Newsday's Al Iannazzone takes you inside the Knicks.
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...Read more »
The Knicks probably won’t have Tyson Chandler tonight when they try to clinch their first Atlantic Division title since 1994.
Chandler is listed as doubtful with a bulging disc in his neck. But Mike Woodson said Chandler is “sore” and “needed rest today.”
“He’s a little beat up,” Woodson said.
Chandler’s injury seems like something that could linger and is definitely a cause for...Read more »
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...Read more »
Tyson Chandler was back to his old self today, talking and laughing with the media.
It’s probably a sign that he’s feeling better. It’s unlikely he will play tomorrow against the Clippers – Carmelo Anthony either - but Chandler is feeling better.
“I know I’ll be back in the next couple of games,” he said.
In Portland Thursday, Chandler initially refused to speak to reporters, but...Read more »
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...Read more »
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Mike Woodson said the MRI on Carmelo Anthony’s injured right knee showed he has “some fluid build-up” and that’s what’s causing the stiffness.
Anthony wasn’t at the Knicks’ morning shootaround and is out for Thursday's game against the Pistons.
“Rest will probably be the best thing for him,” Woodson said. “He’s got to make that commitment. If he wants to sit down...Read more »
Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett have already been in meetings together, will practice together tomorrow and will be in the same locker room and on the same team in Sunday’s All-Star Game.
They both say what happened in New York last month stayed in New York.
“I’m not going to discuss that, man,” Garnett said. “Actually, I saw Melo a couple of minutes ago. It was good to see him. I’m...Read more »
The Knicks already were going to be well-represented at All-Star Weekend with Carmelo Anthony starting in the game and Tyson Chandler selected as a reserve.
Now Steve Novak and James White will be joining the festivities in Houston.
As expected, Novak was selected to compete in the three-point shootout during All-Star Saturday night. White will be in the dunk contest.
Novak led...Read more »
Some stats off of last night’s 120-81 Knicks’ destruction of the Kings:
* The Knicks’ bench scored 82 points, the most in franchise history.
* Amar’e Stoudemire shot 10-for-10, and came up just short of tying the franchise record for makes without a miss in a game. Johnny Newman and Bernard King were 11-for-11.
* The Knicks shot 19-for-43 from three. The franchise record for three-pointers...Read more »
Mike Woodson spoke to Tyson Chandler about his offense because he didn’t think he was playing like an All-Star lately.
Chandler was named an All-Star last Thursday for the first time and that night he was 1-for-2 and scored five points. The next two games, he was 3-for-3 and totaled eight points. Then Woodson told Chandler to be more aggressive and he was 10-for-11 with 21 points against the...Read more »