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Is New York Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire in Any Position to Complain?
December 6th, 2014 at 1:01 AM
There’s a reason the Houston Rockets look past James Harden’s defensive problems. He’s incredible with the ball in his hands. Like Harden, Amare Stoudemire is a one-way player. His defense leaves a lot to be desired. Except he gets called out on it because he hasn't been able to stay...

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Speaks Poorly About New York Knicks’ Coach Derek Fisher
December 1st, 2014 at 8:59 PM
It's no secret that Mark Cuban was mad that Derek Fisher eventually joined the Oklahoma City Thunder after asking for his release from the Dallas Mavericks. Ever since then, Cuban has taken verbal jabs at Fisher through different media outlets. Now Cuban's taken his gripe to the next level by...

NBA Nearing New Television Rights Deal with ESPN and Turner
September 8th, 2014 at 9:31 PM
The NBA is reportedly on the verge of a new TV contracts with ESPN and Turner. The deal would give ESPN/ABC and Turner (TNT, NBA TV) exclusive national broadcast rights. The deal could be extremely favorable for the entire league as, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the salary cap is...

New York Knicks’ Derek Fisher Hires Another Assistant Coach
July 13th, 2014 at 10:19 PM
Derek Fisher's coaching staff is beginning to take shape. He's hired Kurt Rambis as his right-hand-man and second in charge. He also hired former Los Angeles Lakers assistant Rasheed Hazzard and former Okalahoma City Thunder assistant Joshua Longstaff. Now he's hired another Thunder assistant to help hill out the New York Knicks coaching staff. ***PHOTO1*** Former Oklahoma...

New York Knicks Hire Two More Assistant Coaches
July 8th, 2014 at 6:42 PM
There's been plenty of speculation on who Phil Jackson could bring to New York to fill out Derek Fisher's coaching staff. In fact, recently Kurt Rambis was hired to be Fisher's right-hand-man. That being said, a coaching staff doesn't consist of a head coach and one assistant. Clearly more coaches...

Oklahoma City Thunder Source Warns About Players Tuning Out Derek Fisher
July 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
From everything we know about Derek Fisher he's a leader among men. Kobe Bryant once called Fisher the leader of the Los Angeles Lakers during their time in there together. Members of the Oklahoma City Thunder said Fisher's leadership was priceless. From all accounts, Fisher has always been a coach on the...

New York Knicks’ JR Smith Starting for Now On?
June 10th, 2014 at 10:36 PM
J.R. Smith was a starter as a rookie. Since then he's made a living coming off the bench. He's thrived. He even won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award in 2013. However, he was named a starter last season and would prefer to remain a starter from now...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Fined for Tampering
June 3rd, 2014 at 1:25 PM
Tampering is one of those things in sports that leagues frown on and nearly every team does in one way or another. It's one of those things that teams universally understand is part of the rules but don't take overly seriously. Phil Jackson can consider this a small lesson as...

Potential New York Knicks Head Coach Derek Fisher “the Total Package”
June 2nd, 2014 at 11:46 AM
The Oklahoma City Thunder's season is over. That means that Derek Fisher's NBA playing career could very well be over as well. He'll take a few days to make that decision and then assess what his next move will be. If he retires and wants to join the coaching ranks...

Derek Fisher Will Discuss New York Knicks Job Following Playoffs
May 20th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
Now that Steve Kerr is out of the picture Derek Fisher has become Phil Jackson's top target for the New York Knicks head coaching job. However, Fisher is finishing up his 18 year career with a deep playoff run as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. He's hoping it...

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...

Derek Fisher Now New York Knicks Head Coaching Choice
May 16th, 2014 at 9:16 AM
Knicks 101 reported that Derek Fisher could emerge as a coaching choice for the New York Knicks. Not only does he have a major connection to Phil Jackson but many around the league feel he, like Steve Kerr, has a bright future as a coach ahead of him. Now that...

New York Knicks Lose Out on Steve Kerr as He Joins Golden State Warriors
May 14th, 2014 at 9:37 PM
Just off the news that the New York Knicks laughed at Steve Kerr's high contract demands, there's been a new development. After Stan Van Gundy signed on to run the Detroit Pistons the fight between the Knicks and Golden State Warriors for Kerr's services intensified. As it turns out, the...

New York Knicks’ Iman Shumpert Possibly Being Sent to Oklahoma City Thunder
December 1st, 2013 at 1:03 PM
Iman Shumpert has been involved in almost each and every trade scenario the New York Knicks have been looking into. While fans love Shumpert for his style, energy and defensive abilities he clearly isn't as coveted by the organization itself. The newest rumors have the Knicks sending him to the very talented...

New York Knicks Move Front and Center Towards Training Camp, Invite Cole Aldrich
September 25th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
All off-season the New York Knicks have looked for ways to make their frontcourt stronger. However, Glen Grunwald and the front office has struggled in attempts to find a true center to backup Tyson Chandler. Their two-day mini camp led to two invites for training camp being given to Josh...

NBA Allows Online Voting for MVP
April 11th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
In the NBA there is a Rookie of the Year award, an Offensive Player of the Year award, a Defensive Player of the Year award, Sixth Man of the Year award, Most Improved award but the most coveted award by players is MVP of the league. Now fans have a...

New York Knicks Legend Walt “Clyde” Frazier Doesn’t See Miami Heat as All-Time Great Team
March 30th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The Miami Heat are a very good team by today's NBA standards. The combination of LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh is a formidable threesome. Add Ray Allen, Mario Chalmers, Shane Battier, Mike Miller, Chris Andersen, Udonis Haslem and Rashard Lewis into the mix, and you  have a team...

New York Knicks Contemplating Another Roster Move?
March 12th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The New York Knicks have done a pretty good job handling their business thus far in the regular season. However, their eyes are focused on post-season success. Prior to the trade deadline the Knicks traded Ronnie Brewer to the Oklahoma City Thunder and signed free agent Kenyon Martin. Now they...

New York Knicks Lose to Oklahoma City Thunder 95-94
March 8th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
JR Smith's 36 point performance was not enough for New York Knicks to defeat Oklahoma City Thunder and Kevin Durant. New York Knicks played a very good game until the 4th quarter in which they were outscored 20-13.  The final few possessions of the game were ugly for New York Knicks. JR...

New York Knicks Lead the League in Beer Cost
March 3rd, 2013 at 8:00 AM
As if NBA franchises don't make enough profit, beer costs has risen 1.7% from last season. Would it surprise anyone that the New York Knicks have the highest priced beer in the league? Now you can feel completely ripped off knowing that not only have the game ticket prices dramatically...