powered by:  SlickSports.com
New York Knicks: NY Post News Articles

Knicks’ top pick soaking up LeBron advice from close source

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Strasbourg power forward Romeo Travis has given a ton of advice to his teammate of two seasons, Frank Ntilikina, even preaching to him the gospel of LeBron James. Travis is James’ childhood friend in Akron and former power forward on James’ renowned high school juggernaut St. Vincent-St. Mary. Yes, Ntilikina, who will wear the Knicks...
  • 357 days ago
  • Hits: 460

Knicks’ Willy Hernangomez lavished with NBA rookie honor

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The disaster that was the Knicks’ 2016-17 season actually had some bright spots. Honest. One of them was the play of rookie Willy Hernangomez, who was recognized Monday as a member of the NBA’s All-Rookie first team. Hernangomez, a 6-foot-11 center, led all qualified rookies with a 52.9 field-goal percentage while averaging 8.2 points and...
  • 358 days ago
  • Hits: 307

There’s only one way Carmelo Anthony will end up on Cavaliers

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Cavaliers don’t appear interested in trading for Carmelo Anthony — Paul George is their target — but reportedly would be a leading contender if the Knicks bought the 10-time All-Star out. You don’t say. ESPN reported the Cavaliers, Pacers and Nuggets engaged in serious three-way trade talk that would have landed George in Cleveland...
  • 359 days ago
  • Hits: 610

Knicks’ other French draft pick could stick around this time

NY Post (Marc Berman) — More French dressing, please? The Knicks will have a second French draft pick on their summer-league team in Orlando, The Post has learned. Louis Labeyrie, the 6-foot-10 power forward whom the Knicks drafted in 2014 as a stash pick, paying Indiana $1.5 million for the 57th pick in the draft, has agreed to play in...
  • 359 days ago
  • Hits: 1578

The quiet Porzingis family tragedy

NY Post (Marc Berman) — An E:60 documentary that aired Sunday on Kristaps Porzingis’ life track from Latvia to the Knicks revealed a family tragedy that was previously unreported. According to the ESPN show, filmed mostly in Latvia last summer, another Porzingis brother passed away before Kristaps was born. Kristaps Porzingis has two older brothers, Janis, his agent, and Martins,...
  • 359 days ago
  • Hits: 2278

The Knicks’ Carmelo-Porzingis problem no one dares speak of

NY Post (Phil Mushnick) — As a practical basketball matter, let’s go back to the 2015 NBA draft, when we might have heard, “With the fourth overall selection, the Knicks select 7-foot-3 Kristaps Porzingis.” “Wow! Tell us more.” “Well, he has one specialty.” “What’s that?” “Outside shooting.” Perhaps it has something to do — or a lot to do —...
  • 360 days ago
  • Hits: 663

Derrick Rose wants to be a Knick but voice from the past is calling

NY Post (Marc Berman) — B.J. Armstrong, the agent for Derrick Rose, isn’t surprised the Timberwolves, with Tom Thibodeau their president and head coach, have emerged again as potential suitors for his client. But he hopes at least to meet with the Knicks before the free-agency period begins July 1. “If it was up to Tom, he’d reunite with all...
  • 360 days ago
  • Hits: 638

Fran Fraschilla is high on only one of the Knicks’ foreign picks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Fran Fraschilla, ESPN’s draft guru, knows the international basketball scene from top to bottom: from Frenchman Frank Ntilikina, the top international prospect in this year’s NBA draft, to the most obscure, Ognjen Jaramaz of Serbia — both of whom were selected by the Knicks. After the Knicks made Ntilkina a lottery selection with the No....
  • 360 days ago
  • Hits: 862

Meet Frank Ntilikina, who trusts Phil Jackson and has just one hobby

NY Post (Steve Serby) — Knicks first-round draft pick Frank Ntilikina, an 18-year-old French League point guard taken eighth overall on Thursday, takes a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: What would you want to tell Knicks fans about Phil Jackson? A: He has a system that brings a lot of championships. We have to trust...
  • 360 days ago
  • Hits: 946

Frank Ntilikina’s travel heroics not enough as French team loses title

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It’s on to the triangle for Frank Ntilikina. A jet-lagged Ntilikina and Strasbourg fell short of a French League championship Friday, losing on the road at Chalon in the decisive Game 5 of the finals, 74-65. Less than 24 hours after being drafted with the No. 8 pick by the Knicks, Ntilikina played 24 minutes,...
  • 361 days ago
  • Hits: 564

The driving forces behind ‘Don’t Trade Porzingis’ billboard

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Phil Jackson had until Friday at midnight to get the yellow neon message ingrained into his head this summer as he attempts to mend fences — or not — with disgruntled Kristaps Porzingis. The digital billboard on the corner of 33rd Street and 7th Avenue Thursday pleaded with the Knicks to keep Porzingis...
  • 361 days ago
  • Hits: 970

Kristaps Porzingis still a Knick but no one knows for how long

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Phil Jackson’s intention for now is make amends with 7-foot-3 Latvian phenom Kristaps Porzingis and not look to trade him. But if things don’t go smoothly in the next several months, Jackson may entertain trade offers again, knowing Porzingis will be entering the final year of his contract after next season. According to...
  • 361 days ago
  • Hits: 1426

Lamar Odom fires back at Stephen A. for ‘crack’ comment

NY Post (Hannah Withiam) — Stephen A. Smith is used to the backlash over his unfiltered hot takes. But it’s not every day he gets feedback in written form. Retired NBA forward Lamar Odom tweeted a letter his lawyer, Saam Zangeneh,
  • 361 days ago
  • Hits: 982

Knicks take chance on rookie who once hated New York

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The only thing Knicks care about now with Wisconsin senior power forward Nigel Hayes is he’s “big and dirty” under the boards. An NBA source confirmed Hayes has signed with the Knicks’ summer-league team after going undrafted. Hayes will get a partial guarantee for training camp. He’s 6-foot-8 power forward with a 7-foot-3 wingspan, and...
  • 361 days ago
  • Hits: 452

Phil gets message: ‘Don’t trade Porzingis’ billboard outside MSG

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Phil Jackson was a the Knicks’ offices in Tarrytown for the NBA draft Thursday night, but right outside Madison Square Garden, he was under attack. A digital billboard pleading with the Knicks to keep Kristaps Porzingis went live at the corner of 33rd and 7th. The pleas, of course, were answered as Porzingis made it...
  • 362 days ago
  • Hits: 948

©2001-2012 ultimateknicks.com All rights reserved. About Us.
This site is not affiliated with the NY Knicks or the National Basketball Association in any way.
You may visit the official NY Knicks web site by clicking here.

All times (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time.