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Mike Bibby | Guard

Team: New York Knicks
Age / DOB:  (36) / 5/13/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 195
College: Arizona
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Free agent Mike Bibby is reportedly participating in a mini-camp with the Spurs this week.
Most of the players in attendance are hoping for training camp invites, and it's possible Bibby is trying to land a minimum deal with the Spurs. Even if he does latch on with an NBA team, his spot-shooting role off the bench won't be conducive to fantasy value. Tue, Sep 3, 2013 04:40:00 PM

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Mike Bibby hopes to play one more year in the NBA, after which he may pursue a coaching career.

"I'm going to try to play another year," he said. "I've been working hard all summer, and we'll see if somebody picks me up." The 35-year-old PG was ineffective in his last stint with the Knicks in 2011-12, shooting 28.2 percent from the field while playing typically atrocious defense, and it's very unlikely that he'll make an NBA roster.
Source: NBA.com
Sat, Aug 10, 2013 07:06:00 PM

The Grizzlies are working out free agent PG Mike Bibby, sources tell USA Today's Sam Amick.

The jokes write themselves here, but Bibby would not have fantasy relevance while playing in a backup role for the team if signed.
Source: USA Today
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 01:51:00 PM

Free agent Mike Bibby said he's preparing to play basketball this season.

"I'm getting ready for any call," he said. After starting postseason games for the Knicks last season, Bibby is looking for an opportunity in 2012.
Source: HoopsHype
Mon, Dec 3, 2012 01:00:00 PM

Unrestricted FA Mike Bibby will not sign with a team before training camp.

However, Bibby's camp "expects him to sign somewhere." Considering he shot 28.2 percent from the field last season and just 31.8 percent from behind the 3-point line, it's going to be tough for him to land a guaranteed deal.
Mon, Sep 24, 2012 09:47:00 AM

Unrestricted free agent Mike Bibby is "unlikely" to return to the Knicks, a source tells ESPN New York.

The Knicks don't need to retain Bibby after bringing in Raymond Felton, Jason Kidd and Pablo Prigioni in the offseason, and Bibby's best days are well behind him. He's still working out, though, and he'll likely find work at the end of a contender's bench.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 09:57:00 AM

Beat writer Alan Hahn suggests that the Knicks could bring back unrestricted free agent Mike Bibby for the veteran minimum.

Mike Woodson, who is expected to be promoted from interim to permanent coach shortly, has great trust in Bibby. The problem is that he'll be 34 on Sunday and is no longer a playmaker or defender. Bibby would be a third-string point guard at best.
Source: MSG.com
Thu, May 10, 2012 01:48:00 PM

Interim coach Mike Woodson said Mike Bibby will start in Wednesday's Game 5 against the Heat.

With Baron Davis (knee) out and Jeremy Lin (knee) doubtful, the Knicks are in dire straights. Bibby has averaged 20.4 minutes per game in the series so far, but managed just 4.2 points and 3.7 assists per game. Woodson would be better off using Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith as his primary playmakers.
Mon, May 7, 2012 11:24:00 AM

With Baron Davis sidelined by a dislocated right kneecap, Mike Bibby could start at PG for the Knicks in Game 5.

Jeremy Lin may return to action on Wednesday, and we expect J.R. Smith to take on more ball-handling duties, but New York will still need something from Bibby. He made a critical 3-pointer from the corner to keep the Heat at bay on Sunday, a rare instance of clutch shooting after years of inexorable decline.
Sun, May 6, 2012 07:08:00 PM

Mike Bibby started again in place of Baron Davis (flu) and finished with 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting (4-of-5 from deep) with two rebounds, four assists and two steals.

With Davis battling numerous injuries, the Knicks have turned to Bibby to pick up the slack and he has responded nicely thus far. Tonight's numbers are about the most you can expect from the veteran, though.
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 10:43:00 PM

According to Marc Berman, Mike Bibby could start in the playoffs with Baron Davis battling injuries.

Berman calls Bibby "Woodson's ace in the hole," but we wouldn't go that far when talking about Bibby at this point in his career. The veteran did have eight assists with just one turnover on Wednesday and doesn't have limitations due to injury concerns, so it's not a shocking idea that Bibby could see more time moving forward.
Thu, Apr 19, 2012 10:56:00 AM

Mike Bibby started for Baron Davis, who is bothered by several issues, including the flu, and had eight points, three rebounds, eight assists, a steal and two 3-pointers on 3-of-10 shooting in a win over the Nets.

This was essentially a home game for the Knicks, despite playing at New Jersey, and Bibby did a nice job of filling in for Davis. Davis has been highly ineffective with his back, neck and hamstring injuries, and it wouldn't be surprising to see Bibby get some more starts after this effort.
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 10:46:00 PM

Mike Bibby played just six minutes against the Hawks on Friday, despite Baron Davis having to leave the game due to his hamstring injury.

It looks like the Knicks will turn to Iman Shumpert to play point guard in an emergency, as Bibby and Douglas are glued to the bench. That emergency could happen at any time, too.
Sat, Mar 31, 2012 12:50:00 AM

Mike Bibby had five points and one assist off the Knicks' bench on Saturday, playing 10 minutes in the team's third consecutive win.

If this is all Bibby could muster with Baron Davis injured, there's obviously no reason to give him a second thought in fantasy leagues. Baron's absence mostly benefitted J.R. Smith (11 points on 4-of-12 shooting, with three 3s), who matched his season-high with 30 minutes played.
Sat, Mar 17, 2012 09:43:00 PM

Starting at PG in the Knicks' new-look lineup, Mike Bibby had six points, two 3-pointers and three assists in 20 minutes.

This about sums up Bibby's fantasy appeal -- a handful of points, 3s and assists, and not much else. His role will be diminished even further once Baron Davis is healthy enough to start.
Sat, Jan 14, 2012 10:45:00 PM

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PosRoleName
PG1Jose Calderon
2Pablo Prigioni
3Shane Larkin
SG1J.R. Smith
2Tim Hardaway Jr.
SF1Carmelo Anthony
2Iman Shumpert
3Cleanthony Early
4Travis Outlaw
5Quincy Acy
PF1Andrea Bargnani
2Amare Stoudemire
3Louis Labeyrie
C1Samuel Dalembert
2Jason Smith
3Cole Aldrich