1. Are New York Knicks Closer to NBA Title Contention Than We Think?

    Professional athletes tend to avoid being overtly political. But that doesn't stop them from talking like a politician...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 day ago 21,938 reads 140 comments

  2. Why Phil Jackson's Old Players Don't Make Sense for NY Knicks' Future

    Try as one might to idealize Phil Jackson and the impact his guile and stately charm have on the New York Knicks , there has always been one drawback to employing his basketball ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 days ago 24,410 reads 43 comments

  3. Has Phil Jackson Given New York Knicks Enough Assets for Blockbuster Trade?

    Something about the New York Knicks is different. No, it's not the famed triangle offense head coach Derek Fisher and team president Phil Jackson began implementing during summer league play...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 7 days ago 41,016 reads 164 comments

  4. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Free Agents, Trades, Amnesty Bidding and More

    As it pertains to NBA rosters, only the supporting-cast members and details are left to be determined. The megastars have found homes, and now the secondary players are filling the jobs as role players...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 14 days ago 10,214 reads 0 comments

  5. Updated Long-Term Plan for New York Knicks

    With Carmelo Anthony back with the New York Knicks , the long-term planning can finally begin. Whereas before the future of the team was up in the air, the Knicks now have a star ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 15 days ago 4,704 reads 20 comments

  6. In Return to Knicks, Carmelo Chooses Best Money Over Best Chance at NBA Title

    Carmelo Anthony recommitted to New York over the weekend, with his own neatly crafted statement and his own warm-and-fuzzy narrative—though without any explicit insight into his thought process...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 16 days ago 213,754 reads 1169 comments

  7. Carmelo Anthony Didn't Just Follow the Money, He Followed Phil Jackson

    He’d never leave $30 million on the table. For all fearful fans festooned to their Twitter feeds in the days leading up to Carmelo Anthony ’s announcement, this was the line on which you hung your hat...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 16 days ago 8,586 reads 90 comments

  8. Is Phil Jackson Already an Elite NBA Executive?

    Phil Jackson has gone through the later stages of his NBA career with the "Zen Master" moniker attached to him at the hip, but it's time to add a new descriptive phrase—elite NBA executive...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 16 days ago 9,749 reads 58 comments

  9. Report Card Grades for NY Knicks' 2014 Offseason so Far

    The last time that Phil Jackson was a member of the New York Knicks , he was not known for being a "Zen Master" or for having more championship rings than fingers...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 19 days ago 24,023 reads 64 comments

  10. Phil Jackson Proving His Worth as Melo Returns to Knicks

    Carmelo Anthony believes in Phil Jackson. That was the quote that floated around Wednesday when Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reported that, "barring a last-second change of heart," Anthony would return to the New York Knicks ...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 19 days ago 1,418 reads 2 comments

  11. Knicks Rumors: Phil Jackson's Fire Sale Best Course of Action in New York

    Phil Jackson has a master plan in New York, and it won't be dictated by the actions of Carmelo Anthony...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 19 days ago 10,124 reads 1 comments

  12. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Kevin Love, Carmelo Anthony, More

    With max deals flying left and right with reckless abandon, the NBA rumor mill is in full swing. Nothing is sacred during this time...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 22 days ago 5,938 reads 1 comments

  13. Can Phil Jackson Make NY Knicks a Player in Free Agency?

    When the New York Knicks brought in Phil Jackson to run things, the hope was that he could strengthen their wait-and-see approach. Turns out Jackson doesn't like waiting very much...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 22 days ago 20,190 reads 45 comments

  14. Will Phil Jackson's NY Knicks Legacy Be Defined by Carmelo Anthony's Decision?

    It wasn't very difficult to understand the New York Knicks ' thinking when they added Phil Jackson to spearhead the front office in March: The team was a mess...

    John Dorn Written by John Dorn about 25 days ago 4,700 reads 9 comments

  15. NY Knicks' 2014 NBA Free-Agency Primer: What You Need to Know

    Think of the craziness that would ensue during a night out on the town with J.R. Smith . Now multiply that craziness by 10, and you're looking at the 2013-14 NBA offseason...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 30 days ago 17,480 reads 22 comments

  16. What Is Carmelo Anthony Really Looking For?

    When NBA players talk about free agency, it’s typically in laudatory terms: freedom of movement, the thrill of fielding offers and—perhaps most of all—having one’s talents validated...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 month ago 85,815 reads 472 comments