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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...

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...

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 Sign Veteran Big Man Didier Mbenga
October 9th, 2014 at 4:20 AM
Phil Jackson has done it again. He's brought in another one of his former players to suit up for the New York Knicks. Nope, not Lamar Odom. Nope, not Metta World Peace. Nope, not Shannon Brown. None two-time world champion big man Didier Mbenga. ***PHOTO1*** Who? Didier Mbenga. Who hasn't heard of...

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...

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’ 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...

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...

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,...

Former Warriors’ Jordan Crawford Signs in China; New York Knicks were Once Interested
September 18th, 2014 at 11:53 AM
Two months ago, there was major interest from several teams in former Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Crawford -- one of which was from the New York Knicks. ***PHOTO1*** With Crawford as an unrestricted free agent, the team wasn't going to bring him back, but they were open to a sign-and-trade with...

New York Knicks Sign Former St. John’s Big Man Orlando Sanchez
September 17th, 2014 at 4:43 PM
The New York Knicks have a pretty set roster at this point. However, that won't stop them from looking or trying to find talent, both young and veteran, that might help their cause. That's led to the Knicks signing former St. John's Red Storm' Orlando Sanchez to a one-year contract. ***PHOTO1*** Outside...

Former New York Knicks’ Center Jerome Jordan Signs with Brooklyn Nets
September 11th, 2014 at 10:06 PM
Jerome Jordan is a 7'0", 253 pound center from Kingston, Jamaica. The big man was drafted and then traded to the New York Knicks but has spent most of his professional career overseas and in the NBA D-League. Now he's signed a contract to join the training camp of the...

New York Knicks Sign Langston Galloway, Travis Wear
September 10th, 2014 at 9:39 PM
New York Knicks president Phil Jackson announced the signing of former St. Joseph's guard Langston Galloway and UCLA forward Travis Wear. Both impressed the organization with their play in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. ***PHOTO1*** Langston Galloway and Travis Wear both went undrafted in the NBA Draft. However, both were...

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...

Former New York Knicks’ Forward Wayne Ellington Released by Sacramento Kings
September 1st, 2014 at 11:05 PM
Calling Wayne Ellington a former New York Knicks' forward is both true and misleading. It's true because technically he was a member of the Knicks. However, it's misleading because he was traded here and then traded again within the same off-season. Therefor, never playing a game in a Knicks uniform....

Could Jason Terry Trade Answer New York Knicks’ Backup Small Forward Need?
August 31st, 2014 at 9:40 PM
Jason Terry is a veteran with a lot of success off the bench in the past for the Dallas Mavericks. However, it's now become a common theme amongst NBA fans to believe Terry's a bit washed up. The Sacramento Kings might agree and that probably helped convince them to trade...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: David Andersen
August 30th, 2014 at 6:02 PM
At this point most NBA rosters are fairly set. However, they all have one or two roster spots they could switch players in and out of if it improves the team. One player who remains unsigned and could make a significant addition to a roster is veteran David Andersen. ***PHOTO1*** The New...

Former New York Knicks’ Guard Shannon Brown Joins Miami Heat
August 27th, 2014 at 6:22 PM
Shannon Brown was out of the NBA when the New York Knicks called him to join the team. He was thankful for the chance to continue his NBA career and joined the end of the Knicks bench to finish out last season. Now he's signed a one-year contract to play...

Former New York Knicks’ Forward Shawne Williams Signs with Miami Heat
August 24th, 2014 at 1:12 PM
The Miami Heat gave Michael Beasley a second chance last offseason. They signed the former number two selection to a veteran’s minimum contract. However, it appears Pat Riley and the Heat are done with Beasley. While there's still a chance Miami re-signs him, all signs point towards Beasley playing elsewhere...