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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...

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...

New York Knicks Should Call Carmelo Anthony’s Bluff
July 12th, 2014 at 10:56 AM
Carmelo Anthony had plenty of options when free agency began. However, most of those options have committed money that prevents them from signing Anthony at this point. The New York Knicks are in a position of power and should call Anthony's bluff of signing elsewhere by offering him less than...

Popular New York Knicks Target Steve Blake Signs with Portland Trail Blazers
July 10th, 2014 at 6:20 PM
Veteran point guard Steve Blake was thought to be a sure target for the New York Knicks. After all, he's well versed in the triangle offense and wouldn't break the bank. However, things changed once the Knicks pulled of a trade with the Dallas Mavericks to land Jose Calderon. ***PHOTO1*** After Phil...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Cap Space Shopping?
July 7th, 2014 at 8:39 PM
After moving Raymond Felton and Tyson Chandler to the Dallas Mavericks and opening up cap space many thought that Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks would be happy with re-signing Carmelo Anthony and calling it an off-season. However, Jackson is looking to create even more cap space and perhaps...

Los Angeles Lakers Looming as Big Threat to New York Knicks in Quest to Sign Carmelo Anthony
July 6th, 2014 at 10:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls and the Dallas Mavericks have wined and dined Carmelo Anthony and were thought of as the biggest competition in signing him, it was thought all along that he would come back to the New York Knicks, as they can offer him the most money. End...

Syracuse’ Jim Boeheim Spoke with Chicago Bulls’ Tom Thibodeau About New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
July 5th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The Chicago Bulls have not beaten around the bush about their desire to add New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony to their squad. They've publicly tampered with him repeatedly and without remorse. Recently, Anthony's former college coach Jim Boeheim talked to Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau about possibly coaching Anthony. ***PHOTO1*** Jim Boeheim has been...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Trevor Ariza
June 30th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
This off-season the New York Knicks will mainly be working with the veteran's minimum to add talent to their roster. However, they'll also have their mid-level exception to work with. The value will be determined when we know if Carmelo Anthony re-signs with the Knicks or not. Regardless, could New...

Despite Handicapped by the Cap, New York Knicks Will Pursue Pau Gasol Hard via Free Agency
June 29th, 2014 at 3:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** While they have limited cap space to work with, the New York Knicks still intend to pursue free-agent Paul Gasol next week when the free-agency period becomes official. With the familiarity he has with him when he coached him on the Lakers, Phil Jackson thinks he can possibly  persuade Gasol to...

Carmelo Anthony, as Expected, to Opt Out of Contract with New York Knicks
June 22nd, 2014 at 5:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** What has long been rumored will likely become official on July 1, when New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is expected to opt out of his contract. There has been strong debate on whether he would stay and be part of new President Phil Jackson's plans or try to win elsewhere,...

Chicago Bulls’ Coach Tom Thibodeau Tampers with New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
June 22nd, 2014 at 4:47 PM
As Knicks 101 has said for a while now, the Chicago Bulls are the New York Knicks biggest competition for Carmelo Anthony this off-season. Not only did Joakim Noah blatantly recruit Anthony during the All-Star weekend but now Chicago's coach Tom Thibodeau has reportedly reached out to Anthony as well. ***PHOTO1*** This is...

New York Knicks Contract Decisions Approaching
June 22nd, 2014 at 9:43 AM
Most New York Knicks fans are focused on Carmelo Anthony and his deadline to opt-out of his contract. However, Phil Jackson has other decisions to make and they need to be made soon. Will the Knicks decide to keep Shannon Brown, Lamar Odom and Jeremy Tyler around for next season? ***PHOTO1*** Everyone knows...

Dallas Mavericks Destination for New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
June 19th, 2014 at 5:34 PM
For all the criticism thrown Carmelo Anthony's way mostly any team in the NBA would gladly take him on their roster if there wasn't a salary cap to deal with. He's good, very good. However, you need the money to offer him to bring pry him away from the New...

New York Knicks Remain Confident in Re-signing Carmelo Anthony
June 16th, 2014 at 5:27 PM
Phil Jackson was hoping to convince Carmelo Anthony to opt-in to his contract with the New York Knicks. However, it doesn't appear like Anthony is going to do that. Despite the fact he still plans to opt-out of his contract, the Knicks remain confident they can re-sign Anthony as a...

Amare Stoudemire Opts-In with New York Knicks
June 15th, 2014 at 9:57 PM
In what can be described as the most obvious move of the off-season, Amare Stoudemire has declined his option to opt-out of his New York Knicks contract and will stay with the team through next season. ***PHOTO1*** There was no way Amare Stoudemire wasn't going to take the final paycheck owed to...

New York Knicks Shopping Tyson Chandler This Off-Season?
June 14th, 2014 at 12:27 AM
Experts are quick to point out that the New York Knicks are strapped cap-wise this off-season. The Knicks are over the salary cap and therefor will only have the veteran's minimum and a mid-level exception worth $3.287 million per year at their disposal. However, the Knicks do have expiring contracts they...

New York Knicks’ JR Smith Starting for Now On?
June 10th, 2014 at 10:36 PM
J.R. Smith was a starter as a rookie. Since then he's made a living coming off the bench. He's thrived. He even won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award in 2013. However, he was named a starter last season and would prefer to remain a starter from now...

Derek Fisher to Accept New York Knicks Coaching Job
June 9th, 2014 at 7:16 PM
The wait is over. Derek Fisher is ready to accept the New York Knicks' head coaching job. Reports are circulating that Phil Jackson is about to sign his primary target for the Knicks coaching job. Fisher will be the man to install Jackson's triangle offense and replace Mike Woodson in...