Knicks Rumors & News

  • 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.

  • 7d
    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.

  • Phil Jackson says NBA All-Star Game is not time to recruit

    New York Daily News "Phil Jackson won't be dropping his 11 championship rings on a table this All-Star weekend. Jackson said he refused to use Sunday's All-Star Game as a "recruiting tool" for potential free-agents this offseason, when Jackson is expected to have up to $30 million of cap space to spend. "That..." February 13

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    #Knicks owner James Dolan says he knew he shouldn't have sent the email to the fan "but it made me angry." Called it a "personal" attack.

  • Kevin Durant says he won't ask Carmelo Anthony for advice about free agency

    Newark Star-Ledger "Kevin Durant won't be a free agent until the end of the 2016 season, but when he does, don't expect him to be blowing up Carmelo Anthony's phone. Durant was asked during NBA All-Star Weekend Media Day whether he would solicit advice from Anthony on the free agency process. He told reporters..." February 13

  • Amar’e: I’m asking for buyout so I can play with contender

    New York Post "After playing what likely was his final game as a Knick, Amar’e Stoudemire explained his imminent decision about asking for a buyout to sign with a contender is about “Father Time.’’ As Stoudemire stood by his locker after the Knicks 89-83 loss to the Magic Wednesday night, he called it “a..." February 12

  • Carmelo Anthony ready to recruit at All-Star Weekend

    USA Today "The 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend is Carmelo Anthony's party. There are no other New York Knicks on the Eastern Conference all star team. And the Brooklyn Nets, for all their expensive salaries, placed only Mason Plumlee in the dunk competition. So it's Carmelo's show, and he's reveling in it,..." February 12

  • Orlando Magic beat the New York Knicks 89-83

    Orlando Sentinel "Over the last week or so, Nikola Vucevic waited for a phone call that never came. He hoped NBA Commissioner Adam Silver would name him to the Eastern Conference’s All-Star team as an injury replacement for Dwayne Wade. Instead, Silver selected Kyle Korver. Over the last two seasons, Dewayne..." February 12

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    Peter Vecsey @PeterVecsey1

    Sickened 2 report, ex-Knick Anthony Mason fighting 4 life. Congestive heart failure, heart attack, 4 surgeries, last one 9 hrs. Sons by side

  • Carmelo ‘probably’ will play in All-Star Game — after that, who knows

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony said he expects to play in the All-Star Game at the Garden, all but committing to Sunday’s game, but added he’s not sure how long he will play once the season resumes — if at all. Anthony sat out the Knicks’ 89-83 loss to the Magic on Wednesday night to rest his sore left knee,..." February 12

  • Ex-Knicks enforcer Charles Oakley calls team owner James Dolan a 'motherf----r' and 'a bad guy'

    New York Daily News "For all the blood, sweat and tears Charles Oakley sacrificed while wearing a Knicks uniform, the former enforcer has no lost love for owner James Dolan, calling the Garden chairman "a bad guy” Wednesday. Oakley said he had been “quiet for a while” on his feud with Dolan. Not anymore. "As..." February 12

  • Amar'e Stoudemire has no regrets over Knicks, contemplating buyout

    New York Daily News "If Wednesday’s game against Orlando ends up being Amar’e Stoudemire’s final one in a Knicks uniform, he will leave with no regrets about his time in New York. Stoudemire said last week that he will use the upcoming week-long All-Star break to decide with his family whether to consider accepting..." February 11

  • Stan Van Gundy says Ewing ready to run own team

    Detroit News "Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy has never been shy about uplifting his guys, coaches he's worked with in Miami and Orlando, publicly stumping for them to receive head coaching jobs. It's why he's an unabashed supporter of Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford, who took the Hornets to the playoffs..." February 11

  • Amar’e Stoudemire and Knicks have begun conversation about possible buyout

    New York Daily News "Amar'e Stoudemire's agent, Happy Walters, acknowledged on Wednesday that he has begun conversations with the Knicks about a possible buyout for the former All-Star big man. "I mean, I think there are a lot of options," Walters said on Daily News basketball columnist Frank Isola's NBA Radio show..." February 11

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    Jordan Schultz @Schultz_Report

    Amar'e Stoudemire buyout depends on how much money he wants to give up, but #Suns are likely front-runners/serious contenders if it happens.