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Derek Fisher reportedly had to challenge Knicks to play hard

The New York Knicks have had a dreadful start to the 2014-2015 NBA season under the new regime of Phil Jackson and coach Derek Fisher. One could point to last year when many analysts and fans questioned whether the Knicks were even trying out on the court – in which later Tim Hardaway Jr. confirmed everyone’s suspicions. This hangover has carried into New York’s first 13...
Via Pass The Pill
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks Expect To Get Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani Back Saturday

The New York Knicks expect Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani to return vs. the Philadelphia 76ers. According to the New York Post, the New York Knicks will likely be getting back injured players Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani on Saturday when they face the Philadelphia 76ers. Both men would make their season debut at a time when the Knicks desperately need them to help improve...
Via Basketball Bicker
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Coach Derek Fisher is a Joke: Craig Carton

The Knicks? A joke. The head coach? A joke. The president? A joke. So said Craig Carton this morning. And you know how you know he's right? No, not a new HC and a 3-10 team with a lack of talent...a new HC and a team that has, in the past week, used 'not motivated' and 'tired' as excuses.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return...
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves 115, Knicks 99 – Game Recap

The Knicks were victims of a beating by the Timberwolves (3-7), who were without three of their top guns, and New York’s “rock bottom” continues to become worse and worse. After an outstanding effort to nearly complete a 26-point comeback on Tuesday, the Knicks came in to Minnesota on Wednesday with some momentum on their side. When it was announced  that Ricky Rubio, Nikola...
Via Turn On The Knicks
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Rumors: Andrea Bargnani may play on Saturday versus the Philadelphia 76ers

The New York Knicks have had a revolving door at the power forward position this season. Through 11 games they have started Amar'e Stoudemire, Jason Smith, and Quincy Acy at various times. When they take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, they may get a welcomed return from big man Andrea Bargnani. Image by Jim McIssac, via Newsday Ian Begley of ESPN reported that Bargnani...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith Embarrassed By The Knicks Lack of Effort

You know things are bad when you are being called out by JR Smith. “Coach Fisher challenged us at halftime to go out there and play hard and see what happens,’’ Smith said. “For some reason, we had to be reminded of playing harder. Something that’s really embarrassing at some point when you’re a professional athlete and people pay a lot of money to come watch you play...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony playing with sore left knee

Tweet Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is playing with a sore left knee, and he aggravated the injury during New York’s 117-113 loss Tuesday night to the Milwaukee Bucks. Anthony returned to the locker room for a couple minutes in the second quarter to get his left knee re-taped. Anthony said he aggravated the knee issue after hitting the floor while scrambling for a loose ball...
Via Los That Sports Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert Executes Flawless Crossover Drunk On Giannis (Video)

Iman Shumpert just destroyed Giannis Antetokounmpo’s night with this crossover dunk combo. Ehh…Knicks still lost though. The post Iman Shumpert Executes Flawless Crossover Drunk On Giannis (Video) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Injury Update: Andrea Bargnani, Jose Calderon expected to return to practice this week

The New York Knicks defeated the Denver Nuggets on Sunday by the score of 109-93 to snap a seven-game losing streak. At 3-8, the Knicks sit in fourth in the Atlantic Division, five and a half games behind the Toronto Raptors. On the injury front, it appears that Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani could return soon, as both are expected to return to practice this week. By Keith Allison...
Via NBA Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Knicks Are The First Crappy NBA Team To Get Booted From A National TV Appearance

A common complaint among NBA fans is the aggravating practice of giving popular, yet woefully under-performing teams national television appearances. For example, everyone knew heading into the season the neither Lakers nor Knicks team would be any good, but it didn’t stop the schedule makers from giving them 36 combined national television appearances. In the Article found on...
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Meets With Phil Jackson And Understands Triangle Offense More

Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony seem to have come to a better understanding now. It’s been a rough couple of weeks for first year coach Derek Fisher and his Knicks. It is still early in the season but after this meeting, might there be change?  “We had a great conversation, a very positive conversation,” Anthony said after practice on Monday. “It gave me some clarity...
Via Geeks and Cleats
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite Slow Start, New York Knicks on Their Way to Upward Mobility

