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Former New York Knicks’ Forward Al Harrington China Bound
August 10th, 2014 at 7:54 PM
Interestingly enough, many of the big name American players to take their talents to the Chinese Basketball Association were either New York Knicks before they went or upon their return. Stephon Marbury, Tracy McGrady, Wilson Chandler, J.R. Smith, Kenyon Martin and now Metta World Peace.....oops, The Pandas Friend. Well now...

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...

Former New York Knicks’ Forward Metta World Peace Changing His Name, Again
August 7th, 2014 at 7:32 PM
When the New York Knicks signed Metta World Peace many hoped he's change his name back to Ron Artest. He didn't, and the marriage between he and the Knicks ended early. However, now a member of the Chinese Basketball Association, World Peace intends to change his name yet again. ***PHOTO1*** As a...

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...

Former New York Knicks Forward Metta World Peace to Play in China
July 30th, 2014 at 7:57 PM
Before signing with the New York Knicks last off-season Metta World Peace was choosing between the Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers and playing in China with Yao Ming's team. He ended up signing with the Knicks and we all know how that ended. After not receiving any solid offers this off-season to...

New York Knicks Giving Metta World Peace Another Chance?
July 20th, 2014 at 2:36 AM
It's no secret that Metta World Peace would like to have a second stint with the New York Knicks now that Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson are running things. With his knee healthy and no other teams looking at World Peace the Knicks are talking about inviting him to training...

Former New York Knicks’ Tracy McGrady Retires from Baseball Career
July 17th, 2014 at 9:15 PM
It wasn't long ago that Knicks 101 reported that former New York Knicks' Tracy McGrady announced his decision to attempt a second professional sports career. McGrady, who reportedly was able to throw in the 90's, was trying to make his way into Major League Baseball as a starting pitcher. Now McGrady's...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Trevor Ariza
June 30th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
This off-season the New York Knicks will mainly be working with the veteran's minimum to add talent to their roster. However, they'll also have their mid-level exception to work with. The value will be determined when we know if Carmelo Anthony re-signs with the Knicks or not. Regardless, could New...

Former New York Knicks’ Head Coach Mike Woodson Could Join Los Angeles Clippers Coaching Staff, Effect Knicks Assistant Search
June 20th, 2014 at 10:41 PM
The New York Knicks have officially found Mike Woodson's replacement after hiring Derek Fisher as their knew head coach. However, it doesn't sound like Woodson will be out of work for long as Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers are interested in adding him to the coaching staff. Could...

Golden State Warriors Interested in New York Knicks’ Tyson Chandler
June 18th, 2014 at 9:31 PM
Before the New York Knicks signed Tyson Chandler he was expected to sign with the Golden State Warriors. It's the reason the Knicks needed to work out a sign-and-trade with the Dallas Mavericks to get Chandler. It's the reason he was given a near-maximum contract. Now that he's in the...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Jordan Hill
June 17th, 2014 at 5:28 PM
Knowing that the New York Knicks will be limited with the funds they have to spend this off-season many are looking at players that are available with experience under Phil Jackson, in the triangle offense or former Knicks and Lakers. Jordan Hill has played for both New York and Los...

Former New York Knicks’ Forward Metta World Peace Becomes Coach
June 14th, 2014 at 10:16 PM
Metta World Peace was suppose to be the big signing of the New York Knicks this past off-season. As it turned out, World Peace would end up requiring knee surgery and falling out of Mike Woodson's rotation. He and the Knicks would eventually work out a buy out and he'd...

Mark Jackson Knows New York City and New York Knicks Job Isn’t for Everybody
June 6th, 2014 at 11:03 PM
New York City is like nowhere else in the world. It can bring out the best and the worst in people. It can make you stronger or it can break you down. The same goes for playing sports here. Mark Jackson knows that it takes the right person to be...

Tom Thibodeau Considers New York Knicks Head Coaching Position His Dream Job
May 26th, 2014 at 10:16 AM
Tom Thibodeau is probably the best basketball coach in the world. The former New York Knicks assistant gained a reputation as an elite defensive mind and has done an unbelievable job leading an often injured Chicago Bulls roster. He now says the only job he'd leave his position in Chicago...

Jeff Van Gundy Hoping Phil Jackson Calls About New York Knicks Coaching Position
May 19th, 2014 at 8:49 PM
Jeff Van Gundy's tenure with the New York Knicks ended with him quitting. That's a fact he both can't escape and that some fans will never forgive him for. However, he also had the most successful tenure as a Knicks coach outside of Red Holzman. Many have wished for his...

Will Bill Cartwright Join New York Knicks Coaching Staff?
May 11th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
With the news that Phil Jackson will talk to Jerry Stackhouse about a possible coaching position with the New York Knicks it isn't surprising that Jackson will look at other former players to join the staff as well. Jackson is still trying to finalize a deal with Steve Kerr to become...

Golden State Warriors Could Sway New York Knicks Coaching Decision
May 6th, 2014 at 7:35 PM
It's no secret that Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks plan on hiring Steve Kerr as the next head coach of the orange and blue. However, with Mark Jackson's future with the Golden State Warriors up in the air could their decision sway New York's? ***PHOTO1*** Many New York Knicks fans...

Ex-New York Knick Larry Johnson Hints at All-Black Basketball League Amid Racist Comments from L.A. Clippers Owner Donald Sterling
April 29th, 2014 at 11:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** When audio tapes of bile, racist remarks—attributed to those of the now-banned Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling—were released to the public, there was inevitably and justifiably outrage across the country. Reactions spread like wildfire over social media and everyone who had an opinion, let their feelings be known quickly and...

Will Kurt Rambis Join the New York Knicks?
April 22nd, 2014 at 6:00 AM
The front runner, by a long shot, to become the next head coach of the New York Knicks is Steve Kerr. However, another person close to Phil Jackson who will also be a candidate to join the Knicks is Kurt Rambis. Could he find his way to the Knicks bench...

New York Knicks Fire Head Coach Mike Woodson
April 21st, 2014 at 11:18 AM
In the most obvious move of the year the New York Knicks have officially decided to move on from head coach Mike Woodson. Woodson had taken over for Mike D'Antoni and was then able to lead the team to a 54-win season in his first full season as Knicks head...