Derrick Rose out at least eight weeks after ankle procedure

Wednesday evening the New York Knicks announced that guard Derrick Rose had successfully undergone surgery on his injured right ankle. Rose suffered the injury December 16 against the Houston Rockets and it also sidelined him for the club’s next two ballgames. Thought the initial announcement has him out at least eight weeks, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski there is hope that the former league MVP could be back closer to six weeks. On the season, Rose has been averaging 12.0 points, 4 assists and 3 rebounds in 24.5 minutes of…

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Derrick Rose with strong game against Clippers

Derrick Rose has continued his quality play with another outstanding performance, this time in 106-100 win against the Los Angeles Clippers. Rose scored 25 on 11/17 FG in a variety of ways, from forays to the hoop reminiscent of his pre-injury Chicago days, to utilising one of his newest weapons, the three-point shot. DRose also collected 6 rebounds, 8 assists and a steal.

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Derrick Rose traded to Knicks (again)

For the second time in his career, Derrick Rose will be a New York Knick. According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, the Knicks would get Rose and the Pistons would receive Dennis Smith fr and draft compensation. This is the second time the Knicks made a move to acquire the former MVP. Back in 2016 they acquired Rose , Justin Holiday and 2016 second round pick from the Bulls in exchange for Robin Lopez, Jose Calderon, and Jerian Grant. The fact that the Knicks had four point guards…

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The Knicks announce 2020-21 preseason schedule

The New York Knicks announced their preseason schedule for the upcoming 2020-21 season. It will commence December 11 in Detroit with two tilts against the Detroit Pistons and the culminated at MSG with a pair of runs with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The complete preseason schedule is listed below: Friday, December 11 @ Detroit Pistons | 7:00 p.m. ET Sunday, December 13 @ Detroit Pistons | 7:00 p.m. ET Wednesday, December 16 vs. Cleveland Cavaliers | 7:30 p.m. ET Friday, December 18 vs. Cleveland Cavaliers | 7:30 p.m. E

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Knicks sign former no.2 Kidd-Gilchrist

From the New York Knicks: NEW YORK, NY (November 28, 2020) – The New York Knicks announced today that the team has signed forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kidd-Gilchrist, 6-6, 230-pounds, holds career averages of 8.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.2 assists over 24.6 minutes in 446 career games (356 starts) over eight seasons with Charlotte and Dallas. He averaged 2.4 points and 2.7 rebounds over 11.2 minutes in 25 games with the Hornets and Mavericks last season. In 2013, he was named to the NBA’s All-Rookie…

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Knicks move up to No.23 with trade with Jazz

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the New York Knicks and Utah Jazz have engaged in deal that will move the Knicks up in Wednesday’s NBA Draft. The Knicks are sending their No. 27 and No. 38 picks to the Jazz in exchange for the No. 23 picks. As icing on the cake, Utah is sending over the the draft rights to 2008 second-round pick Ante Tomic, 33, who is not expected to come to the NBA. The Knicks now have the No.8 and No. 23 selections.

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Patrick Ewing home from hospital

NBA great and current Georgetown head basketball coach Patrick Ewing has returned home from the hospital after testing positive for COVID-19 last week. Ewing’s son and namesake, Patrick Ewing, Jr. made the announcement Monday on Twitter. The elder Ewing revealed Friday evening that he tested positive for the coronavirus. We at sneakershoptalk.com are certainly glad to hear that Ewing is now out of the hospital and wish him a continual and speedy recovery.

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Bobby Portis and Julius Randle partner up with Hello Fresh to assist City Harvest feed the multitudes effected by COVID-19

From the Knicks team news: NEW YORK, NY (March 27, 2020) – New York Knicks teammates Julius Randle and Bobby Portis have joined forces with HelloFresh, the world’s leading meal-kit company, to donate $180,000 worth of meals to City Harvest, New York City’s private response to hunger and largest food rescue organization, to help feed New Yorkers who are struggling to put meals on their tables amid the COVID-19 crisis. Additionally, Randle and Portis are each contributing $50,000 to support City Harvest’s operations, which will altogether help feed more than 370,000 New Yorkers in…

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Leon Rose reportedly “impressed” with interim Mike Miller

From Bleacher Report: New York Knicks president Leon Rose has reportedly had a “positive feeling” about interim head coach Mike Miller since taking over the front office in early March. Ian Begley of SNY reported Thursday that Rose was “impressed” with Miller’s work and “respected the job” he’s done since replacing David Fizdale, who was fired in December. Rose is going to lead the coaching search in the offseason, and NBA executives view former Chicago Bulls and Minnesota Timberwolveshead coach Tom Thibodeau as a “strong favorite,” per Begley. Even if Thibodeau or another high-profile coach is hired to take…

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RJ Barrett out for at least a week with sprained ankle

According to the team, New York Knicks rookie RJ Barrett will be out a week with a sprained right ankle. Barrett was on crutches following the game. The number 3 overall pick in this past NBA draft is averaging 14.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 31.2 minutes per contest.

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