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5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
According to a report by Newsday, New York Knickerbockers player Amar’e Stoudemire is aiming for a return. After knee surgery, he has a target date of January 1, 2013. Stoudemire said that the first of the year is “a possibility.”
In all honesty, the New York Knicks are doing very well without him. The team seems to have great chemistry with Carmelo Anthony running the show for them. With Amar’e, their movement becomes slower. Perhaps the Knicks should consider shipping him off elsewhere. Their record with him is better than their record with him in their lineup.
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Anthony appeared to have a slight limp in the locker room after the game on Christmas. Camby fell on his leg in the first half and Anthony hopped around in agony for several moments. He said he believes he hyperextended his knee. (via NY Post)
Carmelo Anthony will miss his fifth game of the season vs. Phoenix Suns after hyperextending his knee vs. the Lakers on Tuesday:
The Knicks will be without forward Carmelo Anthony for the second straight game on Friday night when New York plays at Sacramento. Anthony suffered a knee injury on Christmas Day in a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers when teammate Marcus Camby collided with him. Afterward, Anthony said he mildly hyperextended the knee. He told reporters later that the knee swelled up during a...
Knicks announce tonight that Carmelo Anthony will be out vs. the Kings. This move was expected and probably the smartest move in months. The Knicks are on a short break after tonight with their next game being on Tuesday vs the Blazers. Knicks are the walking wounded at the moment, but are waiting for the return of Amare next week with Iman Shumpert not to far behind him.
The biggest questions hanging over the New York Knicks directly involves Amar’e Stoudemire’s return from injury.
Will he spoil the soup?
He and MVP-candidate Carmelo Anthony have struggled together in the past as part of the same starting five.
As he prepares a possible return on Tuesday, the depth of his role is being fleshed out.
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Carmelo Anthony will miss his sixth game and would not guarantee a return Jan. 1 against Portland when the Knicks return home to the Garden. Mike Woodson said he is “hoping” Anthony is back for the New Year’s Day game.
Melo spoke to the media for the first time since Tuesday, saying his knee swelled up on the plane ride from Los Angeles to Phoenix. He added he was barely able...
Carmelo Anthony is recovering from a hyperextended left kneee.
In the fourth quarter of today's New York Knicks/Los Angeles Lakers game, Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony was looking to build upon the New York Knicks 4th quarter lead.
Watch as Melo cuts to the basket and contorts his body to make an off-the-glass lay-up against Lakers forward Pau Gasol:
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New York Knicks vs. Los Angeles Lakers
The Knicks will start their three game road trip out west with a visit to Los Angeles to take on the Lakers in part of the NBA’s five Christmas Day games. The game will feature the top two scorers in the NBA in Carmelo Anthony and Kobe Bryant going head to head on national television. Here are some things to...
Post Game Recap
Final Score: Knicks: 94 Lakers: 100
Knicks fans were sent home unhappy Christmas afternoon as the Knicks fell in a tightly contested game against the Lakers 100-94. The loss today was self-inflicted as the Knicks were unable to get out of their own way at some points. With the loss, the Knicks have dropped two of their last three games as the Lakers have...
While missing Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton did not hurt the New York Knicks their last time out, not having DeMarcus Cousins and Tyreke Evans certainly had a negative effect on the Sacramento Kings.
It's unclear who will be on the court for either team heading into Friday night's matchup in Sacramento.
New York (21-8) won 99-97 at Phoenix on Wednesday as Anthony and...
The New York Knicks plan to have Amar'e Stoudemire come off the bench when he returns to action, ESPN.com reported, based on information from league sources. Stoudemire could return on Tuesday against the Portland Trail Blazers, and although the team would prefer that he come off the bench, he could be a starter because of injuries to other players. Carmelo Anthony, who...
Post Game Recap
Final Score: Knicks: 99 Suns: 97
Without Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton the Knicks did everything they could to lose the game tonight. But when it came down to it, J.R. Smith would not allow that to happen as he knocked down a game winning jump shot to give the Knicks a 99-97 win over the Suns. It was the second time this season Smith won a game for...
Pre Game News and Notes
Knicks vs. Kings
The Knicks will look to end their road trip on a high note with a victory in Sacramento against the Kings. Like Wednesday night against the Suns, the Knicks will be without Carmelo Anthony (hyper extended knee) and Raymond Felton (broken pinkie finger). The Kings may also be without two of their top players in Tyreke Evans (sore left...
Tweet The New York Knicks were without Carmelo Anthony (knee) and Raymond Felton (finger) for Wednesday’s matchup with the Phoenix Suns, leaving little doubt J.R. Smith would carry the load offensively. And he did. Smith finished with a team-high 27 points (11-27 FG) and also added 6 rebounds, 5 assists, and 5 steals in [...]
The New York Knicks got off to their best start in decades due in large part to consistent 3-point shooting. They've recently struggled to hit from outside, and the team's recent slide looks like no coincidence.
The Knicks will try to avoid rare consecutive losses on Wednesday night when they visit the Phoenix Suns.
New York has employed the league's most 3-point-oriented...