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New York Knicks’ Jose Calderon to Miss 2-3 Weeks with Strained Calf Injury
October 30th, 2014 at 5:06 PM
Just before the New York Knicks were set to tip off against the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night in their home opener at Madison Square Garden, starting point guard Jose Calderon was a late scratch from the lineup and was ruled out due to a calf injury. ***PHOTO1*** Shane Larkin started in...

Knicks’ J.R. Smith on 104-80 Loss to Bulls: We Stopped Competing in 2nd Half
October 30th, 2014 at 11:56 AM
On Wednesday night, the New York Knicks were thoroughly dismantled and dominated by the Chicago Bulls in their home opener at Madison Square Garden 104-80. While the Bulls looked like a legit contender in the East, the Knicks looked anything but that. ***PHOTO1*** The most competitive the Knicks looked was in the...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Would Have No Problem Playing with Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant
October 29th, 2014 at 7:06 PM
It's no secret that Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony are friends. That's why when they were playing pickup games during the off-season there were rumors of Anthony signing with the Los Angeles Lakers. He re-signed with the New York Knicks but says he wouldn't have any problem playing with Bryant...

New York Knicks Pick up 3rd Year Option on Tim Hardway, Jr. for 2015-2016 Season
October 29th, 2014 at 4:27 PM
Tim Hardaway Jr.'s rookie season with the New York Knicks was such a success that the team quickly made a decision on his future with the team going forward. ***PHOTO1*** On the eve of the Knicks opening up the 2014-2015 regular season against the Chicago Bulls at Madison Square Garden, the team...

Knicks’ Iman Shumpert, not Jose Calderon, Likely to Draw Defensive Duties Vs. Bulls’ Derrick Rose
October 29th, 2014 at 12:44 PM
On Wednesday night, the New York Knicks will open up their 2014-2015 season at home against perhaps one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference in the Chicago Bulls at Madison Square Garden. ***PHOTO1*** One player who will be making his return from injury is Bulls start point guard Derrick Rose,...

Jose Calderon Likely to Play for New York Knicks on Opening Night Vs. Chicago Bulls
October 29th, 2014 at 10:36 AM
The status for Jose Calderon playing on Wednesday night's opening game for the New York Knicks against the Chicago Bulls, as Calderon has been dealing with a sore calf. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday during practice, Knicks head coach Derek Fisher stated that his starting point guard will likely be a go and play...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony: I’d Love to Play with Kobe Bryant One Day
October 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
One of the teams that heavily courted Carmelo Anthony before resigning with the New York Knicks was the Los Angeles Lakers; and it even caused a bit of awkwardness in the Phil Jackson-Jeanie Buss household. ***PHOTO1*** There was one report going around that the reason why the Lakers are having so much...

Former New York Knicks’ Guard Chris Smith Entering D-League Draft
October 26th, 2014 at 2:57 PM
Chris Smith was a disaster as part of the New York Knicks. It was outlandish that he made the Knicks roster out of training camp after looking like one of the worst players all summer and in training camp. If it weren't for a wink-nod deal done while re-signing his...

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’ Jose Calderon Day-to-day with Injury
October 22nd, 2014 at 6:50 PM
Jose Calderon is expected to be an impact player for the New York Knicks this season. However, that will be a hard thing to do if he's not on the floor. Calderon left Monday’s pre-season loss to the Milwaukee Bucks early in the first quarter with a strained right calf...

Why Jose Calderon Will Make Impact with New York Knicks
October 22nd, 2014 at 11:48 AM
Clearly re-signing Carmelo Anthony was the single biggest move for Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks this off-season. However, outside of that the biggest move was sending Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton to the Dallas Mavericks. That trade brought Jose Calderon to Madison Square Garden as the new point...

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...

New York Knicks Keeping Shane Larkin Beyond This Season
October 18th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
Back in June, the New York Knicks acquired Shane Larkin as a throw-in during the trade that brought point guard Jose Calderon, center Samuel Dalembert and forward Wayne Ellington from the Dallas Mavericks. Many thought Larkin would be waived. Instead, he played very well during the summer and has shown...

New York Knicks’ J.R. Smith Experiencing Back Spasms Due to Bus Rides to Preseason Games
October 15th, 2014 at 1:15 PM
During the New York Knicks 84-77 preseason win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night in Syracuse, J.R. Smith had to come out of the game for the Knicks due to suffering back spasms. ***PHOTO1*** He eventually was able to return to the game, but after the game, Smith said the reason...

Knicks’ Derek Fisher Won’t Announce Starting Lineup in Preseason Opener Vs. Boston Celtics
October 7th, 2014 at 5:15 PM
In less than 24 hours, the New York Knicks will finally play their first basketball game of the 2014-2015 season as they will play a preseason game against the Boston Celtics in Hartford as opposed to playing at the TD Garden in Boston. ***PHOTO1*** Knicks head coach Derek Fisher was asked if...

Iman Shumpert Believes He’ll Play for Knicks in Preseason Opener Vs. Celtics Despite Sore Hamstring
October 7th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The good news: Iman Shumpert's knees are fine unlike last year. The bad news: a new injury has flared up for the New York Knicks young guard. ***PHOTO1*** Shumpert has apparently been dealing with a sore hamstring, something that started up the second day of training camp, as Derek Fisher revealed during...

New York Knicks’ Derek Fisher Excited to Coach Jose Calderon Instead of Playing Against Him
October 6th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
While as members of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Dallas Mavericks, Derek Fisher and Jose Calderon got plenty of time to face off against each other on the court, especially in the postseason. ***PHOTO1*** Now a season later, Fisher is the head coach of the New York Knicks and Calderon is potentially...

Utah Jazz Sign Former New York Knicks Target Dahntay Jones
September 25th, 2014 at 7:38 PM
Dahntay Jones is a 32 year old role player. After 10 NBA seasons playing with the Memphis Grizzlies, Sacramento Kings, Denver Nuggets, Indiana Pacers, Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks he nearly fell out of the league. However, he'll be continuing his career next season with the Utah Jazz. ***PHOTO1*** Back in July,...

NBA Trade Rumors: New York Knicks Could Trade Iman Shumpert Before Trade Deadline
September 19th, 2014 at 2:17 PM
During the summer, Iman Shumpert's name came up as one of the two names tied to the trade going to the Philadelphia 76ers; Amar'e Stoudemire was the other name in that reported trade that never happened. ***PHOTO1*** However, the rumors of Shumpert getting dealt haven't quieted down, as it's still being speculated...

New York Knicks’ Tim Hardaway, Jr. Looking to Become a Better Defender in Sophomore Season
September 17th, 2014 at 10:38 AM
In his first season as an NBA rookie, Tim Hardaway, Jr. wanted to prove that he belonged in the league, especially with a family name looming and rather big shoes to fill with his father being long-time NBA point guard Tim Hardaway. ***PHOTO1*** His first season in the leaguer with the New...