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With the New York Knicks securing the Atlantic Division for the first time since 1994, plenty of speculation has surfaced regarding their capability of winning a NBA Championship. Carmelo Anthony has once again placed himself in the Most Valuable Player discussion in the midst of the Knicks impressive 13-game winning streak. Carmelo actually missed the Knicks first win against the Utah Jazz that kicked off the streak on March 18th, but shortly joined the team for the following 12 wins.
Averaging 33.0 points per game during the entirety of the Knicks winning stretch he’s been a part of, and an astronomical 40.6 in his last five games, Carmelo has proved he’s unquestionably one of the NBA’s most prominent superstars. With a season scoring average of 28.6, Melo has also managed to snag the scoring lead from Kevin Durant for the time being.
According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Carmelo became the only player since Michael Jordan to score at least 40 points while shooting 60 percent fro...
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DALLAS (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki scored 22 points, O.J. Mayo hit tie-breaking 3-pointers late in regulation and overtime, and the Dallas Mavericks denied Denver a franchise record in wins with a 108-105 victory over the Nuggets on Friday night.
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The Dallas Mavericks have labored through two sub-par seasons by their standards in a row. Franchise player Dirk Nowitzki, has made it clear that for him to re-sign after next season, there would have to be a significant overhaul of the current roster.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, isn’t used to seeing his team clear out their lockers before the playoffs begin, but that’s a...
Carmelo Anthony is hoping fans and the media will have patience with Derrick Rose as he continues his comeback from knee surgery.
Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points with 14 rebounds in just three quarters and the New York Knicks bounced back after having their winning streak stopped at 13 games one night earlier by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 101-91 on Friday night.
Anthony's streak of scoring at least 35 points ended at six games as New York coach Mike Woodson chose to rest the All-Star forward the...
With five games left in the regular season, Carmelo Anthony is in position to become the first New York Knicks player to win the scoring title since 1985. Despite having the lead in that race, it's the end of another drought that held the attention of Anthony and his teammates after their last game.
After clinching their first division title in nearly two decades, Anthony looks...
Carmelo has some words for fans and media, who are trying to see THE RETURN of Derrick Rose sooner or later.
“I wish y’all would stop rushing Derrick back,” ”Please. He shouldn’t come back until he’s about 110 percent ready. If he can’t compete at a high level, then what’s a couple more months going to do? What’s two more months going to do? I don’t think he...
The New York Knicks continue to roll through their winning streak and one of the best regular seasons in franchise history, playing a highly entertaining brand of basketball that has brought long dormant electricity back to Madison Square Garden. This isn’t the one month Lin-Sanity gimmick from last year, this is a high quality basketball team who is going to finish comfortably...
When Michael Jordan, Scottie Pipen and the Bulls were winning their were the one team that was always in the way of the Knicks shot at winning a 3rd NBA title in franchise history. Now it looks like the Bulls are again in the way of the Knicks continuing a 13 game winning streak.It took overtime but the Bulls gored the Knicks 118-111. The Bulls also stopped the Miami Heat’s winning...
By Kenneth Teape
Post Game Recap
Final Score: Wizards: 99 Knicks: 120
It is a great time to be a Knicks fan, the first time a person could say that in a very long time. With the rolling of the Wizards the Knicks did tonight, they run their win streak to 13 games and also clinched their first Atlantic Division title since the 1993-1994 season. The Knicks did it in convincing...
The New York Knickerbockers have torn up the NBA over the last three weeks.
The Knicks haven’t lost since March 18 and their best player, Carmelo Anthony, has been playing like a man possessed, averaging 32.7 points per game over his team’s 12-game winning streak.
That span has included two wins over the Celtics — by a combined 34 points — yet many in New England are not...
By Max Marcilla
Knicks 111 Bulls 118
Early in the game, with six minutes left in the 1st, the Knicks found themselves up 23-6. They were shooting 75% from the field, including 4/6 on three-pointers, but the battle was yet to begin.
The Bulls cut the lead to as little as 2 at the end of the first half. However, the Knicks came out of the tunnel for the 2nd half with the same...