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New York Knicks’ Rookie Langston Galloway One of Few Bright Spots in Disastrous Season
April 14th, 2015 at 6:18 PM
Despite the New York Knicks putting together its worst season in years, the development of rookie guard Langston Galloway has provided a glimmer of hope as the team looks to rebuild in the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** After a prestigious collegiate career at St. Joseph's University, Galloway went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft...

New York Knicks’ Fans Upset After Big Win Over Atlanta Hawks
April 14th, 2015 at 12:01 PM
The New York Knicks celebrated a rare victory over the Eastern Conference leading Atlanta Hawks on Monday evening. Meanwhile, Knicks fans across the globe groaned at the team possibly jeopardizing their position at the top of the draft. ***PHOTO1*** Head coach Derek Fisher acknowledged fans right to be disappointed but disagreed with...

Karl-Anthony Towns was a New York Knicks Fan Growing Up
April 10th, 2015 at 9:38 PM
With only a handful of games remaining on the New York Knicks schedule, the team can begin putting this dreadful season to rest and begin looking forward to the NBA Draft. If the Knicks land one of the top-two picks in the draft, they'll have to decide between two...

Former New York Knicks President Donnie Walsh Has Advice for Phil Jackson
April 10th, 2015 at 9:01 AM
The New York Knicks are not strangers to having rebuild a roster from scratch. Former president and general manager Donnie Walsh has a word of warning for current president Phil Jackson as he prepares for free agency in the coming months. ***PHOTO1*** “That’s one of the most misunderstood things in the NBA,...

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 Aiming for Youth This Summer
April 2nd, 2015 at 10:38 PM
This off-season the New York Knicks will look to add skilled players to their roster. They'll be looking for players who can compliment Carmelo Anthony and fit the triangle offense. However, their top goal will be adding youth to their roster. ***PHOTO1*** You may have seen that the New York Post reported...

Could Kentucky’s John Calipari Eventually Return to NBA with New York Knicks?
March 31st, 2015 at 8:49 PM
Right now the member of Kentucky that New York Knicks fans are concentrating on is Karl-Anthony Towns. However, no one knows if the Knicks will be in position to select him or believe in him enough to do so even if they can. In fact, there's no telling if the...

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....

New York Knicks Getting Back to Basics with Pick-And-Roll
March 25th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
Phil Jackson wasn't a big believer in the pick-and-roll. He believes in the triangle offense and sticks to it. However, Derek Fisher has used both philosophies since becoming the New York Knicks head coach. He's using the pick-and-roll nearly twice as much as Jackson did while coaching the Los Angeles...

Should New York Knicks Re-sign Alexey Shved?
March 24th, 2015 at 8:40 PM
How many New York Knicks fans knew who Alexey Shved was before he joined the team? Probably not many. Even less expected him to stick around with the team let alone make an impact. Instead, Shved has been one of the few bright spots on an otherwise terrible roster. The...

Should New York Knicks Re-sign Cole Aldrich?
March 24th, 2015 at 7:50 PM
After looking like a complete bust at the beginning of his career, Cole Aldrich has seemingly found a home with the New York Knicks. Will Phil Jackson re-sign Aldrich in the off-season? ***PHOTO1*** Cole Aldrich is not a superstar. However, he's proved that his skills have greatly improved since entering the NBA...

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...

New York Knicks’ Derek Fisher Divorcing Wife
March 19th, 2015 at 7:22 PM
This has been a very difficult year for New York Knicks' first-time coach Derek Fisher. Not only did his playing career come to an end, he began a new career as a NBA head coach and and his marriage fell apart. As a result, the Knicks have put together the...

While New York Knicks Look to Future, Cavaliers Emerge as NBA Betting Favorites
March 19th, 2015 at 1:47 PM
With the New York Knicks languishing at the bottom of the NBA standings, it is understandable that fans may be more fixated on the club's fortunes in the upcoming NBA Draft lottery. But as the regular season winds down, the NBA playoff picture is quickly coming into focus, and...

New York Knicks Give Ricky Ledo 10-day Contract
March 19th, 2015 at 7:26 AM
With Tim Hardaway Jr. suffering from a wrist injury and Jose Calderon still on the sidelines the New York Knicks have decided to fill their 15th roster spot. New York has signed youngster Ricky Ledo to a 10-day contract. ***PHOTO1*** It seems like the New York Knicks were able to trade Amare...