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Grizzlies Claim Tony Wroten Off Waivers

Jun 26, 2016 4:41 PM

The Memphis Grizzlies have claimed Tony Wroten off waivers.

Wroten was released by the New York Knicks when they acquired Derrick Rose via trade.

Wroten signed with the Knicks towards the end of the season and did not appear in any games.

The Grizzlies drafted Wroten in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft out of Washington.

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Tags: Tony Wroten, Memphis Grizzlies, New York Knicks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

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Jamal Crawford, Knicks Have Mutual Interest

Jun 25, 2016 7:05 PM

The New York Knicks and Jamal Crawford have mutual interest in free agency this offseason. The Knicks are on the market for a shooting guard and he can play either position albeit usually in a reserve role.

Crawford was traded to the Knicks in 2004 from the Chicago Bulls and remained with the team until he was dealt in 2008 to the Golden State Warriors as they tried to clear cap space for the 2010 free agent class.

"I'm not talking about any one team but everyone knows how I feel about New York," Crawford told The News. "I really enjoyed my time there."

Crawford was the 6th Man of the Year at the age of 36 this past season.

The Los Angeles Clippers own Crawford's Bird Rights and have expressed a desire to re-sign him.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Tags: Jamal Crawford, Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Celtics, Clippers, Heat, Warriors, Spurs, Thunder Get Meetings With Kevin Durant

Jun 25, 2016 11:13 AM

Represenatives of Kevin Durant at Roc Nation are working to solidify invitations with the Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Durant is expected to take the meetings in New York but teams are still awaiting a decision on the final location.

The Thunder remain the frontrunners to re-sign Durant on a one-plus-one contract, according to sources.

But sources say the Warriors, more than than any other rival team, have Durant's attention.

The Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets and Washington Wizards could still capture meetings with Durant but are currently outside the process.

Durant will leave for a publicity tour in the Far East on July 9th and a decision is expected before he departs.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Tags: Kevin Durant, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs, Washington Wizards, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Derrick Rose Doesn't Know Why He Was Traded, Thanks Bulls For Doing It

Jun 24, 2016 5:03 PM

Derrick Rose was introduced as a member of the New York Knicks on Friday just two days after he was traded by the Chicago Bulls.

Rose is in the final season of his current contract.

“I don’t know why I was traded,” said Rose, “but I would like to tell them thank you. For real.”

Rose said the feeling of being with the Knicks still doesn't feel real.

"It still don’t feel real. Seeing my picture on a billboard or a screen outside the building, it kind of blew me away."

Rose also said he believes he can regain his MVP form.

"I feel like I’m close. But me sitting up here and saying it isn’t going to do anything." 

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Marshall Plumlee Agrees Upon Guaranteed Free Agent Deal With Knicks

Jun 24, 2016 4:28 PM

Marshall Plumlee has agreed upon a guaranteed undrafted free agent deal with the New York Knicks.

Plumlee went undrafted out of Duke.

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Tags: Marshall Plumlee, New York Knicks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Summer League

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Ron Baker, Knicks Agree To Partially Guaranteed Deal

Jun 24, 2016 12:28 AM

Ron Baker has agreed upon a one-year, partially guaranteed deal with the New York Knicks.

Baker went undrafted out of Wichita State.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Tags: Ron Baker, New York Knicks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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Willy Hernangomez Plans To Sign Multi-Year Deal With Knicks

Jun 23, 2016 5:59 PM

Willy Hernangomez plans to join the New York Knicks on a multiyear contract this summer, his agent Andy Miller said.

“It is my intent to reach an agreement with the Knicks and have Willy come to New York for next season and beyond,” Miller said.

The Knicks acquired the draft rights to Hernangomez last draft night after he was picked 35th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers.

Hernangomez shares the same agent as Kristaps Porzingis.

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Tags: Willy Hernangomez, New York Knicks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, International

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Phil Jackson Told Derrick Rose Knicks To Next Pursue Kevin Durant

Jun 23, 2016 12:52 PM

Phil Jackson told Derrick Rose he plans on pursuing Kevin Durant in free agency on July 1st.

The New York Knicks have widely been expected to pursue Durant for several years.

Jackson hopes he can sell Durant on the idea of joining Rose, Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis.

