Venezuelan team Marinos de Anzoategui were very close to signing Eddy Curry. The team sent the contract to the former NBA big man who had already the flight tickets for Venezuela.
Matt Barnes threw a punch at Derek Fisher that cost him two games, but after the Knicks coach’s firing, Barnes posted a picture worth a thousand words. In the hour after Fisher was fired by the Knicks, Barnes took to Instagram to post a photo of himself staring into the camera with a look that pretty much said it all, no caption needed. Barnes and Fisher have been at war with each other ever since Oct. 3, when Barnes caught Fisher at the home of his estranged wife Gloria Govan.
February 8, 2016 | 3:23 pm EST Update
Rusty Simmons: Festus Ezeli is having surgery on his left knee, according to the Warriors. Updates later.
Ramona Shelburne: Remember, Brian Shaw was Phil Jackson’s choice to replace him as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. Phil had interest in Brian Shaw when he was hiring for the Knicks job, but wasn’t going to use what few assets NY had to get him from Denver.