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Shannon Sharpe: LeBron's water bottle game was 'blatantly disrespectful' to the Knicks

The Cleveland Cavaliers blew out the New York Knicks in Madison Square Garden Wednesday night, and to pass the time in the fourth quarter, a few Cavaliers starters decided to play the "water bottle challenge" on the bench. LeBron James' attempt slid onto the court in the middle of the game, and he had to launch out of his chair to pick it up.It's fair to assume the typically ultra...
Via FOX Sports
1 hour ago

Carmelo blows off Jackson's ball hog remarks, looks 'annoyed'

Carmelo Anthony has no interest in talking about the comments New York Knicks president Phil Jackson made about him earlier in the week, and you can understand why. For starters, they weren’t all that flattering. In an interview with CBS Sports Network that aired Tuesday, Jackson said Anthony has the potential to play the role for the Knicks that Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Are Derrick Rose’s drives to the basket helping the Knicks’ offense?

Spoiler alert: yeah, probably. It’s an understatement to say Derrick Rose has been a divisive player among Knicks fans this season. Opinions on his play seem to be either very positive or very negative, with almost nothing in between. This divide is especially present in reactions to Rose’s affinity for driving to the basket. Fans of Rose’s play appreciate his ability to finish...
Via Posting and Toasting
1 hour ago

New York Knicks: Cleveland Loss Proves Derrick Rose Is The X-Factor

The New York Knicks’ loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers further established what’s been true throughout the 2016-17 season: Derrick Rose is the X-Factor. The defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers have handed the New York Knicks their two worst losses of the 2016-17 NBA regular season. The first was forgivable, as New York was playing its […] New York Knicks: Cleveland Loss...
Via Daily Knicks
3 hours ago

Derrick Rose wouldn’t have let Knicks get bullied by LeBron

When discussing Derrick Rose’s game, explosiveness is normally the first adjective used to compliment him. Toughness rarely is. Rose has a degree of basketball toughness – forged in one of the roughest street basketball neighborhoods in the South Side of Chicago. One of the parks he played in was nicknamed “Murder Park.’’ Rose’s toughness was...
Via New York Post
4 hours ago

New York Knicks: Carmelo Anthony Tired Of Talking About Phil Jackson

New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson has been in the news on a consistent basis over the past few weeks. Carmelo Anthony is tired of hearing about it. The New York Knicks have two of the most recognizable names in NBA history attempting to build a contender. Team president Phil Jackson is doing so […] New York Knicks: Carmelo Anthony Tired Of Talking About Phil Jackson ...
Via Daily Knicks
5 hours ago

In praise of Sasha Vujacic. Seriously.

When he’s hitting shots, the Machine brings a caginess that the Knicks sorely lack. The current iteration of Sasha Vujacic is actually a very interesting player. There's nothing particularly remarkable about him. He's athletically outclassed in almost every possible matchup, even against backups. He doesn't have any standout offensive skills outside of his shooting ability. He...
Via Posting and Toasting
5 hours ago

New York Knicks Injury Update: Derrick Rose Gets MRI Results

New York Knicks starting point guard Derrick Rose received favorable results from the MRI on his back. He’ll travel with the team on the upcoming road trip. The New York Knicks were lost without Derrick Rose against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The offensive rhythm was lost as the Knicks’ inability to create consistent penetration enabled the Cavaliers to […] New York Knicks...
Via Daily Knicks
6 hours ago

LeBron gets last laugh in destruction of Phil Jackson’s Knicks

Give Knicks president Phil Jackson credit for this debacle, for his choice words riling LeBron James up while snapping Carmelo Anthony’s 12-day surge. James would not answer any questions about Jackson before Wednesday’s game and did his talking — and perhaps glaring — on the court. Spurred by Jackson recently calling his management team “a...
Via New York Post
18 hours ago

