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New York Knicks Getting Back to Basics with Pick-And-Roll
March 25th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
Phil Jackson wasn't a big believer in the pick-and-roll. He believes in the triangle offense and sticks to it. However, Derek Fisher has used both philosophies since becoming the New York Knicks head coach. He's using the pick-and-roll nearly twice as much as Jackson did while coaching the Los Angeles...

New York Knicks Took Page Out of San Antonio Spurs’ Book
March 20th, 2015 at 4:01 PM
The move was subtle. It went largely unnoticed and didn't get much attention from the strongest of supporters or critics. However, when the New York Knicks traded for the 57th pick of the 2014 NBA Draft in order to select Louis Labeyrie of France, they pulled a page out of...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Believes Triangle Offense Will Sell Free Agents on Big Apple
March 17th, 2015 at 7:07 AM
The New York Knicks are looking to rebuild the team through free agency. Phil Jackson will have to sell players on coming to the Big Apple. He believes free agents will be sold on playing in the triangle offense. ***PHOTO1*** Some have said that the triangle offense is outdated. Former New York...

New York Knicks Open to Trading 2015 NBA Draft First-round Pick
March 15th, 2015 at 6:19 PM
The New York Knicks are horrible and they are destined to have a lottery pick selection in the next draft. While that isn't all that uncommon, the Knicks actually owning their pick is. However, Phil Jackson is open to trading New York's first-round pick. ***PHOTO1*** In a twist of fate, the New...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Mocks His First Season Efforts as Team President
March 14th, 2015 at 10:04 PM
When James Dolan hired Phil Jackson to take over basketball operations most New York Knicks fans were equally stunned as they were joyous. After all, no one has been as successful on the NBA level as Jackson. Surely he'd be able to fix the mess called the Knicks. Well, his...

New York Knicks Should Add Brian Shaw to Their Equation
March 3rd, 2015 at 8:08 PM
The Denver Nuggets have fired Phil Jackson favorite Brian Shaw. While Jackson isn't expected to replace Derek Fisher it would be a wise move if the New York Knicks were able to add Shaw to their coaching staff. ***PHOTO1*** As soon as Phil Jackson re-joined the New York Knicks organization one of...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Scouting Potential 2015 NBA Draft First-Round Pick OSU’s D’Angelo Russell
March 1st, 2015 at 5:31 PM
Many NBA fans, personnel and reporters have criticized Phil Jackson for his level of commitment to the New York Knicks as their president. He's openly stated his intent not to scout very much or travel with the team to road games. However, he will make it a point to scout...

Thanasis Antetokounmpo Joining New York Knicks Soon?
February 16th, 2015 at 10:56 PM
After buying Amare Stoudemire out of his contract the New York Knicks now have an open roster spot. Thanasis Antetokounmpo has been waiting his turn to join the Knicks roster. Is the team ready to call the young defensive forward up to the NBA ranks? ***PHOTO1*** The rebuild is now officially underway...

How Much Can New York Knicks Save with Amare Stoudemire Buyout?
February 12th, 2015 at 9:10 PM
There has been plenty of speculation about the future of New York Knicks' Amare Stoudemire. Will the Knicks trade him? Will he negotiate a buyout and sign elsewhere? Will he play out the year with the team and hit free agency in the off-season? With Stoudemire's representatives pushing for a...

Fans Create ‘Knicks 4 Sale’ Website Calling for James Dolan to Sell New York Knicks
February 10th, 2015 at 11:19 AM
A few months ago, four fans of the New York Jets came up with the website "Fire John Idzik" and got enough donations in which they were able to put a massive billboard in Northern New Jersey to call for the firing of New York Jets general manager John Idzik....

New York Knicks’ Cleanthony Early Joins D-League’s Westchester Knicks
January 30th, 2015 at 6:17 PM
The rest of this season for the New York Knicks is all about developing their younger players and teaching the players who will be here next season how to play in the triangle offense. With development in mind the Knicks made a roster change today. They didn't sign a free...

New York Knicks Secure Langston Galloway Through 2015-16 Season
January 27th, 2015 at 5:29 PM
His two 10-day contracts were up so Langston Galloway and the New York Knicks needed to make a decision. They had mutual interest in continuing their relationship but were both hoping to include next season in their plans together. There were a few bumps along the way but where there's...

Charles Barkley Calls New York Knicks Triangle Offense ‘stupid’
January 19th, 2015 at 3:18 PM
The biggest problem with using the triangle offense isn't the system itself. It's not having the players fit to play in that system that has led to the New York Knicks having such a terrible season. In fact, Hall of Fame player Charles Barkley believes the Knicks are 'stupid' to...

Could New York Knicks Re-Sign Amare Stoudemire?
January 14th, 2015 at 4:08 PM
The possibility of Amare Stoudemire continuing his career with the New York Knicks beyond his current contract is not a new concept for Knicks 101. After all, this isn't the first time the topic has been broached here. With the team not looking to trade him and the front office...

New York Knicks Sign Recently Waived Lou Amundson, Lance Thomas
January 10th, 2015 at 9:09 PM
The New York Knicks have made two roster additions. After trading for and waiving Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas the Knicks have now signed both veterans to 10-day contracts. ***PHOTO1*** Some New York Knicks fans will question why the team decided to waive Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas if they were going...

New York Knicks Made Three-Team Trade for ‘style’ Change
January 6th, 2015 at 7:18 PM
Yesterday the New York Knicks were one of three teams involved in a trade that allowed them to clear more salary going into the off-season. While it's a move that won’t do anything to improve the team this season it could go a long way to improving the team moving...

Knicks Trade Iman Shumpert, J.R. Smith to Cavaliers in Three-Team Deal with Thunder
January 5th, 2015 at 9:07 PM
UPDATE (9:36 p.m.): Reggie Jackson will not be a part of the trade to the Knicks. However, the Knicks will get a future first round pick from Oklahoma City and a 2019 second round pick from Cleveland in the trade. The Knicks will also get Lance Thomas, Alex Kirk and Lou Amundsen,...

Utah Jazz Release Former New York Knicks’ Toure Murry
January 5th, 2015 at 8:24 PM
Many New York Knicks fans wanted Toure Murry on the team with season. Despite limited play last season he impressed when given his opportunities. However, he was able to get a deal with the Utah Jazz instead. Unfortunately, it didn't work out for him in Utah and Murry has been...

Samuel Dalembert’s Days with New York Knicks Numbered
January 5th, 2015 at 7:24 PM
As speculated by Knicks 101 yesterday, Samuel Dalembert may be either traded or released to create a roster spot for a young player such as Langston Galloway. While the veteran big man hasn't had very much success with the New York Knicks this season there's little doubt that he could...

New York Knicks Need More Young Guns
January 4th, 2015 at 9:24 AM
The time is quickly approaching that the New York Knicks need to stop worrying about this season and start planning solely for the future. That might mean shutting Carmelo Anthony down for the rest of the season and either trading veterans or just cutting bait with them to make room...