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Knicks Select Kostas Papanikolaou With 48th Pick

With the 48th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the New York Knicks selected Kostas Papanikolaou from Greece. The Knicks did not have a pick in the first round, so their sole selection was the man from Greece. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6qurAC4BVw The Knicks may not have his services for some time as he will come to New York in a couple of years. The young player has a world of talent, but the Knicks ...

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Anthony: “Time is Coming” For Knicks to Win Title

The New York Knicks were ousted out of the 2012 NBA Playoffs in the first round by the Miami Heat in five games, the same team that would eventually win the title. Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks' star, took a lot of the criticism for the team's loss and questions about his leadership ability emerged. On that Heat squad was LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, two of Anthony's close friends. Although he liked seeing h ...

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Amar’e Stoudemire Fined $50K for Twitter Message

New York Knicks star Amar'e Stoudemire was fined $50,00 by the NBA for using a homophobic slur in a message sent to a fan on Twitter. Stoudemire sent the fan a private message on the social networking site and the interaction came out when the fan (@BFerrelli) sent the exchange to Deadspin. New York Times: “You better come back a lot stronger and quicker to make up for this past season,” and added a profani ...

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Madison Square Garden Co. Buys the Great Western Forum

Madison Square Garden Company, with executive James Dolan, has bought the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, Calif. The arena was once the home of the Los Angeles Lakers and Kings, and has been purchased by the New York City company for $23.5 million. “We are honored to be adding the Forum to our iconic list of venues, and to call Inglewood our West Coast home,” James Dolan, executive chairman of New York-ba ...

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Clippers’ Randy Foye Interested in Knicks

Los Angeles Clippers guard Randy Foye will become an unrestricted free-agent come July 1, and the Newark native is interested in the New York Knicks. Foye has played a plethora of games at Madison Square Garden, and the explosive guard will want to make the stadium his  home for the 2012-13 season, ESPN.com. Foye, an unrestricted free agent, is interested in the Knicks and their mid-level exception of $3 mi ...

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J.R. Smith Declines Player Option; Becomes Free-Agent

New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has decided to decline his $2.4 million player option, meaning he will become a free-agent starting July 1. Although Smith said he would like to remain in New York, he will test free-agency and possibly get a much more lucrative contract from another team. Smith could get as much as $12.2 million for a four year contract or re-sign with the Knicks with early Bird rights and ...

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Phil Jackson Call Knicks ‘a Clumsy Team’

NBA coaching legend and 11-time champion Phil Jackson was rumored to be making a return to the league. Jackson retired from the Los Angeles Lakers after getting swept in 2011, but many people expected him to come back. A lot of reports pointed to a Jackson-Knicks reunion, but after New York signed Mike Woodson, that dream came crashing down. However, according to Jackson this Knicks team was not poised for ...

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Jared Jeffries Does Not Want to Leave New York

New York Knicks forward Jared Jeffries wants to remain with the team. The Knicks played the past two post-seasons with Jeffries and he found his role on the team. Jeffries did not fill up the stat sheet like some of the stars, instead he found his niche making hustle plays. The coaching staff could always rely on him to take charges and come up with loose balls. Jeffries was at home in New York City and he ...

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Van Gundy: Woodson ‘Right Fit’ For Knicks

Former New York Knicks head coach and current ESPN/ABC NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy believes the Knicks made the right move signing Mike Woodson. Woodson did a great job coaching the Knicks when he became interim head coach and Van Gundy likes the idea of having him as the head men for the foreseeable future. “I thought the Mike Woodson hiring was the right move for that team,’’ Van Gundy said. “Obviously, Ph ...

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Tyson Chandler Could Play in 2012 Olympics

The USA Men's Basketball team is gearing up to defend its Olympic Gold Medal in London this summer, but it will be facing a lot of obstacles. Dwight Howard was suppossed to be the team's starting center, but back surgery will keep him off the team. So Team USA will have to look elsewhere for a center. As of this point, it looks like their search will stop in New York City. Knicks center Tyson Chandler has i ...

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