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New York Knicks Spoil LeBron James Return; Defeat Cleveland Cavaliers 95-90
October 30th, 2014 at 11:49 PM
On Thursday night, the New York Knicks were coming into Cleveland a beaten team and a reeling team fresh off a 24-point beating at the hands of the Chicago Bulls in Madison Square Garden, so the task of trying to stop the Cleveland Cavaliers on the night where LeBron James...

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 Trade Forward Travis Outlaw to Philadelphia 76ers
October 27th, 2014 at 6:50 PM
It's official! Travis Wear has impressed Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher enough to make the New York Knicks final roster. As a result, the Knicks had to sacrifice a player with a guaranteed contract. However, instead of having to eat the guaranteed contract Jackson was able to find a trade...

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...

New York Knicks President Phil Jackson Having Team Go Through ‘Mindfulness Training’
October 14th, 2014 at 1:44 PM
There's a reason why one of Phil Jackson's nicknames is "The Zen Master." ***PHOTO1*** It could go with the 11 championships that he won when he was the head coach for the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, but he was called the "Zen Master" because of his beliefs and the way...

Knicks’ Derek Fisher Says Team Learning Offense is Similar to Giants Learning New Offense
October 10th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
With Derek Fisher as the new head coach, the New York Knicks are running the triangle offense, made famous by Fisher's boss, Knicks team president Phil Jackson, who coached Fisher when he was on the Los Angeles Lakers. ***PHOTO1*** In the Knicks first preseason game, they struggled with it and ended up...

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...

Iman Shumpert Believes He’ll Play for Knicks in Preseason Opener Vs. Celtics Despite Sore Hamstring
October 7th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The good news: Iman Shumpert's knees are fine unlike last year. The bad news: a new injury has flared up for the New York Knicks young guard. ***PHOTO1*** Shumpert has apparently been dealing with a sore hamstring, something that started up the second day of training camp, as Derek Fisher revealed during...

New York Knicks’ Derek Fisher Excited to Coach Jose Calderon Instead of Playing Against Him
October 6th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
While as members of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Dallas Mavericks, Derek Fisher and Jose Calderon got plenty of time to face off against each other on the court, especially in the postseason. ***PHOTO1*** Now a season later, Fisher is the head coach of the New York Knicks and Calderon is potentially...

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’ Derek Fisher Starts with D
September 30th, 2014 at 8:50 PM
There was some bad news out of the first practice of the year for the New York Knicks. As Knicks 101 reported, Amare Stoudemire was restricted in the first practice of training camp. It's ironic that Stoudemire was limited, because of his claims of an all-healthy off-season. However, it's also...

Amar’e Stoudemire Restricted in New York Knicks’ Defense-Only Practice on Tuesday
September 30th, 2014 at 4:38 PM
With a month to go until the start of the 2014-2015 NBA regular season, Derek Fisher had his team ready and practicing at West Point, but they were practicing defense only in their first of two practices on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** With the first of two practices, Derek Fisher kept Amar'e Stoudemire restricted...

New York Knicks’ Head Coach Derek Fisher is not Phil Jackson or His Puppet
September 28th, 2014 at 8:24 PM
It's no secret that New York Knicks' head coach Derek Fisher is a Phil Jackson guy. He played under Phil on the Los Angeles Lakers for years and after the Knicks were spurned by Steve Kerr, Fisher became the top coaching option for Jackson. There's little doubt that Fisher works...

Former New York Knicks’ Assistant Coaching Prospect Bill Cartwright to Coach Mexican National Team
September 27th, 2014 at 10:06 PM
Former New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls and Seattle SuperSonics' center Bill Cartwright was always considered a top prospect to join Derek Fisher's staff and help Phil Jackson install the triangle offense in New York. While that hasn't happened, he's taking his coaching knowledge elsewhere. Cartwright will be coaching the Mexican...

Kurt Thomas Discusses New York Knicks Leadership Void
September 23rd, 2014 at 8:02 PM
Former New York Knicks' big man Kurt Thomas hasn't officially retired but he's remained silent since playing his last NBA game on March 18, 2013, against the Utah Jazz. He says the absence of veteran leaders caused irreparably damaged the Knicks last season. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Knicks went from 54 wins...

Mayor Bill De Blasio to Knicks’ Derek Fisher: New York City Really Wants an NBA Title
September 23rd, 2014 at 5:29 PM
It's going on 31 years since the New York Knicks won an NBA Championship; the 1972-1973 season; which is the one of two the team has in their history (the other going back to 1969-1970.) ***PHOTO1*** They've been to two others; losing in 1993-1994 to the Houston Rockets and 1998-1999 to the...

New York Knicks Assistant Coach Brian Keefe is ‘Kevin Durant’s Guy’; Has Strong Ties to MVP
September 4th, 2014 at 11:44 AM
When you take a look at Derek Fisher's coaching staff, it's a strong blend of the two teams he had the strongest ties to; the Los Angeles Lakers and the Oklahoma City Thunder. ***PHOTO1*** One of the more interesting hires; Brian Keefe, who came from Oklahoma City, apparently has extremely strong ties...

New York Knicks’ Derek Fisher Finalizes Rest of Coaching Staff for 2014-2015 Season
September 4th, 2014 at 1:29 AM
On Wednesday, New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher finalized the rest of his coaching staff for the 2014-2015 season and it's got a definite Los Angeles Lakers feel to it. ***PHOTO1*** Already on Fisher's staff is former Lakers player, head coach and assistant coach Kurt Rambis, who will be Fisher's lead...