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Sixers Interested In Noah Vonleh

Jan 17, 2019 1:07 AM

The Philadelphia 76ers are reportedly interested in adding Noah Vonleh. 

The 23-year-old Vonleh is averaging 8.6 points and 6.5 rebounds per game this season, both career-highs.

Vonleh signed a 1-year, $1.62 million deal with the Knicks last offseason.

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Tags: Noah Vonleh, New York Knicks, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Knicks Would Like Kristaps Porzingis To Play This Season If He's Ready

Jan 16, 2019 10:14 AM

A source refuted a report that the New York Knicks prefer Kristaps Porzingis to sit out the entire 18-19 season as he rehabs a torn ACL.

The Knicks reportedly want Porzingis back this season as long as he is mentally and physically ready to play. The Knicks are out of playoff contention.

Porzingis will be a restricted free agent this offseason.

Porzingis did not travel with the Knicks for their trip to London, which could be a sign they are focused on his return this season. Porzingis will be reevaluated in mid-February.

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Tags: Kristaps Porzingis, New York Knicks, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Injury

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Turkey Seeks International Arrest Warrant For Enes Kanter

Jan 16, 2019 9:16 AM

Turkey is seeking an international arrest warrant for Enes Kanter as they are accusing him of being a member of a terrorist organization.

Kanter has been outspoken against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Kanter didn't travel to London this week because feared he could be assassinated for his opposition.

Prosecutors are seeking an Interpol "Red Notice" citing Kanter's ties to Fethullah Gulen, who is blamed for a failed coup in 2016, and accusing him of providing financial support to his group. 

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Tags: Enes Kanter, New York Knicks, NBA

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Knicks Sign Kadeem Allen To Two-Way Deal

Jan 14, 2019 9:48 AM

The New York Knicks have agreed to sign Kadeem Allen to a Two-Way deal.

Allen is averaging 13.7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 5.4 assists in 25 games this season for the Westchester Knicks.

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Knicks, Bulls Explore Trade Involving Enes Kanter, Jabari Parker

Jan 13, 2019 8:44 PM

The New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls recently discussed a potential trade centered around Enes Kanter and Jabari Parker.

Trade talks hit a snag as the Bulls and Knicks looked for a third team to take Kanter. The Kings were mentioned as a possible candidate to make the trade work. 

Kanter has been the subject of recent trade rumors, including one to the Kings for Zach Randolph.

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Tags: Enes Kanter, Jabari Parker, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Knicks, Kings Discussing Enes Kanter For Zach Randolph Trade

Jan 9, 2019 10:57 AM

The New York Knicks and Sacramento Kings are discussing a trade centered around Enes Kanter for Zach Randolph.

Both Kanter and Randolph are on expiring contracts.

Kanter's minutes have recently been reduced as the Knicks focus on youth development.

Nothing appears imminent at this time.

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Tags: Enes Kanter, Zach Randolph, New York Knicks, Sacramento Kings, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Kevin Durant Wishes Media, Fans Focused More On Games Than Transactions

Jan 8, 2019 6:59 PM

Kevin Durant appeared to enjoy the back-and-forth with the media on Tuesday ahead of the Golden State Warriors' final game of the season against the New York Knicks.

Durant has been linked with the Knicks since last offseason.

Durant said he understands why people so closely follow the transactional part of the NBA.

“I wish it was the other way where it was totally about the game but I get it,” he said. “Our league has grown so much in popularity. The sexy thing is what happens in the summer more so than what happens in the season – playoffs and free agency is the big thing now. I get it.”

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Spurs Interested In Pursuing Kristaps Porzingis In Free Agency

Jan 8, 2019 8:20 AM

The San Antonio Spurs are viewed as a team who would have significant interest in Kristaps Porzingis in free agency.

Porzingis will be a restricted free agent this offseason as the Knicks also pursue max free agents.

The Spurs would have a difficult time creating enough cap space this offseason to sign Porzingis. 

The Brooklyn Nets have also previously been mentioned as a team that would be interested in Porzingis. 

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Tags: Kristaps Porzingis, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Kevin Knox, Luka Doncic Named Rookies Of The Month

Jan 3, 2019 10:04 PM

Kevin Knox and Luka Doncic  have been named the NBA Rookies of the Month for December.

Knox averaged 17.1 points and 6.0 rebounds per game in December.

Doncic averaged 21.1 points, 6.4 rebounds and 6.1 assists and picked up four double-doubles in December.

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Enes Kanter Meets With Scott Perry To Discuss Future With Knicks

Jan 2, 2019 10:04 AM

Enes Kanter met with Scott Perry on Monday to discuss his role with the New York Knicks moving forward.

