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Earl Monroe is confident in the current Knicks team

PHOTO COURTESY: ASSOCIATED PRESS VIA THE BALTIMORE SUN New Knicks president Phil Jackson has made some significant changes to New York’s roster.  Are they better than they were last year?  Although it remains to be seen, the team is expecting to be a playoff team after missing the post season in 2014. But are they a top four team in the East?  That may be a stretch, but at least...
Via New York Sports-Kings
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

World Peace Close To Deal In China

Metta World Peace is nearing agreement to sign with the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. World Peace was waived by the New York Knicks in February and there's been some suggestions that he would receive a camp invite from the Knicks due to his relationship with Phil Jackson.
Via RealGM
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith drives past little kid for slam dunk during basketball camp

As we have previously noted on this fair website, NBA players are pretty competitive people and even when playing games of one-on-one against little kids, some won’t let that competitive side down. Earlier today, New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith decided to show off his aerial abilities as he faced a young kid at a game of one-on-one. Watch as J.R. drives past the kid for the power...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will the New York Knicks be stronger than last season

Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks did what they had to do this summer. They re-signed Carmelo Anthony and they also performed some significant moves which will help the team do better next season. Although the Knicks were definitely relieved by Melo’s decision to stay in New York, the... The post Will the New York Knicks be stronger than last season appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Knicks, Phil Jackson Stockpiling Young Talent

In 2013, during the Knicks’ last playoff run, they were one of the oldest teams in the league. They had just four players who had played four or fewer seasons in the NBA, Iman Shumpert, Pablo Prigioni, Chris Copeland and James White. Out of those four, only Shumpert was under the age of 28. This upcoming year, with Phil Jackson as the president, New York has been attempting to...
Via Turn On The Knicks
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBPA elects Michele Roberts as Executive Director

After 17 months the NBA Players’ Association has elected a replacement for former Executive Director Billy Hunter. League source says NBPA has elected Washington, D.C. attorney Michele Roberts to be its next Executive Director, replacing Billy Hunter. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 29, 2014 Roberts received 32 votes, six more needed by union bylaws. Roberts 32 votes were...
Via KCM Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Are any free agents worth pursuing?

With the NBA season steadily approaching, teams are still on the lookout for any more free agents worth adding to their roster. All of the premier players in this free agency class have already been signed to new teams or re-signed back to their respective teams, but that doesn’t mean that the rest of the group is worthless. If the New York Knicks were to pick up any free agents...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace Delivers Vicious Shove During Rec League Game (Video)

Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) has developed a reputation over the years as being a very physical basketball player. He’s also known for occasionally being a hothead, and his short temper apparently boiled over during a rec league game this weekend. After taking a hard hit while driving to the basket during a Venice Basketball League game in Los Angeles, World Peace turned...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: What We Learned From Vegas Summer League

Derek Fisher’s first taste of NBA coaching was a success with the Knicks’ summer squad, ending with a record of 4-1 while showing great effort and competitive spirit.The competitive nature of Summer League is usually apparent as players vie for training camp invitatons throughout the league, but the collective competitiveness of the Knicks was a sight for sore eyes after the...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: What Should Be Their Starting Five?

New York Knicks: What Should Be Their Starting Five? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The New York Knicks have traded Tyson Chandler and resigned Carmelo Anthony, but their talent level is about at what is was this season, when they were the 9th seed in the East and missed the playoffs. They have a solid chance to make it to the playoffs based on just Anthony...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks’ Prigioni: ‘Completely sure we will play much better’

Pablo Prigioni has done this before — backing up Jose Calderon at point guard. The Argentine and Spaniard were teammates in the Spanish League years ago with Tau Ceramica de Vitoria and now they have been reunited in Phil Jackson’s all-international point guard tandem with the Knicks. Prigioni is delighted to have Calderon — the Knicks’ biggest offseason acquisition. And...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks made comical trade offer for Kevin Love

The Knicks made an offer for Kevin Love The New York Knicks at least tried to get involved in the Kevin Love sweepstakes. I’m sure the phone call took less than five minutes, but according to Chris Herring of the Wall Street Journal, the Knicks reportedly offered Amar’e Stoudemire, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Iman Shumpert for Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Love. The Knicks recently...
Via Sports-Kings
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Off-Season New York Knicks GIF Dump – Volume 1

CLEANTONY! Vintage Jose And now those days are gone… Happy JR times… Oh the defense…   The post Off-Season New York Knicks GIF Dump – Volume 1 appeared first on Turn On The Knicks.
Via Turn On The Knicks
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Jason Smith And Cole Aldrich Signing Grades

New York Knicks: Jason Smith And Cole Aldrich Signing Grades By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Jason Smith Contract: 1 season, 3.3 million This is an excellent signing for the Knicks. Their only big men were Amar’e Stoudemire, Jeremy Tyler and Andrea Bargnani and with Tyler injured, Stoudemire usually injured and Bargnani very medicore, Smith should play a big role...
Via HoopStuff
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks open to trading J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert

The New York Knicks have a surplus in the backcourt and are looking to make a trade to balance the roster, reports Ian Begley of ESPNNewYork.com. Working to clear the logjam in the backcourt, the Knicks are discussing their potential trade options with guards J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert and Shane Larkin, a league source said Sunday. “They’re working on trying to make a move...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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