Durant has been widely expected to re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder or join the Golden State Warriors.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Tags: Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, New York Knicks, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Carmelo Anthony Accepts Invite To Play For USA In 2016 Olympics

Jun 23, 2016 10:44 AM

Carmelo Anthony has accepted an invitation to play for the United States in the 2016 Olympics.

Anthony has previously won a gold medal in 2008 and in 2012.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Tags: Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks, United States, NBA, National, National Olympics, National Teams

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Knicks Acquire Derrick Rose From Bulls

Jun 22, 2016 3:15 PM

The New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls have agreed upon a Derrick Rose trade.

The Bulls will send Rose, Justin Holiday and a 2017 second rounder to the Knicks for Robin Lopez, Jerian Grant and Jose Calderon.

Rose will be a free agent in 2017.

After not playing at all in the 12-13 season, Rose played in just 10 games in 13-14 before playing in 51 in 14-15 and in 66 in 15-16.

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Tags: Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Dwight Howard Interested In Signing With Knicks
The Knicks' top priorities this offseason have been their backcourt and it is unclear what level of interest they would have in signing Dwight Howard.

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Derrick Williams Opts Out Of $4.6M Deal With Knicks
The Knicks have interest in signing Derrick Williams to a new deal.

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Arron Afflalo Opts Out Of Contract With Knicks
Arron Afflalo will become an unrestricted free agent for the second straight offseason.

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Andy Greer, Jerry Sichting Emerge As Candidates To Join Knicks' Coaching Staff
Jeff Hornacek is targeting Andy Greer and Jerry Sichting for his coaching staff with the Knicks.

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Knicks Interested In Jordan Clarkson
The Knicks' biggest needs this offseason are in the backcourt.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Jeff Hornacek Approves Adding Kurt Rambis To Knicks' Coaching Staff
Kurt Rambis and the Knicks are negotiating a new contract for him to join Jeff Hornacek's coaching staff as an assistant coach.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Carmelo Anthony: Knicks' Situation 'Really Not That Bad'
Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony believe the Knicks have the best frontcourt in the Eastern Conference.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Jeff Hornacek Has Authority To Choose Knicks' Assistant Coaches
Whether Kurt Rambis will have a role on the Knicks' bench under Jeff Hornacek hasn't been determined.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Jeff Hornacek Agrees Upon Three-Year Deal With Knicks
Jeff Hornacek was chosen over David Blatt and Kurt Rambis.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Jeanie Buss: Phil Jackson Won't Leave Knicks To Join Lakers
Phil Jackson reportedly has an opt-out clause after the 16-17 season.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Dunc'd On: TOR/CLE Game 4, Draymond Non-Suspension, Knicks/Clippers Offseason
On the Raptors' win in Game 4 over the Cavs, the NBA deciding not to suspend Draymond Green and offseason cap previews on the Clippers and Knicks.

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Carmelo Anthony Pleased Jeff Hornacek Will Have Freedom To Run His Own System
Carmelo Anthony showed up at the Knicks' training facility on Thursday for a workout as the team was on the verge of hiring Jeff Hornacek as head coach.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Jeff Hornacek Agrees To Become Knicks' Head Coach
Jeff Hornacek and the Knicks are still negotiating a contract.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Knicks To Hire Jeff Hornacek As Head Coach
Jeff Hornacek has been hired by the Knicks as head coach.

Howard Beck/Bleacher Report

Knicks Interview Jeff Hornacek For Head Coaching Job
Jeff Hornacek could also join the Warriors as an assistant coach.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Karl-Anthony Towns Unanimously Wins 2016 NBA Rookie Of The Year
Karl-Anthony Towns was the unanimous winner while Kristaps Porzingis received 117 out of 130 second place votes.

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Frank Vogel Meets With Phil Jackson, Steve Mills
Phil Jackson's meeting with Frank Vogel also raises further questions to whether James Dolan is opposed to signing off on Kurt Rambis.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Mike Fratello Interested In Knicks' Job
Mike Fratello last was a head coach in 2006 with the Grizzlies and has since been in broadcasting.

Brian Lewis/New York Post

Willy Hernangomez Has Four-Year Offer From Knicks
The Knicks acquired the draft rights to Willy Hernangomez during the 2015 NBA Draft.

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Carmelo Anthony Confirms He'll Remain With Knicks
Carmelo Anthony has three seasons remaining on the contract he signed with the Knicks in 2014.

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