Knicks Rumors & News

  • Knicks extended qualifying offer to Langston Galloway but not to Cleanthony Early

    Sportando "As reported by Eric Pincus, the New York Knicks have extended the qualifying offer to Langston Galloway," June 30

  • Report: Knicks getting very busy, eyeing Eric Gordon, Courtney Lee

    CBS Sports "Free agency hasn't even started yet but the Knicks have quickly become one of the more active teams in the league. The Knicks have already traded for Derrick Rose and will reportedly sign Joakim Noah at the start of free agency. Now to complete their starting lineup, the Knicks are reportedly..." June 30

  • Report: Kardashian, Odom still hooking up, divorce on hold

    Larry Brown Sports "Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom still have not finalized their divorce, and the reasons for that are quite different depending who you ask. A report from RadarOnline.com this week claims Kardashian and Odom have still been sleeping together and that Khloe “cannot make up her mind” about her..." June 30

  • Sources: Joakim Noah, Knicks could come to quick agreement

    Yahoo! Sports "Free-agent center Joakim Noah and New York Knicks president Phil Jackson will meet after midnight on July 1, with the two sides intensely focused on working out an agreement, league sources told The Vertical. There's belief on both sides that a deal could come swift in free agency, sources..." June 30

  • Knicks waived Tony Wroten for disciplinary reason: source

    New York Daily News "The Knicks need a backup point guard for injury-prone Derrick Rose and had one in Tony Wroten before suspiciously waiving him last week. The team included that surprising tidbit at the bottom of the press release in the Rose trade — even though it had nothing to do with creating cap space or a..." June 29

  • Jimmy Butler has 'no idea' why Bulls felt need to trade him or Derrick Rose

    Sporting News "The Bulls made one of the NBA offseason's biggest early moves by sending former league MVP Derrick Rose to the Knicks, and they almost sent away their second star player in Jimmy Butler. During the NBA Draft, reports were spreading that the Bulls were looking to trade the All-Star. Obviously no..." June 29

  • Knicks eyeing Kent Bazemore, but price tag may be holdup

    New York Post "The Knicks have heavy interest in Hawks 6-foot-5 shooting guard Kent Bazemore, but they may be priced out or simply shut out, according to NBA sources. Between a starting center and shooting guard, Knicks president Phil Jackson has to craftily split his $29 million-plus of cap space. That..." June 29

  • Report: At least seven teams interested in Jamal Crawford

    The Sports Daily "There will be no shortage of suitors for free-agent shooting guard Jamal Crawford. At least seven teams are interested in the reigning Sixth Man of the Year, reports Dan Woike of the OC Register. They are the New York Knicks, the Miami Heat, the Toronto Raptors, the Dallas Mavericks, the..." June 28

  • Knicks interested in signing Mozgov

    The Score "Timofey Mozgov was once traded for Carmelo Anthony, and now he could be joining the New York Knicks All-Star in The Big Apple. Some members of the Knicks are high on adding the unrestricted free-agent center this summer, league sources tell Ian Begley of ESPN. Mozgov has spent the last..." June 28

  • Durant intrigued by Knicks: 'I'll talk to my team and we'll figure things out'

    The Score "Carmelo Anthony insists he's been hard at work trying to lure impending free agent Kevin Durant to New York. And while that's the sort of thing nearly every non-free-agent superstar says about nearly every free-agent superstar every summer, Durant appears to be listening. The Knicks' recent..." June 27

  • Carmelo Anthony Has Begun Recruitment Of Kevin Durant

    Real GM Basketball "Carmelo Anthony has begun his recruitment of Kevin Durant in free agency. The New York Knicks are pursuing Durant in free agency. Anthony and Durant were teammates during the 2012 Olympics in London. "We've been together," said Anthony. "We've been talking." Durant's free agency meetings..." June 27

  • NY Should Consider Dwight Howard Or Al Horford

    Daily Knicks "Lets make one thing clear: If Kevin Durant decides to take his talents to the big apple, Dwight Howard and Al Horford‘s price tag would be out of range for the New York Knicks. With that said, let’s take a look at which player New York’s front office should consider. Selected by the Orlando..." June 27

  • USA Basketball unveils 2016 Olympic team roster

    NBA.com "Featuring six Olympic and/or FIBA World Cup gold medalists, USA Basketball unveiled its official 12-man 2016 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team. Selected for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team, which is seeking a third consecutive Olympic title, were: Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks/Syracuse); Harrison..." June 27

