Knicks Fix

  • Tuesday, July 01, 2014

    The Knicks Fix: The Melo Mystery Tour Begins

    There was signage welcoming Carmelo Anthony to the United Center and a large electronic image of the seven-time all-star in a Bulls uniform. He was met by Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau and he entered the area by the iconic Michael Jordan statue. And my first thought was if he noticed the large shadow it cast on this sunny afternoon in Chicago. The first day of the Melo Mystery Tour involved a pitch by the...
  • Monday, June 30, 2014

    The Knicks Fix: JACKSON LAYS OUT THE NEW PHIL-OSOPHY

    Alacrity. That’s one of several words that Phil Jackson used to describe the attitude he is seeking from players as he embarks on revamping the roster. Alacrity describes an eagerness, a readiness and, most importantly, a willingness to play the game the right way. Jackson brought in Jose Calderon, whom he says will “fit into what we’re trying to do” on the court, mainly on offense. There are reports...
  • Friday, June 27, 2014

    NBA GROWTH MAY ALLOW KNICKS TO MAX OUT MELO

    Phil Jackson hasn’t been coy when it comes to discussing Carmelo Anthony’s impending free agency, but I thought something he said Thursday night regarding the finances of re-signing Melo should not go overlooked. In fact, it came off as a pretty strong statement intended to clarify some revisionist history about Melo taking less than his max contract that has been perpetuated for public consump...