Knicks Rumors & News

  • NBA announces eight new awards to be voted on by fans

    Sportsnaut "If you were wondering how the NBA plans to fill a prime-time awards show, we got part of the answer today. TNT announced eight new awards to be voted on by fans through social media: Assist of the Year, Best Style, Block of the Year, Dunk of the Year, Game Winner of the Year, Performance of the..." April 28

  • Carmelo Anthony Making Last-ditch Effort To Save His Marriage

    TMZ "Carmelo Anthony's playing right up to the final buzzer ... doing everything he can to win La La back and keep their marriage from ending in divorce. Sources close to the couple tell us ... Melo's been sending his estranged wife texts telling her he's still in love and doesn't want her to leave..." April 27

  • Kobe says Jackson-Melo feud not beyond reconciliation

    New York Post "Phil Jackson attended the premiere Sunday at the Tribeca Film Festival of the animated movie Kobe Bryant made from his poem “Dear Basketball.’’ Considering the wars Bryant and the Knicks president waged in print and in public back in their Lakers days, maybe there is hope for the Zen Master and..." April 27

  • Joakim Noah Undergoes Surgery on Rotator Cuff Injury

    Bleacher Report "The New York Knicks announced Thursday that center Joakim Noah underwent surgery on his right shoulder to repair a torn rotator cuff Wednesday. Noah missed the final 30 games of the 2016-17 season due to surgery on his left knee. In addition to his shoulder and knee injuries, Noah dealt with..." April 27

  • Why Carmelo Anthony must leave Knicks for this NBA team

    New York Daily News "51-32. That's the Clippers' record the last three years with Blake Griffin out of the lineup. Chris Paul missed 13 of those same games. In the 70 games Paul played without Blake, the Clippers' record was 47-23, good for a projected 55-win season. Griffin is just not that valuable to the..." April 25

  • Rose attended Bulls game because he 'wanted to be around a playoff atmosphere'

    Chicago Tribune "Shortly after Derrick Rose took his front-row baseline seat with his son, the "MVP! MVP!" chants boomed throughout the United Center. Those cheers once were for Rose. Now, they're showered on Jimmy Butler. But Rose said sitting in such a prominent spot in a building and sporting city he once..." April 24

  • Melo’s Mistress Mia Angel Burks Allegedly Has Been Looking for Athlete or Rapper to Get Pregnant By

    Black Sports Online "If you believe Mia’s friend Anthony Jacobs, this has been in the works for a while. It was just a matter of who was going to be the pappy as you can see in the video above. Carmelo Anthony’s alleged mistress, Mia Angel Burks, supposedly got pregnant to ‘hustle’ money from the NBA player...." April 24

  • Kristaps Porzingis is freezing out the Knicks from afar

    New York Post "The cold war continues. In officially announcing his participation with Team Latvia this summer, Kristaps Porzingis revealed Monday he still has not spoken to Knicks officials since the season ended or gotten express permission from the team on his decision to play in the European..." April 24

  • Porzingis: ‘I love New York’ but care most about winning

    New York Post "Kristaps Porzingis will hold a press conference Monday in Latvia at the Liepaja Olympic Center to announce his official participation on the country’s national team in this summer’s European Championships. However, Porzingis recently conducted an interview in Latvian during which he gently..." April 24

  • The NBA is letting James Dolan screw over ‘a—hole’ fan

    New York Post "The NBA commissioner’s office on Friday informed Knicks season-ticket holder/heckler Mike Hamersky it can’t help him in his duel with owner James Dolan. More than a week after Hamersky was denied from renewing his partial season-ticket plan at the first deadline, the NBA finally got back to the..." April 23

  • Derek Fisher 'I'm Gonna Call Carmelo ... To Help Him Through La La Breakup'

    TMZ "Derek Fisher says Carmelo Anthony needs to be focused on family ... not basketball ... and promises he'll reach out to his former player and help him cope with the separation from his superstar wife, La La. Derek coached Melo on the Knicks a few years back -- and when we got him out in..." April 23

  • Melo & La La She Gets Primary Temp Custody He Gets Visitation

    TMZ "Carmelo Anthony and La La are hashing out a temporary custody agreement in which she will get primary custody of their son ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the former couple tell us 10-year-old Kiyan will live with La La in NYC, but Melo has a totally open line of communication and will..." April 21

  • Carmelo Anthony Alleged Mistress is a 24-Year Old Northwestern Graduate, Reports Claim

