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New York Knicks President Phil Jackson: We Weren’t Ready for Showtime Vs. Bulls
October 30th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
Phil Jackson is used to winning a lot in his career. He won six championships with the Chicago Bulls and then another five with the Los Angeles Lakers before stepping away from the bench and taking his new role as the New York Knicks president of basketball operations. ***PHOTO1*** Jackson was given...

New York Knicks Trade Forward Travis Outlaw to Philadelphia 76ers
October 27th, 2014 at 6:50 PM
It's official! Travis Wear has impressed Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher enough to make the New York Knicks final roster. As a result, the Knicks had to sacrifice a player with a guaranteed contract. However, instead of having to eat the guaranteed contract Jackson was able to find a trade...

Former New York Knicks’ Forward Kenyon Martin Entering Coaching Ranks?
October 27th, 2014 at 3:03 AM
There are many New York Knicks fans who would like to see Kenyon Martin re-signed. They'd like to see him playing tough defense and dunking the ball with veracity. However, with his playing days nearing their end he may instead sit on the bench as a coach. ***PHOTO1*** There was a point...

Former New York Knicks’ Guard Chris Smith Entering D-League Draft
October 26th, 2014 at 2:57 PM
Chris Smith was a disaster as part of the New York Knicks. It was outlandish that he made the Knicks roster out of training camp after looking like one of the worst players all summer and in training camp. If it weren't for a wink-nod deal done while re-signing his...

Former Knicks Coach Jeff Van Gundy: New York Knicks Will Make Playoffs in 2015
October 23rd, 2014 at 4:08 PM
Several months ago, Carmelo Anthony all but guaranteed that the New York Knicks would be back in the playoffs again this season after failing to make them a year ago at 37-45. ***PHOTO1*** Since then, lots of changes have come to the Knicks; a new president, new head coach and coaching staff,...

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’ Phil Jackson: Spike Lee is an Avid Fan Who Knows Nothing About Basketball
October 14th, 2014 at 4:04 PM
File this under the interesting column. ***PHOTO1*** So Spike Lee is currently directing a documentary for the MSG Network on the Triangle Offense; which is what the New York Knicks will be using this upcoming season. Lee is also an avid Knicks fan who is regularly seen at the home and away...

New York Knicks President Phil Jackson Having Team Go Through ‘Mindfulness Training’
October 14th, 2014 at 1:44 PM
There's a reason why one of Phil Jackson's nicknames is "The Zen Master." ***PHOTO1*** It could go with the 11 championships that he won when he was the head coach for the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, but he was called the "Zen Master" because of his beliefs and the way...

Phil Jackson Resisting Urges to ‘Interfere’ with New York Knicks Practices
October 6th, 2014 at 10:38 AM
There are some things that are just hard to forget to do after so many years of doing them. ***PHOTO1*** For Phil Jackson, now the current president of the New York Knicks in 2014, it's tough not being the guy on the sidelines running things in practice or in training camp, yet,...

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...

Former New York Knicks’ Assistant Coaching Prospect Bill Cartwright to Coach Mexican National Team
September 27th, 2014 at 10:06 PM
Former New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls and Seattle SuperSonics' center Bill Cartwright was always considered a top prospect to join Derek Fisher's staff and help Phil Jackson install the triangle offense in New York. While that hasn't happened, he's taking his coaching knowledge elsewhere. Cartwright will be coaching the Mexican...

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...

Former New York Knicks’ Darko Milicic Retires from NBA; Will Pursue Career in Kickboxing
September 23rd, 2014 at 5:04 PM
Darko Milicic, the once former number two overall pick of the Detroit Pistons in the 2003 NBA Draft out of Serbia, has decided to call it a career after 12 years in the league. ***PHOTO1*** The 29-year-old center has announced that he's retiring from the NBA and will attempt a career in...

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 Warriors’ Jordan Crawford Signs in China; New York Knicks were Once Interested
September 18th, 2014 at 11:53 AM
Two months ago, there was major interest from several teams in former Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Crawford -- one of which was from the New York Knicks. ***PHOTO1*** With Crawford as an unrestricted free agent, the team wasn't going to bring him back, but they were open to a sign-and-trade with...

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...

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...

Isiah Thomas No. 4, J.R. Smith No. 11 on GQ’s Top 25 Sleazeballs in Sports List
September 10th, 2014 at 11:05 AM
This past week, GQ magazine released their Top 25 Sleazeballs in Sports list and some interesting names popped up on the list in the NBA, some of which are on the New York Knicks or have former ties to the Knicks. ***PHOTO1*** Former Knicks head coach Isiah Thomas was listed on there...

Former New York Knicks’ Chauncey Billups Announces Retirement After 17 Years in NBA
September 9th, 2014 at 10:28 PM
They called him "Mr. Big Shot" for his clutch gene. He helped bring an NBA championship to the Motor City and was an unlikely winner of the NBA Finals MVP over a dynasty team. Chauncey Billups had a heck of a career. On Tuesday night, he called it a career. ***PHOTO1*** 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...