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2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Shawn Marion
July 20th, 2014 at 6:06 AM
Following the use of the mini mid-level exception to sign big man Jason Smith, the New York Knicks only have minimum contracts at their disposal to make further roster additions through free agency. Both Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson will keep their eyes open for veterans who can fill specific roles and fit the triangle offense....

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...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Believes Andrea Bargnani Has Triangle Offense Value
July 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Most New York Knicks fans know that Phil Jackson has tried to trade Andrea Bargnani this off-season. However, despite his large contract and poor injury history, Bargnani could be a very good fit in the triangle offense. Jackson believes that if he can't trade Bargnani he could be a valuable part of the...

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...

Former New York Knicks’ Tracy McGrady Retires from Baseball Career
July 17th, 2014 at 9:15 PM
It wasn't long ago that Knicks 101 reported that former New York Knicks' Tracy McGrady announced his decision to attempt a second professional sports career. McGrady, who reportedly was able to throw in the 90's, was trying to make his way into Major League Baseball as a starting pitcher. Now McGrady's...

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...

New York Knicks’ Thanasis Antetokounmpo Bound for Europe
July 9th, 2014 at 8:52 PM
Thanasis Antetokounmpo was drafted by the New York Knicks with the number 51 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. He's scheduled to play on the Knicks’ summer league team. However, the Knicks are plan on sending Antetokounmpo to Europe next season. ***PHOTO1*** Thanasis Antetokounmpo spent last season playing in the NBA’s D-League. He impressed the New York...

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...

Syracuse’ Jim Boeheim Spoke with Chicago Bulls’ Tom Thibodeau About New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
July 5th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The Chicago Bulls have not beaten around the bush about their desire to add New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony to their squad. They've publicly tampered with him repeatedly and without remorse. Recently, Anthony's former college coach Jim Boeheim talked to Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau about possibly coaching Anthony. ***PHOTO1*** Jim Boeheim has been...

New York Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire Plans to Reclaim All-Star Status
July 2nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Amare Stoudemire has always been an extremely hard worker. The only true knock on him has been his inability, through no fault of his own, to stay healthy. After a resurgent season with the New York Knicks he now is working on reclaiming his status as an NBA All-Star. ***PHOTO1*** Since entering...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Trevor Ariza
June 30th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
This off-season the New York Knicks will mainly be working with the veteran's minimum to add talent to their roster. However, they'll also have their mid-level exception to work with. The value will be determined when we know if Carmelo Anthony re-signs with the Knicks or not. Regardless, could New...

Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose Prefers Minnesota Timberwolves’ Kevin Love Over New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
June 23rd, 2014 at 9:30 AM
For all the talk of where Carmelo Anthony could end up should he opt-out of his New York Knicks contract it's widely believed that he'll either re-sign with the Knicks or join the Chicago Bulls. The belief is Anthony can join forces with Rose and Joakim Noah to form a...

Carmelo Anthony, as Expected, to Opt Out of Contract with New York Knicks
June 22nd, 2014 at 5:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** What has long been rumored will likely become official on July 1, when New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is expected to opt out of his contract. There has been strong debate on whether he would stay and be part of new President Phil Jackson's plans or try to win elsewhere,...

Chicago Bulls’ Coach Tom Thibodeau Tampers with New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
June 22nd, 2014 at 4:47 PM
As Knicks 101 has said for a while now, the Chicago Bulls are the New York Knicks biggest competition for Carmelo Anthony this off-season. Not only did Joakim Noah blatantly recruit Anthony during the All-Star weekend but now Chicago's coach Tom Thibodeau has reportedly reached out to Anthony as well. ***PHOTO1*** This is...

New York Knicks Contract Decisions Approaching
June 22nd, 2014 at 9:43 AM
Most New York Knicks fans are focused on Carmelo Anthony and his deadline to opt-out of his contract. However, Phil Jackson has other decisions to make and they need to be made soon. Will the Knicks decide to keep Shannon Brown, Lamar Odom and Jeremy Tyler around for next season? ***PHOTO1*** Everyone knows...

Dallas Mavericks Destination for New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
June 19th, 2014 at 5:34 PM
For all the criticism thrown Carmelo Anthony's way mostly any team in the NBA would gladly take him on their roster if there wasn't a salary cap to deal with. He's good, very good. However, you need the money to offer him to bring pry him away from the New...