Knicks Rumors & News

  • Behind-the-scenes look at Carmelo’s would-be plot to join Bulls

    New York Post "A new documentary detailing his two-week free-agent odyssey in July depicts how close Carmelo Anthony was to requesting a sign-and-trade to join Chicago, saying, “There was one point in time I was like, ‘Oh, I’m going.’’’ The behind-the-scenes, day-by-day look at Anthony’s free-agency tour will..." November 28

  • Mark Cuban takes jab at Derek Fisher "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban took a subtle shot at New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher before Wednesday’s game. Cuban was asked if he was concerned about Fisher’s commitment to the struggling Knicks, who have dropped 10 of 12. “I’m more concerned with his health and welfare. I know how..." November 28

  • Knicks worry with Carmelo expected to miss rest of trip

    New York Post "J.R. Smith decided it best not to speak with Carmelo Anthony late Monday night in the visitor’s locker room in Houston about his own preseason experience with back spasms. Anthony didn’t look coherent enough to talk. In fact, Anthony was barely able to speak. “To be able to fight through..." November 28

  • Why Mavericks coach bristled when Larkin’s name came up

    New York Post "A testy Dallas coach Rick Carlisle is tired of hearing how he wouldn’t play Knicks point guard Shane Larkin last season in a rookie season that was disappointing by most accounts. Carlisle shot back at MSG Network reporter Tina Cervasio when she asked him about Larkin’s frustration level last..." November 27

  • Dirk carries Mavs to a 109-102 OT win over Knicks

    Mavs Moneyball "Well, that was stressful. In a game where they shot 4-30 on threes, the Mavs defeated the Knicks 109-102 in an overtime thriller. Dirk led the way with 30 points, while Tyson Chandler had an impressive 17 points and 25 rebounds, which is an NBA-season high. In the first half the Mavs picked..." November 27

  • Carmelo Anthony doubtful vs. OKC "The New York Knicks will likely be short-handed for Friday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The team has listed forward Carmelo Anthony as doubtful for Friday's game due to back spasms. Anthony said on Wednesday that he remained "stiff" and "sore" due to the spasms, which surfaced..." November 27

  • Amar’e offers a frightful possibility for Carmelo’s back

    New York Post "Amar’e Stoudemire had back spasms during the 2011 playoffs that turned out to be related to a bulging disk. He was shut down late the following season, in March, because of the disk issue. Since that lockout year, Stoudemire’s disk has healed and his back spasms are a thing of the past...." November 27

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Fisher says J.R. Smith will start in place of Carmelo Anthony tonight. #Knicks

  • Rockets hold off Melo-less Knicks for second straight win

    Houston Chronicle "If nothing else, the Rockets discovered Carmelo Anthony really would have fit right in. Back in Houston for the first time since the Rockets wined and dined him in his free-agency visit, Anthony left Monday night’s game at Toyota Center with back spasms, proving if he had signed with the..." November 25

  • Tyson Chandler felt like scapegoat with Knicks

    ESPN Dallas "Center Tyson Chandler felt like a scapegoat "at times" for the New York Knicks' failures last season. The Knicks entered the season with high expectations coming off a trip to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs but ended with a 37-45 record and the firing of coach Mike Woodson...." November 25

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    NBA New York Knicks @nyknicks

    INJURY UPDATE: Carmelo Anthony did not practice today in Dallas with the team and is listed as doubtful for tomorrow with back spasms.

  • Amar’e can’t hold tongue, gets creative in slamming refs

    New York Post "Amar’e Stoudemire feels the Knicks were struck down by angels Monday night. Stoudemire chose an interesting metaphor to describe the way James Harden rallied the Rockets to victory. In fact, Stoudemire thinks Harden’s 6-of-6 free-throw shooting line in the final period was something out of..." November 25

  • Carmelo: Dwight ‘tried extremely hard’ in Rockets recruitment

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony said he has no regrets about turning down the Rockets this summer, but acknowledged he took “a long, deep look at it’’ after Dwight Howard sold him hard. Anthony made his first trip back to Houston on Monday since his ballyhooed recruiting visit July 2, when he met with the..." November 25

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Knicks say Carmelo Anthony has back spasms. He is questionable to return.

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    ClutchFans @clutchfans

    Carmelo Anthony hurt, heading to the locker room.

