Iman Shumpert

Iman Shumpert (L) and J.R. Smith (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Phil Jackson Dishes On J.R. Smith’s ‘Delinquent Behavior’ And ‘Gal’ Troubles

Knicks president gets into the nitty-gritty of his decision to trade Smith and Iman Shumpert to Cleveland in January.

07/21/2015

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ J.R. Smith, right, shoots against the Golden State Warriors during the first quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 16, 2015. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Former Knicks’ Contributions To NBA Finals Were As Bad As Advertised

If you need to know why LeBron James produced more offense for a team in the championship round than any in league history, just look at his most unsupportive, supporting cast.

06/17/2015

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors looks to shoot under pressure from J.R. Smith, Matthew Dellavedova and Timofey Mozgov of the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 2 of the 2015 NBA Finals on June 7, 2015 in Oakland, California. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Cavaliers Avoid Big Hole In NBA Finals With Good Old Fashioned Defense

With Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving out, by all rights the Cavaliers should be down two games instead of heading back to Cleveland with home-court advantage.

06/08/2015

J.R. Smith of the Cleveland Cavaliers goes for the jam against the New York Knicks on February 22, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Phil Jackson Rips Knicks After ‘Heartburn’-Inducing Loss

Sunday’s defeat to the Cavs was made even more embarrassing by a vicious alley-oop from Shumpert to Smith. Somebody get P-Jax an antacid — ASAP.

02/23/2015

Cleveland's Iman Shumpert shoots against the Knicks on Feb. 22, 2015. (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert Help Cavaliers Clobber Knicks

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving each scored 18 points, J.R. Smith had 17 and hooked up with Iman Shumpert on a dazzling dunk in their return to the New York, and the Cleveland Cavaliers crushed the Knicks 101-83 on Sunday.

02/23/2015

A view of Madison Square Garden before fans are admitted to the arena. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Dolan’s Knicks Are The Biggest Ripoff In Sports

It is fitting that the pro basketball team that calls Manhattan its home is as overpriced as the city itself. Sell your tickets, Knicks fans. Sell them quickly.

01/06/2015

Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith inactive against the Sacramento Kings on December 27, 2014 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks’ Cleansing Continues In Trade They Had To Make

The Knicks now have millions more in cap space. Phil Jackson could screw it all up by signing the wrong players, but he is giving himself the opportunity to build a team the way he wants.

01/06/2015

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Boomer & Carton: Phil Jackson ‘Wakes From His Slumber’ And Makes Some Moves

Boomer has been calling for a culture change with regards to the Knicks for a long time, so he was thrilled to see J.R. Smith go…

WFAN–01/06/2015

J.R. Smith (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Knicks Trade Guards J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert To Cavaliers

The Cavaliers have traded guard Dion Waiters to Oklahoma City and acquired guards J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert from the rebuilding New York Knicks in a three-team trade.

01/05/2015

The New York Knicks during the game against the Phoenix Suns on December 20, 2014 at Madison Square Garden (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Santa Schmeelk Hands Out His Annual Christmas Gifts To The Knicks

As the annual tradition goes, Santa Schmeelk is coming to town and presenting the Knicks with some gifts to help them get through this usually joyous, but now painful time of year.

12/24/2014

J.R. Smith (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Should Trade J.R. Smith For Anything With A Pulse

The Knicks should be jumping at a chance to trade him for anything with a pulse (or not) that has an expiring contract this season.

12/23/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Are Bordering On Irrelevance, But They Must Resist Panic Moves

Things are bad, and usually these types of circumstances prompt James Dolan to swoop in and do something ill-conceived.

12/04/2014

J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks takes a shot against the Dallas Mavericks on November 26, 2014 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Shooting Guard Has Become A Black Hole For Knicks

The Knicks’ shooting-guard position was supposed to be a strength this year, but so far it has been an absolute disaster.

12/02/2014

Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Minnesota Timberwolves shoots against the New York Knicks during the game on November 19, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: The Knicks Who Don’t Play ‘D’ Need To Sit Or Get Shipped Out Of Town

Pick your metaphor. The Knicks’ defense is a sinking ship. A dumpster fire. A nuclear wasteland. Nicolas Cage’s acting career. The president’s approval ratings. Take your pick, they all work.

11/20/2014

Knicks head coach Derek Fisher speaks to his team during practice at Madison Square Garden on October 26, 2014. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Dissecting Knicks’ Issues In The Triangle

There’s an adjustment that has to happen, but as coach Derek Fisher and president Phil Jackson have both said, the team isn’t making basketball plays when the system affords the opportunities.

11/12/2014

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