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Dallas Mavericks Acquire Rajon Rondo from Boston Celtics; Knicks were Interested
December 18th, 2014 at 11:01 PM
On Thursday night, Phil Jackson tried to make an upgrade to the rather lowly New York Knicks, but he swung and missed on landing Rajon Rondo. ***PHOTO1*** Instead, it was the Dallas Mavericks, who were already in advanced stages of trade talks with the Boston Celtics, as the Mavericks acquired the All...

Brooklyn Nets Fan Carried Out of Madison Square Garden Dies
December 16th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
It wasn't long ago that the story broke about a one-legged Brooklyn Nets fan being carried out of Madison Square Garden by security. That fan, Jeffrey Vanchiro, known by the name Jeffrey Gamblero passed away on December 14. His fiancee claims Jeffrey was emotionally disturbed following the incident at the...

New York Knicks Security Carries One-legged Brooklyn Nets Fan Out
December 7th, 2014 at 12:08 PM
It wouldn't surprise anyone if things got ugly during a New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets game. After all, both teams are pretty bad and there's a major rivalry throughout the city between them. However, seeing a one-legged fan carried out by security may have dropped the ugliness to a new...

TNT’s Craig Sager Nearing Television Return Following Leukemia Battle
December 3rd, 2014 at 8:19 PM
Craig Sager has been known for his sideline reporting and interesting wardrobe choices for years. However, he's been off television for over six months while battling leukemia. Well things are about to change. Sager could just be thankful he's able to fight off his illness and remain home on the...

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...

New York Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire Calls Out Officiating
November 27th, 2014 at 10:15 PM
In sports one thing that is a universal truth amongst all leagues is that you don't talk poorly about officiating. Organizations can't do it. Coaches can't do it. Players can't do it. It's basically an automatic way to find yourself donating money to the league. Maybe Amare Stoudemire doesn't mind...

Phil Jackson Puts December Deadline on New York Knicks Growth
November 24th, 2014 at 12:13 AM
Both Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher have preached patients since taking over the New York Knicks. They knew it would take time to get everyone playing together and with the same things in mind after introducing the triangle offense. That being said, eventually the players need to either show something...

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Advocates for Sports Gambling
November 21st, 2014 at 2:06 PM
The NBA has already struck a partnership with the one-day fantasy site FanDuel. So it's not overly surprising that NBA commissioner Adam Silver believes sports gambling should be legalized and regulated. Remember, when NBA commissioner Adam Silver speaks he's doing so as a representative of the owners. Also remember, owners are...

Former New York Knicks’ Wayne Ellington’s Father Shot Dead
November 11th, 2014 at 8:21 PM
Wayne Ellington was only on the New York Knicks for a brief amount of time. In fact, he was never able to suit up in the orange and blue. instead he found his way to the west coast where he joined the Los Angeles Lakers. However, Sunday tragedy struck as...

NBA to Experiment with Coaching Challenges with D-League
November 4th, 2014 at 10:14 PM
The expansion of instant replay in sports has become more and more popular. One of the parts of that process that fans have seen come to life in recent years is the ability for coaches to challenge calls they think may have been ruled incorrectly. However, there aren't coaching challenges...

Los Angeles Lakers not Good Enough for New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
October 16th, 2014 at 9:27 PM
Carmelo Anthony and where he'd sign this past free agency period was one of the biggest stories of the NBA off-season. Where he'd eventually end up was a matter of opinion that varied greatly and few agreed on. Some named the Houston Rockets. Some said he'd sign with the Chicago...

Ads on NBA Jerseys Inevitable Under New Media Rights Deal
October 13th, 2014 at 10:52 PM
When the discussion of ads being put on NBA jerseys comes up fans envision Nascar paint jobs. However, things don't have to be so dramatic. In fact, European basketball teams have had ads on their jerseys for years. Under the newly signed media rights deal ads on NBA jerseys is...

Commissioner Adam Silver Set to Announce New Broadcast Contract Monday
October 5th, 2014 at 9:43 PM
Back in early September, Knicks 101 reported that the NBA was trying to complete new television contract that would bring a lot more revenue to the league moving forward. It looks like the negotiations are now complete because Monday the league will announce its new media-rights partnerships. ***PHOTO1*** Monday, October 6, the...

New York Knicks Fan Sues Madison Square Garden Over Ejection
October 1st, 2014 at 7:26 PM
On the back of tickets it states that Madison Square Garden basically has the right and say so in who gets in its doors and who stays there. In other words, they can kick out anyone they want. If they don't like how you're acting you may find yourself on...

New York Knicks Tried ‘A Lot’ to Trade for Denver Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried: Report
September 9th, 2014 at 10:40 AM
While Kenneith Faried has said time and time again that he would like to remain with the Denver Nuggets, his demands of wanting a max deal with the team has brought into question about the ideas of trading him. ***PHOTO1*** The one team that continues to be brought up in trade rumors...

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...

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...

NBA Trade Rumors: Philadelphia 76ers Looking to Trade for Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire Again
August 21st, 2014 at 2:08 PM
Last month while the New York Knicks were in the middle of their major roster overhaul; part of which sent Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton along with their contracts to the Dallas Mavericks, there was talk of another deal possibly heating up. ***PHOTO1*** There were rumblings of a deal centering around the...

NBA All-Star Break Extended, Starting with New York
August 14th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
The inevitable has happened! The NBA is extending the All-Star break in all it's splendor. Quite frankly, this is a money-grab. However, it's a smart one. One that will work and will be popular around the globe. It will also be good for the New York area since the New...

New York Knicks Re-sign Player Personnel Director Mark Warkentien
August 10th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
Mark Warkentien was hired by former New York Knicks' president Donnie Walsh. He was brought in from the Denver Nuggets organization. When Phil Jackson joined the organization many believed Warkentien's days in New York were numbered. However, Jackson re-signed Warkentien to a new contract. ***PHOTO1*** Phil Jackson's arrival New York Knicks president was thought to...