'Melo says Knicks will 'absolutely' make playoffs, but Jim Boeheim says he'd be better off with Bulls
Carmelo Anthony might not think the New York Knicks are going to vie for a championship this season, but he does expect to return to postseason play. Fred Kerber of the New York Post caught up with the $124 million man prior to a Monday workout, and the…Upvote Share Tweet
Sources: Knicks add vet assistant CleamonsESPN.com Aug 18 (yesterday)The New York Knicks have added veteran Jim Cleamons to the coaching staff, a league source confirmed to ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne.Upvote Share Tweet
Carmelo Anthony is taking $62 million of his new five-year deal in advance paymentsyahoo.com Aug 15 (4 days ago)In July, free agent Carmelo Anthony ended months of speculation and opted to return to the New York Knicks on a new five-year deal. While the seven-time All-Star claimed to be interested in winning and not money (only to say later he doesn't think the K…Upvote Share Tweet
Phil Jackson drops $4.85M on Midtown padnydailynews.com Aug 15 (4 days ago)Newly-appointed Knicks president Phil Jackson is putting his $60 million contract to good use. The former Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers coach turned exec has dropped $4.85 million on a flashy Midtown apartment.Upvote Share Tweet
Mark Cuban On Mavs: “The Moves We Made Will Take Us To The Next Level”dimemag.com Aug 14 (6 days ago)The Dallas Mavericks were very busy this summer. They re-acquired Tyson Chandler in a trade with the Knicks, and were able to get Chandler Parsons to sign a three-year offer sheet that the Rockets declined to match. Where exactly they stand in the Weste…Upvote Share Tweet
‘Melo Shed Weight To Helm Knicks’ Triangle Offensedimemag.com Aug 14 (6 days ago)Earlier this week Carmelo Anthony posted a picture of himself to Instagram looking noticeably more trim with a leaner face that resembled the man who came out of Syracuse a National Champion in 2003. The New York Post reports the move to drop what is re…Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Aug 13 (6 days ago)The expected top two teams in the Eastern Conference – the one that Carmelo Anthony turned down and the one that once again features LeBron James -- will be the first opponents for the Knicks to begin the 2014-15 season.Upvote Share Tweet
Utah Jazz close to deal with free-agent guard Toure' MurryESPN.com Aug 13 (6 days ago)The Utah Jazz are closing in on a deal to sign free-agent guard Toure Murry away from the New York Knicks, according to NBA front-office sources.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 13 (7 days ago)The 2014-2015 regular season schedule will be released live on NBA TV at 9:00 ET later today. But why wait that long to find out the slate of games on what’s become the league’s marquee day? Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Washington Wizar…Upvote Share TweetCarmelo Anthony, who nearly jumped ship to join the Chicago Bulls in July, won't have to wait long to see Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Tom Thibodeau again.Upvote Share Tweet
Dime Q&A: Shaq On DeMarcus Cousins, Mastering The Triangle, Sharknado & Moredimemag.com Aug 12Yesterday, Shaquille O’Neal was at Rucker Park to promote the re-release of the Reebok Shaq Attaq IV and to act as a celebrity coach. In a wide-ranging interview, Shaq discussed his role as minority owner of the Sacramento Kings, DeMarcus Cousins, how h…Upvote Share Tweet
David Stern, on reaction to LeBron James' 2010 Decision: 'I thought the world was being horribly unfair to him'yahoo.com Aug 11In the end, the summer of 2010 turned out to be a teachable moment for all of us. The Knicks learned not to sign a guy with an uninsured bad back and knees. The Chicago Bulls learned that Carlos Boozer was not quite the low post scorer that central cast…Upvote Share Tweet
Comedian Creates NBA Team Names By Word Association. Now, There Are Logos.dimemag.com Aug 11Last week, comedian Joe Mande decided to change the name of every NBA team based on the first thing he could think of for each city. He’s posted them all on his website. Here’s a sampling of what he came up with: Atlanta Stripclubs, Brooklyn Bloggers, C…Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Aug 8Mark Warkentien, the Knicks Director of Player Personnel, has re-signed with the club after nearly taking a similar position with the Memphis Grizzlies, the Daily News has learned.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 8It was supposed to be Alonzo Mourning’s year. It was the summer of 2000, and Michael Jordan had long since gone away. The Knicks had traded Patrick Ewing, and embraced a rebuilding plan of sorts. The Indiana Pacers had made the Finals the season before,…Upvote Share Tweet
10 Must-See NBA GamesAug 13Breaking down the ten of the best games in upcoming 2014-15 NBA season.
Nets' Schedule AnnouncedAug 13ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk previews the Nets' 2014-15 schedule.
Knicks' Schedule AnnouncedAug 13ESPNNewYork.com's Ian Begley breaks down the Knicks' 2014-15 schedule.
Cavs Not the FavoritesAug 11The ESPN Summer Forecast, historically very accurate, calls LeBron's Cavaliers the East favorites, but David Thorpe is picking the Bulls.
Rose sits out practice, expected to play Wed.Aug 19Derrick Rose sat out his second consecutive day of practice Tuesday but is still expected to play for Team USA in its exhibition game Wednesday night against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
Final Team USA roster cut could come by ThursdayAug 18Final cuts to the Team USA roster for the FIBA World Cup could come as soon as Thursday, according to USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo.
International play 'perfect setting' for second NBA comeback of Chicago Bu…Aug 17Some ask whether international play is necessary for Derrick Rose. The answer is a resounding yes, according to an expert who suggests it's "the perfect setting" for his comeback.
Sources: Marion elects to sign with CavaliersAug 17Free-agent forward Shawn Marion has committed to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to league sources.