  • Report: Knicks making Joakim Noah their top target

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Knicks appear intent on reconstructing the prime Chicago Bulls of the past several years. According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, Joakim Noah is the Knicks’ primary target in free agency as they search for a center. Berman characterizes the Knicks as “desperate” for a..." June 27

  • Report: Clips, Warriors among six teams interested in DeRozan

    USA Today "If the Toronto Raptors want DeMar DeRozan, they can have DeMar DeRozan. All it takes is a five-year, maximum salary contract offer of nearly $153 million. Put that on the table when free agency tips off on July 1, and he may never even visit with another team. But the truth about DeRozan’s..." June 27

  • The Knicks nearly acquired the rights to Italian wing Alessandro Gentile before the draft

    Posting And Toasting "Knicks fans were upset when the front office couldn't swing a deal for a draft pick on Thursday night. As it turns out, Phil Jackson and company were trying to an acquire a prospect ... just not one any of us had in mind. Per Sportando: Alessandro Gentile recently told The Vertical that he..." June 26

  • Knicks taking a summer-league flier on that other Plumlee

    New York Post "The Knicks need a center, and at least their summer league team has a familiar name — Duke’s 7-footer Marshall Plumlee, according to a source. Plumlee, who finished his senior season with the Blue Devils, went undrafted on Thursday and could be invited to training camp if he shows well in Orlando,..." June 26

  • Free agent Jeremy Lin says he's 'always been open to' returning to the Knicks

    Fox Sports "It's been four years since Linsanity took over the New York sports scene, as little-known Jeremy Lin became an overnight sensation with the Knicks. And though Lin has played with three different organizations since his breakout run, the veteran free-agent guard has always had a soft spot for the..." June 26

  • Despite So Many Dropping Out, The USA Basketball Roster For Rio Is Really Really Good

    Uproxx "LeBron James is out; Same with Kawhi Leonard; Damian Lillard isn’t going to Rio because of rehab and more than a bit of disgruntlement. Two-time MVP and zero-time Finals MVP Steph Curry is out. You can add Clippers Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, plus LaMarcus Aldridge, James Harden, Anthony Davis,..." June 26

  • Grizzlies claim guard Tony Wroten off waivers

    SI "The Memphis Grizzlies have claimed guard Tony Wroten off waivers, reports Ian Begley of ESPN. Wroten was most recently a member of the New York Knicks, but was released when New York announced that it had traded for Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose." June 26

  • Jamal Crawford, Knicks Have Mutual Interest

    Real GM Basketball "The New York Knicks and Jamal Crawford have mutual interest in free agency this offseason. The Knicks are on the market for a shooting guard and he can play either position albeit usually in a reserve role. Crawford was traded to the Knicks in 2004 from the Chicago Bulls and remained with the..." June 26

  • Lakers, Wizards won't get Kevin Durant meeting, Knicks might

    CBS Sports "The Kevin Durant free agency situation is evolving and coming into clarity quickly. On Friday night, word surfaced of the initial list of teams expected to meet with Durant, headlined by the hometown Thunder, Warriors and Spurs. On Saturday, USA Today's Sam Amick, who has covered Durant..." June 25

  • Knicks not on Kevin Durant's list of teams

    Newark Star-Ledger "Durant is expected to host the discussions at one site in New York. The report said that the Thunder and Warriors are the favorites, with Durant looking for a deal that would allow him to become a free agent again after the 2017 season. Other teams that have interest in Durant – the Denver..." June 25

  • It certainly looks like Derrick Rose is recruiting Joakim Noah to Knicks

    New York Post "Is Derrick Rose already trying to make extra-nice with Knicks free-agent target Joakim Noah? The Rose recruiting may have already started as Rose and Noah, former Bulls teammates, were hanging out late Thursday at the 1Oak club in Manhattan. Rose will be introduced at a Knicks press conference..." June 25

  • Report: Knicks agree to one-year deal with Ron Baker

    sny.tv "The New York Knicks have reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with undrafted free agent Ron Baker, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Baker, 23, was a standout forward for Wichita State. Last season, he averaged 14 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game for the Shockers. " June 24

