Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to make it to media day today, due to some prior commitments, but thanks to a press conference style Q&A session, I was able to follow along on twitter. Here are some tidbits that are worth mentioning:
Thanks to Mark Deeks at ShamSports, I don’t have to do a bunch of number crunching. A few days ago, he released the salaries for the New York Knicks. These are all the salary commitments for the 14 players with guarenteed deals, as well as the money that the team still has on the books… More
The New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets. In the first year of the Nets’ existence in Brooklyn, there has been a lot of trash talk leading up to the start of the regular season. Most of it has been amongst fans, but some players have taken part in it, as well. A few days… More
Later today, it’s expected that the New York Knicks will announce the signing of Rasheed Wallace. Sheed’s coming out of retirement to join the ‘Bockers, folks. According to Marc Berman, Rasheed Wallace has informed the Knicks that he plans to join them for training camp.
Ever since it was reported that Rasheed Wallace joined Marcus Camby and Kurt Thomas for a workout at the Knicks’ facility in Greenburgh, New York, rumors have been swirling. Then, Berman of the Post reported that Rasheed Wallace isn’t waiting on the Knicks, but rather that the Knicks are waiting on Rasheed Wallace.
Unfortunately for him, it doesn’t look like the team is looking for a reunion. According to Jared Zwerling, Shawne Williams “wants to return to the Knicks but the team isn’t interested.” Williams played for the ‘Bockers two years ago, after Donnie Walsh gave him a shot, then last year, after his one-year contract expired, he… More
Another day, another rap from Shumpert. It’s awesome seeing how seriously he’s taking this, and I really think his verse was the best in the entire song (Last verse, announced by his “CHUUUUCH”)… Make sure you’re comfortable with your surroundings before blasting this, as it’s pretty explicit.
Well, the New York Knicks have finally, officially, unveiled their new uniforms. In preparation for the showcase, the Knicks released “Jersey Vault”, a neat little application that gives us a look back at all of their previous jerseys. I’ve brought Robert Silverman of KnickerBlogger, jersey aficionado, to help me break down all of the Knicks’… More
Bloomberg recently compiled a ranking of the smartest spending sports franchises. They used salary data to calculate how much each team spent per win over the last five season, then compared each team against the league average. Additionally, they dished out bonuses for valuable victories, such as wins above .500 and playoff and championship victories…. More