Melo will take night off and see if ten-day guys an win without him.
Amare will rest tonight and play tomorrow in Charlotte.
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
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
Hearing the #Knicks would like to deal Pablo Prigioni for a 2nd-round pick. He's not playing now & not part of the future.
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
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
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
Fisher said in morning will go again with Jason Smith-Amundson-Melo frontline as long as injured Luc Moute is out. Langston-Jose backcourt.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
As Fisher hinted, told Lance Thomas is re-signing
#Knicks will bring back Lou Amdundson & Lance Thomas on 10-day contracts, league sources say. Both will be on their 2nd 10-day deals.
Good news for Knicks is after return in London Carmelo not on the injury report. Amar'e is questionable, Larkin probable and Bargs - out.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Phil also said Carmelo probably needs knee surgery but he is trying to avoid it as much as possible
Knicks make 10 days got Thomas and Amundsen official.
New York Post "In wake of the Phil Jackson’s fire sale, it’s show-me time for the Knicks’ last two high draft picks — last year’s rookie, Tim Hardaway Jr., and current rookie Cleanthony Early. Shockingly, Hardaway’s game looks on the way down, while Early’s seems on the way up. Hardaway is the lone Knick on..." January 10
North Jersey "Most of the useful pieces on the Knicks were already gone now, either dumped from the roster or in suits watching and nursing injuries. So when the few proven veterans fell far behind in the opening minutes of the second half of the expected runaway loss to the Rockets on Thursday, all that was..." January 10
New York Post "Five young adults from Rockland County sat in the first row on the Garden baseline near the Rockets bench Thursday, each with a paper bag over his head. “The Knicks stink and Melo is a bum,’’ one of the bagged men, 19-year-old Kevin Monroe, told The Post. “That’s the message we’re..." January 09
Washington Post "The Washington Wizards’ recent Southwest swing allowed the aspiring Eastern Conference contenders to measure themselves against some of the league’s premier competition. The opponent in their first game since the conclusion of that rugged trip has been residing near or at the bottom of the NBA..." January 08
New York Post "Figuring out the triangle is no longer his problem and J.R. Smith couldn’t be happier. “It’s almost too much thinking,’’ Smith told The Post Wednesday night before the slumping, LeBron James-less Cavaliers were rocked by the Rockets, 105-93, Smith’s first game as a Cavalier. He missed all five..." January 08
New York Post "New Knicks combo guard Langston Galloway, at 6-foot-2, knows his future in the NBA is at point guard. And he will try to prove he can handle the role after signing a 10-day contract with the Knicks on Wednesday. He spent the first part of the season in Westchester with their D-League team running..." January 08
January 7 - The New York Knickerbockers have waived forwards Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas and center Alex Kirk.
New York Post "With one of the roster spots opened in Monday’s roster revamp, the Knicks will sign D-League point guard Langston Galloway to a 10-day contract, according to a league source. Galloway was on their summer-league team and training camp roster before joining the Knicks’ Westchester affiliate. Phil..." January 07
ESPN New York "Carmelo Anthony says he doesn't yet have any plans to shut down his season due to pain in his knee. In a video on Bleacher Report, Anthony addressed speculation that he might eventually sit out the season with the sputtering New York Knicks (5-32) having little to play for. "I'm all right,"..." January 07
Pro Basketball Talk "Phil Jackson has waived the white flag. It was pretty obvious before Monday night’s big three-team trade that the Knicks were in tanking mode — despite their string of losses they have been encouraging Carmelo Anthony to take time off to rest his sore knee. As much time as he wants. The rest of..." January 06
New York Post "It may be a pipe dream to think of landing free-agent-to-be center Marc Gasol, but it is one the Knicks still cling to as they absorb this historically catastrophic season. Team president Phil Jackson took a bigger step in that direction Monday by opening up $6.4 million more in 2015 cap room,..." January 06
SB Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to send guard Dion Waiters to the Oklahoma City Thunder as part of a three-team trade that will bring Knicks guard Iman Shumpert to Cleveland, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. As part of the trade, Cleveland will also take back J.R. Smith from..." January 06
Carmelo Anthony has been resisting idea of resting that sore knee, but Knicks have been encouraging him to sit, league sources tell Yahoo.
Sam Dalembert is not in the deal. He will be waived today.
Brew Hoop "We're 35 games into the season, and the Bucks are above .500 away from the BC and have a better road record than home record. If you predicted that, please raise your hand and a nearby representative will bring your winnings to you shortly. The Bucks improved their road record to 11-10 Sunday..." January 05
Along with Waiters, New York is sending Iman Shumpert to the Cavaliers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.