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Knicks' Carmelo Anthony explains why he's become an activist: 'I wanted to speak up'

The NBA All-Star and Olympian opened up after a town hall forum. On Monday, Knicks star Carmelo Anthony helped lead a town hall meeting on police violence. It was the latest in a string of actions by Anthony to bring awareness and use his platform to talk about the unrest and distrust in America right now--specifically between African Americans...
Via NJ.com
18 minutes ago

New York Knicks: 5 Reasons NY Will Make The Playoffs

ESPN’s 2016 Summer Forecast predicts that the New York Knicks will miss the playoffs. Here’s why that prediction will be proven wrong. The New York Knicks are as divisive a team as any in professional sports. Whether New York has built a contender or a non-factor, everyone seems to have an opinion about the quality and […] New York Knicks: 5 Reasons NY Will Make The Playoffs...
Via Daily Knicks
3 hours ago

Knicks: Is Phil Jackson Repeating The Sins Of Past Regimes?

Is New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson repeating the mistakes of past regimes or has he found a winning formula? Phil Jackson’s 2016 offseason transactions have drawn almost equal praise and criticism. With a rising salary cap, Jackson has taken somewhat measured gambles on high-profile names with injury concerns, like Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah. […] Knicks: Is Phil...
Via Daily Knicks
4 hours ago

Derrick Rose dubs the New York Knicks a “Super Team”

Derrick Rose, a new face around New York City, has already created some rumblings among the New York and national media after his comments about the Knicks being a “super team”. “With these teams right now, they’re saying us and Golden State are the super teams, and they’re trying not to build that many super teams, and [commissioner] Adam Silver came out with the statement...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What the New York Knicks can expect from Derrick Rose

The New York Knicks’ two biggest signings this offseason were former Bulls teammates Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah. One of the big questions surrounding Rose’s future is his injury prone past and how this will affect his play going forward. Rose is an extremely talented and athletic player with the ability to score and lead an offense – that much is evident from his time in...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose says Knicks are a super team just like the Warriors

Kevin Durant going to the Golden State Warriors has generated plenty of conversation about the super team philosophy in the NBA. No one doubts that the Warriors are a super team but Derrick Rose would like to sell you on the idea that the New York Knicks are one as well. Speaking on the subject of super teams to the NBA’s league website, Rose said the Knicks and Golden State...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did the Knicks have a chance to get Dwyane Wade?

SNY's Daily News Live panel discusses Carmelo Anthony's comments saying that the New York Knicks just missed out on signing Dwyane Wade.
Via SNY
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony blasts WNBA over fining of players

Just as the NBA itself made a statement regarding one of the biggest social issues facing the United States today, it’s counterpart in the women’s professional basketball ranks is attempting to mute its players’ activism. The WNBA just recently fined the New York Liberty, Indiana Fever and Phoenix Mercury organizations $5,000 each for their players wearing T-shirts showing...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose: Knicks are one of NBA’s super-teams

After spending eight years with the Chicago Bulls, point guard Derrick Rose, who was in need of a change of scenery, was traded to the New York Knicks roughly one month ago. Rose started all 66 games he played in last season, the most since 2010-11, which was a career year for him. At 27 years of age, the Knicks hope he can still attack the rim and help clear out space for his teammates...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks interested in Greg Monroe

The New York Knicks might not be done upgrading the roster for the 2016-17 season. Sam Amico of Amico Hoops reports the Knicks are among the teams interested in Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe, who is on the trading block after Milwaukee’s re-signing of Miles Plumlee. Monroe, the No. 7 pick in the 2010 draft, has two years left on his deal with the Bucks with a player option...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Knicks Are Alright?

Will Phil Jackson’s grand hopes to keep the triangle and bully-ball alive prove prudent or pitiful? When Jeff Hornacek signed on as head coach and Robin Lopez was shipped to Chicago, it felt like the Zen Master was ready to roll with a more modern style of play. However, inking Joakim Noah for the next four years showed that Jackson planned to double down on the two-big lineup...
Via The Lottery Mafia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony weighs in on Kevin Durant joining Warriors

Carmelo Anthony understands why Kevin Durant opted to join the Golden State Warriors over other options, including his own New York Knicks. But Anthony did mention that he spent some time with his Olympic teammate ahead of Durant making his decision. The meetings between NBA superstars occurred in late June before the start of the free agency period, about the same time the U...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony: Knicks ‘have a very special team on paper right now’

Carmelo Anthony believes the moves the New York Knicks have made this offseason have dramatically improved the team “on paper” and expressed optimism that “the time is now” to take the next step and qualify for the postseason for the first time since the 2012-13 season. “We have a very special team on paper right now,” Anthony said after a U.S. men’s Olympic team...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 1-on-1 with Kyle O'Quinn: Visiting Porzingis, Reacting to New Knicks, and More

Knicks.com's Jonah Ballow caught up with Kyle O'Quinn at the Knicks basketball camp to discuss his trip to Latvia to visit Kristaps Porzingis, earning a degree, reacting to the new Knicks, and more.
Via New York Knicks
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson proposes some intriguing NBA rule changes

Phil Jackson has some very interesting ideas to improve the NBA. Jackson told Charley Rosen of Today’s Fastbreak that if it were up to him, he would implement a four-point line. “Why not have a four-point line about 35 feet out?” Jackson suggested. “It wouldn’t be long before players will get reasonably comfortable shooting from out there. And having a four-point line...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson wants to add four point line and six seconds to shot clock

Phil Jackson’s tenure as Knicks President has been at the very least tumultuous, if not also a bit old-fashioned. His insistence on sticking to the triangle offense hasn’t helped, especially when he gave former guard Derek Fisher his first coaching job and then replaced him with former assistant Kurt Rambis. He’s not exactly the most progressive figure in the NBA today, and...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Presser Highlights: Knicks Welcome Noah, Jennings, and Lee

Watch press conference highlights as the Knicks welcome Joakim Noah, Brandon Jennings, and Courtney Lee.
Via New York Knicks
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah on joining Knicks: ‘I want to make the city proud’

Joakim Noah can feel the excitement and pressure of arriving in New York to play for the title-deprived Knicks. “There’s definitely a buzz in the city. I think it’s on us to make it work,” Noah said, via the New York Daily News. “Winning in the Garden, I’m not gonna get a feeling like that anywhere else. I’m not here to just get a check and be happy. I want to be an...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Jackson On Mindaugas Kuzminskas

Phil Jackson discusses the athletic abilities of Mindaugas Kuzminskas and how he can help the Knicks this year.
Via New York Knicks
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah once showed up unannounced at Phil Jackson’s Montana retreat

Joakim Noah and Phil Jackson have a deep connection that spans decades, and now the scrappy center is playing for the Zen master in New York with the Knicks. Speaking with media on Friday, Noah related an interesting, and oddly fitting, story about how he showed up at Jackson’s Montana retreat unannounced five years ago. Funny enough, he apparently got the address from his dentist...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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