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Former New York Knicks’ Wayne Ellington’s Father Shot Dead
November 11th, 2014 at 8:21 PM
Wayne Ellington was only on the New York Knicks for a brief amount of time. In fact, he was never able to suit up in the orange and blue. instead he found his way to the west coast where he joined the Los Angeles Lakers. However, Sunday tragedy struck as...

Former New York Knicks’ Jeremy Tyler in Domestic Dispute
November 8th, 2014 at 4:04 AM
Former New York Knicks' big man Jeremy Tyler is headed overseas. After asking for his release from the Los Angeles Lakers he is headed to China to play for a more lucrative contract. However, it's his life at home that's making headlines. Tyler obtained a restraining order against Sukey Rowan. ***PHOTO1*** Sukey...

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’ 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...

New York Knicks Hire Former Chicago Bulls Player Craig Hodges for Westchester Knicks Staff
October 27th, 2014 at 7:14 AM
Phil Jackson has shown that he's not afraid to dip into his past in order to bring people he trusts to both play and coach in New York. The newest addition to the organization is one of Jackson's former Chicago Bulls players and also one of his former Los Angeles...

Lakers President Jeanie Buss: Things Got ‘Awkward’ with Phil Jackson Over Carmelo Anthony Pursuit
October 23rd, 2014 at 5:01 PM
The Los Angeles Lakers made a very strong pursuit for Carmelo Anthony this summer and even offered him a four-year, $96 million deal to try and lure him from New York to Los Angeles and pair him with Kobe Bryant. ***PHOTO1*** Anthony stayed in New York and ended up taking the max...

Los Angeles Lakers not Good Enough for New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
October 16th, 2014 at 9:27 PM
Carmelo Anthony and where he'd sign this past free agency period was one of the biggest stories of the NBA off-season. Where he'd eventually end up was a matter of opinion that varied greatly and few agreed on. Some named the Houston Rockets. Some said he'd sign with the Chicago...

New York Knicks Sign Veteran Big Man Didier Mbenga
October 9th, 2014 at 4:20 AM
Phil Jackson has done it again. He's brought in another one of his former players to suit up for the New York Knicks. Nope, not Lamar Odom. Nope, not Metta World Peace. Nope, not Shannon Brown. None two-time world champion big man Didier Mbenga. ***PHOTO1*** Who? Didier Mbenga. Who hasn't heard of...

New York Knicks’ Derek Fisher Starts with D
September 30th, 2014 at 8:50 PM
There was some bad news out of the first practice of the year for the New York Knicks. As Knicks 101 reported, Amare Stoudemire was restricted in the first practice of training camp. It's ironic that Stoudemire was limited, because of his claims of an all-healthy off-season. However, it's also...

Former Warriors’ Jordan Crawford Signs in China; New York Knicks were Once Interested
September 18th, 2014 at 11:53 AM
Two months ago, there was major interest from several teams in former Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Crawford -- one of which was from the New York Knicks. ***PHOTO1*** With Crawford as an unrestricted free agent, the team wasn't going to bring him back, but they were open to a sign-and-trade with...

New York Knicks Add Former Lakers Assistant Jim Cleamons to Coaching Staff
August 19th, 2014 at 5:41 PM
With all the additions to Derek Fisher's coaching staff this may be the biggest one. For a first-time head coach, Fisher's staff has come together in strong fashion. He not only added veterans who know the triangle offense backwards and forwards, he's also brought in some young up-and-coming coaches who...

Could New York Knicks Add Gary Payton to the Coaching Staff?
August 5th, 2014 at 5:38 PM
When you think about former players who translate to successful coaches most people name point guards. Is there anyone who doubts Gary Payton would make a good coach? He's a Hall of Famer, one filled with basketball knowledge, who is respected and well spoken. With his interested peaked, could Phil Jackson give...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Michael Beasley
July 29th, 2014 at 8:35 PM
The New York Knicks continue their search for a backup small forward to play behind Carmelo Anthony. However, at this point in free agency the choices are just about as limited as the Knicks contract options. Who could the Knicks sign for the veteran's minimum? How about giving Michael Beasley...

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...

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...

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...

Oklahoma City Thunder Source Warns About Players Tuning Out Derek Fisher
July 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
From everything we know about Derek Fisher he's a leader among men. Kobe Bryant once called Fisher the leader of the Los Angeles Lakers during their time in there together. Members of the Oklahoma City Thunder said Fisher's leadership was priceless. From all accounts, Fisher has always been a coach on the...

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...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Gilbert Arenas
June 29th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Entering this off-season Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks don't have a lot of money to work with. That means they have to get creative to add talent to their roster. Could that creativity lead them to giving Gilbert Arenas a chance to resurrect his career? ***PHOTO1*** At one time Gilbert...

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...