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New York Knicks: Looking back at the David Lee sign-and-trade

In this latest edition of New York Knicks Trade History, a look back at the sign-and-trade that sent David Lee to the Golden State Warriors in 2010. In 2010, the New York Knicks worked their way towards salary cap space for free agency. They built towards this for years, tearing down the roster to acquire […] New York Knicks: Looking back at the David Lee sign-and-trade - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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New York Knicks: Terry Rozier recalls nearly signing in free agency

Terry Rozier signed with the Charlotte Hornets; but before that, he was set to join the New York Knicks in free agency. Free agency filled a handful of needs for the New York Knicks; among them, they signed a point guard, Elfrid Payton, to fill the depth chart with Dennis Smith Jr., who arrived via […] New York Knicks: Terry Rozier recalls nearly signing in free agency - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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The New York Knicks are rebuilding the right way

Are the New York Knicks taking the proper course towards rebuilding? Minutes before the 6:00 p.m. start of free agency on June 30, 2019,  Kevin Durant announced on Instagram that he was taking his talents to the Brooklyn Nets. At 7:35 p.m. the same evening, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted this New York Knicks news: Free […] The New York Knicks are rebuilding the right way - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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NBA Legend Michael Jordan Influenced Terry Rozier To Choose Hornets Over Knicks In Free Agency

The departure of Kemba Walker in the 2019 NBA free agency has broken the hearts of lots of Charlotte Hornets’ fans, especially those people who believe that the All-Star point guard would be the man that could help them win their first NBA championship title. Luckily, the Hornets didn’t lose Walker as an unrestricted free agent without getting anything in return. In a sign-and-trade deal with the Boston Celtics, the Hornets managed to acquire Terry Rozier in exchange for Walker. In a recent interview with Jonathan Abrams of Bleacher Report, Terry Rozier revealed that the Hornets were...

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Elfrid Payton’s dad says his son chose Knicks ‘because of the fit’

Elfrid Payton’s dad says his son chose the New York Knicks in free agency “because of the fit.” Payton signed a two-year, $16 million deal with the Knicks in July. The second season is a team option. “He chose New York because of the fit,” Payton Sr. told Marc Berman of the New York Post. […] The post Elfrid Payton’s dad says his son chose Knicks ‘because of the fit’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Terry Rozier thought he was going to Knicks or Suns before Hornets’ Michael Jordan made offer

Charlotte Hornets point guard Terry Rozier found himself celebrating soon before the start of free agency, waking up to a call about from his agent saying the New York Knicks had made a substantial offer, soon celebrating the possibility of making The Big Apple his new home. But that feeling wouldn’t last long, as the […] The post Terry Rozier thought he was going to Knicks or Suns before Hornets’ Michael Jordan made offer appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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New York Knicks: Three potential opening night lineups for 2019-20

What group of players can the New York Knicks put together for the 2019-20 opening lineup? The New York Knicks finished free agency with a deep roster of talented and hungry NBA players. The common criticism of the players signed was they signed four power forwards, and honestly, that criticism is unfair considering the context: […] New York Knicks: Three potential opening night lineups for 2019-20 - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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The Knicks signed Lamar Peters to non-guaranteed deal

Photo by Michael Reaves/ See ya at training camp... and that’s about it. Last night the Knicks skipped a little stone out in the free agency pond by signing Mississippi State guard Lamar Peters. The jittery-quick lefty played with New York’s Summer League team in Las Vegas. Undrafted Mississippi State guard Lamar Peters has agreed to a non-guaranteed contract with the New York Knicks, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 12, 2019 He’ll certainly fit with the style of player the front office seems to covet. He tries to turn corners,...

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Former Bull Bobby Portis says Wendell Carter Jr. is ‘a hard worker’ who dedicates himself to the game

New York Knicks power forward Bobby Portis says Chicago Bulls center Wendell Carter Jr. is “a hard worker” who dedicates himself to the game. Portis and Carter were teammates last season on the Bulls before Chicago traded Portis to the Washington Wizards. Portis signed with the Knicks this summer in free agency. “He’s a hard […] The post Former Bull Bobby Portis says Wendell Carter Jr. is ‘a hard worker’ who dedicates himself to the game appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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New York Knicks: The 2008 Jamal Crawford trade that opened cap space

In the latest edition of New York Knicks Trade History, a look back at the one-for-one trade of Jamal Crawford for Al Harrington in 2008. When Donnie Walsh took over for Isiah Thomas atop the front office, it began the New York Knicks’ push towards 2010 free agency, which was set for LeBron James, Chris […] New York Knicks: The 2008 Jamal Crawford trade that opened cap space - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Rumor: Knicks still believe trading Kristaps Porzingis was the right move

Back in January, the New York Knicks decided to trade disgruntled star Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks, which allowed them to free up enough cap space to sign two superstars to max contracts in free agency. Obviously, their top targets didn’t choose another team, which left the front office with no choice but to […] The post Rumor: Knicks still believe trading Kristaps Porzingis was the right move appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Knicks roundtable: What was the head-scratching signing of free agency?

