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Knicks pick up option on Mike Woodson's contract

Mike Woodson talks to media at the Knicks'

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Mike Woodson is no-longer a coach on the last year of his contract.

The Knicks announced that they picked up the 2014-15 option on Woodson’s deal. Woodson is 72-34 in his 1 ½ seasons as Knicks coach.

Woodson, who replaced Mike D’Antoni in 2012, He guided them to 54 wins and their first Atlantic Division title in 19 years last season. The Knicks also won a playoff series for the first...

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Knicks sign Ike Diogu

The Knicks signed veteran forward Ike Diogu to a non-guaranteed deal today.

The 6-foot-9 Diogu has career averages of 6.0 points and 3.1 rebounds in 225 games with the Warriors, Pacers, Blazers, Kings, Clippers and Spurs. He spent the last two seasons playing in Puerto Rico and China.

Their training camp roster stands at 18. They are expected to add forward Josh Powell before their first...

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Knicks to add Ike Diogu, Josh Powell

Hawks forward Josh Powell puts his shoe back

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The Knicks will add veteran forwards Ike Diogu and Josh Powell to their training camp roster, league sources said.

Both were part of the group of free agents who had a two-day workout with the Knicks last week. Neither will get any guaranteed money, but will sign make-good contracts.

The Knicks have 14 players with at least partial guarantees, and want to add insurance up front.


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Knicks work out some veteran free agents

Los Angeles Clippers guard Ricky Davis, front, goes

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The Knicks hold their first practice of training camp on Oct. 1, but they worked out several veteran free agents at their facility the past two days.

A group that includes Ricky Davis, who played for six NBA teams and hasn’t played in the league since the 2009-10 season, and center DeSagana Diop worked out for the Knicks.

Center Cole Aldrich – formerly of the Thunder, Rockets and Kings...

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Book claims members of '81-82 Knicks shaved points

The cover of "Larceny Games: Sports Gambling, Game

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A new book claims that players from the 1981-82 Knicks fixed games as a favor to their drug dealer.

In Brian Tuohy’s book, entitled “Larceny Games: Sports Gambling, Game Fixing and the FBI,” he cites FBI documents alleging three Knicks, reportedly “heavy users of cocaine,” and their drug supplier shaved points.

But the federal investigation ultimately was dismissed and closed due to...

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