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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Knicks Need An “A” In Free Agency

So today the 2015 NBA free agency season begins. For the New York Knicks, this perhaps will be the most critical juncture of the Phil Jackson era. Originally the plan to rebuild the Knicks seemed to center around the draft and free agency. However with New York falling to the 4th pick during the draft lottery, the weight of the team’s future has shifted toward acquiring veterans. While it’s possible that Porzingis is the future of New York Basketball, from a strictly statistical perspective, it’s highly unlikely that he’ll be a future top 10 player. Hence it reasons that for …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.07.01)

[New York Times] AP Source: Leonard, Spurs Agree on Parameters of 5-Year Deal (Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:46:41 GMT) Kawhi Leonard is going to be a fixture for the San Antonio Spurs for years to come. [New York Times] Big Names, Big Markets in Pursuit as NBA Free Agency Opens (Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:19:47 GMT) Big names, big bucks and big markets in pursuit. [New York Times] AP Source: Anthony Davis, Pelicans Agree to Max Extension (Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:49:41 GMT) Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-year extension worth more than $140 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.06.30)

[New York Times] Knicks Thinking Big, Looking for Some Size in Free Agency (Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:01:34 GMT) The New York Knicks will be thinking big in free agency. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Free Agency for Dwyane Wade (Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:25:55 GMT) Dwyane Wade will become a free agent Wednesday, and his 12-year stay with the Miami Heat could be ending. [New York Times] Sports of The Times: Women’s Teams Still Struggle for Fans (Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:32:12 GMT) Even the highest-profile women’s sports leagues in the United States continue to face …continue reading

Unsung Knick History – How We Almost Had a Grant Legacy in New York

This is the latest in a series of examinations into different games, events and decisions that impacted Knicks history in some way, shape or form. Stories that are not as famous as, say, “The Dunk” or Willis Reed playing Game 7, but still have a place in Knicks history, especially for die-hard fans. Here is an archive of all the stories featured so far. The Knicks have a long history of having fathers and sons both play for them. Ernie and Kiki Vandeweghe, Henry and Mike Bibby, Al and Allie McGuire and I am sure others that I am missing …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.06.28)

[New York Times] Lynx Beat Mercury in Griner’s Return From Suspension, 71-56 (Sun, 28 Jun 2015 03:43:34 GMT) Brittney Griner stepped onto the court for the first time this season, starting the process of putting her domestic violence arrest behind her for good. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Paul Pierce to Leave Wizards (Sun, 28 Jun 2015 00:52:18 GMT) Pierce opted out of the final season of a two-year deal he signed with Washington last summer that included a reported $5.5 million player option for the 2015-16 season. [New York Daily News] Isola: Knicks must target bigs in …continue reading