New York Knicks Archive

Are the New York Knicks serious about the rumored signing of former NBA player Sasha Vujacic? When this rumor popped out, it really made headlines. But the Knicks with the former Machine? Isn’t it a controversial news this summer? Phil Jackson is doing his best to rebuild his team, and whether you agree or not, the Knicks had a nice, quiet off-season. Amid this rebuilding, the fans are very optimistic that their much-loved NBA team would do better this season. One thing that is good about the Knicks is that they are wise not to spend plenty of bucks at overvalued free agents. But of course, they had to have a new deal this off-season. This is why rumors about the Vujacic-deal become intense. According to [&hellip

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They finally did it! New York Knicks closed out a strong Summer League with the victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, 83-76, on Friday night at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. After Thursday’s 76-54 loss to Golden State Warriors, the Knicks (4-1) concluded their Las Vegas Summer League slate with a big win against the Bucks. Giannis Antetokounmpo’s older brother, Thanasis, led the Knicks with 17 points and was 7 for 7 from the field. Ricky Ledo, the American-Puerto Rican shooting guard, added 15 points and Jerian Grant had 11 for New York (4-1). The Knicks did not use No. 4 overall draft choice Kristaps Porzingis though, the 7-foot-2 center who impressed observers during the NBA Summer League play, as per instructed by [&hellip

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Now that the NBA Draft is done and the teams have chosen their picks, everybody is eager to see what those overall draft picks have got this upcoming NBA season. As for New York Knicks, they’ve got the young Latvian power forward to complete their new roster. Previously, Kristaps Porzingis received negative feedback coming from the Knicks fans, but in his Las Vegas Summer League debut, the No.4 pick in the NBA draft was given lots of cheers for his nice play. Although the Latvian national still needs to work on his conditioning, he’s already showed flashes of his potential in the Knicks’ 78-73 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Summer League. Actually, he’s one of those Knicks players who showcased a handful of [&hellip

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Clearly, the New York Knicks is very serious in preparing for the upcoming NBA season. The lackluster team is in the process of completing its roster following the NBA Overall Draft Pick and Free Agency Signing. New York Knicks President Phil Jackson announced today that the team has re-signed forward Lance Thomas to a one-year deal worth $1.6m. The 6-foot-8 Thomas was acquired this past season as part of a three-way deal with Cleveland and Oklahoma City Thunder. He signed his first 10-day contract with New York on Jan. 10, 2015. As a fan favorite, the 27-year-old New York native averaged 8.3 points and 3.0 rebounds in 40 games for the Knicks this past season, and the four-year NBA professional holds career averages of 2.6 points [&hellip

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Goodbye Piston. Hello Free Agency. Hi Milwaukee Bucks? The rumors about how the New York Knicks were targeting free-agent power forward Greg Monroe ended after he had chosen Bucks over Phil Jackson’s lackluster team. Yahoo Sports first reported the deal, which is for three years and $50 million US. Additionally, the former Piston forward has a player option on the final year of the deal that will allow him to become a free agent again in two years if he wishes. Previously, the 25-year-old Monroe met with 4 teams: Bucks, Knicks, Lakers and Blazers. Agent David Falk said that Monroe had chosen the Bucks because they could have better chance to “make playoffs immediately.” Monroe averaged 15.9 points and 10.2 rebounds for the Detroit Pistons last year and was one of the [&hellip

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As power forward David West opted-out of the final season of his contract with the Indiana Pacers, rumors started to circulate around NBA. Yes, Wes might be leaving the Indianapolis soon, but where will this veteran player join next? Since he will not exercise the $12.6 million player option of his contract, West will become a free agent this summer. This could be his time to choose which team he would have a deal with: Is it New York Knicks or Toronto Raptors? But according to Bleacher Report’s Jared Zwerling, he’s “very likely” to sign with the Knicks. Surely, Phil Jackson’s team has a huge cap room which will be likely used on West as well as Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe. The 6-foot-nine Indiana veteran averaged 11.7 points and 6.8 rebounds in [&hellip

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  It seems that the New York Knicks are very eager to bounce back after floundering to the tune of a franchise-worst 65 losses last season. Now, the Knicks are absolutely eyeing for a stronger season under their head coach Derek Fisher. This would be possible if they get the right No. 4 overall pick and of course, some free agents to fill up the bundles of cap space before the next NBA season kicks off. Yes, reformation can begin with the NBA draft on June 25 that will soon help grow the team’s program well into the future. But the Knicks won’t just be solely limited to draft-day dealings. According to Basketball Insiders, the Knicks have just $32.4 million in guaranteed contracts on the books [&hellip

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  Emmanuel Mudiay. D’Angelo Russell. Willie Cauley-Stein. Justise Winslow. They are just a few of the prospects available to the New York Knicks, now that the NBA draft is less than three weeks away. With the Knicks picking fourth, Coach Phil Jackson is seriously looking for the best defensive man who can help his team win in the upcoming NBA season. There are rumors circulating about Russel or Mudiay being favored by the Knicks, but lately, Cauley-Stein has been in the news. Is he really a great option for the Knicks? Can Jackson’s team trust him? The 21-year-old Cauley-Stein is one of the most unique big men in the collegiate basketball. His 7-feet-and-241 pound-frame and his agility and movement skills set him apart from the other [&hellip

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  The new generation of promising stars will be welcomed soon into the league following the most-anticipated NBA Draft. With this event fast approaching, the New York Knicks are having a tough time to decide on whoever the No. 4 overall pick is and what to do with him afterwards. Having a big load placed on his shoulder, Coach Phil Jackson needs to choose the right draft pick or else, his team will encounter problems again in the upcoming season. There are still rumors circulating around NBA concerning the draft picks. Who’s going to be drafted by the New York Knicks despite their inability to land a top three pick in the 2015 NBA Draft? Who is that most wanted No.4 overall pick? Will it [&hellip

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  Mismanagement and bad luck have plagued the New York Knicks. Since the 1990s, they have not been able to put together a high caliber team. What has happened to the then-powerhouse NBA franchise? Previously, there have been some examples of mismanagement and bad luck encountered by the Knicks—poor administration of Isiah Thomas as the President of Basketball Operations, Amare Stoudemire’s consumption of nearly the entire cap space and most recently, the team’s inability to land a top 3 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Indeed, things have not gone in favor of the Knicks. Recently, James Dolan, the CEO and owner of the Knicks, has asked for reinforcement from ex-Bulls and Lakers head coach Phil Jackson, who just became the President of Basketball Operations [&hellip

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