NBA: Carmelo Anthony Reveals How Close the Knicks Were to Getting Dwyane Wade

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Dwyane Wade had a public falling out with the Miami Heat during free agency and began to explore his options with other teams.  The Heat offered Wade a two-year, $40 million deal but he believed he was worth more, especially because of the pay cuts he’d taken in previous years.  One of the teams that held mutual interest was the New York Knicks, but Phil Jackson had meetings and agreements with other players before the availability of Wade was known.  Carmelo Anthony revealed the Knicks were extremely close to getting Wade but the timing was off.

NBA: Carmelo Anthony Thanks Phil Jackson For Offseason Moves & Calls Knicks Playoff Team

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Carmelo Anthony is finally happy and has something to look forward to in his new-look New York Knicks.  This offseason, Knicks president Phil Jackson traded for Derrick Rose and added Joakim Noah, Courtney Lee and Brandon Jennings during free agency.  Saying Jackson “stepped up,’’ Anthony called the Knicks “a playoff team,” adding the group is “a very special team on paper’’ and has its “competitive edge’’ back.

NBA: Brandon Jennings Joining New York Knicks on One-Year Deal

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The New York Knicks continue to add big names to their roster during this exciting offseason.  Albeit some of them are coming off injury, it’s still exciting nonetheless for a team that’s struck out a time or two or ten (trust me I’m a fan).  In addition to Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Courtney Lee, the Knicks has also acquired free agent Brandon Jennings.

NBA Report: Joakim Noah Will Likely Sign With the New York Knicks

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The New York Knicks did not secure a meeting with Kevin Durant and instead set their sights on big man Joakim Noah.

(Video) NBA: Who Isn’t Interested In Kevin Durant Is An Easier Question


The whispers are swirling. Where is KD going to go once he has free agency on July 1st. NY is a possibility. Then again, so is California; Los Angeles AND Oakland…but we knew that already. Who else is seriously interested? Keep reading to find out.

NBA: Knicks President Phil Jackson Told Derrick Rose He’s Going After Kevin Durant Next

It’s no secret that the New York Knicks are interested in Kevin Durant but they’ve always been considered a long shot compared to the Golden State Warriors or San Antonio Spurs.  But after making a big move yesterday to get Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls, Knicks president Phil Jackson thinks they have a better chance.

(Photos) NBA: Gilbert Arenas Goes IN on Bulls For Trading Derrick Rose For ‘Lotto Tickets’


In a shocking move, the Chicago Bulls traded Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks.  In exchange for Rose, Justin Holiday and a 2017 second-round pick, the Bulls received Robin Lopez, Jose Calderon, and Jerian Grant.  While some people feel the Knicks gave up too much for an injured Rose, others feel they gave up next to nothing for the former MVP.  Gilbert Arenas was part of the latter group.

NBA: Chicago Bulls Trade Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks!

There’s been talks about the Chicago Bulls trading Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks and now they’ve managed to get a deal done.

NBA: Phil Jackson Says Knicks Have Everything They Need & Can Make Playoffs in Weak East

Phil Jackson was in a chatty mood as he discussed the future of the New York Knicks.  The team president boasted that they can make the playoffs in the weak Eastern Conference and have everything they need on the team just seeking talent in free agency.

NBA: Knicks Agree to Three-Year Deal With Jeff Hornacek as Head Coach

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The New York Knicks and Jeff Hornacek have officially agreed to a three-year, $15 million contract.  There is no fourth-year option on the deal according to ESPN sources.  The annual value of Hornacek’s contract is higher than the approximately $4.5 million annually that Derek Fisher earned as a first-year coach under Jackson.

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