Sources told Yahoo! Sports on Monday that there is “no chance” the Knicks trade free agent-to-be Carmelo Anthony by the Feb. 20 deadline. Let’s face the facts: even with Anthony, the Knicks are a mediocre basketball team in a horrendous Atlantic Division. [Read more…]
As the February 21st NBA trade deadline looms over All-Star weekend, there is no shortage of news and rumors around the league. We’ll take a look at which teams have the ammunition to make major moves before next weeks deadline, which players can be on the move, and everything else happening in the league today. [Read more…]
Metta World Peace has never been the most logical player in the NBA. We all know he has a long history of media moments, and Sunday is just another one on the list. Early on Sunday, before the Knicks 1:00 PM game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, World Peace spoke to the media about Saturday night’s incident involving Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart. [Read more…]
Andrew Bynum is going to spend the next several weeks getting into shape and waving a towel for the NBA-leading Indiana Pacers, who have no plans to rush him into action after signing him last week. Is that a plan that makes sense? In this interview with Jody MacDonald of CBS Sports radio, we debated that question — and I weighed in with the opinion that it is better to have a third option at center behind Roy Hibbert and Ian Mahinmi than to sit
Only a week out from All-Star Weekend in New Orleans beginning on February 14th, there has been one looming question heading in: who will replace Kobe Bryant on the Western Conference roster? New NBA commissioner, Adam Silver, answered that question today. To nobody’s surprise he picked the hometown favorite, and well deserving Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans. More from USA Today’s Sam Amick: [Read more…]
It now seems only a matter of days before Mike Woodson becomes the first coach fired in the 2013-14 NBA season. As reported by our New York-based columnist, Michael Scotto, Woodson and his assistants are expecting to lose their jobs by the All-Star break, with Herb Williams taking over for the remainder of the season. What could prevent it from happening? It might take a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on the road Sunday to keep the axe from falling. Why is it happening?
Mike Woodson and several assistant coaches on his staff fear they will be fired by the All-Star break, multiple league sources tell SheridanHoops.com. Herb Williams is the leading candidate to replace Woodson on an interim basis for the remainder of the season as The Bergen Record first reported. Sources say the All-Star break would be the ideal time for the Knicks to make a midseason change, if they elect to do so. The move would allow a new assistant coaching staff and
Prior to the New York Knicks’ game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, Tyson Chandler was ambitious about where his team could end up by the end of the regular season. Despite holding a 19-28 record, the center believed the Knicks still had a chance to end up with the third seed of the Eastern Conference, which is currently held by the Atlanta Hawks (25-21). Here is Chandler’s quote from Ian Begley of ESPN NY: Obviously, we didn’t come in expecting to