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New York Knicks Chemistry Challenged by Expiring Contracts
December 17th, 2014 at 9:18 PM
There's no doubt that trying to get a roster full of players that know they wont be around after the season to buy into a system, a new way of playing and to listen to a first-time head coach is a major challenge. It's one that the New York Knicks...

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Speaks Poorly About New York Knicks’ Coach Derek Fisher
December 1st, 2014 at 8:59 PM
It's no secret that Mark Cuban was mad that Derek Fisher eventually joined the Oklahoma City Thunder after asking for his release from the Dallas Mavericks. Ever since then, Cuban has taken verbal jabs at Fisher through different media outlets. Now Cuban's taken his gripe to the next level by...

New York Knicks’ Tim Hardaway Jr.’s Inconsistent Play Caused by Playing Inconsistently
November 21st, 2014 at 12:49 PM
To nearly every fan of the New York Knicks, Tim Hardaway Jr. is the youngest and brightest star-in-the-making on the roster. However, he also fuels his doubters by playing extremely one-dimensional basketball. The question is, is he not developing because of lack of effort or lack of consistent play? ***PHOTO1*** Something nearly...

New York Knicks’ Cleanthony Early Requires Knee Surgery
November 19th, 2014 at 9:24 PM
Apparently playing small forward for the New York Knicks puts a lot of pressure on your knees. It seems that both Carmelo Anthony and Cleanthony Early are having knee troubles. Unfortunately, Early's knee issue requires surgery. ***PHOTO1*** The 2014-15 season was suppose to be about rebuilding for the New York Knicks. It...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Has Sore Left Knee
November 19th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
It's no secret that the New York Knicks are off to a terrible start. It's no secret that the Knicks could be headed towards a lottery pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. However, the fact that Carmelo Anthony has been playing with an aggravated left knee has been kept a...

Was Metta World Peace Too Honest for New York Knicks?
November 15th, 2014 at 12:47 PM
Metta World Peace is old school. He's tough. He's not afraid to mix it up with others. Not even his teammates. It's that honesty and willingness to stand up to his roster-mates that has World Peace playing in China instead of New York with the Knicks. ***PHOTO1*** Lets be honest, there's plenty...

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...