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Player Profile: C.J. Leslie

PLAYER: C.J. Leslie CONTRACT: 1 year, $490,180 (partially guaranteed, fully guaranteed after January 7, 2014) ACQUISITION DETAILS: Undrafted free agent out of N.C. State, signed by the Knicks to a one-year contract (with a team option for a second year) on July 8. WHAT TO EXPECT OFFENSIVELY: It is an exceedingly rare thing for a… More

NBA: Preseason-New York Knicks at Boston Celtics

Player Profile: Beno Udrih

PLAYER: Beno Udrih CONTRACT: 1 year, $884, 292.00 ACQUISITION DETAILS: Signed by the Knicks to a one-year  contract by former GM Glen Grunwald. (Sadly, it was Grunwald’s last gift to the fans; he’s since been sent to the advisory-corner and remains in a timeout.) WHAT TO EXPECT OFFENSIVELY: The hope is that Beno Udrih will… More

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Player Profile: Amar’e Stoudemire

PLAYER: Amar’e Stoudemire CONTRACT: 2 years, $45,090,881 (!!!) remaining (2013-14: $21,679,893, 2014-15: $23,410,988) ACQUISITION DETAILS: Stoudemire was acquired in a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns in the summer of 2010, whereupon the Knicks inked the power forward to a 5 year, $99.7M deal. The Suns got a conditional second round pick and a $16.5M trade exemption. WHAT TO EXPECT… More

NBA: Playoffs-Indiana Pacers at New York Knicks

It’s the Turnovers, Stupid!

This may sound a little crazy, so bear with me here, but in case you hadn’t heard, the 2012-13 New York Knicks were pretty great on offense. Finishing third in the league in offensive efficiency, the ‘Bockers tallied 108.6 points per 100 possessions while splashing an NBA-record 891 three-pointers. The Knicks’ efficient — dare I say machine-like?… More

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Player Profile: Raymond Felton

PLAYER: Raymond Felton CONTRACT: 3 years remaining (2013-14: $3,637,073, 2014-15: $3,793,693, 2015-16: $3,950,313 (Player Option)) ACQUISITION DETAILS: Per an obscure South Carolina news report, mind you, the Knicks acquired Felton on or about July 14, 2012, and simulatenously set Linsanity ablaze. (Felton technically acquired in a sign-and-trade with the Portland Trailblazers.) WHAT TO EXPECT OFFENSIVELY:  The 29-year-old Felton is a solid offensive point guard with… More

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The Next Success Story?

The past two seasons, the New York Knicks have found diamonds in the rough in the forms of Jeremy Lin and Chris Copeland. Yet, both were lost to more lucrative offers via free agency. There were two different scenarios, however. The debate about re-signing Lin was about paying him money management didn’t want to give… More