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ESPN Sources: Jackson and Knicks to Part Ways

Knicker Blogger (Mike Kurylo) — According to ESPN: The New York Knicks and team president Phil Jackson will announce that they’re parting ways early Wednesday morning, sources told ESPN. Conversations about what was best for the team’s future between Jackson and Knicks owner James Dolan accelerated this week when the franchise decided it would not buy out embattled forward Carmelo Anthony, sources said. Jackson,...
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Knicks Draft Frank Ntilikina #8, Damyean Dotson #44, and Ognjen Jaramaz #58

Knicker Blogger (Mike Kurylo) — The New York Knicks walked into the draft with the league abuzz about the prospect of the franchise doing something drastic and frankly devastating stupid. However the evening was a humdrum affair for New Yorkers, as the team selected two guards, and more importantly didn’t trade away their prize jewel. Let’s overlook the Porzingis-Jackson kerfuffle for now and concentrate on the...
  • 271 days ago
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Everything Will Be All Right…Right? – The 2017 NBA Draft Thread

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — No matter what, tonight will be an interesting night. Who will the Knicks pick with the #8 pick? Will they trade for a second (or even a third!) first round pick? Will they trade up in the draft to get another second rounder? Will they trade their current two second rounders for one second rounder higher in the second round? Will they, you know, trade that one guy? We will likely find out the...
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Roundtable: 2017 Knicks Pre-Draft Discussion

Knicker Blogger (Mike Kurylo) — The player taken well before the Knicks’ #8 pick that will be a bust… KURYLO: I’m going to go with De’Aaron Fox. I like his defense, but he just strikes me as a bit inconsistent and his outside shooting is a red flag. Fox’s ability to drive and throw alley-oops hints at a game that is more style than substance, and I’m concerned what will happen against more athletic and more skilled...
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The Basketball Gods Work in Mysterious Ways: The 2017 NBA Lottery Live Thread

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — As we await the results of the 2017 NBA Lottery at 8:30 PM Eastern (airing on ESPN), let’s take a quick look at the important odds for the Knicks. The Knicks have a 5.3% chance of landing the #1 overall pick. Odds for No. 2 overall pick: 6.0 percent Odds for No. 3 overall pick: 7.0 percent Odds for No. 7 overall pick: 57.2 percent Odds for No. 8 overall pick: 22.6 percent Odds for No. 9...
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Solving the NBA’s Tanking Problem

Knicker Blogger (DCrockett17) — Tanking seems to be on everyone’s mind in the NBA these days. Like many sports problems, “tanking” is not singular but an amorphous cluster of problems all housed under one term. The term isn’t hard to define–it’s when a team has a strategic incentive to lose–but it lacks a precise scope. That makes it hard to settle on what exactly is included when...
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Joakim Noah Suspended 20 Games for Worst Performance Enhancement Drugs in the World

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — From The Vertical, the NBA is suspending Joakim Noah 20 games for violating the NBA’s anti-drug policy. According to Woj: Noah tested positive for an over-the-counter supplement that is prohibited under the outgoing Collective Bargaining Agreement, league sources said. Noah, 32, is expected to serve 10 games of the suspension to finish out the 2016-17 regular season and 10 games to start...
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