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Anthony confirms return to Knicks

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – After days of intense speculation concerning his future, Carmelo Anthony broke his silence on Sunday, announcing that he will indeed re-sign with the New York Knicks. Anthony declared his return in a letter posted to the 2012-13 NBA scoring champion’s official website. The Knicks then confirmed his decision by issuing a press release shortly after ... Read More »

Nets pick up Jack, Karasev from Cavs in three-team deal

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The Nets made it official Thursday and announced a trade with Cleveland and Boston that will send guard Jarrett Jack and guard/forward Sergey Karasev from the Cavaliers to Brooklyn. As part of the deal, Brooklyn will send guard Marcus Thornton to Boston, as well as the draft rights to Ilkan Karaman, Christian Drejer and Edin Bavcic ... Read More »

Anthony reportedly staying with Knicks

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – At least one member of this year’s star- studded NBA free agent class will be staying with his old team. The New York Daily News reported Wednesday that Carmelo Anthony will re-up with the New York Knicks once the league’s free agency signing period opens on Thursday. According to the Daily News, Anthony will receive ... Read More »

Knicks add Rambis to coaching staff

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Knicks have named Kurt Rambis an associate head coach. Rambis, a former assistant coach under New York president Phil Jackson in Los Angeles, will help new Knicks head coach Derek Fisher make the transition from player to the bench. Fisher retired after the conclusion of the 2013-14 season and took the Knicks’ ... Read More »

Pitching Melo: Analyzing from a Fantasy Perspective

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Word on the street is Carmelo Anthony is looking for a new team. He’s already set up meetings all over the country including a Tuesday sit-down in Chi-Town and another one Wednesday in Houston. Right now, he’s headed to Los Angeles to break bread with Kobe Bryant. What’s frustrating to me is that all the teams he’s meeting with ... Read More »

Nets waste no time, hire Hollins

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The Brooklyn Nets reached an agreement in principle with Lionel Hollins to become the team’s new head coach on Wednesday. The announcement comes just days after Jason Kidd’s abrupt departure after one season with Brooklyn. Kidd, a former Nets point guard who just completed his rookie year as a coach, reportedly wanted a larger role in ... Read More »

Charles, Liberty edge Sun

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Tina Charles led the New York Liberty with 14 points and five rebounds to a 67-65 victory over the Connecticut Sun on Sunday. Cappie Pondexter also had 14 points and Plenette Pierson added 12 off the bench for the Liberty, who have won two of their last three. Chiney Ogwumike netted a game-high 22 points ... Read More »

Knicks ship Chandler, Felton to Mavs

Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Tyson Chandler, who helped the Dallas Mavericks to their only NBA championship three years ago, has rejoined the team as part of a six-player trade with the New York Knicks. The deal was consummated Wednesday. Guard Raymond Felton will be joining Chandler in Dallas, with the Knicks receiving point guard Jose Calderon, veteran center Samuel Dalembert, ... Read More »

Pondexter lifts Liberty past Dream

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Cappie Pondexter scored 23 points and added eight assists, leading the New York Liberty to an 85-78 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday to split a home-and-home set. Sugar Rodgers chipped in 13 points for the Liberty, who snapped a five-game losing streak that included an 85-64 loss in Atlanta on Friday. Tina Charles ... Read More »

New York Knicks 2014 Draft Preview

By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor, The Sports Network 2014 NY Knicks Draft picks: No picks (SportsNetwork.com) – This offseason is all about Carmelo Anthony for the New York Knicks. With no draft picks and coming off an awful season, the Knicks need their All- Star forward back in Madison Square Garden. Should he leave, Phil Jackson would have a massive ... Read More »