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  • Derek Fisher accepts Knicks coaching job, finalizing five-year, $25 million contract

    06/11/2014 11:43:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | 06/11/2014 | ROB MAHONEY
    Derek Fisher has agreed to become the head coach of the New York Knicks and is currently finalizing a five-year, $25 million contract, according to reports. The development was first reported by Frank Isola of the New York Daily News and the terms of Fisherís deal were later revaled by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Fisher, 39, played 17.6 minutes per game off the bench for the Thunder this season. He was a regular contributor throughout Oklahoma Cityís run to the Western Conference finals and all the while a prominent figure in the Knicks coaching search.
  • Knicks great calls for all-black league amid Clippers race fiasco

    04/28/2014 7:18:33 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 68 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 27, 2014 | Marc Berman
    Knicks executive and former player Larry Johnson had a decidedly different but still strong reaction to the racially insensitive remarks Clippers owner Donald Sterling is alleged to have made. On Saturday night, Johnson tweeted: ďBlack people your Focusing on the wrong thing. We should be focusing on having our own, Own team own League! To For Self!!íí
  • Knicks' Larry Johnson calls for all-black basketball league (In wake of Clipper race fiasco)

    04/28/2014 11:09:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 103 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 04/28/2014 | By Cheryl K. Chumley
    <p>New York Knicks executive Larry Johnson has a different take on the racial fire thatís recently ignited over Clippers owner Donald Sterling, looking at the broader picture to make his main point: Itís high time blacks started their own league, he said.</p>
  • Metta World Peace agrees to two-year contract with Knicks

    07/15/2013 1:56:18 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 07/15/2013 | BY FRANK ISOLA
    Metta World Peace agreed to a two-year deal with the Knicks, 14 years after the club passed him over in the NBA draft. World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest of Queensbridge, reportedly accepted the remaining portion of the Knicks mini mid-level which will pay him $1.6 million this year. World Peace, who played at St. John's, was released by the Lakers via the amnesty clause.
  • Blockbuster Brooklyn trade involving Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce spices up Knicks-Nets rivalry

    06/28/2013 6:30:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | 06/28/2013 | STEVE SERBY
    Open up the Honey Nut cheerios boxes and sprinkle a trail from Flatbush Avenue to the corner of 34th and Seventh, because now we get to find out whether the town is big enough for Carmelo Anthony ... and Kevin Garnett. Here comes KG, The Big Ticket who makes the Brooklyn Nets a big ticket, and here comes Paul Pierce, The Truth, with him (along with Jason Terry), and here come the $100 Million Nets, coming to try to steal the town from Melo and the Knicks, coming for everyone. And here comes a City Game rivalry that will make...
  • NBA Playoffs: Amar'e Stoudamire and Other Weird Sports Injuries

    05/01/2012 10:58:52 AM PDT · by GSWarrior · 7 replies
    Bleacherreport.com ^ | May 1, 2012 | Michael Scharzbaum
    Athletes do the darnest things. These are a few examples of athletes and dumb, anger-related or elated-related injuries which cost the athletes more than they were willing to pay for. Sometimes athletes regret their injuries, but we all wish that certain moments came equipped with a rewind button. Here are some of Amare's partners in misery.This is one of those "begin slideshow" sites........
  • NY Tabloids Responded To Amar'e Stoudemire Punching A Fire Extinguisher With Some Epic Headlines

    05/01/2012 6:58:40 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/01/2012 | Tony Manfred
    <p>Amar'e Stoudemire went and attacked a fire extinguisher last night after the losing to the Heat, and now he'll possibly be out for the season with a lacerated hand.</p> <p>This morning, as you can imagine, the New York tabloids responded with some solid headlines.</p>
  • Linsanity Is Officially Over As Jeremy Lin Will Have Season-Ending Knee Surgery