  • Andrea Bargnani out indefinitely after suffering calf strain

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Knicks won’t be getting Andrea Bargnani back as soon as they thought. The Italian big man seemed to be on track to make his season debut last night against the Philadelphia 76ers after suffering a hamstring injury before the season, but now he has strained a calf muscle, pushing his return..." November 23

  • Knicks snag ugly victory over horrible 76ers in Calderon return

    New York Post "Imagine low tide in August, a herring left unattended for upwards of a month, the physical result of combining scotch, gin, vodka and a six-pack. Imagine all that and you might, just might, get an idea of how bad the Philadelphia 76ers are on the court. And still, matters got a little dicey..." November 23

  • Knicks coach Derek Fisher: Backup PG job 'will be a nightly thing'

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Once Jose Calderon returns from a calf injury, the backup point guard job "will be a nightly thing" between Shane Larkin and Pablo Prigioni, Knicks coach Derek Fisher told the New York Post." November 22

  • ‘Limited’ Andrea Bargnani unlikely to play vs. 76ers

    New York Post "When the record is 3-10, going 1-for-2 is not all that bad. So, the Knicks apparently will welcome Jose Calderon back into the active playing fold Saturday against the Sixers at Madison Square Garden, but Andrea Bargnani remains on hold and likely won’t play on Saturday. Bargnani went through a..." November 22

  • Melo: I want a 'bulletproof legacy'

    ESPN New York "New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony doesn't want his legacy to be defined solely by wins and losses -- he wants to be known as more than a basketball player when his career ends. "What I really want is a bulletproof legacy," Anthony told ESPN The Magazine. "How can I be known for being a..." November 21

  • Andrea Bargnani: Perfect triangle fit or continued ‘enigma’?

    New York Post "The Knicks need their European invasion to exceed expectations. The 3-10 Knicks are expected to welcome Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani onto the floor for the first time this season on Saturday when the Sixers, winless going into Friday’s matchup with the Suns, limp into the..." November 21

  • Knicks’ Quincy Acy battling strained right wrist

    New York Post "While the Knicks have had their share of serious injuries, one that has flown below the radar is the strained right wrist of power forward Quincy Acy. According to a source, he recently had a cortisone shot to relieve the pain. Acy started at power forward in Minnesota on Wednesday but still is..." November 21

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    If Jose Calderon makes it through practice today pain-free, he should make his season debut against Philadelphia tomorrow. #Knicks

  • Victory over Knicks is good for what ails Timberwolves

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Hours after they lived through what each called one of the worst nights of his life, Timberwolves teammates and summertime workout buddies Kevin Martin and Corey Brewer delivered their most influential performances of this young season in Wednesday’s 115-99 victory over New York at Target..." November 20

  • Knicks’ Bargnani, Calderon likely to return Saturday against 76ers

    New York Post "The Knicks’ 115-99 blowout loss to the Timberwolves on Wednesday night could be the last time they play without Andrea Bargnani and Jose Calderon. The Knicks are laying the groundwork not only for Bargani to make his season debut Saturday against the winless Sixers but also for Calderon to join..." November 20

  • Bucks hang on down stretch to edge Knicks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "One New York team down. One to go. The Milwaukee Bucks took care of the first half of their back-to-back set with a heart-pounding 117-113 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Now it's on to Brooklyn as Bucks coach Jason Kidd faces his former..." November 19

  • Carmelo Anthony: My left knee has been hurting since Game 2

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony was flat on his back on the trainer’s table after the 117-113 loss to the Bucks Tuesday — his left knee being rubbed with ice by assistant trainer Anthony Goenaga. There was nothing to hide anymore. Anthony came clean. He revealed he has been battling knee pain since the..." November 19

  • With Spurs interested in Marc Gasol as Tim Duncan's replacement, Knicks should be very afraid

    New York Daily News "Phil Jackson has made a career out of taking pot shots at the San Antonio Spurs so even if the Knicks president doesn’t respect Greg Popovich’s club he should fear them. The Knicks’ main free-agent target, Marc Gasol, is also being targeted as a possible replacement to Tim Duncan assuming Ol’..." November 18

  • Bargnani may play Saturday vs. Sixers "New York Knicks forward Andrea Bargnani participated fully in practice on Monday and may make his season debut on Saturday against the Philadelphia 76ers. Bargnani, who has been sidelined since the Knicks’ second preseason game with a hamstring injury, is schedule to scrimmage later this week...." November 18

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Knicks announce Cleanthony Early will have surgery to remove a loose body in his right knee. He will be re-evaluated in a month

  • Knicks snap losing streak in big way with runaway win over Nuggets

    New York Daily News "A team with a Phil Jackson protege as a head coach that runs a form of the triangle offense suffered a brutal defeat at the Garden Sunday, and for the first time in weeks it wasn’t the Knicks. Derek Fisher’s group slammed the brakes on its seven-game skid by using a runaway second quarter for a..." November 17

  • Andrea Bargnani’s season debut nearly here

    New York Post "The long wait for Andrea Bargnani’s return is close to ending. Bargnani practiced fully for the first time since straining his hamstring in the Knicks preseason opener, and coach Derek Fisher said Bargnani could make his season debut Saturday against the winless Sixers at the..." November 17

  • The fight that made Metta World Peace an ex-Knick

    New York Post "The 10-year anniversary of the Malice at the Palace is Wednesday, and Metta World Peace is commemorating it with a new book. But in promoting “The Untold Story of the Malice at the Palace,’’ World Peace told The Post in an interview from China some malice that occurred in the Knicks’ locker room..." November 17

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    #Knicks will start Larkin, JR Smith (probably), Carmelo, Quincy Acy, Dalembert today. Stoudemire will play.

