Quentin Grimes made a profound impact on Knicks staff

Quentin Grimes hasn’t done much wrong since the Knicks drafted the University of Houston shooting guard in late July with a 25-total pick. After a slow start, Grimes came to Las Vegas like the gangbusters in the Summer League. In his 1 minute 46 seconds of action in Saturday’s stunning win over Washington, Grimes stepped … Read more

Derrick Rose is trying to get Jericho Sims out of the shell

When Knicks rookie center Jericho Sims gave his first interview as a Nike in August during summer-league rehearsals in Las Vegas, the Texas biggie was short of words. A five-word answer was considered the Sims’ solace. But while Sims gives short responses, he’s been active on the court for a long time – since Summer … Read more

Derrick Rose leaves Knicks win with ankle pain: ‘Nothing serious’

Derrick RoseUSA TODAY SPORTS WASHINGTON — Derrick Rose settled on Saturday night with an ankle pain in the fourth quarter of the Knicks’ 117-99 preseason win over the Wizards, but the backup point guard said it wasn’t serious and probably a tough training camp head coach. It was because of Tom. Thibodeau fled. During the … Read more

Knicks’ Nerlens Noel misses second game with knee problem

WASHINGTON – It turns out that center Nerlens Noel didn’t just sit the Knicks’ president opener for the rest. Noel missed the game against the Pacers on Tuesday as he injured his right knee. Noel was out again when the Knicks faced the Wizards in their second preseason game on Saturday with a right knee … Read more

Kemba Walker ‘Friendship’ With Knicks Is Good For Dwayne Bacon

WASHINGTON — If Kemba Walker is anything to go by, swingman Dwayne Bacon will have a long season with the Knicks. Bacon is on a non-guaranteed minimum contract since its surprise release by Magic in August. He played all 72 games for Orlando last season, 50 as a starter. Bacon chose the Knicks as his … Read more

Emmanuel Quickley’s off-season work is catching the eyes of the Knicks

As surprising as Emmanuel Quickley’s strong rookie season was, what followed impressed Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau even more. The day after the Hawks finished the Knicks’ season, Quickley was at the MSG training center in Tarrytown working on his game. He spent there almost every day during the summer. He requested to play in … Read more

Knicks’ Ivan Fournier has new appreciation for Tom Thibodeau

Ivan Fournier faced teams coached by Tom Thibodeau during his first nine seasons in the NBA, before signing via free agency with the Knicks. What does the $73 million shooting guard think now that he spent a few weeks learning the defensive system of NBA Coach of the Year together during their first training camp? … Read more

Nix? Giants? Rangers? What has you hyped for the fall sports season?

The Yankees and Mets saw that their seasons were over sooner than both teams would have liked. It leaves the fall and winter sports of the city to grab your attention. The Giants and Jets have struggled, but there are signs of hope for both franchises. And Saturdays offer a glimpse of what the future … Read more

Kemba Walker Scouting Report from Earl Monroe, Tiny Archibald

It should come as no surprise that Nate “Tiny” Archibald was a rare sight at the formal opening Wednesday of Earl Monroe New Renaissance Basketball School, a charter school in The Bronx, with a curriculum focused on the basketball industry. Two basketball friends from the Northeast – Monroe, 76, from South Philadelphia; Archibald, 73, from … Read more