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Son of Former New York Knicks’ Forward Anthony Mason Leads NCAA’s Scoring Charts
February 15th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Anthony Mason was a huge part of the New York Knicks during the 90's. He was the enforcer. In that era basketball was a rough and tough game and not many were ever tougher than Mason was in orange and blue. That being said, he only averaged 9.9 points in...

New York Knicks Trading for Houston Rockets’ Omer Asik, Jeremy Lin?
February 13th, 2014 at 12:42 PM
Two years ago Jeremy Lin was a rising star on the New York Knicks. He then signed a free agent contract with the Houston Rockets, where he became the starting point guard and later moved to the sixth man position. Omer Asik was the starting center when Lin arrived in Houston. However, Asik was displaced by the signing...

New York Knicks Hall of Famer Tom Gola Dies at 81
February 2nd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It's easy for newer generations to forget about those who played before their lifetime. After all, they're just old guys right? Well, yes, Tom Gola was old. He lived to the ripe old age of 81. However, throughout his Hall of Fame playing days he was a La Salle hero,...

Former New York Knicks’ Tracy McGrady Eyeing Baseball Career
February 1st, 2014 at 3:49 PM
Tracy McGrady was only on the New York Knicks for a short amount of time. However, his presence alone brought a lot of excitement to Madison Square Garden. Even as a shell of himself McGrady was always box office material. And healthy, he might have been one of the best all-time...

Former New York Knicks Big Man Jared Jeffries Has His Own Fishing Show
February 1st, 2014 at 12:10 AM
Jared Jeffries had two different stints with the New York Knicks during his NBA career. After his playing days were over he joined the Denver Nuggets front office as a scout. Now the former-player-turned-executive will now become a reality star after landing a fishing show on the Outdoor Network. ***PHOTO1*** It shouldn't surprise...

Former New York Knicks Forward Shawne Williams Waived by Los Angeles Lakers
January 15th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Shawne Williams was one of those low-cost high-reward signings under the watch of Donnie Walsh. Williams who had missed the 2009-10 season after having drug problems did a nice job of working his way back into shape and earning a spot on the New York Knicks for the 2010-11 season....

Former New York Knicks’ Forward Charles Smith Remorseful Over North Korea Trip
January 14th, 2014 at 1:18 AM
Former New York Knicks' forward Charles Smith has always been known as a well-spoken and intelligent man. He, like the eight other former NBA players, agreed to join Dennis Rodman in hopes that their exhibition game might lead to the doors of North Korea one day opening to outsiders. However, he's...

Former New York Knicks Big Man Kurt Thomas Considering NBA Return
January 9th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
The last time Kurt Thomas was seen in the NBA he put on a courageous performance that inspired the New York Knicks and probably saved their season. Playing hurt, Thomas put the team on his back and showed more heart than any Knicks player in recent history. However, playing on a...

New York Knicks to Cut Chris Smith and Sign Jeremy Tyler
December 30th, 2013 at 9:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** In perhaps one of the smartest moves the New York Knicks have made yet, the team announced it is cutting Chris Smith and will subsequently sign big man Jeremy Tyler. From Ian Begley of ESPNNewYork.com: Sources told ESPNNewYork.com that the Knicks were in the process of finalizing the move Monday to create...

Chris Wilcox Could Help the New York Knicks
November 25th, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Chris Wilcox played briefly, 25 games, for the New York Knicks during the 2009 NBA season. During that short time he was able to average 5.4 points and 3.3 rebounds per game in just 13.2 minutes of play. Per 36 minutes that's an average of 14.7 points and 8.9 rebounds...

Could New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers Become Trade Partners?
November 14th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
A disappointing start to the 2013-14 season has New York Knicks fans wondering wondering when the next shoe will drop. Some want the team to make a move for another center after watching Tyson Chandler fall to the floor with a broken leg. For now, the team seems content with...

New York Knicks Acquire Jeremy Tyler’s D-League Rights
November 6th, 2013 at 11:11 AM
One young player who was a lock to make the New York Knicks' roster this season was Jeremy Tyler. That was, until he needed surgery on his foot and ended up missing all of training camp and pre-season activities. Instead, Tyler continued his roller coaster career path and found himself...

New York Knicks Attempting to Acquire Jeremy Tyler’s D-League Rights
October 29th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Jeremy Tyler was a shoe-in to make the New York Knicks roster, and then he wasn't. Tyler was one of five players waived to bring the roster down to 15 players. Tyler wasn't let go because he lacks skills or because the Knicks changed their minds on his future projection....

Former New York Knicks’ Center Earl Barron Signs with Chinese Team
September 27th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Earl Barron became a fan favorite during his two stints with the New York Knicks. However, this off-season the Knicks organization was torn on if they should re-sign Barron or not to backup Tyson Chandler. That decision was made for the franchise when Barron signed a contract to play for...

New York Knicks’ Chris Smith Knows Brother J.R. Has His Back Forever
September 21st, 2013 at 8:00 AM
When it comes to brotherly love everyone knows it's a love-hate relationship. Not only is that the person you'd fight tooth and nail for he's often the person you've had the worst run-ins with as well. If you asked the Smith family, J.R. and Chris would admit that's exactly how...

Is Earl Barron the Answer for the New York Knicks 15th Roster Spot?
September 19th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Would it surprise anyone if the New York Knicks filled their 15th roster spot with a backup center to play behind Tyson Chandler? What's more, would it surprise anyone if Glen Grunwald decided to sign Earl Barron to fill that spot? Most Knicks fans are looking at the remaining centers...

FBI Believes 1980′s New York Knicks Fixed Games
September 14th, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Ever hear of the Black Sox and the 1919 World Series scandal? "Shoeless" Joe Jackson and the other seven Chicago baseball players banned for life after throwing the World Series? Perhaps Pete Rose is more familiar to you? Rose was banned for betting on baseball during his time as a...

Chicago Bulls Monitoring Former New York Knicks’ Big Man Kurt Thomas
September 13th, 2013 at 3:59 PM
Kurt Thomas struggled with foot issues last season and was eventually released by the New York Knicks when he was forced to undergo surgery, ending his season. Most believed that would be the end of the 40 year old's long and distinguished NBA career. However, that hasn't stopped the Chicago...

Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Welcomes Two Former New York Knicks
September 10th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
Sometimes it takes longer for some than it does for others but for the most part if you're Hall of Fame worthy you eventually get it. However, for some the wait must seem like forever. Recently, the NBA inducted their 2013 Hall of Fame class into the Naismith Basketball Hall of...

Toronto Raptors Waive Quentin Richardson; Can a Return to the New York Knicks Be in the Cards?
August 31st, 2013 at 8:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** According to Yahoo.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski (via Twitter), the Toronto Raptors waived ex-New York Knick Quentin Richardson on Friday (8/30). This was after he was just recently acquired from the Raptors along with Marcus Camby, Steve Novak, and future draft picks in exchange for Andrea Bargnani. ***PHOTO2*** When Toronto traded for Richardson, they...