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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...

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...

Syracuse’ Jim Boeheim Spoke with Chicago Bulls’ Tom Thibodeau About New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
July 5th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The Chicago Bulls have not beaten around the bush about their desire to add New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony to their squad. They've publicly tampered with him repeatedly and without remorse. Recently, Anthony's former college coach Jim Boeheim talked to Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau about possibly coaching Anthony. ***PHOTO1*** Jim Boeheim has been...

New York Knicks to Hire Kurt Rambis as Assistant Coach
July 4th, 2014 at 6:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, the New York Knicks offered Kurt Rambis to be the primary assistant coach to new head coach Derek Fisher, and from all reports, he will accept the offer. Rambis and the Knicks have reportedly agreed to a four-year, $4.8 million contract. Fisher had long said he wanted an assistant...

Commissioner Adam Silver Wants NBA to Rival NFL’s Popularity
July 4th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
New NBA commissioner Adam Silver has done nothing but a great job since taking over for David Stern. He took a swift and strong stance against Donald Sterling, he's practiced open communication with the NBA players, he's tried to grow the game with use of additional games abroad and he...

Oklahoma City Thunder Source Warns About Players Tuning Out Derek Fisher
July 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
From everything we know about Derek Fisher he's a leader among men. Kobe Bryant once called Fisher the leader of the Los Angeles Lakers during their time in there together. Members of the Oklahoma City Thunder said Fisher's leadership was priceless. From all accounts, Fisher has always been a coach on the...

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...

New York Knicks Gain Upside with Selections of Cleanthony Early and Thanasis Antetokounmpo in 2014 NBA Draft
June 28th, 2014 at 5:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** While they did not enjoy drafting in the first round, the New York Knicks got themselves three quality players in Cleanthony Early (34th overall pick) and Thanasis Antetokounmpo (51st overall pick) in the second round, while also acquiring the rights to Louis Labeyrie, the 57th overall selection in the 2014...

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...

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...

Former New York Knicks’ Head Coach Mike Woodson Could Join Los Angeles Clippers Coaching Staff, Effect Knicks Assistant Search
June 20th, 2014 at 10:41 PM
The New York Knicks have officially found Mike Woodson's replacement after hiring Derek Fisher as their knew head coach. However, it doesn't sound like Woodson will be out of work for long as Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers are interested in adding him to the coaching staff. Could...

Dallas Mavericks Destination for New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
June 19th, 2014 at 5:34 PM
For all the criticism thrown Carmelo Anthony's way mostly any team in the NBA would gladly take him on their roster if there wasn't a salary cap to deal with. He's good, very good. However, you need the money to offer him to bring pry him away from the New...

Golden State Warriors Interested in New York Knicks’ Tyson Chandler
June 18th, 2014 at 9:31 PM
Before the New York Knicks signed Tyson Chandler he was expected to sign with the Golden State Warriors. It's the reason the Knicks needed to work out a sign-and-trade with the Dallas Mavericks to get Chandler. It's the reason he was given a near-maximum contract. Now that he's in the...

New York Knicks Remain Confident in Re-signing Carmelo Anthony
June 16th, 2014 at 5:27 PM
Phil Jackson was hoping to convince Carmelo Anthony to opt-in to his contract with the New York Knicks. However, it doesn't appear like Anthony is going to do that. Despite the fact he still plans to opt-out of his contract, the Knicks remain confident they can re-sign Anthony as a...

Carmelo Anthony Leaning Towards Leaving New York Knicks?
June 15th, 2014 at 6:38 PM
Let the rumors begin! The New York Knicks have known for a while they'd have to deal with Carmelo Anthony's decision on opting in or out of his contract and the drama that's included with that decision. However, now that the time has come to make that decision rumors have...

New York Knicks Shopping Tyson Chandler This Off-Season?
June 14th, 2014 at 12:27 AM
Experts are quick to point out that the New York Knicks are strapped cap-wise this off-season. The Knicks are over the salary cap and therefor will only have the veteran's minimum and a mid-level exception worth $3.287 million per year at their disposal. However, the Knicks do have expiring contracts they...

Los Angeles Lakers Wont Pursue Derek Fisher as Head Coach, New York Knicks Still Interested
June 8th, 2014 at 11:08 AM
The New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers were considered the front runners for Derek Fisher's services as a head coach. However, the Lakers have decided to hire a coach with more experience. That leaves the Knicks as the front runner to hire Fisher as their next head coach. ***PHOTO1*** The New...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Fined for Tampering
June 3rd, 2014 at 1:25 PM
Tampering is one of those things in sports that leagues frown on and nearly every team does in one way or another. It's one of those things that teams universally understand is part of the rules but don't take overly seriously. Phil Jackson can consider this a small lesson as...

New York Knicks Playing in London Next Season
May 30th, 2014 at 12:16 PM
The New York Knicks always plan on calling Madison Square Garden home. However, the NBA is all about expanding their product and their reach around the globe. Next season the Knicks will play a regular-season game in London. ***PHOTO1*** The NBA is always looking to expand their global reach. They want to...