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Jason Smith Will Likely Start Opening Night as Power Forward for Knicks Vs. Bulls: Report
October 24th, 2014 at 12:33 PM
Not too long ago, Quincy Acy was viewed as the possible starter for the New York Knicks at power forward when they open up the regular season next week against the Chicago Bulls. ***PHOTO1*** Acy suffered a wrist injury though this past week and it's unlikely now that he'll be the guy...

Lakers President Jeanie Buss: Things Got ‘Awkward’ with Phil Jackson Over Carmelo Anthony Pursuit
October 23rd, 2014 at 5:01 PM
The Los Angeles Lakers made a very strong pursuit for Carmelo Anthony this summer and even offered him a four-year, $96 million deal to try and lure him from New York to Los Angeles and pair him with Kobe Bryant. ***PHOTO1*** Anthony stayed in New York and ended up taking the max...

Andrea Bargnani Unsure When He’ll Return to New York Knicks Due to Hamstring Strain
October 23rd, 2014 at 2:19 PM
Andrea Bargnani has missed most of the preseason for the New York Knicks due to a hamstring strain suffered during camp and has held him out over the last couple of games as a result. ***PHOTO1*** Bargnani played in the preseason opener; a loss to the Knicks and then hurt it the...

Could Jason Smith Become New York Knicks Starter?
October 22nd, 2014 at 7:07 AM
Many have speculated on who will start at power forward now that Carmelo Anthony has moved back to small forward. Some say the New York Knicks will start Amare Stoudemire. Others claim the starter should be Andrea Bargnani. There's even been reports that Quincy Acy will fill the starting power...

Travis Wear Deserves New York Knicks Organization Contract
October 21st, 2014 at 7:07 AM
The New York Knicks simply have who they have. Without much salary cap flexibility until next summer, the Knicks roster is what it is. Phil Jackson will have to hope his team and first-year head coach Derek Fisher can do more with less. However, that doesn't mean that talent cant...

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...

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...

New York Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire Uses Red Wine Baths for ‘Vinotherapy’
October 16th, 2014 at 4:26 PM
It's not everyday you hear of a person, much less a professional basketball player, taking a bath in red wine. Yet, that's exactly what Amar'e Stoudemire does on a frequent basis. ***PHOTO1*** The Knicks veteran posted a picture of himself on Thursday inside the bath with what appears to be a great...

Quincy Acy Likely to Be New York Knicks Starting Power Forward on Opening Night: Report
October 16th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
Quincy Acy has yet to play in a regular season game for the New York Knicks and yet, he's made such a positive influence on the team and the coaches that he not only has earned a spot with the team, but he could end up being a starter on...

New York Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire to Remain with Team Beyond Current Contract?
October 8th, 2014 at 8:24 PM
Some credit Amare Stoudemire with ushering in a new age of New York Knicks basketball. Those fans will claim Carmelo Anthony would not be here if Stoudemire wasn't on the roster when he forced the Denver Nuggets into a trade. Others, however, will claim he's been nothing but a drain...

Knicks’ Derek Fisher Won’t Announce Starting Lineup in Preseason Opener Vs. Boston Celtics
October 7th, 2014 at 5:15 PM
In less than 24 hours, the New York Knicks will finally play their first basketball game of the 2014-2015 season as they will play a preseason game against the Boston Celtics in Hartford as opposed to playing at the TD Garden in Boston. ***PHOTO1*** Knicks head coach Derek Fisher was asked if...

New York Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire Feeling Like He’s Back to Dominant Self Again
October 7th, 2014 at 3:53 PM
When Amar'e Stoudemire came to the New York Knicks in the summer of 2010, he looked like the All Star that dominated while he was on the Phoenix Suns and why the Knicks shelled out $100 million to get him. ***PHOTO1*** Injuries though, have hampered him over the last couple of seasons...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Undecided on 2016 Olympics
October 7th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
Everyone knows the New York Knicks have their eyes on the future. They expect to make the playoffs this season but doesn't expect to contend for the championship. They have their eyes on the 2015 free agency period. In the same way, the Knicks' Carmelo Anthony is undecided on his...

Carmelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire Loving New York Knicks Offense Heading into New Season
October 6th, 2014 at 11:27 AM
When Amar'e Stoudemire is in the New York Knicks lineup, and healthy, they are a better team. And when Carmelo Anthony is playing at small forward and not power forward, the Knicks are clearly a better team. ***PHOTO1*** Late in the 2013-2014 season, the Knicks found this out in their final 20...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Hoping for More Talented Roster
October 5th, 2014 at 10:10 AM
Have you heard this story before? The New York Knicks get a superstar in his prime and fail to surround him with the talent he needs to truly contend. No, this isn't another look back at Patrick Ewing's career. This is a look at Carmelo Anthony's time thus far in...

Who is New York Knicks’ Louis Labeyrie?
October 4th, 2014 at 10:15 PM
Many people have discussed how good of a draft pick Cleanthony Early was for the New York Knicks and the potential Thanasis Antetokounmpo has as a defender. However, no one is talking about the third player acquired by the Knicks in the 2014 NBA Draft. Who is Louis Labeyrie? ***PHOTO1*** Late in...

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...

No Contract Extension Talks for New York Knicks’ Iman Shumpert Yet
September 29th, 2014 at 7:48 PM
It's been a long time since the New York Knicks were run by anyone with any sense. The history of the Knickerbockers is littered with foolish move after mind boggling maneuver. However, now that the Knicks are under the control of Phil Jackson and have some promising youth along with...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Doesn’t Expect Carmelo Anthony to Be Kobe Bryant
September 27th, 2014 at 10:53 PM
When it comes to Carmelo Anthony he's unquestionably the New York Knicks number one scoring threat. However, when most think about his role in the triangle offense most think about the success Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant had for years. Phil Jackson expects Anthony to thrive in his new role...

Utah Jazz Sign Former New York Knicks Target Dahntay Jones
September 25th, 2014 at 7:38 PM
Dahntay Jones is a 32 year old role player. After 10 NBA seasons playing with the Memphis Grizzlies, Sacramento Kings, Denver Nuggets, Indiana Pacers, Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks he nearly fell out of the league. However, he'll be continuing his career next season with the Utah Jazz. ***PHOTO1*** Back in July,...