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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’ Carmelo Anthony: I’d Love to Play with Kobe Bryant One Day
October 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
One of the teams that heavily courted Carmelo Anthony before resigning with the New York Knicks was the Los Angeles Lakers; and it even caused a bit of awkwardness in the Phil Jackson-Jeanie Buss household. ***PHOTO1*** There was one report going around that the reason why the Lakers are having so much...

Shaquille O’Neal on Knicks: Carmelo Anthony Needs Another ‘Bad Motherf—er’ for Triangle to Work
October 27th, 2014 at 6:01 PM
And today's honesty award goes to......former NBA MVP and Champion Shaquille O'Neal, because when he was asked about what he thought of the New York Knicks offense, he did not hold back. ***PHOTO1*** While doing a preview for TNT for the upcoming basketball season, Shaq made the emphasis that Carmelo Anthony needs...

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...

Los Angeles Lakers not Good Enough for New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
October 16th, 2014 at 9:27 PM
Carmelo Anthony and where he'd sign this past free agency period was one of the biggest stories of the NBA off-season. Where he'd eventually end up was a matter of opinion that varied greatly and few agreed on. Some named the Houston Rockets. Some said he'd sign with the Chicago...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Doesn’t Expect Carmelo Anthony to Be Kobe Bryant
September 27th, 2014 at 10:53 PM
When it comes to Carmelo Anthony he's unquestionably the New York Knicks number one scoring threat. However, when most think about his role in the triangle offense most think about the success Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant had for years. Phil Jackson expects Anthony to thrive in his new role...

New York Knicks Gave Carmelo Anthony No Trade Clause
July 18th, 2014 at 10:09 PM
This off-season Carmelo Anthony flirted with several franchises but ultimately agreed to return to the New York Knicks. However, besides making a huge salary Anthony was also able to get peace of mind and control over where he'll play. The Knicks agreed to give Anthony a No Trade Clause along...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Andrew Bynum
June 16th, 2014 at 9:34 PM
Once upon a time, Andrew Bynum was a dominant force in the NBA playing under Phil Jackson. Fast forward a few years and Bynum's been on three teams following his time with the Los Angeles Lakers and is widely looked at as an injured malcontent. That being said, if anyone...

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...

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...

Can New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Reach Another Level?
March 22nd, 2014 at 11:45 PM
Carmelo Anthony is a superstar. He's one of the best scorers in the game of basketball on the planet. He's also the leader of the New York Knicks. However, Anthony has the power to opt-out of his contract this upcoming off-season and become a free agent. If he stays with...

Does Pau Gasol Have a Future with the New York Knicks?
March 22nd, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Roster moves in the off-season should be pretty limited unless Phil Jackson and Steve Mills can pull off any trades. There's just too much money on the books for the Knicks next year. Mostly fans should expect veteran minimum signings, undrafted free agent signings and maybe an import or two...

Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Doesn’t Want to See Phil Jackson Join New York Knicks Organization
March 16th, 2014 at 11:58 PM
Kobe Bryant and Phil Jackson became close during their years together with the Los Angeles Lakers. However, now Bryant finds himself as an aging star and Jackson on the brink of joining the New York Knicks. Bryant's finding the idea of Jackson joining the Knicks front office hard to take. ***PHOTO1*** Kobe...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Influenced by Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant
October 2nd, 2013 at 3:06 PM
There are many New York Knicks fans who are worried about Carmelo Anthony's impending free agency. After next season Anthony can opt out of his contract and either renegotiate his contract with the Knicks or look for employment elsewhere. Then again, Anthony could also choose to play out his current contract....

Carmelo Anthony Doesn’t Think He’ll Spurn the New York Knicks for the Los Angeles Lakers
July 24th, 2013 at 9:23 PM
The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly interested in adding both Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James following the upcoming season, but the New York Knicks' star shot down those hopes in a recent interview with TMZ. ***PHOTO1*** When asked if he could see himself playing alongside Kobe Bryant in the not-so-distant future, Anthony replied...

Could New York Knicks Target Metta World Peace After He’s Amnestied by Los Angeles Lakers?
July 8th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The NBA Draft is over, the free agency period is about to begin and rumor season has officially begun. One of the newest rumors in the wake of Dwight Howard's decision is that the Los Angeles Lakers may be preparing to us the Amnesty Clause to cut Metta World Peace when the...

Can Glen Grunwald Add Earl Clark to the New York Knicks?
June 26th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Earl Clark was the second threat on the Los Angeles Lakers behind Kobe Bryant last season. Clearly that wasn't the plan but with Steve Nash hurt most of the season, Pau Gasol struggling with his role and injuries of his own and Dwight Howard recovering from back surgery Clark stepped up....

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...

New York Knicks Should Target Jordan Farmar in Free Agency
June 16th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
This off-season one of the biggest things the New York Knicks are looking to do is find a young, athletic point guard they can bring off the bench behind starter Raymond Felton. If that player could play along side Felton in a two-guard system, even better. Why not target Jordan...

New York Knicks Current and Former Coaches Receive Awards for April
April 20th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Mike D'Antoni and Mike Woodson use to share a bench as members of the coaching staff for the New York Knicks. When D'Antoni resigned as head coach it led to Woodson taking the job. With the Knicks playing well enough to earn the second seed in the Eastern Conference and the...