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Knicks improved this offseason

The Knicks are just about done putting their roster together for next season.

There could be some things that come up between now and training camp – a trade call can come at any time. But other than that, all the Knicks have are minimum contracts to offer free agents.

The Knicks have 15 players under contract, 13 of them guaranteed. Chris Smith’s deal isn’t fully guaranteed – although...

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Amar'e Stoudemire: Championship or bust next season

Amar'e Stoudemire of the New York Knicks in

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Amar'e Stoudemire said the only thing that's going to cut it next season is a title.

"Anything less than a championship," the power forward said on MSG Thursday during Knicks' Summer League broadcast from Las Vegas, "is a waste of a season."

Stoudemire, looking leaner, said he's down to 245 pounds and has been training two times a day since May. He said he's strong,...

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Carmelo Anthony calls Jeremy Lin's contract "ridiculous"

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Carmelo Anthony called the contract Jeremy Lin received from Houston “ridiculous,” and sounded as if he understood if the Knicks don’t match it.

Anthony is the Knicks most influential player, but he said he has no knowledge of what the Knicks will do. After they acquired Raymond Felton from Portland in a sign-and-trade it is appearing less likely that the Knicks will match Lin’s three-year,...

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

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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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