Knicks Rumors & News

  • Lou Amundson Agrees To Sign With Knicks For Remainder Of Season

    Real GM Basketball "The New York Knicks have reached agreement with Lou Amundson on a deal for the remainder of the season, a league source told RealGM. Amundson has been on two 10-day contracts with the Knicks. The Knicks acquired Amundson in a trade earlier this month with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Oklahoma..." January 30

  • Pacers put Knicks in rear view for rare one-sided win, 103-82

    Indy Cornrows "Given the struggles for the Indiana Pacers this season, the rare (mostly) feel good win has to come as a relief. For just the third time this season, the Pacers enjoyed a 20-point win (give or take a point anyway), putting the New York Knicks in the rear view for a 103-82 victory. The game was..." January 30

  • Knicks beat Thunder behind Carmelo Anthony’s 31 points

    New York Daily News "In the short time that Langston Galloway has played for the Knicks, the undrafted rookie has emerged as an unlikely Garden favorite. On Wednesday night, following the Knicks’ fourth win in five games — this one a 100-92 victory against the Kevin Durant-less Oklahoma City Thunder — Carmelo..." January 29

  • Kevin Durant said to have eye on Knicks

    New York Daily News "The countdown to Kevin Durant’s free agency has already begun in places like New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Washington and especially Oklahoma City, where the next 18 months will fly by faster than Russell Westbrook on the break. Phil Jackson and the Knicks have until July 1, 2016 to get their..." January 29

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    Chris Herring @HerringWSJ

    Fisher says Melo will play tonight

  • Phil Jackson’s latest indignity: Staining memory of ’73 Knicks

    New York Post "Phil Jackson was charged with restoring a sense of pride in the Knicks organization when he was named the team president last spring. That may have been just as important as the mandate to return to the playoffs or win a championship. Jackson may indeed get to that point. But so far, he keeps..." January 29

  • J.R. Smith credits improved play with Cavaliers to lack of nightlife in Cleveland

    New York Daily News "Is the party really over for J.R. Smith? That’s what the flighty former Knick said this week, contending that joining LeBron James in Cleveland — and getting away from the New York nightlife — finally will help him shake the inconsistency that has punctuated his NBA career. “I think this is..." January 28

  • Phil Jackson admits the Knicks used to deflate basketballs

    Sporting News "It turns out that Deflate-gate isn't a new phenomenon. Back in 1986, Phil Jackson came clean and admitted to the Chicago Tribune that the Knicks intentionally deflated basketballs to gain a competitive advantage during his 10 seasons as a player in New York. Jackson said the under inflated..." January 28

  • 2 reasons why Durant to Knicks in 2016 may just be a pipe dream

    New York Post "Already there have been reports, theories and blueprints on how the Knicks will chase the Thunder’s Kevin Durant in his expected free agency in the summer of 2016 — yeah, right, not this summer but the summer after this summer. Like with impending blizzards and shutting everything down, you..." January 28

  • Langston Galloway, Knicks In Talks On Deal

    Real GM Basketball "The New York Knicks held negotiations with Langston Galloway on a new contract Monday, with multiple NBA teams prepared to engage if he's set free, league sources told RealGM. Galloway is on his second 10-day contract with the Knicks, ending Monday night." January 27

  • CBS sports analyst Greg Anthony offered undercover officer $80 for sex

    Washington Post "Former NBA player turned CBS sports commentator Greg Anthony agreed to pay a D.C. police officer who was working undercover as a prostitute $80 for sex and said “oh yeah” when the officer asked Anthony if Anthony wanted the officer to “dress up.” According to the charging documents submitted to..." January 27

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    Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman

    Make that Galloway's contract for next season is partially guaranteed, according to a source. #Knicks control his rights regardless.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Hearing Pistons among teams to show exploratory interest in Knicks' Pablo Prigioni and could revisit that in wake of losing Brandon Jennings

  • Derek Fisher shocked how hard it is to motivate Knicks

    New York Post "Rookie coach Derek Fisher perhaps finally has realized it’s his job to motivate the Knicks. As the club struggled through 10-game and 16-game losing streaks, the Knicks, now on a three-game win streak, didn’t always come out looking ready to play. In fact, during the recently concluded 16-game..." January 26

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    Grant Napear @GrantNapearshow

    Kings - Knicks game has been postponed due to pending blizzard. No make-up date as of now.

