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Bleacher Report: Are the New York Knicks Finally Making the Right Moves?

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — Interesting Dan Favale piece: Baseline sensibility is an awfully low bar to which to hold an NBA franchise. Celebrating what feels like the bare minimum of coherent thinking doesn’t sit right. But we’d be remiss not to acknowledge that, in this case, it also represents a shift in operations. The bare minimum has by and […]
  • 3 days ago
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SNY.com: Knicks feel ‘less inclined’ to trade for Russell Westbrook and his massive salary, looking for long-term cap flexibility

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — From the great Ian Begley: After three days of free agency, the Knicks still have $18 million in cap space. And it doesn’t seem like they’re in a hurry to use it. Even after Sunday’s Ed Davis trade, teams were under the impression that the Knicks remain open to providing cap relief to general managers […]
  • 6 days ago
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NY Post: Knicks’ free-agency flop means tank is on for Cade Cunningham

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — Berman tried to throw a bit of a grenade into our general “feeling good about the Knicks’ front office for the first time in decades” attitude: The Knicks entered free agency with a league-high $40 million in cap space and with heady visions. They wanted to be a major playoff threat in coach Tom Thibodeau’s […]
  • 8 days ago
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ESPN.com: New York Knicks agree with Nerlens Noel, Elfrid Payton on 1-year deals

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — From ESPN.com: Free-agent center Nerlens Noel and point guard Elfrid Payton have each agreed to a one-year deal worth $5 million with the New York Knicks, their agents told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Noel, who is represented by Rich Paul and Lucas Newton of Klutch Sports, has jumped around the league since being taken sixth overall […]
  • 9 days ago
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Will There Be a Rose Growing From the Knicks’ Thorns? – The 2020 NBA Free Agency Thread

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — Here is a thread for all of the free agent nonsense. And since we are all polls, all the time now, here ya go…
  • 10 days ago
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SNY.com: Knicks agree to trade with Jazz for veteran C Ed Davis

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — From Scott Thompson: The Knicks and Jazz are in agreement on a trade that would send veteran center Ed Davis to New York, SNY’s Ian Begley confirmed. Utah will also be sending two second-round picks in the 2023 NBA Draft with Davis, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. With the Knicks declining the option for Taj Gibson, […]
  • 11 days ago
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ESPN.com: New York Knicks create $40M in cap space by parting ways with six players

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — From ESPN… The New York Knicks created over $40 million in salary-cap space Thursday by parting ways with six veteran players. The Knicks announced that they waived forward Taj Gibson and guards Elfrid Payton and Wayne Ellington and declined the $15.75 million team option on forward Bobby Portis’ contract. Gibson was set to make $9.45 […]
  • 11 days ago
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The Knicks Select Obi Toppin With the #8 Overall Pick

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — The Knicks selected Obi Toppin from Dayton with the #8 pick. He had a strong college season, but he’s also 22 years old, older than Frank Ntilikina, Kevin Knox and Mitchell Robinson. And he’s not a great defender. However, he has a strong offensive game and really, whatever your thoughts are on the pick itself, […]
  • 12 days ago
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Looking at Life Through Leon Rose-Colored Glasses: The 2020 NBA Draft Thread

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — Welcome to the 2020 NBA Draft! I figured we should have a draft thread. And since all of our content now is polls, I figured I’d throw some polls in here for kicks. And now, let’s have fun talking about this draft!
  • 12 days ago
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ESPN.com: New York Knicks trade up to get No. 23 pick in draft from Utah Jazz

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — It’s not much of a news story, but I figure if the Knicks make an actual trade, it probably should get its own thread. Even if it’s such an odd little, sort of nothing burger move like this one. From Woj: The New York Knicks are moving up in Wednesday’s NBA draft, acquiring the Utah […]
  • 12 days ago
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Do You Think That the Knicks Will Trade For Russell Westbrook This Offseason?

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — Well, we know that they officially cannot trade for Chris Paul, so let’s look at what people think about the new worst case scenario. By the way, the Rockets just dumped Robert Covington (after trading two first rounders for him), so they’re definitely blowing that team up, so Westbrook almost certainly will be getting traded. […]
  • 14 days ago
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Do You Think That the Knicks Will Trade For Chris Paul This Offseason?

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — Our all-poll content continues with a question about where you think that the Knicks stand with their odds of acquiring star point guard, Chris Paul, who is both amazing, 83 years old and making $630 million a year. But will that stop the Knicks from trading for him?
  • 20 days ago
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Which Of These Lucky 13 Players Would You Be Fine With the Knicks Drafting At #8?

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — Alan wanted more of that precious “All poll Knickberblogger content” that we are known so well for here (for the last week, at least) and so here ya go. Assuming Edwards, Wiseman, Ball, Toppin and Avdija are all off of the board, which of these following thirteen prospects would you be fine with the Knicks […]
  • 29 days ago
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SNY.com: Sources: Knicks open to trading for an undesirable contract to acquire an asset

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — From Ian Begley: A note on the offseason: several teams said the Knicks are open to using their cap space to take on undesirable contracts via trade, SNY has learned. The Knicks would presumably acquire another draft pick and young player in this kind of trade. New York has the No. 8, No. 27 and […]
  • 34 days ago
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Would You Trade Mitchell Robinson for Golden State’s #2 Pick and Minnesota’s Top 3-Protected 2021 Pick?

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — Donnie Walsh asked and I thought we could add this one to Knickerblogger’s new “All Poll” centric content, even though Golden State would never do this trade.
  • 36 days ago
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