Kanter's role has diminished as he continues in the final season of his contract while making $18.6 million.

"I did not say, 'Scott, trade me.' No I did not say that,'' Kanter told reporters. "Because I like it here a lot. And I probably won't say to Scott's face, 'Scott I want to get traded.' Because I like it here a lot.

"But again, in the end, we all are competitors, basketball players. I like it here so much, but again I want to win. I want this team to get to the playoffs one day. This is my blood, man, I'm sorry. If anyone asks anything else, I'm not going to do it. I'm going out there to get a win every time."

Kanter said he is more upset by the Knicks' losses than being out of the lineup.

"All this anger and frustration is coming from losing,'' Kanter said. "It's not fun to lose 12, 13, whatever in a row. It's not fun. It's just tough, man. But obviously I had a meeting with Scott [Monday]. We talked about -- he just said, 'You know, this is the growth. This is one of your biggest tests in your career, so just try to be a good teammate.'

"I even asked Scott, if you were in my situation, what would you do?'' the 26-year-old added. "He said, 'The whole league knows you. Right now, we know that you are a very, very good basketball player. Now I want you to go out there and try to have that good character, try to be a good teammate, and try to help all the people.' I understand we're not winning a lot right now. But I guess it's all for the young guys."

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David Fizdale Focuses On Improving Knicks' Sleep Habits
Fizdale pushed practice back until noon to allow his players more time to sleep.

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Kristaps Porzingis Praised For Leadership During Rehab
David Fizdale said he doesn't expect Kristaps Porzingis to return to practice any time soon.

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Knicks Focused On Developing Young Players And Team Culture
Team president Steve Mills said that the Knicks are aiming to create a positive environment to attract free agents.

Marc Berman/NY Post

Steve Mills: I Don't Know I Would Have Signed Joakim Noah If It Were Just My Decision
Steve Mills suggested he was not in favor of signing Joakim Noah in 2016.

Steve Popper/Newsday

Kristaps Porzingis Progressing With ACL Rehab, Will Be Re-Evaluated In Mid-February
Kristaps Porzingis underwent surgery to repair the ACL in his left knee on February 13th.

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Zion Williamson: Playing 41 Games At Madison Square Garden Would Be 'Incredible'
Williamson finished the game with 17 points and 13 rebounds in front of several NBA executives.

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Knicks Have Expressed Interest In Jabari Parker
The Knicks are not prepared to trade any first round picks as they enter a pivotal 2019 offseason.

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Wizards Agree To Sign Ron Baker
Ron Baker was recently released by the Knicks.

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James Dolan Won't Rule Out Selling Knicks
James Dolan said there have been "feelers" of offers upward of $5 billion for the Knicks.

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Joakim Noah Admits He Partied Too Much In New York
Joakim Noah now admits that he wasn't quite mature enough to handle living in New York.

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Knicks To Sign Allonzo Trier To Two-Year Deal, Waive Ron Baker
Allonzo Trier was on a two-way contract with the Knicks.

Shams Charania/The Athletic

LeBron James' 'Garden' Comment Referred To Venue, Not Playing For Knicks
LeBron James never seriously considered signing with the Knicks this past summer.

Joe Vardon/The Athletic

Kevin Knox Second Teenager In NBA History To Record 25 Points, 15 Rebounds
Knox recorded 26 points and 15 rebounds, including 4 3-pointers, in the Knicks loss.

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Frank Ntilikina Misses Third Straight Game With DNP-CD
Ntilikina hasn't played a game since November 28th.

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Joakim Noah: I'm Here Because I Love To Play Basketball
Joakim Noah signed a one-year deal with the Grizzlies because he rediscovered his love for the game.

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David Fizdale, Marc Gasol Made Peace During Offseason Conversation
David Fizdale and Marc Gasol spoke positively of each other.

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Kristaps Porzingis Posts Sprinting Photos In Response To David Fizdale
David Fizdale said Kristaps Porzingis was "working his butt off" but hadn't progressed significantly.

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Carmelo Anthony: Perception Of Knicks Scared Some People Away
Carmelo Anthony played under four different team presidents/general managers during his tenure.

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Joakim Noah Continuing To Workout In Hopes Of NBA Deal
Joakim Noah is working out "a couple of times" a day.

Madeline Kenney/Chicago Sun-Times

Billboard Recruiting Kevin Durant To Knicks Goes Up Near MSG
Kevin Durant will be a free agent in 2019 and has been linked with the Knicks.

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