• There’s another link between Immanuel Quickley and Knicks VP William Wesley

    There’s another link between Immanuel Quickley and Knicks VP William Wesley

    It’s no surprise to Immanuel Quickley that on the night of the 2020 NBA Draft, Knicks senior vice president William Wesley relentlessly lobbied for his selection at 25. After all, Quickley was the
  • Inside look at how Leon Rose rebuilt the Knicks: ‘We need Quickley’

    Inside look at how Leon Rose rebuilt the Knicks: ‘We need Quickley’

    It was time for the draft’s 23rd pick. The Knicks were on the clock. “We need Quickley, get Quickley,” William Wesley repeated, over and over and over and over. Wesley — the ubiquitous
  • Immanuel Quickley NBA Draft pick bonds Knicks to John Calipari’s gospel

    Immanuel Quickley NBA Draft pick bonds Knicks to John Calipari’s gospel

    Kentucky coach John Calipari could not contain his glee that his buddies, Knicks president Leon Rose and senior VP William Wesley, drafted one of his Kentucky guys – 6-3 combo guard Immanuel
  • Kira Lewis Jr.’s lightning speed capturing Knicks’ attention

    Kira Lewis Jr.’s lightning speed capturing Knicks’ attention

    Alabama point guard Kira Lewis Jr. served as a punt returner early in his high school career. He nearly beat his mother, Natasha, in a foot race at age 5. And his mother was a standout sprinter in
  • Knicks hire Kentucky’s Kenny Payne as first addition to Tom Thibodeau’s staff

    Knicks hire Kentucky’s Kenny Payne as first addition to Tom Thibodeau’s staff

    The Knicks confirmed Kenny Payne as the first addition to Tom Thibodeau’s new coaching staff, prying away John Calipari’s longtime right-hand man and bringing him from Kentucky to the Garden. “I’m thrilled that Kenny has joined my staff as an assistant coach. He has an outstanding ability to forge relationships with players and improve their …
  • Rasheed Wallace: Knicks’ front office hirings are a ‘brain fart’

    Rasheed Wallace: Knicks’ front office hirings are a ‘brain fart’

    Rasheed Wallace has bad news for Knicks fans who think the only direction the franchise can go is up. The former Knicks big man called the recent front office hirings a “brain fart,” claiming that hiring a former agent in Leon Rose to be president, and his longtime friend and CAA consultant William Wesley as …
  • Stephon Marbury blasts Knicks for hiring ‘World Wide Wes’

    Stephon Marbury blasts Knicks for hiring ‘World Wide Wes’

    The Knicks’ hiring of “World Wide Wes,” aka William Wesley, was universally praised on Wednesday as a forward-thinking addition by new team president Leon Rose. One former Knick, however, is against it. Stephon Marbury blasted the move, calling Wesley “world wide sucker,” in a video he posted on Instagram and wrote on Twitter that Wesley …
  • Knicks hire Leon Rose pal William Wesley to front office

    Knicks hire Leon Rose pal William Wesley to front office

    “World Wide Wes” is coming to New York. The Knicks are hiring William Wesley as executive vice president/senior basketball adviser, the team announced Wednesday, adding another boost to Tom Thibodeau’s head coaching candidacy. Wesley, a longtime friend of Knicks president Leon Rose and former consultant at CAA, is known for his connections with stars around …