Rose misses Knicks' game against Cavs with lower back pain

NEW YORK (AP) Derrick Rose is missing the New York Knicks' game against Cleveland because of lower back pain. Rose left the Knicks' victory over Miami on Tuesday in the third quarter with back spasms. Coach Jeff Hornacek says Rose still felt sore on Wednesday when he came in and met with team doctors, so they sent him for an MRI exam to make sure there was no structural damage...
Via Associated Press
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks hold their breath as Derrick Rose gets back checked

Derrick Rose missed his first regular-season game as a Knick, because of back spasms, and was sent to get an MRI exam on Wednesday night to rule out any serious injury. Hence the Knicks were set to face the defending-champion Cavaliers with Brandon Jennings as starting point guard. The Knicks played six of their seven preseason...
Via New York Post
21 hours ago

Phil Jackson criticizes Carmelo for holding ball too long

An interview Phil Jackson conducted Tuesday with CBS Sports Network is making a lot of waves over how the New York Knicks president finally discussed his controversial “posse” comments about LeBron James. But lost in the fray as the sports world reacts to Jackson’s curious contention that the use of the word in question “could be something I could regret” is how he...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Agent: Derrick Rose has ‘good possibility’ of remaining with Knicks

The Knicks are having a pretty good season so far, and the talk is positive about Derrick Rose’s future in New York. Rose’s agent B.J. Armstrong joined Sirius XM NBA’s “The Starting Lineup” on Monday and was asked about how the Knicks are suiting the former league MVP. “I think this has been a great fit for him,” Armstrong told Sirius XM NBA’s “The Starting Lineup”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron not interested in hashing things out with Phil Jackson

With the Cleveland Cavaliers set to take on the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night, some have wondered if an awkward conversation between LeBron James and Phil Jackson is forthcoming. But even if Jackson wants to chat, LeBron has nothing to say to him. Jackson suddenly got on LeBron’s bad side last month when the Knicks president referred to LeBron’s friends...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron James, others excused from staying with team at Trump hotel

LeBron James and other Cleveland Cavaliers players have reportedly been excused from staying with the club at a hotel owned by president-elect Donald Trump. Cleveland is on the road for a game against the New York Knicks. The team has a contract to stay at the Trump SoHo hotel in lower Manhattan, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN. James, who publicly came out to stump for Hillary Clinton...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah’s contract is becoming worst deal in NBA

The New York Knicks have a Joakim Noah problem. New York perplexed the basketball world when news broke the team signed center Joakim Noah to a four-year, $72 million deal. The dollar amount was hard to take in, even with the insane contracts given out. Knicks prez Phil Jackson envisioned the 31-year-old as a versatile big man, capable of locking down the paint, making good passes...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks fans troll Matt Barnes with ‘Derek Fisher’ chant

It’s been over a year since the fight between Matt Barnes and Derek Fisher happened, but Knicks fans clearly haven’t forgotten about it. Fisher, who was the team’s head coach at the time of the incident, got under Barnes’ skin by being romantically involved with his estranged wife, Gloria Govan. So, Barnes drove nearly 100 miles to fight him, and that’s exactly what ended...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Knicks look for a win on the road in Minnesota

New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis and coach Jeff Hornacek speak to the media as the team heads to Minnesota, looking to end its struggles on the road.
Via SNY
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks haven’t reached out to Rose about contract extension

Normally when an NBA team trades for a star point guard the front office works to get the player a contract extensnion. Not the New York Knicks and Derrick Rose. The Knicks went out and got Rose from the Chicago Bulls hoping he’d be the guy to run the offense well while finally getting Carmelo Anthony some help. But it is clear the Knicks understand the serious gamble they just...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Knicks All-Access Weekly: Clutch Buckets, A Thrilling OT Win, and NYK Wins 2 of 3

In this episode of Knicks All-Access Weekly presented by Diply, the squad hits clutch buckets, wins an overtime thriller, and captures victories in two of three games.
Via New York Knicks
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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