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Iman Shumpert and Three Trades the Knicks Could Eventually Include Him In

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Ever since the “Iman Shumpert to Denver for the Nuggets Kenneth Faried” rumor hit a few weeks back, the NBA has been ripe with rumors for possible destinations for Shump.

Talk has been anything from a trade to the Celtics for Rajon Rondo, to one for disgruntled Rockets big man, Omer Asik.

But taking the cap into account and the December 15th deadline for recently signed players, here are some actual possibilities the Knicks have if they want to use Shumpert in a trade. Continue reading

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The Guide to NBA All-Star Saturday Night 2013

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Four major competitions make up the NBA All-Star Saturday Night Event: Shooting Stars, Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest, and Dunk Contest.

Below is a run down of what you will find when you turn on your TV Saturday night

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Tyson Chandler Matches Knicks Record With 3rd Straight 20 Rebound Game

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We interrupt the next J.R. Smith post to bring you some other breaking news about the Knicks.

Tyson Chandler is really good at grabbing rebounds.

Record-breaking good. Continue reading

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Dikembe Mutombo Blocks and Finger-Wags Everything For a Geico Commercial (Video)

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America will never let go of their love of Dikembe Mutombo and his penchant for blocks and finger wagging.

As the latest proof of this, Geico has released a new commercial featuring the former Denver Nuggets, Atlanta Hawks, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers and Houston Rockets Center Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo and his trademark moves from his playing days as an 8-time NBA All-Star.

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Lin and Capitalism: Why Booing Him is Linsane

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Jeremy Lin returns to Madison Square Garden tonight in his first game back in New York since the Linsanity craze hit Manhattan earlier this year.  He also returns a far richer man, one who no longer has to sleep on Landry Fields’ couch, nor has to rent a house from David Lee.

Nope.  Earlier this year, Lin left the Knicks amid a stir – he signed a three year, $25 million offer sheet with the Houston Rockets – a contract that the Knicks left unclaimed and allowed the one popular guy they had on the team go.

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NBA Season Preview (In 500 words or less)

Nets:

Opening Day Starting Lineup (Pts/Reb/Ast)
PG: Deron Williams 21.0/3.3/8.7
SG: Joe Johnson 18.8/3.7/3.9
SF: Gerald Wallace 15.2/6.8/3.1
PF: Kris Humphries 13.8/11.0/1.5
C: Brook Lopez 19.2/3.6/1.2

Biggest Question: Is this team really rising?

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