    03/31/2012 6:46:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 03/31/2012 | Cork Gaines
    Jeremy Lin's remarkable breakout season may now be over as he will have surgery that will in all likelihood sideline him for the remainder of the season. According to an Associated Press report (via SI.com), Lin will have knee surgery and will be out six weeks. There are only four weeks left in the regular season. So unless the Knicks, who are clinging to the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference, pull a huge upset in the first round of the playoffs, it is unlikely that Lin will see the court again before the 2012-13 season. Since his first big...
  • The End of Linsanity in New York (Carmelo Anthony's return ends the Jeremy Lin led run)

    03/16/2012 6:10:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    SLAM ONLINE ^ | 03/16/2012 | by Marcel Mutoni
    I suppose that one could make the argument that the Linsanity phenomenon ended when Carmelo Anthony rejoined the New York Knicksí lineup earlier this month, but now that Mike Woodson has replaced Mike DíAntoni on the bench, Jeremy Linís days of being the teamís offensive catalyst are a thing of the past. Woodson announced the death knell of Linsanity in comments to reporters about the new system he will put in place, one that will see Anthony and Amaríe Stoudemire getting the lionís share of touches and shots. From SLAM contributor Jake Appleman, writing for the NY Times: Woodson ran...
  • Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni resigns (End of the Knicks' Linsanity run)

    03/14/2012 1:42:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    ESPN ^ | 03/14/2012
    Mike D'Antoni has resigned as coach of the New York Knicks. D'Antoni's resignation was first reported by Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday. The coach's agent, Warren LeGarie, told ESPN The Magazine's Ric Bucher that the parting was "a mutual decision" because D'Antoni and the franchise have "conflicting views of the Knicks' future." D'Antoni put the Knicks through a morning workout Wednesday and had been preparing to coach them against the Portland Trail Blazers. Instead, Mike Woodson is expected to handle that role. The Knicks (18-24) have hit a tailspin in the last two weeks, losing six straight and seven of eight...
  • She just couldn't resist... Now Sarah Palin declares 'I've got some Linsanity'

    02/17/2012 2:05:40 PM PST · by C19fan · 5 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 17, 2012 | Meghan Keneally
    Jeremy Lin proves to have cross-party appeal as former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin flaunted her jersey supporting the famous pointguard. The Tea Party darling's shout out comes the day after President Obama's press secretary said that the commander-in-chief is also a fan. 'I've got some Linsanity!' Palin said as she was leaving a Manhattan hotel Thursday.
  • Serby's Q&A with ... Jeremy Lin (Freeper ladies:Eligible Bachelor)

    02/17/2012 1:27:51 PM PST · by C19fan · 5 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 17, 2012 | Steve Serby
    Q: Thatís a terrible thing when you lose your joy, isnít it? A: Absolutely. I think now that I remind myself Iím playing for God. It frees me of all the other pressures that I was dealing with. ................................................... Q: Do you have a girlfriend? A: No. Q: Describe your ideal mate. A: First she would really love God and be a faithful Christian, and then after that, I think, a desire to serve other people, to help with the underprivileged, do a lot of social work . . . great personality and easy to be around. Someone thatís definitely...
  • Linsanity Heads East, Linfects China and Taiwan

    02/15/2012 1:53:05 PM PST · by C19fan · 6 replies
    Time ^ | February 15, 2012 | Bruce Arthur
    America canít get enough of Jeremy Lin ó nor can anyone else. Less than a week after leading the Knicks to a five-game winning streak, Taiwanese-American point guard is the most searched item on Baidu, a leading Chinese search engine, and he already has a quarter million followers on Weibo, a Twitter-like microblog. Everybody, it seems, is talking about the Harvard-educated wunderkind. In Asia at least, most comments seem pleased to see a high-profile Chinese-American in sports. Wang Lee-hom, a Taiwanese-American celebrity with over 13 million followers on Weibo, tweeted in Chinese Tuesday: ďPerhaps you all guessed what todayís Weibo...
  • Jeremy Lin Raptors Post Game Interview (thanks Lord and Savior Jesus Christ)

