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.
The Knicks will be sending Marcus Camby, Steve Novak and several picks including the 2016 first round draft pick.
George Karl is following general manager Masai Ujiri out of Denver. But the Nets, who are without a head coach, are apparently not interested in contacting Karl.
Nets snap four-game winning streak and remain two games behind the third-place Pacers in the Eastern Conference.
When the Knicks signed Kenyon Martin last month, they hoped the veteran big man might help them with a playoff push. Left short-handed by a rash of frontcourt injuries, the Knicks are suddenly counting on Martin more than they ever imagined.
Knicks coach Mike Woodson didn’t mince words when asked what went wrong for his team in the final minute of Friday night’s narrow loss to Toronto. “I thought our shot selection was awful,” Woodson said.
No big shots from Rudy Gay on this night. He hardly made any shots at all. Neither did Carmelo Anthony, bothered by what he called a dead arm after being hit in the biceps early in the game. Toronto won the battle of supporting casts, and the game.
Brook Lopez had 22 points and nine rebounds, Joe Johnson and Deron Williams each scored 21 points, and the Nets extended their season-high winning streak to seven games with a 113-106 victory over Toronto on Tuesday night.
Since last February, the Knicks have explored multiple ways of dealing away Amar’e Stoudemire.
Joe Johnson scored 23 points, Andray Blatche had 14 points and nine rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets beat Toronto 94-88 Wednesday night, snapping a season-high five-game losing streak.
The Nets’ opening night win at Barclays Center was a big step forward for the revitalized franchise.
The Nets opened the Barclays Center in winning fashion as they defeated the Toronto Raptors 107-100.
With the NBA season kicking off on Wednesday, here’s my preview and ranking predictions for the 2012-2013 NBA season. This is how I see the Eastern Conference breaking down, and my season award winners.