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Could Derek Fisher’s Relationship with Reggie Jackson Land New York Knicks the Young Point Guard?
February 28th, 2015 at 12:29 AM
Most know that Reggie Jackson use to play for the Oklahoma City Thunder. They also know that Derek Fisher also played for the Thunder. However, most are unaware that Fisher mentored Jackson during their time as teammates. Jackson is now with the Detroit Pistons. Could his relationship with Fisher cause...

New York Knicks Must Pounce on Tom Thibodeau When He’s Available
February 27th, 2015 at 11:12 PM
Right now the Chicago Bulls are trying to sell the public on the idea that Derrick Rose's knee injury is minor and that he'll recover from surgery in 4-6 weeks. However, at this point any injury to his knees can't be considered minor. They have way too much wear and...

Future Portland Trail Blazers’ Free Agent LaMarcus Aldridge Loves New York
February 16th, 2015 at 10:21 PM
Whenever stars come to Madison Square Garden to play they talk about how New York is the Mecca of basketball and how they love playing on this stage. Those comments become even more exciting for fans when those stars are impending free agents. When they're All-Stars and the game is...

New York Knicks’ Cleanthony Early Given Second Westchester Knicks Assignment
February 6th, 2015 at 4:14 AM
It wasn't long ago that Cleanthony Early was assigned to the Westchester Knicks. He spent two games in the NBA D-League before being brought back to the NBA to suit up for the New York Knicks. Now Early has been assigned to the Knicks D-League affiliate for a second time...

NBA Hot Stove: Thunder’s Kevin Durant Interested in Knicks for 2016 Free Agency
January 29th, 2015 at 3:26 PM
Ever since the New York Knicks hired Derek Fisher as their head coach and Brian Keefe as one of their assistant coaches, the speculation on Kevin Durant possibly joining the Knicks when he's a free agent in the summer of 2016 has been ongoing. ***PHOTO1*** Durant, the league's current NBA MVP and...

Charles Barkley Calls New York Knicks Triangle Offense ‘stupid’
January 19th, 2015 at 3:18 PM
The biggest problem with using the triangle offense isn't the system itself. It's not having the players fit to play in that system that has led to the New York Knicks having such a terrible season. In fact, Hall of Fame player Charles Barkley believes the Knicks are 'stupid' to...

New York Knicks Sign Recently Waived Lou Amundson, Lance Thomas
January 10th, 2015 at 9:09 PM
The New York Knicks have made two roster additions. After trading for and waiving Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas the Knicks have now signed both veterans to 10-day contracts. ***PHOTO1*** Some New York Knicks fans will question why the team decided to waive Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas if they were going...

New York Knicks Considering Shutting Down Carmelo Anthony for Remainder of 2015 Season
January 3rd, 2015 at 12:59 PM
At 5-30, the New York Knicks 2014-2015 season is all but over and the team is looking at a potential lottery pick for the 2015 NBA Draft. With one of the worst records in the league, it's obvious that's where the season is headed. ***PHOTO1*** The season is also being consumed by...

How Should New York Knicks Rebuild Next Off-season?
December 23rd, 2014 at 7:07 AM
The New York Knicks are in the midst of a terrible season. It's hard to watch. It could be labeled a forgettable season if it weren't for the nightmares the team has given its fan base. With a superstar intact, how should the Knicks rebuild in the off-season? ***PHOTO1*** Before talking about...

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...