NBA Free Agency
Clearly on the downside of his career at age 38, Camby still provides a lot of value for the Knicks off the bench. He averaged nine rebounds in only 23 minutes, good enough for one of the best rates in the NBA.
Now that the Knicks have lost out on their top free agent, they will have to rely largely on internal improvement and progress to make that next step in becoming a championship-contending team.
Deron Williams is set to meet with the two finalists for his services — The Brooklyn Nets and Dallas Mavericks on Monday. The winner might also land Jason Kidd.
In a creative — yet highly unconventional — way of displaying their fondness for the three-time NBA All-Star, the Nets sent a truck to sit outside Williams’ Manhattan apartment. The facade of the truck read “HAPPY BIRTHDAY DERON! From your Brooklyn family.”
An arbitrator has granted point guard Jeremy Lin his Early Bird Rights, according to The New York Times. The decision will help give New York more latitude once the free-agency period kicks off on July 1st.
“The Knicks are a great franchise and I live in New York City [each summer], so I’d definitely consider them if they were interested,” the eight-time NBA All-Star recently said at a promotional appearance in Manhattan.
Free-agent point guard and future Hall of Famer Jason Kidd told reporters recently that while he’s open to re-signing with the Mavericks, he could also see a scenario in which he joins forces with current Nets superstar Deron Williams.
Despite his protestations otherwise, Stern’s decision to veto the first Chris Paul trade to the Los Angeles Lakers was as much about image as his decision six years ago to outlaw baggy pants and hats worn sideways.
A person familiar with the situation says Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard has formally requested a trade.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Magic spokesman Joel Glass says the team has granted New Jersey, Dallas and the L.A. Lakers permission to talk to Dwight Howard’s agent Dan Fegan to discuss possible trades. Howard denied […]
For the second straight year, the New Jersey Nets opened training camp with rumors of a possible trade for an All-Star.
After landing Amar’e Stoudemire, the Knicks offseason won’t be labeled a complete failure. But they have to figure out how to land LeBron James in order to make it a home run. The world knows […]
There are a lot of very giddy Knicks fans out there today and rightfully so. Amar’e Stoudemire is the best player to be on the Knicks roster since Patrick Ewing. Since getting drafted in 2002, […]