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Former New York Knicks’ Guard Stephon Marbury Honored in China
April 22nd, 2015 at 1:56 PM
It's not uncommon for fringe NBA players to make the transition to the Chinese Basketball Association to continue their dream of playing professional basketball. There have been few that have found such success as former New York Knicks' guard Stephon Marbury. View image | gettyimages.com Marbury played five frustrating season with...

New York Knicks’ Roster Surely to Have Major Turnover with Nine Potential Free Agents
April 20th, 2015 at 1:59 PM
Roster turnover is a constant every season in the NBA but for the New York Knicks, it couldn't come soon enough. The team risks losing nine potential free agency as soon as the playoffs come to close and another champion is crowned. ***PHOTO1*** The majority of the attrition will come in the...

New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony Questioned Decision to Stay
April 16th, 2015 at 7:52 PM
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony could have joined the Chicago Bulls, instead he decided to return to the city that never sleeps. Throughout this nightmarish season, it was often speculated whether or not Anthony regretted the decision to return. Nobody could blame him if he did, as the Knicks...

New York Knicks Season in Review: It’s Finally Over
April 16th, 2015 at 7:00 PM
There is an old saying that all good things will eventually come to an end. For Knicks fans, the worst has finally come to an end. The long, brutal and basketball offensive 2014-2015 season has finally come to an end. The New York Knicks finished with a record of 17-65,...

Free Agent to Be Greg Monroe’s Agent Praises New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson
April 16th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Greg Monroe played a part in helping the New York Knicks' accomplish history Wednesday evening when the Detroit Pistons put a final nail in the Knicks miserable season. But before? The free-agent-to-be's agent, David Falk, heaped praise on to the Knicks' executive Phil Jackson. ***PHOTO1*** Falk spoke on behalf of Monroe,...

New York Knicks’ Fall to Detroit Pistons to End Season
April 16th, 2015 at 10:02 AM
The New York Knicks wrapped up their season with a 112-90 loss to the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday evening as the team finished with its worst record in almost 70 years as a franchise. Tim Hardaway Jr. led the way for the Knicks with 25 points, going 5-8 from three point...

New York Knicks’ Rookie Langston Galloway One of Few Bright Spots in Disastrous Season
April 14th, 2015 at 6:18 PM
Despite the New York Knicks putting together its worst season in years, the development of rookie guard Langston Galloway has provided a glimmer of hope as the team looks to rebuild in the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** After a prestigious collegiate career at St. Joseph's University, Galloway went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft...

New York Knicks’ Fans Upset After Big Win Over Atlanta Hawks
April 14th, 2015 at 12:01 PM
The New York Knicks celebrated a rare victory over the Eastern Conference leading Atlanta Hawks on Monday evening. Meanwhile, Knicks fans across the globe groaned at the team possibly jeopardizing their position at the top of the draft. ***PHOTO1*** Head coach Derek Fisher acknowledged fans right to be disappointed but disagreed with...

Karl-Anthony Towns was a New York Knicks Fan Growing Up
April 10th, 2015 at 9:38 PM
With only a handful of games remaining on the New York Knicks schedule, the team can begin putting this dreadful season to rest and begin looking forward to the NBA Draft. If the Knicks land one of the top-two picks in the draft, they'll have to decide between two...

Former New York Knicks President Donnie Walsh Has Advice for Phil Jackson
April 10th, 2015 at 9:01 AM
The New York Knicks are not strangers to having rebuild a roster from scratch. Former president and general manager Donnie Walsh has a word of warning for current president Phil Jackson as he prepares for free agency in the coming months. ***PHOTO1*** “That’s one of the most misunderstood things in the NBA,...

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 Aiming for Youth This Summer
April 2nd, 2015 at 10:38 PM
This off-season the New York Knicks will look to add skilled players to their roster. They'll be looking for players who can compliment Carmelo Anthony and fit the triangle offense. However, their top goal will be adding youth to their roster. ***PHOTO1*** You may have seen that the New York Post reported...

Could Kentucky’s John Calipari Eventually Return to NBA with New York Knicks?
March 31st, 2015 at 8:49 PM
Right now the member of Kentucky that New York Knicks fans are concentrating on is Karl-Anthony Towns. However, no one knows if the Knicks will be in position to select him or believe in him enough to do so even if they can. In fact, there's no telling if the...

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....

Former New York Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire Looking Forward to Long Career
March 30th, 2015 at 8:40 PM
When former New York Knicks big man Amare Stoudemire joined the Dallas Mavericks many thought he'd retire after the season and ride into the sunset. Instead Stoudemire intends on continuing his career for years to come. ***PHOTO1*** Amare Stoudemire probably thought he was joining a much better Dallas Mavericks team than the...

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....

New York Knicks Getting Back to Basics with Pick-And-Roll
March 25th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
Phil Jackson wasn't a big believer in the pick-and-roll. He believes in the triangle offense and sticks to it. However, Derek Fisher has used both philosophies since becoming the New York Knicks head coach. He's using the pick-and-roll nearly twice as much as Jackson did while coaching the Los Angeles...

Should New York Knicks Re-sign Alexey Shved?
March 24th, 2015 at 8:40 PM
How many New York Knicks fans knew who Alexey Shved was before he joined the team? Probably not many. Even less expected him to stick around with the team let alone make an impact. Instead, Shved has been one of the few bright spots on an otherwise terrible roster. The...

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...