Newsday's Al Iannazzone takes you inside the Knicks.
The NBA released the schedule tonight and here are some notable games, stats regarding the Knicks:
* They open up at Brooklyn against the Nets in a TNT game.
* They play 32 games on TNT, ABC, ESPN and NBA TV
* They open the season with four games in five nights and close the season with 13 of their last 22 on the road.
* They play Jeremy Lin on Nov. 23 in Houston, and he...Read more »
The Knicks made it official Wednesday and signed versatile defensive-minded shooting guard Ronnie Brewer.
Brewer got a one-year deal for roughly $1 million. He gives the Knicks 14 players under contract. Thirteen have guaranteed deals. Forward Chris Copeland is non-guaranteed.
Here is part of the release the Knicks sent out on Brewer: Brewer, 6-7, 227-pounds, holds career averages of...Read more »
Amar'e Stoudemire said the only thing that's going to cut it next season is a title.
"Anything less than a championship," the power forward said on MSG Thursday during Knicks' Summer League broadcast from Las Vegas, "is a waste of a season."
Stoudemire, looking leaner, said he's down to 245 pounds and has been training two times a day since May. He said he's strong,...Read more »
Former Knick Jeremy Lin released a statement today through the Houston Rockets.
Here it is:
“I loved this past year with the Knicks and truly appreciate the opportunity that New York gave me. The way the fans fully embraced me and our team was something I’ll always cherish forever. It was an extraordinary and unforgettable time that was easily the best year of my life. Now I am excited...Read more »
Carmelo Anthony called the contract Jeremy Lin received from Houston “ridiculous,” and sounded as if he understood if the Knicks don’t match it.
Anthony is the Knicks most influential player, but he said he has no knowledge of what the Knicks will do. After they acquired Raymond Felton from Portland in a sign-and-trade it is appearing less likely that the Knicks will match Lin’s three-year,...Read more »
The Knicks officially added Jason Kidd and Steve Novak today.
Kidd signed a three-year deal for the taxpayer midlevel, starting at $3.09 million and Novak re-signed with the Knicks on a four-year, $15 million contract.
Yesterday the Knicks acquired Marcus Camby in a sign-and-trade with Houston, re-signed J.R. Smith and inked athletic forward James White. They also agreed on a one-year...Read more »
LAS VEGAS – Carmelo Anthony would have liked to see Jeremy Lin play on the U.S. Select Team.
“Going against the best players and a team that gets after it every single day, it definitely would have helped him,” Anthony said.
Lin withdrew from the squad that has been practicing against the U.S. Olympic team the past six days here because of his contract status. He could have gone up against...Read more »
The Knicks made their first of what will be many moves on the first day teams can announce the signing and acquisition of players.
Athletic swingman James White signed a one-year deal for the league minimum. Jason Kidd, Steve Novak, J.R. Smith and Marcus Camby are forthcoming.
Here is part of the release the Knicks sent: White, 6-7, 200-pounds, spent the past three seasons playing overseas...Read more »
Here is the press release from the NBA regarding the salary cap for next season:
The National Basketball Association today announced that the Salary Cap for the 2012-13 season will be $58.044 million.
The tax level for the 2012-13 season has been set at $70.307 million. Any team whose team salary exceeds that figure will pay a $1 tax for each $1 by which it exceeds $70.307 million.
The...Read more »
It was a busy day yesterday for the Knicks as they came to terms with three players – Steve Novak, Marcus Camby and J.R. Smith.
These deals can't be official until tomorrow, when the NBA moratorium for signing or trading players is over.
The Smith agreement was reached well after midnight on the East Coast. He will sign a two-year deal, starting at $2.8 million for the upcoming season....Read more »