Knicks Rumors & News

  • Steven Adams 'Melo to OKC Would Be 'Awesome,' But ...'

    TMZ "OKC center Steven Adams says he's ALL ABOUT playing with Carmelo Anthony -- but warns that talk of Melo being signed by the Thunder is still just a fantasy. The 7-footer was flying out of LAX when we asked about the possible move. "That's just like saying if Michael Jordan could play for..." July 28

  • Spurs, Clippers, Suns, Timberwolves, Knicks, Heat have proposed Kyrie Irving trades

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kyrie Irving requested a trade – reportedly ideally to the Knicks, Heat, Spurs or Timberwolves. All those teams – plus the Clippers and Suns – have made offers to the Cavaliers. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: So far, these are among the teams who’ve made offers to the Cavaliers for..." July 28

  • Three-team trade scenario could involve Irving, Wiggins, Love, Carmelo

    The Sports Daily "I think I speak for everyone when I say that the perpetual NBA trade rumor machine needs to take a couple of months off and let Major League Baseball and the NFL take over some headlines. But following Minnesota Timberwolves‘ young star, Andrew Wiggins, and his claim that he deserves nothing less..." July 28

  • Kyrie Irving ‘Very Badly’ Wants to Become a Knick

    SLAM Online "Among his reported four preferred destinations—San Antonio, New York, Miami and Minnesota—Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving appears to have a clear favorite. According to ESPN’s Pablo Torre, Kyrie “very badly” wants to become a member of the New York Knicks. " July 27

  • Carmelo Anthony Continues To Prioritize Trade To Rockets

    Real GM Basketball "Carmelo Anthony continues to place the Houston Rockets as his top priority trade destination despite Kyrie Irving's request for a trade. The Cleveland Cavaliers presumably have a clearer path to trading for Anthony due to the Irving request, but Anthony prefers the Rockets." July 27

  • Melo could be the reason why a Kyrie Irving trade to Knicks appears reportedly 'unlikely'

    CBS Sports "Among Kyrie Irving's preferred trade destinations -- the Minnesota Timberwolves, Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs and New York Knicks -- the Big Apple might be an unrealistic scenario. According to an ESPN report Wednesday, Irving-to-New York is "unlikely" to happen because Carmelo Anthony remains..." July 26

  • If Carmelo really wants to leave Knicks, there’s a way to ensure it

    New York Post "On the one hand, it is perfectly understandable why Carmelo Anthony feels he should be entitled to drive the agenda now. For months he sat in stony silence while his name and reputation were bloodied by his ex-boss. He was determined to win his cold war with Phil Jackson. And won it. Now, he..." July 26

  • NBA Sees Expansion As Inevitable But Not Sure On Timeline

    Real GM Basketball "In an interview in June with C.J. McCollum for The Players Tribune, Adam Silver talked about expansion. "I think it's just a question of when's the right time to seriously start thinking about expansion," said Adam Silver. "Think about the state we're in the league right now, where amazing to..." July 26

  • A Trade Sending Carmelo Anthony To The Cavs Sounds Like It Won’t Happen

    Uproxx "The New York Knicks are one of the preferred landing spots for Kyrie Irving and, as such, there has been a ton of speculation and conjecture as to what the team could offer to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a trade package. The obvious fit for what the Cavaliers want as value in return for Irving..." July 25

  • Anthony's Rumored 'Primary Objective' Is to Be Traded to Rockets

    New York Daily News "Derrick Rose isn’t the long-term solution to the Kyrie Irving problem the Cleveland Cavaliers suddenly have, just like Rose wasn’t the solution to the Knicks’ annual point guard issues. Rose is a stop gap for sure, a guy hoping to stay healthy for one season before trying to strike it rich one..." July 25

  • Derrick Rose Has Reportedly Agreed to Sign with Cavs

    Bleacher Report "Derrick Rose is headed to the Cleveland Cavaliers following a one-year trial run with the New York Knicks. According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, Rose completed his physical and agreed to sign with the team on Monday. ESPN's Chris Haynes reported the deal is for one year and $2.1..." July 24

  • Thunder emerge as third Carmelo Anthony trade option

    New York Post "The Knicks could add another team to the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes. Anthony had to this point only agreed to be dealt to the Rockets or Cavaliers, but the Thunder reportedly are trying to become a third option. The Ringer’s Bill Simmons reported Monday that Anthony and the Thunder are..." July 24