  • Wizards lead four-team race for Joakim Noah in NBA free agency, sources say

    Sporting News "The summer of crazy spending in the NBA is only days away and it is likely to start in Washington. But we’re not talking about the Wizards’ pursuit of Kevin Durant, which most observers regard as slightly delusional. According to sources, the Wiz are locked in on making a major offer to Joakim..." June 24

  • Rose to wear No. 25 with Knicks in honor of Chicago hoops star

    New York Daily News "A new team, a new city and now a new jersey number for Derrick Rose. The new Knicks point guard will wear No. 25 in New York, which is a throwback for Rose, who wore the number in high school to honor slain Chicago hoops star Ben “Benji” Wilson. "I was honored to have that number," Rose told..." June 24

  • Phil Jackson: Rose trade is 'reinvigorating' for Anthony

    ESPN "Knicks president Phil Jackson believes the addition of Derrick Rose will be "reinvigorating" for Carmelo Anthony. Anthony expressed concern over the direction of the franchise after the season, wondering whether the Knicks planned to compete in the near future or undergo a long-term..." June 24

  • Agent: Spanish center plans to join Knicks

    Yahoo! Sports "Spanish center Willy Hernangomez plans to join the New York Knicks on a multiyear contract this summer, his agent, Andy Miller, told The Vertical. “It is my intent to reach an agreement with the Knicks and have Willy come to New York for next season and beyond,” Miller told The..." June 23

  • NY tabloids all made same Rose headline pun

    Awful Announcing "Ever come up with a great joke, get ready to share it and then realize 100 people have already made it? That’s probably how headline writers from the New York Daily News, New York Post and Newsday felt Thursday morning. Derrick Rose was traded to the Knicks on Wednesday, and one pun sprung to..." June 23

  • Phil Jackson Lays Out Plans to Sign Kevin Durant

    Black Sports Online "The 2016-17 Knicks will feature a Big 3 of Carmelo, D Rose & Porzingis. That probably is enough to make them competitive at least in the EAST, but not a title contender, but what if they were able to land Kevin Durant? Longshot, but Phil Jackson is shooting his shot. According to a source,..." June 23

  • Knicks could make push for Joakim Noah in free agency

    Newark Star-Ledger "Here come the the Knicks. One day after pulling off a blockbuster deal with the Chicago Bulls for former NBA MVP Derrick Rose, another star with ties to the Windy City is on New York's offseason radar: Center Joakim Noah. According to ESPN New York, some within the Knicks want to make a push..." June 23

  • Derrick Rose Changing Jersey Numbers With Knicks (Photos)

    Black Sports Online "New team, new you. Derrick Rose is ditching his #1 for a newer model according to the Knicks snapchat account. Wonder what is the motivation behind the #25? It was his high school number, so it is probably as simple as that. Maybe he will share that with us soon. " June 23

  • Carmelo Anthony To Play In 2016 Olympics

    Daily Knicks "One of the most prominent storylines of the 2016 NBA season has been the top NBA stars’ seeming refusal to commit to the Summer Olympics. Some have pulled out altogether, with word remaining mum on the intentions of most others. It’s not as much about a desire to usher in a new generation as it..." June 23

  • President Obama has 'discussed' being NBA owner, White House says

    ESPN "Much has been made of what might be next for President Barack Obama after he leaves the White House in January. According to press secretary Josh Earnest, becoming an NBA owner might be an option. Earnest said Wednesday that the president, well known for being a big fan of Chicago sports teams,..." June 23

  • Why trading for Derrick Rose is a smart gamble for the Knicks – and a relief to Rose

    Yahoo! Sports "Derrick Rose is a Knick, and the collection of spare parts the Bulls received for him tells you all you need to know about how far the former MVP has fallen. Robin Lopez is a starting center, Jose Calderon is a serviceable guard and there is some who believe Jerian Grant will develop into a useful..." June 23

  • Derrick Rose traded to Knicks in deal involving Robin Lopez

    SB Nation "The Derrick Rose era in Chicago appears to be over. The Bulls have agreed to trade the former MVP to the New York Knicks in a deal involving Robin Lopez, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charnaria. Per the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson, Jose Calderon and Jerian Grant will..." June 23

