[New York Post] Sore hamstring forces Shumpert to miss preseason opener (Thu, 09 Oct 2014 03:38:37 -0400) HARTFORD, Conn. — Though Iman Shumpert had campaigned to play the Knicks' preseason opener against the Celtics at XL Arena Wednesday despite a right hamstring strain, coach Derek Fisher's wishes… [New York Post] Knicks’ J.R. Smith: Learning triangle will take ‘few months’ (Thu, 09 Oct 2014 03:00:39 -0400) HARTFORD, Conn. — J.R. Smith started at off guard for the Knicks in their first preseason game Wednesday, but coach Derek Fisher was quick to point out nothing is etched… [New York Post] Knicks suffer …continue reading
Tonight the Knicks and Celtics had a preseason game scheduled. If you choose to accept that it happened, feel free to comment on it below. If you want to believe that summer can last forever and backdoor cuts past an unsuspecting Andrea Bargnani are still a glimmer in the eye of a distant autumn, then by all means fly away from these parts like a beggar on his wish-horse. Whatever happened tonight (which I’m not conceding was ANYTHING) is the first warm-up stretch before an 8-month-long marathon and it’s hardly the time to pull a muscle or — if I may terminate the extended …continue reading
Welcome to the New York Knicks 2014-15 season! Well, the pre-season, at least. I’ve long held that Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson are confident (cocky?) enough to think that they can “fix” Andrea Bargnani, and we start the preseason with Bargs in the starting lineup. Let’s hope that they know what they’re doing! Your New York Knicks starting lineup is: Jose Calderon JR Smith Carmelo Anthony Andrea Bargnani Sameul Dalembart Let the good (?) times roll! Let’s go Knicks!
Although the NBA preseason games are officially meaningless, they contain indicators that may reveal what the regular season will be like. With the Knicks’ first game coming soon (October 8th), the good folks here at KnickerBlogger have put together a guide for the keys to watch for.
WARNING THIS BLOG CONTAINS NSFW THEMES.
[New York Post] Phil Jackson makes no major changes to Knicks front office (Wed, 08 Oct 2014 02:49:52 -0400) Though Knicks president Phil Jackson took a hatchet to last season's roster and coaching staff, the Zen Master went status quo with the basketball operations department. Jackson added former Bulls… [New York Daily News] Forgotten Amar’e Stoudemire looking to rebound from difficult year (Wed, 08 Oct 2014 03:52:31 GMT) Try to picture Amar’e Stoudemire as a modern day Judd Nelson, wearing a trench coat while walking across an empty football field and defiantly raising his fist to the tunes of 80’s …continue reading
[New York Daily News] Tim Hardaway Jr. and Iman Shumpert join Amar’e Stoudemire on sideline (Tue, 07 Oct 2014 03:36:52 GMT) A few Knicks emerged banged up from Derek Fisher’s boot camp in West Point, with guards Tim Hardaway Jr. and Iman Shumpert joining Amar’e Stoudemire on the sidelines for the contact portions of practices Saturday and Monday in Greenburgh. [New York Daily News] Isola: NBA owners crying poverty need to be whistled after new TV mega-deal (Tue, 07 Oct 2014 02:30:43 GMT) Upon further review, Carmelo Anthony gave the Knicks a much bigger hometown discount than originally reported. His …continue reading
The New York Knicks are back! Woo! Basketball! Take off your pants and run around the house, banging large kitchen utensils together! What? The first preseason game isn’t until Wednesday? Sigh…killjoy. In any case, training camp is in full swing and so it seemed like an appropriate time to bring back the Knickerblogger Podcast. Bryan Gibberman and I discussed the chief storylines heading into the season, my trip to Media Day, and we peered into our Magic Eight Balls/consulted the Log Lady (Twin Peaks, yo!) to give you the skinny on what’s to come. Enjoy!