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Is Emmanuel Mudiay the Answer for the New York Knicks?

Emmanuel Mudiay in action with the DR Congo national team (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) Fans as well as people within the New York Knicks’ organization are not very happy about landing the fourth pick in this years NBA Draft. The Knicks finished last season with the second worst record and had the second best chance of landing the top overall pick. The negative that comes...
Via The Sports Journal
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Metta World Peace gets ejected after five fouls in one minute

It wasn’t quite the “Malice at the Palace,” but fans in Italy recently caught a glimpse of the old Ron Artest. Artest, aka Metta World Peace, aka The Panda’s Friend, still is playing basketball these days with Pallacanestro Cantù in Italy’s Lega Basket Serie A. The back of Ron Artest's... I mean Metta World Peace's... I mean The Panda's Friend's jersey in Italy....
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Rip City: Former Knicks guard Jim Barnett on Melo, "Not a huge fan..."

Former NY Knicks guard and current television analyst for the Golden State Warriors Jim Barnett was asked about the state of the current team today.Things just got so bad for them and I was saying, “Geez, they can’t be that bad, particularly with Carmelo Anthony.” But I have to tell you that I am not a huge Carmelo Anthony fan. I hate to say it, but he’s just not my type...
Via Bob's Blitz
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Why Emmanuel Mudiay would be the right draft pick for the Knicks at No. 4

The Knicks have plenty of holes to fill this offseason. They can start getting better on June 25 at the draft.The guy everyone seems to have New York taking is Emmanuel Mudiay, the young point guard who spent this past season playing in China. Over at Bleacher Report, Sara Peters writes about how and why Mudiay would be the perfect fit for New York. Here's a snippet of her piece...
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Knicks ‘looking strongly’ at Willie Cauley-Stein with 4th pick

Kim Klement-USA TODAY SportsThe New York Knicks currently hold the fourth overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, and are excited about the prospects that are available for them to choose from. Phil Jackson knows that he cannot afford to miss with this pick, and he is looking into quite a few different prospects. According to a report from Chad Ford of ESPN, the Knicks are strongly considering...
Via Sports-Glory
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Jared Dudley: 'Melo is most overrated player in NBA

Jared Dudley said what many people probably already feel about Carmelo Anthony: he is one of the most overrated players in the NBA. Dudley, a forward with the Bucks, was doing interviews with ESPN on Wednesday and talked shop with Colin Cowherd. Cowherd set him up by asking who the most overrated player in the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Knicks have their options with the fourth pick

Stop freaking out, Knicks fans. Everything is going to be OK.Yes, the Knicks should have had a higher draft pick. Should. And yes, the Knicks were the only team in the lottery to fall to a lower selection, but that doesn't mean New York's future is all-of-a-sudden ruined.The Knicks have their choices at fourth, as explained by general manager Steve Mills. Here's what Mills had to...
Via Fox Sports
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How Emmanuel Mudiay would fit into the Knicks roster

The Knicks were disappointed when they fell to fourth in June's upcoming draft, but it might not be the worst thing in the world that they were the only team in the lottery to drop from their anticipated spot. In reality, the Knicks still have a shot at a very good player, a potential future All-Star. They just need everything to go right.The guy who many anticipate them taking is...
Via Fox Sports
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Knicks Considering Willie Cauley-Stein At No. 4

The New York Knicks own the fourth overall pick and are largely dependent on what happens ahead of them, but they could still pick between several players. The Knicks are looking strongly at Willie Cauley-Stein, according to two different sources. The Knicks realize they need to improve defensively, which is why Cauley-Stein and Justise Winslow could be options.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Carmelo Anthony Ever Win An NBA Title?

LeBron James is heading back to the Finals, his 5th straight appearance, and it’s hard to believe he entered the league a dozen years ago. The 2003 NBA draft is considered one of the best in the history of the league. Several future Hall of Famers were taken, and helped usher in a new era in the NBA. Out of the top five picks, Darko Milicic is the the odd man out since he never...
Via Orange Fizz
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Will Phil Jackson give himself a chance to succeed with Knicks?

