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Former New York Knicks’ Forward Al Harrington China Bound
August 10th, 2014 at 7:54 PM
Interestingly enough, many of the big name American players to take their talents to the Chinese Basketball Association were either New York Knicks before they went or upon their return. Stephon Marbury, Tracy McGrady, Wilson Chandler, J.R. Smith, Kenyon Martin and now Metta World Peace.....oops, The Pandas Friend. Well now...

New York Knicks Leaving Second Round Pick Thanasis Antetokounmpo Unsigned
August 8th, 2014 at 7:36 PM
Thanasis Antetokounmpo is a second round pick of the New York Knicks. Many were excited when the Knicks took him, partially because of his brother's success in the NBA and because of Thanasis' performance in the NBA D-League. However, all along the Knicks have said they intended on stashing him in Europe...

New York Knicks Sign Rookie Cleanthony Early
August 7th, 2014 at 6:55 PM
When the New York Knicks selected Cleanthony Early with the 34th pick of the 2014 NBA Draft most called him a steal. However, the team still had to sign him. They did, and now we're starting to understand the details of the deal and his likely role with the team. ***PHOTO1*** Did the...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Believes New CBA Hurts Team Continuity
August 6th, 2014 at 3:31 PM
Most of the time when a cap-strapped organization like the New York Knicks have been for seemingly ever complains about being able to build a team and the system the league works under you can take it with a grain of salt. However, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson may...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Stephen Jackson
July 31st, 2014 at 8:00 PM
At this point in free agency teams are looking for bargains. The New York Knicks are definitely in that boat because they only have the minimum left to offer free agents. In looking for a reserve small forward to backup Carmelo Anthony the Knicks need to look around for the...

Former New York Knicks Forward Metta World Peace to Play in China
July 30th, 2014 at 7:57 PM
Before signing with the New York Knicks last off-season Metta World Peace was choosing between the Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers and playing in China with Yao Ming's team. He ended up signing with the Knicks and we all know how that ended. After not receiving any solid offers this off-season to...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Michael Beasley
July 29th, 2014 at 8:35 PM
The New York Knicks continue their search for a backup small forward to play behind Carmelo Anthony. However, at this point in free agency the choices are just about as limited as the Knicks contract options. Who could the Knicks sign for the veteran's minimum? How about giving Michael Beasley...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Chris Douglas-Roberts
July 24th, 2014 at 12:07 AM
While looking around free agency for shooting guards or small forwards who could be signed for the veteran's minimum and fit the mold of what the New York Knicks need one may come across Chris Douglas-Roberts. Just last season Douglas-Roberts was signed by the Knicks and brought to training camp....

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Dahntay Jones
July 22nd, 2014 at 9:30 PM
After using the mini mid-level exception to sign big man Jason Smith the New York Knicks only have minimum contracts to make roster additions in free agency. Needless to say, the Knicks are bargain shopping. That brings them to Carmelo Anthony's friend, Dahntay Jones. They're giving him a workout to see if he might fit...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Turns Down Free Lap Dances for Life
July 21st, 2014 at 7:07 AM
There were probably a lot of things that Carmelo Anthony was offered during his free agency tour. Maybe nothing that he was offered seemed more tabloid worthy than the offer to receive free lap dances if he re-signed with New York. Despite his many offers, Anthony did end up re-signing...

New York Knicks Giving Metta World Peace Another Chance?
July 20th, 2014 at 2:36 AM
It's no secret that Metta World Peace would like to have a second stint with the New York Knicks now that Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson are running things. With his knee healthy and no other teams looking at World Peace the Knicks are talking about inviting him to training...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Francisco Garcia
July 19th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
After signing big man Jason Smith with their mini mid-level exception, the New York Knicks will only be able to make further roster additions using minimum contracts. Knicks 101 has already reported that Metta World Peace would like to return to the Knicks now that Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson...

New York Knicks Gave Carmelo Anthony No Trade Clause
July 18th, 2014 at 10:09 PM
This off-season Carmelo Anthony flirted with several franchises but ultimately agreed to return to the New York Knicks. However, besides making a huge salary Anthony was also able to get peace of mind and control over where he'll play. The Knicks agreed to give Anthony a No Trade Clause along...

Could New York Knicks Sign Terrence Jennings?
July 15th, 2014 at 9:48 PM
Last year there were a few stand-out players on the Summer League squad. The three main players to impress were Toure Murry, Jeremy Tyler and Terrence Jennings. Both Murry and Tyler made the Knicks final roster. Jennings joined the Knicks' D-League affiliate the Erie BayHawks. With the Knicks in the market...

New York Knicks Looking for Power Forward Help
July 14th, 2014 at 8:23 PM
As Phil Jackson searches for affordable ways to improve the New York Knicks it's become apparent that the team is in the market for power forward depth. Who will the team target and who will they ultimately bring in to add depth to the Knicks front court? ***PHOTO1*** Now that Carmelo Anthony...

New York Knicks Should Call Carmelo Anthony’s Bluff
July 12th, 2014 at 10:56 AM
Carmelo Anthony had plenty of options when free agency began. However, most of those options have committed money that prevents them from signing Anthony at this point. The New York Knicks are in a position of power and should call Anthony's bluff of signing elsewhere by offering him less than...

New York Knicks Waive Lamar Odom, Re-Sign Cole Aldrich
July 11th, 2014 at 11:42 PM
Well that little experiment didn't last long. Lamar Odom was once a very skilled basketball player. It wasn't long ago that he was the Sixth Man of the Year. However, reality television took its tole on Odom and instead of concentrating on basketball he cheated on his wife, get divorced...

Popular New York Knicks Target Steve Blake Signs with Portland Trail Blazers
July 10th, 2014 at 6:20 PM
Veteran point guard Steve Blake was thought to be a sure target for the New York Knicks. After all, he's well versed in the triangle offense and wouldn't break the bank. However, things changed once the Knicks pulled of a trade with the Dallas Mavericks to land Jose Calderon. ***PHOTO1*** After Phil...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Sasha Vujacic
July 8th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
While looking into the free agent market this off-season the New York Knicks need to both look for players who would fit their budget and the triangle offense. For now, the most they can offer is the mini mid-level exception to any free agent not named Carmelo Anthony. That means...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Cap Space Shopping?
July 7th, 2014 at 8:39 PM
After moving Raymond Felton and Tyson Chandler to the Dallas Mavericks and opening up cap space many thought that Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks would be happy with re-signing Carmelo Anthony and calling it an off-season. However, Jackson is looking to create even more cap space and perhaps...