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
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
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
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
Well, it wasn’t quite a “nuclear winter”, but we got pretty close. To be fair, the CBA has not officially been signed, but we currently have a tentative agreement between both parties that is expected to be passed.
After 149 depressing, painful, NBA-less days, the NBA has reached a tentative agreement with the players to end the lockout. We are back in business! After a 15 hour bargaining session on Friday, Billy Hunter and David Stern emerged from the meeting room, together, to a joint press conference:
The 2011 NBA draft saw the Knicks take Iman Shumpert with #17 pick in the first round, and Josh “Jorts” Harrellson in the second round. Knick fans were divided as a whole as to whether it was a successful draft, and so with inspiration from Lohud Knicks, who hosted a similar roundtable discussion at the… More