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Ex-Knicks’ Iman Shumpert, J.R. Smith Win 2016 NBA Finals with Cleveland Cavaliers
June 20th, 2016 at 10:56 AM
On Sunday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers won their first NBA Championship when they defeated the defending champions, the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 93-89. ***PHOTO1*** Part of the championship team involved some former players of the New York Knicks, two of which were direct trades from the Knicks to the Cavaliers...

Former Knicks Player Brooks Thompson Dies at Age of 45 from Double Organ Failure
June 10th, 2016 at 12:47 PM
On Thursday, former NBA point guard and current college basketball coach Brooks Thompson passed away at the age of 45. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Thompson, who played four seasons in the NBA and was a former first round pick of the Orlando Magic back in the 1994 NBA Draft, finished his career in the 1997-1998...

New York Knicks not Interested in Reunion with Hornets’ Jeremy Lin in Free Agency: Report
June 6th, 2016 at 1:55 PM
Earlier in the offseason, it had been reported that the New York Knicks may have been interested in a reunion with Charlotte Hornets point guard Jeremy Lin, who is a pending free agent. ***PHOTO1*** The report came just after the reports had trickled down that they were going to select Jeff Hornacek...

Houston Rockets to Hire Ex-Knicks Coach Mike D’Antoni as Next Head Coach
May 26th, 2016 at 6:20 PM
Last season, Mike D'Antoni was brought on to be an assistant head coach for the Philadelphia 76ers and help the young talent on the team to get better. Because of his work in Philadelphia, it made him a top coaching candidate again for a potential job and it's helped land...

NBA Rumors: New York Knicks May Look into Reunion with Jeremy Lin in Free Agency
May 21st, 2016 at 5:04 PM
Back in the 2011-2012 season "Linsanity" ran rampant all over New York, as Jeremy Lin captivated the fan base of the New York Knicks and might look like he could stick as the team's future point guard. ***PHOTO1*** Eventually, he moved on, signing with the Houston Rockets for two seasons, then playing...