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New York Knicks Sign Jordan Vandenberg
October 24th, 2014 at 12:07 AM
In just a few days the New York Knicks and the rest of the NBA will need to trim their rosters down to 15 players. So why sign Jordan Vandenberg knowing he'll be let go so quickly? D-League rules have dictated this is the right move if Phil Jackson and...

Shaquille O’Neal Claims New York Knicks Cant Win Without Second Superstar
October 19th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
Former NBA great Shaquille O'Neal knows all about playing in Phil Jackson's triangle offense and what it takes to succeed in it. He believes a team looking to win an NBA Finals with the triangle offense needs to have two superstars. ***PHOTO1*** Phil Jackson is one of the greatest basketball coaches of...

Los Angeles Lakers not Good Enough for New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
October 16th, 2014 at 9:27 PM
Carmelo Anthony and where he'd sign this past free agency period was one of the biggest stories of the NBA off-season. Where he'd eventually end up was a matter of opinion that varied greatly and few agreed on. Some named the Houston Rockets. Some said he'd sign with the Chicago...

New York Knicks Sign Veteran Big Man Didier Mbenga
October 9th, 2014 at 4:20 AM
Phil Jackson has done it again. He's brought in another one of his former players to suit up for the New York Knicks. Nope, not Lamar Odom. Nope, not Metta World Peace. Nope, not Shannon Brown. None two-time world champion big man Didier Mbenga. ***PHOTO1*** Who? Didier Mbenga. Who hasn't heard of...

New York Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire to Remain with Team Beyond Current Contract?
October 8th, 2014 at 8:24 PM
Some credit Amare Stoudemire with ushering in a new age of New York Knicks basketball. Those fans will claim Carmelo Anthony would not be here if Stoudemire wasn't on the roster when he forced the Denver Nuggets into a trade. Others, however, will claim he's been nothing but a drain...

Knicks’ Derek Fisher Won’t Announce Starting Lineup in Preseason Opener Vs. Boston Celtics
October 7th, 2014 at 5:15 PM
In less than 24 hours, the New York Knicks will finally play their first basketball game of the 2014-2015 season as they will play a preseason game against the Boston Celtics in Hartford as opposed to playing at the TD Garden in Boston. ***PHOTO1*** Knicks head coach Derek Fisher was asked if...

New York Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire Feeling Like He’s Back to Dominant Self Again
October 7th, 2014 at 3:53 PM
When Amar'e Stoudemire came to the New York Knicks in the summer of 2010, he looked like the All Star that dominated while he was on the Phoenix Suns and why the Knicks shelled out $100 million to get him. ***PHOTO1*** Injuries though, have hampered him over the last couple of seasons...

Carmelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire Loving New York Knicks Offense Heading into New Season
October 6th, 2014 at 11:27 AM
When Amar'e Stoudemire is in the New York Knicks lineup, and healthy, they are a better team. And when Carmelo Anthony is playing at small forward and not power forward, the Knicks are clearly a better team. ***PHOTO1*** Late in the 2013-2014 season, the Knicks found this out in their final 20...

Former New York Knicks’ Center Tyson Chandler Better Now than in First Dallas Mavericks Stint?
October 4th, 2014 at 11:48 PM
His first time with the Dallas Mavericks, Tyson Chandler was the defensive anchor of the team and helped win the franchise an NBA championship. However, despite his evident regression during his time with the New York Knicks he's now claiming that he's a better player than he was during his...

Who is New York Knicks’ Louis Labeyrie?
October 4th, 2014 at 10:15 PM
Many people have discussed how good of a draft pick Cleanthony Early was for the New York Knicks and the potential Thanasis Antetokounmpo has as a defender. However, no one is talking about the third player acquired by the Knicks in the 2014 NBA Draft. Who is Louis Labeyrie? ***PHOTO1*** Late in...

Amar’e Stoudemire Restricted in New York Knicks’ Defense-Only Practice on Tuesday
September 30th, 2014 at 4:38 PM
With a month to go until the start of the 2014-2015 NBA regular season, Derek Fisher had his team ready and practicing at West Point, but they were practicing defense only in their first of two practices on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** With the first of two practices, Derek Fisher kept Amar'e Stoudemire restricted...

Kurt Thomas Discusses New York Knicks Leadership Void
September 23rd, 2014 at 8:02 PM
Former New York Knicks' big man Kurt Thomas hasn't officially retired but he's remained silent since playing his last NBA game on March 18, 2013, against the Utah Jazz. He says the absence of veteran leaders caused irreparably damaged the Knicks last season. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Knicks went from 54 wins...

Dallas Mavericks’ Tyson Chandler Angry at Knicks’ Phil Jackson Over Comments on Character Issues
September 22nd, 2014 at 12:03 PM
Back in June, one of the first major roster shakeups New York Knicks president Phil Jackson completed was the trade of Tyson Chandler. ***PHOTO1*** Chandler, who was signed as a free agent following the 2011 NBA Finals, was dealt back to the Dallas Mavericks along with Raymond Felton in exchange for Jose...

Former New York Knicks’ Center Jerome Jordan Signs with Brooklyn Nets
September 11th, 2014 at 10:06 PM
Jerome Jordan is a 7'0", 253 pound center from Kingston, Jamaica. The big man was drafted and then traded to the New York Knicks but has spent most of his professional career overseas and in the NBA D-League. Now he's signed a contract to join the training camp of the...

Sacramento Kings Release Former New York Knicks’ Jeremy Tyler
September 7th, 2014 at 9:15 PM
When the New York Knicks acquired Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw from the Sacramento Kings this off-season, Wayne Ellington and Jeremy Tyler were relocated to the west coast. The Kings completed the dump move following the release of Wayne Ellington by waiving Tyler as well. ***PHOTO1*** In the end, the Sacramento Kings...

Could New York Knicks Acquire Luis Scola from Indiana Pacers?
September 3rd, 2014 at 9:28 PM
When the Indiana Pacers bolstered their front-line by acquiring Luis Scola from the Phoenix Suns it was thought of as a great transaction. The Pacers sent forward Gerald Green, center Miles Plumlee and a lottery-protected first-round draft pick to the Suns and received the Argentine big man as a backup...

New York Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire ‘Looks Really Good’, Looks Slimmer, Moving Better than Ever
September 2nd, 2014 at 4:55 PM
Getting into the best, possible physical playing condition seems to be a common theme for the players of the New York Knicks this offseason. ***PHOTO1*** Carmelo Anthony is down about 15 pounds and looks to be in the best shape of his career, J.R. Smith has been seen in the gym and...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: David Andersen
August 30th, 2014 at 6:02 PM
At this point most NBA rosters are fairly set. However, they all have one or two roster spots they could switch players in and out of if it improves the team. One player who remains unsigned and could make a significant addition to a roster is veteran David Andersen. ***PHOTO1*** The New...

NBA Trade Rumors: Philadelphia 76ers Looking to Trade for Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire Again
August 21st, 2014 at 2:08 PM
Last month while the New York Knicks were in the middle of their major roster overhaul; part of which sent Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton along with their contracts to the Dallas Mavericks, there was talk of another deal possibly heating up. ***PHOTO1*** There were rumblings of a deal centering around the...

Should Greg Monroe Be New York Knicks Number One 2015 Free Agent Target?
August 12th, 2014 at 8:04 PM
For the last few years many New York Knicks fans have looked past the teams performances with an eye on the 2015 free agent class. The Knicks are expected to have plenty of roster space and cap room next off-season. However, with many of the projected free agents re-signing with...