  • The Knicks waived Tony Wroten

    Posting And Toasting "A little more than three months ago, the Knicks signed Tony Wroten to a 2-year deal. As Seth noted in that post, deals of the type that the Knicks signed Wroten to are win-win for the team: if the player does well, the team has a cheap asset; if the player does poorly or gets injured, the team can..." June 22

  • Report: Dwight Howard would consider Knicks in free agency

    The Score "Now that he's reportedly declined his $23-million player option with the Houston Rockets, center Dwight Howard has the opportunity to find greener pastures elsewhere, and The Big Apple is on his radar as a potential new home. The New York Knicks are one of the teams the eight-time All-Star will..." June 22

  • Sources: Knicks’ Derrick Williams to opt for free agency

    Yahoo! Sports "New York Knicks forward Derrick Williams has informed the franchise that he’ll become an unrestricted free agent this summer, league sources told The Vertical. Williams, 25, passed on his $4.6 million player option for the 2016-17 season, choosing to test the market, sources said." June 21

  • Arron Afflalo Opts Out Of Contract With Knicks

    Real GM Basketball "Arron Afflalo will opt out of his $8 million player option with the New York Knicks for the 16-17 season." June 21

  • Stephen A. Smith Hasn't Gotten a NBA Finals Pick Right Since 2009

    The Big Lead "This video is fun stuff. Stephen A. Smith returned to ESPN before the 2011 NBA Finals. He has never correctly picked the NBA Champion before the Finals, going 0 for 6. He was not at ESPN for a two-year period before that, but I found this transcript of his appearance on MSNBC in May of 2010,..." June 21

  • Kevin Durant signing with the Golden State Warriors - not the Knicks - makes perfect sense now

    New York Daily News "Kevin Durant doesn’t exactly sound like a guy who is seriously considering New York as a free-agent destination. This is what happens when you win just one playoff series in 16 years and spend the last three postseasons at home. Durant wants to win titles right now, which puts the Knicks at a..." June 21

  • Jeanie Buss Says Phil Jackson Won’t Come Back

    Lake Show Life "Though she has been heavily criticized in the past during her media appearances on the Lakers behalf, Lakers president Jeanie Buss sat down with Sports Business Daily to talk about the state of the Lakers, her power in the organization, the possibility of New York Knicks president Phil Jackson..." June 21

  • Knicks have discussions about trading for Derrick Rose

    ESPN "The New York Knicks are looking to upgrade their backcourt, and one player on their radar is Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. The Knicks have had internal discussions recently about trading for Rose, league sources tell ESPN. The Bulls' interest in trading Rose, 27, is unknown at this..." June 17

  • Andy Greer, Jerry Sichting Emerge As Candidates To Join Knicks' Coaching Staff

    Real GM Basketball "Jeff Hornacek is targeting Andy Greer and Jerry Sichting for his coaching staff with the New York Knicks. Hornacek was hired by the Knicks this offseason." June 16

  • Stephon Marbury Rips the Knicks, Says He Wouldn’t Return Even If Held at Gunpoint

    Complex "When Stephon Marbury was traded to the New York Knicks a few months into the 2003-04 season, it didn't quite have the effect that most MSG diehards were hoping for. As part of six seasons in NY, Marbury made the playoffs just once with the Knicks, got swept, and also had very public feuds with..." June 16

  • Kristaps Porzingis: Jeff Hornacek is 'exactly what we need'

    ESPN "Just like nearly everyone else following the New York Knicks' coaching search, Kristaps Porzingis was surprised when he first heard the club decided to hire Jeff Hornacek. "There were a lot of names, coming up -- David Blatt, [Frank] Vogel. Hornacek just came out of the nowhere," Porzingis said..." June 16

  • 2016 NBA Mock Draft 2.0

    Fox Sports "While the NBA Finals have fully captured America's imagination over the past two weeks, it's easy to forget that the NBA Draft is slowly creeping toward us. Correction, it's not "slowly creeping toward us," it's basically right here, with slightly more than a week until Adam Silver steps to the..." June 15

  • Craig Sager will join ESPN's coverage of Warriors-Cavaliers Game 6

    Yahoo! Sports "Well, this is awesome: ESPN announced Wednesday morning that Craig Sager, legendary sideline reporter for Turner Sports' NBA coverage and soon-to-be recipient of the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the 2016 ESPYs, will join the ABC/ESPN broadcast crew for Thursday's Game 6 of the 2016 NBA Finals..." June 15