Knicks Rumors & News

  • Carmelo Anthony silences critics with offensive outburst

    Sporting News "Knicks fans watched Carmelo Anthony at his best Saturday. Anthony, who has been on the trading block most of the season, and been criticized heavily by his own fan base, dropped 37 points on 15-of-25 shooting with six rebounds to lead the Knicks to a 110-109 victory over the 76ers at Madison..." February 26

  • Anthony's last-second jumper lifts Knicks past 76ers

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Forgive the New York Knicks if they experienced nightmarish flashbacks to their last meeting with the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. The final five minutes resembled many things from a one-point loss in Philadelphia on Jan. 11 decided on T.J. McConnell's buzzer-beater over..." February 25

  • Derrick Rose's agent says player wants to remain in New York

    ESPN "Derrick Rose's agent, B.J. Armstrong, reiterated on Saturday that Rose "wants to be in New York" after the Knicks included the player in trade discussions prior to the trade deadline on Thursday. Armstrong added that he and Rose understand that the Knicks were operating in their best interests..." February 25

  • Derrick Rose cracking jokes as Knicks ship sinks

    New York Post "Derrick Rose definitely is not going to Minnesota, but he may be headed to Chicago. One day after being spared at the trade deadline, the eccentric Rose raised eyebrows when he curiously made two references he was headed back to Chicago, possibly for another family matter. The Knicks said he..." February 25

  • Kristaps Porzingis out several days with ankle injury

    Pro Basketball Talk "Of all the players the Knicks could have shed at the trade deadline — including Carmelo Anthony, Derrick Rose, Courtney Lee, Brandon Jennings and Kyle O'Quinn — New York is losing the one it values most. Kristaps Porzingis sprained his ankle in the Knicks’ loss to the Cavaliers last night, but..." February 24

  • Melo: Frustrating not to know Knicks' direction

    ESPN "New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony said he doesn't understand management's vision for the future after the club's inactivity at Thursday's trade deadline. "No, not now. No, to be honest with you," Anthony said late Thursday night. "I think they were kind of planning on the trade deadline,..." February 24

  • NBA teams could not get in touch with Phil Jackson before trade deadline

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Knicks made no moves at the trade deadline Thursday, despite rumors that persisted for weeks about Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose potentially being dealt. For at least one team, not being able to get a hold of Phil Jackson was an obstacle that stood in the way of a deal. One NBA..." February 24

  • Knicks owner James Dolan is an NBA outsider for giving $300G to Donald Trump’s campaign

    New York Daily News "At a time when the NBA has gone hard to its left by openly admonishing Donald Trump - from coaches publicly maligning the nascent President of the United States, to players saying they would boycott any visit to the White House - James Dolan pivoted right with big bucks. Less than two months..." February 24

  • Porzingis suggests things aren't going as planned in since-deleted tweet

    New York Daily News "Porzingis had a zinger. After spraining his ankle in the Knicks’ 119-104 loss to the Cavaliers, the Latvian wonder took to Twitter (briefly) to address the situation. But instead of expressing his disappointment regarding the injury in his own words, Porzingis tweeted a photo of a meme..." February 24

  • Cavs get 10th straight win over Knicks

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- Like so many other games against the New York Knicks, this one "got too easy" for the Cleveland Cavaliers. That's what Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said after his team beat the New York Knicks for the 10th straight time, 119-104 Thursday in the first game back from the All-Star break..." February 23

  • T-Wolves reportedly backed away from Ricky Rubio-Derrick Rose trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The Minnesota Timberwolves had a Ricky Rubio for Derrick Rose trade to consider at the deadline, but they reportedly backed away. ESPN’s Marc Stein says Minnesota could have traded Rubio for Rose straight up but declined the deal. Minnesota may have declined a trade for Rose for a few..." February 23

  • Charles Oakley will attend Knicks game against Cavaliers in Cleveland

    New York Daily News "Charles Oakley confirmed he plans to attend the Knicks-Cavs game in Cleveland on Thursday. It is unclear if Oakley is going as a guest of his friend LeBron James, who has publicly supported Oakley after Oakley was forcibly removed from Madison Square Garden two weeks ago. In a text message to..." February 23

  • Derrick Rose complains about triangle offense, calls it ‘random basketball’

