HoopsHype James White rumors


February 6, 2013 Updates

But here's the thing: White is not just a dunker; he's arguably the best dunker on the planet. You may have never heard of the 30-year-old because he averages 1.8 points per game for the Knicks, in his third season in the league since 2006. During the other years, he played mostly overseas in Russia and Italy. "A lot of people haven't seen James," his Knicks teammate Carmelo Anthony said. "He's the best-kept secret." ESPN.com

February 4, 2013 Updates

Will James White participate in the dunk contest this year? Ultimately, that's up to the NBA. The league decides who will compete for the crown. But if Iman Shumpert had a say in it, White would make the cut. "They should put him in, definitely," Shumpert said of his Knicks teammate. "He'd win it." ESPN.com

February 1, 2013 Updates
December 25, 2012 Updates

He was nicknamed “Flight White’’ and “Flight 75’’ in college because of his leaping and dunking ability. Now that he’s back in the NBA after an Italian League hiatus, Knicks reserve swingman James White is being nominated by the Players Association for the All-Star Slam-Dunk competition February in Houston. New York Post

October 26, 2012 Updates

The Knicks made no cuts yesterday but forward Chris Copeland, who averaged 15.5 points in the preseason, has all but sealed the 15th spot. If Wallace doesn’t break down during upcoming scrimmages and shooting guard James White’s foot injury isn’t serious, which it appears, Mychel Thompson likely will fall short despite a big night at the Coliseum (13 points in 19:54, 3 of 7 on 3-pointers). New York Post

October 24, 2012 Updates
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July 11, 2012 Updates

Jonah Ballow: The @nyknicks have officially James White, who was playing overseas for the past 3 seasons. He has 10gms of NBA experience. Twitter

The Lin offer sheet should be a priority because no other move they will make has the ability to spur season-ticket sales than signing “17.’’ The Knicks also will officially sign Jason Kidd, Steve Novak, J.R. Smith, James White and formally execute the sign-and-trade for Marcus Camby. It’s a busy day for general manager Glen Grunwald, who probably won’t match Landry Fields’ three-year, $18.5 million offer sheet from the Raptors, with Smith now aboard. New York Post

July 4, 2012 Updates
June 26, 2012 Updates

Emiliano Carchia: James White worked out with the Knicks yesterday. The forward has played in Italy over the last two seasons with Sassari and Pesaro Twitter

June 20, 2012 Updates

One of the players on (Unicaja's) shortlist is small forward James White, who was one of the best players in the last Italian league. His agent confirmed that he has been offered to Unicaja. Diario Sur

June 19, 2012 Updates

Emiliano Carchia: James White's Italian agent told Sportando that his priority is the NBA but he has strong interest from Spain, then Russia and Turkey Twitter

December 15, 2011 Updates

Denver Nuggets asked to Scavolini Siviglia Pesaro James White. The SF, best scorer in Serie A last season with Sassari, won't move from Pesaro because his contract doesn't have buyout or escape. His agent, Marco Damiani, confirmed to La Gazzetta dello Sport the proposal: "Nuggets were interested in James. The offered him an important role, the main SF of the lineup. White will stay with Pesaro". Sportando

June 14, 2011 Updates

Jorge Sierra: James White is in Indiana working out with the Pacers, according to agent Bill McCandless. He's going to Denver next week. Twitter

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