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New York Knicks’ Willy Hernangomez Makes Spain’s National Team
August 31st, 2015 at 1:08 PM
When the New York Knicks' wrapped-up the draft earlier in the summer, all eyes seemed to be on their selection of fourth overall pick Kristaps Porzingis. However, the team is hoping for an eventual impact from one of Porzingis' former teammates, Willy Henangomez. Hernangomez, a 6-foot-11 forward, will play for...

New York Knicks Could End up with Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant Next Year: Report
August 28th, 2015 at 3:06 PM
Kevin Durant calls the Oklahoma City Thunder home and Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is expected to retire after the season, but there remains a slim chance -- a very slim chance -- that both end up on the New York Knicks in 2016. ***PHOTO1*** During an interview on ESPN First...

Carmelo Anthony Embraces Role as Leader; Hosts Work Out in Puerto Rico
August 27th, 2015 at 2:53 PM
New York Knicks' executive Phil Jackson challenged Carmelo Anthony to embrace more of a leadership role with the team this offseason. It seems as if Anthony is listening. The superstar forward gathered some of the team's younger players for a workout during his annual charity weekend in Puerto Rico. Recently signed...

New York Knicks Rookie Kristaps Porzingis to Work with Kurt Rambis
August 27th, 2015 at 2:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's no secret that Phil Jackson has hitched his wagon on the narrow shoulders of European prospect Kristaps Porzingis. The good news is that he's trusting his care to one of his closest confidants: New York Knicks' associate head coach Kurt Rambis. It would make sense for Rambis, who is...

New York Knicks Return from “A Very Melo Weekend” in Puerto Rico: Photo
August 25th, 2015 at 6:27 PM
It really pays to be on good terms with New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony, who recently had a cast of his teammates and former Knicks down in Puerto Rico for "A Very Melo Weekend," which is an annual fundraiser for Anthony's charity. ***PHOTO1*** Among those who made the trip were Kristaps...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Explains Decision to Sign Derrick Williams
August 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
When the New York Knicks initially signed Derrick Williams to a two-year, $10 million deal, it left many fans (and experts) shaking their head. It was a very Knicks-like move that has really zapped the energy of the fanbase over the last several years, but Phil Jackson believes his decision...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Marches Peacefully in Baltimore Protests
April 30th, 2015 at 5:19 PM
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past several weeks, you should be well aware of the riots currently holding the streets of Baltimore hostage. New York Knicks' superstar Carmelo Anthony, a Baltimore native, joined the march down St. Paul Street on Thursday, days after publicly condemning...

New York Knicks Will Re-sign Andrea Bargnani If He’ll Accepts Veteran’s Minimum
April 7th, 2015 at 8:50 PM
The trade between the New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors for Andrea Bargnani has largely been an embarrassment for the Knicks. Not only did it cost them yet another first-round draft pick, Bargnani has spend a large part of his time in New York injured. That being said, when healthy...

New York Knicks Draft Watch; Rookie Success Versus Long-term Projection
April 6th, 2015 at 5:27 PM
There's been plenty of talk about who the New York Knicks should take if they end up with the number one pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Most of it has focused around Jahlil Okafor and Karl-Anthony Towns. Besides system fit, one of the factors that comes into play when...

New York Knicks Viewpoint; Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns Versus Detroit Pistons’ Greg Monroe
March 31st, 2015 at 6:28 PM
Many, including this Knicks 101 writer, believe Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns is the best player in the upcoming 2015 NBA Draft. It would be fantastic if the New York Knicks would land him with their selection. That being said, the Detroit Pistons' Greg Monroe is a free agent in the off-season....

Former New York Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire Looking Forward to Long Career
March 30th, 2015 at 8:40 PM
When former New York Knicks big man Amare Stoudemire joined the Dallas Mavericks many thought he'd retire after the season and ride into the sunset. Instead Stoudemire intends on continuing his career for years to come. ***PHOTO1*** Amare Stoudemire probably thought he was joining a much better Dallas Mavericks team than the...

What If New York Knicks Get Fourth Pick?
March 27th, 2015 at 7:54 AM
Many have argued who the New York Knicks should select with the first pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Some say they have to pick Jahlil Okafor. Others claim the obvious pick is Karl-Anthony Towns. Some have even made a case for taking D'Angelo Russell in a guard driven league....

Former New York Knicks’ Metta World Peace Italy Bound
March 24th, 2015 at 7:11 PM
After being mistreated by Mike Woodson and leaving the New York Knicks many expected Metta World Peace to return to Madison Square Garden following Phil Jackson becoming the team President. Instead he took his talents to China. Now he'll continue his world tour playing professionally in Italy. ***PHOTO1*** When Metta World Peace...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Puts Rental on Market
March 20th, 2015 at 6:33 PM
New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony is selling his rental. No, that doesn't mean he's leaving New York City. It means he's moving on to bigger and better things. He's relocating his family to a new unit he bought. ***PHOTO1*** Apparently Carmelo Anthony's maximum contract with the New York Knicks has finally made...

New York Knicks Took Page Out of San Antonio Spurs’ Book
March 20th, 2015 at 4:01 PM
The move was subtle. It went largely unnoticed and didn't get much attention from the strongest of supporters or critics. However, when the New York Knicks traded for the 57th pick of the 2014 NBA Draft in order to select Louis Labeyrie of France, they pulled a page out of...

Former New York Knicks’ Charles Oakley not Impressed with Current NBA
March 15th, 2015 at 8:09 PM
Charles Oakley played in the last era of the NBA when men were men. When he played you earned it when you drove to the rim. Games were chippy. Players were tough. Fouls were borderline violent. Players were fundamentally sound. That's not the way it is anymore and Oakley is...

New York Knicks 2015 Draft Watch: Charles Barkley, Reggie Miller Would Take Karl-Anthony Towns
March 14th, 2015 at 11:59 PM
There's been plenty of debate on who should be the top pick in the upcoming 2015 NBA Draft. Jahlil Okafor was once considered a shoe-in to be picked first but now experts aren't so sure. Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller believe the New York Knicks should select Karl-Anthony Towns if...

New York Knicks Considering Re-signing Andrea Bargnani
March 9th, 2015 at 8:36 PM
After bring traded to the New York Knicks the message to Andrea Bargnani was simple. Either he'd succeed or his NBA career would likely be over. Since joining the Knicks he's been all offense, no defense and mostly disappointment. However, his success of late on a losing team without Carmelo...

New York Knicks’ Top Free Agent Target Greg Monroe Could Remain with Detroit Pistons
March 2nd, 2015 at 7:25 PM
Greg Monroe is one of the youngest and best free agents in the 2015 class. He's also widely expected to leave the Detroit Pistons. The New York Knicks are expected to be one of his top suitors. However, with their resurgence re-signing with the Pistons has become a real possibility. ***PHOTO1*** No...

Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler Eyeing New York Knicks
March 2nd, 2015 at 7:21 AM
During the upcoming 2015 NBA free agency period Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls will be a restricted free agent. That means the Bulls will have the chance to match any offer Butler is able to get on the market. That being said, the Bulls are pretty well tapped out...