    The Big Lead "Multiple websites are claiming that Carmelo Anthony didn’t get a stripper pregnant, but rather a 24-year old Northwestern graduate from Chicago. The website Fameolous has some photos of the woman, whose name is allegedly Mia Angel Burks. The NY Post claims she graduated from Northwestern..." April 21

  • Carmelo Anthony-to-Celtics scenario picking up steam

    New York Post "With the Celtics fading in the first round, the chances of Carmelo Anthony wearing green are increasing. According to an NBA source, the Celtics coaching staff was in favor of trading for Anthony at the trade deadline, but general manager Danny Ainge had too many reservations. One of Ainge’s..." April 21

  • Phil Jackson's Coaching Tree Is More Like a Sad Shrub

    Complex "Phil Jackson’s bizarre press conference last Friday revealed two things: He for sure wants Carmelo Anthony off the roster, and he’d rather be coaching than posted up in the front office. Jackson’s insistence Anthony would be “better off somewhere else” and his continued meddling with coaching..." April 20

  • Prenup could complicate divorce between Carmelo, La La

    TMZ "When, not if, Carmelo or La La Anthony pull the divorce trigger, there will be a road map on how they will divide their $200 plus million fortune. Sources connected to the couple tell us they signed a prenup before getting hitched in 2010. We're told the prenup benefits Carmelo way more than La..." April 20

  • Kristaps Porzingis won't address why he skipped exit meetings with Knicks

    New York Post "Don’t worry, he still wants to be a Knick. Kristaps Porzingis will leave for Latvia on Thursday without meeting with Phil Jackson, but he said blowing off his exit meeting with the team president is not a sign he doesn’t want to play at the Garden next season. “Of course,” Porzingis told The..." April 20

  • The NBA Players Who Are Too Busy Complaining To Get Back On D

    Five Thirty Eight "As someone who each week watches about a dozen NBA games for a living, I have my fair share of pet peeves. Like many fans, I lose my patience with the glitchy League Pass whenever I’m forced to stream a game on my laptop. By the ends of close games, I’ve often lost interest during the 15-minute..." April 20

  • Details on Melo’s Side Chick Baby Potentially Not Being His; Other Potential Pappys Emerge

    Black Sports Online "The side chick Mia Angel Burks wants the baby to be Carmelo’s but there is reason to believe it isn’t. Melo’s team says he isn’t the father and Burks has been linked to several athletes and entertainers most notably Black Ink’s Ryan Henry according to Baller Alert. What this means is Melo..." April 20

  • Kurt Rambis ‘beyond unpopular’ with Knicks players

    Pro Basketball Talk "Playing for the Knicks is a tremendous privilege. You have an owner who will take care of you into retirement, a president who cherishes your contributions, a head coach who sticks up for you and assistant coach who connects with you. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports: Kurt Rambis, who..." April 19

  • As Jackson pushes, Knicks Hornacek has one job - damage control

    North Jersey "When Phil Jackson’s press conference was over Friday afternoon there was plenty of broken pieces to put together. Carmelo Anthony, still part of the organization, still holding the no-trade clause card, was perturbed by Jackson’s efforts to push him out. Kristaps Porzingis was troubled enough..." April 19

  • Inside the tumultuous marriage of La La and Carmelo Anthony

    Page Six "Carmelo Anthony arrived in the city in 2011 as one of the NBA’s most promising young stars — a top scorer from Denver thought to be just what the Knicks needed to revive their struggling franchise. His personal life was soaring, too. Less than a year before the trade, he married his longtime..." April 19

  • This Is The NBA Draft Order And Lottery Odds After Tiebreakers Were Decided

    Dime Magazine "The NBA Draft Lottery isn’t until May 16, but the ping-pong ball fun got started on Tuesday when the league broke all the necessary tiebreakers for the lottery odds and 16 non-lottery spots in the draft. In total, there were five ties broken on Tuesday by way of the all powerful ping-pong ball..." April 18

  • Phil Jackson has one pressing job that will decide Knicks’ future

    New York Post "The franchise cornerstone was sick and tired of the losing, of the dysfunction, of the relentless assault on his pride as a professional. He had grown tired of New York, but he had really grown weary of the Knicks, and of Madison Square Garden, the corporate cartoon that kept letting him down...." April 18

  • How Carmelo Anthony justified allegedly cheating on La La

    Page Six "Carmelo Anthony has been dogged by cheating rumors for years and sources say he’d justify it to his friends by saying, “La La is married, I’m not.” Multiple sources tell Page Six that Melo would often flirt or hook up with women while he was on the road with the Knicks during his nearly..." April 18

