks star Carmelo Anthony. Both of whom recently invested in the startup AlphaDraft. Here is a nice summation from GeekWire.com:If you're actually learning how to play (because, let's be honest, it does seem pretty fun), here's a video AlphaDraft...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Mudiay: Playing for the Knicks would be a 'blessing'

All the draft prospects are saying the right things. Karl-Anthony Towns just spoke about how much he would love to play for the Knicks. Now, we have Emmanuel Mudiay saying the same thing.From ESPN's Ian Begley:Mudiay is projected to be a top-five pick in June's draft. He spent this past season playing in China after foregoing what would have been his freshman year at SMU. The Knicks...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony is afraid of cats; that's right, cats

Let's talk weird. On one hand, we have Carmelo Anthony. On the other, we have cats. Now, just make sure you keep those hands apart.Why, you ask? Because Carmelo Anthony, the man who makes a living as one of the most physically able and spry human beings on the planet, is afraid of cats. Not lions or tigers or cheetahs. Just your plan, old, run-of-the-mill cat.From Dan Devine at...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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