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  • Julius Randle is a big reason why Jalen Rose is a Knicks believer

    New York Post "Jalen Rose, one of ESPN’s most influential NBA voices, believes the Knicks’ offseason has been vastly underrated and wouldn’t be surprised if the club finishes with roughly the same record as the Nets. Knicks president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry did about as well..." August 24

  • Bobby Portis Ready For Anything After Hectic Offseason

    Basketball Insiders "NBA free agency can be a stressful time for players, that often goes without saying. It can be a waiting game as teams put their time and resources into the big-name guys, while the rest of the league is left to twiddle their thumbs until the dominoes begin to fall. This offseason was..." August 24

  • Re-Drafting Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the 2017 NBA Draft 2 Years Later

    Bleacher Report "A re-draft of the hyped 2017 NBA draft class would look significantly different than the original order after two seasons. Star-caliber players have emerged—just not the the ones who the Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers or Phoenix Suns expected. Those three teams have..." August 23

  • The All-Time NBA “What-If” Team

    Fadeaway World "We have seen so many great players in NBA history whose careers were cut short due to injuries. Often, these injuries were severe enough that these players were not able to recover from their All-NBA form, or were even forced into early retirement. It can be particularly difficult to..." August 23

  • We Ranked NBA Teams By How Much Fun They’d Be On ‘Hard Knocks’

    Dime Magazine "Hard Knocks is appointment viewing for football fans. Every summer, HBO gets incredible access into one NFL team’s training camp, giving fans a mostly unfiltered look into teams and the people who suit up for them. This year, it’s been the Oakland Raiders, which ended up being..." August 22

  • 10 Sneaky-Good NBA Offseason Additions

    Bleacher Report "The NBA saw one of its wildest, most expensive spending sprees during this offseason's first few weeks of free agency. Lost in the shuffle of moving superstars such as Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Kemba Walker were the savvy veteran acquisitions of the teams that..." August 22

  • Journeyman Wayne Ellington brings veteran leadership to Knicks

    Newsday "Wayne Ellington has learned to take little for granted in the NBA since he was a first-round pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2009 NBA Draft. It began an odyssey throughout the league that has landed him in his latest stop, with the Knicks. in the first hours of free agency..." August 22

  • Mikhail Prokhorov looked at Knicks as well as Nets, but James Dolan wanted ‘bizarre sum.'

    Nets Daily "In a story on Mikhail Prokhorov’s decade as Nets owner, Prokhorov’s top basketball adviser Sergei Kushchenko tells TASS the Russian oligarch initially looked at the Knicks and Suns as well as the Nets. “Prokhorov started toying with the idea of purchasing an NBA team..." August 21

  • Ray Lewis, Lamar Odom set to appear on next season of 'Dancing with the Stars'

    USA Today "As "Dancing with the Stars" gears up for its 28th season, a pair of former athletes will trade their cleats and sneakers for dancing shoes.  Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray Lewis and former NBA star Lamar Odom will both vie for the "DWTS" crown when..." August 21

  • NBA Stars Who Could Unexpectedly Request a Trade

    Bleacher Report "Player movement is at an all-time high in the NBA. There were 29 in-season trades in 2018-19, headlined by stars like Jimmy Butler, Tobias Harris, Marc Gasol, Harrison Barnes, Otto Porter Jr., Kristaps Porzingis and Nikola Mirotic. Anthony Davis' midseason trade..." August 20

  • The Most Important NBA Rumors: Dwight Howard, DeMar DeRozan And Carmelo

    Fadeaway World "The 2020 NBA Season is almost upon us and most NBA teams currently have their rosters set, but it seems the rumors are really starting to ramp up. With players going down to injuries and players still looking to make trades to put them over the hump, teams are still being very active as we..." August 20

  • Traded First Round Picks For 2020 NBA Draft

    Hoops Rumors "The 2020 NBA draft is still 10 months away, but several teams have already traded their first round picks for that night, and more clubs are likely to do so before this season’s trade deadline. We’ll use the space below to keep tabs on each team’s first round pick..." August 20

