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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...

Craig Sager Making TNT Return Tonight
March 5th, 2015 at 4:46 PM
Leukemia reared it's ugly head and legendary sideline reporter Craig Sager cut it off. Sager, known for wearing suits only rivaled by New York Knicks' broadcaster Clyde Frazier, is making his long-awaited return to TNT after an 11-month battle with leukemia. He's schedule to return tonight in his home town...

Could Derek Fisher’s Relationship with Reggie Jackson Land New York Knicks the Young Point Guard?
February 28th, 2015 at 12:29 AM
Most know that Reggie Jackson use to play for the Oklahoma City Thunder. They also know that Derek Fisher also played for the Thunder. However, most are unaware that Fisher mentored Jackson during their time as teammates. Jackson is now with the Detroit Pistons. Could his relationship with Fisher cause...

Carmelo Anthony’s 31 Points Leads Knicks to 100-92 Win Over Thunder Minus Kevin Durant
January 28th, 2015 at 11:40 PM
The Oklahoma City Thunder came into New York City on Wednesday night looking to try and win against the New York Knicks without their best player in Kevin Durant, who was out again with a toe injury. ***PHOTO1*** Without Durant on the court, it gave the Knicks more than a fighting chance,...

New York Knicks Sign Recently Waived Lou Amundson, Lance Thomas
January 10th, 2015 at 9:09 PM
The New York Knicks have made two roster additions. After trading for and waiving Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas the Knicks have now signed both veterans to 10-day contracts. ***PHOTO1*** Some New York Knicks fans will question why the team decided to waive Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas if they were going...

Knicks Trade Iman Shumpert, J.R. Smith to Cavaliers in Three-Team Deal with Thunder
January 5th, 2015 at 9:07 PM
UPDATE (9:36 p.m.): Reggie Jackson will not be a part of the trade to the Knicks. However, the Knicks will get a future first round pick from Oklahoma City and a 2019 second round pick from Cleveland in the trade. The Knicks will also get Lance Thomas, Alex Kirk and Lou Amundsen,...

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...