Knicks ‘looking strongly’ at Willie Cauley-Stein with 4th pick

Kim Klement-USA TODAY SportsThe New York Knicks currently hold the fourth overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, and are excited about the prospects that are available for them to choose from. Phil Jackson knows that he cannot afford to miss with this pick, and he is looking into quite a few different prospects. According to a report from Chad Ford of ESPN, the Knicks are strongly considering...
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Jared Dudley: 'Melo is most overrated player in NBA

Jared Dudley said what many people probably already feel about Carmelo Anthony: he is one of the most overrated players in the NBA. Dudley, a forward with the Bucks, was doing interviews with ESPN on Wednesday and talked shop with Colin Cowherd. Cowherd set him up by asking who the most overrated player in the...Read More
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Knicks have their options with the fourth pick

Stop freaking out, Knicks fans. Everything is going to be OK.Yes, the Knicks should have had a higher draft pick. Should. And yes, the Knicks were the only team in the lottery to fall to a lower selection, but that doesn't mean New York's future is all-of-a-sudden ruined.The Knicks have their choices at fourth, as explained by general manager Steve Mills. Here's what Mills had to...
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How Emmanuel Mudiay would fit into the Knicks roster

The Knicks were disappointed when they fell to fourth in June's upcoming draft, but it might not be the worst thing in the world that they were the only team in the lottery to drop from their anticipated spot. In reality, the Knicks still have a shot at a very good player, a potential future All-Star. They just need everything to go right.The guy who many anticipate them taking is...
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Knicks Considering Willie Cauley-Stein At No. 4

The New York Knicks own the fourth overall pick and are largely dependent on what happens ahead of them, but they could still pick between several players. The Knicks are looking strongly at Willie Cauley-Stein, according to two different sources. The Knicks realize they need to improve defensively, which is why Cauley-Stein and Justise Winslow could be options.
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Will Carmelo Anthony Ever Win An NBA Title?

LeBron James is heading back to the Finals, his 5th straight appearance, and it’s hard to believe he entered the league a dozen years ago. The 2003 NBA draft is considered one of the best in the history of the league. Several future Hall of Famers were taken, and helped usher in a new era in the NBA. Out of the top five picks, Darko Milicic is the the odd man out since he never...
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Baron Davis Will Be In The Entourage Movie

Hate it or love it. The Entourage movie drops next week and former Knicks guard Baron Davis will make a cameo in the film acting alongside silver screen pro Gary Busey. BTW, dope UNDRCRWN t-shirt Boom. The post Baron Davis Will Be In The Entourage Movie appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Steve Kerr made the right choice picking the Warriors

Remember when Steve Kerr was going to become the coach of the Knicks? I'm betting he does.Kerr was sitting on an offer from Knicks president Phil Jackson last summer before eventually taking the job with the Warriors. Now, after winning 67 games, Kerr's Warriors lead the Rockets 3-1 in the Western Conference Finals, one win away from the NBA Finals.The Knicks won 50—yes, 50—fewer...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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...
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7 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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