Amar’e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks boxes out against the Denver Nuggets during the game at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Stop me if this has happened before: The New York Knicks are off to a dreadful start to the season, imbedded in a lengthy losing steak early on. They can’t seem to get out of their own way...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Growing pains

Another game, another loss for the New York Knicks. They aren’t Philadelphia, but this six game losing streak is only one game worse than the 76ers’ 0-7 start. There are a lot of things wrong right now, but I will highlight the top three things I think the Knicks need to change in order to snap this streak. 1) Find a true starting point guard. I know I said that Shane Larkin...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith says failed buzzer-beater was ‘the right shot’

              J.R. Smith had the chance to beat the Orlando Magic, but his final second shot was wide of the rim and hit only glass. The Knicks dropped to 2-7 following the 97-95 loss to the Magic on Wednesday night at the Garden. Carmelo Anthony wanted the ball as the seconds ran off the clock,  but after Smith took the inbounds up top from Pablo Prigioni...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony on watching J.R. Smith take the final shot: ‘Of course I want it’

Carmelo Anthony stood helpless in the waning moments of Wednesday’s 97-95 loss to the Orlando Magic at the Madison Square Garden as his New York Knicks teammate J.R. Smith hoisted up an off-balance poor three-point attempt with 0.6 seconds left on the clock that clanked off the backboard. Had Smith made the shot, the Knicks...Read More The post Carmelo Anthony on watching J.R...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace predicts Knicks title in 2018, other crazy stuff

Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest and sometimes referred to as “The Panda’s Friend,” is the gift that keeps on giving. The outspoken forward, who currently plays for the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association, posted some bold statements and NBA predictions on Twitter. First, he declared New York Knicks center Andrea Bargnani to be a top...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Amanda Seyfried not impressed by the Knicks (Video)

Actress Amanda Seyfried sat courtside for Wednesday night's New York Knicks game against Orlando with boyfriend Justin Long. It happened to be Seyfried's first time at an NBA basketball game, but she did not seem too impressed with what she saw, as she admitted during a halftime interview that "I don't need to come back."We wouldn't blame her. The winner...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson not amused by Adam Silver’s thoughts on triangle offense

The New York Knicks seem to be having trouble mastering Phil Jackson’s offense in the early part of the season. We know this because they are off to a 2-6 start and are averaging just 91.1 points per game, which ranks 30th in the NBA. Last week, NBA commissioner Adam Silver was asked for his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks Lowlight of the Season: Iman Shumpert No-Look Pass Hits Amare Stoudemire in the Face (GIF)

  The New York Knicks are off to a rough start this season.  They clearly don’t understand the triangle offense (seriously, what the **** were they doing in the offseason?) and are on their way to another loss tonight at the hands of the Atlanta Hawks.  The Knicks offense is stagnant at times, and even when somebody tries to make something happen, we get embarrassing clips like...
Via Total Sports Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the New York Knicks really have a new identity?

Derek Fisher With all the excitement over the offseason many fans were expecting to see a completely different New York Knicks team this season. Judging by the start of the season, it seems that will not be the case. Although members of the organization have changed, the issue of inconsistent play still plagues the Knicks. The implementation of the triangle offense is one of the...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Time to point the finger

The start of the Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher era has not started the way Knicks’ fans had hoped, and I am very disappointed myself. After their loss on Saturday to Atlanta, New York is now riding a four game losing streak and are currently 2-5, which is good for 12th in the Eastern Conference. It’s not time to push the panic button, but it is time to take a serious look around...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

There is now a Walt Frazier Soundboard

Walt “Clyde” Frazier is an NBA champion, a Basketball Hall of Famer, and one of the greatest players in the history of the game. But now he has an even bigger honor. He has his own soundboard. It’s rarefied air for any announcer, following in the footsteps of ones like Gus Johnson who have come before.  Anytime you have enough colorful vocabulary and memorable catchphrases...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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