According to ESPN: New York Knicks point guard Jason Kidd was arrested early Sunday and charged with a misdemeanor of driving while intoxicated, according to Southampton Town police. A police spokesman said Kidd was involved in a single-car accident in which his 2010 Cadillac Escalade struck a telephone pole and went into the woods in hamlet of Watermill. Kidd suffered minor injuries, according to the spokesman, and was treated at Southampton Hospital.
[New York Post] J.R. Smith’s brother faces uphill battle to stick with Knicks (Sun, 15 Jul 2012 04:15:17 -0500) LAS VEGAS â?? Point guard Chris Smith has one big supporter on the Knicks in his brother J.R. Smith, but he will need more than that. He will need a good five games in the Las Vegas summer league that began Saturday for the Knicks. He was off to a… [New York Post] Garden brass chose game over glitter (Sun, 15 Jul 2012 03:48:35 -0500) Maybe the first reaction will be anger, or sadness, or regret, because we were all there …continue reading
The Knicks confirmed that they did not match Landry Fields’ offer sheet, so Fields will be a Toronto Raptor next season. However, the Knicks have made a sign and trade deal involving Jared Jeffries and Non-Guaranteed Contract (otherwise known as “Dan Gadzuric”) for Raymond Felton and Kurt Thomas. In the deal, Felton received a three-year deal for roughly $9-10 million total. Jeffries gets a year guaranteed from Portland plus two unguaranteed years. Portland gets the Knicks’ 2016 second round pick and the Knicks get the rights to some European players the Blazers stashed awhile back. Therefore, with Felton in the …continue reading
Memphis Grizzles 93 Final Recap | Box Score 77 New York Knicks James White, SF Well, James White certainly is an athlete. We got to see one example of his supreme-go-super-flight-kaboom explosiveness, but that imp of the perverse, Josh Selby (who Spiro Dedes repeatedly referred to as, “Shelby.”) grabbed his arm before more Youtube-ish highlights could ensue. He made more than a few nifty passes off dribble penetration, finishing with seven dimes (Sorry gents, boxscores are hard to find for SL games For the numerically inclined amongst us, the box score can be found here [h/t Big Blue Al]. I’m …continue reading
[New York Daily News] Lin officially signs Rockets’ $25.1M, three-year offer sheet (Sat, 14 Jul 2012 02:52:22 GMT) Jeremy Lin managed to turn 25 career starts into a $25 million contract and now it’s up to James Dolan to decide if the undrafted Harvard point guard is worth it. [New York Post] Knicks bristle over Rockets’ new offer (Sat, 14 Jul 2012 03:50:58 -0500) LAS VEGAS — The Knicks are “unhappy” about a change in the terms of the Rockets’ offer sheet for Jeremy Lin, according to an NBA source, after the offer was bumped to $25 million guaranteed over …continue reading
[New York Times] Kidd and Camby Introduced as the Newest Knicks (Fri, 13 Jul 2012 05:20:05 GMT) Jason Kidd, 39, is expected to mentor Jeremy Lin for the Knicks, while Marcus Camby, 38, will be looked upon to bolster the defense. [New York Times] Nets Introduce the New Additions Teletovic and Evans (Fri, 13 Jul 2012 05:20:05 GMT) Mirza Teletovic, an N.B.A. newcomer from the Spanish team Caja Laboral, led the Euroleague in scoring last season by averaging 21.7 points. [New York Times] Roundup: Griffin Injury Clears Way on Olympic Team for Anthony Davis (Fri, 13 Jul 2012 05:20:05 GMT) …continue reading
[New York Daily News] In Like Lin: Knicks’ Woodson says Jeremy starts (Thu, 12 Jul 2012 03:17:16 GMT) Knicks coach Mike Woodson confirmed on Wednesday that Jeremy Lin, who has just 25 career starts under his belt, will start ahead of Jason Kidd, the future Hall of Fame point guard. [New York Daily News] Lawrence: Superman trade grounded, Knicks saved (Thu, 12 Jul 2012 02:04:57 GMT) On the first day NBA teams could sign free agents, the Knicks had a terrific opener, maybe second to none. All because the Nets couldn’t swing a mega-deal for Dwight Howard. [New York Post] …continue reading