  • Amar'e Stoudemire's Knicks career might be on last legs

    Newsday "Amar'e Stoudemire limped out of the trainer's room with a brace over his right knee and his left ankle wrapped. He wanted something for his sore left wrist, too. Stoudemire appears to be hobbling toward the end of a Knicks career that began with such promise five years ago. "It [stinks]..." January 26

  • Carmelo Anthony sticks to the plan and takes a rest

    New York Post "With the Knicks on the verge of a four-game winning streak and on the first anniversary of his 62-point scoring-record explosion against Charlotte at the Garden, Carmelo Anthony sat for a “recovery day’’ Saturday night as his teammates lost, 76-71, to the Hornets. It was a preordained plan for..." January 25

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    Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman

    Melo will take night off and see if ten-day guys an win without him.

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    NY_KnicksPR @NY_KnicksPR

    Tonight's injury report at @hornets pic.twitter.com/g3iOnkbL3K

  • 6d
    Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman

    Amare will rest tonight and play tomorrow in Charlotte.

  • Tobias Harris has Knicks atop free agency list

    New York Post "Long Island’s Tobias Harris will face the Knicks on Friday at the Garden as a member of the Orlando Magic, but it won’t be nearly as emotional as Thursday night was. Harris, a free agent forward the Knicks plan to pursue this summer, broke down and wept during a speech at Half Hollow Hills West..." January 23

  • ESPN decides bowling more entertaining than the Knicks

    New York Post "The Knicks’ scheduled nationally televised games are falling like bowling pins. A matinee clash with the Lakers Super Bowl Sunday on ESPN was pulled by the network — not for another NBA showdown — but for a celebrity bowling event, an NBA source told The Post. The game being yanked from the..." January 23

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    Adam Zagoria @AdamZagoria

    Hearing the #Knicks would like to deal Pablo Prigioni for a 2nd-round pick. He's not playing now & not part of the future.

  • One Knick not benefiting from emergence of young Galloway

    New York Post "With the emergence of rookie guard Langston Galloway, veteran point guard Pablo Prigioni remained buried on the bench. Prigioni did not play for the second straight game Wednesday during the Knicks’ 98-91 victory over the Sixers after not getting in against New Orleans Monday. This after..." January 22

  • Knicks’ win helps keeps 76ers closer in Okafor lottery

    New York Post "Does Carmelo Anthony want the most ping-pong balls in the lottery? No tanks. The Knicks still own the league’s worst record and top seed in the lottery but maybe not for long. The Okafor Bowl went down to the final minute and lived down to its name as the NBA’s two biggest losers battled for..." January 22

  • Melo rips tanking: 'Bad mentality'

    ESPN New York "Some New York Knicks fans want to see the team tank the season to land a top pick in the NBA draft. But to star forward Carmelo Anthony, that is a "bad mentality to have." "I don't know how to have that mindset," Anthony said Wednesday night after the Knicks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 98-91..." January 22

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    Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman

    Fisher said in morning will go again with Jason Smith-Amundson-Melo frontline as long as injured Luc Moute is out. Langston-Jose backcourt.

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

    Forbes.com "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21

  • Knicks-76ers loser bowl is really all about this one phenom

    New York Post "Bouncing basketballs and ping-pong balls are in play Wednesday when the tanking Knicks face the tanking Sixers at Wachovia Center in the Okafor Bowl. The Sixers, who started 0-17, were once thought a lock to capture the No. 1 lottery seed and get the best chance at projected No. 1 pick, Duke..." January 21

  • Stephon Marbury: I was depressed

    ESPN New York "Former NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury said the combination of his struggling basketball career, his failing "Starbury" sneaker company and the death of his father in 2007 led to a downward spiral that resulted in suicidal thoughts in 2009. "I wanted to die," Marbury said in an interview on HBO's..." January 21

  • Hey, Knicks! Bring up Thanasis Antetokounmpo already!

    Sporting News "Last week, Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo had a message for the Knicks that was much-repeated: Call up my brother. Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the older sibling for Giannis, is currently toiling for the Westchester Knicks, the D-League affiliate for New York, and spent last weekend here at the..." January 21

  • Knicks rewind: What Amar’e must do to avoid getting benched

    New York Post "As Derek Fisher tries to make something out of the season’s second half, it’s clear Amar’e Stoudemire’s minutes are not guaranteed. When he’s rolling and looking like he did in his All-Star past, he’ll play. If not, Fisher appears ready to roll with younger guys — newbie forwards Lou Amundson and..." January 20

  • Knicks snap 16-game losing streak with win over Pelicans

    New York Daily News "The Triangle works! Well, at least for one night it did. Things have gotten so bad for the Knicks that they started a pair of players on 10-day contracts on Monday. And a funny thing happened in what looked like a glorified tryout for them to stick around: They actually won! The..." January 20