This latest New York Knicks Roundtable looks at the team’s head-scratching signing of the offseason. Free agency wrapped up long ago for the New York Knicks, with seven players arriving from the open market to improve the team and take them past a miserable record from 2018-19. The outlook is different, but did each of […] Knicks roundtable: What was the head-scratching signing of free agency? - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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NBA Rumors: Carmelo Anthony Almost Teamed Up With Derrick Rose On Chicago Bulls In 2014 Free Agency

Carmelo Anthony may be having a hard time finding a new team this summer but things were very different five years ago. In the 2014 NBA offseason, Anthony became one of the most coveted superstars on the free agency market after he opted out of his contract with the New York Knicks. After meeting with several NBA teams, Anthony ended up returning to the Knicks on a five-year contract. Many people were surprised by Carmelo Anthony’s decision to re-sign with the Knicks since before he made up his mind, rumors had been circulating that he would be joining the Chicago Bulls. In a recent...

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Where New York Knicks rank in projected team payroll for 2019-20

With free agency all but wrapped up, where do the New York Knicks rank in team payroll for the 2019-20 NBA season? Money was the conversation for the New York Knicks in the 2018-19 NBA season, at least with how much they had to spend in free agency. This opened via waiving and stretching Joakim […] Where New York Knicks rank in projected team payroll for 2019-20 - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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New York Knicks: Five reasons to love 2019 NBA free agency signings

The New York Knicks made seven signings in 2019 NBA free agency. What are reasons for fans to love what the team did this summer? The New York Knicks may have struck out on free agency’s top players, but they walked out with a chunk of the players available on the open market, given their […] New York Knicks: Five reasons to love 2019 NBA free agency signings - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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P&T interviews NBA trainer David Zenon

Photo by David Dow/NBAE via The emerging trainer expresses thoughts on Knicks’ youth movement, RJ’s potential, and proper player development. Sometimes a change of plans can be what is needed in order to make legitimate progress, especially in sports. I’m not saying this to appease any New York Knicks fans, who might still want feel negative about this offseason’s turn of events, but to offer some perspective. The Knicks, even with all of their failed hopes and dreams of having a “killer” draft and free agency, are still in the position to create a brighter future. This is...

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NBA Rumors: Knicks Would Have Considered Signing Carmelo Anthony If This Happened, Per ‘The Athletic’

With more than a month gone by since the start of free agency, Carmelo Anthony is still without a team. However, a new report suggests that the 10-time All-Star might have had a chance to reunite with one of his old teams, had they only been able to land a pair of superstar free agents earlier in the offseason. Citing a subscriber-only report from Shams Charania of The Athletic, CBS Sports wrote that a number of NBA executives doubt whether Anthony still has it in him to play in the league after last season’s abbreviated 10-game stint with the Houston Rockets. As further noted, two of the...

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New York Knicks: Trading for Bradley Beal is not Carmelo Anthony 2.0

Following an offseason that began with unprecedented expectations, yet resulted in massive disappointment, should the New York Knicks check in on the availability of Wizards star Bradley Beal? The New York Knicks are currently in need of a leader. The franchise anticipated before free agency that they would not attract the likes of Kevin Durant […] New York Knicks: Trading for Bradley Beal is not Carmelo Anthony 2.0 - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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NBA Rumors: Enes Kanter Reveals Why He Left Blazers For Celtics In 2019 Free Agency

After he was released by the New York Knicks, Enes Kanter was given an opportunity to play for a legitimate title contender when he signed by the Portland Trail Blazers. With Jusuf Nurkic out in the final games of the 2018-19 NBA season due to injury, Kanter played a significant role in Portland, especially in the postseason where he started 14 out of 16 games and averaged 11.4 points and 9.6 rebounds on 51.4 percent shooting from the field. After helping the Trail Blazers reach the Western Conference Finals, most people expected Enes Kanter to return to Portland for another season....

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New York Knicks: Ranking the team’s young assets

After the draft and free agency, how do the New York Knicks’ young assets rank? The New York Knicks have assembled a group of young assets. The list of players make it easier to swallow the tough pill that was losing out on Kevin Durant and other star free agents. Each player plays a different […] New York Knicks: Ranking the team’s young assets - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Knicks roundtable: Is the offseason a disappointment for not signing stars?

