New York Knicks forward Andrea Bargnani has been ruled out of the FIBA Eurobasket Tournament. Bargnani has been suffering from pneumonia.
The Knicks announced two of their first moves of the offseason on Wednesday, the first day signings could become official under NBA rules.
J.R. Smith is far from the perfect player, but the Knicks have no choice but to sign him. If J.R. wants to bolt to a bad team for more money, he can.
The Knicks are often too quick to trade away first round picks, since that is the best way for a team to acquire cheap assets. Picks are one of the most valuable NBA assets.
The Knicks and Toronto Raptors are discussing a trade to bring the former No. 1 pick to New York — and it sounds pretty close to a done deal.
Camby says he may have to evaluate his options if he’s traded to the Toronto Raptors in a package for former No. 1 pick Andrea Bargnani.
Big changes are not coming now. They are two years away. They do have to get better, but that will be incremental, not dramatic. The Knicks are Melo’s team, and right now, that’s a good thing.
All it will take for the Knicks is for someone to hit some shots early. Shooting can be contagious, and the Knicks have all been wearing FEMA suits the past couple of weeks.
Here’s the deal: unless Carmelo Anthony, J.R. Smith and Tyson Chandler get going, the Knicks aren’t going to win anything.
A sick feeling is emanating through the Knicks. The offense is struggling, their playoff hopes teetering and key players are missing practice.
Carmelo Anthony isn’t letting a sore shoulder get in his way when the Knicks square off against the Pacers on Sunday
Basketball aside, this will be the Celtics’ first home game since the terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon. Emotions will be flowing and the crowd will be as into a basketball game as can be imagined.
Kenyon Martin started in place of Tyson Chandler, who is dealing with a bulging disk. Martin, who came into the game nursing a sore left knee, suffered an ankle injury after coming down with a rebound early in the fourth quarter.
The Knicks were out to make a statement on Sunday, and they did it by beating Oklahoma City — one of the top three teams in the NBA — in their building.
When the Knicks struggle, they aren’t moving the basketball. What are Prigioni’s two strengths? He plays defense and moves the basketball.