  • Knicks To Sign Lou Amundson, Lance Thomas To Second 10-Day Deals

    Real GM Basketball "The New York Knicks have reached agreements to sign forwards Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas to second 10-day contracts, league sources told RealGM." January 20

  • Knicks may have a keeper in ‘special’ Langston Galloway

    New York Post "No one knows what the Knicks roster will look like next season. But it could include Langston Galloway if he continues to play the way he did Monday night at the Garden. Galloway started his first NBA game and scored 21 points to help the Knicks end a 16-game losing streak with a 99-92 victory..." January 20

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    Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman

    As Fisher hinted, told Lance Thomas is re-signing

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    #Knicks will bring back Lou Amdundson & Lance Thomas on 10-day contracts, league sources say. Both will be on their 2nd 10-day deals.

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    Steve Popper @StevePopper

    Good news for Knicks is after return in London Carmelo not on the injury report. Amar'e is questionable, Larkin probable and Bargs - out.

  • Carmelo Anthony focuses on remaining positive, staying on court

    Newsday "Carmelo Anthony didn't need to be told the Knicks reached the midpoint of their season Thursday even though his mind and body are telling him something else. "It feels like it's March already,'' he said. This isn't just the grind of a long NBA season. This is an extraordinary season -- and not..." January 18

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    NY_KnicksPR @NY_KnicksPR

    Jan. 17- The @nyknicks have signed guard Langston Galloway to a second consecutive 10-day contract. pic.twitter.com/cW6Fe6WM25

  • Bucks put on a show in London versus Knicks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Bucks seized the moment at the O2 Arena. Playing before a sellout of 18,689 fans enthused to see a regular-season NBA game, the Bucks jumped on the Knicks in the opening minutes and cruised to a 95-79 victory. Milwaukee scored the first 14 points of the game and delighted the..." January 16

  • Why refreshed Carmelo is resisting ‘the easiest thing to do’

    New York Post "Prince Harry would have been proud. Anthony said his knee and body felt very good after his two-week break and said he wants to be there for the young guys experiencing this catastrophic Knicks season. Anthony scored 25 points in 27 minutes, had three steals and two assists but eight..." January 16

  • Charles Barkley says Knicks running triangle offense is 'stupid'

    CBSSports.com "Charles Barkley joined the Doug Gottleib Show on Thursday, and he had strong words about the New York Knicks' disastrous season. He was asked how much blame president Phil Jackson, head coach Derek Fisher and superstar Carmelo Anthony deserve for what's gone wrong, and Barkley chose not to..." January 15

  • Knicks ready to dust off $45M worth of gimpy stars

    New York Post "Perhaps Bucks cocky young forward Giannis Antetokounmpo didn’t care or didn’t realize the Knicks were getting back $45 million worth of talent Thursday night at O2 Arena in Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire, who were upgraded to probable following the morning shootaround. The Bucks routed..." January 15

  • Greek Freak to Knicks: Call up my brother already, you losers

    New York Post "Was that a “Greek Freak’’ guarantee, British-style? Giannis Antetokounmpo, the young Bucks small forward, is certain of two things: His brother Thanasis will soon be signed by the Knicks, and his club is going to beat New York again Thursday at the O2. The loquacious Bucks forward was asked..." January 15

  • Melo: Surgery 'only option' at some point

    ESPN New York "New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony acknowledged on Monday that he will likely need surgery to repair his injured left knee. "I'm pretty sure at some point that's going to be my only option," Anthony said after the team's afternoon practice. "But until that time I can't sit out. ... I feel..." January 13

  • Sources: Knicks shop Calderon, Bargnani

    ESPN New York "The New York Knicks are actively tryi‎ng to trade veterans Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani as part of their ongoing roster clearout, according to league sources. But sources stressed to ESPN.com that trying to trade away Amar'e Stoudemire is not part of the club's current plans. The Knicks..." January 13

  • Phil Jackson: Blame me for disaster

    ESPN.com "Phil Jackson delivered a message to New York Knicks fans on Saturday afternoon: Blame me for the team's disastrous season. "This is a mea culpa. I take responsibility for it," Jackson said. Jackson reiterated on Saturday that he thought the Knicks would be a playoff team this season...." January 11

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Phil also said Carmelo probably needs knee surgery but he is trying to avoid it as much as possible

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    Steve Popper @StevePopper

    Knicks make 10 days got Thomas and Amundsen official.