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New York Knicks Trade Forward Travis Outlaw to Philadelphia 76ers
October 27th, 2014 at 6:50 PM
It's official! Travis Wear has impressed Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher enough to make the New York Knicks final roster. As a result, the Knicks had to sacrifice a player with a guaranteed contract. However, instead of having to eat the guaranteed contract Jackson was able to find a trade...

New York Knicks Make Roster Cuts
October 26th, 2014 at 1:09 PM
With the deadline to get NBA rosters down to 15 players approaching, the New York Knicks have made some roster decisions. The final roster isn't quite set yet but it's definitely getting closer to being done. Unfortunately, in order to get to 15 players some players had to be let...

New York Knicks Sign Jordan Vandenberg
October 24th, 2014 at 12:07 AM
In just a few days the New York Knicks and the rest of the NBA will need to trim their rosters down to 15 players. So why sign Jordan Vandenberg knowing he'll be let go so quickly? D-League rules have dictated this is the right move if Phil Jackson and...

Lakers President Jeanie Buss: Things Got ‘Awkward’ with Phil Jackson Over Carmelo Anthony Pursuit
October 23rd, 2014 at 5:01 PM
The Los Angeles Lakers made a very strong pursuit for Carmelo Anthony this summer and even offered him a four-year, $96 million deal to try and lure him from New York to Los Angeles and pair him with Kobe Bryant. ***PHOTO1*** Anthony stayed in New York and ended up taking the max...

Travis Wear Deserves New York Knicks Organization Contract
October 21st, 2014 at 7:07 AM
The New York Knicks simply have who they have. Without much salary cap flexibility until next summer, the Knicks roster is what it is. Phil Jackson will have to hope his team and first-year head coach Derek Fisher can do more with less. However, that doesn't mean that talent cant...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson: Spike Lee is an Avid Fan Who Knows Nothing About Basketball
October 14th, 2014 at 4:04 PM
File this under the interesting column. ***PHOTO1*** So Spike Lee is currently directing a documentary for the MSG Network on the Triangle Offense; which is what the New York Knicks will be using this upcoming season. Lee is also an avid Knicks fan who is regularly seen at the home and away...

New York Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire to Remain with Team Beyond Current Contract?
October 8th, 2014 at 8:24 PM
Some credit Amare Stoudemire with ushering in a new age of New York Knicks basketball. Those fans will claim Carmelo Anthony would not be here if Stoudemire wasn't on the roster when he forced the Denver Nuggets into a trade. Others, however, will claim he's been nothing but a drain...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Hoping for More Talented Roster
October 5th, 2014 at 10:10 AM
Have you heard this story before? The New York Knicks get a superstar in his prime and fail to surround him with the talent he needs to truly contend. No, this isn't another look back at Patrick Ewing's career. This is a look at Carmelo Anthony's time thus far in...

New York Knicks’ Head Coach Derek Fisher is not Phil Jackson or His Puppet
September 28th, 2014 at 8:24 PM
It's no secret that New York Knicks' head coach Derek Fisher is a Phil Jackson guy. He played under Phil on the Los Angeles Lakers for years and after the Knicks were spurned by Steve Kerr, Fisher became the top coaching option for Jackson. There's little doubt that Fisher works...

New York Knicks Owner James Dolan’s Band Plays on TV; Segment Gets Awkward
September 17th, 2014 at 1:39 PM
On Wednesday morning, New York Knicks owner James Dolan went on the Good Day New York show to play a couple of songs with his Jazz/Blues band, JD and the Straight Shot. ***PHOTO1*** Dolan's one song that he and the crew of the show on FOX sang about was made for New...

New York Knicks’ Owner James Dolan’s Band Opening for Eagles
September 14th, 2014 at 3:41 PM
Friday, Joe Walsh of the Eagles did all New Yorkers a favor and poured a bucket of ice cold water over the head of New York Knicks' owner James Dolan. There's a reason why Walsh was given the honors. Dolan's band will open for the Eagles when they come to...

New York Knicks’ Owner James Dolan’s Ice Bucket Challenge
September 13th, 2014 at 3:41 PM
Incase you've been living under a rock, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the world by storm and raised an enormous amount of money for the charity. Everyone from kids, to adults, to celebrities and more have accepted their challenge and named friends and family to follow in their...

Sacramento Kings Release Former New York Knicks’ Jeremy Tyler
September 7th, 2014 at 9:15 PM
When the New York Knicks acquired Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw from the Sacramento Kings this off-season, Wayne Ellington and Jeremy Tyler were relocated to the west coast. The Kings completed the dump move following the release of Wayne Ellington by waiving Tyler as well. ***PHOTO1*** In the end, the Sacramento Kings...

Could New York Knicks Acquire Luis Scola from Indiana Pacers?
September 3rd, 2014 at 9:28 PM
When the Indiana Pacers bolstered their front-line by acquiring Luis Scola from the Phoenix Suns it was thought of as a great transaction. The Pacers sent forward Gerald Green, center Miles Plumlee and a lottery-protected first-round draft pick to the Suns and received the Argentine big man as a backup...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: David Andersen
August 30th, 2014 at 6:02 PM
At this point most NBA rosters are fairly set. However, they all have one or two roster spots they could switch players in and out of if it improves the team. One player who remains unsigned and could make a significant addition to a roster is veteran David Andersen. ***PHOTO1*** The New...

Former New York Knicks’ Forward Shawne Williams Signs with Miami Heat
August 24th, 2014 at 1:12 PM
The Miami Heat gave Michael Beasley a second chance last offseason. They signed the former number two selection to a veteran’s minimum contract. However, it appears Pat Riley and the Heat are done with Beasley. While there's still a chance Miami re-signs him, all signs point towards Beasley playing elsewhere...

New York Knicks’ Thanasis Antetokounmpo Signs with Westchester Knicks
August 21st, 2014 at 6:59 PM
There's been a lot of speculation on the future of New York Knicks second round pick Thanasis Antetokounmpo. Some had him making the Knicks roster. Other's had him joining a team overseas. Some had him accepting the Knicks offer and becoming a free agent because of the Knicks lack of...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Buys Manhattan Apartment
August 20th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
There's been a lot of talk about Phil Jackson spending most of his time on the west coast despite re-building the New York Knicks as an organization. However, his time may be split between coasts more than most think. Jackson bought an apartment in Manhattan for nearly $5 million. ***PHOTO1*** Work may...

New York Knicks Add Former Lakers Assistant Jim Cleamons to Coaching Staff
August 19th, 2014 at 5:41 PM
With all the additions to Derek Fisher's coaching staff this may be the biggest one. For a first-time head coach, Fisher's staff has come together in strong fashion. He not only added veterans who know the triangle offense backwards and forwards, he's also brought in some young up-and-coming coaches who...

New York Knicks Mad Toure Murry Signed with Utah Jazz
August 15th, 2014 at 2:30 AM
Toure Murry was the New York Knicks find. They found him, cultivated him, gave him his shot and now they wanted him back to watch him grow on the NBA level. Unfortunately, they have too many guards as it is. As a result, the Knicks has to watch Murry sign...