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New York Knicks Looking to Re-Acquire Kostas Papanikolaou from Portland Trail Blazers
June 27th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The New York Knicks drafted Kostas Papanikolaou with the 48th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. He was expected to join the team this coming season but was instead included in the Portland Trail Blazers deal to land Raymond Felton and Kurt Thomas. However, with Papanikolaou not being a part of Portland's plans, the Blazers are...

New York Knicks Best Chance to Keep J.R. Smith is His Brother Chris
May 20th, 2013 at 8:26 PM
Despite a horrid end to the season for J.R. Smith and the New York Knicks it seems that J.R. has found a home in Madison Square Garden. He's known for being a wild-card and an inconsistent player, but he's also known for being a difference maker when he's on his game....

The New York Knicks Select Kostas Papanikolaou from Greece
June 29th, 2012 at 10:00 PM
The NBA Draft is an exciting night for fans. It's the night where fans get to watch and hope and think of the possibilities of the future for their favorite teams. It's a night where some fans walk away excited and others walk away disappointed, mad and confused. Thursday, it...

New York Knicks 2012 NBA Draft Preview
June 28th, 2012 at 11:00 AM
Tonight the 2012 NBA Draft takes place at seven in the evening. It will be aired on ESPN. Unfortunately for the New York Knicks they don't own a first round draft pick after sending it to the Houston Rockets in the Tracy McGrady trade. What they do own is the a...

Can the New York Knicks Trade/Acquire More Picks for the 2012 NBA Draft?
June 10th, 2012 at 8:00 AM
For the New York Knicks, this is a huge off-season that will go a long way to say how much success the franchise has in the future. June 13, when the NBA's decision on if waiver claimed players retain their Early Bird Rights will go a long way to deciding...

Do the New York Knicks and Iona Point Guard Scott Machado Need Each Other?
June 6th, 2012 at 8:53 AM
It's no secret that the point guard position is a weakness on the New York Knicks roster. More likely than not, Jeremy Lin will remain with the Knicks but he's still a very raw and under experienced player. Behind him are a group of beyond their prime players and young...

Could Duke Blue Devil Austin Rivers Be the Next Point Guard of the New York Knicks?
March 29th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
Austin Rivers has obvious ties to the NBA and the New York Knicks with his father being none other than Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers.  Austin rose to stardom partially because of his last name but also because of his dominant play under coach Mike Kryzewski as a member of...

New York Knicks Internet News Round Up
December 1st, 2011 at 12:30 PM
Now that the NBA lockout is over and the new CBA is nearly agreed upon it's time for teams to worry about constructing their rosters and getting ready for the shortened 2011 NBA season.  Although no offers can be made and no free agents can be signed until December 9...

The One Very, Very Small Positive in a Canceled NBA Season
November 15th, 2011 at 10:09 AM
As we move closer and closer to a "nuclear winter", as David Stern stated, there could be a small positive for the New York Knicks: getting their 2012 first round pick back. The 2012 pick was traded to the Houston Rockets as part of the trade for Tracy McGrady, in...

New York Knicks’ Center Jerome Jordan Signs Overseas
July 26th, 2011 at 8:18 PM
The New York Post reports that New York Knicks center Jerome Jordan has signed in Slovenia to play during the lockout. His contract includes an opt out clause, in case the lockout ends in time for an NBA season to occur. The out clause will allow the 7-foot Jordan the option...

Reports: New York Knicks Purchase Hornets 45th Pick Josh Harrelson
June 23rd, 2011 at 11:17 PM
Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Knicks have purchased the Hornets 45th pick and selected Kentucky center Josh Harrelson. More information as it becomes available.

New York Knicks’ add Iman Shumpert with the 17th Pick in the 2011 NBA Draft
June 23rd, 2011 at 9:14 PM
The New York Knicks have selected Iman Shumpert, guard, from Georgia Tech with the 17th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.  Keep it here for more news to follow!

Make Your Picks: Knicks 101 Writers Make Their Draft Picks for the New York Knicks
June 22nd, 2011 at 9:59 PM
With the 2011 NBA Draft happening tommorow, below are the top three picks each writer here at Knicks 101 would pick if he they were running the New York Knicks draft. Tim Stamoutsos 1. Jimmer Fredette, G BYU 2. Klay Thompson, G/F Washington State 3. Iman Shumpert,  G Georgia Tech Why The Picks? All three...

New York Knicks Eyeing Omri Casspi?
June 20th, 2011 at 11:25 PM
As Probasketballdraft.com reports via twitter, the New York Knicks could be making a play for Sacramento Kings small forward Omri Casspi: The Knicks are making a play for Omri Casspi. Knicks brass believes Toney Douglas and $3M can get it done. Not really sure where Casspi fits, as he would have to...

New York Knicks to Hold Second Workout For Draft Prospects
June 20th, 2011 at 11:52 AM
The New York Knicks will be bringing in several players for a second look today.  The players include: Kansas Point Guard Josh Selby, USC center Nikola Vucevic, Michigan Point Guard Darius Morris, Providence Shooting Guard Marshon Brooks and Center Jeremy Tyler, who played for Japan last year.  All these players...

New York Knicks Draft Watch: Nikola Vucevic
June 18th, 2011 at 3:58 PM
One of the main weaknesses on the New York Knicks roster is the lack of a big man to play next to superstar Amare Stoudemire.  In the 2011 NBA draft there are lots of tweeners, traditional power forwards and traditional centers.  USC junior Nikola Vucevic is anything but traditional.  He...

New York Knicks Trying to Move Up in Draft?
June 18th, 2011 at 12:49 PM
Newsdays' Alan Hahn is reporting that the New York Knicks are being very aggressive in trying to move up in the draft.  Many people believe its too get up and draft Jimmer Fredette but others are saying it could be Bismack Biyombo.  In my opinion its very good news that...

New York Knicks Draft Watch: Chris Singleton
June 18th, 2011 at 12:49 AM
The rumors are rampant.  The prospects are working out for potential employers.  Beat writers are reporting whispers from teams inner circles.  As the 2011 NBA draft approaches the Knicks are beginning to focus on about 10 or so players they'd like to add to their roster.  Certainly they like some...

New York Knicks Draft Watch: Kenneth Faried
June 17th, 2011 at 3:08 PM
What are the New York Knicks biggest deficiencies?  They already have a top scoring offense but what they lack is a defensive presence and rebounding on both ends of the court.  When looking at prospects in the 2011 NBA draft those two skills are most famously displayed by Morehead State...

Bismack Biyombo to Work Out For New York Knicks?
June 16th, 2011 at 3:16 PM
As Chad Ford reports via Twitter, center Bismack Biyombo is lining up workouts with both the Knicks and Pistons: Bismack Backlash: In wake of shaky Euro workout, Biyombo now offering to work out for few teams in the US- Pistons & Knicks both got calls. One of the biggest questions about Biyombo...