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New York Knicks Trading One of Their Guards?
July 20th, 2014 at 10:28 PM
The New York Knicks are starting to finalize their roster but at it stands right now they have a need for a backup small forward and seven guards. As a result, the Knicks and Phil Jackson are actively looking to trade one of their guards. Who will it be? ***PHOTO1*** The New...

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’ Derek Fisher Hires Another Assistant Coach
July 13th, 2014 at 10:19 PM
Derek Fisher's coaching staff is beginning to take shape. He's hired Kurt Rambis as his right-hand-man and second in charge. He also hired former Los Angeles Lakers assistant Rasheed Hazzard and former Okalahoma City Thunder assistant Joshua Longstaff. Now he's hired another Thunder assistant to help hill out the New York Knicks coaching staff. ***PHOTO1*** Former Oklahoma...

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...

Popular New York Knicks Target Steve Blake Signs with Portland Trail Blazers
July 10th, 2014 at 6:20 PM
Veteran point guard Steve Blake was thought to be a sure target for the New York Knicks. After all, he's well versed in the triangle offense and wouldn't break the bank. However, things changed once the Knicks pulled of a trade with the Dallas Mavericks to land Jose Calderon. ***PHOTO1*** After Phil...

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 Hire Two More Assistant Coaches
July 8th, 2014 at 6:42 PM
There's been plenty of speculation on who Phil Jackson could bring to New York to fill out Derek Fisher's coaching staff. In fact, recently Kurt Rambis was hired to be Fisher's right-hand-man. That being said, a coaching staff doesn't consist of a head coach and one assistant. Clearly more coaches...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Sasha Vujacic
July 8th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
While looking into the free agent market this off-season the New York Knicks need to both look for players who would fit their budget and the triangle offense. For now, the most they can offer is the mini mid-level exception to any free agent not named Carmelo Anthony. That means...

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...

Los Angeles Lakers Looming as Big Threat to New York Knicks in Quest to Sign Carmelo Anthony
July 6th, 2014 at 10:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls and the Dallas Mavericks have wined and dined Carmelo Anthony and were thought of as the biggest competition in signing him, it was thought all along that he would come back to the New York Knicks, as they can offer him the most money. End...

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 to Hire Kurt Rambis as Assistant Coach
July 4th, 2014 at 6:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, the New York Knicks offered Kurt Rambis to be the primary assistant coach to new head coach Derek Fisher, and from all reports, he will accept the offer. Rambis and the Knicks have reportedly agreed to a four-year, $4.8 million contract. Fisher had long said he wanted an assistant...