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New York Knicks Could End up with Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant Next Year: Report
August 28th, 2015 at 3:06 PM
Kevin Durant calls the Oklahoma City Thunder home and Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is expected to retire after the season, but there remains a slim chance -- a very slim chance -- that both end up on the New York Knicks in 2016. ***PHOTO1*** During an interview on ESPN First...

Carmelo Anthony Embraces Role as Leader; Hosts Work Out in Puerto Rico
August 27th, 2015 at 2:53 PM
New York Knicks' executive Phil Jackson challenged Carmelo Anthony to embrace more of a leadership role with the team this offseason. It seems as if Anthony is listening. The superstar forward gathered some of the team's younger players for a workout during his annual charity weekend in Puerto Rico. Recently signed...

New York Knicks Rookie Kristaps Porzingis to Work with Kurt Rambis
August 27th, 2015 at 2:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's no secret that Phil Jackson has hitched his wagon on the narrow shoulders of European prospect Kristaps Porzingis. The good news is that he's trusting his care to one of his closest confidants: New York Knicks' associate head coach Kurt Rambis. It would make sense for Rambis, who is...

Ex-Knick Amar’e Stoudemire Says He’s Ready to Return to “All-Star Level”
August 26th, 2015 at 12:56 PM
Amar'e Stoudemire was supposed to be a savior for the New York Knicks -- a part of the big three, alongside Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler, that would lead them back to the promised land. But that never happened and injuries derailed Stoudemire's dream and New York's chances. ***PHOTO1*** Now, after appearing...

New York Knicks Return from “A Very Melo Weekend” in Puerto Rico: Photo
August 25th, 2015 at 6:27 PM
It really pays to be on good terms with New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony, who recently had a cast of his teammates and former Knicks down in Puerto Rico for "A Very Melo Weekend," which is an annual fundraiser for Anthony's charity. ***PHOTO1*** Among those who made the trip were Kristaps...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Explains Decision to Sign Derrick Williams
August 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
When the New York Knicks initially signed Derrick Williams to a two-year, $10 million deal, it left many fans (and experts) shaking their head. It was a very Knicks-like move that has really zapped the energy of the fanbase over the last several years, but Phil Jackson believes his decision...

New York Knicks Receive 4th Overall Pick in 2015 NBA Draft
May 19th, 2015 at 8:56 PM
The NBA Draft Lottery was held Tuesday evening, where it was determined the New York Knicks' would select overall. The Knicks were represented by general manager Steve Mills and had a 19.9% chance at winning the first pick in the draft, the second highest in the draft. ***PHOTO1*** The last...

New Thunder Head Coach Billy Donovan Targeting New York Knicks’ Assistant?
May 18th, 2015 at 10:36 AM
When Phil Jackson hired Derek Fisher to be the head coach of the New York Knicks, the team was well aware they would have to surround him with experienced assistants on the bench. It seems as if the Oklahoma City Thunder are following a similar blueprint by trying to bring...

Former New York Knicks’ Guard J.R. Smith Uses Instagram to Take Shot at Former Team
May 15th, 2015 at 11:40 AM
Former New York Knicks' shooting guard J.R. Smith took to the popular image sharing platform Instagram on Thursday evening to rub salt in the wounds of Knicks fans' as Smith's new team, the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to the Eastern Conference championship. ***PHOTO1*** Smith, who played for the Knicks for three-and-a-half seasons, was...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Calls Out Playoff Teams Relying on Three Point Shot
May 12th, 2015 at 8:38 PM
New York Knicks' team president Phil Jackson knows a few things about what it takes to win an NBA championship. The thirteen time champion took to Twitter over the weekend to call out playoff teams that rely heavily on the three point shot. NBA analysts give me some diagnostics on how...

Chad Ford Selects Emmanuel Mudiay for New York Knicks in “Grade-A” Draft
May 12th, 2015 at 9:29 AM
The consensus opinion among NBA circles is that if the New York Knicks land one of the top two picks of next month's NBA draft, they'll select either Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns or Duke's Jahlil Okafor. ESPN's Chad Ford thinks Knicks' team president Phil Jackson should consider another option: point guard...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Marches Peacefully in Baltimore Protests
April 30th, 2015 at 5:19 PM
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past several weeks, you should be well aware of the riots currently holding the streets of Baltimore hostage. New York Knicks' superstar Carmelo Anthony, a Baltimore native, joined the march down St. Paul Street on Thursday, days after publicly condemning...

Former New York Knicks’ Guard Stephon Marbury Honored in China
April 22nd, 2015 at 1:56 PM
It's not uncommon for fringe NBA players to make the transition to the Chinese Basketball Association to continue their dream of playing professional basketball. There have been few that have found such success as former New York Knicks' guard Stephon Marbury. View image | gettyimages.com Marbury played five frustrating season with...

New York Knicks’ Roster Surely to Have Major Turnover with Nine Potential Free Agents
April 20th, 2015 at 1:59 PM
Roster turnover is a constant every season in the NBA but for the New York Knicks, it couldn't come soon enough. The team risks losing nine potential free agency as soon as the playoffs come to close and another champion is crowned. ***PHOTO1*** The majority of the attrition will come in the...

New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony Questioned Decision to Stay
April 16th, 2015 at 7:52 PM
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony could have joined the Chicago Bulls, instead he decided to return to the city that never sleeps. Throughout this nightmarish season, it was often speculated whether or not Anthony regretted the decision to return. Nobody could blame him if he did, as the Knicks...

New York Knicks Season in Review: It’s Finally Over
April 16th, 2015 at 7:00 PM
There is an old saying that all good things will eventually come to an end. For Knicks fans, the worst has finally come to an end. The long, brutal and basketball offensive 2014-2015 season has finally come to an end. The New York Knicks finished with a record of 17-65,...

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’ Rookie Langston Galloway One of Few Bright Spots in Disastrous Season
April 14th, 2015 at 6:18 PM
Despite the New York Knicks putting together its worst season in years, the development of rookie guard Langston Galloway has provided a glimmer of hope as the team looks to rebuild in the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** After a prestigious collegiate career at St. Joseph's University, Galloway went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft...

New York Knicks’ Fans Upset After Big Win Over Atlanta Hawks
April 14th, 2015 at 12:01 PM
The New York Knicks celebrated a rare victory over the Eastern Conference leading Atlanta Hawks on Monday evening. Meanwhile, Knicks fans across the globe groaned at the team possibly jeopardizing their position at the top of the draft. ***PHOTO1*** Head coach Derek Fisher acknowledged fans right to be disappointed but disagreed with...