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Category: ‘NBA Free Agency’

New York Knicks Giving Metta World Peace Another Chance?
July 20th, 2014 at 2:36 AM
It's no secret that Metta World Peace would like to have a second stint with the New York Knicks now that Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson are running things. With his knee healthy and no other teams looking at World Peace the Knicks are talking about inviting him to training...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Francisco Garcia
July 19th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
After signing big man Jason Smith with their mini mid-level exception, the New York Knicks will only be able to make further roster additions using minimum contracts. Knicks 101 has already reported that Metta World Peace would like to return to the Knicks now that Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson...

New York Knicks Gave Carmelo Anthony No Trade Clause
July 18th, 2014 at 10:09 PM
This off-season Carmelo Anthony flirted with several franchises but ultimately agreed to return to the New York Knicks. However, besides making a huge salary Anthony was also able to get peace of mind and control over where he'll play. The Knicks agreed to give Anthony a No Trade Clause along...

Could New York Knicks Sign Terrence Jennings?
July 15th, 2014 at 9:48 PM
Last year there were a few stand-out players on the Summer League squad. The three main players to impress were Toure Murry, Jeremy Tyler and Terrence Jennings. Both Murry and Tyler made the Knicks final roster. Jennings joined the Knicks' D-League affiliate the Erie BayHawks. With the Knicks in the market...

New York Knicks Looking for Power Forward Help
July 14th, 2014 at 8:23 PM
As Phil Jackson searches for affordable ways to improve the New York Knicks it's become apparent that the team is in the market for power forward depth. Who will the team target and who will they ultimately bring in to add depth to the Knicks front court? ***PHOTO1*** Now that Carmelo Anthony...

New York Knicks Should Call Carmelo Anthony’s Bluff
July 12th, 2014 at 10:56 AM
Carmelo Anthony had plenty of options when free agency began. However, most of those options have committed money that prevents them from signing Anthony at this point. The New York Knicks are in a position of power and should call Anthony's bluff of signing elsewhere by offering him less than...

New York Knicks Waive Lamar Odom, Re-Sign Cole Aldrich
July 11th, 2014 at 11:42 PM
Well that little experiment didn't last long. Lamar Odom was once a very skilled basketball player. It wasn't long ago that he was the Sixth Man of the Year. However, reality television took its tole on Odom and instead of concentrating on basketball he cheated on his wife, get divorced...

Popular New York Knicks Target Steve Blake Signs with Portland Trail Blazers
July 10th, 2014 at 6:20 PM
Veteran point guard Steve Blake was thought to be a sure target for the New York Knicks. After all, he's well versed in the triangle offense and wouldn't break the bank. However, things changed once the Knicks pulled of a trade with the Dallas Mavericks to land Jose Calderon. ***PHOTO1*** After Phil...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Sasha Vujacic
July 8th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
While looking into the free agent market this off-season the New York Knicks need to both look for players who would fit their budget and the triangle offense. For now, the most they can offer is the mini mid-level exception to any free agent not named Carmelo Anthony. That means...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Cap Space Shopping?
July 7th, 2014 at 8:39 PM
After moving Raymond Felton and Tyson Chandler to the Dallas Mavericks and opening up cap space many thought that Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks would be happy with re-signing Carmelo Anthony and calling it an off-season. However, Jackson is looking to create even more cap space and perhaps...

Los Angeles Lakers Looming as Big Threat to New York Knicks in Quest to Sign Carmelo Anthony
July 6th, 2014 at 10:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls and the Dallas Mavericks have wined and dined Carmelo Anthony and were thought of as the biggest competition in signing him, it was thought all along that he would come back to the New York Knicks, as they can offer him the most money. End...

Does Shane Larkin’s Future Include New York Knicks?
July 3rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
There were plenty of rumors about Shane Larkin since the New York Knicks acquired the young point guard from the Dallas Mavericks. After a disappointing rookie season due to a bad ankle injury suffered prior to Summer League last off-season, his value is in question. Should he still be looked at...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Trevor Ariza
June 30th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
This off-season the New York Knicks will mainly be working with the veteran's minimum to add talent to their roster. However, they'll also have their mid-level exception to work with. The value will be determined when we know if Carmelo Anthony re-signs with the Knicks or not. Regardless, could New...

Despite Handicapped by the Cap, New York Knicks Will Pursue Pau Gasol Hard via Free Agency
June 29th, 2014 at 3:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** While they have limited cap space to work with, the New York Knicks still intend to pursue free-agent Paul Gasol next week when the free-agency period becomes official. With the familiarity he has with him when he coached him on the Lakers, Phil Jackson thinks he can possibly  persuade Gasol to...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Gilbert Arenas
June 29th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Entering this off-season Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks don't have a lot of money to work with. That means they have to get creative to add talent to their roster. Could that creativity lead them to giving Gilbert Arenas a chance to resurrect his career? ***PHOTO1*** At one time Gilbert...

New York Knicks Complete Deal with Dallas Mavericks to Send Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton in Exchange for Jose Calderon, Shane Larkin and Samuel Dalembert
June 25th, 2014 at 6:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** In the buildup to Thursday's NBA Draft, a lot of teams will be wheeling and dealing while clearing cap space and improving their rosters, and the New York Knicks were involved in the first big trade of the offseason. According to Marc Stein of ESPN.com, the Knicks traded Tyson Chandler and...

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose Prefers Minnesota Timberwolves’ Kevin Love Over New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
June 23rd, 2014 at 9:30 AM
For all the talk of where Carmelo Anthony could end up should he opt-out of his New York Knicks contract it's widely believed that he'll either re-sign with the Knicks or join the Chicago Bulls. The belief is Anthony can join forces with Rose and Joakim Noah to form a...

Carmelo Anthony, as Expected, to Opt Out of Contract with New York Knicks
June 22nd, 2014 at 5:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** What has long been rumored will likely become official on July 1, when New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is expected to opt out of his contract. There has been strong debate on whether he would stay and be part of new President Phil Jackson's plans or try to win elsewhere,...

Chicago Bulls’ Coach Tom Thibodeau Tampers with New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
June 22nd, 2014 at 4:47 PM
As Knicks 101 has said for a while now, the Chicago Bulls are the New York Knicks biggest competition for Carmelo Anthony this off-season. Not only did Joakim Noah blatantly recruit Anthony during the All-Star weekend but now Chicago's coach Tom Thibodeau has reportedly reached out to Anthony as well. ***PHOTO1*** This is...

New York Knicks Contract Decisions Approaching
June 22nd, 2014 at 9:43 AM
Most New York Knicks fans are focused on Carmelo Anthony and his deadline to opt-out of his contract. However, Phil Jackson has other decisions to make and they need to be made soon. Will the Knicks decide to keep Shannon Brown, Lamar Odom and Jeremy Tyler around for next season? ***PHOTO1*** Everyone knows...