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New York Knicks Recall Cleanthony Early from D-League for Sunday’s Game Vs. Lakers
February 1st, 2015 at 11:43 AM
Just a few days ago, the New York Knicks demoted often-injured rookie Cleanthony Early to the D-League Westchester Knicks in order to give him more reps and playing time that he normally wouldn't see right now at the professional level. ***PHOTO1*** On Sunday, the Knicks announced that they would be recalling Early...

Knicks’ Jason Smith Attributes Recent Stronger Play from Daughter Sleeping Through Night
January 31st, 2015 at 4:46 PM
Back in October, New York Knicks forward Jason Smith and his wife Kristy welcome a new baby girl into the world, Ella. He was overjoyed to enter fatherhood, although the one thing he wasn't prepared for was the late-night schedule that goes with a newborn. ***PHOTO1*** As a lot of first-time parents...

New York Knicks Sign Lance Thomas for Remainder of 2014-2015 Season
January 31st, 2015 at 10:47 AM
Langston Galloway was signed for the rest of the season (and next year as well.) Lou Amundson was also signed for the remainder of the season, which left just Lance Thomas as the rest of their 10-day contract guys who the Knicks needed to make a decision on. ***PHOTO1*** On Saturday, the...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Wouldn’t Work Together
January 31st, 2015 at 10:40 AM
Remember when Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Love were playing pickup games in the off-season and speculation that they would join forces started to swirl? As it turns out, Love was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Anthony and Bryant remained in New York and Los Angeles respectively. However,...

New York Knicks’ Cleanthony Early Joins D-League’s Westchester Knicks
January 30th, 2015 at 6:17 PM
The rest of this season for the New York Knicks is all about developing their younger players and teaching the players who will be here next season how to play in the triangle offense. With development in mind the Knicks made a roster change today. They didn't sign a free...

NBA Hot Stove: Thunder’s Kevin Durant Interested in Knicks for 2016 Free Agency
January 29th, 2015 at 3:26 PM
Ever since the New York Knicks hired Derek Fisher as their head coach and Brian Keefe as one of their assistant coaches, the speculation on Kevin Durant possibly joining the Knicks when he's a free agent in the summer of 2016 has been ongoing. ***PHOTO1*** Durant, the league's current NBA MVP and...

New York Knicks Interested in Power Forward JaMychal Green
January 27th, 2015 at 7:22 PM
JaMychal Green was a NBA D-League stand out who got the chance to play with the San Antonio Spurs. However, after playing through a 10-day contract he and the Spurs decided to part ways. That makes Green a free agent, one the New York Knicks are interested in. ***PHOTO1*** JaMychal Green is...

New York Knicks Need to Tank for the Trio
January 26th, 2015 at 8:40 PM
There has been lots of talk about the New York Knicks tanking. Fans want them to have the worst record so they can have the best chance at landing the number one overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. However, their focus shouldn't just be on landing Duke big man...

Orlando Magic’ Tobias Harris Eyeing New York Knicks
January 23rd, 2015 at 2:51 PM
Take a second and think about where you've previously read about the connection between Tobias Harris and the New York Knicks. That's right, once again Knicks 101 was ahead of the curve. Now that other media outlets have caught up it's being reported that the Orlando Magic forward is interested...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Rips ‘Tanking’; Bad Mindset for Players to Have
January 22nd, 2015 at 11:55 AM
Some think that the New York Knicks should be in an all-blown tanking mode for the rest of the 2014-2015 season, especially since they're on the verge of having another sub-.500 season. ***PHOTO1*** The likely prize in the NBA Draft is Jahlil Okafor out of Duke; someone the Knicks could use and...

How Does New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony’s Leadership Compare with Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James?
January 21st, 2015 at 3:34 PM
There's been a lot said about Carmelo Anthony over the years. He shoots too much, he's a ball hog, he doesn't play defense, he isn't a winner. Sound familiar? Another part of his criticism is his leadership. So how does his close friend and former teammate J.R. Smith think his...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Buying Hot 97
January 20th, 2015 at 7:31 PM
Carmelo Anthony's wife LaLa is the one known for her connection to the music business. After all, most originally put their eyes on the beauty when she worked for MTv. However, it's Carmelo who is delving into the music business now. He and a group are in talks to buy...

Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo Believes New York Knicks Could Use Brother
January 20th, 2015 at 5:29 PM
At this point, the New York Knicks should be thinking about playing and developing their youth. However, they've chosen not to call Thanasis Antetokounmpo up from the Westchester Knicks as of yet. His brother, Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis, believes Thanasis is ready to play on the NBA level and could help...

New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers Biggest Competitors for Greg Monroe
January 15th, 2015 at 9:40 PM
Greg Monroe is going to be one of the top targets Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks look to sign in the off-season. If they can land Marc Gasol that would be ideal but after him Monroe is the next top center on the market. However, there will be...

Could New York Knicks Re-Sign Amare Stoudemire?
January 14th, 2015 at 4:08 PM
The possibility of Amare Stoudemire continuing his career with the New York Knicks beyond his current contract is not a new concept for Knicks 101. After all, this isn't the first time the topic has been broached here. With the team not looking to trade him and the front office...

NBA Rumors: New York Knicks Considering Buying Out Amar’e Stoudemire’s Contract
January 14th, 2015 at 12:56 PM
Earlier in the week, we had reported that the New York Knicks were not going to consider trading Amar'e Stoudemire despite the fact that they had already dealt Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith, had waived Samuel Dalembert and are trying to trade Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani. ***PHOTO1*** However, the Knicks are...

NBA Trade Rumors: Knicks Aren’t Looking to Trade Amar’e Stoudemire; Could Look to Re-Sign After Season
January 12th, 2015 at 2:52 PM
While the New York Knicks are simply blowing up their team and trading off players and parts to shed salary cap for the 2015-2016 offseason, it looks like they might keep at least one of their more expensive players on the team. ***PHOTO1*** Ian Begley and Marc Stein of ESPN New York...

NBA Trade Rumors: Knicks Looking to Actively Trade Jose Calderon, Andrea Bargnani
January 12th, 2015 at 1:52 PM
Last week, it has been reported that the New York Knicks might have had a deal in place to move Jose Calderon to the Orlando Magic, but thus far, that deal has yet to happen. ***PHOTO1*** With the team having off until Thursday, as they will travel to London to play the...

Will New York Knicks Lose Out on Greg Monroe to Detroit Pistons?
January 8th, 2015 at 11:07 PM
It's no secret that Greg Monroe didn't want to return to the Detroit Pistons this season. In fact, he was willing to sign a one-year deal to have the chance to pick where he'd be playing next season. However, with the Pistons under new management and heading in a new...

NBA Trade Rumors: Knicks Discussing Deal to Send Jose Calderon, Quincy Acy to Orlando Magic
January 8th, 2015 at 3:27 PM
It's not a shock that less than 48 hours after it was reported that the New York Knicks were working to trade starting point guard Jose Calderon to clear even more cap room. ***PHOTO1*** So it comes as no surprise that there is talk around the league right now that the Knicks...