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 5 years ago '04        #8981
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looks like JR's baby bro is our starting PG at the summer league
 5 years ago '04        #8982
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and today should be the day that the Rockets FINALLY offer Lin the contract to sign so we can FINALLY match the damn offer

fu*k these n*ggas waiting for
 5 years ago '04        #8983
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according to Berman, Lin has signed the offer sheet....expect an OFFICIAL return to NYK later today
 5 years ago '04        #8984
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the Lin contract is different, this is a poison pill

original had year 3 and 4 at 9.3 mill....the new contract now has Lin making 14.9 in the third year
 5 years ago '04        #8985
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main difference unless they ain't update this is, there's no 4th year option

personally if that's the case, i would still match the offer because he would come off the books in 3 years if he's sh*tty, same with Melo, Amar'e, Kidd (if he makes it that long) and Chandler so we can reevaluate who "we" want to bring back
 5 years ago '04        #8986
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according to Marc Stein, the Knicks will wait the 3 day max to decide on the match
 5 years ago '04        #8987
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@ Woodson still calling Shump "rook" at summer league
 5 years ago '04        #8988
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Hahn

"With this Jeremy Lin contract ballooning at $14.5M in Year 3, the Knicks would have $76.7M in payroll committed to four players (Melo, Amar’e, Tyson and Lin) in 2014-15. Potential for massive luxury tax payments. HOWEVER. All four would be expiring contracts, plus Melo and Amar'e have Early Termination Options for that season. Doubtful they would opt-out at that point of their careers, of course, but the fact that those are each expiring deals means $76 million comes off the cap for 2015. Basically, 2015 free agency bonanza for New York. Who is scheduled to be a free agent that season? Jersey's own Kyrie Irving, for one. "
 5 years ago '04        #8989
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last thing before i leave, 1-On-1 with Alan Hahn breaking down why Kidd and Camby are good additions

 5 years ago '08        #8990
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Killa kyrie in a knicks jersey?
 5 years ago '04        #8991
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Berman

LAS VEGAS -- The Knicks are “unhappy’’ about a change in the terms of the Rockets’ offer sheet for Jeremy Lin, according to an NBA source, after the offer was bumped to $25 million guaranteed over three years,

Despite their anger, the Knicks still are expected to match it in the next three days. That doesn’t mean they are thrilled with their point-guard prodigy, who has a resume of 26 games with starter’s minutes. As of last night, the Knicks had not received the offer sheet in their hands as the Rockets continued to play games.

Knicks coach Mike Woodson, who gushed three days ago about Lin keeping his starting job when training camp opened, seemed cooler Friday.

DEALIN’ WITH IT: The Knicks are peeved over a revised Rockets offer sheet for point guard Jeremy Lin worth a guaranteed $25 million over three years, but still are expected to match.

When asked about Lin’s impending offer sheet, Woodson said, “I don’t know. Until we get it in hand and Glen [Grunwald, the general manager] is able to evaluate everything, we’ll make a decision.’’

The Knicks are committed to Lin despite signing Jason Kidd and Spanish League veteran Pablo Prigioni as point-guard mentors. But they are furious at the way this played out.

Lin went to Las Vegas yesterday to meet with the Rockets to renegotiate, and sign, the offer sheet and never told the Knicks he was coming to town, The Post has learned. The Knicks held a double-session practice for their summer-league team yesterday.

The Knicks played hardball with Lin from the start, and Lin and his agents went right back at the Knicks. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey stuck it to the Knicks, too, as the ramped-up offer sheet calls for a bump in the third year of the contract to $14.9 million from the previously offered $9.3 million, which will hurt owner James Dolan badly in luxury-tax ramifications.

It begs this question: Will Dolan flip out and tell Grunwald to have Lin pack for Houston?

The back-loaded deal is something of a poison pill, and the Knicks will have salary commitments of about $87 million for eight players in 2014-15. That could be as much as $17 million over the luxury-tax threshold.

The original offer agreed upon last weekend was four years for $28.8 million, but only $19.5 million was guaranteed across the first three years. The final year was not guaranteed. There is no fourth year in the new offer sheet.

According to a source, Morey upped the offer because he heard the Knicks easily would match the old offer and had lost all his point guards. Morey is good friends with former Rockets center Yao Ming, Lin’s mentor.

