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Rasheed Wallace retires

Rasheed Wallace’s playing career is official over, for good this time.

The Knicks announced today that Wallace has retired. He tried to return from a foot injury that kept him out for four month. But after he aggravated it in Monday’s loss in Charlotte Wallace has decided to call it a career.

“Rasheed has given this team everything he had,” Mike Woodson said in a statement. “He is a...

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Knicks waive Kurt Thomas, sign Solomon Jones

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The Knicks officially announced Friday that Kurt Thomas was waived and Solomon Jones was signed to a contract.

The 6-10 Jones, who played in China, will be in uniform for Friday's game against the Cavaliers. The Knicks initially went after James Singleton, who also played in China this year, but he didn’t get a letter of clearance to play in the NBA. 

Jones, 28, has played for the...

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Iman Shumpert relieved his knee is fine

Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks reacts

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TORONTO – Iman Shumpert went from being scared to feeling relieved.

When he heard the pop in his surgically repaired left knee Wednesday against the Magic, he started thinking bad things.

“That was the first time I was actually scared,” said Shumpert, who tore his left ACL in last year's playoffs. Other times it hadn’t felt as strong, but that was the first time I got scared. I thought...

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Knicks sign Kenyon Martin for remainder of season

Kenyon Martin of the New York Knicks scratches

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Kenyon Martin will be sticking around for the rest of the season.

As expected the Knicks signed the veteran power forward for the rest of the season after his second 10-day contract expired.

The Knicks are in need of big men and Martin has shown he can help the Knicks defensively and with his toughness in his short time with the team

He’s averaging 5.7 points, 3.2 rebounds and...

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Where do the Knicks stand heading into the All-Star break?

Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony laugh as the

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Heading into the All-Star break, the Knicks lead the Atlantic Division at 32-18. Newsday's Knicks beat writer Al Iannazzone discusses Carmelo Anthony, Amar'e Stoudemire and more in the video below....

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Mike Woodson: Rasheed Wallace 'scheduled to start practicing' after break

Knicks center Rasheed Wallace pulls down a rebound

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rasheed Wallace still isn’t running yet, but Mike Woodson said the veteran big man is expected to start practicing with the Knicks when they return from the All-Star break.

“He’s moving around and doing things,” Woodson said after this morning’s shootaround. “He’ll continue his therapy work at the All-Star break. When he comes back he’s scheduled to start practicing, our...

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Rasheed Wallace: I'll be back

Rasheed Wallace of the New York Knicks celebrates

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LONDON – Mike Woodson and Rasheed Wallace refuted a report that the veteran big man’s season might be over due to a foot injury.

Wallace hasn’t wanted to talk about his foot and usually tells the media to direct all questions about his health to Woodson and the Knicks’ medical staff. But at Thursday morning's shootaround, he addressed the report.

“No, my season ain’t over,” Wallace said....

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Mike Woodson planning a hard practice Wednesday to get Knicks, Iman Shumpert ready for Thursday against Pistons

Injured Iman Shumpert of the Knicks looks on

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LONDON - The Knicks arrived on London on Tuesday morning and then went off to do whatever they wanted to do.

Mike Woodson, who said he was groggy himself from flying through the night, gave his players the day off.

Woodson will spend some time with his family, but he’ll also watch film with his coaches and get ready for what he called “a camp-like practice tomorrow” at the O2 Arena here.

He’s...

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Knicks aim for division title, say Celtics still dangerous

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The Knicks continue to say they’re not counting the Celtics out despite their unimpressive 16-17 record heading into tonight.

It’s not just that the Knicks aren’t trying to wake up the potentially sleeping giant by saying Boston’s time has passed.

They know Doc Rivers’ Celtics have many players who are battled tested and know how to win – something the Knicks have acquired the past two...

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Marcus Camby could start tonight for Knicks

Marcus Camby passes the ball during a game

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The Knicks could have a new addition to the starting lineup tonight, but it won’t be Amar’e Stoudemire.

It sounds as if Marcus Camby could replace Kurt Thomas against the Spurs. The Knicks have gotten off to bad starts lately, so Mike Woodson said something was going to have to change.

“Not taking nothing away from Kurt because Kurt bangs and does what’s asked of him too,” Woodson said....

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