Part One of this New York Knicks offseason roundtable looks at if not signing any superstars makes free agency disappointing. With the Reggie Bullock signing earlier this month, the New York Knicks have seemingly wrapped up their offseason. This includes seven free-agent acquisitions to try to improve a 17-65 roster, which finished last in the […] Knicks roundtable: Is the offseason a disappointment for not signing stars? - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Bobby Portis says New York’s bench will be one of the best in the NBA

The New York Knicks failed miserably in their attempt to land any marquee free agents this summer after hyping up their off-season prior to free agency. Knicks fans are obviously not pleased with how their off-season turned out. However, newly-signed forward Bobby Portis remains positive about their upcoming 2019-20 campaign. In fact, he believes that […] The post Bobby Portis says New York’s bench will be one of the best in the NBA appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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NBA Rumors: DeAndre Jordan Reveals Why He Chose Nets Over Knicks In 2019 Free Agency

After acquiring him in a blockbuster deal with the Dallas Mavericks before the February NBA trade deadline, the New York Knicks have decided to keep DeAndre Jordan for the rest of the 2018-19 NBA season with the belief that his presence could help them attract superstars in the summer of 2019. The Knicks believed that having Jordan on their roster would give them a better chance of acquiring his close pal Kevin Durant in the 2019 NBA free agency. Jordan remains in New York, but instead of signing with the Knicks, he, Durant, and Kyrie Irving ended up forming “Big Three” on the Brooklyn...

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New York Knicks: DeAndre Jordan praises Nets culture in reason for move

DeAndre Jordan highlighted why he left the New York Knicks for the Brooklyn Nets in free agency. The New York Knicks let all of their own free agents leave this offseason for new destinations, including Emmanuel Mudiay to the Utah Jazz and Luke Kornet to the Chicago Bulls. The highest-profile player of the group was […] New York Knicks: DeAndre Jordan praises Nets culture in reason for move - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Bob Myers insists Golden State didn’t know Kevin Durant’s plans until hours before free agency opened

Kevin Durant’s departure from the Golden State Warriors in free agency was hardly a surprise. Rumors of his interest in leaving the Warriors this summer began surfacing after his debut season with Golden State, reaching a crescendo in February as the New York Knicks created double-max cap space and owner James Dolan publicly flapped about […] The post Bob Myers insists Golden State didn’t know Kevin Durant’s plans until hours before free agency opened appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Spencer Dinwiddie says his Twitter mentions are filled with ‘salty’ Knicks fans after Nets got Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant

Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie says his Twitter mentions are filled with “salty” New York Knicks fans after the Nets got Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant in free agency. All season long, Irving and Durant were rumored to be going to the Knicks. Dinwiddie, who hasn’t been shy to troll the Knicks on Twitter, says […] The post Spencer Dinwiddie says his Twitter mentions are filled with ‘salty’ Knicks fans after Nets got Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Knicks Notes, 07/26/19: WORKOUT SZN is underway

Photo by AnnetteGrant/NBAE via Get ripped. We’re in the dog days of NBA summer — Summer League has been over for a while now, and the rush of free agency has ended. You know what that means, right? It’s time for WORKOUT SZN! We begin with with four of the Knicks’ recently-signed free agents: Elfrid Payton, Bobby Portis, Julius Randle and Taj Gibson. The quartet is working out together in LA with Knicks fitness guru Mubarak Malik, and they are recording it for the ‘gram. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Julius Randle...

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New York Knicks: Complete grades for the 2019 NBA offseason

The New York Knicks had a busy 2019 NBA offseason. We hand out some grades for the moves that they made in the 2019 NBA Draft and in free agency. The New York Knicks came into the 2019 offseason with high aspirations. Armed with the most cap space in the NBA and tied for the […] New York Knicks: Complete grades for the 2019 NBA offseason - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

Kawhi might have killed a Lakers dynasty by not joining LeBron and AD - Rob Perez | The Jump

Rob Perez aka @WorldWideWob joins Rachel Nichols, Brian Windhorst and Amin Elhassan to talk Twitter during a frenzied 2019 NBA free agency, takeaways from 2019 NBA Summer League and what it means for New York Knicks top pick RJ Barrett, and list off the b

Kevin Durant ditches No. 35, plans to wear No. 7 for the Nets | High Noon

Bomani Jones and Pablo Torre react to Kevin Durant swapping his jersey number and weigh in on how New York Knicks fans should feel about losing out on KD and Kyrie Irving in free agency. ✔

Spencer Dinwiddie talks KD-Kyrie to the Nets, flames Knicks fans | The Jump

Spencer Dinwiddie joins Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Amin Elhassan on The Jump to weigh in on Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving’s decision to join the Brooklyn Nets in free agency and make fun of New York Knicks fans. #TheJump ✔