    New York Post "If these were his final hours as a Knick, Derrick Rose went out calling the triangle offense “random basketball’’ while praising his former coach, Tom Thibodeau, with whom he could soon be reunited. Speaking in the visitors’ locker room in Cleveland with the clock ticking on the 3 p.m. trade..." February 23

  • Ricky Rubio Remains ‘Significant’ Target For Knicks

    Hoops Rumors "Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio continues to be a “significant” trade target for the Knicks today, league sources tell Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical (via Twitter). We’ve heard in recent days that the two teams have discussed multiple variations of a deal involving Rubio and New York..." February 23

  • Carmelo Anthony could waive no-trade clause for Clippers this summer

    Larry Brown Sports "The trade rumors surrounding Carmelo Anthony have died down considerably over the past two weeks, and Anthony said at the All-Star Game that he expects to remain with the New York Knicks this season. After the season could be an entirely different discussion. Even if Anthony remains in The Big..." February 23

  • With less than 24 hours left, NBA trade deadline heats up

    KSL "We're not under 24 hours until the NBA's trade deadline. Here's what's going on with the Jazz and around the NBA. Derrick Favors trade looks unlikely Monday, ESPN's Zach Lowe reported that the Jazz have tested the market for Derrick Favors, seeing what kind of interest there is in the Jazz's..." February 22

  • Derrick Rose says he is ‘prepared’ for possible trade

    Larry Brown Sports "Trade rumors continue to intensify around New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose, and he says he’s ready for whatever will happen in the next day or two. Rose has been most prominently linked to the Minnesota Timberwolves, and he hadn’t heard anything about it, but he was ready in the event..." February 22

  • Cavaliers, Knicks, Bulls Interested In Trading For Patrick Beverley

    Real GM Basketball "The Houston Rockets are receiving interest in Patrick Beverley from the Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls. Beverley would like to remain with the Rockets. Beverley is on one of the NBA's best contracts as he re-signed with Houston in 2015 on a four-year, $25 million..." February 22

  • Phil Jackson gets dumped again as Jeanie Buss ends any possibility of a Lakers return with Magic Johnson hiring

    New York Daily News "First, Phil Jackson lost the girl and then the job. The decision by Jeanie Buss on Tuesday to detonate the Lakers front office and install Magic Johnson as the President of Basketball Operations should end years of speculation that Jackson would one day return to Los Angeles as the celebrity..." February 22

  • Clippers, Celtics keeping hope of Carmelo Anthony trade alive?

    ESPN "Jeff Hornacek said what you’d expect an NBA coach to say less than 48 hours before the league’s trade deadline: He doesn’t think the New York Knicks are going to make any moves. “Most of the time, there’s all kinds of talk, and only one or two things ever happen, so we expect these guys to be..." February 22

  • Joakim Noah takes step back in recovery from hamstring injury

    New York Post "So the Knicks came roaring back from the All-Star break all set for a practice that would propel them toward greatness and glory in the second half. Only the starting center, Joakim Noah, didn’t practice, still bothered by a bum hamstring. The starting shooting guard, Courtney Lee, was sick as..." February 22

  • Wolves among teams inquiring about Knicks' Derrick Rose

    CBS Sports "Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau may be looking to reunite with Derrick Rose in Minnesota. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, the Timberwolves have talked to the Knicks about a possible trade involving Rose. Begley reports that “it is unclear” what the Timberwolves would offer the Knicks for the..." February 21

  • Carmelo Anthony says he's not asking Knicks to trade him 'without having a plan'

    CBS Sports "With DeMarcus Cousins being traded to the New Orleans Pelicans, one of the few big names left on the trade market is the Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony. But that situation remains in a stalemate. Team president Phil Jackson wants nothing more than to trade Anthony, and reportedly the Knicks have been..." February 21

  • Knicks making D-Rose ‘completely available’ at deadline

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Knicks limped their way into the All-Star break and appear destined to miss the playoffs for a fourth consecutive season, and there is some speculation that their poor play could lead to a fire sale at the trade deadline. If they do decide to rebuild, trading Derrick Rose would make..." February 21

  • Are Carmelo Anthony and Jimmy Butler being shopped?

