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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...

Former New York Knicks’ Head Coach Mike Woodson Could Join Los Angeles Clippers Coaching Staff, Effect Knicks Assistant Search
June 20th, 2014 at 10:41 PM
The New York Knicks have officially found Mike Woodson's replacement after hiring Derek Fisher as their knew head coach. However, it doesn't sound like Woodson will be out of work for long as Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers are interested in adding him to the coaching staff. Could...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Jordan Hill
June 17th, 2014 at 5:28 PM
Knowing that the New York Knicks will be limited with the funds they have to spend this off-season many are looking at players that are available with experience under Phil Jackson, in the triangle offense or former Knicks and Lakers. Jordan Hill has played for both New York and Los...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Andrew Bynum
June 16th, 2014 at 9:34 PM
Once upon a time, Andrew Bynum was a dominant force in the NBA playing under Phil Jackson. Fast forward a few years and Bynum's been on three teams following his time with the Los Angeles Lakers and is widely looked at as an injured malcontent. That being said, if anyone...

Carmelo Anthony Leaning Towards Leaving New York Knicks?
June 15th, 2014 at 6:38 PM
Let the rumors begin! The New York Knicks have known for a while they'd have to deal with Carmelo Anthony's decision on opting in or out of his contract and the drama that's included with that decision. However, now that the time has come to make that decision rumors have...

New York Knicks’ Lamar Odom Low Risk, High Reward Signing
June 9th, 2014 at 5:34 PM
Lamar Odom was one of the better players in the NBA for years. That continued through the 2010-11 season when he earned the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award. However, that season was followed by marriage problems, drug problems and NBA problems. His relationship with Phil Jackson got him...

Los Angeles Lakers Wont Pursue Derek Fisher as Head Coach, New York Knicks Still Interested
June 8th, 2014 at 11:08 AM
The New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers were considered the front runners for Derek Fisher's services as a head coach. However, the Lakers have decided to hire a coach with more experience. That leaves the Knicks as the front runner to hire Fisher as their next head coach. ***PHOTO1*** The New...

Potential New York Knicks Head Coach Derek Fisher “the Total Package”
June 2nd, 2014 at 11:46 AM
The Oklahoma City Thunder's season is over. That means that Derek Fisher's NBA playing career could very well be over as well. He'll take a few days to make that decision and then assess what his next move will be. If he retires and wants to join the coaching ranks...

Rapper Ice Cube Believes Phil Jackson Regrets Joining New York Knicks
June 1st, 2014 at 11:42 AM
It's no secret how Los Angeles Lakers fans love Phil Jackson. For good reason, he had a lot of success on the west coast. However, part of their fans being bitter that Jackson's no longer their coach is talking poorly about his decision to join the New York Knicks. Famous...

Derek Fisher Will Discuss New York Knicks Job Following Playoffs
May 20th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
Now that Steve Kerr is out of the picture Derek Fisher has become Phil Jackson's top target for the New York Knicks head coaching job. However, Fisher is finishing up his 18 year career with a deep playoff run as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. He's hoping it...

Could Chicago Bulls Legend Scottie Pippen Join New York Knicks Coaching Staff?
May 19th, 2014 at 11:35 AM
There's a new candidate for the New York Knicks coaching staff that's emerged from Phil Jackson's past. Jackson became famous for his time with the Chicago Bulls and Michael Jordan. However, the second best player on those squads were Scottie Pippen. The Knicks have reached out to Pippen about his...

Oklahoma City Thunder Coach Scott Brooks Endorces Derek Fisher for New York Knicks Job
May 18th, 2014 at 10:48 PM
Point guards are very often thought to make good coaches after their playing days. Derek Fisher is one of those point guards that is thought to have enough experience, a high enough basketball IQ and the leadership skills to transition to the coaching ranks. His current coach, Scott Brooks of...

Post Steve Kerr Options for New York Knicks Head Coaching Job
May 15th, 2014 at 9:40 AM
Even before Mike Woodson was told he wouldn't be returning as the head coach the New York Knicks and Phil Jackson had zeroed in on Steve Kerr as their choice to replace Woodson. After a long courtship between the two and nearly every news media outlet reporting that a deal...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Already Met with Steve Kerr Twice About Head Coaching Position
April 28th, 2014 at 7:07 AM
To nobody's shock Phil Jackson has already began trying to bring Steve Kerr in to replace Mike Woodson as New York Knicks head coach. After all, Kerr has always been considered the favorite for the job even before Woodson was let go. Jackson has already met with Kerr twice to...