  • 10 NBA Careers That Made You Wish Injuries Didn't Exist

    Bleacher Report "Last week, new Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins tore his ACL. That will likely sideline him for the entire 2019-20 NBA season and is the third serious leg injury he has suffered in the last two years. Unfortunately, Cousins is far from the..." August 20

  • Taj Gibson’s homecoming with Knicks means everything to ailing dad

    New York Post "At some point this season, Wilbert Gibson, former Brooklyn carpenter and furniture mover, will make his way to the Garden and watch his son Taj play for the Knicks. It may not be for the Garden’s opener Oct. 26 versus the Celtics. It may not be in November. But it will be..." August 20

  • Knicks’ RJ Barrett looking forward to facing James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo the most next season

    Clutch Points "New York Knicks rookie swingman RJ Barrett says he’s looking forward to facing Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo the most next season. Barrett admits Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James has always been his favorite player,..." August 19

  • NBA's Young Role Players Who Can Still Become Stars

    Bleacher Report "The next generation of NBA All-Stars will likely include De'Aaron Fox, Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell, based on their productive starts and youth. But who among the slower career starters will eventually break through? It takes some players longer. Khris Middleton just..." August 19

  • Players Who Can’t Be Traded Until December 15

    Hoops Rumors "As teams explore the trade market for potential deals to complete their rosters for training camp, there are a number of trade restrictions those clubs must take into account. For instance, recently-signed draft picks can’t be traded for 30 days and waiver claims can’t be traded for..." August 19

  • Lamar Odom Says He's Given Up Porn

    TMZ "There's one less Brazzers and Bang Bros subscriber in the world ... 'cause Lamar Odom says he's officially DONE WITH PORN ... telling TMZ Sports he's given up the the habit for a healthier lifestyle. Of course, LO has been very open about his sex..." August 19

  • Kevin Knox 'James Dolan's a Great Person I Play Fortnite W/ His Sons!!!'

    TMZ "NY Knicks rising star Kevin Knox says his boss isn't the jerk people make him out to be ... telling TMZ Sports despite what some may think, James Dolan is a GREAT person!!! You've heard the stories ... the billionaire has a reputation of not getting along with fans, Knicks..." August 18

  • 1 Player Every NBA Team Should Already Be Targeting at the Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "The NBA trade deadline feels like it's a lifetime away. Technically, it's a shade under six months (Feb. 7, 2020), but the distance between now and then allows ample opportunity for change. An offseason of hyperactivity transformed identities all across the hoops landscape,..." August 16

  • How Players Who Declined Options Fared In Free Agency

    Hoops Rumors "Heading into the 2019 offseason, 27 veterans held player options on their contracts, allowing them to either opt in for the 2019/20 season or opt out and reach the open market. Of those 27 players, a dozen decided to turn down their options and become free agents. For some..." August 16

  • NBA trade rumors: Four stars who could be on the move during the 2019-20 season

    Sporting News "The 2019 offseason only confirmed what we already knew about the modern NBA: Lucrative contracts for the league's top stars, regardless of the years and dollar amounts attached, can be quickly rendered irrelevant if a general manager wants to make a move - or if a player is ready to request..." August 16

  • Rachel Nichols, Maria Taylor replacing Michelle Beadle as ‘NBA Countdown’ hosts

    Larry Brown Sports "ESPN has officially begun the process of revamping its “NBA Countdown” crew, and Michelle Beadle is being replaced as the show’s host. Rachel Nichols and Maria Taylor will be named the new hosts of “NBA Countdown” for the 2019-20 NBA season, according to..." August 16

  • 2020 NBA Free Agents By Team

    Hoops Rumors "Hoops Rumors’ up-to-date list of 2020 free agents by team is below. These are players who are eligible for restricted or unrestricted free agency after the 2019/20 season. Players with team or player options for the 2020/21 season are listed, unless they’re..." August 16

  • Mitchell Robinson, Allonzo Trier talk expectations for Knicks' 2019-20 season

    SNY TV "Last week in New Jersey, several Knicks were in attendance for the NBA's Rookie Transition Program, a four-day event that the league put together to help rookies adjust to life as a pro athlete. Players listened to experts, ex-players and their peers discuss topics ranging from sexual..." August 16