    02/14/2012 11:26:49 PM PST · by doug from upland · 20 replies · 8+ views
    youtube ^ | 2-14-12
    Watch the interview after the Knicks beat the Raptors. Just like Tebow, Lin thanks his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. watch the YouTube
  • Lin drains game-winner in Knicks win (video of winning 3-point shot)

    02/14/2012 7:59:53 PM PST · by rawhide · 15 replies
    cbssports.com ^ | 2-14-12
    TORONTO -- Linsane! Jeremy Lin made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with less than a second to play to cap his finishing flurry of six straight points, and the New York Knicks rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors 90-87 Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to six games. The NBA's first American-Taiwanese player, Lin had 27 points and a career-high 11 assists in his first game since being named Eastern Conference player of the week. The season-high crowd of 20,092 roared as Lin drained a pull-up jumper from the top with half a second to play, giving the Knicks their first lead...
  • How The New Jersey Nets really won in the Carmelo Anthony trade

    02/22/2011 8:21:21 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 02/22/2011 | Dashiell Bennett
    Like it or not, there's one thing all Knicks fans agree on: Their team just overpaid for Carmelo Anthony. Some think it was still worth it, others think it wasn't. Most agree that GM Donnie Walsh was embarrassed by his own owner, and that Isiah Thomas (the worst GM in the team's history) is the one who made the deal what it was. The Knicks are both relevant and in total chaos at the same time. That leaves them right where Mikhail Prokhorov wants them. Both New York tabloids agree that the New Jersey Nets blew it by not landing...
  • Carmelo Anthony Gets His Wish Going to the Knicks

    02/21/2011 9:03:32 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    fox ^ | 2/21/11 | NewsCore
    NEW YORK -- Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony was traded to the New York Knicks Monday, the Denver Post reported, citing a source. The mega deal, which ends a saga that has lasted months, sees Wilson Chandler, Raymond Felton, Danilo Gallinari and Timofey Mozgov go to the Nuggets, while Denver also gets the Knicks' 2014 first-round draft pick, the Warriors' 2012 and 2013 second-round picks and $3 million.
  • Pop Star Justin Beeber Booed At NY Knicks Game

    02/03/2011 8:02:54 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 44 replies
    NY CBS ^ | 03 FEB 11 | NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)
    <p>Maybe it was because the arena was filled with die-hard sports fans, and not his usual audience of tweens.</p> <p>Whatever it was, pop star Justin Bieber was loudly booed at Wednesday nightís Knicks game at Madison Square Garden.</p> <p>A video making the rounds on YouTube shows the footage from the game, and the commentators can be heard joking about the loud Bronx cheer. The crowd erupted as when the singer was shown wearing pink glasses on the overhead scoreboard.</p>
  • Rookie Helps Knicks Solve James and Heat

    01/27/2011 10:18:43 PM PST · by OddLane · 3 replies
    The New York Times ^ | January 27, 2011 | Jonathan Abrams
    When the Knicks and the Miami Heat tangle, it is usually a veteran, versatile All-Stars who decides the game. On Thursday night, it appeared that the game would be won or lost by a veteran, versatile, goggle-wearing All-Star.
  • The Fast Break Ė Knicks Outscore West Leading Spurs

    01/05/2011 9:40:52 PM PST · by OddLane · 5 replies
    Buckets Over Broadway ^ | January 5, 2011 | Sage
    The New York Knicks outscored the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night, 128-115, despite the absence of starting Small Forward Danilo Gallinari. It was the worst loss of the season for the Spurs, who still hold the best record in the NBA at 29-5. Just two days after losing Danilo Gallinari for up to 3 weeks to an injury he suffered in a victory over the Indiana Pacers, the Knicks found themselves facing off against the team with the best record in the NBA. The San Antonio Spurs came into Tuesday nightsí game on a 5-game winning streak, also having won...
  • New York Knicks say haunted hotel was a problem before loss to Thunder

