From the Knicks Front Office: NEW YORK, December 22, 2011 – New York Knickerbockers Senior Vice President, Basketball Operations and Interim General Manager Glen Grunwald announced today that the team has waived guard/forward Devin Green and forward/center Chris Hunter. Green, 6-7, 212-pounds, signed with New York as a free agent on Dec. 12. He averaged three points over 14 minutes in two preseason games. Hunter, 6-11, 240-pounds, signed with New York as a free agent on Dec. 12. He did not appear in either of the two preseason games. The roster stands at 14 players.
I asked 12 KnickerBlogger writers to look into their crystal ball & tell me what the future holds for the New York Knicks. Given that clairvoyance doesn’t actually exist, we decided to instead just make educated guesses (and random coin flips) to predict the 2012 season for the Big Apple Crew. Thanks to Owen, Robert Silverman, Brian Cronin, John Kenney, Michael Z., Jim Cavan, Caleb Hellerman, Kevin McElroy, Dave Crockett, Geoff Hutchinson, and Zach Horst for contributing! THE VETS Baron Davis TS%: 52.5 Over: 2 Under: 10 Davis has topped this mark exactly once in 12 seasons. Although as Jamie …continue reading
[ESPN.com - New York Knicks] What's the point? Melo as the facilitator (Thu, 22 Dec 2011 00:30:06 EDT) Anthony Gruppuso/US PresswireCarmelo Anthony’s been the Knicks’ facilitator while the team waits for Baron Davis.Mike D’Antoni has compared Carmelo Anthony’s transition to a consistent point-forward to give the Knicks an advantage to how K.C. Jones orchestrated his 1980s championship Celtics teams with Larry Bird. But D’Antoni doesn’t have to time travel that far back to establish why the comparison would work. It’s no secret that in today’s NBA, head coaches want their best shooting guards/swingmen usually running the show to create mismatches …continue reading
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[New York Post] Douglas, Fields in backcourt, for starters (Wed, 21 Dec 2011 04:43:57 -0500) Toney Douglas will start at point guard and Landry Fields will start at shooting guard for the Knicks in tonightâ??s preseason finale against the Nets at the new Garden. But Mike Dâ??Antoni left open the possibility the starting lineup could change for Sundayâ??s season opener and left… [New York Post] Novak deal imminent (Wed, 21 Dec 2011 03:25:57 -0500) Steve Novak is expected to join the Knicks today.If the 6-foot-10 Novak clears waivers today after getting cut by the Spurs, he will sign a one-year …continue reading
It’s official that the New York Knicks have signed Baron Davis, but there are conflicting reports whether they used their mini-mid-level exception or if they inked him to the veteran’s minimum. Either way, at this late stage in free agency, there aren’t many players available with the name recognition of Baron Davis. The initial reaction is that it’s a “low risk, high reward” signing. Optimistic Knick fans are expecting one of two things from the acquisition. Either the allure of a championship and the bright lights of New York revitalizes Davis, or the former All Star metamorphoses into a Stockton-esque …continue reading
[New York Post] Davis may be far from Knicks debut (Tue, 20 Dec 2011 03:32:22 -0500) Baron Davis may be from Los Angeles, but he has spent his career dreaming of playing in New York. â??As a rookie when you first go to the Garden, everybodyâ??s telling you how magical it is,â? Davis said yesterday after signing with the Knicks. â??This is a place I… [New York Post] There may be room for Posey (Tue, 20 Dec 2011 02:35:01 -0500) In addition to possibly giving the Knicks a massive upgrade at point guard, Baron Davis could allow them to add …continue reading