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Knicks Never Considered Jackson As Head Coach

The New York Knicks have made Mike Woodson their new long-term head coach, and it seems as though he was really their only option. According to Gren Grunweld, the Knicks never considered Hall-of-Fame coach Phil Jackson. Glen Grunwald says Knicks never considered Phil Jax. “We told Woody he would get the first crack at the job and he hit it out of the park.” — Howard Beck (@HowardBeckNYT) May 25, 2012 Jackso ...

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Mike Woodson Given Contract Extension

As reported earlier this week, the New York Knicks and interim coach Mike Woodson were on the verge of a contract extension. The deal was close to being finalized and today, the two sides have come to an agreement. The #Knicks announced today that Head Coach Mike Woodson has been given a multi-year contract extension. #NBA — Jonah Ballow (@jonahballow) May 25, 2012   Woodson did a great job coaching th ...

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Report: Lamar Odom Interested in the New York Knicks

Former Los Angeles Lakers forward, Lamar Odom, may become a free-agent this summer if the Dallas Mavericks decide to buyout his contract. Odom was a two-time champion and Sixth Man of the Year with the Lakers, but had a very turbulent season with the Mavericks. Odom was not very comfortable in Dallas and his troublesome summer forced the two sides to part ways for the remainder of the season. Due to the tro ...

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Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler Named to All-NBA Third Team

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony and center Tyson Chandler have been named to the 2011-12 All-NBA Third Team. 2011-12 All-NBA Third Team: @CarmeloAnthony, @Swish41, @TysonChandler, @DwyaneWade & @RajonRondo. — NBA (@NBA) May 24, 2012 Anthony and Chandler led the Knicks to the playoffs and managed to win Game 4 in New York. As a team, the Knicks were much improved defensively and played extremely ...

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Knicks Interested in Syracuse’s Scoop Jardine

The NBA Draft is still over a month away, but the New York Knicks are already looking at potential picks. The team began their pre-draft workouts today and they brought in Syracuse point guard Scoop Jardine. The Knicks will select 48th in the upcoming draft and they are interested in the guard who led Syracuse to the Elite 8. Although the Knicks may not get an All-Star point guard in this draft, a lot of pe ...

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Tyson Chandler Named to All-Defensive Second Team

New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler won the NBA's 2011-12 Defensive Player of the Year Award, but he was not named to the All-Defensive First Team, ESPN.com. Although Chandler won the highest honor, he was placed second to Dwight Howard as the best defensive center in the NBA. The Orlando Magic center and Thunder's Serge Ibaka were named as the two front-court players. In 2010-2011, the Knicks finished 21 ...

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Knicks, Mike Woodson on Verge of New Contract

The New York Knicks and interim coach Mike Woodson are close to signing a multiyear deal that may be made final sometime this week, NBA.com. A person close to the situation states that the two sides are close to a contract and it looks like Woodson will be coaching the Knicks for a while. Woodson took over the Knicks after the resignation of Mike D'Antoni, and he made an immediate impact on the team. The Kn ...

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Iman Shumpert Named to NBA’s All-Rookie First Team

New York Knicks rookie Iman Shumpert was named to the NBA's All-Rookie First Team. Shumpert received 40 votes in the poll, enough to earn him a spot on the coveted roster. Shumpert joins six other rookies, headlined by Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving and Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio. In the 2011-12 season, Shumpert averaged 9.5 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists. However, Shumpert was praised for his defensive attac ...

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Amar’e Stoudemire Will be Tweeting Live Tonight!

New York Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire will be taking over NBA TV's Twitter account tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. EST. Stoudemire will be tweeting with fans during the Boston Celtics-Philadelphia 76ers game, so make sure you log on and talk with the Knicks' star. NBA TV announces Stoudemire takes over tweeting during Sixers-Celtics tonight on official @NBATV account. No extinguisher references I hope. — ...

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Mike D’Antoni Wants to Eventually Return to Coaching

The New York Knicks and Mike D'Antoni parted ways towards the end of the 2011-12 season and that left a very good coach out of a job. D'Antoni led the Knicks to the post-season in 2010-11 and brought in a new era in the franchise's history. However, the Knicks were not seeing a lot of success under D'Antoni and decided to go with Mike Woodson instead. Still, if you ask D'Antoni, he would like to return to t ...

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