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Focused Shumpert ready for triangle

theKNICKSblog.com (jmcguire860) — Guard  Iman Shumpert, gaining confidence as his surgically repaired left leg gets stronger, is ready to embrace the triangle offense new coach Derek Fisher is bringing to the Knicks  (ESPN, Aug. 26). He’s also cut down on his time on social media to block out the aggravation of the trade rumors that dogged him this […]
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Westchester Knicks to hold open tryouts

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — The Westchester Knicks, the Knicks D-League team, will hold open tryouts for the 2014-15 season on September 20. From the team: The Westchester tryout will be limited to 75 participants, who must all meet NBA Development League eligibility requirements. The players will be competing for an invitation to the Westchester Knicks’ training camp in November. […]
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Will Knicks have enough minutes to go around for Shane Larkin?

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — Earlier in the offseason, the Knicks jettisoned Raymond Felton to Dallas and instead upgraded the point guard position by acquiring Jose Calderon. An excellent floor general with an uncanny ability to spread the floor with his long-range shooting prowess, the latter looks like a viable option to help lead the team’s offense. Calderon will certainly […]
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Knicks rookie took $500K pay cut to play in D-League

theKNICKSblog.com (Gabby Lucivero) — Knicks draft pick Thanasis Antetokounmpo chose the NBA’s D-League over an A-Division team in the Italian League along with over a $500K pay cut in hopes of expediting his NBA career (Post, August 26). The rookie took the $25,000 cap to play in Westchester over a two-year $550,000 deal with an opt-out to join the […]
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Knicks announce preseason schedule

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — See below for the full schedule. Date Opponent Arena Time 10/8/2014 at Boston Celtics XL Center, Hartford, CT 7:30 p.m. 10/11/2014 at Boston Celtics Mohegan Sun Arena, Mohegan, CT 7:30 p.m. 10/13/2014 Toronto Raptors Madison Square Garden 7:30 p.m. 10/14/2014 at Philadelphia 76ers Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY 7 p.m. 10/20/2014 Milwaukee Bucks Madison Square Garden […]
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Anthony has high hopes for Knicks

theKNICKSblog.com (Gabby Lucivero) — Carmelo Anthony wants nothing more than to make a playoff run with the Knicks this season, after having to watch from the sidelines last season. Anthony said this week that while fans might be hard pressed to expect a championship this season, he believes the Knicks are “absolutely” a playoff team (Daily News, August 18). […]
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Report: Thanasis Antetokounmpo to sign with Westchester Knicks

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — With the team’s roster already maxed out at 15 players, the young gun had an interesting to make. Should he venture out overseas for a more lucrative contract, or play in the D-League? It appears as though Antetokounmpo has opted to remain stateside (RealGM, August 21st).  If the Knicks were to invite the swingman to training […]
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TheKnicksBlog Podcast: Basketball Insiders’ Alex Kennedy calls in

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Anthony Donahue and Moke Hamilton break down the Knicks’ 2014-15 schedule – from opening night vs. Chicago to the final game of the year against Detroit. Plus, the guys welcome Basketball Insiders’ writer Alex Kennedy to the show to discuss everything going on in the NBA.
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SportsNite: Team USA at West Point

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — GEICO SportsNite reports from the USA men’s basketball team’s stop at West Point to practice in preparation for two FIBA exhibition games. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…
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Watch: Knicks take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — http://instagram.com/p/rqCRM7SYqf/  
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Boeheim weighs in on Carmelo’s choice

theKNICKSblog.com (jmcguire860) — Jim Boeheim said Monday he believes if Carmelo Anthony had based his free-agency decision on basketball alone, Chicago was a better choice than New York (ESPN, Aug. 18) “Just from a basketball point of view it would have been better to go to Chicago because they’ve got better players,” the Syracuse coach told reporter Ian […]
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The Knicks Blog Radio at 9 p.m.

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Marc Berman of the New York Post joins Anthony Donahue for this week’s The Knicks Blog Radio show. He’ll also take calls from fans, so if you want to have your voice heard, dial (646) 478-5554. Listen on Blog Talk Radio…
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Report: Jim Cleamons to join Knicks’ coaching staff

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — According to Los Angeles Times reporter Brad Turner, former Knicks guard Jim Cleamons will be joining the team’s coaching staff as an assistant under Derek Fisher. After serving as an assistant under Larry Drew with the Bucks last season, Cleamons was initially expected to remain in Milwaukee. However, the team’s surprising coaching change (bringing in Jason […]
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Anthony will get large yearly salary advance

theKNICKSblog.com (John F. Silver) — Newly re-signed F Carmelo Anthony will get half of his yearly salary upfront, the maximum allowed by the NBA’s collective bargaining agreement. Anthony, who signed a 7-year, $124 million deal earlier this summer, will receive half of his $22.5 million salary in one lump some payment this season  (Wall Street Journal, Aug. 15). His contract is […]
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