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Despite all the physical trauma Amar’e Stoudemire has endured throughout his 10 year career, he is still finding a way to produce at a high, All-Star caliber level. From season-ending knee injuries, to a detached retina, to back spasms and the infamous fire extinguisher incident, many NBA scouts and experts assumed that at this point, Amar’e should be a shell of his former self and on his way to an early retirement. While he may not be the high-flying, electrifying athlete that once competed in the slam dunk contest, STAT has been proving his critics wrong the past several weeks by producing at a high level.
Amar’e Stoudemire has simply flourished in his role coming off the bench. He understands his physical limitations and does not want to jeopardize the chemistry this Knicks team has. Former superstar Pau Gasol, who has turned into a backup to D’Antoni favorite Earl Clark, should really learn from Amar’e and how he has transformed himself from a bona fide superstar...
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Though Jason Kidd was simply "resting" according to the Knicks officials as he sat out for most of the Knicks' 106-104 victory over the Hawks on Sunday evening, there's already talk of allowing Kidd to sit out for extended periods of time, if that's in fact what it takes for him to feel comfortable come playoff time.Without the likes of Raymond Felton and Iman...
Jason kidd won’t play tonight.
— Al Iannazzone (@Al_Iannazzone) January 30, 2013
Knicks have been through a myriad of player injuries this season, some minor and some serious. Tonight against the Orlando Magic the Knicks will be without the services of Jason Kidd. Kidd has been battling some back soreness and spasms. He will sit out tonight and in my opinion he should take...
Not many teams in NBA history can say that they have a 6-time All-Star who is currently the second or sometimes third man off their bench. The Knicks are currently blessed with the ability to start Carmelo Anthony at the power forward position, only to have a BETTER power forward come in off the bench and move Melo back to his natural small forward position. This man we speak...
As we approach the All-Star break, let’s take a look back at the top highlights from 2012-13, a season we can all agree has been some crazy ride:
2-0 vs. Miami:
The Knicks announced loud and clear that they are the biggest threat to the Heat with two blow-out victories over the defending champs. Their 104-84 and 112-92 wins, the latter minus Carmelo Anthony, is the biggest reason...
The entire Knicks team and coaches paid a visit to Newtown, CT on Tuesday afternoon to spend a day showing their support to the grieving community. The Knicks hung out and played arcade games with kids and their families and surely put a smile on the appreciative fans:
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Magic vs. Knicks:MSG 730pm
Even with the recent struggle the Knicks have gone through, they will head into February in much better shape than recent history as they sit second in the Eastern Conference and atop the Atlantic Division. Tonight will be a good test for the Knicks against an over-matched Magic team to start turning around some things they have...
Tweet Simply put, Carmelo Anthony was in the zone Sunday night against the Atlanta Hawks. Anthony scored 42 points on 15-28 from the field, including a Knicks-record nine three-pointers. Here’s a highlight reel of ‘Melo’s big night: The Knicks came away with the 106-104 win, and the 42-point explosion now has Melo ranking second in [...]
From a young age, Allonzo Trier has enjoyed national spotlight. In elementary school, he shot a PowerAde commercial with Carmelo Anthony, and that same year, had a feature story on him in the New York Times. He had become a nationally known name in basketball circles, because of the potential for the player that he might become. Years later, that potential is coming to fruition...
The Magic got to spend three days in the New York area and had two chances to get big wins against two good opponents. Each game, Orlando did a lot of things right and had a fantastic opportunity to score the two wins.
Unfortunately, there just was not enough of the good for 48 minutes and the team's depth and inability to keep things going with the bench players in. And...
Enoch Smith Jr. of Mt. Carmel is a frequent visitor in Champaign. But he still finds something new to like each time he's there.
New York City, N.Y.
(14-30) vs. (27-15)
Time/TV: 7:30 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Knicks by 9
Tickets: $34-$34,950 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Lost 99-89 in Orlando on Nov. 13; Lost 114-106 in Orlando on Jan. 5; Tonight in New York City; March 20 in New York City