The Knicks were angry even before yesterday at the Rockets because they did not receive the offer sheet on July 11, as is customary. It took two full days for Lin to sign it.

A source said Lin was too busy Wednesday at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, where he received the honor of “Breakthrough Athlete’’ and posed for pictures with Jessica Biel and Tim Tebow.

Because the Knicks wouldn’t make him an offer immediately after the start of free agency, Lin withdrew from the U.S. Select Team on July 5 that practiced against the Olympic team.

Woodson said he hoped Lin would attend the Knicks summer league practices to work out with the coaches.

Last month, Woodson said he was excited Lin would be on the Select Team.

Yesterday Woodson said, “You’ve got to live with it, but it’s not the end of the world. Any time you can experience something like that when you’re playing against the best talent in the world, it can’t do nothing but enhance or help your game. You can learn a lot from that experience. He chose not to play. They’re not going to stop because he didn’t play. They’re going to move on.’’

Houston was within its legal rights to alter the offer that was agreed upon July 6. Lin couldn’t sign until July 11. But it is very unusual for terms to be changed so dramatically.

The Knicks have until today to match the offer sheet to Lin’s buddy Landry Fields, who received a back-loaded offer totaling $19 million from the Raptors with $8.5 million for the third year. But now there’s no chance of that, with the third year — that 2014-15 season — becoming a big issue financially for Dolan.
 5 years ago '04        #8992
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Berman

LAS VEGAS — J.R. Smith said he doesn’t care if he starts for the Knicks or comes off the bench as long as he is paired with Jason Kidd.

“Wherever J-Kidd is, that’s where I want to be,” said Smith, who re-signed this week. “Wherever J-Kidd is, that’s where I’m at. That’s where I want to be. I love his game. I don’t know him personally. I love his demeanor toward the game, how serious he takes the game. I heard he’s one of the best teammates. He’s a class act from what I understand.’’

Smith sees Kidd, the veteran point guard who signed a three-year free-agent deal, having a big effect on the Knicks offense.

“It’s open shots all day,” Smith said. “Our job is to make them. With J-Kidd, he’s finding everybody. Not only is he going to help myself and [Steve] Novak, he’s going to help our bigs.”

Smith popped into the Knicks’ summer-league practice to watch his brother, Chris, who was undrafted out of Louisville and is vying for an invite to training camp.

Smith signed a $2.8 million contract with a player option for the season. The Knicks were unable to offer him more than a 20 percent raise. J.R. said he got a bigger offer, but wanted to be on a winner.

“There were options for more money,’’ Smith said. “I’ve got money. I’ve been playing this game since I was 18. Money’s not the option. You can’t be on winning teams forever. I’ve been on losing teams. It’s not a great feeling.’’

Smith said he needs to be better after losing his shot in the playoffs, shooting 31 percent in the first-round exit against the Heat.

“I really didn’t want to go anywhere else,’’ he said. “I was comfortable with my situation. I got a great opportunity from the team to come in and help. I really think I didn’t do that last year. I think I got a lot to prove.”
 5 years ago '04        #8993
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let's go, unless some good news pop up, i'll be hibernating till the 4pm game starts
 5 years ago '07        #8994
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word... lost my phone to keep me on track but imma check out the knicks game @ 4 fo sho
 07-14-2012, 02:30 PM         #8995
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even the summer league Knicks defense is terrible. but we'll see
 5 years ago '04        #8996
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Berman

"Colangelo said he called Grunwald this morning to see if they are matching Fields offer sheet and got no return call."

Raptors got that




 5 years ago '04        #8997
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Josh Selby though, def. would like to have him over here.....for w/e reason Lin don't come back, def. gotta holla at the Grizz to make something happen
 5 years ago '04        #8998
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Felton saying NYK won't bite on the Lin's poison pill contract
 5 years ago '04        #8999
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this is according to Mark Haggard who spoke with Felton

said that he got off the phone with Raymond and that a deal will be sent to him that will bring him back to NY and Lin to Houston is gonna happen
 5 years ago '04        #9000
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and according to Berman, NYK has been talking with Porland about a sign and trade for Felton before....if we get dude via sign and trade...swear to god we better holla at my n*gga Orange Juice Mayonnaise
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