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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...

Derek Fisher to Accept New York Knicks Coaching Job
June 9th, 2014 at 7:16 PM
The wait is over. Derek Fisher is ready to accept the New York Knicks' head coaching job. Reports are circulating that Phil Jackson is about to sign his primary target for the Knicks coaching job. Fisher will be the man to install Jackson's triangle offense and replace Mike Woodson in...

Oklahoma City Thunder Coach Scott Brooks Endorces Derek Fisher for New York Knicks Job
May 18th, 2014 at 10:48 PM
Point guards are very often thought to make good coaches after their playing days. Derek Fisher is one of those point guards that is thought to have enough experience, a high enough basketball IQ and the leadership skills to transition to the coaching ranks. His current coach, Scott Brooks of...

Steve Kerr Wants Huge Contract to Coach New York Knicks
May 11th, 2014 at 8:36 AM
There's no hiding the fact that Phil Jackson wants to sign Steve Kerr as the next head coach of the New York Knicks. Knowing that, and knowing how wealthy James Dolan is, Kerr is asking a premium in order to take on the job. Is Kerr worth the Knicks shelling...

New York Knicks Offer Pablo Prigioni Two-Year Deal
July 3rd, 2013 at 10:15 AM
There's lots of speculation of what the New York Knicks may or may not do to strengthen their point guard position. One thing the organization and the fans can agree on is everyone would like to see Pablo Prigioni return for a second season. The franchise would like to see...

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...

New York Knicks Free Agency: Quincy Douby an Option to Replace Jason Kidd
June 24th, 2013 at 8:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** In the wake of Jason Kidd's retirement, the New York Knicks have decided to take a look at former NBA point guard Quincy Douby to fill the void left by the new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reported (via Twitter) that the...

New York Knicks’ Raymond Felton, “We Can Win a Championship”
June 23rd, 2013 at 6:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Knicks were bounced out of the playoffs by the Indiana Pacers this past season, but point guard Raymond Felton believes that this team is capable of winning a championship. Felton sat down with ESPNNewYork.com and was asked several questions regarding the status of the Knicks—who to draft, who...

Could New York Knicks Sign Sasha Vujacic in Free Agency?
June 17th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Yesterday, Knicks 101 made the argument that the New York Knicks should try to bring Jordan Farmar in as a free agent. Farmar is playing overseas and could be a player that could give the Knicks youth and athleticism in their backcourt. Today, lets discuss Farmar's former teammate Sasha Vujacic as...

Patrick Ewing Expects Rough Transition for Brooklyn Nets’ Head Coach Jason Kidd
June 15th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Patrick Ewing is one of the greatest players of all time. So is Jason Kidd. Ewing put together a Hall of Fame career with the New York Knicks, Seattle SuperSonics and the Orlando Magic. Kidd put together his Hall of Fame career with the Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey...

Rasheed Wallace’s Future with New York Knicks Unclear
June 12th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Rasheed Wallace came back from a two year retirement to play for Mike Woodson who he knew from his days with the Detroit Pistons. The signing was considered an afterthought. Wallace was basically the last or second to last roster spot and after two years off he couldn't be an...

Should New York Knicks Hire Jason Kidd as a Coach?
June 11th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
We know Jason Kidd has become a viable option to be the next head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. However, he never played in Brooklyn. The only place he's suited up in New York was in Madison Square Garden for the New York Knicks. Should the Knicks attempt to bring...

Former New York Knicks’ Point Guard Jason Kidd Serious Candidate for Brooklyn Nets Head Coaching Job
June 11th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
When Jason Kidd decided to retire after 19 seasons in the NBA people immediately talked about how he could be a quality coach in the future. There were plenty of New York Knicks' fans who thought he should join the Knicks staff as an assistant. However, he recently threw his...

New York Knicks 2013 NBA Draft Watch: Isaiah Canaan
June 7th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Going into the 2013 NBA Draft, the New York Knicks are looking to improve at every position. However, they are putting particular focus on the point guard and frontcourt positions. There could be some very helpful big men available in the second round. Could that make point guard the ideal position...

Former New York Knicks’ Jason Kidd’s Retirement Doesn’t Affect Teams Mid-Level Exception
June 4th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Monday, Jason Kidd decided to step away from his 19 year NBA career. The New York Knicks are sad to see Kidd go because his basketball IQ and game knowledge are unparalleled. However, his departure will certainly make the Knicks a younger team. The question is, will his departure free...

Former New York Knicks’ Jason Kidd Retires with Co-Rookie of the Year
June 3rd, 2013 at 11:32 PM
When their careers started in 1995, Jason Kidd and Grant Hill were named co-Rookie of the Year. Now they'll also share the same retirement year. During the 1994 NBA Draft, Kidd and Hill were both selected within the first three picks (Kidd at number two overall and Hill at number...

New York Knicks Point Guard Jason Kidd Retires from NBA
June 3rd, 2013 at 12:34 PM
New York Knicks Point Guard Jason Kidd will retire from the NBA today.  There was talk that he would give it a go another year but he has decided to retire today after a stellar Hall of Fame career.   He played well for the Knicks in the beginning of the...

New York Knicks 2013 NBA Draft Watch: Shane Larkin
June 1st, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Going into the 2013 NBA Draft, one area the New York Knicks might look to address is their point guard position. Raymond Felton is currently the Knicks starting point guard but his backups  — Jason Kidd and Pablo Prigioni — are two of the older players in the NBA. The team might lose Prigioni in free...

New York Knicks 2013 NBA Draft Watch: Dennis Schroeder
May 31st, 2013 at 8:00 AM
One area the New York Knicks might look to address in the 2013 NBA Draft is their backcourt. With Iman Shumpert and the likely to return J.R. Smith holding down the shooting guard position they Knicks are fairly set in that area. However, behind Raymond Felton the Knicks have two of the oldest backups in...

Chris Smith, not in New York Knicks Plans
May 27th, 2013 at 5:27 PM
Previously, Knicks 101 reported a proposed package deal with Chris and J.R. Smith returning to the New York Knicks. The desire by the Knicks to have J.R. back is obvious. He's not only a dynamic player, but the Knicks cap situation keeps them from signing anyone close to his skill...