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New York Knicks
Every year, the NBA Draft has a handful of lottery picks who will be taken high in the first round. Several Syracuse greats in the last decade have been in this group, like Carmelo Anthony, Jonny Flynn, Dion Waiters and now Michael Carter-Williams.
But there have also been players like Kris Joseph, who just manage to snag one of those final picks in the second round. This year’s draft is June 27 and it’s very unlikely that Brandon Triche will be selected. But there is still speculation of whether teams will want James Southerland. Will Southerland find a home at the next level?
In his four years in Syracuse, Southerland’s game has improved, and he had a stellar senior year. He is a player teams can use to space the floor in the NBA, but he might not be selected.
Southerland saw less than eight minutes on the court his freshman year, but every year he was willing to play off the bench and provide minutes whenever needed. His sharp three point shooting improved annually, and was key ...
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About three years ago, I heard Charles Barkley on the NBA on TNT post game show make a statement about Joe Johnson, now of the Brooklyn Nets, when Joe was a member of the Atlanta Hawks.
“If Joe Johnson is the best player on your team, you’re not going far.” – Charles Barkley
Funny thing about that quote is Charles was right on the money. Fast forward to today and you could...
SHOULDERING THE LOAD
Carmelo Anthony reportedly has a tear in his shoulder and played in the playoffs with the injury. There is no word if he'll have surgery for it.
Carmelo Anthony played 12 playoff games with a partially torn left shoulder
It looks like there may have been a reason for Carmelo Anthony’s struggles in the playoffs. According to reports, Carmelo Anthony may have been hurt before the playoffs started as he originally hurt his left shoulder April 14th against the Indiana Pacers. The injured shoulder was re-injured during Game...
An MRI on Wednesday revealed that New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has a small tear in his left shoulder. The 28-year-old reportedly suffered the injury late in the regular season and decided to play through it.
The Knicks are hoping Anthony can avoid surgery on the injured shoulder. The team plans to allow the league’s reigning scoring champion to rest for three to four...
This is a similar injury to what Dwight Howard played with for a good portion of the year. It isn’t bad enough to sideline you, but it is bothersome.
Carmelo Anthony played 12 playoff games with a partially torn left shoulder, the Daily News has learned.
An MRI of Anthony’s shoulder revealed a partially torn labrum, according to a Knicks source and there is a possibility that...
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The good thing is the New York Knicks are in the offseason, but the bad thing is their superstar Carmelo Anthony may need surgery to repair left shoulder.
Anthony, who received the 2013 NBA scoring title, injured his left labrum in Game 5 of the first round of the 2013 playoffs against the Boston Celtics, and recently, the small forward received news that he...
I showed you the block heard ’round the world, when Roy Hibbert denied Carmelo Anthony at the rim. That plus Hibbert’s performance during the semi-finals has many considering him one of the best rim protectors in the league. So when one of the best rim protectors is set to meet one of the best finishers [...]
New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony played in the NBA playoffs
with a partially torn shoulder, according to multiple reports.
If you watched any New York Knicks playoff game you could tell something was physically bothering Carmelo Anthony. The team gave their superstar a MRI today and the results weren’t what they wanted to see. Melo was diagnosed with a small tear in his shoulder. With it being a small tear the team is going to hope a few weeks of rest will allow the injury to heal, if not he may...
By Charles R. Trimble III
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The NBA scoring champ will receive criticism one way or another, but it was truly a great season for Carmelo who put up 28.7ppg, 7rpg and 2.6apg, and led the team to their 1st division title in almost 20 years. Carmelo finally made a conscious effort to defend with vigor, demonstrated by his early season dives into the crowd for loose...
After an impressive showing against the Boston Celtics in the opening round of the NBA playoffs, the New York Knicks barely put up a fight against the Indiana Pacers. The team was ice cold offensively throughout most of the series and lost Game 6 on Saturday by a score of 106-99, despite Carmelo Anthony’s 39 points on 15 of 29 shooting.
Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim, who coached...
Masai Ujiri is leaving Denver to take over the basketball operations for the Toronto Raptors.
A person with knowledge of the move told The Associated Press on Friday that the NBA's executive of the year has agreed to a deal with the Raptors. The person requested anonymity because the deal has not been officially announced.
The 42-year-old Ujiri has been hailed as one of the...
Jim Boeheim loves Carmelo Anthony like a son, so it’s not shock that Boeheim feels the need to stick up for his former Syracuse star anytime he feels like Anthony is wrong criticized.
The New York Post is reporting that Boeheim took to the Syracuse Post-Standard to blast almost every Knicks player except Anthony.
, Boeheim ripped Tyson Chandler, point guards Raymond Felton and...
By Chris Connolly
After a disappointing conclusion to the season for the Knicks, it is time for the players to hit the offseason and make improvements. In some cases, this means taking a look in the mirror, and individually finding ways to improve their game. GM Glen Grunwald has made it clear that next season’s team will consist of many of the same cast of characters as lasts...