Derrick Rose opens up on why he won't wear No. 1 with the Knicks

For the first time in his eight-year career, Derrick Rose will not be wearing a jersey of his hometown Chicago Bulls when the 2016-17 season tips off. But it's not just the team name that will be changing once Rose dons a New York Knicks jersey.Rose has chosen to wear No. 25 to start this new phase of his career, the same number he wore when he starred at Chicago's fame Simeon High...
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Derrick Rose Thinks New York Knicks Have Chance To “Win Every Game” This Year

Derrick Rose was once one of the best players in the NBA. He went to three straight All Star Games between 2009 and 2012, and was the NBA MVP in 2010-11, when he averaged 25 points and 7.7 assists per game for his hometown Chicago Bulls, which went 62-20 in the regular season before losing in the Eastern Conference Finals to LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Rose was traded from...
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Derrick Rose: Knicks have chance to win every game

Derrick Rose has a tremendous amount of confidence in the New York Knicks heading into next season. Some would even say he is delusional, and the point guard’s latest remarks will do nothing to quiet those critics. In a recent feature promoting his new adidas shoes, Rose told Nick DePaula of The Vertical he is thrilled to have been traded to a city where “they love basketball...
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Derrick Rose: “I think we have a chance to win every game”

Since joining the New York Knicks, Derrick Rose has been overly optimistic about his new team’s chances. He even called the Knicks a super team. Rose’s trend of optimism is continuing. In a recent interview with The Vertical, Rose had plenty of positive things to say. This interview, however, was more about Rose as an individual and the his latest line of shoes. In the interview...
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Derrick Rose: ‘More mature’ point guard on loaded Knicks

Derrick Rose is counting down the days to the start of training camp. The new Knicks point guard says he can’t wait to get started in his new home, with a revamped team and new stars around him. “I just love the group,” Rose, acquired by the Knicks in a mid-June trade, told The Vertical....
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16 hours ago

New York Knicks: Derrick Rose Sees No Team NYK Can’t Beat

Derrick Rose doesn’t believe there’s a team in the NBA that the New York Knicks will be unable to overcome. Why complain about confidence? The New York Knicks have one of the best paper rosters in the NBA. Derrick Rose, Courtney Lee, Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis, and Joakim Noah make up an excellent starting five, and Brandon […] New York Knicks: Derrick Rose Sees...
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17 hours ago

New York Knicks: How Good Can Kristaps Porzingis Be?

The New York Knicks finally have a good young man who will able to lead them for many years to come. That young man is Kristaps Porzingis. In his first NBA season, Porzingis proved that he can be a good player in this league. Although his play during his rookie season was incredible, his future […] New York Knicks: How Good Can Kristaps Porzingis Be? - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks...
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19 hours ago

Carmelo Anthony: Gold Medal Means Great Things For Knicks

Carmelo Anthony won Olympic gold medals in 2008, 2012, and 2016. What can past results tell us about what to expect of the 2016-17 New York Knicks? Carmelo Anthony has made Olympic history. During his fourth and final run with USA Basketball at the Summer Games, Anthony became the first male basketball player to win […] Carmelo Anthony: Gold Medal Means Great Things For Knicks...
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19 hours ago

Carmelo Anthony tears up while announcing Team USA retirement

Carmelo Anthony has been a member of the USA men’s basketball team since 2004, and Rio marked the fourth Olympics he had  played in. But all good things have to come to an end unfortunately. Anthony announced his retirement after the game, which seemed like the right time. After all, Team USA won the gold medal, destroying Serbia 96-66, and it was even more lopsided than the...
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'Melo gives emotional interview after final Team USA game

An emotional Carmelo Anthony wrapped up his USA Basketball career with a third gold medal on Sunday, and he gave a fantastic interview after Team USA’s 96-66 win over Serbia in the final game. Anthony confirmed that he was ending his international career and had to hold back tears, before talking about the social issues that plague America and his optimism for the future. Carmelo...
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Projecting Year 2 Of Kristaps Porzingis

The traditional downside of playing five shooters together in a small ball lineup is the lack of a true rim protector. Most lineups with five shooters will therefore inevitably give up a lot of points on the other end. Players like Channing Frye and Spencer Hawes are seven footers with legit three point range, but these players generally will not offer the rim protection necessary...
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New York Knicks: Get Excited for the 2016-17 Season

After a couple of disparaging years for New York Knicks fans, there is finally something worth getting excited for this upcoming season. With the additions of Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Courtney Lee, New York now has a formidable starting five. Their bench depth has been bolstered and they will have a new look on offense, hopefully a little more fast paced, with head coach Jeff...
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Breaking Down The New York Knicks 2016-2017 Season

On Thursday, the NBA released the much anticipated 2016-2017 season schedule, and the Knicks appear to have been rewarded for their moves in the offseason. The Knicks have 22 nationally televised games, up from just seven last year. The Knicks also play at MSG on Christmas Day. Here are some key games to highlight on your calendar: at Cleveland Cavaliers (October 25): Not only is...
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Knicks’ Phil Jackson reveals what went wrong with Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher and the New York Knicks had an ugly split. Team president Phil Jackson, though, never really made a point to talk about the issues in public—until now. Jackson spoke with Today’s Fastbreak: A divorce and coast-to-coast move with children does put pressure on a person’s life, but that’s the NBA. However, Derek did move the team forward. He was dedicated and he...
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Jackson says millennial-style coaching helped lead to Fisher’s firing

While Derek Fisher was never really fit to be a head coach in the NBA, it was still surprising to see Knicks president Phil Jackson pull the plug on one of his disciples so quickly. Apparently, a difference of opinion in coaching approach helped lead to Fisher’s dismissal. In the latest installment of The Phil Jackson Chronicles with Charley Rosen of Today’s Fastbreak, Jackson...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

The future, past and present Kyrie Irving

The crossover was never uncool. It always kind of existed as this necessary tool for the game’s little men to create space against bigger opponents. It’s a defensive mechanism used to create offense. Its function, however, is always secondary to its elements of style. In today’s NBA, a functional team is more important than the inherent coolness of its individual parts. Ball...
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Conor McGregor still haunted by fighter's death in Ireland

Conor McGregor knows every fighter puts their life on the line every time they step into the cage with an opponent, but no one truly expects not to walk out again.McGregor sat just a few feet away from a tragic fight in his native Ireland in April when his teammate Charlie Ward defeated Joao Carvalho with a vicious third-round TKO. Carvalho was rushed to the hospital after the fight...
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20 days ago

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