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Shumpert Is Excited About Doing More On Offense Than “Standing …

Shumpert Is Excited About Doing More On Offense Than “Standing In The Corner”

dimemag.com Updated Aug 28 (4 days ago)
Iman Shumpert’s 2013-2014 was among the most disappointing in basketball. As trade rumors swirled around him from last season’s outset, the two-way prowess that made Shumpert one of the league’s most promising young wings the year before all but vanishe…
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  • J.R. Smith Says He’s “On Pace” To Be Among Best Shooters Ever; …

    J.R. Smith Says He’s “On Pace” To Be Among Best Shooters Ever; He’s Right

    dimemag.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)
    J.R. Smith doesn’t need to tell us that he has an inflated sense of his abilities. That’s been obvious since the talented but wildly inconsistent shooting guard was drafted as an 18 year-old high school graduate in 2004. It takes a “special” mindset to …
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  • J.R. Smith declares himself one of the greatest shooters in bas…

    J.R. Smith declares himself one of the greatest shooters in basketball history

    yahoo.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    I have a hard time interpreting J.R. Smith's Instagram account, but I'm pretty sure the Knicks guard just declared himself one of the greatest shooters in basketball history, which is ... interesting? "They said I wouldn't make it! I did! They said…
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  • Dick Bavetta’s Three Favorite NBA Crowds: L.A., New York, Bosto…

    Dick Bavetta’s Three Favorite NBA Crowds: L.A., New York, Boston

    dimemag.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    Recently retired NBA referee Dick Bavetta named his three favorite NBA crowds in an interview this week. In a lengthy chat with Steve Aschburner of NBA.com’s Hang Time Blog, Bavetta revealed his favorite NBA cities, best crowds and most memorable fans, …
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  • Knicks announce preseason schedule, will play three games at MS…

    Knicks announce preseason schedule, will play three games at MSG

    The Knicks have finally announced their preseason schedule, which consists of seven games against six Eastern Conference opponents throughout October.
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  • Dunk History: Michael Jordan embarrasses, like, all of the Knic…

    Dunk History: Michael Jordan embarrasses, like, all of the Knicks

    yahoo.com Aug 22
    As the summer wears on, with training camps and preseason play still off in (what feels like) the distant future, we turn our attention to the past. Join us as we while away a few late-summer moments recalling some of the most scintillating slams of yes…
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  • Carmelo Anthony eager for Knicks turnaround, believes they will…

    Carmelo Anthony eager for Knicks turnaround, believes they will make playoffs

    He wasn't suited up to play, but an optimistic Carmelo Anthony was on the hardwood on Thursday talking turnaround for the 2014 season.
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  • 'Melo says Knicks will 'absolutely' make playoffs, but Jim Boeh…

    '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…
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  • Sources: Knicks add vet assistant Cleamons

    Sources: Knicks add vet assistant Cleamons

    ESPN.com Aug 18
    The New York Knicks have added veteran Jim Cleamons to the coaching staff, a league source confirmed to ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne.
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  • Carmelo Anthony is taking $62 million of his new five-year deal…

    Carmelo Anthony is taking $62 million of his new five-year deal in advance payments

    yahoo.com Aug 15
    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…
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  • Phil Jackson drops $4.85M on Midtown pad

    Phil Jackson drops $4.85M on Midtown pad

    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.
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  • Mark Cuban On Mavs: “The Moves We Made Will Take Us To The Next…

    Mark Cuban On Mavs: “The Moves We Made Will Take Us To The Next Level”

    dimemag.com Aug 14
    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…
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  • ‘Melo Shed Weight To Helm Knicks’ Triangle Offense

    ‘Melo Shed Weight To Helm Knicks’ Triangle Offense

    dimemag.com Aug 14
    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…
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  • Knicks release 2014-15 NBA regular season schedule

    Knicks release 2014-15 NBA regular season schedule

    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.
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  • Utah Jazz close to deal with free-agent guard Toure' Murry

    Utah Jazz close to deal with free-agent guard Toure' Murry

    ESPN.com Aug 13
    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.
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  • Report: NBA’s Five-Game Christmas Day Schedule Is Finalized

    Report: NBA’s Five-Game Christmas Day Schedule Is Finalized

    dimemag.com Aug 13
    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…
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  • Carmelo Anthony, Knicks set to open NBA season against Bulls: s…

    Carmelo Anthony, Knicks set to open NBA season against Bulls: source

    Carmelo 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.
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  • Dime Q&A: Shaq On DeMarcus Cousins, Mastering The Triangle,…

    Dime Q&A: Shaq On DeMarcus Cousins, Mastering The Triangle, Sharknado & More

    dimemag.com Aug 12
    Yesterday, 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…
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  • Video - Metta World Peace Headed To The Philippines? 03:27

    Metta World Peace Headed To The Philippines?

    Aug 29
    Grantland boxing editor Rafe Bartholomew discusses Manny Pacquiao's interest in bringing Metta World Peace to the Philippine Basketball Association.
  • Video - 10 Must-See NBA Games 06:40

    10 Must-See NBA Games

    Aug 13
    Breaking down the ten of the best games in upcoming 2014-15 NBA season.
  • Video - Nets' Schedule Announced 02:08

    Nets' Schedule Announced

    Aug 13
    ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk previews the Nets' 2014-15 schedule.
  • Video - Knicks' Schedule Announced 01:56

    Knicks' Schedule Announced

    Aug 13
    ESPNNewYork.com's Ian Begley breaks down the Knicks' 2014-15 schedule.

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