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Former New York Knicks’ Wayne Ellington’s Father Shot Dead
November 11th, 2014 at 8:21 PM
Wayne Ellington was only on the New York Knicks for a brief amount of time. In fact, he was never able to suit up in the orange and blue. instead he found his way to the west coast where he joined the Los Angeles Lakers. However, Sunday tragedy struck as...

NBA to Experiment with Coaching Challenges with D-League
November 4th, 2014 at 10:14 PM
The expansion of instant replay in sports has become more and more popular. One of the parts of that process that fans have seen come to life in recent years is the ability for coaches to challenge calls they think may have been ruled incorrectly. However, there aren't coaching challenges...

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...

Ads on NBA Jerseys Inevitable Under New Media Rights Deal
October 13th, 2014 at 10:52 PM
When the discussion of ads being put on NBA jerseys comes up fans envision Nascar paint jobs. However, things don't have to be so dramatic. In fact, European basketball teams have had ads on their jerseys for years. Under the newly signed media rights deal ads on NBA jerseys is...

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 Fan Sues Madison Square Garden Over Ejection
October 1st, 2014 at 7:26 PM
On the back of tickets it states that Madison Square Garden basically has the right and say so in who gets in its doors and who stays there. In other words, they can kick out anyone they want. If they don't like how you're acting you may find yourself on...

New York Knicks Tried ‘A Lot’ to Trade for Denver Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried: Report
September 9th, 2014 at 10:40 AM
While Kenneith Faried has said time and time again that he would like to remain with the Denver Nuggets, his demands of wanting a max deal with the team has brought into question about the ideas of trading him. ***PHOTO1*** The one team that continues to be brought up in trade rumors...

NBA Nearing New Television Rights Deal with ESPN and Turner
September 8th, 2014 at 9:31 PM
The NBA is reportedly on the verge of a new TV contracts with ESPN and Turner. The deal would give ESPN/ABC and Turner (TNT, NBA TV) exclusive national broadcast rights. The deal could be extremely favorable for the entire league as, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the salary cap is...

Could New York Knicks Acquire Luis Scola from Indiana Pacers?
September 3rd, 2014 at 9:28 PM
When the Indiana Pacers bolstered their front-line by acquiring Luis Scola from the Phoenix Suns it was thought of as a great transaction. The Pacers sent forward Gerald Green, center Miles Plumlee and a lottery-protected first-round draft pick to the Suns and received the Argentine big man as a backup...

NBA Trade Rumors: Philadelphia 76ers Looking to Trade for Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire Again
August 21st, 2014 at 2:08 PM
Last month while the New York Knicks were in the middle of their major roster overhaul; part of which sent Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton along with their contracts to the Dallas Mavericks, there was talk of another deal possibly heating up. ***PHOTO1*** There were rumblings of a deal centering around the...

NBA All-Star Break Extended, Starting with New York
August 14th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
The inevitable has happened! The NBA is extending the All-Star break in all it's splendor. Quite frankly, this is a money-grab. However, it's a smart one. One that will work and will be popular around the globe. It will also be good for the New York area since the New...

New York Knicks Re-sign Player Personnel Director Mark Warkentien
August 10th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
Mark Warkentien was hired by former New York Knicks' president Donnie Walsh. He was brought in from the Denver Nuggets organization. When Phil Jackson joined the organization many believed Warkentien's days in New York were numbered. However, Jackson re-signed Warkentien to a new contract. ***PHOTO1*** Phil Jackson's arrival New York Knicks president was thought to...

New York Knicks, Sacramento Kings Complete Four Player Trade
August 6th, 2014 at 10:55 PM
Since hired, Phil Jackson has made one good move after another. Today he completed another trade. Some will love this move because they'll watch YouTube and see some highlights. However, in Knicks 101's opinion, this was a move better off not being made. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Knicks today said goodbye to veteran...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Believes New CBA Hurts Team Continuity
August 6th, 2014 at 3:31 PM
Most of the time when a cap-strapped organization like the New York Knicks have been for seemingly ever complains about being able to build a team and the system the league works under you can take it with a grain of salt. However, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson may...

Could New York Knicks Add Gary Payton to the Coaching Staff?
August 5th, 2014 at 5:38 PM
When you think about former players who translate to successful coaches most people name point guards. Is there anyone who doubts Gary Payton would make a good coach? He's a Hall of Famer, one filled with basketball knowledge, who is respected and well spoken. With his interested peaked, could Phil Jackson give...

NBA Referee Violet Palmer Publicly Announces She’s Gay
August 2nd, 2014 at 7:07 AM
On the heals of news that longtime NBA referee Dick Bavetta is retiring, another official is making headlines. As if she hadn't broken down enough barriers as a female referee in the NBA, Violet Palmer has publicly announced she's gay. ***VIDEO1*** Violet Palmer became the first female NBA referee in 1997. Despite many...

Longtime NBA Referee Dick Bavetta Retiring
July 31st, 2014 at 6:06 PM
When it comes to referees, umpires and officials most are fairly nameless. The ones who are known are either recognized because they are perceived as cool or because fans thing they are bad at their jobs. Over the years, Dick Bavetta has been both. Some, even within the NBA, believe...

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...