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New York Knicks Owner James Dolan’s Band Plays on TV; Segment Gets Awkward
September 17th, 2014 at 1:39 PM
On Wednesday morning, New York Knicks owner James Dolan went on the Good Day New York show to play a couple of songs with his Jazz/Blues band, JD and the Straight Shot. ***PHOTO1*** Dolan's one song that he and the crew of the show on FOX sang about was made for New...

New York Knicks’ Owner James Dolan’s Band Opening for Eagles
September 14th, 2014 at 3:41 PM
Friday, Joe Walsh of the Eagles did all New Yorkers a favor and poured a bucket of ice cold water over the head of New York Knicks' owner James Dolan. There's a reason why Walsh was given the honors. Dolan's band will open for the Eagles when they come to...

New York Knicks’ Owner James Dolan’s Ice Bucket Challenge
September 13th, 2014 at 3:41 PM
Incase you've been living under a rock, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the world by storm and raised an enormous amount of money for the charity. Everyone from kids, to adults, to celebrities and more have accepted their challenge and named friends and family to follow in their...

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...

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...

Former New York Knicks’ Forward Shawne Williams Signs with Miami Heat
August 24th, 2014 at 1:12 PM
The Miami Heat gave Michael Beasley a second chance last offseason. They signed the former number two selection to a veteran’s minimum contract. However, it appears Pat Riley and the Heat are done with Beasley. While there's still a chance Miami re-signs him, all signs point towards Beasley playing elsewhere...

New York Knicks’ Thanasis Antetokounmpo Signs with Westchester Knicks
August 21st, 2014 at 6:59 PM
There's been a lot of speculation on the future of New York Knicks second round pick Thanasis Antetokounmpo. Some had him making the Knicks roster. Other's had him joining a team overseas. Some had him accepting the Knicks offer and becoming a free agent because of the Knicks lack of...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Buys Manhattan Apartment
August 20th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
There's been a lot of talk about Phil Jackson spending most of his time on the west coast despite re-building the New York Knicks as an organization. However, his time may be split between coasts more than most think. Jackson bought an apartment in Manhattan for nearly $5 million. ***PHOTO1*** Work may...

New York Knicks Add Former Lakers Assistant Jim Cleamons to Coaching Staff
August 19th, 2014 at 5:41 PM
With all the additions to Derek Fisher's coaching staff this may be the biggest one. For a first-time head coach, Fisher's staff has come together in strong fashion. He not only added veterans who know the triangle offense backwards and forwards, he's also brought in some young up-and-coming coaches who...

New York Knicks Mad Toure Murry Signed with Utah Jazz
August 15th, 2014 at 2:30 AM
Toure Murry was the New York Knicks find. They found him, cultivated him, gave him his shot and now they wanted him back to watch him grow on the NBA level. Unfortunately, they have too many guards as it is. As a result, the Knicks has to watch Murry sign...

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...

New York Knicks Re-sign Player Personnel Director Mark Warkentien
August 10th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
Mark Warkentien was hired by former New York Knicks' president Donnie Walsh. He was brought in from the Denver Nuggets organization. When Phil Jackson joined the organization many believed Warkentien's days in New York were numbered. However, Jackson re-signed Warkentien to a new contract. ***PHOTO1*** Phil Jackson's arrival New York Knicks president was thought to...

Former New York Knicks’ Star Earl Monroe Believes in Franchise Direction Under Phil Jackson
August 8th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Earl Monroe was a monster during his playing days in the NBA. He knows what it takes to win. He also knows that Phil Jackson knows what it takes as well. Monroe believes the roster Jackson has constructed is heading in the right direction. ***PHOTO1*** Despite missing the playoffs last season, Earl...

New York Knicks Leaving Second Round Pick Thanasis Antetokounmpo Unsigned
August 8th, 2014 at 7:36 PM
Thanasis Antetokounmpo is a second round pick of the New York Knicks. Many were excited when the Knicks took him, partially because of his brother's success in the NBA and because of Thanasis' performance in the NBA D-League. However, all along the Knicks have said they intended on stashing him in Europe...

New York Knicks Sign Rookie Cleanthony Early
August 7th, 2014 at 6:55 PM
When the New York Knicks selected Cleanthony Early with the 34th pick of the 2014 NBA Draft most called him a steal. However, the team still had to sign him. They did, and now we're starting to understand the details of the deal and his likely role with the team. ***PHOTO1*** Did the...

New York Knicks, Sacramento Kings Complete Four Player Trade
August 6th, 2014 at 10:55 PM
Since hired, Phil Jackson has made one good move after another. Today he completed another trade. Some will love this move because they'll watch YouTube and see some highlights. However, in Knicks 101's opinion, this was a move better off not being made. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Knicks today said goodbye to veteran...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Believes New CBA Hurts Team Continuity
August 6th, 2014 at 3:31 PM
Most of the time when a cap-strapped organization like the New York Knicks have been for seemingly ever complains about being able to build a team and the system the league works under you can take it with a grain of salt. However, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson may...

Could New York Knicks Add Gary Payton to the Coaching Staff?
August 5th, 2014 at 5:38 PM
When you think about former players who translate to successful coaches most people name point guards. Is there anyone who doubts Gary Payton would make a good coach? He's a Hall of Famer, one filled with basketball knowledge, who is respected and well spoken. With his interested peaked, could Phil Jackson give...

New York Knicks Trading One of Their Guards?
July 20th, 2014 at 10:28 PM
The New York Knicks are starting to finalize their roster but at it stands right now they have a need for a backup small forward and seven guards. As a result, the Knicks and Phil Jackson are actively looking to trade one of their guards. Who will it be? ***PHOTO1*** The New...