Knicks Notes: So Close, Yet So Far

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, again. This has been the tale of the tape for the Knicks this season. Last night’s loss to the Raptors marked the 13th game in which they’ve been defeated by 5 points or less. They seem to be so close, but yet so far. We’ve gone from

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Knicks Notes: Episode 1

Ho-hum, the world is falling! We’re all doomed and Armageddon is here! Derrick Rose disappears, the team is collapsing and these are the Knicks of old. I’ve been yearning to fire up a Knicks specific thread (starting with this here Episode 1) for a while now, and what a perfect time. The Knicks have lost

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The New York Knicks won’t benefit from Derrick Rose “hero” ball

The New York Knicks took a tough loss at the hands of the Atlanta Hawks last night. It was an eventful roller coaster that included an early Carmelo Anthony ejection, overtime, and three missed late free throws to send the game into double-overtime. Although the Anthony-less Knicks fought hard to stay in the game, I

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Derrick Rose: Comeback Player of the Year?

Prior to the season few thought that Derrick Rose would stay healthy enough or be capable enough to do anything significant with the New York Knicks. In a somewhat surprising trade with the Chicago Bulls this summer, the Knicks acquired the former NBA MVP in hopes of solving a point guard problem that has plagued

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Were there any risks behind Phil Jackson’s signings?

The New York Knicks are one of the headlines that people will be watching this season. Phil Jackson made a wave during the offseason signing some well known names to add to this Knicks squad. Many people have various opinions of this team simply because they know health is a factor and chemistry is something

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Predicting the 2016-17 New York Knicks Opening Night Roster

With training camps and preseason games underway, I could not be more excited that the NBA is back. More importantly, it is time for New York Knicks basketball. While there are a fair amount of guaranteed roster spots there is a still a few roster selections that are up for grabs. The training camp roster

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Are the New York Knicks contenders?

Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks management team made some big off-season moves over the summer. Some good and some not so good depending on who you talk to. Those moves included acquiring Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah, and Courtney Lee. Three veteran guys that are very talented and looking to make an impact immediately.

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Knicks could be taking a risk going after Joakim Noah

Ever since they traded away their starting center in return for a point guard in Derrick Rose, the Knicks have been on the search for a new center to hold down the lane. Two names that have been linked to the Knicks during the free agency period are Dwight Howard and Joakim Noah. According to reports,

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New York Knicks fans should not complain about the Derrick Rose trade

Phil Jackson and the rest of the New York Knicks management pulled off a great trade yesterday, acquiring Derrick Rose and other assets from the Chicago Bulls for Robin Lopez, Jerian Grant and Jose Calderon. The Bulls are sending Derrick Rose, Justin Holiday and a 2017 2nd-round pick for Robin Lopez, Jerian Grant and Jose

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Bulls Need To Move On From Rose and Butler Backcourt

People were very excited for this past season for the Chicago Bulls. Most thought this would be the year that Derrick Rose would come back even better after his injuries because he would a proven shooting guard to go along with him, Jimmy Butler.  Usually when you have two players of Rose and Butler’s caliber,

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