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Knicks Ink Second-Rounder Ignas Brazdeikis to Team-Friendly Contract

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — The 47th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, Ignas Brazdeikis, signed a three-year, partially guaranteed contract with the New York Knicks. The New York Knicks have signed their 2019 second-round pick Ignas Brazdeikis to a three-year contract set at the rookie minimum, per the New York Post. Brazdeikis, selected with the 47th overall pick […] The post Knicks Ink Second-Rounder Ignas...
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It Could Be Worse: The Knicks Might Be Onto Something With These Two-Year Deals

The Knicks Wall (Steven Louis) — Maybe New York’s 2019 free agency wasn’t a total loss after all—the Knicks virtually control their own destiny, however your interpret that. Yes, New York struck out on all its major free-agent targets, and this summer has been a rough one for Knicks fans. But, dare we say it, at least the team handicapped its […] The post It Could Be Worse: The Knicks Might Be Onto...
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Ignas Brazdeikis Drops 30 Points in Second Summer League Game, Knicks Lose Again

The Knicks Wall (Quentin Haynes) — The Knicks fell in overtime to the Suns in their first non-suspended Summer League matchup, which saw a confident second-round pick Ignas Brazdeikis. After their first game of Summer League was shorten due to an earthquake, the New York Knicks snagged their first non-interrupted loss of the Vegas exhibition tournament, losing to the Phoenix Suns […] The post Ignas Brazdeikis Drops 30...
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Knicks Free Agent Introductions: Bobby Portis

The Knicks Wall (Bryan Gibberman) — In the six-part miniseries introducing new Knicks free-agent signings, Bryan Gibberman notes Bobby Portis’ developing three-point game. Bobby Portis is another power forward/center combo on the way for the Knicks. His main value is derived from his ability to shoot a higher percentage from three as a big man. The rest of his game still […] The post Knicks Free Agent...
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Mitchell Robinson Invited to USA Basketball’s Select Team

The Knicks Wall (Ty Jordan) — New York’s center, Mitchell Robinson, will attend USA Basketball’s summer training session as a part of the Select Team of rising stars. Rising sophomore and New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson was invited to Team USA’s Select Team, per ESPN’s Tim Bontemps. The Select Team is a supplemental 10-man roster to the 18-man Team USA […] The post Mitchell Robinson...
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Earthquake Suspends RJ Barrett’s Debut, Knicks Summer League Matchup With Pelicans

The Knicks Wall (Ty Jordan) — A 7.1 magnitude earthquake was felt from Las Vegas to Los Angeles, and the first Summer League game for the Knicks and Pelicans was put on hold due to safety concerns. The New York Knicks are back and already in midseason form as they gave up an early 20-point lead that led to a suspended […] The post Earthquake Suspends RJ Barrett’s Debut, Knicks Summer League Matchup With...
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Knicks Free Agent Introductions: Julius Randle

The Knicks Wall (Bryan Gibberman) — In the six-part miniseries introducing new Knicks free-agent signings, Bryan Gibberman highlights Julius Randle’s smooth big-man game. The centerpiece of the New York Knicks’ six-player free-agency haul was big man Julius Randle. Randle comes to the Knicks with the opportunity to be the hub of their offensive. He’s been a high usage, high efficiency the […] The post ...
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Knicks Summer League: What to Watch for in Vegas

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — New faces will emerge in the desert for the New York Knicks as the youngins take the Las Vegas Summer League—expect RJ Barrett and more. Vegas, baby! Vegas! Forget about free agency. Forget about Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and that little team across the East River. Forget about Kawhi Leonard. All of that is irrelevant. […] The post Knicks Summer League: What to Watch for in Vegas ...
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Young NBA Cores: How Do the Knicks Stack Up?

The Knicks Wall (Nick Scolaro) — We grade the young cores of some lottery teams and see how they measure up to the Knicks’ youthful collection of talent. Despite the NBA being primarily a star-driven league, not every team is fortunate enough to have a LeBron James, a Kawhi Leonard, or a Giannis Antetokounmpo on their roster. These teams lacking star […] The post Young NBA Cores: How Do the Knicks Stack Up? appeared...
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Julius Randle Offers New York a True Offensive Hub at the Power Forward Position

The Knicks Wall (Quentin Haynes) — From scoring to passing to rebounding, free-agent signing Julius Randle can open up the Knicks’ offense in a plethora of ways.  After the disaster of watching their cross-borough rivals the Brooklyn Nets acquire Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, the New York Knicks acted fast, executing a flurry of moves on the first day of free […] The post Julius Randle Offers New York a True...
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Which Teams Signed New York Knicks Free Agents

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — A running list of where the New York Knicks’ free agents are signing, the Knicks have nine possible players departing. While the New York Knicks have been rather active in the NBA’s free agency period—outside of whiffing on stars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving—that activity doesn’t end of the front office’s end; likewise, the Knicks’ […] The post Which...
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What Does Cap Flexibility in Action Look Like?

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — The Knicks touted their immense cap space following the Porzingis deal, and now they’ve used it in free agency—just not for the top free agents fans hoped. Despite the solid pick-up of unrestricted free agent power forward Julius Randle, the New York Knicks still missed out on prized superstar free agents Kevin Durant and Kyrie […] The post What Does Cap Flexibility in Action...
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How Do Achilles Injuries Impact Recent Players?

The Knicks Wall (Ty Jordan) — Kevin Durant’s free agency was marred with a ruptured Achilles in the NBA Finals, and it’s not unfounded to believe the forward will never be the same afterwards given modern case studies. At first, everyone said the rumors were too good to be true. People gawked and chortled at the notion that Kevin Durant would […] The post How Do Achilles Injuries Impact Recent Players? ...
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Knicks Add Depth; Sign Free Agent Point Guard Elfrid Payton to Two-Year Deal

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — Elfrid Payton was a former draft pick of the Orlando Magic during Scott Perry’s front office tenure in central Florida. Elfrid Payton has signed a two-year, $16 million contract with the New York Knicks, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reports. SNY’s Ian Begley adds Payton’s, like New York’s other two-year-deal free-agent signings, contract has a team […] The...
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Podcast: No Durant? No Kyrie? No Problem

The Knicks Wall (Anthony Corbo) — Free agency opened up with the Knicks striking out on their primary targets. Now, Anthony Corbo, Kyle Maggio and Bryan Gibberman discuss how the Knicks have managed to fill out their roster without Kevin Durant or Kyrie Irving. *recorded moments before the Wayne Ellington signing became official* *also hours before the Knicks signed Elfrid Payton* […] The post Podcast: No Durant? No...
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