KNICKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Knicks’ ideal Jax replacement is a pipe dream worth pursuing

Maybe, just maybe, if the Knicks can pull this off, they will be the ones committing highway robbery and doing the fleecing. Toronto’s Masai Ujiri is emerging as the hoped-for candidate for the Knicks to replace Phil Jackson. After three years of Knicks wandering in the wilderness under a great coach but dreadful executive, Ujiri...
Via New York Post
23 minutes ago

WATCH: After New York Knicks part ways with Phil Jackson, what's next?

New York Knicks beat writer Stefan Bondy and SNY's Daily News Live panel discuss Knicks owner James Dolan's decision to relieve Phil Jackson of his duties as the team's president, and talk about what will happen next.
Via SNY
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Did Kristaps Porzingis just make Knicks peace offering?

Now that Phil Jackson is out the door, Kristaps Porzingis is back on board with the Knicks. At least, that’s what a quick glance at the young Latvian star’s social media accounts indicate. At 9:31 a.m. Wednesday, the Knicks issued a press release to announce they were parting ways with their president of basketball operations....
Via New York Post
2 hours ago

New York Knicks: Firing Phil Jackson was the right move at the wrong time

The New York Knicks mutually agreed to part ways with team president Phil Jackson. The decision was necessary, but it was made at the wrong time. Early Wednesday morning, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported that the New York Knicks were weighing the future of Phil Jackson. While it was an exciting update, it immediately escalated to the fact that […] New York Knicks...
Via Daily Knicks
3 hours ago

Report: Chris Paul ‘despises’ Doc Rivers, had issues with treatment of son Austin

Chris Paul’s departure from the Los Angeles Clippers came as a shock publicly, but if one report is true, it wouldn’t have been a surprise privately.ESPN’s Michael Eaves shared several alleged reasons that Paul left the Clippers, generally boiling it down to CP3 having a fallout with coach and team president Doc Rivers over the treatment of son Austin Rivers.According to Eaves...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Rumors: Pros and Cons of pursuing Jeff Teague in free agency

The New York Knicks reportedly share mutual interest with free agent point guard Jeff Teague. Should the Knicks pursue the polarizing point guard? The New York Knicks are undergoing significant changes as the 2017 period of free agency nears. Phil Jackson has been relieved of his duties as team president, and free agents are beginning […] Knicks Rumors: Pros and Cons of pursuing...
Via Daily Knicks
4 hours ago

Report: Rockets think they’ll land Paul George or Carmelo Anthony

The NBA world was abuzz Wednesday morning with news that the Los Angeles Clippers were trading All-Star guard Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets.It’s a move that definitely shakes up the dynamic of the Western Conference behind the defending champion Golden State Warriors.But even with Paul’s presence on the Rockets, we’re not anywhere near ready to indicate that they’re close...
Via Sportsnaut
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jackson ‘laughing with confidants’ about fleecing Dolan

Phil Jackson got paid a lot of money as president of the New York Knicks, and apparently that was a source of amusement for the Zen Master. Not only that, but according to Stephen A. Smith of ESPN, Jackson shared his amusement with friends. So, just how much money did he earn? Dolan finally fired Jackson Wednesday morning, and for good reason. We’ve previously covered Jackson’s...
Via Sportsnaut
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Top 5 options to replace Phil Jackson

The New York Knicks have reportedly parted ways with team president Phil Jackson. Who should owner James Dolan hire as the next lead executive? The New York Knicks have officially announced that a new era has arrived. The organization spent three seasons under the watch of team president Phil Jackson, amassing a record of 80-166 […] New York Knicks: Top 5 options to replace Phil...
Via Daily Knicks
9 hours ago

Carmelo Anthony targeting Cavaliers if Knicks buy him out

Carmelo Anthony has his heart set on the Cleveland Cavaliers.Anthony hasn’t officially split from the New York Knicks yet, of course. But it seems like an obvious conclusion to come to given the drama around him and the franchise.Keith Britton of 923 The Fan seemed to confirm this in a conversation with ESPN’s Chris Haynes: We’ve noted in the past the Cavaliers already have...
Via The Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: James Dolan considering firing Phil Jackson

Phil Jackson’s future with the New York Knicks is reportedly in question.The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported late Tuesday that Knicks owner James Dolan is considering firing Jackson, who has served as team president for three seasons.Woj says Dolan is concerned about Jackson’s plans to lead the Knicks considering the team president was entertaining trades for Kristaps...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Knicks want to re-sign Derrick Rose and continue ruining a promising franchise

Very rarely do the  New York Knicks make sensible moves, so it was no surprise to see ESPN’s Ian Begley report that they are interested in re-signing Derrick Rose. But the Knicks haven’t gone all-in on the former MVP yet: The Knicks’ interest in the point guard is dependent on several factors, including his health and his asking price. We’ll see how much cash president Phil...
Via The Comeback
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni cracked a Knicks’ joke in his Coach of the Year acceptance speech

Mike D’Antoni’s four-year tenure in New York nearly ruined his career. With him as head coach, the Knicks won more than 32 just once, and that was when they got swept in the first round of the playoffs by the Celtics in 2011. After another failed stint with the Lakers, D’Antoni resurrected his career with the Rockets this season, posting a 55-27 record, turning James Harden...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michael Rapaport talks Big3 and the Knicks pick of Ntilikina

Actor and New York Knicks fan Michael Rapaport talks up Ice Cube's Big3 Tournament, and shares some rare positive thoughts about the Knicks after they took French point guard Frank Ntilikina in the NBA Draft.
Via SNY
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Charles Oakley talks Big3 and New York Knicks

SNY's Taylor Rooks talks to Charles Oakley about his thoughts on the Big3, and asks him what he thinks about the New York Knicks and the NBA draft.
Via SNY
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What is New York Knicks’ president Phil Jackson doing?

Phil Jackson has to go, and it’s that simple. I was shocked to find out that this man has already been president of the New York Knicks for three years. I know he signed a five year deal, but he has already created more than five year’s worth of chaos and drama for this historic ball club. Jackson signed a five year deal back in 2014, and entering his fourth year as president...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks attempted to move Joakim Noah with Kristaps Porzingis

The New York Knicks have one of the most valuable trade assets in the entire NBA. Shockingly, president Phil Jackson and Co. put star forward Kristaps Porzingis on the trade block leading up to the draft this week.While Porzingis wasn’t moved during the draft, there’s still a chance he could be traded this summer.We already know that the Knicks are asking for a huge bounty in...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Dolan will perform in concert instead of watching NBA Draft

The New York Knicks continue to be a big joke in the NBA, which is amazing on so many levels. Knicks owner James Dolan will keep that theme going Thursday night as he apparently will not even be focusing on the NBA Draft. Instead, Dolan and his band will be performing on stage for fans of his acoustic stylings. Dolan serves as both the lead singer and guitarist for the band, JD ...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid sends funny tweet to recruit Kristaps Porzingis to Sixers

The Knicks are shopping Kristaps Porzingis, and Joel Embiid is doing all he can — social media-wise — to bring him to the Sixers. Knicks president Phil Jackson — continuing his effort to singlehandedly destroy the Knicks franchise — announced that the team was taking calls for Porzingis on Wednesday. The video went viral soon after as Jackson continued to hammer home how...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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