    USA Today "The New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings started the NBA’s trade deadline season with a monster of a blockbuster trade. What’s next? Who’s next? You’re going to hear a lot about Chicago Bulls All-Star Jimmy Butler going to the Boston Celtics, who have the assets to make this happen. But..." February 21

  • Ending Contracts To Watch At The Deadline

    Basketball Insiders "The Ending Contracts With the 2017 NBA Trade Deadline approaching on Thursday, February 23 at 3 p.m. EST, there is more and more chatter in NBA circles, and the biggest questions facing NBA teams is what to do with their ending contract or possible ending contract players. The bulk of deals..." February 21

  • Why DeMarcus Cousins isn’t domino for Carmelo trade

    New York Post "Right before the All-Star break, an NBA executive speculated about possible, even if unrealistic, trade scenarios for the Knicks and Carmelo Anthony. One deal involved Cleveland but did not contain Kevin Love. The exec stopped himself. “Try selling that to Knick fans and they’ll burn down the..." February 21

  • Big questions, lots of answers before NBA trade deadline

    ESPN "Only a week or so ago, most league executives anticipated a quiet deadline. So many teams were in desperate win-now mode, few would sell off quality veterans to the grease the trade wheels. Teams just outside the contender circle wouldn't mortgage the future for a suicide mission against Golden..." February 21

  • Carmelo prefers trade to Clippers or Lakers

    New York Post "Knicks general manager Steve Mills was in town for All-Star Weekend, and it doesn’t appear he was here to finalize divorce proceedings with Carmelo Anthony. According to a source who has spoken to Knicks officials, the odds are heavily against the team dealing Anthony by Thursday’s trade..." February 21

  • Porzingis tops Hayward, latest big to win Skills Challenge

    CBS Sports "With Karl-Anthony Towns opting not to defend his Skills Challenge title, the trophy was up for grabs. Kristaps Porzingis took full advantage during All-Star Saturday night, continuing the two-year reign of big men winning the event. Porzingis faced off against Gordon Hayward in the finals, and..." February 19

  • Carmelo Anthony Reportedly Intends to Stay with Knicks Entering Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "Carmelo Anthony intends to remain with the New York Knicks and likely won't waive his no-trade clause, according to Adrian Wojnarowski and Chris Mannix of The Vertical. "The Knicks have not brought anything to his [Anthony's] group that would inspire them to really want to waive this no-trade..." February 19

  • Carmelo Anthony finds joy in All-Star festivities despite trade rumors

    USA Today "For weeks, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony had looked forward to time off during All-Star weekend. Not voted a starter by the fans or a reserve by the coaches, he joked he had his bags packed even though he didn’t know where he was going. He decided on a Caribbean vacation. Then Kevin..." February 19

  • Draymond Green on Carmelo Anthony: ‘The way he’s been treated pisses me off’

    Sportsnaut "Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green has never been afraid to speak his mind publicly. In addition to his sometimes violent play on the court, this is what makes Green such a divisive figure. With that said, Green himself is liked by fellow NBA players. His hard-nosed approach..." February 19

  • Moving Melo to Celtics makes most sense for Knicks

    New York Daily News "If Carmelo Anthony calls being named Kevin Love’s All-Star replacement “a downer” one can only imagine what he thinks of Phil Jackson’s tweeting habits as well as the current state of the Knicks. The season has been an epic downer for Anthony, the 32-year-old forward who is in danger of..." February 19

  • Charles Oakley probably won’t return to Madison Square Garden any time soon, despite lifted ban

    USA Today "Charles Oakley isn’t happy. Not with NBA commissioner Adam Silver who “tricked” him into meeting with New York Knicks owner James Dolan, not with the former Knicks players who sat courtside with Dolan on Sunday and, of course, still not with Dolan himself, The Undefeated reported. Oakley..." February 18

  • Charles Oakley is joining Ice Cube’s Big3 league as a player-coach

    The Comeback "As we await James Dolan to invite Charles Oakley to sit with him at Madison Square Garden, Oakley won’t be holding his breath and is moving on to the next thing in his life. The 53-year-old is going to be a player-coach in the new Big3 league. Oakley adds his name to the expanding list of..." February 18

  • Charles Oakley says he can't respect Sprewell, others who sat with James Dolan

    CBS Sports "New York Knicks great Charles Oakley told The Undefeated’s Mike Wise that he doesn’t respect Latrell Sprewell and the other former Knicks who were used as pawns in James Dolan’s bizarre public-relations stunt last Sunday, adding that it could be three to five years before he returns to Madison..." February 18

