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Knicks To Waive Chasson Randle

Sep 23, 2017 2:32 PM

The New York Knicks plan to waive Chasson Randle to create roster space for the Carmelo Anthony trade.

The Knicks were at their roster limit after dealing Anthony for Enes Kanter and Doug McDermott.

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Russell Westbrook, Paul George Played Big Roles Recruiting Carmelo Anthony

Sep 23, 2017 1:53 PM

Russell Westbrook and Paul George played significant roles in convincing Carmelo Anthony to waive his no-trade clause to join the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Both Westbrook and George are currently slated to become free agents in 2018.

Anthony has a player option for 2018 that he's expected to exercise.

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Knicks Agree To Trade Carmelo Anthony To Thunder

Sep 23, 2017 1:06 PM

The New York Knicks and Oklahoma City Thunder are engaged in serious trade talks involving Carmelo Anthony.

The Thunder would send Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and the Chicago Bulls' 2018 second round pick to the Knicks for Anthony.

Anthony will likely waive his no-trade clause with a trade call coming on Monday. Anthony will waive his $8.1 million trade kicker to make the trade work.

Anthony is signed for two more seasons at a total amount of $54 million.

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Carmelo Anthony Expands Trade List To Include Cavaliers, Thunder

Sep 22, 2017 9:09 PM

Carmelo Anthony has expanded his list of teams he'd accept a trade to include the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to Ian Begley, the Oklahoma City Thunder are also on Anthony's list.

Throughout the summer, Anthony was zeroed in exclusively on the Houston Rockets.

The Knicks and Rockets have been at a stalemate for several weeks as they've been unable to find a trade scenario to satisfy both teams. The Knicks insisted they were unable to complete a deal with the Rockets and needed more teams to work with.

Anthony has a full no-trade clause in his contract with the Knicks.

While the Rockets remain Anthony's preferred team, he's worked to accommodate the Knicks to find a trade before the start of the season.

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Carmelo Anthony Expected To Remain With Knicks At Start Of Camp

Sep 22, 2017 12:04 PM

The New York Knicks expect Carmelo Anthony to remain on their roster when training camp opens next week.

"Look, Carmelo's going to be back here," Perry said Friday at the team's training facility. "Carmelo has always been a professional. That's one thing I've always respected about him. I think he can set a good example for the young players. He's been a 10-time All-Star. If he's back here with the New York Knicks, we expect him to be the professional he's always exemplified throughout his career and move forward with him."

The Knicks have been unable to make progress on trade talks with the Houston Rockets centered on Anthony.

According to sources, both the Knicks and Anthony remain committed to finding a scenario where he ends up on another team.

"We've just been in constant contact with he and his representatives and I won't get into (the) weeds of the details of how far or how close we were to any type of deal," Perry said. "At the end of the day, what we set out and what we said (in July was), if there was something there that made sense both for him and the Knicks organization, then we would strongly consider it. Obviously, we sit here today and that did not happen as of yet."

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RealGM Radio: East Over-Unders With Arturo Galletti

Sep 21, 2017 12:43 AM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Arturo Galletti (@AmericanNumbers) continue their annual tradition of breaking down the over/under lines for the Eastern Conference.

They go through over/unders and other relevant odds for the Bulls (2:38), Hawks (8:04), Nets (12:18), Knicks (16:42), Pacers (23:09), Magic (30:03), Pistons (37:10), 76ers (44:03), Hornets (57:50), Heat (1:03:04), Bucks (1:08:44), Wizards (1:22:04), Raptors (1:28:30), Cavs (1:35:52) and Celtics (1:52:18).

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Scott Perry Feels Well-Prepared For Opportunity With Knicks

Sep 17, 2017 2:49 PM

Scott Perry was hired by the Sacramento Kings as vice president of basketball operations this offseason, but soon was hired away by the New York Knicks as general manager. 

“You never know when your opportunity will come, if it will ever come, quite frankly,” he said. “Fortunately it did come in the form of New York, a historical franchise like the Knicks. I feel well-prepared for the opportunity and the job. Thirty years in the business, 13 years as a college coach, 17 years in the NBA, and not having skipped any steps as it relates to this business. It’s an exciting time, an exciting opportunity, one that I worked very hard for over the years.”

Perry has a difficult job in working to rebuild the Knicks as they transition out of the Carmelo Anthony era.

“I would first say, look, all these jobs are tough in professional sports,” Perry said. “New York is one of the more legendary, iconic cities in the world, the spotlight is that much brighter on the job. That’s not lost on me, but I’m going to be who I am, apply my experiences, my personality, things I’ve heard over the years, and do my part in making this a successful team again.”

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Jarrett Jack Agrees Upon Deal With Knicks

Sep 14, 2017 5:01 PM

The New York Knicks have agreed upon a one-year, non-guaranteed deal with Jarrett Jack.

