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Knicks made bid for Love

theKNICKSblog.com (John F. Silver) — The Knicks tried to get in on Kevin Love. With the Minnesota Timberwolves looking to deal their disgruntled star the Knicks and president Phil Jackson offered Tim Hardaway Jr., Iman Shumpert and Amar’e Stoudemire (for contract matching purposes) in exchange for Love (Herring, July 25th). It was a longshot chance to begin with, and the […]
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Carmelo Anthony spoke about his decision to return to the Knicks

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — "I was flip-flopping." For the first real time--  like not just answering off-hand questions while preparing to play soccer -- Carmelo Anthony gave an interview regarding his decision to stay with the Knicks on a 5-year, $124 million deal.  The whole ESPN article is here . A few selections: "I want to win. I don't care about the money," Anthony told ESPN.com. "I believe Phil will do...
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MATHS: Mistakenly predicting Derek Fisher's coaching using his playing career

Posting and Toasting (MattRW) — NBA players make bad Knicks coaches because almost everyone makes bad Knicks coaches. In case it isn't abundantly clear, this is a deliberately quackish use of maths for summertime pleasure and it is not meant to be taken seriously. UNLESS YOU SEEK THE TRUTH -Seth Lest we forget, Phil Jackson recently hired Derek Fisher to coach the Knicks. In all his inimitable wonder, the Zen Master...
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Will Jose Calderon be the Knicks’ X-Factor next season?

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser) — Clearly, the Knicks aren’t exactly in the Kevin Love race, and though the likes of Kevin Durant and LeBron James stand to be free agents in 2016, one has to wonder if James’ recent return to Cleveland will slow down or otherwise put an end to the forming of super-teams going forward. Alas, New York […]
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Knicks expect 'focused' J.R.; do you?

ESPN (Ian Begley) — We’re not breaking any news when we tell you that, to many NBA observers, J.R. Smith is a talented but erratic scorer whose behavior can leave coaches, GMs and team presidents pulling their hair out.Viewed in that context, Smith's 2013-14 season with the Knicks may have been his defining campaign.It began with an offseason knee surgery that was timed, by Smith's own admission, to allow...
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Knicks waive G Shannon Brown

ESPN (Ian Begley) — The Knicks have waived veteran guard Shannon Brown. Shannon Brown#26 PGNew York Knicks2014 STATSGM10PPG2.4RPG1.1APG0.3FG%.286FT%.778Brown's tenure with the Knicks was short-lived. He signed the first of two ten-day contracts with the Knicks on Feb. 27 and then signed for the remainder of the season in late March. He appeared in 19 games for New York, averaging 2.1 points per game in 7.8...
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The Knicks waived Shannon Brown

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — The roster is down to 14ish men. Shannon Brown's contract with the Knicks would have become fully guaranteed if New York didn't cut him before August 1. Well, they cut him before August 1: July 23, 2014 – New York Knickerbockers President Phil Jackson announced today that the team has waived guard Shannon Brown. — NY_KnicksPR (@NY_KnicksPR) July 23, 2014 It makes sense that...
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Knicks waive Shannon Brown

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — The Knicks have waived Shannon Brown, President Phil Jackson announced. Brown was signed to a 10-day contract, then signed through the remainder of the season, in February and March, respectively. He scored 2.1 points, with 0.8 rebounds and 0.6 assists in 7.8 minutes per game, over 19 games with the Knicks last season. Previously: For […]
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TheKnicksBlog Podcast: ESPN’s Amin Elhassan calls in

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Anthony Donahue and Moke Hamilton take a look at the rise in popularity of the NBA’s Summer League, including Moke’s own experience in Las Vegas. Plus, the guys chat with ESPN’s Amin Elhassan about two of the league’s biggest stories – the trade rumors surrounding Kevin Love and the Clippers’ ownership fiasco.
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How much of an upgrade is Jose Calderon?

Posting and Toasting (WScottD) — Jose Calderon is a much better offensive point guard than Raymond Felton. How does he compare defensively? Jose Calderon will assume Raymond Felton's old position as the Knicks ' starting point guard, a move that's been praised almost universally. But how much of an upgrade is Calderon on both ends of the court? On offense, the difference is obvious.  According to Basketball Reference ,...
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Stoudemire cancels Tel Aviv basketball camp

theKNICKSblog.com (Gabby Lucivero) — Amar’e Stoudemire planned to host a basketball camp in Israel in July, but has since canceled the event in light of the ongoing conflict with Hamas (Haaretz.com, July 22). “We chose to cancel the Amar’e Stoudemire Basketball Academy because we did not want to put any of our campers or coaches in harm’s way,” Stoudemire […]
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The Knickerblogger Podcast, Episode VII: Charlie Widdoes

Knicker Blogger (Robert Silverman) — [Editor's Note: The Gibberman versus the Widdoes-maker!] The Las Vegas Summer League has finally, mercifully concluded and the Knicks were actually a pretty interesting team! Tim Hardaway Jr, Shane Larkin, Cleanthony Early, Jeremy Tyler, Cole Aldrich, Shannon Brown, and Thanasis Antetokounmpo were fun, and often quite good, Luckily, Charlie Widdoes from nyknicks.com was in Vegas for what...
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Tuesday Houndfish

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Links! Good afternoon! The sun is shining and the air is warm, so let's stay inside and nose through trivial Knicks links together. - The  houndfish is a species of needlefish. The photo above is probably of a different  needlefish species; I just liked the photo so much that I went with it. Houndfish, like all needlefish, have long, pointy beaks. They also really like light and will...
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Are you optimistic about Bargnani?

ESPN (Ian Begley) — By most measures, Andrea Bargnani's season with the Knicks last year was a forgettable one. New York’s offense was 6.8 points better (per 100 possessions) when Bargnani was on the bench. On defense, the Knicks allowed one fewer point per 100 possessions when Bargnani was off the court.And then there’s this: The Knicks went 15-27 before Bargnani went down with an elbow injury and...
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