There is more than one specific way to win in the NBA. The Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Golden State Warriors all have distinctive, unique styles. Despite those differences they all have something in common – they base the way they play around their talent. Houston puts James Harden in position to maximize his ability to attack the basket and...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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New York Knicks: Should They Trade Pick Four?

(Source: Getty Images) By MIke Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The ew York Knicks were apparently angered by the results of the Draft Lottery, as although they have the fourth pick in a four player (franchise player) draft, they are very likely to miss on Karl-Anthony Towns, D’Angelo Russell and Jahlil Okafor, who many consider the three best players in this draft (as...
Via HoopStuff
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New York Knicks: Why the fourth pick is a blessing, not a curse

D’Angelo Russell is one of the draft’s top guard prospects and could be in play for the Knicks This past February I wrote an article that addressed the question of whether the New York Knicks should target a big man or a point guard with their top pick in this year’s NBA Draft. Despite the two stellar big men who are at the top of this year’s draft board–Duke’s Jahlil...
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The New York Knicks are Displeased with Receiving the Number Four Overall Pick

President of the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson, speaks at a press conference before the game against the Charlotte Hornets. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) After a dreadful season going 17-65, the Knicks received more bad news on Tuesday night when they received the fourth overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft. The Knicks had the second best chance of receiving the number one...
Via The Sports Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves, Lakers, Sixers win big in NBA Draft lottery

It wasn’t a terrific night for the New York Knicks. The NBA’s saddest big-market franchise lost 65 games last season, and the light at...
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: who to take at #4 in NBA Draft

Justise Winslow Not even the spirit of former New York Knicks great Dave DeBusschere, who helped the Knicks draft Patrick Ewing over thirty years ago (and who’s ring current Knicks general manager Steve Mills wore Tuesday night as a good luck charm), could bring the team luck Tuesday night, as they did not secure the number-one or number-two pick in this year’s draft. To add...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Who should the New York Knicks target in the NBA Draft?

Jahlil Okafor Although this past season’s record may suggest otherwise, the New York Knicks are in a great position heading into Summer 2015. As a result of finishing second-to-last in the NBA this past season, the New York Knicks have a sizable chance of receiving the number-one pick in this year’s draft. In addition, because of their location in Manhattan, the Knicks can still...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson not happy about MSG rehiring Isiah Thomas

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Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl Towns Sr. wants son to go to Knicks so they can be good

The New York Knicks finished with the second-worst record record in the NBA this season, which leaves them with a 19.9 percent chance of earning the top overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. If they win the draft lottery, all signs point to the Knicks selecting former Kentucky star Karl-Anthony Towns. Towns’ father, Karl...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NBATV sheepishly deletes ironic motivational quote from their own Isiah Thomas

This is weird. NBATV posted a #MotivationMonday tweet featuring a quote from Isiah Thomas. Of course, Thomas (and James Dolan) has been in the crossfire once again over sexual harassment claims against him from his Knicks days after unbelievably being hired as the new President of the New York Liberty. But it’s not like Thomas has been in hiding out in some shack in the hills of...
Via Awful Announcing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Isiah Thomas Hired As President Of WNBA’s New York Liberty

Isiah Thomas is working for Madison Square Garden Chairman James Dolan again — this time to run the WNBA’s New York Liberty. Thomas will serve as the Liberty’s president, with responsibility for basketball and business operations, the team said Tuesday. He also has an ownership interest in the franchise. “Over the last couple of months Jim and I talked,” Thomas told The...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Knicks and confused fandom

Fans want them to lay down, but the players refuse as they play for their own future. This is what the New York Knicks organization drives people to. The post The New York Knicks And Confused Fandom appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson's building blocks

As president of the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson has made it known that the club, located in the biggest of markets, will be aggressive in pursuing free agents this summer. It should also be noted, though, that the Knicks were very aggressive in pursuing free agents last summer. Although Carmelo Anthony may have never engaged in serious discussions with other teams, he did hit...
Via The Sports Post
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson issues message of hope to season ticket holders

Phil Jackson again is mentioning the basketball gods on social media, this time to assure fans that he will build the New York Knicks the right way. “We will rebuild a team that fits together-guys that want to compete and play the way bball gods approve,” Jackson tweeted Sunday evening, before adding, “#groundup” as a...Read More The post Phil Jackson talks basketball gods...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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