    01/12/2010 3:19:53 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies · 1,232+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | January 12, 2010 | Frank Isola
    OKLAHOMA CITY - The Knicks were afraid, very afraid. And it had nothing to do with the Oklahoma City Thunder. For two days, several players had trouble sleeping because they were convinced that their downtown hotel is haunted. "I definitely believe it," Jared Jeffries said. "The place is haunted. It's scary."
  • STEPHON'S HOOP SKIRT TO TESTIFY

    09/14/2007 11:33:13 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 3 replies · 581+ views
    New York Post ^ | September 14, 2007 | CHUCK BENNETT and KATI CORNELL
    September 14, 2007 -- The former Knick intern whose sordid sex encounter with hoops star Stephon Marbury was laid bare in federal court this week has agreed to take one for the team. Lawyers representing Madison Square Garden plan to call Kathleen Decker, 24, to give her version of a conversation with former Knick executive Anucha Browne Sanders about the co-ed's racy romp in the star point guard's truck, sources said. Marbury admitted in Manhattan federal court on Wednesday that he scored with the intern in April 2005 after brashly asking her, "Are you going to get in the truck?"...
  • ISIAH'S A 'BITCH' TO WORK FOR: EXEC

    09/12/2007 8:54:08 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies · 351+ views
    New York Post ^ | September 12, 2007 | KATI CORNELL
    <p>September 12, 2007 -- Knick President and coach Isiah Thomas can be a charmer with a crowd, but a former team executive suing him for alleged sexual harassment told jurors yesterday he's a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.</p> <p>"He was always starting sentences with the word 'bitch,' " statuesque ex-marketing veep Anucha Browne Sanders testified in Manhattan federal court.</p>
  • New York Knicks to Play Tel Aviv Israel Maccabi Team

    06/12/2007 2:54:31 AM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 2 replies · 910+ views
    Israel News Agency / Google News ^ | June 12, 2007 | Joel Leyden
    New York Knicks to Play Tel Aviv Israel Maccabi Team By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem ----June 12.......Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv, a five-time Euroleague basketball champion team from Israel that has sent players such as Anthony Parker, Sarunas Jasikevicius and Tom Chambers to the NBA, will meet the New York Knicks in an Oct. 11 pre-season game at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan. The basketball game, to be announced this afternoon at a Madison Square Garden news conference, will be the first between the two franchises, and will benefit Migdal Ohr, which runs a network of schools and a...
  • Flashback: Carmelo Anthony Featured In Drug Video (underground DVD includes threats)

    12/17/2006 7:50:45 AM PST · by mcg2000 · 2 replies · 1,803+ views
    The Denver Channel - ABC 7 ^ | December 2, 2004 | Staff
    DENVER -- Denver Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony is featured in an underground DVD that is circulating in his home town of Baltimore, Md. The DVD is called "Stop Snitching" and shows alleged drug dealers talking about what happens to people who cooperate with the police, and Anthony is standing next to one of them. He is also seen on the DVD talking about his Olympic bronze medal and saying that he threw it in a lake. The man he stands next to later goes on to tell how he would take care of snitches by "putting a hole in their...
  • Nuggets, Knicks in wild brawl near end of game (Another delightful thugball event)

    12/16/2006 8:26:54 PM PST · by Enterprise · 53 replies · 1,005+ views
    ESPN ^ | 12/17/06 | ESPN
    New York Knicks' Nate Robinson, left, fights Denver Nuggets J.R. Smith, right, during the second half of basketball action at Madison Square Garden in New York, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006. Knicks' Jared Jeffries, background left, and Nuggets' Carmelo Anthony, background right, look on.
  • Davis' wife faces battery charge for traffic incident

    02/02/2006 3:22:52 PM PST · by Stoooopendous · 13 replies · 839+ views
    Espn.Com ^ | 2/2/06 | Associated Press
    NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- The wife of New York Knicks forward Antonio Davis has been charged with misdemeanor battery for a traffic incident that occurred in October. Last month, Kendra Davis had a verbal altercation with a fan at a Knicks-Bulls game at the United Center that prompted her husband to run into the stands to check on the situation. He received a five-game suspension. A Minooka, Ill., woman claims that Davis ran a stop sign in October and tossed coffee at her through the driver's side window when confronted, police said. Davis, who lives in Naperville, told officers she threw...
  • Fan Wants Apology from Davis; Knicks Player Says No

