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New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Buys Manhattan Apartment
August 20th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
There's been a lot of talk about Phil Jackson spending most of his time on the west coast despite re-building the New York Knicks as an organization. However, his time may be split between coasts more than most think. Jackson bought an apartment in Manhattan for nearly $5 million. ***PHOTO1*** Work may...

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...

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...

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...

Bill Cartwright Believes in Phil Jackson’s Vision for New York Knicks
March 24th, 2014 at 11:12 AM
Since taking the job to become the newest president of basketball relations for the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson has had plenty of people from his and the Knicks past applauding the union. Former Knicks big man and assistant coach under Jackson for the Chicago Bulls, Bill Cartwright believes Jackson's...

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 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’ Amare Stoudemire Still Has Lofty Goals
November 28th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Most agree that Amare Stoudemire's best playing days are behind him. Some want him traded. Other's hope that he retires in the off-season. However, the New York Knicks big man has big plans for himself in the future and they include an NBA championship and the Basketball Hall of Fame. ***PHOTO1*** New...

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...

New York Knicks’ Legend Patrick Ewing Went to Georgetown Because of KKK
August 30th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
New York Knicks hall of fame center Patrick Ewing had a very good college career playing at the University of Georgetown. In fact, he was able to to lead the Hoyas to a national championship. However, could you imagine how dominant North Carolina could have been had Ewing joined Michael...

Former New York Knicks’ Guard Dean Meminger Found Dead at 65
August 25th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
There have only been two NBA championships won by the New York Knicks. One of which was the 1973 NBA championship team in which Dean Meminger was a reserve guard. Meminger was found dead Friday in a Manhattan hotel room at the age of 65. ***PHOTO1*** Before Carmelo Anthony wore number seven that...

New York Knicks Legend Ossie Schectman Dead at 94 Years Old
July 31st, 2013 at 10:42 AM
Today's NBA is all about scoring. Did you know it was a New York Knicks' player that scored the league's first points. The player known as Benjamin “Ossie” Schectman died Tuesday at the age of 94. He's credited with scoring the first basket in NBA history , and he will...

Former New York Knicks’ Forward Patrick Ewing Jr. Upset Legendary Father Patrick Ewing Hasn’t Gotten Head Coaching Opportunity
June 30th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
New York Knicks legend Patrick Ewing has nearly a decade of assistant coaching experience on top of his Hall of Fame playing career on his resume. Yet he's still not been given an opportunity to be a head coach in the NBA. After seeing both Mark Jackson and Jason Kidd...

Patrick Ewing Expects Rough Transition for Brooklyn Nets’ Head Coach Jason Kidd
June 15th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Patrick Ewing is one of the greatest players of all time. So is Jason Kidd. Ewing put together a Hall of Fame career with the New York Knicks, Seattle SuperSonics and the Orlando Magic. Kidd put together his Hall of Fame career with the Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey...

Rasheed Wallace’s Future with New York Knicks Unclear
June 12th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Rasheed Wallace came back from a two year retirement to play for Mike Woodson who he knew from his days with the Detroit Pistons. The signing was considered an afterthought. Wallace was basically the last or second to last roster spot and after two years off he couldn't be an...