  • Carmelo Anthony: “Knows better than anyone that LeBron is leaving next July”

    The Sports Daily "Will Phil Jackson end up having the last laugh in his feud with Carmelo Anthony? Well, if a report via Frank Isola is true, then it would appear that the New York Knicks would lose out on landing dazzling superstar Kyrie Irving because of Melo’s reluctance to waive his no-trade clause. Thus,..." July 24

  • Damian Lillard talks about his “no pressure” pitch to Carmelo Anthony, selling Portland

    Pro Basketball Talk "Self-made, over-achieving players in the NBA tend not to be the recruiters. They worked hard and made it to where they are more on their own, and their world-view follows that path. Think Derrick Rose in Chicago. Damian Lillard was one of those guys, but he has done a little recruiting of late..." July 24

  • A Latvian kid got Kristaps Porzingis to clarify his Knicks future

    New York Post "Although Latvian journalists were instructed not to query Kristaps Porzingis about the Knicks travails during training camp for the European Championships, a kid camper had no such restrictions. Last weekend at a basketball camp in Latvia attended by about 250 children, one youngster asked..." July 23

  • Clippers assistant GM Gerald Madkins to join Knicks in same role

    New York Daily News "The Knicks appear to be making their first significant front office hire under new general manager Scott Perry. According to Marc J. Spears of ESPN, former NBA player Gerald Madkins will be leaving the Clippers to become the Knicks’ new assistant GM, the same role he had been in with the..." July 23

  • Knicks talking deal with Damyean Dotson after his impressive Summer League performance

    New York Daily News "Following the impressive Summer League for Damyean Dotson, the Knicks have started discussions on a deal with the 23-year-old wing, sources told the Daily News. Dotston (6-7, 202 pounds) was drafted 44th overall last month by the Knicks out of the University of Houston, and wowed scouts in..." July 23

  • James Dolan’s MSG threatens to sue Steve Ballmer’s Los Angeles Clippers

    Daily Breeze "Owners of The Forum concert venue filed a claim for damages Wednesday against the city of Inglewood for quietly entering into a deal to build a new Los Angeles Clippers arena just down the street. The Madison Square Garden Co. claims Inglewood Mayor James Butts used a bait-and-switch strategy..." July 23

  • Knicks GM Scott Perry dishes on how soul food creates a winner

    New York Post "Q: From an intangible standpoint, describe the perfect Scott Perry basketball player. A: Tough … competitive … intelligent … would do anything it takes to win. Q: How would you characterize your managerial style? A: I would say that I’m open … focused … collaborative … engaged to people that..." July 23

  • Details of 3-team trade between Cavs, Knicks and Suns discussed

    Cavs Nation "The moment news broke that fan favorite Kyrie Irving asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him, rumors on potential trades involving Irving started to circulate. One name that kept popping up in the rumor mill was Carmelo Anthony, the All-Star forward of the New York Knicks. However, a..." July 22

  • Knicks have best odds at landing Kyrie Irving, per bookmaker

    Clutch Points "Kyrie Irving is becoming the main story of this offseason. The All-Star guard reportedly asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him. This request was apparently made because Irving does not want to be a second fiddle anymore, and wants to be the focal point of a franchise. After the original..." July 22

  • Melo 'focused on' move to Rockets amid Irving trade rumors

    New York Daily News "The best news of the Knicks’ terrible offseason is that an actual All Star has included them among the teams he’d prefer to be traded to. It’s a good start. Now, this could mean that Kyrie Irving either doesn’t have cable television or perhaps news just travels slowly in the Midwest. The..." July 22

  • Knicks’ new GM hasn’t even met with owner James Dolan yet

    New York Post "When James Dolan said he would continue to not be involved in the day-to-day operations of the Knicks he apparently meant it. Newly hired general manager Scott Perry said on ESPN that he and the team’s owner have yet to cross paths. “I have not met with [Dolan] yet, but I’m looking forward to..." July 22

  • Knicks Interested In Trading Carmelo, Future First Picks To Cavs For Kyrie Irving

    Real GM Basketball "The New York Knicks have strong interest in trading for Kyrie Irving. New York is willing to include Carmelo Anthony and future first round picks but Kristaps Porzingis is considered untouchable. Irving has listed the Knicks as one of the teams he would have interest in being traded to..." July 21

