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By Max Marcilla
Amar’e Stoudemire is entering the 2nd to last year of his contract. Usually for players making over $20 million, like Stoudemire, a goal for a new contract year is to show his team why they should continue to pay him the same amount (or a larger amount) of money the next season. The secondary goal is to show other teams in the NBA that he deserves his $20 million. As for Stoudemire… he should just want to show any team that he could play more than 40 games in a season.
There is no doubt that Stoudemire is a good player. He brought life back to New York and hasn’t disappointed when he has been on the court. However, he isn’t on the court enough to give him praise.
The Knicks are not looking for Stat to be and All-Star in 13/14 (although they would be happy if he was), but rather a consistent, solid, healthy role player. Sad, but that’s the goal for one of the former great superstars in the NBA.
Is this attainable? Many fans would say no, and frankly, I hate to agree w...
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“He just knows, just know that his words have consequences and he’s going to have to pay for them.”
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Knicks guard JR Smith fired back at Paul Pierce, who has been talking smack about the other New York team all offseason.
One of the more interesting side shows of the off season has been the war of words between the Knicks and the Nets. Paul Pierce started it by saying how he has always hated the Knicks but since joining the Nets, he hates them even more. "Everybody knows how much I disliked the Knicks when I was with the Celtics, but I think it's grown to another level," Pierce...
If you haven’t already heard, the former New York Knick great Dean Meminger was found dead last week in a Manhattan hotel room. He was 65.
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The war of words over New York City professional basketball supremacy continues.
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And the banter between the Nets and Knicks continues…J.R. Smith is the latest Knick to comment on Paul Pierce saying that it was time for the Nets to “start running this city” and calling NY the “Nets Village.”
According to Ian Begley of ESPN.com:
Asked about Paul Pierce’s comments that the Nets will take over NY, J.R. Smith says Pierce is “a bitter person just getting...
Paul Pierce sparked a war of words between the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks, and J.R. Smith was the latest to respond to the former Boston Celtics star's comments that the Nets will soon own New York.
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