  • Knicks lose pre-lottery tiebreaker to Timberwolves

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Knicks create more than enough problems for themselves. They’re getting bad luck, too. New York lost a pre-lottery tiebreaker to Minnesota today. If neither the Knicks nor Timberwolves move into the top three in the lottery, Minnesota will pick one spot ahead of New York – 6-7, 7-8, 8-9..." April 18

  • Here Is The BIG3 Basketball League’s Full 10-City Schedule For The Summer

    Uproxx "The BIG3’s full 10-week, 10-city schedule has been released, as the fledgling basketball league filled with former NBA stars like Allen Iverson, Jason Williams, Stephen Jackson, Chauncey Billups and many more will begin in late June with their inaugural games at the Barclays Center in..." April 18

  • Porzingis 'absolutely' hopes to play for Latvia at EuroBasket

    FIBA "New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis "absolutely" wants to help Latvia in their FIBA EuroBasket 2017 campaign. In an interview with FIBA.com, Porzingis, who last played for his country at the FIBA U18 European Championship 2013, has yet to confirm that he will be with the national side when..." April 18

  • Knicks legend’s home about to hit the market for almost $20M

    Page Six "New York Knicks legend Allan Houston’s lavish Westchester estate — which features a custom-designed cherry-wood basketball court — is about to hit the market for sale for just under $20 million. The nearly 20,000-square-foot French revival home has 26 rooms, seven bedrooms and 10 marble..." April 18

  • Report: La La & Carmelo Split Because He Allegedly Got Another Girl Pregnant

    Total Pro Sports "It was shocking news that came down on Monday that Carmelo Anthony and La La Anthony were reportedly getting a divorce after many years together. Reports stated the grueling NBA season where Melo had to deal with trade talks all year took a toll on the marriage, but the split was still..." April 18

  • Carmelo Anthony splits from wife La La

    New York Daily News "Carmelo Anthony is checking out of La La Land. New York Knicks superstar forward Carmelo Anthony, 32, has separated from his wife, La La, after seven years of marriage, TMZ reports. The high profile duo are currently living separately, and La La, 37, has moved out of their home into her own..." April 17

  • NBA Execs Explain Why Melo is a Nice Guy, But Trade Partners Will Be Scarce

    Sporting News "Ask around among NBA executives, and the consensus is that Knicks team president Phil Jackson didn’t say anything particularly surprising on Friday when he told the media that Carmelo Anthony, "would be better off somewhere else." But ask them if they’re prepared to take Anthony on their own..." April 17

  • Nine worst NBA free agent signings from last summer

    Sportsnaut "Last summer, the NBA’s salary cap spiked upward in a way we had never seen before. The result was a bevy of contracts that, by previous standards, were enormous. Most look fine now, in accordance with the cap spike, but the bad contracts look much worse than normal. Instead of Allen Crabbe and..." April 17

  • More dysfunction as Knicks’ player development assistant announces resignation

    Sportsnaut "The wheels are coming off the Phil Jackson Triangle express. Amid reports that Kristaps Porzingis missed the New York Knicks exit interviews and that players are in open revolt over Jackson’s favored offense, Chris Brickley, a player development assistant for the Knicks, has resigned. Frank..." April 17

  • Phil Jackson slammed by players’ union on one side, reported unhappy players on other

    Pro Basketball Talk "Phil Jackson and the Knicks have turned the mundane ritual of NBA exit interviews into the latest round of drama, highlighting a franchise that can’t get out of its own way right now. That the Knicks want to trade Carmelo Anthony this summer is as big a secret as there is drug use at the..." April 16

  • Everything wrong with Knicks — and how Phil Jackson can fix it

    New York Post "Phil Jackson has a broken heart and broken team entering the offseason — admitting the exit interviews a disillusioned Kristaps Porzingis blew off were “one of our most disappointing ones we’ve had.’’ There is no way to fix a broken egg, and maybe no way to fix the broken Knicks, but we will..." April 16

  • Kristaps Porzingis ‘likes’ Carmelo Anthony’s response to Phil Jackson

    Larry Brown Sports "The drama within the New York Knicks organization just got an extra layer. Amid controversial comments by Phil Jackson towards Carmelo Anthony on Friday, Kristaps Porzingis may have taken the side of his teammate. While speaking with the media on Friday, Jackson said he thought Anthony might..." April 15