  • Report: Spurs, Knicks, Heat among teams Kyrie wants to play for

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyrie Irving has reportedly asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to explore the possibility of trading him, and the star point guard has apparently already begun discussing preferred destinations with the team. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Irving specifically mentioned the San Antonio Spurs..." July 21

  • Derrick Rose mulls deals from 3 teams and none are the Knicks

    New York Post "The viability and interest in a Derrick Rose return to the Knicks may often have been “overstated,” according to one league source, but the door never really was slammed shut by either side. There was always a “just in case” scenario. Well, figure the divorce will be finalized this..." July 21

  • Walt 'Clyde' Frazier 'shocked' when Phil Jackson let go by Knicks

    ESPN "New York Knicks Hall of Famer and Madison Square Garden Network broadcaster Walt "Clyde" Frazier took some time to talk about the Knicks during his Balling and Calling youth program in New York City this week. In between sharing his advice on basketball and broadcasting to kids at the sold-out..." July 21

  • Carmelo willing to waive $8 million trade kicker for Rockets

    Pro Basketball Talk "Carmelo Anthony does not want to return to the Knicks. The Knicks want to trade Carmelo Anthony. The Houston Rockets would like to trade for Carmelo Anthony. So far all that will has not gotten a deal nearly as close to done as has been reported, I was told by sources. There are major hurdles,..." July 21

  • Report says there's a possibility Derrick Rose comes back to Bulls

    CSN Chicago "Is there another episode of #TheReturn brewing? The Bulls just departed with Derrick Rose last offseason, but he might be considering a return to his hometown, per a Thursday afternoon report. Rose had been linked in previous reports to the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Los Angeles Lakers, but..." July 20

  • If Rockets land Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James could join him in 2018

    Sportsnaut "Where will LeBron James play following the 2017-18 season? For multiple reasons, the Los Angeles Lakers have received most of the attention. But speaking on CSN New England, Chris Mannix of The Vertical had a different Western Conference team in mind. Mannix did make it clear that the long..." July 20

  • Adam Silver predicts legal sports gambling ‘in the next few years’

    Larry Brown Sports "Long bullish regarding the prospect of legalizing sports gambling in the United States, NBA commissioner Adam Silver thinks it will happen sooner rather than later. Silver said Wednesday that he expects sports betting to be legalized within a few years, saying it would provide “enormous..." July 20

  • Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum Say Carmelo Anthony Is Interested in Joining Blazers

    Bleacher Report "Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum aren't shying away from making an aggressive pitch—and breaking the NBA's tampering rules—in attempt to persuade Carmelo Anthony to join the Portland Trail Blazers. Speaking to reporters at Lillard's basketball camp Wednesday, the Blazers backcourt duo said they..." July 20

  • How Carmelo Anthony fits with Rockets if he's dealt to Houston

    CBS Sports "Talk of a trade sending Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks to the Houston Rockets has been hot since Anthony reportedly said he would waive his no-trade clause for the Rockets or Cavaliers. A reported deal sending Melo to Houston was in the works before the Knicks stalled talks when new GM..." July 19

  • Despite front office shake-up, Knicks are set on trading Melo to the Rockets

    New York Daily News "The Knicks remain as committed as Carmelo Anthony to finalizing a deal that would send the All Star forward to the Houston Rockets. According to a league source, new Knicks president Steve Mills last week informed Anthony’s representatives that the team wanted to wait until after introducing..." July 19

  • Report: Knicks wanted to trade for Patrick Beverley before deal to Clippers

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Knicks continue to whiff on their attempts to land a starting point guard, but it certainly isn’t due to a lack of trying. ESPN’s Ian Begley reports Tuesday that the Knicks wanted to trade for Patrick Beverley before he was sent to the LA Clippers in the Chris Paul..." July 18

  • Report: Trail Blazers struggling to find team to take Meyers Leonard in Carmelo Anthony trade

    NBC Sports "Right now, the Knicks are holding up a Carmelo Anthony trade. But even if New York’s new regime relents on dealing Anthony to the Rockets, there are still complications. Houston would probably have to send out Ryan Anderson, whom nobody wants at his salary. Sure, some teams might take..." July 18

  • Carmelo Anthony Not Interested in Staying with Knicks

    SLAM Online "While the Knicks have temporarily halted trade talks surrounding Carmelo Anthony, Melo is remaining steadfast in his request to join the Rockets. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Melo no longer wants to be reincorporated into the Knicks’ roster (starting at 0:23). Via..." July 18

