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Carmelo Anthony, 28, is in his 11th season in the league.
There is a fine line that separates the best overall players in the league from the best scorers. While Kobe Bryant and Lebron James are great scorers and they can put up 30 anytime they want, it ultimately comes down to what they are doing on the defensive end and the other “small things” that contrasts the contenders from the pretenders. There is no doubt that Carmelo Anthony is a top five scorer, and maybe even a top 3 scorer behind Lebron and Kevin Durant, but does he make the Knicks better? Even after his days in Denver with Allen Iverson, a highly touted head coach in George Karl and more than adequate role players around him, the same question could be posed for that team. After bad losses against teams like Sacramento, Toronto (twice), and Washington, the Knicks’ performance last night as a group where they lost by one against the western powerhouse OKC Thunder without Melo begs the question. Would the Knicks be...
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Carmelo Anthony suffered a knee injury and has missed the past two games. He doesn’t seem very optimistic about his knee injury going forward.
Talking with Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, Anthony seemed to think his knee injury could trouble him for the rest of his career. When as asked Carmelo had this to say: “I don’t think I’ll ever be 100 percent.”
Carmelo Anthony participated in shootaround and is expected to play Monday night against the Warriors after missing the last 3 games with a sore/stiff knee.
According to the NY Post:
Carmelo Anthony is expected to make his return Monday night when the Knicks face the Warriors to start a five-game West Coast trip.
At the morning shootaround, the Knicks declared their star forward...
So Carmelo Anthony goes down and the New York Knicks complete a huge comeback and beat the Cleveland Cavaliers, outlast the Detroit Pistons in a roller coaster battle and take the Oklahoma City Thunder to the buzzer. Then Amar’e Stoudemire’s knee explodes again and the Knicks – still sans Anthony – beat the Utah Jazz by nearly 30 points. At last check, the Utah Jazz do indeed...
The New York Knicks may sit atop the Atlantic Division, but injury woes continue to plague the team’s stars.
Carmelo Anthony has missed three straight games due to a sore right knee, and the Knicks announced Saturday that Amar’e Stoudemire will undergo right knee debridement surgery later this week. Stoudemire is expected to miss the rest of the regular season as he will be...
It’s not secret that the Knicks are secretive about injuries to their players, Amar’e Stoudemire and Rasheed Wallace are prime examples. No real cause for concern, but Mike Woodson saying Carmelo Anthony will ‘eventually’ be back from a sore knee isn’t the most encouraging news.
According to the NY Post:
Dr. Lisa Callahan, the Knicks’ medical director, and Anthony’s...
Current Standings - New York: 37-22, 3rd in the Eastern Conference (.5 games behind the Indiana Pacers), 1st in the Atlantic Division (Leading the Brooklyn Nets by 2.5 games) Utah: 32-30, 8th in the Western Conference (.5 games ahead of Los Angeles Lakers)
Previous Meeting - These teams haven’t met yet this season. They will meet again on March 18th.
What To Watch For - The...
So close, yet so far.The Knicks can often leave their fans ever so frustrated when letting wins over some of the league's best teams slip right from under them. A very example of them doing so occurred just this past Sunday afternoon, after the Knicks lost a lead to the NBA champion defending Heat and faltered late in the game.Such a loss can leave fans livid for more, but that...
Amar’e Stoudemire missed the first two months of the season with a knee injury and now it looks like he’ll miss the last two with a similar problem. Stoudemire is having surgery on his right knee to clear out debris and is expected to miss at least the next six weeks.
This is a pretty big blow to the New York Knicks who have been getting some good production from Stoudemire...
J.R. Smith scored 24 points and the New York Knicks shook off the absence of Carmelo Anthony and the shock of Amare Stoudemire needing more knee surgery to rout the slumping Utah Jazz, 113-84, on Saturday night.
The Knicks learned earlier Saturday that Stoudemire will have right knee surgery that will sideline him approximately six weeks. But they still have plenty of scoring off...
The injury bug has began to take its toll on the New York Knicks. We reported the recent news that forward Amare Stoudemire would be out for 6 weeks with a surgery needed on his knee. A big blow because of the already ailing Carmelo Anthony. Now it appears ‘Melo will be ailing for the [...]
By, Kenneth Teape – Knickswag Contributor
Pre-Game News and Notes
Thunder vs. Knicks: TNT 8pm
The Knicks will not only be under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden tonight but also on national television, as the Thunder come into New York for their only visit this season. The Knicks have fared well against the Western Conference at home, winning nine of 12 games this season...
12 thoughts on the New York Knicks heading into the stretch run of the season. They currently sit 3 games ahead of Brooklyn in the Atlantic Division, tied with Indiana for the #2 seed in the Eastern Conference and 8 games back of the Miami Heat for the #1 seed
1. Considering I don’t own a car anymore since moving into Manhattan (something that is good for everybody in the tri...
Photo via Corey Sipkin/New York Daily News
Once again, Amar’e Stoudemire find himself on another hospital bed and will miss significant time.
Stoudemire can’t seem to shake lingering knee issues. The 30-year-old sat out Saturdays shoot around due to soreness in his right knee; soreness that turned much worse. ESPN’s Ian Begley, broke news that an MRI on that knee revealed...