New York Knicks News
Kaepernick's Protest Angers Some Fans, Pleases Others
Football fans split in response to San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the national anthem as a protest against what he referred to as America's treatment of "black people and people of color." Some fans angry at Kaepernick's remaining seated during the anthem at
Colin Kaepernick Protests National Anthem Over Treatment of Minorities
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem during a preseason game Friday out of protest against America's treatment of "black people and people of color." Kaepernick told NFL media he made his own decision to protest the playing of the anthem during
Jim Boeheim, Syracuse coach, says Carmelo Anthony unlikely to be champ
Carmelo Anthony made men's Olympic basketball history on Sunday when he won his third gold medal. Two days later, Anthony's college coach offered a sobering prediction for the remainder of the veteran's NBA career. "He's unlikely to win an NBA title Syracuse Orange ?coach Jim Boeheim said,
Derrick Rose: No. 25 jersey signifies 'a new step in the right direction'
Derrick Rose wore jersey No. 1 with the Chicago Bulls . This season, his first with the New York Knicks , Rose will wear No. 25, a number he says signifies a "new step" in his career. "The past is the past, but that No. 1, I think, will always be stuck with me. It's always going to remind people
DeAndre Jordan on Olympic golds: "I think they're above NBA rings"
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Team USA center DeAndre Jordan of the LA Clippers has made the claim that an Olympic gold medal should be viewed by the American basketball community as a more substantive achievement than an NBA championship. "I think they're above NBA rings," Jordan told ESPN of the gold medal
Carmelo: LeBron told me not to 'go off' on my critics
On Friday, New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony told ESPN's Marc Stein ?that, even if he never wins an NBA championship, he believes he'll have had a "great career" if he becomes the first U.S. man to win a third gold medal in basketball at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. After receiving some
Jeremy Lin on esports: 'It's the unique talent of the players that is the draw'
Jeremy Lin never got a chance to play basketball at the KeyArena. The Seattle SuperSonics left to become the Oklahoma City Thunder two years before Lin made his debut in the NBA in 2010. The KeyArena to him and many other esports fans and players now is best known as the home of The International,
Jeremy Lin compares NBA All-Stars to Dota heroes
Jeremy Lin of the Brooklyn Nets , best known for his winning turnaround with the New York Knicks in 2012, is also a Dota fan in attendance at The International 6. He has a respectable 4,000 MMR (matchmaking rating) and plays the game three times a week after basketball practice to relax. ESPN sat
NBA viewer's guide: Warriors, Thunder highlight must-watch list
Can we nominate the Oklahoma City Thunder as the most interesting least interesting team in the NBA? After Kevin Durant leaving to join the Golden State Warriors in July, there's no franchise that took such a dramatic step backward this offseason that will be as intriguing to watch this year as
Behind the Scenes with US Men's Olympic Basketball Team in Rio
The U.S. men’s basketball team is dominating the Olympic court, pulling off a win over Australia to sit atop the leaderboard in the group phase. They’re enjoying every moment in Rio de Janeiro, but Golden State Warriors ’ Kevin Durant said one moment in particular has been his favorite. “The