Jack played in only two games last season as he recovered from a torn ACL.

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Magic Johnson Turned Down Job Offers From Warriors, Pistons, Knicks

Sep 13, 2017 11:56 AM

Magic Johnson received several job offers to work for a team before taking the Los Angeles Lakers' job in 2017.

“I turned down three jobs. My good friends Peter [Guber] and Joe [Lacob], they bought the Golden State Warriors. They came to me, ‘I want you to be an owner, a partner with us.’ I said ‘No, I’m a Laker.’ My friend bought the Detroit Pistons, Tom Gores, and a Michigan State Guy. ‘Come on home It’d be a great story.’ ‘I can’t, I’m a Laker.’ I could’ve owned other teams,” Johnson said.

Johnson is also believed to have turned down multiple opportunities to run the New York Knicks.

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Carmelo Anthony Engaging With Knicks' Teammates

Sep 10, 2017 10:06 AM

With a trade unlikely and camp approaching soon, Carmelo Anthony has engaged with some of his New York Knicks' teammates.

Anthony has followed the progress of Kristaps Porzingis, Willy Hernangomez and Mindaugas Kuzminskas as they play in EuroBasket. Anthony has sent texts of encouragement to each of the players.

Both the Knicks and Anthony would prefer to part ways this offseason but he has limited his list of approved teams he'd accept a trade to the Houston Rockets.

David Pick

Tags: Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

Jabari Parker Was Briefly Discussed In Knicks-Rockets Trade Talks
The Bucks emerged as a potential third team in discussions centered on a trade of Carmelo Anthony from the Knicks to the Rockets.

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Knicks Omit Carmelo Anthony From Promotional Materials
Frank Ntilikina, Kristaps Porzingis and Willy Hernangomez are featured in the Knicks' promo materials.

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Clippers Hire Mark Hughes As Assistant GM
Mark Hughes was previously working in the Knicks' front office.

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Knicks Interested In Jarrett Jack, Archie Goodwin
Jarrett Jack is coming back from a right lateral meniscus tear.

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Knicks Sign Xavier Rathan-Mayes
Xavier Rathan-Mayes played three seasons at Florida State, averaging 12.4 points and 4.5 assists over 30.5 minutes.

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Jamel Artis Signs With Knicks
As a senior, Jamel Artis averaged 18.2 points, 4.9 rebounds and a team-high 3.3 assists over 34.3 minutes.

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Michael Beasley: I've Always Been A Walking Bucket
Michael Beasley is seeking respect this season with the Knicks.

Marc Berman/New York Post

Nigel Hayes Agrees Upon Partially Guaranteed Deal With Knicks
Nigel Hayes played for the Knicks in Summer League, averaging 5.2 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 15.4 minutes per game.

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Kristaps Porzingis Emerges As Cavaliers' Primary Trade Target
The Cavaliers would need to take on the three seasons and $55 million remaining on the contract of Joakim Noah.

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Cavaliers Fixated On Acquiring Young Star For Kyrie Irving
While Cleveland wants LeBron James to re-sign, they are fearful of making a Kyrie Irving trade that doesn't allow them to rebuild for the long-term.

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Knicks Exercise Fourth Year Option On Kristaps Porzingis
Kristaps Porzingis has had a tumultuous offseason but things have stabilized.

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RealGM Radio: Atlantic Division With Tim Bontemps, Jared Weiss
Host Danny Leroux, Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post and Jared Weiss of CLNS Media go in-depth on the NBA's Atlantic Division.

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Knicks, Rockets Resume Carmelo Anthony Trade Discussions
Carmelo Anthony will only waive his no-trade clause for the Rockets and refuses to expand his list.

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Michael Beasley Signs One-Year, $2.1M Deal With Knicks
Michael Beasley had a better financial offer in China.

Ian Begley/ESPN

Michael Beasley Near Deal With Knicks
The Knicks and Michael Beasley are nearing agreement on a one-year deal.

Michael Scotto/Basketball Insiders

Knicks Sign Damyean Doston
Damyean Dotson averaged 12.8 points and 5.0 rebounds in five starts.

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Knicks Hire Craig Robinson For Front Office Role
Craig Robinson formerly coached at Oregon State and was a teammate at Princeton of Steve Mills.

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Marshall Plumlee Receiving Interest From Knicks, Other Teams
New York waived Marshall Plumlee in July to clear cap space to sign Tim Hardaway Jr.

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Charles Oakley Accepts One-Year Ban From MSG
Charles Oakley has accepted a one-year ban from Madison Square Garden in exchange for the dismissal of misdemeanor charges against him.

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Carmelo Anthony 'At Peace' While Waiting On Trade
Carmelo Anthony called the exit of Phil Jackson "a business decision" for the Knicks.

Marc Berman/New York Post