  • NBA Rumors: Lakers Could Trade For Taj Gibson As Midseason Replacement For DeMarcus Cousins

    Inquisitr "On Thursday, reports that Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins went down with an ACL injury during a workout session sent shockwaves through NBA fans all over the world. Aside from being one of the Lakers’ top free-agent acquisitions this offseason, the former All-NBA big man was..." August 16

  • NBA Players With Trade Kickers In 2019/20

    Hoops Rumors "A trade kicker is a contractual clause that pays an NBA player a bonus when he’s traded. They’re one of the tools teams have at their disposal to differentiate their free agent offers from the ones put on the table by competing clubs. Sometimes the kicker is..." August 15

  • NBA Teams That Will Exceed Expectations in 2019-20

    Bleacher Report "With free agency all but over, the hierarchy for the 2019-20 NBA season is beginning to take shape. The Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers appear set to reign over the Eastern Conference, while Los Angeles hosts both consensus Western Conference favorites in the new-look Clippers..." August 15

  • Who Are the NBA's Best Clutch-Scorers?

    Bleacher Report "Every kid who grew up shooting in the backyard or on the playground has played the situation out in his or her mind countless times: Andy brings the ball up the court. The clock is winding down. Five...four...three...two...He shoots! He scores! The crowd goes wild! Now, this is a..." August 15

  • Team USA Lost By 19 To A Team Of G-League And Overseas Players In A Scrimmage

    Dime Magazine "The Minnesota Timberwolves may no longer the owners of the most embarrassing scrimmage loss of the season after reports poured out of USA Basketball camp in Los Angeles on Wednesday that a rag-tag group of G-League and overseas players stomped all over the national team in a 36-17 win in a..." August 15

  • Knicks, Suns Pursued Terry Rozier In Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "Terry Rozier had been cautioned that free agency would be a whirlwind. By the time it ended, he had whiplash. The evening before NBA teams spent more than $3 billion in free-agent contracts in just over 24 hours, Rozier found himself with friends imagining an impending move..." August 14

  • How to Trade the NBA's Worst Contracts

    Bleacher Report "No contract in the NBA is untradeable, no matter how egregious or lengthy it may be. There are a few ways to move a bad deal. The Houston Rockets just demonstrated one by trading Chris Paul for another hefty contract in Russell Westbrook, also throwing in..." August 14

  • NBA Sophomores Who Aren't Guaranteed to Improve Next Season

    Bleacher Report "NBA lottery picks are naturally expected to make sophomore jumps the way De'Aaron Fox and John Collins did last season. But teams looking to win now don't always put their young players in position to elevate their games. Five sophomores stand out as candidates for..." August 14

  • 1 Trade Every NBA Contender Should Make to Go All-In

    Bleacher Report "Maybe this is the offseason optimism talking, but the NBA's championship race looks as wide-open as it has in years. The Association no longer runs through Oakland, California. A frenetic offseason reshaped the basketball landscape several times over, resulting in..." August 13

  • The definitive guide to when booing is acceptable at an NBA game in 2019-20

    SB Nation "We at SB Nation believe NBA fans are allowed to express their frustration in the form of booing certain league figures. We also believe booing is an activity that must be practiced in moderation, under very specific circumstances that justify the behavior. That’s why Tom Ziller wrote..." August 13

  • Bobby Portis loves RJ Barrett’s ‘competitive edge and upside’

    Clutch Points "New York Knicks power forward Bobby Portis says he loves rookie small forward RJ Barrett’s “competitive edge and upside.” The Knicks selected Barrett with the third overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. New York has surrounded Barrett with tough-minded veterans who..." August 12

  • NBA Players Entering Now-or-Never Seasons

    Bleacher Report "Even NBA lottery picks need multiple years to get acclimated. But some are running out of time.  For these struggling young players, the level of urgency varies by case. But this coming year will still be a make-or-break season for their overall..." August 12

  • NBA Rumors: Lakers’ Anthony Davis to Knicks still a reality?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Dwight Howard, 2.0? Keep an eye on the Lakers this season, Knicks fans. No, not just because the team will be on national television all time time or because of how dominant a bounceback season from LeBron Jamescould look. Instead, look for discord..." August 12

  • Notable Free Agent Big Men Still Available

    Hoops Rumors "We’re six weeks into the NBA’s 2019 free agent period, and the market has been just about picked clean. None of our top 50 free agents of 2019 remain on the board, and news of free agent signings within the last couple weeks has focused primarily on non-guaranteed training..." August 12

  • Why are NBA superstars shunning Team USA at the World Cup?

