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Lots of media outlets reporting that the Knicks have finally traded for Carmelo Anthony. According to the New York Times’ Howard Beck : The Knicks will get Anthony, a 6-foot-8 small forward, along with the veteran point guard Chauncey Billups and three nominal role players – forwards Shelden Williams and Renaldo Balkman and guard Anthony Carter. In exchange, Denver will receive four of the Knicks’ top players – Danilo Gallinari, Raymond Felton, Wilson Chandler and Timofey Mozgov – along with the Knicks’ first-round pick in 2014. The Knicks are also giving up two second-round picks acquired from Golden State, in …continue reading
Do you approve of the trade?
So it looks like a few sources are saying there is a deal very close to being consumated. According to Kurt Helin of NBC Sports: Multiple sources now report that the trade of Carmelo Anthony to the New York Knicks happening later tonight or tomorrow. The Denver Post called the trade “imminent” while a source told the New York Times, “We’re about to dot the i’s and cross the t’s.” Newsday and Yahoo reporters also have similar reports. Carmelo Anthony did not take part in Nuggets practice today. The latest version of this has it a three-team trade that also …continue reading
At 4am this morning Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski published an article speculating that Isiah Thomas was pulling the strings on the Carmelo Anthony deal. The thin veil of secrecy has torn away now, the pretenses gone and Isiah Thomas has left the shadows and moved into the light again. Once more, he is the New York Knicks’ top basketball executive. Thomas is driving everything through owner James Dolan – the trade for Carmelo Anthony(notes), the departure of Donnie Walsh and perhaps even the eventual hiring of the New York Knicks’ next president and general manager, multiple league sources told Yahoo! …continue reading
As you may know, on Sunday February 20th Amar’e Stoudemire will become the first Knick to start in the NBA All-Star Game since Patrick Ewing did so in 1992. In honor of this momentous occasion, I decided to take a look back at the ten greatest moments in Knicks All-Star history, including a couple great moments from the larger All-Star Weekend. Some of these come from the recent past, while others date back to a time before I, and perhaps some of you, were alive. What all these moments have in common is that they show that Knicks players know …continue reading