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2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Francisco Garcia
July 19th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
After signing big man Jason Smith with their mini mid-level exception, the New York Knicks will only be able to make further roster additions using minimum contracts. Knicks 101 has already reported that Metta World Peace would like to return to the Knicks now that Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson...

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...

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...

Carmelo Anthony Leaning Towards Leaving New York Knicks?
June 15th, 2014 at 6:38 PM
Let the rumors begin! The New York Knicks have known for a while they'd have to deal with Carmelo Anthony's decision on opting in or out of his contract and the drama that's included with that decision. However, now that the time has come to make that decision rumors have...

Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah Still Recruiting New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
May 4th, 2014 at 7:47 AM
As Knicks 101 had previously reported, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson and standout forward Carmelo Anthony had dinner together to discuss the future of the team and Anthony's possible involvement. Jackson informed Anthony that he intended on hiring Steve Kerr as the next head coach and that Jackson himself...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Mentoring Sacramento Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins?
March 28th, 2014 at 10:27 PM
Carmelo Anthony has always been one of the best scorers in the NBA. However, since coming to the New York Knicks his biggest knock has been his lack of leadership. However, Anthony is trying to be a mentor for Sacramento Kings' big man DeMarcus Cousins. ***PHOTO1*** New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony is...

Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets Carmelo Anthony’s Top Choices Should He Leave New York Knicks
March 20th, 2014 at 9:55 PM
Re-signing with the New York Knicks was always the favored option for Carmelo Anthony should he opt-out of his contract this upcoming off-season. After all, they can pay him the most amount of money and offer him the most security. However, this season has been a huge struggle and many...

Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard Offers New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Free Agent Advise
March 4th, 2014 at 10:26 PM
Dwight Howard has a tumultuous path that led to him joining the Houston Rockets. Many thought he'd be with the Orlando Magic his entire career. Then when he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers there was just no way he'd walk away from that storied franchise with a legacy of having...

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...

Chicago Bulls’ Mike James Believes Toure Murry Could Answer New York Knicks Point Guard Woes
December 12th, 2013 at 2:55 PM
Leave it to the New York Knicks that the position they have the most depth at is probably also their weakest. The point guard position has been a problem for the Knicks all season. The problem started before the health woes of Raymond Felton. The Knicks simply don't have the...

Could New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers Become Trade Partners?
November 14th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
A disappointing start to the 2013-14 season has New York Knicks fans wondering wondering when the next shoe will drop. Some want the team to make a move for another center after watching Tyson Chandler fall to the floor with a broken leg. For now, the team seems content with...

Former New York Knicks’ Forward Patrick Ewing Jr. Upset Legendary Father Patrick Ewing Hasn’t Gotten Head Coaching Opportunity
June 30th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
New York Knicks legend Patrick Ewing has nearly a decade of assistant coaching experience on top of his Hall of Fame playing career on his resume. Yet he's still not been given an opportunity to be a head coach in the NBA. After seeing both Mark Jackson and Jason Kidd...

Hakeem Olajuwon Believes New York Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire’s Potential is Reachable
June 18th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Amare Stoudemire has been a hard worker his entire life. He stays in top physical condition and works at improving at his craft constantly. Unfortunately for the New York Knicks, he's struggled staying on the court because his body simply keeps failing him. It's not his fault, but that's the...

New York Knicks’ Marcus Camby Set to Return for Second Year at Madison Square Garden
June 13th, 2013 at 6:29 PM
When Jason Kidd announced his retirement a lot of New York Knicks fans were hoping Marcus Camby would follow his lead. Not so fast. Camby has more to give on an NBA court and plans to show everyone what he has left next season. ***PHOTO1*** When the New York Knicks pulled off...

New York Knicks Legend Patrick Ewing Interviewing for Charlotte Bobcats Lead Assistant Job
June 5th, 2013 at 12:50 PM
The Charlotte Bobcats announced Steve Clifford as their new head coach and almost immediately New York Knicks legend Patrick Ewing was mentioned as a possible coach for Clifford's staff. Clifford and Ewing previously coached alongside one another for the Orlando Magic and Houston Rockets. Ewing has worked his way up the coaching...

New York Knicks Invite Former Knick Jerome Jordan to Summer League
May 29th, 2013 at 1:13 PM
In the NBA, if you're a seven footer you're basically a walking ATM machine. Skilled big men are so rare that teams are almost forced to take chances on players even when they've failed elsewhere. Think about it, Kwame Brown is still playing. Former New York Knicks rookie Jerome Jordan...

New York Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire Plans to Work with Hakeem Olajuwon in August
May 28th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
For Amare Stoudemire the 2012-13 NBA season was largely a loss. Once again his health failed him and he was only able to play in 29 regular season games total. However, during those games the New York Knicks saw a new style of play from Stoudemire than he'd displayed in his prior years in...

New York Knicks Legend Patrick Ewing up for Brooklyn Nets Job?
May 14th, 2013 at 3:00 PM
When the Brooklyn Nets decided to move on from Avery Johnson and replaced him with assistant P.J. Carlesimo it was widely known that Carlesimo would have to reach the Conference Finals at a minimum to keep the job. After all, every GM wants to hire their own coach and Billy King is...

Jeff Van Gundy Still New York Knicks Fan
May 9th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Today Jeff Van Gundy is an ESPN / ABC analyst. However, most NBA fans still remember him for his time as the New York Knicks head coach despite it being more than a decade since he roamed the sidelines of Madison Square Garden. However, it might surprise some people that Van Gundy remains a fan of...