HoopsHype Baron Davis rumors

October 6, 2012 Updates

Was that someone criticizing Jeremy Lin at Knicks camp? While Knicks coach Mike Woodson has run from the Lin issue, center Tyson Chandler was blunt, saying Lin was too “inexperienced’’ and their point-guard trio of Raymond Felton-Jason Kidd-Pablo Prigioni is an upgrade over last season’s Lin-Baron Davis-Mike Bibby troika. “Baron was hurt and Jeremy was a young point guard who was just learning and figuring out an offense,” Chandler said. “It was nothing against them and it was definitely nothing against Baron. “Jeremy was a young point guard who was inexperienced, who brought a great light to the organization. But as far as being able to run the offense and putting players in the right position he just wasn’t there. We got some veteran point guards that are capable of doing that.” New York Post

September 23, 2012 Updates

Baron Davis will have a multi-faceted role with the Knicks this season: He will spend some time around the team in an advisory role; he will work with Madison Square Garden's "Garden of Dreams" Foundation; he's expected to provide content for MSG's in-game entertainment and he may do some scouting for the team, according to two sources with knowledge of Davis' agreement with the Knicks. ESPN.com

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Knicks unrestricted free agent Baron Davis will remain with the team in "some capacity," his agent Todd Ramasar told ESPNNewYork.com on Thursday. The Knicks won't re-sign Davis as a player because the 33-year-old point guard suffered a horrific right knee injury in last season's playoffs, and it's likely he could miss the entire 2012-13 campaign. But since the spring, the Knicks have treated Davis like one of their own. The team has allowed him to do physical therapy with their training staff, and most recently, management has approached him about staying on board this season. ESPN.com

Ramasar said Davis' goal remains the same from the moment he suffered a partial tear of his right patella tendon and complete tears of his right anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments during Game 4 against the Heat. "He wants to make a comeback," Ramasar said. Davis is now walking around without a knee brace, and without the assistance of a cane or crutches. Ramasar said the last time Davis had a major checkup in early July, doctors determined he was ahead of schedule. The biggest thing right now for Davis is to regain his range of motion since the scar tissue healed. ESPN.com

August 14, 2012 Updates

A source close to Davis said he intends to return to the league this season. Given he tore the ACL and MCL of his right knee back in May, a recovery any time sooner than a full year may be a stretch but Davis is committed to getting back in the league. It just might take another season for that to happen. HoopsWorld

August 13, 2012 Updates

New York Knicks guard and former UCLA Bruin, Baron Davis hosted the 3rd Annual All-Star Kickball Game on Saturday at UCLA's Jackie Robinson Stadium. Why Kickball? "It's something that everybody can play," said the two-time NBA All-Star. "Everybody can find their inner child and it's a way of just connecting people. It's probably one of the safest and easiest games to play." FoxSportsWest.com

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ESPN Playbook: The video game industry can be a tricky and expensive business. Baron, why did you want to invest both your time and money in creating 5 Balloons Interactive? Baron Davis: I just think that right now gaming is at an all-time high. For me, I see how innovations are happening in the digital world, and I want to participate in it. There are some fun opportunities out here in the marketplace with the iPad and all of these mobile systems where you can start playing games as apps, and that’s a whole different experience than what people are used to. I hooked up with Sean, and we talked about creating games where people could ultimately have a greater experience than what they were getting with just the normal iPad apps. ESPN.com

July 21, 2012 Updates

Baron Davis insisted here that he is not retiring and expects to play again after sitting out this season while recovering from the May knee injury as a Knick. When he is ready to launch the comeback in 2013-14, Davis can sign with his hometown team if the Lakers want a “youth” movement at point guard. NBA.com

July 19, 2012 Updates

Scott Howard-Cooper: Baron Davis said he plans to play again -- yes, in the NBA, so save the wisecrcacks -- after sitting out 2012-13 with bad knee injury. Twitter

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Baron Davis walked slowly and with a tall, crutch-like cane under his right arm when he arrived at the Monsignor Kett playground Tuesday night. The Knicks point guard said that he is not sure how much longer he will need the crutch and the brace on his right knee after his season-ending surgery. But he knows for sure he is not done playing basketball. “I don't know how long (for the brace and crutch), but once I am done, it's on to rehab,” said Davis. “I am coming back.” New York Daily News

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