Pablo Torre of Sports Illustrated has the first one-on-one with Jeremy Lin. From it. we learn that Lin’s top choice was New York, he was told not to rush back for the playoffs. I’m going to post some tidbits from the article, but be sure to read it in full here.
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.
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… More
Just when it seemed like the Knicks were going to have a quiet off-season where they would keep most of the team together, the team goes out and acquires former Knick, Raymond Felton, in a sign and trade with the Portland TrailBlazers. With the team acquiring another point guard to go along with Jason Kidd… More
As reported by Jason Quick, a senior writer for The Oregonian, the New York Knicks and Portland Trail Blazers have come to terms on the details of their sign-and-trade. Portland will receive Jared Jeffries, Dan Gadzuric, Kostas Papanikolaou, Georgios Printezis and some cash. The Knicks will get Raymond Felton and Kurt Thomas. The deal cannot… More
NBA Summer League action is ‘fan-tastic’! Another slow start (4 of 13 FG in the 1st quarter) and the Knicks found themselves playing from behind again today! The Knicks’ squad was more aggressive on both ends of the floor today, but it didn’t seem to matter. It was for better or for worse, as they… More
When the reported offer-sheet the Houston Rockets agreed to with Jeremy Lin was released as four-years, $28.8 million, there were indications that the Knicks planned to match any offer “up to one-billion dollars.” Now, after we’ve learned that Jeremy Lin’s actually deal pays him $25.1, guaranteed, in a three-year deal, we have seen the Knicks… More
The New York Knicks and Portland Trail Blazers have just come to terms on a sign-and-trade that will send Raymond Felton and Kurt Thomas to New York for Jared Jeffries and Dan Gadzuric. This comes on the heels of several reports saying the Knicks were nearing a deal with Raymond Felton.
LINSANITY!!! As reported by multiple sources, it appears Raymond Felton is close to joining the Knicks. The Knicks’ only remaining trade chip is Dan Gadzuric’s non-guaranteed deal, which would allow them to send out his $1,352,181 contract and receive up to $2,128,271. Since Felton will likely demand a bit more than the veteran’s minimum, it’s… More
Artsiom Parakhouski wins the opening tip, James “Flight” White (with a nice look) finds an open Chris Copeland for an easy bucket, and then… Well, suffice it to say, it wasn’t pretty! Before you say it, I know, I know…it’s the summer league! As Anthony Donahue pointed out, some people were comparing Renaldo Balkman to… More