Change of Pace: Part 2 (Rotoworld)

Mike Gallagher covers the coaching changes for the Knicks, Grizzlies, Wizards, Kings, Magic and Wolves in this edition.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on August 25, 2016 at 4:13 pm

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Jim Boeheim calls a championship run for Carmelo Anthony 'unlikely' (Ball Don’t Lie)

Wes Unseld was 32 when he won his first NBA championship, as was Oscar Robertson. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen were 31, 32 and (about to turn) 33 when they won their first title. Dirk Nowitzki was a week away from turning 33 when he won his first ring. Clyde Drexler was a week away from turning 33 when he won his. David Robinson, who recently warned the Golden State Warriors to enjoy what they have (before they’ve taken in a title with Kevin Durant) was a few months away from turning 34. Jerry West had just turned 34 when he won his. ...

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on August 24, 2016 at 12:35 pm

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Basketball: Coach K gets perfect send-off with Serbia rout (Reuters)

By Chris Gallagher RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - U.S. men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski ended his national team career on a high note as Team USA overpowered Serbia at the Rio Games for their third straight Olympic gold medal. Sunday's 96-66 victory capped off the most successful coaching career in men's Olympic basketball history, with Krzyzewski becoming the first coach to lead three teams to gold. Krzyzewski, 69, will hand the reins to San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich as he leaves Team USA after nearly 11 years and with a 24-0 record in the Olympics.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on August 21, 2016 at 7:22 pm

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Ex-NBA forward Travis Outlaw arrested on felony marijuana charge (Ball Don’t Lie)

Former NBA forward Travis Outlaw was arrested last Tuesday after a grand jury indicted him on a felony marijuana charge. The Starkville, Miss., native turned himself in, according to Jim Gaines of the Starkville Daily News, was arrested and quickly released on $10,000 bond. The indictment, issued July 15, states the Starkville native possessed an amount of the drug greater than 250 grams but less than 1 kilogram on July 23, 2015.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on August 15, 2016 at 11:53 am

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Durant, Warriors to OKC on Feb. 11, Cleveland on Christmas (The Associated Press)

Kevin Durant will return to Oklahoma City on Feb. 11 and join the Golden State Warriors for an NBA Finals rematch at Cleveland on Christmas. Dwyane Wade will return to Miami and Derrick Rose will go back to Chicago early in the 2016-17 season, which was unveiled Thursday by the NBA.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on August 11, 2016 at 6:46 pm

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Kevin Durant and Warriors highlight NBA's 2016-17 schedule release (Ball Don’t Lie)

All eyes will be on Kevin Durant and the Warriors this season . Kevin Durant’s move from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors has unquestionably been the biggest move of the NBA’s 2016 offseason. Not surprisingly, the 2014 MVP and his new team have been handed several of the most prominent places in the league’s 2016-17 regular season schedule, released on Thursday afternoon.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on August 11, 2016 at 5:22 pm

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Top of the charts: Anthony now top scorer in US history (The Associated Press)

Carmelo Anthony took aim and shot to the top of U.S. basketball history. The first American male basketball player to appear in four Olympics, Anthony also passed LeBron James as the most prolific scorer to ever wear a USA jersey. Anthony opened the game by making three 3-pointers and then moved past James, his close friend, with another 3 from the left wing with 1:08 left in the first quarter.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on August 10, 2016 at 9:35 pm

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Photographic evidence that Carmelo Anthony is, in fact, a hugger (Ball Don’t Lie)

For Carmelo Anthony, this has been a summer of redefinition.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on August 9, 2016 at 2:44 pm

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Stoudemire chose Jerusalem over non-playoff NBA teams (Reuters)

Veteran basketball standout Amar'e Stoudemire on Monday said he turned down offers to continue playing in the NBA and decided to follow his "Hebraic roots" and play in Israel for Hapoel Jerusalem. A former first-round draft pick of the Phoenix Suns and six-time All Star, Stoudemire, 33, last week called time on his NBA career and signed a two-year contact with Jerusalem, saying he wanted to lead rather than come off the bench. "I felt like I didn't want to just wait around and be the last guy on the roster, I don't want to end my career that way," Stoudemire told Reuters.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on August 8, 2016 at 2:49 pm

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Stoudemire chose Jerusalem over non-playoff NBA teams (Reuters)

By Steven and Scheer Aug 8 (Reuters) - Veteran basketball standout Amar'e Stoudemire on Monday said he turned down offers to continue playing in the NBA and decided to follow his "Hebraic roots" and play in Israel for Hapoel Jerusalem. A former first-round draft pick of the Phoenix Suns and six-time All Star, Stoudemire, 33, last week called time on his NBA career and signed a two-year contact with Jerusalem, saying he wanted to lead rather than come off the bench. "I felt like I didn't want to just wait around and be the last guy on the roster, I don't want to end my career that way," Stoudemire told Reuters.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on August 8, 2016 at 2:26 pm

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