    Yahoo! Sports "Anthony Davis, LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kawhi Leonard, James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard, Zion Williamson… those are just some of the American superstars you won’t be seeing when the Fiba Basketball World Cup starts off in China on 31..." August 12

  • Where Knicks’ RJ Barrett stands in continued development

    New York Post "Knicks rookie RJ Barrett finished summer league in July with a flourish following a horrendous start and hopes he will carry that improvement over. However, it won’t be with Team Canada at the World Cup in China. Though his father, Rowan, is the general manager of Team..." August 12

  • NBA Legends You Forgot Played for That One Team

    Bleacher Report "In this era of increased player movement, superstars playing their entire careers with one team are few and far between. Gone are the days of Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant and Larry Bird staying with one team for their decade-plus-long careers. Not every legend of past..." August 12

  • Knicks To Sign Lamar Peters

    Hoops Rumors "The Knicks have agreed to a non-guaranteed contract with undrafted guard Lamar Peters, tweets Shams Charania of The Athletic. Peters, 21, averaged 11.9 points, 5.2 assists and two rebounds in 30.1 minutes per game during his senior season at Mississippi State last..." August 12

  • Zion Williamson says Knicks are 'getting a killer' in RJ Barrett

    SNY TV "One of the bigger questions around the Knicks entering the season is what should the expectations be for rookie R.J. Barrett? "(Knicks fans) can expect that they're getting a killer," Zion Williamson said in an interview with SNY at Panini's NBA Rookie..." August 12

  • Knicks’ RJ Barrett explains why he doesn’t post workout videos on social media

    Clutch Points "Social media has turned into an important tool for NBA players and trainers to share workout videos, particularly in the summer and offseason, where either an empty gym or low competition affords players the opportunity to showcase their skills in a vacuum. This was perhaps highlighted..." August 11

  • Trading Kristaps Porzingis was right move even with Kevin Durant snub

    New York Post "Taken at face value, Kevin Durant’s silence-breaking remarks this week indicated the Knicks were never on his radar — just Brooklyn. Most NBA cognoscenti, however, were skeptical about that comment. But even if Knicks president Steve Mills was misled by..." August 10

  • Knicks could be backup plan for Anthony Davis if Lakers implode

    Clutch Points "Anthony Davis could reportedly look to sign with the New York Knicks next summer when he becomes a free agent if the Los Angeles Lakers implode in 2019-20, according to Marc Berman of The New York Post. Davis is widely expected to decline his 2020-21 player option worth $28,751,775...." August 10

  • Notable Free Agent Wings Still Available

    Hoops Rumors "We’re nearly six weeks into the NBA’s 2019 free agent period, and the market has been just about picked clean. None of our top 50 free agents of 2019 remain on the board, and news of free agent signings within the last week or two has focused primarily on non-guaranteed..." August 09

  • Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson dealing with knee injury at Team USA camp

    New York Post "There is online footage out of Team USA’s Las Vegas scrimmages of Knicks center Mitchell Robinson disrupting a De’Aaron Fox drive to the bucket, resulting in a turnover. However, Robinson mostly has been on the sidelines during his week as a member of the US..." August 09

  • The NBA Will Release The Full 2019-20 NBA Regular Season Schedule On Monday

    Dime Magazine "The first game of the NBA regular season is still roughly three months away, but we’ll know every game on the schedule well before then. The NBA is set to release the full, 82-game schedule on Monday, August 12 at 3 p.m. ET, giving fans a chance to start planning for possible trips to see..." August 08