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Carmelo Anthony Embraces Role as Leader; Hosts Work Out in Puerto Rico
August 27th, 2015 at 2:53 PM
New York Knicks' executive Phil Jackson challenged Carmelo Anthony to embrace more of a leadership role with the team this offseason. It seems as if Anthony is listening. The superstar forward gathered some of the team's younger players for a workout during his annual charity weekend in Puerto Rico. Recently signed...

New York Knicks Rookie Kristaps Porzingis to Work with Kurt Rambis
August 27th, 2015 at 2:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's no secret that Phil Jackson has hitched his wagon on the narrow shoulders of European prospect Kristaps Porzingis. The good news is that he's trusting his care to one of his closest confidants: New York Knicks' associate head coach Kurt Rambis. It would make sense for Rambis, who is...

New York Knicks Return from “A Very Melo Weekend” in Puerto Rico: Photo
August 25th, 2015 at 6:27 PM
It really pays to be on good terms with New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony, who recently had a cast of his teammates and former Knicks down in Puerto Rico for "A Very Melo Weekend," which is an annual fundraiser for Anthony's charity. ***PHOTO1*** Among those who made the trip were Kristaps...

New York Knicks Will Re-sign Andrea Bargnani If He’ll Accepts Veteran’s Minimum
April 7th, 2015 at 8:50 PM
The trade between the New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors for Andrea Bargnani has largely been an embarrassment for the Knicks. Not only did it cost them yet another first-round draft pick, Bargnani has spend a large part of his time in New York injured. That being said, when healthy...

New York Knicks Draft Watch; Rookie Success Versus Long-term Projection
April 6th, 2015 at 5:27 PM
There's been plenty of talk about who the New York Knicks should take if they end up with the number one pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Most of it has focused around Jahlil Okafor and Karl-Anthony Towns. Besides system fit, one of the factors that comes into play when...

New York Knicks Viewpoint; Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns Versus Detroit Pistons’ Greg Monroe
March 31st, 2015 at 6:28 PM
Many, including this Knicks 101 writer, believe Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns is the best player in the upcoming 2015 NBA Draft. It would be fantastic if the New York Knicks would land him with their selection. That being said, the Detroit Pistons' Greg Monroe is a free agent in the off-season....

What If New York Knicks Get Fourth Pick?
March 27th, 2015 at 7:54 AM
Many have argued who the New York Knicks should select with the first pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Some say they have to pick Jahlil Okafor. Others claim the obvious pick is Karl-Anthony Towns. Some have even made a case for taking D'Angelo Russell in a guard driven league....

Should New York Knicks Re-sign Cole Aldrich?
March 24th, 2015 at 7:50 PM
After looking like a complete bust at the beginning of his career, Cole Aldrich has seemingly found a home with the New York Knicks. Will Phil Jackson re-sign Aldrich in the off-season? ***PHOTO1*** Cole Aldrich is not a superstar. However, he's proved that his skills have greatly improved since entering the NBA...

New York Knicks 2015 Draft Watch: Charles Barkley, Reggie Miller Would Take Karl-Anthony Towns
March 14th, 2015 at 11:59 PM
There's been plenty of debate on who should be the top pick in the upcoming 2015 NBA Draft. Jahlil Okafor was once considered a shoe-in to be picked first but now experts aren't so sure. Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller believe the New York Knicks should select Karl-Anthony Towns if...

New York Knicks’ Willis Reed Once Faught Los Angeles Lakers Team by Himself
March 11th, 2015 at 12:46 PM
When modern day athletes get into fights on the court the media and fans act like it's the end of the world. None of the classic players or legends would ever have done that. They knew better than to act that way. Right? Maybe not. Video has surfaced of New...

New York Knicks Considering Re-signing Andrea Bargnani
March 9th, 2015 at 8:36 PM
After bring traded to the New York Knicks the message to Andrea Bargnani was simple. Either he'd succeed or his NBA career would likely be over. Since joining the Knicks he's been all offense, no defense and mostly disappointment. However, his success of late on a losing team without Carmelo...

New York Knicks’ Top Free Agent Target Greg Monroe Could Remain with Detroit Pistons
March 2nd, 2015 at 7:25 PM
Greg Monroe is one of the youngest and best free agents in the 2015 class. He's also widely expected to leave the Detroit Pistons. The New York Knicks are expected to be one of his top suitors. However, with their resurgence re-signing with the Pistons has become a real possibility. ***PHOTO1*** No...

Future Portland Trail Blazers’ Free Agent LaMarcus Aldridge Loves New York
February 16th, 2015 at 10:21 PM
Whenever stars come to Madison Square Garden to play they talk about how New York is the Mecca of basketball and how they love playing on this stage. Those comments become even more exciting for fans when those stars are impending free agents. When they're All-Stars and the game is...

Knicks’ Andrea Bargnani a Buyout Candidate If not Dealt Before Trade Deadline: Report
February 13th, 2015 at 12:54 PM
When you hear about a buyout regarding the New York Knicks, Amar'e Stoudemire is the name that is most talked about, especially since he's expected to be bought out of the final year in his $99.7 million deal and his $23.4 million salary for 2014-2015. ***PHOTO1*** But it looks like Stoudemire might...

Amar’e Stoudemire’s Representatives Pushing for Buyout with New York Knicks: Report
February 13th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Amar'e Stoudemire has always said he will be a New Yorker at heart, but his time with the New York Knicks appears to be at the end. ***PHOTO1*** Howard Beck of Bleacher Report has reported that the Knicks veteran forward/center is looking for a buyout from the Knicks, which could happen during...

Andrea Bargnani Available to Play for New York Knicks on Monday Vs. Miami Heat
February 9th, 2015 at 12:36 PM
With two games remaining until the All Star break, the New York Knicks are going to get back one of their top players on Monday night; possibly in time to put him on the trade block. ***PHOTO1*** Andrea Bargnani, who has been out for 49 of the 51 games for the Knicks...

NBA Rumors: Dallas Mavericks Considered Favorites for Amar’e Stoudemire If Buyout Happens
February 7th, 2015 at 3:18 PM
Right now there are rumors flying around about Amar'e Stoudemire's future and what the New York Knicks could and should do with him. With a buy out one of the possibilities for the power forward, the Dallas Mavericks have emerged as the front-runner for his services. ***PHOTO1*** As we know, New York...

Amar’e Stoudemire Considering Buyout of Contract with Knicks, Will Use All Star Break to Decide
February 6th, 2015 at 8:48 AM
In his final season under contract with the New York Knicks, Amar'e Stoudemire has given extreme thought to his future with the team and if he wants to remain in New York City or play elsewhere. ***PHOTO1*** Stoudemire, who was the one player in the summer of 2010 who decided playing for...

New York Knicks Sign Lou Amundson for Remainder of 2014-15 Season
January 29th, 2015 at 4:19 PM
Thus far, the New York Knicks have liked what they have gotten from their 10-day contract guys and have rewarded them for their tough and hard play, as they see the court more frequently and have also been given guaranteed contracts. ***PHOTO1*** Langston Galloway has played well enough to guarantee himself a...

New York Knicks Need to Tank for the Trio
January 26th, 2015 at 8:40 PM
There has been lots of talk about the New York Knicks tanking. Fans want them to have the worst record so they can have the best chance at landing the number one overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. However, their focus shouldn't just be on landing Duke big man...