Found August 21, 2012 on Knicks Journal :
It's safe to say that Amar'e Stoudemire's first two seasons with the New York Knicks have been filled with their share of ups and downs.After displaying M.V.P. like dominance during his first season in the Big Apple, a mix of personal issues and injuries led to Stoudemire facing much adversity during the 2011-12 campaign.What's more, after having played with steady floor generals like Steve Nash and Raymond Felton in the past, Stoudemire also struggled to get into a rhythm offensively last season as his team took nearly half the season to settle on a consistent starting point guard.This is because much of the big man's offensive success has thus far appeared dependent on an effective pick and roll. Not one to create opportunities for himself, Stoudemire thrives next to a point guard who knows how and where to hit him with the ball in the right spots.But that same dependency seems like it'll come to an end as the Knicks star looks to expand his skill set for n...

Spotted: Amar’e Stoudemire on BET’s 106 & Park

Amar’e Stoudemire made an appearance on BET’s 106 & Park tonight alongside Trey Songz:

Baron Davis hopes to return this season

You cannot help but cringe when watching Baron Davis’ knee injury from last season’s playoffs (Disclaimer: not for the squeamish). The 33-year old tore his ACL and MCL while driving to the basket in a playoff game against the Miami Heat. The recovery time for this type of injury is supposed to be a full year, but Davis thinks he can make it back sooner than that. “I’m...

New York Knicks: The Good The Bad The Ugly of JR Smith

JR Smith is from Millstone, NJ. He is  6’6″ 220 lbs and 26 years of age. He is officially in his prime and is a SG for the New York Knicks. JR entered the NBA directly out of high school in 2004 by way of the New Orleans Hornets. His first season he did well , but in his second with the Hornets his numbers declined a bit. He was traded in the off-season of his second year to...

Uh, Melo’ selfish talk started years ago!

New York Knocks selfish scorer Carmelo Anthony has never seen a shot he doesn't like!Hey Eye On Sports NBA fanatics, would someone please tell me what New York Knicks often-enigmatic forward Carmelo Anthony is talking about!Just over a week ago, Anthony came out with some head-scratching comments about how he’s been viewed as ‘selfish’ ever since coming back from an injury...

Knicks Shooting Percentages. Not What You Think

Is Field Goal Percentage a true measurement of success in the NBA and have the Knicks improved in this area on last season’s squad? The 4 teams that made either the Eastern or Western Conference Finals were ranked in the top 5 in Field Goal Percentage come the end of the regular season. Only Denver split these 4 teams at the top of these standings. Read on… Related articles ...

Carmelo Anthony and his clones star in Foot Locker commercial (Video)

Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a couple of posts showing off some brand new commercials from the ad wizards over at Foot Locker.In this new commercial featuring New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, we learn about Carmelo's clones including one that just doesn't look like him:

What's the Word Going Around Knicks World Today? (Links)

As we enter the dog days of summer, the NBA's free agency period has slowed down, as now more players have found teams and may already be beginning to look towards training camp.For the latest word on what the likes of Amar'e Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony, and their Knickerbocker teammates have been up to, we here at have decided to search the blogosphere...

Spotted: Carmelo Anthony Parties At Providence

Carmelo Anthony was spotted partying with Swizz Beatz at Providence in New York City last night:

Carmelo Anthony’s stop snitching drug video resurfaces in anti-Obama talks

What was supposed to be a joyous time for Carmelo Anthony turned into one where his past mistakes were rehashed. The five-time NBA All-Star was stoked to be a guest at President Barack Obama’s “Obama Classic” basketball-themed fundraiser on Wednesday, but instead he’s being mentioned in anti-Obama campaign talks because of his appearance in a 2004 “Stop Snitching” video...

VIDEO: Carmelo Anthony Hands Out Medals At Dream Week

Carmelo Anthony made an appearance at the Garden of Dreams Foundation’s Dream Week event on Friday at MSG Training Facility where he handed out gold medals:


Carmelo Anthony is one of the most fashion-conscious players in the NBA and since his move to New York, his style game has been on point. When it comes to his off-court clothing choices, the Knicks forward often turns to Rag & Bone and has developed a relationship with David Neville and Marcus Wainwright, the design duo behind the brand. Melo has cited Rag & Bone as one of...

Mark Cuban rips Jason Kidd

Jason Kidd did sign with the New York Knicks out of nowhere. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was even caught off guard by this. We all know Cuban is very outspoken and will say whatever is on his mind. So recently will appearing on an ESPN Dallas Radio station Cuban took his chance to rip Kidd. “I was more than upset. I thought he was coming. I was pissed,” Cuban...

Mavs Exclusive: Kidd Responds To Cuban Blast

Future Hall-of-Famer Jason Kidd is speaking exclusively to to respond to Mavs owner Mark Cuban's incendiary quotes about betrayal and about the potential of Kidd's jersey someday being retired in Dallas. 'No chance,' Cuban says. What does Kidd say in response? You can read that only here on

Kidd Ranks Rondo As NBA's Top Point Guard

Jason Kidd thinks Rajon Rondo is the league's premier point guard.
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