TONY Sports exclusive. Sources say that Isiah Thomas will be hired by the Knicks in a Scout/Consulting role. The announcement is expected to come later today. Stay tuned……
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Ron Artest has always been an Ill Will favorite since his days at St. John’s. After a big game 7 from Ron Ron, he stepped into the booth to record his single, “Champion” which is sure to be a Billboard hit.
Without further ado, here is the latest musical release from Ron Artest: Read the rest of this entry ?
The Mets are all of a sudden road warriors, the Yankees continue to dominate at home, Darrelle Revis may not be who we thought he was, and the Nets have a new coach. Oh yea, and apparently Lebron James is bigger than New York City. Yuck….
I have a lot on my mind, and it’s time to rant!
Yes ladies and gentleman, in case you were wondering, Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh, Lebron James and Josh Smith will all be available as free agents this next month.
July 1st is a month away and players on that date will be eligible to sign with any team that can afford them. There are two types of free agents that will be courted, unrestricted and restricted. Talk of New York sports will describe what each means in the upcoming weeks so that you are well prepared for water cooler show downs.
For the countdown to free agency, TONY Sports will also cover topics like the NBA salary cap, free agent scouting reports, team salaries and the always confusing sign and trade scenario amongst others.
So stay tuned and tell a friend to tell a friend!
Last night the Washington Wizards earned the right to draft John Wall first overall via the Draft Lottery. The Philadelphia 76’ers were the first runners-up and the lowly New Jersey Nets came in third. Despite losing 70 games in embarrassing fashion, the Brooklyn-bound franchise can’t even reap the benefits of being the doormat of the NBA last season. Read the rest of this entry ?
Permian High School in Odessa Texas, which was the inspiration to the movie turned TV show Friday Night Lights is making headlines again. Their basketball program will have to forfeit 16 wins from 2009, for having a 22 year old man pose as a 16 year old sophomore.
The full court press to get Lebron to New York has officially begun.
In the words of my main man Russ Bengston via Twitter, “New York City shouldn’t have to pander. To use that ever-popular NBA phrase, it is what it is. You’re welcome if you come. If not? F**k you.”