LAS VEGAS — Metta World Peace wanted the challenge next season of breaking a 41-year championship drought, wanted the Big Apple, wanted to retire a Knick.
The former Ron Artest is coming home.
World Peace agreed to become a Knick yesterday in Las Vegas, agreeing to terms on a two-year deal…
LAS VEGAS — On the day the Knicks added Metta World Peace, they lost J.R. Smith — possibly for all of training camp and the first two weeks of the regular season.
Four days after announcing his new four-year, $24.7 million package, Smith underwent surgery yesterday in New York to…
LAS VEGAS — Knicks rookie combo forward C.J. Leslie believes the addition of Metta World Peace will help his transition. Leslie scored 15 points — 6-of-15 from the field — in yesterday’s 84-71 summer-league loss to the Bobcats.Leslie, who fell out of the draft in a stunner, plays roughly the…
Metta World Peace is coming home.
LAS VEGAS — After three games in the NBA summer league, center Jeremy Tyler has emerged as a compelling candidate to secure one of the Knicks’ four remaining roster spots.Gabe Giordano, the agent for Tyler, who’s averaging close to a double-double, told ESPNNewYork.com that he envisions a future for his client on the Knicks.”While there have been no formal negotiations with the Knicks to this point, there is every indication that the Knicks would like to have Jeremy in training camp,” Giordano said.
The Knicks’ J. R. Smith, the league’s Sixth Man Award winner, had knee surgery on Monday and could miss the start of the N.B.A. season.
Metta World Peace confirmed Monday on the MSG Network, during a Knicks summer league game, that he had agreed to a two-year deal with the team.
The Knicks suffered a devastating blow on Tuesday when the club announced that J.R. Smith could miss four months after having patellar tendon surgery and an arthroscopy for a tear in the lateral meniscus of his left knee.
Metta World Peace agreed to a two-year deal with the Knicks, 14 years after the club passed him over in the NBA draft.