Well, after a 66-game season, we are now back on to an 82-game track. The Knicks will kick-off their season on November 1, by visiting the Brooklyn Nets, then host the Miami Heat the following night. Below are some tidbits from their schedule:
Well, Iman Shumpert is pretty serious about this whole rapping thing, so I thought I’d share one of his latest tracks. Unlike some rapping NBA players, I’d say Shump actually has some skills. Thoughts?
Double Scribble has been doing some tremendous work. I put their Olympic illustration of Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler together into a wallpaper for your computer and/or iPhone! Click on the image to get the full-sized wallpaper. The iPhone wallpaper is after the jump. You can buy a t-shirt here.
According to David Aldridge, the New York Knicks have come to terms on a one-year deal with free-agent shooting guard Ronnie Brewer. Brewer has spent his past two years in Chicago and he averaged 6.9 points, 2.1 assists and 3.5 rebounds a game last year, while playing 24.8 minutes a game.
According to the Sun Sentinel, the Miami Heat’s first road game will be on Friday, November 2nd, when they will face off against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. While the official, full NBA schedule has yet to be released, it’s likely this will be the Knicks’ home opener.
Basically, there are two reports right now. In the first report, Raymond Felton will make ~$10 million over three-years, and in the second report, he will made ~$14 million over four-years. The actually contract numbers have yet to surface, but I’ll outline how each offer comes to fruition.
Great work, @Pavvy8.
Well, I was in the middle of writing a post outlining some more reasons why the Knicks should keep Jeremy Lin, but Howard Beck just broke the news: Jeremy Lin will NOT be matched by the New York Knicks.
There’s been some chatter this morning on Twitter revolving around the stretch provision, so I thought I’d give everyone a quick explanation. The stretch provision allows for teams to cut a player, then “stretch” out his contract for two times the remaining length, plus one additional year. As an example, let’s use Jeremy Lin.
As it currently stands, Raymond Felton and Jason Kidd are the two point guards on the Knicks’ roster. Jason Kidd signed a three-year deal for the mini-MLE, while Raymond Felton was the centerpiece of a sign-and-trade, which let him receive a three-year deal reported as $10 million (I’m nearly 100% sure Knicks can’t offer more […]