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Internal Improvement Candidates: Atlantic Division

by Jonathan Tjarks

Oct 16, 2014 5:50 PM

The Raptors were the poster boys for the benefits of internal improvement last season. Terrence Ross, Iman Shumpert, Mason Plumlee, Michael Carter-Williams and Tyler Zeller can offer their teams improvement from within. Read more »

Tags: Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA

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Coach's Corner: Warriors' Change Of Tempo Style, The Triangle's True Difficulty

by Brett Koremenos

Oct 13, 2014 1:56 PM

The Warriors played fast last season, but any player has the freedom to "rip-and-run" under Steve Kerr, while the Triangle could be a bad fit for Derek Fisher and the Knicks even if they run it right. Read more »

Tags: Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks, NBA

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The Eastern Conference At The Deadline

by Haven Kaplan-Miner

Feb 22, 2014 1:25 PM

The East deals included the only two All-Stars dealt (Antawn Jamison and Danny Granger), the two best players (Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes), and the smartest player (Professor Andre Miller, PhD). Read more »

Tags: Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Sixers, Toronto Raptors, NBA

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Toure' Murry Takes Humble, Earned Path To Knicks

by Shams Charania

For all of Toure' Murry’s persistence after an unheralded collegiate career, after a season in the D-League, he had wanted too much, too soon, sometimes. For all his humility, his quiet manner, he insisted how he maintained composure and found solace in continuing his growth. Read more »
The Points In The Paint Separation Between Contenders, Pretenders

by Ron Oliver

The category of points in the paint is clearly important enough to be on the box score. You could argue that it should be at the top of the box score instead of the bottom. It’s the one stat that can determine how dominate a team can be either offensively or defensively or both. Read more »
A Brave New World For Los Angeles, New York

by Daniel Leroux

Strangely, none of the major market teams have the competitive advantage of their location and a top-flight organizational reputation. History and money are still (largely) on their sides but players have become more conscious of organizational quality in recent years. Read more »
30 Rapid-Fire Questions For Each Team's Front Office

by Benjamin Cantor

The following 30 questions are the biggest issues facing each NBA front office as the 13-14 regular season begins. Read more »
How The Andrea Bargnani Trade Compounds New York's Biggest Problem

by Benjamin Cantor

The Knicks traded for a player in Andrea Bargnani who exacerbates their biggest problem from last season, which was figuring out how to successfully construct a rotation that involves Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire. Read more »
30-Team Offseason Rundown

by Daniel Leroux

Great drafts for the Rockets, 76ers, Nets, Warriors, Hawks and Grizzlies headline this complete rundown of the 2013 offseason. Read more »
2013 NBA Offseason Primer

by Daniel Leroux

With the 2013 NBA offseason underway, here is a primer on what all 30 teams are facing. Read more »
Leroux's 2013 NBA Draft Review

by Daniel Leroux

Breaking down all 30 teams by category of how they fared in the often surprising, never disappointing 2013 NBA Draft. Read more »
2013 NBA Amnesty Primer

by Daniel Leroux

One fun component of the Amnesty rule is that we know exactly which players are eligible for it and that number can only decrease over time since the players had to have been under contract with the same team before the new CBA. Read more »
Chris Copeland Adds New Dimension To Knicks’ Offense

by Michael Scotto

Chris Copeland’s presence helped the Knicks cut the rebounding deficit (43-40) by pulling Hibbert and West away from the basket on pick-and-roll plays and by roaming along the three-point line along the wings in Game 5. Read more »
Knicks Maximizing Value Of Prigioni

by Michael Scotto

Pablo Prigioni has become an x-factor for the Knicks in the playoffs. Prigioni excels when orchestrating the offense in pick-and-roll sets as a pass-first point guard with the ability to make three-pointers if left open on defensive switches. Read more »
Carmelo's Next Step

by Jarrod Rudolph

Carmelo Anthony cannot truly become a great player until he consistently makes great plays that go beyond simply scoring. The championship chances of the Knicks depend on Anthony’s willingness to do more than shoot the ball. Read more »
J.R. Smith Puts Career-Season, Reputation, Future On The Line

by Michael Scotto

Despite all that has occurred in the past two games, J.R. Smith remains confident he will return to his award-winning form and prove he is a changed player. Read more »
Celtics Pushed To Brink With Poor Performance In Game 3

by Andrew Perna

Now, the Celtics, who many felt no one wanted to face in the first round, are a loss away from a sweep. Before long, the questions surrounding the team will have a much farther reach than just the scope of a poor playoff series. Read more »
Knicks Protect Homecourt With Second Half Defense

by Michael Scotto

The Knicks allowed only 25 points in the second half of Game 1, only to allow 23 points in the second half of Game 2. New York’s second half performance in Game 2 set a new franchise playoff record for the fewest points allowed in a half. Read more »
Copeland's Transition From 15th Man To Important Volume Scorer

by Michael Scotto

Chris Copeland has gone from an overlooked player rounding out the end of the bench to a valuable reserve and spot starter due to injuries along the Knicks’ aging frontcourt. Read more »
How Many Players Teams Acquire At Each Trade Deadline On Average

by RealGM Staff Report

The Kings, Knicks, Rockets, Thunder and Cavaliers have been the most active teams at the deadline over the past decade, while the Spurs, Pistons, Heat, Lakers and Pacers have made the fewest deals. Read more »