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Rappers From Latvia Make Rap Anthem For Knicks Draft Pick Kristaps Porzingis

The Knicks faithful weren’t too thrilled when the Latvian hooper Kristaps Porzingis was selected at #4 during this year’s draft, but that’s not stopping this particular rap duo from pumping out this interesting video in honor of their native son. We can’t understand a single word outside of “Kristaps Porzingis,” but according to the duo [&hellip...
Via No Coast Bias
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks in Free Agency: From Superstars to Role Players

Mar 17, 2015; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher looks on against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks defeated the Spurs 104 – 100 in overtime. (Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports) The New York Knicks have had a change in plans. After missing the boat on their big name targets like LaMarcus Aldridge...
Via The Sports Journal
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Derrick Williams Agrees To Two-Year, $10M Deal With Knicks

Derrick Williams has agreed upon a two-year, $10 million deal with the New York Knicks. The second year of the deal is a player option for Williams.
Via RealGM
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks free agent additions

Arron Afflalo is a good addition for the New York Knicks. As free agency approached, the New York Knicks appeared to be the most likely landing spot for two-time all star David West. However, the former Indiana Pacer power forward made it quite clear that a move to New York was not his plan when he called the rumors “ridiculous,” stating that he wants to join a contender and...
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Report: Robin Lopez, Knicks finalizing four-year deal

The “Summer of Strangely Good Decisions” continues for the New York Knicks. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the franchise is closing a deal with free agent Robin Lopez. The Knicks are finalizing a four-year, $54 million agreement with free agent center Robin Lopez, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 3, 2015 ...
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Robin Lopez Agrees To Four-Year, $54M Deal With Knicks

The New York Knicks and Robin Lopez are finalizing a four-year, $54 million agreement. Lopez agreed to a deal on Thursday evening contingent on DeAndre Jordan not signing with the Knicks. Only an improbable change of heart from Jordan stands in the way of the deal between Lopez and the Knicks. The Knicks have also targeted LaMarcus Aldridge and Greg Monroe this offseason and Lopez...
Via RealGM
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Report: Knicks and Robin Lopez discussing $12 million per year contract

The New York Knicks knew that it was going to be a rough off-season and it hasn’t disappointed. The Knicks have missed out on basically all the top big men in free agency and now are starting to shift their focus towards second tier big men. With that being said, it looks like the Knicks have zeroed in on the guy that they want. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports,...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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Lakers and Knicks: Piece by piece with no shortcuts

With the dust starting to clear after the first two days of free agency, it's pretty clear the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks never had much of a chance at any of the top names on the board. While guys like DeAndre Jordan, Kevin Love and LaMarcus Aldridge might have been willing to listen to their offers, the best players in the NBA don't want to sign for teams at the...
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New York Knicks: Arron Afflalo Signing Grade

  Dec. 18, 2014 – Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The New York Knicks were finally able to strike a deal with a noteworthy free agent, as the attained two-way swingman Arron Afflalo on a two year, $16 million contract with a player option for the second season. The Knicks are in desperate need of talent at just...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

After Arron Afflalo signing, what’s next for NY Knicks?

I was less than 10 minutes away from hitting publish on an earlier blog post which went into grave detail about the New York Knicks failing to make a splash during an extremely frenzied NBA Free Agency Day 1. I likened the Knicks to the hopelessly unathletic kid in gym class who is habitually picked last.  It was pretty fantastic. And then I received a breaking news alert that...
Via All Sports Everything
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks, Robin Lopez Have Strong Mutual Interest

The New York Knicks have $19 million to spend in free agency and continue to pursue a big man. Robin Lopez met with the Knicks on Wednesday night and he came away with a positive impression. “Interest is mutual, that’s for sure,” a source said. The Knicks are considered a longshot for DeAndre Jordan or LaMarcus Aldridge. Lopez is considered the most realistic target for the...
Via RealGM
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Lamar Odom battling depression after Jamie Sangouthai, Bobby Heyward deaths

Lamar Odom lost two of his closest friends to drug-related illnesses in the past several weeks, and the former NBA star is reportedly struggling with depression because of it. According to a new story in Star magazine, Odom’s family and friends are extremely concerned about his mental state and physical well-being. Odom’s best friend, Jamie...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Are the New York Knicks Losing Ground in the Free Agency Race?

Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks have options in free agency, but which ones will they land? (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) The rumors of some other big-name free agents have changed quite a bit, but Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are still considered the leaders to land two free agents that could fit right into the starting five next season. The Knicks had been...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks Heavily Interested in PG Patrick Beverley

The New York Knicks are showing interest in making multiple splashes in free agency this offseason, and it is obvious that Phil Jackson is looking to turn the franchise back around in his second season with the team. According to a report from Sean Deveney of, the Knicks have shown heavy interest in point guard Patrick Beverley and the interest is mutual. Beverley...
Via Hoops-Nation
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What Should NBA Draft Pick Kristaps Porzingis Do to Get Bigger?

When the New York Knicks took European star Kristaps Porzingis with the number 4 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, a common reaction, aside from Knicks fans throwing their
Via Stack
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New York Knicks: Is the team moving away from Carmelo?

When Phil Jackson agreed to become president of basketball operations for the New York Knicks in 2014, it was hailed as a franchise-altering move; the Knicks were finally getting their act together. What followed was the worst season in franchise history. Since Carmelo Anthony arrived to a hero’s welcome in 2011, New York has consistently surrounded Carmelo with veteran free agents...
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Report: David West likely to sign with the Knicks

When 34-year-old Indiana Pacers forward David West opted out of a contract that was set to pay him $12.6 million next season, most people were thrown for a loop. In decline and past his prime, there was no way West would receive anywhere near that type of money on the open market. While we have no idea if there were monetary reasons for West’s shocking decision, Bleacher Report’s Jared...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony calls Kristaps Porzingis a 'steal'

If Carmelo Anthony is angry over the approach the New York Knicks took at the NBA draft on Thursday night, he’s not showing it on social media. On Friday, one of Anthony’s Instagram followers said he is excited to watch Kristaps Porzingis — the Latvian star the Knicks took at No. 4 overall — this...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hawks trade for Hardaway is a rare move for the team

After so many days and weeks of palpable buzz, the 2015 NBA Draft dramatically underwhelmed, from a pure entertainment value, with its incredible lack of trades. There were no trades involving players selected in the lottery—none of the lottery picks had been exchanged before draft night, either—and the few NBA veterans who were traded were role players. The general lack of...
Via The Sports Post
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson reportedly intends to end gig with Knicks in two years

Phil Jackson reportedly intends to make his time with the New York Knicks a relatively short stint, with reports indicating he intends to leave his position as president with the team in as soon as two years. “Jackson has four years left on his contract and speaks openly about this being a short-term exercise,” writes...Read More The post Phil Jackson reportedly intends to end...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Fans, Including Stephen A Smith, Criticize Draft Pick

The New York Knicks surprisingly drafted Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis with the fourth pick in the NBA Draft, prompting boos from the Knicks...
Via Athlon Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Young Knicks Fan Sobs, Takes Selfie As Team Drafts Kristaps Porzingis (Video)

The New York Knicks have one of the most ludicrous and critical fan bases in all of sports. Attending the NBA Draft and booing the selection — regardless of who their beloved team selects — has become as much a part of the team’s storied tradition as anything else. Thursday night, one young Knicks fan eternally enshrined himself in the ridiculousness when the team selected...
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Kristaps Porzingis says he is not a soft European player

Kristaps Porzingis is out to prove that the New York Knicks knew what they were doing when they selected him No. 4 overall in the 2015 NBA draft. The Knicks took the Latvian 7-footer believing that his versatile game will translate well in the NBA. So does Porzingis. After being selected, Porzingis did an interview...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: New York Knicks Fans Wildly Boo Pick Of Kristaps Porzingis

New York Knicks fans are not happy. The franchise, unfortunately slotted with the fourth pick (despite having the second-worst record in the league) in this year’s NBA Draft, chose Latvian center Kristaps Porzingis over former college stars like Justise Winslow, Frank Kaminsky and Stanley Johnson. The decision, which certainly may not turn out to be the wrong one in the long run...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks fan posts No. 4 pick for sale on Craigslist

A creative mind with a lot of time to spare can create some wonderful things. That’s what an unnamed New York Knicks fans did while posting an ad to Craigslist on Tuesday. And it’s awesome: Talk about attention to detail. According to various reports, the Knicks are contemplating trading out of the fourth pick when the draft comes calling on Thursday. If so, this fan made...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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