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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 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....

While New York Knicks Look to Future, Cavaliers Emerge as NBA Betting Favorites
March 19th, 2015 at 1:47 PM
With the New York Knicks languishing at the bottom of the NBA standings, it is understandable that fans may be more fixated on the club's fortunes in the upcoming NBA Draft lottery. But as the regular season winds down, the NBA playoff picture is quickly coming into focus, and...

New York Knicks’ Top Free Agent Target Greg Monroe Could Remain with Detroit Pistons
March 2nd, 2015 at 7:25 PM
Greg Monroe is one of the youngest and best free agents in the 2015 class. He's also widely expected to leave the Detroit Pistons. The New York Knicks are expected to be one of his top suitors. However, with their resurgence re-signing with the Pistons has become a real possibility. ***PHOTO1*** No...

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...

Detroit Pistons Eyeing New York Knicks’ Pablo Prigioni
January 25th, 2015 at 9:30 PM
Pablo Prigioni is a solid veteran point guard. However, he's too old to fit into the New York Knicks plans heading into the future. His salary is only partially guaranteed for next season so cutting him loose in the off-season wouldn't hurt the team very badly. However, if Phil Jackson...

New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers Biggest Competitors for Greg Monroe
January 15th, 2015 at 9:40 PM
Greg Monroe is going to be one of the top targets Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks look to sign in the off-season. If they can land Marc Gasol that would be ideal but after him Monroe is the next top center on the market. However, there will be...

Will New York Knicks Lose Out on Greg Monroe to Detroit Pistons?
January 8th, 2015 at 11:07 PM
It's no secret that Greg Monroe didn't want to return to the Detroit Pistons this season. In fact, he was willing to sign a one-year deal to have the chance to pick where he'd be playing next season. However, with the Pistons under new management and heading in a new...

New York Knicks Benefit from Losing?
January 3rd, 2015 at 7:07 AM
After watching your favorite team lose to the so-called worst team in the NBA you have to ask yourself if what's best for the team is to turn things around or lose for better positioning in the NBA Draft. Tonight the New York Knicks lost 97-81 to the Detroit Pistons....

Carmelo Anthony Sits for Short-Handed Knicks; Drop 10th Straight in 97-81 Loss to Pistons
January 3rd, 2015 at 12:58 AM
Former New York Knicks power forward Larry Johnson called the team an embarrassment and a team that lacked heart after their performance on Friday night against the Detroit Pistons. ***PHOTO1*** There's another thing the Knicks were on Friday night, and that was short-handed; they were missing Carmelo Anthony as he sat because...

Detroit Pistons Waive Josh Smith; Should New York Knicks Show Interest, Sign Him?
December 22nd, 2014 at 1:06 PM
On Monday, the Detroit Pistons decided to cut ties with former All Star forward Josh Smith, as they placed him on waivers, even with two years and $26 million left on his contract. ***PHOTO1*** Teams have 48 hours to make a claim on Smith if they want to add him to the...

New York Knicks Losing Hope in Signing Free Agent Marc Gasol
December 7th, 2014 at 7:06 PM
The plan for the New York Knicks under Phil Jackson has always been to re-sign Carmelo Anthony and then build a contending team around him during the 2015 off-season and beyond. Jackson did well bringing Anthony back but has watched the team flounder this season. That being said, this is...

New York Knicks’ General Manager Steve Mills Deals with Player’s Agents
December 4th, 2014 at 7:36 PM
There's been plenty of talk about Phil Jackson's ability to turn the New York Knicks franchise around. Not only did he hire a first-time head coach but he also brought the triangle offense to the organization as well. It's clear that he and Carmelo Anthony will be responsible for flirting...

New York Knicks’ J.R. Smith Suspended 1 Game for Groin Hit to Wizards’ Glen Rice
November 5th, 2014 at 5:20 PM
The NBA decided on Wednesday that the groin shot delievered to Washington Wizards' Glen Rice Jr., intentional or not, was enough to keep J.R. Smith off the court for at least one night. ***VIDEO1*** Just hours before the New York Knicks are set to take on the Detroit Pistons at the Palace...

New York Knicks Must Put Full Court Press on Signing Detroit Pistons’ Greg Monroe
November 2nd, 2014 at 8:12 PM
Let's look ahead. That's an entire season to go but it's hard to ignore the fact that after this season comes the lawded 2015 NBA free agency period. That's when there's suppose to be a boatload of superstar talent available and the New York Knicks are suppose to go on...

Should Greg Monroe Be New York Knicks Number One 2015 Free Agent Target?
August 12th, 2014 at 8:04 PM
For the last few years many New York Knicks fans have looked past the teams performances with an eye on the 2015 free agent class. The Knicks are expected to have plenty of roster space and cap room next off-season. However, with many of the projected free agents re-signing with...

Could Ron Harper Emerge as New York Knicks Coaching Candidate?
May 16th, 2014 at 12:37 PM
Since Steve Kerr turned Phil Jackson down and became the Golden State Warriors head coach the New York Knicks are have had to keep their search going for a new coach. Some of Jackson's former players such as Derek Fisher, Tyronn Lue and Luke Walton have recently been connected to...

New York Knicks Lose Out on Steve Kerr as He Joins Golden State Warriors
May 14th, 2014 at 9:37 PM
Just off the news that the New York Knicks laughed at Steve Kerr's high contract demands, there's been a new development. After Stan Van Gundy signed on to run the Detroit Pistons the fight between the Knicks and Golden State Warriors for Kerr's services intensified. As it turns out, the...

Boston Celtics’ Legend Larry Bird Beat New York Knicks’ J.R. Smith to Shoelace Stunt
January 15th, 2014 at 12:05 PM
There is a lot of negativity surrounding New York Knicks' J.R. Smith right now. In fact, this is the first day Smith is eligible to be traded. Some rumors have him heading back to the Denver Nuggets for Andre Miller. Others, like Marc Berman of the New York Post, say...