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LeBron James, Joakim Noah & the Art of the Perfect Airball

Posted on 2 Nov, 2016, by in NBA

Among the highlights of last night’s NBA actions, two stood out for me: LeBron James missing a free throw and by missing I mean air-balling it, or Joakim Noah, who is becoming more and more embarrassing offensively, air-balling a wide open jumper in a New York Knicks loss? More

NBA Rumors: New York Knicks Optimism Infecting Everyone

Posted on 18 Sep, 2016, by in NBA

At first it was Derrick Rose with his “superteam” declaration, which resulted in quite a few jokes at his and the New York Knicks expense. Now it’s Kristaps Porzingis, with his enthusiasm over playing next to Joakim Noah. More

New York Knicks Preview: Carmelo Anthony, Derrick Rose & Hopeless Championship Dreams

Posted on 31 Aug, 2016, by in Featured, NBA

The New York Knicks are one of the most manic-depressive franchises in all of sports, not just the NBA. Adding Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah has brought more flair and expectations for a team that’s a work in progress, hoping it helps Carmelo Anthony ease up a little bit, while rising star Kristaps Porzingis delivers what’s expected of him. More

New York Knicks: The Derrick Rose & Carmelo Anthony Paradox

Posted on 8 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

By trying to build a contender as quickly as possible, the New York Knicks seem to be cuffing themselves to limited achievements. Forget the max contract given to Carmelo Anthony two years ago: Adding Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah to the mix seems like something that helps championship aspirations four or five years ago, not in 2016. More

NBA Rumors – Knicks, Derrick Rose & Superteam Terminology

Posted on 24 Jul, 2016, by in NBA

The New York Knicks, despite what Derrick Rose said, don’t have a Super Team. There’s only one Super Team in the NBA: The Golden State Warriors, and there are those probably capable of stopping them in their upgraded version: The Cleveland Cavaliers and the San Antonio Spurs, at least from the current rosters and what we know about last season. More

NBA Rumors – New York Knicks Favorites to Sign Joakim Noah

Posted on 30 Jun, 2016, by in NBA

There are a number of teams interested in Joakim Noah, who won’t be returning to the Chicago Bulls. For a number of reasons, it seems the former defensive player of the year is going to choose the New York Knicks as his next team. More

NBA Rumors – New York Knicks, Washington Wizards & Minnesota Timberwolves Interested in Signing Joakim Noah

Posted on 27 Jun, 2016, by in NBA

After nine seasons with the Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah will sign for someone else this offseason. The free agent center has a number of suitors, with the New York Knicks, Minnesota Timberwolves and Washington Wizards the first in line. More

LeBron James Doesn’t Like Getting Called ‘Bitch’

Posted on 13 Jun, 2016, by in NBA

If rumors and secret NBA player sources are true, LeBron James got angry with Draymond Green for getting called a ‘bitch’ by the Golden State Warriors forward, and as history shows it, the four-time MVP doesn’t like being called that word. More

NBA Rumors – Chicago Bulls Could Use a Massive Change

Posted on 26 May, 2016, by in NBA

After a year of complete stagnation and decline, the Chicago Bulls aren’t going to simply stick to what they have and roll with it again. The 2016-2017 version of this team will be very different than the one we saw last year. More

NBA Rumors – Chicago Bulls With a Big Jimmy Butler & Derrick Rose Problem

Posted on 12 Apr, 2016, by in NBA

The Chicago Bulls have one more game before the season is over. They won’t make the playoffs for the first time in eight years. Fred Hoiberg failed to implement his offensive philosophy with a roster that doesn’t fit it. They seem to have too many big men in Pau Gasol, Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson. And there’s the Derrick Rose-Jimmy Butler elephant in the room. More