Knicks Fix

  • Thursday, June 28, 2012

    NBA Draft: 48th Parallel for the Knicks

    Though mostly forgotten, Brian Quinnett was a good-shooting, though athletically-limited wing player from Washington State who had a modest three year NBA career that was highlighted by a 20 point game against Michael Jordan and the Bulls on April 4, 1991. We invoke his memory today, hours before the 2012 NBA Draft, because he holds a place in Knicks history as the last player the Knicks selected...
  • Monday, June 25, 2012

    An Appeal for Bird Rights Settlement

    Could free agency be delayed by the NBA's appeal of the recent Bird Rights arbitration hearing?

    It's possible. The NBA Players Association could request an injunction on behalf of the players involved, including Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak, to delay free agency until the appeal process is completed.

    The NBA's appeal could take weeks, possibly months, according to several people with knowledge...
  • Friday, June 22, 2012

    Players Association's Win in Court Has Huge 'Linpact'

    Just as a front came through New York City with heavy, cooling rains to wash away the oppression of the Heat, an arbitrator's decision cleared the way for the Knicks to continue to build and potentially challenge a championship won in Miami the night before. Kenneth Dam's ruling in favor of the NBA Players Association stance that Jeremy Lin andSteve Novak do retain their Early Bird Rights was not just...