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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...

Former New York Knicks’ Ernie Vandeweghe Passes Away at 86 Years Old
November 10th, 2014 at 7:36 PM
Many know former NBA star Kiki Vandeweghe. However, his father Ernie is a former member of the New York Knicks. Ernie passed away at 86 years old. ***PHOTO1*** Ernie Vandeweghe played for the New York Knicks for six seasons. In those years, he averaged 9.5 points and 4.6 rebounds in 224 regular...

New York Knicks’ J.R. Smith: I Got Suspended on My Reputation; Groin Shot Wasn’t Intentional
November 7th, 2014 at 4:59 PM
This past week, New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith was suspended one game for his groin shot on Tuesday night to Washington Wizards Glen Rice Jr. in a 98-83 loss for the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. ***PHOTO1*** Smith sat out of Wednesday night's 98-95 loss for the Knicks against the Detroit...

New York Knicks’ J.R. Smith Suspended 1 Game for Groin Hit to Wizards’ Glen Rice
November 5th, 2014 at 5:20 PM
The NBA decided on Wednesday that the groin shot delievered to Washington Wizards' Glen Rice Jr., intentional or not, was enough to keep J.R. Smith off the court for at least one night. ***VIDEO1*** Just hours before the New York Knicks are set to take on the Detroit Pistons at the Palace...

New York Knicks’ J.R. Smith Could Get Punished for Groin Hit on Wizards’ Glen Rice
November 5th, 2014 at 8:37 AM
Last year, J.R. Smith's on-court antics with un-tying players shoelaces got him fined by the league. His latest incident could also cost him in the wallet and in playing time. ***PHOTO1*** During the New York Knicks 98-83 loss to the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden, J.R. Smith went...

NBA Trade Rumors: New York Knicks, Indiana Pacers Have Discussed J.R. Smith, Chris Copeland Trade
November 4th, 2014 at 2:23 PM
In part of Phil Jackson's attempt to re-shape, re-tool and re-look the New York Knicks roster, the Knicks president has talked to another team about dealing one of the veteran players on the roster. ***PHOTO1*** Marc Berman of the New York Post reported on Tuesday that the Knicks and Indiana Pacers have...

Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James on Poor Outing Vs. Knicks: My Entire Rhythm was Off
October 31st, 2014 at 12:36 PM
It was supposed to be the return of the prodigal son to Cleveland on Thursday night when LeBron James returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers and played his first game in a Cavaliers uniform since 2010. ***PHOTO1*** Most thought the Cavaliers would blow the New York Knicks right out of the water and...

New York Knicks’ Jose Calderon to Miss 2-3 Weeks with Strained Calf Injury
October 30th, 2014 at 5:06 PM
Just before the New York Knicks were set to tip off against the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night in their home opener at Madison Square Garden, starting point guard Jose Calderon was a late scratch from the lineup and was ruled out due to a calf injury. ***PHOTO1*** Shane Larkin started in...

Knicks’ J.R. Smith on 104-80 Loss to Bulls: We Stopped Competing in 2nd Half
October 30th, 2014 at 11:56 AM
On Wednesday night, the New York Knicks were thoroughly dismantled and dominated by the Chicago Bulls in their home opener at Madison Square Garden 104-80. While the Bulls looked like a legit contender in the East, the Knicks looked anything but that. ***PHOTO1*** The most competitive the Knicks looked was in the...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Would Have No Problem Playing with Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant
October 29th, 2014 at 7:06 PM
It's no secret that Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony are friends. That's why when they were playing pickup games during the off-season there were rumors of Anthony signing with the Los Angeles Lakers. He re-signed with the New York Knicks but says he wouldn't have any problem playing with Bryant...

New York Knicks Pick up 3rd Year Option on Tim Hardway, Jr. for 2015-2016 Season
October 29th, 2014 at 4:27 PM
Tim Hardaway Jr.'s rookie season with the New York Knicks was such a success that the team quickly made a decision on his future with the team going forward. ***PHOTO1*** On the eve of the Knicks opening up the 2014-2015 regular season against the Chicago Bulls at Madison Square Garden, the team...

Knicks’ Iman Shumpert, not Jose Calderon, Likely to Draw Defensive Duties Vs. Bulls’ Derrick Rose
October 29th, 2014 at 12:44 PM
On Wednesday night, the New York Knicks will open up their 2014-2015 season at home against perhaps one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference in the Chicago Bulls at Madison Square Garden. ***PHOTO1*** One player who will be making his return from injury is Bulls start point guard Derrick Rose,...

Jose Calderon Likely to Play for New York Knicks on Opening Night Vs. Chicago Bulls
October 29th, 2014 at 10:36 AM
The status for Jose Calderon playing on Wednesday night's opening game for the New York Knicks against the Chicago Bulls, as Calderon has been dealing with a sore calf. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday during practice, Knicks head coach Derek Fisher stated that his starting point guard will likely be a go and play...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony: I’d Love to Play with Kobe Bryant One Day
October 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
One of the teams that heavily courted Carmelo Anthony before resigning with the New York Knicks was the Los Angeles Lakers; and it even caused a bit of awkwardness in the Phil Jackson-Jeanie Buss household. ***PHOTO1*** There was one report going around that the reason why the Lakers are having so much...

Former New York Knicks’ Guard Chris Smith Entering D-League Draft
October 26th, 2014 at 2:57 PM
Chris Smith was a disaster as part of the New York Knicks. It was outlandish that he made the Knicks roster out of training camp after looking like one of the worst players all summer and in training camp. If it weren't for a wink-nod deal done while re-signing his...

New York Knicks Make Roster Cuts
October 26th, 2014 at 1:09 PM
With the deadline to get NBA rosters down to 15 players approaching, the New York Knicks have made some roster decisions. The final roster isn't quite set yet but it's definitely getting closer to being done. Unfortunately, in order to get to 15 players some players had to be let...

New York Knicks’ Jose Calderon Day-to-day with Injury
October 22nd, 2014 at 6:50 PM
Jose Calderon is expected to be an impact player for the New York Knicks this season. However, that will be a hard thing to do if he's not on the floor. Calderon left Monday’s pre-season loss to the Milwaukee Bucks early in the first quarter with a strained right calf...

Why Jose Calderon Will Make Impact with New York Knicks
October 22nd, 2014 at 11:48 AM
Clearly re-signing Carmelo Anthony was the single biggest move for Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks this off-season. However, outside of that the biggest move was sending Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton to the Dallas Mavericks. That trade brought Jose Calderon to Madison Square Garden as the new point...

Shaquille O’Neal Claims New York Knicks Cant Win Without Second Superstar
October 19th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
Former NBA great Shaquille O'Neal knows all about playing in Phil Jackson's triangle offense and what it takes to succeed in it. He believes a team looking to win an NBA Finals with the triangle offense needs to have two superstars. ***PHOTO1*** Phil Jackson is one of the greatest basketball coaches of...

New York Knicks Keeping Shane Larkin Beyond This Season
October 18th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
Back in June, the New York Knicks acquired Shane Larkin as a throw-in during the trade that brought point guard Jose Calderon, center Samuel Dalembert and forward Wayne Ellington from the Dallas Mavericks. Many thought Larkin would be waived. Instead, he played very well during the summer and has shown...