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Would Knicks welcome back Kenyon Martin?

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — Two of the remaining stragglers from last season, Shannon Brown (Miami Heat) and Toure Murry (Utah Jazz), both signed with different teams this week. Most of the team’s departed players are now spoken for. That said, Kenyon Martin still remains a free agent. Having provided the Knicks with one of the most intimidating and physical […]
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2,015 Questions- #1033: Will the Knicks defend the arc?

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Derek Fisher knows a thing or two about three-pointers. Might that actually help the Knicks focus on guarding the arc this season? In the beginning, there was field goal percentage. Players made shots, players missed shots, and the nerds crunched the numbers. High is good, low is bad. Any defense worth its salt focused on contesting shots, keeping their opponents' field goal percentage as low...
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Shumpert shines in new movie promo

theKNICKSblog.com (Gabby Lucivero) — On the court, Iman Shumpert may be the Knicks guard, but on the silver screen he’ll be a bodyguard. Shumpert recently tried his hand at acting, and it turned out better than expected. Shumpert has dabbled in the music business as a rapper, but this time he turned out a a pro prankster as part […]
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Burning Q's: Will defense be an issue?

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — With training camp less than two months away, we’re examining the burning questions facing the New York Knicks. Today’s question: Will the Knicks' defense be an issue again?I think the Knicks’ defense will have its challenges again this season. I also believe that Derek Fisher will get the Knicks to play better D by installing a better scheme. Last season, the Knicks were...
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An imagined conversation between Cole Aldrich and Jose Calderon about ham

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — It's August. Interior, Knicks locker room, the near future. Cole Aldrich is chatting with a team equipment manager who has long since lost interest in the conversation. Cole: But yeah, I'm done using glue to stick tires to my wall. The oatmeal just dries so much faster and it's del-- Jose Calderon enters and makes his signature "hang loose" gesture, the crowd applauds. Cole: Oh, Jose!...
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Heat sign Shannon Brown

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — The Heat will sign Shannon Brown to a one-year, $1.3 million deal (Amick, Aug. 27). The Knicks waived Brown in July. 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 […]
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Burning Q's: Do Knicks have enough size?

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — With training camp less than two months away, we’re examining the burning questions facing the New York Knicks. Today’s question: Do the Knicks have enough size to compete?When Phil Jackson traded Tyson Chandler earlier this summer, the Zen Master was lauded for not only being able to ship Chandler and Raymond Felton out of town but for bringing in Jose Calderon, Samuel Dalembert,...
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Wednesday Elephantfish

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Links! Good Wednesday, Pirates of the Caribbean. Just a couple more days until the FIBA World Cup starts and we can watch our point guards in action. Just 0 more days until I show you piping hot links to Knicks-relevant internet content. - The freshwater elephantfish are actually  a whole family of fishes, some with big "noses", most with particularly large brains and the ability to...
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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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Shump restoring leg, shunning social media

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk and Ian Begley) — ARDSLEY, NY -– Iman Shumpert is spending his offseason working on strengthening his surgically-repaired left knee and staying off social media. Shumpert, speaking at his Citi Basketball Procamp at House of Sports on Tuesday, said he wants to be able to feel confident leaping off one leg -- something he couldn’t do last season. He has been strengthening his left leg, which sustained...
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Thanasis Antetokounmpo: A Knicksplainer

Knicker Blogger (Angus Crawford) — As part of the Knicks’ summer renovation, perhaps the most beloved (if not the most important addition) of the bevy of 2nd Rounders is the shiny, aromatic coat of varnish they snagged with the 51st pick, Thanasis Antetokounmpo. Like most, you might know little about the twenty-two year old, save for the fact that he is the older sibling of Giannis, the Milwaukee Bucks’ gangly,...
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2,015 Questions - #0019: How will the Knicks use the D-League?

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — They might as well make the most of their new affiliate. The P&T staff will preview the 2014-2015 with a series of questions. We made a list of 2,015 Qs (actually 2,000,015 before we narrowed it down) and will open them up for discussion one by one until the season starts. The first and most important question about the Westchester Knicks is whether you're going to play for them. The...
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J.R.: On way to be among top shooters ever

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — J.R. Smith has a message for his doubters.On his Instagram account, the Knicks shooter wrote about perceptions he believes he has overcome and how he's "on pace to be one of the best shooters the game had ever seen!""They said I wouldn't make it!" Smith writes. "I did! They said I wouldn't stay! This is my 11th yr! They said you can't shoot like that in the league! I'm on pace to be one of the...
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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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