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Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard Recruited New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Last Off-Season
November 26th, 2014 at 11:22 PM
This past off-season, Carmelo Anthony was one of the biggest free agent targets around the NBA. In the end, he chose to re-sign with the New York Knicks and take the nearly $30 million extra they could offer him over any other team in the league. That didn't stop Houston...

New York Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire Back to Full Health?
November 24th, 2014 at 7:13 PM
When the New York Knicks gave Amare Stoudemire a five-year deal nearly everyone felt it was too long for such a health risk. No other team in the NBA was willing to give him more than four years. The Knicks found out why after watching Stoudemire battle back from injury...

Phil Jackson Puts December Deadline on New York Knicks Growth
November 24th, 2014 at 12:13 AM
Both Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher have preached patients since taking over the New York Knicks. They knew it would take time to get everyone playing together and with the same things in mind after introducing the triangle offense. That being said, eventually the players need to either show something...

Could Orlando Magic’ Tobias Harris Sign with New York Knicks
November 4th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It's early in the season but it's not too early to connect the dots on players who may end up in New York next off-season. It's well known that the New York Knicks will be in the market for one of the top centers in free agency. However, they'll also...

New York Knicks Must Put Full Court Press on Signing Detroit Pistons’ Greg Monroe
November 2nd, 2014 at 8:12 PM
Let's look ahead. That's an entire season to go but it's hard to ignore the fact that after this season comes the lawded 2015 NBA free agency period. That's when there's suppose to be a boatload of superstar talent available and the New York Knicks are suppose to go on...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Would Have No Problem Playing with Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant
October 29th, 2014 at 7:06 PM
It's no secret that Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony are friends. That's why when they were playing pickup games during the off-season there were rumors of Anthony signing with the Los Angeles Lakers. He re-signed with the New York Knicks but says he wouldn't have any problem playing with Bryant...

New York Knicks Sign Jordan Vandenberg
October 24th, 2014 at 12:07 AM
In just a few days the New York Knicks and the rest of the NBA will need to trim their rosters down to 15 players. So why sign Jordan Vandenberg knowing he'll be let go so quickly? D-League rules have dictated this is the right move if Phil Jackson and...

Travis Wear Deserves New York Knicks Organization Contract
October 21st, 2014 at 7:07 AM
The New York Knicks simply have who they have. Without much salary cap flexibility until next summer, the Knicks roster is what it is. Phil Jackson will have to hope his team and first-year head coach Derek Fisher can do more with less. However, that doesn't mean that talent cant...

Shaquille O’Neal Claims New York Knicks Cant Win Without Second Superstar
October 19th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
Former NBA great Shaquille O'Neal knows all about playing in Phil Jackson's triangle offense and what it takes to succeed in it. He believes a team looking to win an NBA Finals with the triangle offense needs to have two superstars. ***PHOTO1*** Phil Jackson is one of the greatest basketball coaches of...

New York Knicks Keeping Shane Larkin Beyond This Season
October 18th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
Back in June, the New York Knicks acquired Shane Larkin as a throw-in during the trade that brought point guard Jose Calderon, center Samuel Dalembert and forward Wayne Ellington from the Dallas Mavericks. Many thought Larkin would be waived. Instead, he played very well during the summer and has shown...

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 Sign Veteran Big Man Didier Mbenga
October 9th, 2014 at 4:20 AM
Phil Jackson has done it again. He's brought in another one of his former players to suit up for the New York Knicks. Nope, not Lamar Odom. Nope, not Metta World Peace. Nope, not Shannon Brown. None two-time world champion big man Didier Mbenga. ***PHOTO1*** Who? Didier Mbenga. Who hasn't heard of...

New York Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire to Remain with Team Beyond Current Contract?
October 8th, 2014 at 8:24 PM
Some credit Amare Stoudemire with ushering in a new age of New York Knicks basketball. Those fans will claim Carmelo Anthony would not be here if Stoudemire wasn't on the roster when he forced the Denver Nuggets into a trade. Others, however, will claim he's been nothing but a drain...

Commissioner Adam Silver Set to Announce New Broadcast Contract Monday
October 5th, 2014 at 9:43 PM
Back in early September, Knicks 101 reported that the NBA was trying to complete new television contract that would bring a lot more revenue to the league moving forward. It looks like the negotiations are now complete because Monday the league will announce its new media-rights partnerships. ***PHOTO1*** Monday, October 6, the...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Hoping for More Talented Roster
October 5th, 2014 at 10:10 AM
Have you heard this story before? The New York Knicks get a superstar in his prime and fail to surround him with the talent he needs to truly contend. No, this isn't another look back at Patrick Ewing's career. This is a look at Carmelo Anthony's time thus far in...

No Contract Extension Talks for New York Knicks’ Iman Shumpert Yet
September 29th, 2014 at 7:48 PM
It's been a long time since the New York Knicks were run by anyone with any sense. The history of the Knickerbockers is littered with foolish move after mind boggling maneuver. However, now that the Knicks are under the control of Phil Jackson and have some promising youth along with...

Utah Jazz Sign Former New York Knicks Target Dahntay Jones
September 25th, 2014 at 7:38 PM
Dahntay Jones is a 32 year old role player. After 10 NBA seasons playing with the Memphis Grizzlies, Sacramento Kings, Denver Nuggets, Indiana Pacers, Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks he nearly fell out of the league. However, he'll be continuing his career next season with the Utah Jazz. ***PHOTO1*** Back in July,...

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 Sign Former St. John’s Big Man Orlando Sanchez
September 17th, 2014 at 4:43 PM
The New York Knicks have a pretty set roster at this point. However, that won't stop them from looking or trying to find talent, both young and veteran, that might help their cause. That's led to the Knicks signing former St. John's Red Storm' Orlando Sanchez to a one-year contract. ***PHOTO1*** Outside...

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...