Found May 21, 2013 on New York Sports-Kings:
Photo Credit: After the New York Knicks were ousted by the Indiana Pacers in the playoffs, much blame fell on the head of center Tyson Chandler, who was outplayed by Pacers center Roy Hibbert for the majority of the series. Chandler was recently asked if he felt he had let his team down, to which Chandler responded to the contrary: “No, no. You can’t let the team down if you give them 100 percent. I gave my teammates everything I had and I’m fine with that.” It seems like an appropriate response from Chandler, who is basically defending his effort, but given his pitiful performance, you’d be hard-pressed to find somebody that agrees with his assessment of the situation. Chandler’s lackluster performance, along with Hibbert’s play, are the primary reason for the Pacers advancing over the Knicks. Now, the Pacers have a tough task against the defending champion Miami Heat, which some online sportsbooks will give you good odds if you are a Pacers believer. Either way, it will be interesting to see if Chandler is even on this Knicks roster, as many fans are yearning for change, and he may be the logical piece to move, unless a coaching change may suffice with the Knicks faithful. By: Frank Santos   The post Tyson Chandler: ‘I didn’t let my team down’ appeared first on New York Sports Kings.

JR Smith reportedly will sign four-year extension with Knicks

JR Smith said after the New York Knicks lost to the Indiana Pacers in the playoffs on Saturday that he wants to retire as a Knick. We can’t say whether or not he’ll be able to fulfill that wish, but it does look like he’ll be able to remain with the team for a while. The New York Post’s Marc Berman reports that Smith is expected to opt out of his current contract to sign...

NBA rumors: J.R. Smith hopes to retire as a Knick

New York Knicks shooting guard J.R. Smith is expected to opt out of the final year of his current contract this summer, becoming a free agent in the process. While there have been questions surrounding the potential of New York re-signing the sharpshooter to a more lucrative and long-term agreement, Smith told Peter Botte of The New York Daily News that he hopes to retire a Knick...

Knicks unsure about Stoudemire's role

Amare Stoudemire will go into next season with $45 million left on his contract and no guarantee of a starting job. He also could remain a reserve who plays restricted minutes. Searching for ways to improve next season, the New York Knicks could use a reliable second scorer and dependable low-post option. They have no way of knowing if Stoudemire can provide either because of his...

Final Report Card on the 2012-13 Knicks

By Charles R. Trimble III Carmelo Anthony (A) 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...

Carmelo Anthony played with torn labrum

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...

New York Knicks: Carmelo Anthony has tear in left shoulder

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...

The New York Knicks: A Lost Cause

The New York Knicks 2012-2013 campaign was the best season the team has had in the past 13 years. This year was the first time the Knicks had won a playoff series since the 1999-2000 season. It was the first time the Knicks had won the Atlantic Division since the year I was born, 1993. Carmelo Anthony finished third in the MVP voting. J.R. Smith won the NBA’s 6thMan of Year Award...

Report: Pablo Prigioni May Leave Knicks for Spain

  Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Pablo Prigioni could return to Spain. Prigioni, who played a huge role in the 2012-13 season with the New York Knicks averaging 4.5 points, 3.2 assists while shooting over 43 percent from beyond the arc, could face a tough decision due to wife’s wishes to move back to Spain, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post. The Argentinian...

Carmelo Anthony Played Last 12 Playoff Games With Partially Torn Labrum

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...

Grunwald and Woody Speak: 5/21

Your browser does not support iframes. The post Grunwald and Woody Speak: 5/21 appeared first on Knickswag - A New York Knicks Blog - News, Rumors, and more!.

New York Knicks – Mock Draft Round-Up – May 22nd

Every week leading up to the NBA Draft, Turn On The Knicks will round up what a variety of mock drafts have the New York Knicks doing with the 24th overall pick. We will also include our commentary and any updates on where the team is expressing interest.  Sheridan Hoops – Shane Larkin, PG, Miami – “Larkin singlehandedly carried Miami this season as he had a Trey Burke-like...

Knicks fall to the Pacers in Game 6 to to get eliminated, bringing up some important questions ...

Carmelo Anthony scored 39 points in yesterday's game, but came up short in the 4th quarter The always-tumultuous New York Knicks' season came to end Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis at the hands of the Pacers, a team that clearly wanted the series victory much, much more than their metropolitan counterparts. Even a kid from the big city...

Reports: 'Melo has shoulder tear

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony played in the NBA playoffs with a partially torn shoulder, according to multiple reports.

JR Smith


LeBron: I’m Not Afraid to Challenge Roy Hibbert at the Rim

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 [...]
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.