    01/20/2006 4:50:19 PM PST · by ReleaseTheHounds · 60 replies · 1,508+ views
    Yahoo News & Associated Press ^ | January 20, 2006 | David Brummer
    The fan accused of harassing the wife of New York Knicks forward Antonio Davis will drop threats of a lawsuit if the couple says it's sorry, the man's attorney said Friday. No way, Davis said. "I'm not apologizing to anybody for anything," Davis said on a conference call. "I don't think that my wife did anything wrong, I don't think that I did anything wrong." ... Axelrod's [the Fan's] father, David, is a prominent Democratic political consultant in Chicago who has worked with Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley.
  • Fan in altercation with Kendra Davis is son of Big Dem! Plans to sue!

    01/19/2006 2:16:09 PM PST · by Stoooopendous · 14 replies · 1,956+ views
    Espn.Com ^ | 01/19/05 | AP
    ---Excerpt--- Axelrod's father, David, is a prominent Democratic political consultant in Chicago who has worked with Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley. "When I go to games, I cheer as hard as I can for the Bulls, and I boo as hard as I can for whoever they're playing," Michael Axelrod said. "I don't feel comfortable if players are allowed to easily jump into the crowd whenever they feel like it's necessary." Axelrod's attorney, Jay Paul Deratany, said he planned to sue Davis and his wife for more than $1 million. Deratany said he...
  • Knicks' Davis ejected for entering stands (NBA Fan/PLayer Confrontation, but justifiable this time)

    01/19/2006 5:19:16 AM PST · by commish · 15 replies · 831+ views
    Fox Sports ^ | Jan 19, 2005 | AP
    CHICAGO (AP) - New York Knicks forward Antonio Davis was ejected Wednesday night after he went up into the stands at the United Center during overtime in a game against the Chicago Bulls. There was no physical confrontation, but several people could be seen pointing and shouting for several moments before security finally arrived and Davis was ejected. During a timeout, Davis jumped over the scorers' table and ascended about ten rows of seats before the confrontation started. A group of people in the area of the confrontation were later escorted from the area by United Center security.
  • Another Kind of Moneyball (Does Cablevisionís fight against the Jetsí stadium make business sense?)

    01/16/2005 5:20:46 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies · 674+ views
    New York Magazine ^ | January 17, 2005 | Peter Keating
    Does Cablevisionís waging such an expensive, messy Fight against the Jetsí West Side stadium make good business sense? The battle between mayor bloomberg and Cablevision CEO James Dolan over the West Side stadium for the Jets has grown nasty, personal, and expensive. According to the latest figures, which run only through October 25, more than $11 million has been spent on ads by both sides, with Cablevisionís accounting for $8.5 million. And the ad war has just escalated since then. But beyond a couple of endlessly repeated cost estimates, numbers on the business impact of the proposal have been scarce....
  • Knicks Fire GM Scott Layden, Replace Him With Isiah Thomas

    12/22/2003 12:45:29 PM PST · by NYC GOP Chick · 28 replies · 217+ views
    NY1 ^ | 12.22.2003
    Top Stories Knicks Fire GM Scott Layden, Replace Him With Isiah Thomas DECEMBER 22ND, 2003 The New York Knicks have reportedly fired President and General Manager Scott Layden and replaced him with Hall of Fame point guard Isiah Thomas. The team has not confirmed the reports, which have come from multiple broadcast and print outlets, but it has scheduled a 3:30 news conference to make an announcement. Layden joined the team in 1999, replacing Ernie Grunfeld. The Knicks, who have the NBAís highest payroll, have struggled during Laydenís tenure, failing to make the postseason the last two years. The...