Knicks Rumors & News

  • Kings coaching transition looks smooth in 124-86 romp over Knicks

    Sacramento Bee "Being a point guard for the Kings means knowing two basketball dialects. Sometimes, Ray McCallum speaks Michael Malone’s language. Other times, he speaks George Karl’s jargon. It’s all part of the transition for the Kings and Karl. “I think it’s difficult for the coach,” Karl said. “He..." March 04

  • Sources: Knicks fined for Phil Jackson's comment on D'Angelo Russell

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA has fined the New York Knicks for president Phil Jackson publicly commenting on Ohio State freshman guard D'Angelo Russell, a league source told Yahoo Sports on Tuesday night. It is immediately unclear how much money the Knicks were fined. Upon leaving Ohio State's game on Thursday..." March 04

  • Fired Shaw, a triangle guru, could land job on Knicks coaching staff

    New York Post "There’s a new free-agent on the market — one Phil Jackson adores. Brian Shaw, who considers Jackson his mentor, was fired as Nuggets head coach on Tuesday, not even getting two full seasons in Denver. Shaw posted a 36-46 last season and was 20-39 this season. After Steve Kerr backed out of..." March 04

  • Mike D'Antoni Interested In Nuggets' Job

    Real GM Basketball "Mike D'Antoni has interest in becoming head coach of the Denver Nuggets. D'Antoni hasn't coached since he was fired by the Los Angeles Lakers following the 13-14 season." March 03

  • Fisher thinks Knicks can attract top talent

    ESPN New York "The way head coach Derek Fisher sees it, brighter days are just four months away for the New York Knicks. Fisher believes the Knicks will be able to re-tool quickly through the draft and free agency this offseason and put themselves in a “really good situation” heading into 2015-16. New..." March 03

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    #Knicks say Jose Calderon will be re-evaluated in two weeks.

  • Jose Calderon Suffers Strained Achilles

    Real GM Basketball "Jose Calderon has been diagnosed with a left Achilles strain, the New York Knicks announced Saturday. Calderon underwent an MRI." March 01

  • Knicks display Anthony Mason-like grit in victory over Raptors

    New York Post "On a night the Knicks honored the late Anthony Mason with a moment of silence and a video tribute, they also honored him by playing the kind of gritty, underdog game at the Garden of which Mase would have been proud. A shorthanded, undermanned roster gutted out a 103-98 victory over Atlantic..." March 01

  • Amar’e Stoudemire reflects on Knicks’ tenure: ‘No’ regrets

    New York Post "Amar’e Stoudemire was lying on the floor inside the Mavericks locker room Saturday night, his head resting on a foam roller and his legs strapped up to a pair of compression recovery pants as he prepared to play against the Nets. This is the new reality for Stoudemire, who almost five years ago..." March 01

  • Knicks have shot to snag Greg Monroe next season

    New York Post "Pistons general manager and coach Stan Van Gundy had a chance to lock up burly power forward Greg Monroe last summer with a long-term deal when he became a restricted free agent. Now Detroit could be burned. Despite all the talk about the Knicks’ 2015 cap space, several league executives think..." February 28

  • Anthony Mason dies at age of 48 "Former Knicks player Anthony Mason died Saturday at the age of 48 after battling congestive heart failure for nearly a month, a team spokesman confirmed. The 13-year NBA veteran was in the hospital for nearly a month while recovering from multiple heart surgeries and heart attacks, his son,..." February 28

  • Battier on Carmelo Anthony: ‘Last two years I guarded him, he did exactly what the scouting report said he would’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Shane Battier is the poster-boy where advanced analytics are concerned, and had a reputation during his playing days of being one of the game’s more knowledgable defenders, taking in as much statistical information as possible in order to help him gain a competitive advantage. While he admitted..." February 28

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: Knicks president Phil Jackson will likely face a league fine for commenting on OSU's D'Angelo Russell, a draft-ineligible player.

