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Nigel Hayes, an Outspoken Star With Wisconsin, Signs With the Knicks

The Knicks signed three free agents Friday, including Nigel Hayes, a forward from Wisconsin who helped lead the Badgers to two Final Fours and who became recognized later in his college career for his outspokenness in addressing social issues. Hayes played for the Knicks’ summer league team in Orlando, Fla., ...

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On Pro Basketball: Once in the Vanguard of Diversity, Knicks Build a Future That Echoes the Past

On Pro Basketball By HARVEY ARATON A reliable and deserving piñata for critics since the turn of the century, the Knicks are suddenly drawing applause for going all-in on front-office diversity, for being progressively bold, for doing the right thing. Please be advised: This is not the first time in ...

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Sources: Rockets, Knicks re-engage on Melo

6:19 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The New York Knicks and Houston Rockets have re-engaged on trade talks involving 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony, with the Rockets again canvassing third-team trade partners to construct a deal, league sources told ESPN. Anthony remains steadfast that he only plans to waive his no-trade clause ...

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Knicks Add Michael Beasley, a Well-Traveled Forward

Michael Beasley has had a well-traveled career. Once the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 N.B.A. draft, Beasley was seen as a star in the making. Instead, he became a basketball vagabond, and by the end of last season, he had played for five N.B.A. teams along with spending ...

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Craig Robinson Is Reportedly Joining the Knicks’ Front Office

The Knicks continue to make changes to their front office, and they have now hired Craig Robinson, who has coaching and executive experience on both the college and professional levels but perhaps is best known for being the brother of Michelle Obama, the former first lady. Robinson’s appointment has not ...

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Kyrie Irving Wants to Play for the Knicks. That’s Good News and Bad.

These are tempting times for the Knicks and their newly assembled front-office team. Kyrie Irving, a bona fide All-Star, is lobbying to play for them, signaling that the stench of the Phil Jackson era has been quickly cleansed. Longtime followers of the Knicks, without a championship to crow about since ...

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Knicks Sign Ramon Sessions to Bolster Backcourt

Faced with the prospect of going into the season with a thin corps of inexperienced point guards, the Knicks came up with a modest solution on Friday, signing the 31-year-old veteran Ramon Sessions to a one-year, $ 2.33 million contract. The deal was confirmed by Sessions’s agent, Mark Bartelstein. Sessions ...

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AP source: Knicks, point guard Sessions agree to deal

NEW YORK (AP) A person with knowledge of the details says the New York Knicks and Ramon Sessions have agreed to a deal. The Knicks finally found the veteran point guard they were seeking by giving the well-traveled Sessions a one-year deal Friday worth $ 2.3 million. The person confirmed ...

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Knicks’ Leaders Talk Defense and Tiptoe Around Puzzle of Carmelo Anthony

GREENBURGH, N.Y. — It took less than 90 seconds on Monday for Steve Mills, the Knicks’ newly anointed team president, to succinctly describe a vision of the future for his victory-challenged club. Speaking at a news conference to introduce the team’s new hierarchy, he said the Knicks would build around ...

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Sports of The Times: At Knicks’ Facility, Hopeful Talk and Lessons Learned (or Maybe Not)

Sports of The Times By MICHAEL POWELL GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Take 44, in which the Knicks try to get it right, again, again, again, again and so on and so forth. I hopped in my car on Monday and drove to the Knicks’ training facility here in leafy Westchester for ...

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