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Former New York Knicks’ Forward Al Harrington China Bound
August 10th, 2014 at 7:54 PM
Interestingly enough, many of the big name American players to take their talents to the Chinese Basketball Association were either New York Knicks before they went or upon their return. Stephon Marbury, Tracy McGrady, Wilson Chandler, J.R. Smith, Kenyon Martin and now Metta World Peace.....oops, The Pandas Friend. Well now...

New York Knicks Leaving Second Round Pick Thanasis Antetokounmpo Unsigned
August 8th, 2014 at 7:36 PM
Thanasis Antetokounmpo is a second round pick of the New York Knicks. Many were excited when the Knicks took him, partially because of his brother's success in the NBA and because of Thanasis' performance in the NBA D-League. However, all along the Knicks have said they intended on stashing him in Europe...

Former New York Knicks’ Forward Metta World Peace Changing His Name, Again
August 7th, 2014 at 7:32 PM
When the New York Knicks signed Metta World Peace many hoped he's change his name back to Ron Artest. He didn't, and the marriage between he and the Knicks ended early. However, now a member of the Chinese Basketball Association, World Peace intends to change his name yet again. ***PHOTO1*** As a...

New York Knicks Sign Rookie Cleanthony Early
August 7th, 2014 at 6:55 PM
When the New York Knicks selected Cleanthony Early with the 34th pick of the 2014 NBA Draft most called him a steal. However, the team still had to sign him. They did, and now we're starting to understand the details of the deal and his likely role with the team. ***PHOTO1*** Did the...

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...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Stephen Jackson
July 31st, 2014 at 8:00 PM
At this point in free agency teams are looking for bargains. The New York Knicks are definitely in that boat because they only have the minimum left to offer free agents. In looking for a reserve small forward to backup Carmelo Anthony the Knicks need to look around for the...

Former New York Knicks Forward Metta World Peace to Play in China
July 30th, 2014 at 7:57 PM
Before signing with the New York Knicks last off-season Metta World Peace was choosing between the Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers and playing in China with Yao Ming's team. He ended up signing with the Knicks and we all know how that ended. After not receiving any solid offers this off-season to...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Michael Beasley
July 29th, 2014 at 8:35 PM
The New York Knicks continue their search for a backup small forward to play behind Carmelo Anthony. However, at this point in free agency the choices are just about as limited as the Knicks contract options. Who could the Knicks sign for the veteran's minimum? How about giving Michael Beasley...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Visits Allah School in Mecca
July 28th, 2014 at 12:35 PM
New York Knicks superstar forward Carmelo Anthony is a guy who loves his family, his roots, his community and representing the Knicks. He's recently been wearing a necklace with the emblem of the 5% Nation. That controversial affiliation led to him going to Harlem to visit the Allah School in Mecca. ***PHOTO1*** Before...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Chris Douglas-Roberts
July 24th, 2014 at 12:07 AM
While looking around free agency for shooting guards or small forwards who could be signed for the veteran's minimum and fit the mold of what the New York Knicks need one may come across Chris Douglas-Roberts. Just last season Douglas-Roberts was signed by the Knicks and brought to training camp....

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Dahntay Jones
July 22nd, 2014 at 9:30 PM
After using the mini mid-level exception to sign big man Jason Smith the New York Knicks only have minimum contracts to make roster additions in free agency. Needless to say, the Knicks are bargain shopping. That brings them to Carmelo Anthony's friend, Dahntay Jones. They're giving him a workout to see if he might fit...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Turns Down Free Lap Dances for Life
July 21st, 2014 at 7:07 AM
There were probably a lot of things that Carmelo Anthony was offered during his free agency tour. Maybe nothing that he was offered seemed more tabloid worthy than the offer to receive free lap dances if he re-signed with New York. Despite his many offers, Anthony did end up re-signing...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Shawn Marion
July 20th, 2014 at 6:06 AM
Following the use of the mini mid-level exception to sign big man Jason Smith, the New York Knicks only have minimum contracts at their disposal to make further roster additions through free agency. Both Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson will keep their eyes open for veterans who can fill specific roles and fit the triangle offense....

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...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Believes Andrea Bargnani Has Triangle Offense Value
July 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Most New York Knicks fans know that Phil Jackson has tried to trade Andrea Bargnani this off-season. However, despite his large contract and poor injury history, Bargnani could be a very good fit in the triangle offense. Jackson believes that if he can't trade Bargnani he could be a valuable part of the...

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...

Former New York Knicks’ Tracy McGrady Retires from Baseball Career
July 17th, 2014 at 9:15 PM
It wasn't long ago that Knicks 101 reported that former New York Knicks' Tracy McGrady announced his decision to attempt a second professional sports career. McGrady, who reportedly was able to throw in the 90's, was trying to make his way into Major League Baseball as a starting pitcher. Now McGrady's...

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...