  • Frustrated Kristaps Porzingis skips Knicks meetings

    ESPN "Kristaps Porzingis skipped exit meetings with New York Knicks management due to frustration over what he perceives as the dysfunction and drama surrounding the organization, team sources told ESPN.com. Under team president Phil Jackson, the Knicks have struggled in Porzingis' two seasons in New..." April 15

  • Phil Jackson: Knicks want 'significant player' in return for Carmelo Anthony

    Bleacher Report "If the New York Knicks are going to trade Carmelo Anthony this offseason, they don't appear willing to give the 10-time All-Star away. During a press conference Friday, Knicks president Phil Jackson said the team would "like a significant player in return" if it deals Anthony, per ESPN's Ian..." April 14

  • Phil Jackson says Derrick Rose expressed interest in returning to Knicks next season

    CBS Sports "The main story from Phil Jackson's end-of-season press conference on Friday is that he said the New York Knicks' partnership with Carmelo Anthony hasn't worked, so the star forward is better off somewhere else. That wasn't, however, the only subject he addressed. Knicks guard Derrick Rose will be..." April 14

  • Knicks' Carmelo Anthony responds to Phil Jackson's comments on Instagram

    Sporting News "It didn't take long for Carmelo Anthony to respond to Phil Jackson's comments. The NBA star posted an image to his Instagram Friday, minutes after the Knicks president finished his press conference, declaring that Anthony "would be better off somewhere else." Jackson clearly doesn’t want..." April 14

  • Phil Jackson on Carmelo Anthony: ‘He would be better off somewhere else’

    Sportsnaut "New York Knicks president Phil Jackson definitely didn’t mince words when talking about star forward Carmelo Anthony on Friday. In discussing what the future might hold for Melo and the Knicks, Jackson pretty much closed the door on Anthony returning to the Big Apple for the 2017-18..." April 14

  • Kristaps Porzingis plans to build himself up during offseason

    Newsday "Kristaps Porzingis is eager to get back in the gym, and the way he described his offseason plan, it sounds as if he plans to take up residence there. “No. 1 [goal] is getting in that weight room and living in there, basically,” Porzingis said Wednesday night. “I’m going to be in there twice a..." April 14

  • Carmelo Anthony, Jeff Hornacek had expletive-filled exchange in locker room

    CBS Sports "The New York Knicks' horror show of a season is finally over, and now they can finally turn the page, focus on the future and ... wait, what? There's more drama? Of course there is! We'll probably still be hearing tales about this dysfunctional locker room and front office 10 years from now...." April 14

  • Knicks cap another losing season with dramatic win over 76ers

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony watched from the bench in the fourth quarter as the future of the New York Knicks pulled out a 114-113 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. Whether Anthony, who has been the subject of trade talks for most of the season,..." April 13

  • After seven seasons with Knicks, will Melo agree to a trade?

    ESPN "In a season littered with low points, the 2016-17 New York Knicks appeared to find rock bottom on March 12. In Brooklyn, the 11-win Nets sank 14 3-pointers in the first half against the Knicks, effectively ending New York's playoff hopes in 24 painful minutes. And head coach Jeff Hornacek..." April 13

  • Carmelo would ‘love’ to stay with Knicks if they commit to winning

    Larry Brown Sports "Carmelo Anthony has maintained all season long that he enjoys playing in New York and wants to remain with the Knicks, and he is not changing that stance heading into the offseason. That is, of course, if the front office does everything it can to assemble a contender. After he played 23..." April 13

  • Knicks, Phil Jackson exercise 2-year option

    ESPN "New York Knicks owner James Dolan made a public commitment to honor Phil Jackson's five-year contract as team president in February. He has since followed through on that pledge. Sources familiar with the situation told ESPN that the Knicks and Jackson quietly picked up their option on the..." April 13

  • NBA GMs looking to tweak contract buyout and waiver process

    Fanrag Sports "A majority of general managers in the NBA are urging the league to begin a dialogue on possible tweaks to the in-season contract buyout and waiver process, according to a report from The Vertical. Among front office and personnel, there’s an ongoing worry regarding the buyout process. The..." April 13

  • Carmelo Anthony found it 'hard to trust' Phil Jackson after drama

    ESPN "Carmelo Anthony knows there is a possibility the Knicks could again look to trade him this offseason. "They might," he said after the Knicks' season finale Wednesday. "They might." New York spoke to multiple teams about trades involving Anthony before the February trade deadline, and Anthony..." April 13