  • NBA eliminates home and road uniforms, teases new Nike jerseys

    CBS Sports "NBA games will look a lot different next season, as the league has uniform major changes planned as they begin their partnership with Nike. One of the big changes in store is that the league is doing away with home and away jerseys, so expect to see plenty of color vs. color uniform matchups..." July 18

  • Carmelo Anthony not considering Portland right now

    KGW "New York Knicks star forward Carmelo Anthony is not considering waiving his no-trade clause to allow a trade to the Portland Trail Blazers, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Wojnarowski, who broke the news Saturday that the Blazers were interested in trading for Anthony, spoke about the..." July 18

  • New Knicks GM Indicates Melo is Not Part of Team's Future Plans

    12 Up "This offseason is becoming the Carmelo Anthony saga. Rumors have been going on​ since the beginning of 2017 and they keep piling up by the minute of every day. Houston, Cleveland, and now, Portland, have all been rumors of a destination for Anthony. But it still hasn't happened, and when Phil..." July 18

  • Hornacek’s ideal Knicks changes won’t start with the triangle

    New York Post "Wait a minute. What was going on here? Jeff Hornacek was talking in Westchester on Monday about the Knicks style, and the word “triangle” never was used? By anybody. Guess change really is in the air around the Knicks. So Hornacek spoke more about “defense” than geometric figures. Defense. It’s..." July 18

  • Scott Perry realizes his dream of becoming an NBA general manager

    The Undefeated "Scott Perry, the new general manager of the New York Knicks, went from being unemployed to living out his dream in what felt like a New York minute. Three months ago, the Orlando Magic relieved the then-executive vice president of his duties. Shortly afterward, the Sacramento Kings hired Perry..." July 18

  • Knicks not interested in exploring buyout with Carmelo Anthony

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Knicks are still trying to find a way to trade Carmelo Anthony, but they are being careful about not sounding too desperate to deal the 33-year-old superstar. While speaking to the media on Monday, Knicks president Steve Mills said the team has no interest in exploring a potential..." July 17

  • Stephon Marbury Calls 2004 Olympics Worst 38 Days of His Life, Rips Larry Brown

    Complex "More than a decade after the words were written, Stephon Marbury can recall them, practically verbatim. “The most reviled athlete ever in New York sports,’’ he says, with a laugh, quoting a New York City tabloid story from March 2006. No doubt there are plenty of New Yorkers who read those..." July 17

  • Report: Bucks, Derrick Rose have mutual interest, but no meeting scheduled

    CBS Sports "Not including two-way contracts for their new G-League team, the Wisconsin Herd, the Milwaukee Bucks have made zero free agent acquisitions this summer, and it doesn't appear that their shutout will end anytime soon. According to a report from Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today, the Bucks have no..." July 16

  • C.J. McCollum posts Instagram picture of Carmelo Anthony in Blazers uniform

    Clutch Points "The New York Knicks have hit a lull in their efforts in attempting to move All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony this offseason. However, the Portland Trail Blazers have now entered the picture as a possible landing spot for the 33-year-old. In light of that, Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum has..." July 16

  • Jeff Van Gundy: Carmelo not ‘a natural fit’ for Rockets

    New York Post "Former Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy still lives in Houston and has a good read on that franchise. And Van Gundy, recently named a Team USA coach for the Americas Tournament and World Cup qualifiers, isn’t sure Carmelo Anthony is “a natural fit” for a Houston team trying to dethrone the..." July 16

  • Carmelo Anthony expecting Knicks to resume trade talks

    ESPN "As New York Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry pursue a meeting with Carmelo Anthony in the coming days, league sources told ESPN that the 10-time All-Star is counting on the franchise to carry out its previously agreed upon mandate to trade him to the Houston..." July 16

  • Trail Blazers hope Carmelo will waive no-trade clause for more teams

    Bleacher Report "As the New York Knicks continue to search for a trade partner to move Carmelo Anthony, the Portland Trail Blazers reportedly want to be included among the contenders. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Saturday the Blazers want to convince Anthony to put them on his list of trade..." July 16

  • James Harden says Carmelo Anthony trade is 'out of his hands'

    ESPN "The Houston Rockets have two-thirds of their own Big Three with James Harden and the newly acquired Chris Paul. The Rockets also were reportedly in the mix to acquire New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony in a trade. Harden called Anthony "one of the best players that we have in this league"..." July 15

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