  • What Derek Fisher is looking for from Carmelo when he returns

    New York Post "Derek Fisher is hoping Carmelo Anthony rejoins the club soon to serve as an off-the-court leader. Anthony has stayed away from the Knicks since his knee surgery Thursday. He is still on crutches. The Post reported Monday the surgery repaired an undisclosed partial tear of his left patellar..." February 26

  • Bench leads Celtics to 115-94 blowout win over Knicks

    CSN New England "With nearly five minutes left on the game clock, the TD Garden started to empty out as fans tried to beat the traffic after watching the Celtics thoroughly beat the New York Knicks, 115-94. Boston (22-33) has won two in a row and six of their last nine games following Wednesday’s..." February 26

  • Carmelo Anthony’s top free-agency options were both wrong

    New York Post "This should halt some of the second-guessing that Carmelo Anthony should have gone to the Windy City. This has been a miserable season for Carmelo Anthony and his Knicks. But Anthony’s free-agent concerns about the Bulls’ future also were validated by the bombshell news that point guard Derrick..." February 26

  • How Derek Fisher, a long-time winner, is dealing with the losing

    New York Post "Imagine you’ve eaten only the finest cuisine your entire life, sipped only the priciest French wines. And then you get served raccoon tartare with motor oil to wash it down. Maybe then you would get an idea of what Derek Fisher is experiencing as he coaches the worst team in Knicks..." February 25

  • Knicks’ answer for missing Carmelo? More Bargnani

    New York Post "Certainly, it is not going to turn around the team’s fortunes but the Knicks would like to replace part, if not all, of the 24.2 points Carmelo Anthony produced before knee surgery. The Knicks would like to volunteer Andrea Bargnani for that role after he shakes off a coat of rust. “I work..." February 25

  • Carmelo played much of season with tear in his knee

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony played most of the season with a partial tear of the left patellar tendon, The Post has learned. In new details, the debridement part of Thursday’s surgery was to clean out the calcium deposits that formed within the partial tear, so the tear could be repaired. If Anthony had..." February 24

  • Derek Fisher: Knicks 'giving effort'

    ESPN New York "While the world tries to decipher Phil Jackson's cryptic tweets from Sunday night, New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher did not interpret his boss's tweets one way or another. However, Fisher believes his team is "trying and giving effort," in case anyone thinks Jackson's message was directed at..." February 24

  • John Starks’ heartfelt message for ‘improving’ Anthony Mason

    New York Post "Former Knick Anthony Mason’s condition is “improving,” according to his son, Antoine Mason. The Auburn senior basketball player told his 48-year-old dad remains in critical condition after a heart attack and successive congestive heart failure this month, but he is improving..." February 24

  • Rim-rattling J.R. Smith, Cleveland Cavaliers cruise past New York Knicks

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Knicks, 101-83, Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Here is a capsule look at the game after a dvr review of the Fox Sports Ohio telecast: Sizzling: The Cavs (35-22) have won 16 of 18. Reeling: The rebuilding Knicks (NBA-worst..." February 23

  • Phil Jackson pans Knicks on Twitter

    ESPN New York "New York Knicks president Phil Jackson took to Twitter on Sunday night to criticize his team's effort hours after it was blown out 101-83 by the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Knicks lost by 18 points to the Cavs on Sunday to extend their losing streak to seven games. New York is an NBA-worst..." February 23

  • Cavs' J.R. Smith says triangle offense could hurt Knicks in free agency

    New York Post "J.R. Smith is thrilled to be back at the Garden on Sunday to face the Knicks because he will be defending the triangle offense, not trying to play in it. In furthering his assault on Phil Jackson’s triangle system, Smith admitted he “wasn’t the right fit’’ in the offense, wished the Knicks ran..." February 23

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Fisher says Shane Larkin will not play tomorrow due to strep throat. FWIW, Utah had recently shown interest in Larkin, per league sources.

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Knicks announce Carmelo Anthony had surgery today.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Knicks now just $2,864,685 over tax line after Stoudemire buyout. One more meaty contract shed and Phil's Knicks (whoa) would be UNDER tax

    NBA Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

    PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NBA Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. February 19

  • Rockets acquire Pablo Prigioni, KJ McDaniels

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets did not get the star point guard they sought, but completed a pair of deals to bolster their backcourt off the bench at the trade deadline with additions of rookie KJ McDaniels and veteran Pablo Prigioni. The Rockets agreed to send second-year guard Isaiah Canaan along with the..." February 19

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Houston will send New York two second-round picks for Prigioni, source tells Yahoo.

  • Stoudemire works out with Mavericks in Oklahoma City but won’t play tonight

    Dallas Morning News "Newly acquired forward Amar’e Stoudemire worked out with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday morning before his new teammates face the Oklahoma City Thunder on the road later this evening. He is not expected to play. A target date for his debut is Sunday. Stoudemire signed with Dallas on Wednesday..." February 19

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Knicks believe they have an outside shot at getting Goran Dragic for Hardaway/Calderon package, per source.

