Knicks Rumors & News

  • 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.

  • 16d
    Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman

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

  • Why Knicks don’t mind all their point guard injuries

    New York Post "No Jose. No Pablo. No problem. Knicks coach Derek Fisher seemed unfazed by the fact his only true point guard healthy enough to play Friday in Brooklyn is Shane Larkin, who has five career starts under his belt. In fact, he has been so impressed with Iman Shumpert’s ball-handling skills, he..." November 07

  • New Knicks, same old troubles

    North Jersey "A summer of hope brought a new coach and a revamped roster. A preseason filled with the diagramming of a new style of play raised hopes the triangle offense that filled Phil Jackson’s trophy case with 11 championship rings would make the Knicks a contender once again. So why have the first five..." November 07

  • Prigioni exits with sprained right ankle, says it’s ‘not too bad’

    New York Post "Say it ain’t so, Pablo. Knicks backup point guard Pablo Prigioni suffered a sprained right ankle late in the second quarter of the Knicks’ 98-95 loss Wednesday to the Pistons after stepping on the foot of Brandon Jennings and his availability for the back-to-back against Brooklyn and Atlanta on..." November 06

  • Despite wobbly finish, Pistons earn first victory

    Detroit News "You could see it all over every observer's face Wednesday, the "scary feeling" Brandon Jennings termed as the Pistons' lead went from 18 to 10 to four, as the clock didn't seem to be moving quick enough, and the Pistons couldn't slow down the New York Knicks. If the Pistons have any designs on..." November 06

  • Healthy Amar’e enjoying strong start to season

    New York Post "In the first four Knicks games, Amar’e Stoudemire has scored 43 points and played at least 23 minutes in each game. Hardly Hall of Fame numbers. But consider that last year, Stoudemire got his 43rd point in the Knicks’ 13th game — his ninth because there were health restrictions. “I don’t..." November 05

  • J.R. Smith may be in more trouble over groin whack

    New York Post "J.R. Smith’s availability for Wednesday’s game in Detroit could be in doubt if the NBA deems his fourth-quarter incident with Glenn Rice Jr. intentional. The Knicks’ volatile shooting guard was caught on video appearing to whack Rice’s groin while Smith was dribbling in the Knicks’ 98-83 loss to..." November 05

  • Wizards continue dominance over Knicks at Garden

    CSN Washington "The Wizards' bench made an appearance for the first time in four games, and starters Garrett Temple and Paul Pierce did the rest as they won their third game in a row -- and third in a row at Madison Square Garden dating to last season -- with a 98-83 victory Tuesday night. Pierce, who only..." November 05

  • How Kobe Bryant could be traded to team like Knicks, and why trade may never happen

    New York Daily News "Kobe Bryant trade rumors on the Internet are now second only to Kim Kardashian photos with her baby. With each successive Lakers loss, speculation grows that Bryant could spend the twilight of his brilliant career with a championship contender and perhaps even reunite with Phil Jackson and..." November 05

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    Chris Herring @HerringWSJ

    J.R. Smith suspended for tonight's game vs DET for striking Glen Rice, Jr. in the groin last night against Washington.

  • Melo says Knicks were plagued by ‘bad energy’ last season

    SNY TV "Carmelo Anthony isn’t naming names, but he believes the Knicks were plagued by “bad energy” last season when they missed the playoffs one year after winning 54 games. “I think just overall, not pointing anything out, but just overall from day one last year the energy was just not right,”..." November 04

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    Bob Kravitz @bkravitz

    Told by a good source there's nothing to the copeland jr smith trade rumor. So there you go.

  • Knicks hang on vs. Hornets, 96-93

    New York Daily News "Derek Fisher and the Knicks are expecting Carmelo Anthony to achieve more statistical milestones – and help win more games like these — over the course of his five-year, $124 million contract. The seven-time All-Star became the 40th player in NBA history and the sixth youngest to reach 20,000..." November 03

  • Source: Knicks, Pacers talked J.R. Smith-Chris Copeland deal

    New York Post "One of president Phil Jackson’s big decisions this season is whether to trade J.R. Smith, and the club had recent conversations with the Pacers regarding ex-Knick Chris Copeland, according to a league source. The 6-foot-9 Copeland, whom the Pacers signed in July 2013, has an expiring contract..." November 03

  • Carmelo Anthony nets 20,000th career point

    ESPN New York "Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony joined the NBA’s 20,000-point club on Sunday night. Anthony knocked down a 3-pointer from the left wing with 7:41 to go in the first quarter to reach the 20,000-point threshold. Anthony is the 40th player in NBA history to reach the milestone and the eighth..." November 03

  • Knicks decline Larkin; no Shumpert deal

    ESPN New York "The New York Knicks have declined to pick up point guard Shane Larkin's third-year option. They've also decided against offering Iman Shumpert a contract extension. Both moves are yet another indication that the organization hopes to add significant talent in free agency this summer. The two..." November 02

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    Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM

    Knicks list Bargnani (hamstring) and Calderon (calf) as out for Sunday vs Charlotte.