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New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers Biggest Competitors for Greg Monroe
January 15th, 2015 at 9:40 PM
Greg Monroe is going to be one of the top targets Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks look to sign in the off-season. If they can land Marc Gasol that would be ideal but after him Monroe is the next top center on the market. However, there will be...

Could New York Knicks Re-Sign Amare Stoudemire?
January 14th, 2015 at 4:08 PM
The possibility of Amare Stoudemire continuing his career with the New York Knicks beyond his current contract is not a new concept for Knicks 101. After all, this isn't the first time the topic has been broached here. With the team not looking to trade him and the front office...

Will New York Knicks Lose Out on Greg Monroe to Detroit Pistons?
January 8th, 2015 at 11:07 PM
It's no secret that Greg Monroe didn't want to return to the Detroit Pistons this season. In fact, he was willing to sign a one-year deal to have the chance to pick where he'd be playing next season. However, with the Pistons under new management and heading in a new...

New York Knicks Waive Samuel Dalembert on Monday; Could Be Traded: Report
January 5th, 2015 at 10:04 PM
On Monday night, the big news was that the New York Knicks were trading Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a three-team deal involving the Oklahoma City Thunder, a move that helps get them major cap space. ***PHOTO1*** The Knicks also decided to make another move for the...

Samuel Dalembert’s Days with New York Knicks Numbered
January 5th, 2015 at 7:24 PM
As speculated by Knicks 101 yesterday, Samuel Dalembert may be either traded or released to create a roster spot for a young player such as Langston Galloway. While the veteran big man hasn't had very much success with the New York Knicks this season there's little doubt that he could...

New York Knicks’ Andrea Bargnani Made Season Debut Without Setback
January 2nd, 2015 at 6:03 PM
The New York Knicks have five wins and are battling the Philadelphia 76ers for the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft lottery. What better way to solidify that position than by adding one of the most over paid players in the entire league to your active list? It's time...

New York Knicks’ Samuel Dalemebert Avoids Suspension, Fined $15,000 for Elbow Vs. Raptors
December 22nd, 2014 at 1:31 PM
Both the New York Knicks and center Samuel Dalemebert got some good news on Monday when the NBA decided not to suspend the Knicks center for the Flagrant 2 elbow shot delivered on Sunday to Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas. ***PHOTO1*** However, Dalembert's pockets and wallet will be a little lighter (and not...

New York Knicks Losing Hope in Signing Free Agent Marc Gasol
December 7th, 2014 at 7:06 PM
The plan for the New York Knicks under Phil Jackson has always been to re-sign Carmelo Anthony and then build a contending team around him during the 2015 off-season and beyond. Jackson did well bringing Anthony back but has watched the team flounder this season. That being said, this is...

Former New York Knicks’ Jordan Hill Re-signed with Los Angeles Lakers Because Mike D’Antoni Didn’t
December 6th, 2014 at 8:43 AM
During Mike D'Antoni's time with the New York Knicks many things happened that could make you scratch your head. One was when the Knicks drafted Jordan Hill eighth overall. After claiming he'd be the next Amare Stoudemire, D'Antoni quickly changed his mind and started badmouthing the young big man. That...

Tyson Chandler Sick of Being New York Knicks Scapegoat
November 28th, 2014 at 11:01 PM
The biggest roster move of the off-season was when Phil Jackson decided to trade Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton to the Dallas Mavericks. Not only did it allow the New York Knicks to rid themselves of Felton's contract but it also brought Jose Calderon to town as a replacement and...

Andrea Bargnani Injures Calf During Practice, Won’t Return for Knicks on Saturday Vs. 76ers
November 22nd, 2014 at 1:24 PM
The New York Knicks were counting on two of their more important players returning to the court on Saturday night against the Philadelphia 76ers in Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani. ***PHOTO1*** While Calderon still looks like he will be a go for Saturday night against the winless Philadelphia team, Bargnani however, has...

Former New York Knicks’ Jeremy Tyler in Domestic Dispute
November 8th, 2014 at 4:04 AM
Former New York Knicks' big man Jeremy Tyler is headed overseas. After asking for his release from the Los Angeles Lakers he is headed to China to play for a more lucrative contract. However, it's his life at home that's making headlines. Tyler obtained a restraining order against Sukey Rowan. ***PHOTO1*** Sukey...

New York Knicks Must Put Full Court Press on Signing Detroit Pistons’ Greg Monroe
November 2nd, 2014 at 8:12 PM
Let's look ahead. That's an entire season to go but it's hard to ignore the fact that after this season comes the lawded 2015 NBA free agency period. That's when there's suppose to be a boatload of superstar talent available and the New York Knicks are suppose to go on...

Bulls’ Pau Gasol: ‘Definitely Possible’ Marc Gasol Lands with New York Knicks Next Year
October 30th, 2014 at 11:18 AM
This past summer, the New York Knicks made a run at Pau Gasol, who was fresh off his stint with the Los Angeles Lakers and a free agent looking to help a contender in 2014-2015. The Knicks made an offer, but the Chicago Bulls made a better offer at 3...

New York Knicks’ Andrea Bargnani Out First Three Regular Season Games
October 26th, 2014 at 4:49 PM
Andrea Bargnani is a bit of a walking band-aid. For all the Knicks fans who like to mock Amare Stoudemire for missing so much time and praise Bargnani, wake up! While Stoudemire has missed plenty of time since joining the Knicks, he's actually played more games than Bargnani over that...

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...

Shaquille O’Neal Claims New York Knicks Cant Win Without Second Superstar
October 19th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
Former NBA great Shaquille O'Neal knows all about playing in Phil Jackson's triangle offense and what it takes to succeed in it. He believes a team looking to win an NBA Finals with the triangle offense needs to have two superstars. ***PHOTO1*** Phil Jackson is one of the greatest basketball coaches of...

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...

New York Knicks Sign Veteran Big Man Didier Mbenga
October 9th, 2014 at 4:20 AM
Phil Jackson has done it again. He's brought in another one of his former players to suit up for the New York Knicks. Nope, not Lamar Odom. Nope, not Metta World Peace. Nope, not Shannon Brown. None two-time world champion big man Didier Mbenga. ***PHOTO1*** Who? Didier Mbenga. Who hasn't heard of...