  • Anthony’s post-op timetable is worst-case scenario: doctor

    New York Post "A leading orthopedic surgeon told The Post Phil Jackson’s possible four- to six-month timetable for Carmelo Anthony seems a worst-case scenario, allowing for the possibility other damage is found during knee surgery this weekend. Dr. Wellington K. Hsu, an orthopedic surgeon and endowed..." February 19

  • Phil Jackson: Knicks ‘in the conversation’ at trade deadline

    New York Post "Knicks team president Phil Jackson said he and his staff are “busy’’ trying to make a splash before Thursday’s trade deadline with impending free-agent point guards, Goran Dragic, Reggie Jackson and small forward Tobias Harris on the trading block. “Yes, this is an interruption,’’ Jackson said..." February 19

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Carmelo headed for knee surgery in the near future, I'm told, and will be ruled out for rest of the season as he hinted during AS Weekend

  • Sources: Melo out for season; set for surgery

    ESPN New York "The New York Knicks will rule out forward Carmelo Anthony for the rest of the season later Wednesday, according to sources. Anthony will undergo surgery on his left knee soon, according to sources. The Knicks' leading scorer and franchise player has been dealing with soreness in his left..." February 18

  • Carmelo’s two wishes for the Knicks for rest of this lost season

    New York Post "The Knicks come out of the All-Star break and head toward Thursday’s trade deadline with the NBA’s worst record, Amar’e Stoudemire has headed to Dallas and Carmelo Anthony is imminently headed for the shelf, expected to be shut down for the rest of the season. Stoudemire’s stay in New York..." February 18

  • Knicks don't plan to call up Thanasis Antetokounmpo until 2015-16

    Posting And Toasting "Now that Amar'e Stoudemire is gone, the Knicks' focus should turn to his vacant roster spot. Carmelo Anthony will also likely miss most (if not all) of the rest of the season, so perhaps the Knicks will look to add someone at the forward position to make up for the loss of frontcourt depth. Ah,..." February 17

  • Lakers, Knicks Interested In Miles Plumlee

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks have expressed interest in Miles Plumlee. The Phoenix Suns are trying to accomodate a trade of Plumlee." February 17

  • Amar'e Stoudemire Commits To Sign With Mavericks

    Real GM Basketball "Amar'e Stoudemire has committed to signing with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources tell RealGM. Stoudemire and the New York Knicks agreed upon a buyout on Sunday. The Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns and San Antonio Spurs were also interested in Stoudemire." February 17

  • Greek rookie hoping Knicks call on him as Amar’e replacement

    New York Post "The chief reason swingman Thanasis Antetokounmpo of Greece decided to pass on a lucrative contract in Italy to play for $25,000 in the D-League for the Westchester Knicks was for this potential moment. In convincing Antetokounmpo to stay in Westchester and not sign in Europe for a two-year,..." February 17

  • Knicks, Amar'e agree to buyout, ending tenure in New York: source

    New York Daily News "Amar'e Stoudemire's days in New York are over but he could find a new home by the end of the week. A league source told the Daily News that Stoudemire and the Knicks formally reached a buyout prior to Sunday's All Star Game and that the six-time All Star, who should clear waivers by Wednesday,..." February 16

  • New York All-Star ambassador Carmelo Anthony struggles to shine "Rumors and reports of Carmelo Anthony shutting it down for the rest of the season while he heals from an expected knee surgery set the stage for this All-Star weekend. The New York Knicks' season has been a bust in every way. They are flirting with the worst record, the Triangle Offense looks like..." February 16

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    As ESPN reported last week, Mavericks are frontrunners to sign Amar'e Stoudemire once he clears waivers. Clippers and Suns also interested

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Sources: #Knicks & Amare's reps remain in talks about a possible buyout but Amar'e hasn't yet made a definitive decision about his future.

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Carmelo reiterates that he is going to play tomorrow. Regarding his minutes, Melo says he's going to play it by ear.

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

  • Melo 'very likely' to be shut down after ASG

    ESPN New York "New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony said Thursday on ESPN Radio that it's "very likely" he will shut it down after the All-Star Game. Anthony maintained that he plans to play in Sunday's game at Madison Square Garden, "even if it's just a few minutes" -- but could be done playing after..." February 14

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Sources: #Knicks & Amare's reps remain in talks about a possible buyout but Amar'e hasn't yet made a definitive decision about his future.