  • Multiple teams view Derrick Rose as potential trade target

    Sportsnaut "Three-time All-Star Derrick Rose won’t be taking part in the festivities this weekend in New Orleans. Instead, the New York Knicks guard will be sitting back and resting while waiting to hear if he’ll actually be in New York for the remainder of the season. Rose has been rumored to be on the..." February 17

  • Draymond Green: Remarks about James Dolan 'came off the wrong way'

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green told ESPN that his comments about New York Knicks owner James Dolan using a "slave master mentality" toward Charles Oakley "came off the wrong way." Green originally made his comments earlier this week on his on his "Dray Day" podcast on..." February 17

  • Carmelo Anthony is an All-Star over Bradley Beal for a very simple reason

    CBS Sports "When the NBA announced Wednesday that Carmelo Anthony would replace the injured Kevin Love in Sunday’s All-Star Game, there was an immediate public outcry. Anthony has been great (on offense) lately, but the New York Knicks have a 23-34 record heading into the break. Surely Washington Wizards..." February 17

  • Westbrook triple-double lifts Thunder past Knicks

    The Sports Xchange "OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City wasn't just carrying a simple two-game losing streak when it came into Wednesday night. Both losses to Golden State and Washington were blowouts in which they were never in contention to win. Russell Westbrook wanted to make sure the Thunder were able to put..." February 16

  • Willy Hernangomez takes Knicks future to All-Star Weekend

    New York Post "The Knicks’ starting frontcourt of the future is now headlining the World Team in the All-Star Rising Stars Challenge on Friday in New Orleans. Spanish rookie center Willy Hernangomez will replace Emmanuel Mudiay on the World Team, according to sources. Mudiay will miss his sixth straight game..." February 16

  • Charles Oakley: James Dolan Is the New Donald Sterling

    TMZ "Charles Oakley just compared Knicks owner James Dolan to disgraced ex-Clippers owner Donald Sterling -- but stopped short of calling him a full-blown racist. Oakley was asked about Draymond Green's claim that Dolan has a "slave master mentality" -- and while Charles wouldn't definitely agree..." February 16

  • Why a mega-deal isn’t Derrick Rose’s top priority in free agency

    New York Daily News "Derrick Rose isn't sure where he's going to play next season, or even next month. He understands the business of basketball better these days, having been traded by his hometown team about seven months ago. To put it mildly, Rose's future in New York is tenuous as he enters a trade deadline..." February 16

  • Jeff Van Gundy hopes Knicks honor Oakley, retire number

    Newsday "Jeff Van Gundy hopes that Charles Oakley and the Knicks will repair their relationship and believes Oakley’s jersey No. 34 should be raised to the Garden rafters. Van Gundy coached Oakley with the Knicks and is happy to see that things appear to be moving in a positive direction after last..." February 16

  • The Internet Went Wild Over This Photo That Appears to Show Phil Jackson Riding a Public Bus

    Complex "The 2016-17 NBA season has been an absolute trainwreck for Phil Jackson. Through the first half of the year, he has had to endure: A feud with LeBron James A breakup with his longtime girlfriend Jeanie Buss A number of awkward back-and-forths with Carmelo Anthony The bizarre..." February 16

  • Charles Oakley backing off expectations of James Dolan

    Sportress of Blogitude "Charles Oakley reportedly has had a change of heart concerning what he expects out of the New York Knicks organization and owner James Dolan to make peace. A person close to Oakley believes the former Knicks star doesn’t necessarily need a public apology from Dolan, according to a New York Post..." February 16

  • Bill Walton Doesn't Want Carmelo Anthony Anywhere Near The Teams He Likes

    The Big Lead "Bill Walton called the Pacers-Cavaliers game last night as part of ESPN’s college-pro crossover night. During a promotion for the second half of the NBA doubleheader, Knicks-Thunder, Walton was giving a chance to opine on Carmelo Anthony’s future. And he brought the heat. “Doesn’t matter to..." February 16

  • Knicks' Carmelo Anthony named to replace Cavaliers' Kevin Love at All-Star Game

    USA Today "NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will replace injured Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love at the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday in New Orleans. This marks the 10th All-Star selection for Anthony, who went into Wednesday's game against the..." February 16

  • Carmelo expects to be with Knicks after trade deadline

    ESPN "Carmelo Anthony said on Wednesday morning that he expects to be playing for the New York Knicks after the Feb. 23 trade deadline. "I never thought I would be anywhere else," he said. The Knicks have talked to at least three teams about potential deals involving Anthony this..." February 15