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  1. Shump 'can't worry' about free agency

    Ian Begley

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Iman Shumpert says he isn't worried about his potential free agency in the summer of 2015 after the Knicks declined to extend his contract at the Oct. 31 deadline. "I can't think about that. We make the playoffs and I do what I...

    Blog | November 03, 2014
  2. Knicks' three keys to unlock playoff berth

    Ian Begley

    Phil Jackson thinks the New York Knicks are a playoff team. So does Carmelo Anthony. If those two are to be proven right, certain things have to fall in place for New York. Here's a look at three things that have to happen for the Knicks to make ...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  3. Carmelo Anthony has 'unfinished business' with New York Knicks

    Ian Begley

    Carmelo Anthony said Monday that he decided to re-sign with the New York Knicks, in part, to take care of "unfinished business."

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  4. Phil Jackson believes New York Knicks will be playoff team

    Ian Begley

    New York Knicks president Phil Jackson believes that his team will make the playoffs this season in the revamped Eastern Conference.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  5. J.R.'s goal for the season: 'Be a leader'

    Ian Begley

    J.R. Smith has several goals entering the 2014-15 season. He wants to help the Knicks make the playoffs and contend in the Eastern Conference. He wants to produce consistently on both ends of the floor. All of these are normal goals for any NB...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  6. Playoffs? Here are 3 keys for Fisher, Knicks

    Ian Begley

    Derek Fisher stirred the emotions of some Knicks fans when he said earlier in the week that he thought New York would be a playoff team next season. "I believe in our guys," Fisher said Monday. "Even if nothing else changes, we're good enough to ...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  7. Fisher: We'll be a playoff team in 2014-15

    Ian Begley

    In a message that is sure to be soothing to some Knicks fans, Derek Fisher said on Monday that he's confident New York will be back in the playoffs next spring. "I believe in our guys," Fisher said in Las Vegas after the Knicks' summer league tea...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  8. Warriors could be interested in Chandler

    Ian Begley

    Do the Golden State Warriors have interest in Tyson Chandler? The Warriors struggled to deal with the void left by injured big man Andrew Bogut in this year's playoffs. In light of those struggles, Golden State recognizes a need to acquire a big m...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  9. Derek Fisher's Knicks to-do list

    Ian Begley

    Derek Fisher has agreed to coach the New York Knicks. Now comes the hard part. Fisher inherits a roster that underachieved last season, winning just 37 games and missing the playoffs. Its best player, Carmelo Anthony, plans to test free agenc...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  10. Phil: Carmelo can help Knicks recruit

    Ian Begley

    Phil Jackson is well aware of Carmelo Anthony's on-court value to the Knicks. "We recognize his talent and his skill is the kind of skill and talent that gets you through playoff games," Jackson said last week. "Things get sticky, grind out and b...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  11. Fisher: Let's talk Knicks gig after playoffs

    Ian Begley

    Derek Fisher is flattered that his name has been mentioned as a candidate for the New York Knicks' coaching vacancy. But he said on Monday that he's focused on the playoffs, not next season. With the Oklahoma City Thunder preparing for Game 1 of ...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  12. 2014 NBA Playoffs: Toronto Raptors need short memory for Game 7

    Ian Begley

    For the Raptors to succeed in Game 7, they'll need to put an ugly Game 6 on the back burner, writes Ian Begley.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2014
  13. The Isiah Thomas Playoff All-Stars

    Ian Begley

    Ex-Knicks are everywhere in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Thursday night, Zach Randolph had 16 points, 10 rebounds and six assists in a Grizzlies win over Oklahoma City. Jamal Crawford had 13 points in 20 minutes to help lift the Clipper...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  14. W2W4: Knicks vs. Raptors

    Ian Begley

    Here are a few things to keep an eye on during tonight's Knicks vs. Toronto Raptors game: The Young and the Restless: With the Knicks out of the playoff picture, Wednesday's season finale will give some of the young players on the roster a chanc...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  15. Rapid Reaction: Knicks 109, Nets 98

    Ian Begley

    NEW YORK -- For New York Knicks fans, the last three games must feel like salt on an open wound. The Knicks are 2-0 since being eliminated from the playoffs and have won three straight overall. It's too little, too late, of course. And it must...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  16. Opening Tip: Mad at Melo?

    Ian Begley

    Carmelo Anthony says he may sit out of the final two games of the regular season to protect his injured shoulder. It's a move that makes sense for Anthony. The Knicks are out of playoff contention and he would be risking a lot by taking the cou...

    Blog | April 14, 2014