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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...

Former New York Knicks Big Man Kurt Thomas Considering NBA Return
January 9th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
The last time Kurt Thomas was seen in the NBA he put on a courageous performance that inspired the New York Knicks and probably saved their season. Playing hurt, Thomas put the team on his back and showed more heart than any Knicks player in recent history. However, playing on a...

Chicago Bulls Monitoring Former New York Knicks’ Big Man Kurt Thomas
September 13th, 2013 at 3:59 PM
Kurt Thomas struggled with foot issues last season and was eventually released by the New York Knicks when he was forced to undergo surgery, ending his season. Most believed that would be the end of the 40 year old's long and distinguished NBA career. However, that hasn't stopped the Chicago...

New York Knicks Looking to Re-Acquire Kostas Papanikolaou from Portland Trail Blazers
June 27th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The New York Knicks drafted Kostas Papanikolaou with the 48th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. He was expected to join the team this coming season but was instead included in the Portland Trail Blazers deal to land Raymond Felton and Kurt Thomas. However, with Papanikolaou not being a part of Portland's plans, the Blazers are...

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...

New York Knicks 2013 NBA Draft Watch: Jeff Withey
June 2nd, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The frontcourt is one area the New York Knicks might look to address in the 2013 NBA Draft. With Tyson Chandler and Amare Stoudemire both big priced big men with injury concerns the Knicks may look to draft someone who can join the rotation as a backup and be groomed for a starting role in...

Kurt Thomas Could Return to New York Knicks
April 14th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Kurt Thomas had two stints with the New York Knicks during his playing career and was always a fan favorite. After ending his season with a foot injury and needing surgery his heroic performance against the Utah Jazz may have been the last time Thomas is seen in an NBA...

New York Knicks Release Kurt Thomas
April 11th, 2013 at 12:12 AM
Kurt Thomas is the oldest player in the NBA. However, the New York Knicks have decided that they can no longer wait for all of these injured big men to return and have released Thomas. To fill Thomas' roster spot the Knicks have signed James Singleton. While the move makes...

New York Knicks Need to Preserve Carmelo Anthony
March 24th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The New York Knicks have clinched a playoff spot. While they are still looking to keep their edge heading into the playoffs, and fighting for the Atlantic Division title along with positioning in the Eastern Conference ranking, they also need to get and stay healthy. Every game is important and...

New York Knicks: Should They Cut Kurt Thomas?
March 20th, 2013 at 12:24 PM
Kurt Thomas might be the oldest player in the NBA but he's a warrior. Before facing the Utah Jazz rumors started to swirl that his season with the New York Knicks might be over. However, X-rays showed what they thought were just bone spurs and so he played. He played with...

New York Knicks End Losing Streak Against Utah Jazz Even Without Carmelo Anthony
March 19th, 2013 at 1:21 PM
After losing four games by about 20 points in a row while watching some of their best players get injured, the New York Knicks ended their west coast trip with a victory. Monday night the Knicks were able to defeat the Utah Jazz 90-83. They'll now head back east hoping...

New York Knicks Discover New Combination of Starting Guards
March 19th, 2013 at 10:32 AM
Last night, the New York Knicks finally got a win on this five game trip to the west coast. The Knicks were superior to the Utah Jazz for most of the night and finally came away with a win after four straight losses. While the Knicks enjoyed memorable performances from...

Camelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire Questionable, Expect New York Knicks to Use Chris Copeland
March 9th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
The New York Knicks have faced an injury bug all year but at this point in the season the injuries seemed to multiply. Rasheed Wallace is still out, Carmelo Anthony has missed 2 straight games, and Amare Stoudemire is listed as questionable with a knee injury. ***PHOTO1*** With all these injuries, especially...

Could the New York Knicks Add Aaron Brooks to Their Roster?
March 2nd, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The New York Knicks have shown some interest in Aaron Brooks for several years. When he was fighting with Houston Rockets coaching staff the Knicks attempted to trade for him. When he was a member of the Phoenix Suns the Knicks tried to bring him to New York. Now that...

New York Knicks Hoping for Focus
February 27th, 2013 at 12:40 PM
Something the New York Knicks have been missing lately has been focus and determination. At the beginning of the season, it seemed like no team wanted to win more than the Knicks. They were focused for every single game and refused to lose without a fight, but lately, that hasn't...

Is Ronnie Brewer the Player the New York Knicks are Missing the Most?
February 13th, 2013 at 11:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** You would  think the New York Knicks would have improved when Iman Shumpert returned to the court this season from rehabbing a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. After all, what team couldn't use a young and athletic defense-first player? However, Shumpert's minutes have cost Ronnie Brewer his playing time,...

New York Knicks Interested in Phoenix Suns’ Jared Dudley
February 9th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Knicks are a win-now team. They are in second place in the Eastern Conference and have Amare Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, Raymond Felton and J.R. Smith all in the prime of their careers. As a result, they are looking around the league to see if...

Could the New York Knicks Call Henry Sims up from Their D-League Team?
February 8th, 2013 at 2:39 PM
As the NBA season has progressed the New York Knicks have proven that they are one of the better teams in the entire league and certainly one to be respected in the Eastern Conference and Atlantic Division. However, age and health has been a concern for their roster all season....

Could the New York Knicks Add Louis Amundson to Their Frontcourt?
February 8th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
This is the time of the season where contending teams hold off on signing street free agents in order to see who gets waived from other teams that might be able to supplement their rosters. The New York Knicks are no different. With Rasheed Wallace and Marcus Camby suffering from injuries the...

New York Knicks Targeting a Christmas Return for Amare Stoudemire
December 4th, 2012 at 11:40 AM
The New York Knicks are off to a fast start this season. They are 12-4 and have their sights on winning the Atlantic Division. However, they've played the entire season thus far without one of their best players. Amare Stoudemire has been out healing from a knee surgery to remove...