2 trade packages Knicks could use to land Thunder PG Chris Paul

This is an interesting bit of news. There are now reports that the Thunder would be willing to get rid of Chris Paul pretty much just to dump his salary. They’re not so desperate that they would add draft picks, but it seems like they would be amenable to some reduced offerings. Ian Begley suggested […]

NY Post: Scott Perry keeping Knicks GM job under Leon Rose

From Marc Berman: Knicks GM Scott Perry not only will run the upcoming draft but will be back next season, a source confirmed. The source said Perry’s option will be picked up for next season by president Leon Rose. The Post reported last week that Perry, despite the hire of VP of strategy Brock Aller, […]

NY Post: Scott Perry safe as Knicks GM after newest front-office hire

Berman with some “sort of kind of news”: With Brock Aller soon to jump from the Cavaliers to become the Knicks’ vice president of strategy, general manager Scott Perry still will plow on in preparing for the NBA draft and is expected to run it — whenever the event takes place. However, Perry’s long-term future […]

NY Post: Superagent Rich Paul lays out Mitchell Robinson, Knicks vision

Some interesting stuff from Mitchell Robinson’s new agent, Rich Paul (it is kind of weird that Mitch is on his fifth professional agent, right?) about the Knicks’ best player: “His growth comes with understanding how to play the game at this level,’’ Paul said. “That’s what’s misunderstood with young players. At this level, talent will […]

NY Post: Mitchell Robinson may be Mike Miller’s best case for his Knicks future

Interestingly, Marc Berman seems to think that Mike Miller still has a shot at this thing: If there is a strong argument to keep interim coach Mike Miller for another season, it can be found in the growth of a certain 7-foot, alley-oop slamming, shot-blocking center from the Bayou. Mitchell Robinson’s high-school coach, Butch Stockton, […] NBA Horse Challenge: Grading every player in quarterfinals

Hey, it was SOMEthing, at least! Kevin Pelton did a nice job breaking it all down for ESPN. I imagine that Chauncey Billups is practicing with his off hand right now, as Mike Conley looks really tough to beat with all of those “off hand” shots he was taking. Allie Quigley played probably the most […] Who (realistically) will be the next head coach?

Ian Begley continues to kick ass, even when there is no team to cover actively, with a fun mailbag where he makes his pick for who the most realistic pick is for the Knicks next coach: @Jdazz6: I would like to know if the Knicks do not retain Coach Miller, who’s the most realistic replacement […]

Bleacher Report: Begley: Knicks Could Give Allan Houston, Scott Perry Front Office Roles

Adam Wells recaps a chat Ian Begley did: Despite the arrival of Leon Rose as New York Knicks president of basketball operations last month, Allan Houston and Scott Perry could remain in the team’s front office in some capacity.’s Ian Begley said he would “bet” Houston and Perry have “some role in some way […]

NY Daily News: Elton Brand a candidate for Knicks GM: source

From Stefan Bondy: Leon Rose might look to Philadelphia for his new right-hand man. According to a league source, Elton Brand has been targeted by Rose as a candidate for Knicks GM. Brand, 41, is currently the Sixers GM and is under contract next season, complicating any designs of bringing him to New York. The […]