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    Alan Hahn @alanhahn

    Regarding Jose/Andrea practicing tomorrow, Fisher says "I don't expect it." But hoping later in week. #Knicks

  • The fight that made Metta World Peace an ex-Knick

    New York Post "The 10-year anniversary of the Malice at the Palace is Wednesday, and Metta World Peace is commemorating it with a new book. But in promoting “The Untold Story of the Malice at the Palace,’’ World Peace told The Post in an interview from China some malice that occurred in the Knicks’ locker..." November 16

  • Utah Jazz: Burke buzzer-beater downs New York Knicks 102-100

    Salt Lake Tribune "Trey Burke has been cold. Maybe that explains the ice. With every eye at Madison Square Garden on him Friday night, the Utah Jazz point guard set aside his early season slump to drain a step-back buzzer-beater from the left corner to give the Jazz a 102-100 win over the New York..." November 15

  • Magic beat Knicks 97-95 to close out back-to-back

    Orlando Sentinel "With the Orlando Magic clinging to a two-point lead, the New York Knicks’ J.R. Smith launched the ball over Evan Fournier’s outstretched left arm with 1.2 seconds left on the clock. As the ball traveled in a steep arc, Magic players and coaches looked helpless as they tracked its flight toward..." November 13

  • NBA owners expendable, NBPA director says "Michele Roberts, the NBA players' union executive director, on Wednesday questioned several of the principles that for decades have governed owner-player relations in the league, objecting to the concept of a salary cap while making clear she'd push for much more than a 50-50 split of..." November 13

  • How Knicks are following Giants’ blueprint on road to nowhere

    New York Post "The Knicks keep preaching patience, but you can tell their patience is starting to wear as thin as tissue paper. The body language is starting to stick on frustration, especially after an ugly 97-95 loss to the Magic Wednesday night at the Garden. A missed 3-pointer at the buzzer by J.R...." November 13

  • Magic’s Tobias Harris could be fit for Knicks in 2015

    New York Post "Tobias Harris, the Magic’s second-leading scorer, turned down a recent contract-extension offer and will become a restricted free agent this summer. According to a source, Harris, who went to high school at Long Island’s Half Hollow Hills West, has a lot of interest in his hometown Knicks after..." November 12

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Calderon, Bargnani did not practice today and will not play tomorrow vs. Orlando. Carmelo, Amare & Prigioni had recovery days, #Knicks say

  • Hawks break through on the road 91-85 over Knicks

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "With Jeff Teague on the bench down the stretch, Dennis Schroder calmly steered the Hawks to a second consecutive victory against the New York Knicks. Schroder scored 12 fourth-quarter points, while Paul Millsap led with 19 points overall, as the Hawks evened their record at 3-3. It was their first..." November 11

  • Under-the-radar free agent praises Fisher, leaves Knicks drooling

    New York Post "With all the names slated to be free agents in 2015, Paul Millsap is never the headliner. But the Hawks unsung All-Star combo forward will be a free agent July 1 and admits he will have to consider his options — much as Carmelo Anthony did. With Knicks president Phil Jackson watching, Millsap..." November 11

  • Jackson: Enough focus on triangle "Knicks president Phil Jackson didn't appreciate NBA commissioner Adam Silver sharing his thoughts on the team's new triangle offense. Silver jokingly said it "clearly" looked like the Knicks were "still learning" the triangle after their loss to the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday. Jackson on..." November 11

  • Hawks find energy, defense to rally past Knicks

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks tweaked their defensive approach as Saturday’s game wore on against the Knicks, but the difference between the first and second halves that Paul Millsap described as, “night and day,” had more to do with the players’ energy than schematic changes. In limiting New York to 35 points and..." November 09

  • Carmelo seeks triangle 'comfort zone' "After missing 15 of 20 shots in the New York Knicks' 110-99 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night, Carmelo Anthony admitted he isn't comfortable yet with the team's new triangle offense. "I'm still getting there man, I'm still trying to find that comfort zone, still trying to find a way to..." November 09

  • Knicks can’t solve Deron Williams as Nets dominate rivals

    New York Post "Round one goes to Brooklyn. The Nets, behind a sensational performance from Deron Williams and a bounce-back game from Brook Lopez, were comfortable winners in Friday night’s first of four meetings between the local teams this season, beating Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks 110-99 in front of a..." November 08

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    As expected, no Prigioni tonight for Knicks.

  • 21d
    Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman

    Fisher says possibility Bargnani or Calderon will be back at next practice Tuesday.