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Knicks roster taking shape, but work needs to be done

Steve Novak (16) and J.R. Smith (8) of

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It was a busy day yesterday for the Knicks as they came to terms with three players – Steve Novak, Marcus Camby and J.R. Smith.

These deals can't be official until tomorrow, when the NBA moratorium for signing or trading players is over.

The Smith agreement was reached well after midnight on the East Coast. He will sign a two-year deal, starting at $2.8 million for the upcoming season....

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Jeremy Lin wins NBA TV's Social Breakout Player of the Year

Jeremy Lin of the Knicks in action against

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The Knicks and Jeremy Lin continue to await the outcome of the hearing regarding his and Steve Novak’s “Early Bird Rights” for next season. But Lin won something today.

NBA TV announced that Lin is the recipient of NBA TV’s first-ever “Social Breakout Player of the Year” Award for his increase in popularity with fans across Twitter and Facebook this season.

The Knicks would rather Lin...

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Jeremy Lin, Steve Novak and Knicks await arbritator's ruling

Jeremy Lin looks on against the New Jersey

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Now Jeremy Lin, Steve Novak and the Knicks wait.

The hearing to determine whether Lin and Novak would be granted their “Early Bird Rights” was held this morning and lasted into the afternoon. A decision is expected by July 1, which is the start of free agency, but some expect it will come before that.

The Knicks are hoping the union wins the appeal. Novak attended the appeal and tweeted,...

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