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NEW YORK -- For all their questions about age and possible distractions in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks could not have had a better season opener. Anthony scored 30 points and the Knicks led wire-to-wire in a 104-84 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night. "It was kind of up and down," Anthony said of the team's mindset after the severe storm. "Over the last couple of days we didn't know if the game was going to be played. Then before the game, we looked up and saw that they cancelled the marathon. We had to go out there and play. Today was something to give New Yorkers a couple hours of peace to come to the game and support us. We gave them a good show tonight, that's the least we could do." Steve Novak added 17 off the bench while Raymond Felton chipped in 14. Jason Kidd contributed 12 and three assists in his Knicks debut while J.R. Smith added 11. "I didn't know what to expect,"...
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The New York Knicks lined up at center court at Madison Square Garden before Friday night's game against the Miami Heat, which was the first NBA game held in New York City since the Hurricane Sandy tragedy. Carmelo Anthony addressed the crowd to thank the fans that came to the game to show their support for the Knicks and acknowledged the lives and families impacted by the tragedy...
Moments before the Knicks took the court against the Miami Heat, Carmelo Anthony had a few words for the Madison Square Garden crowd.
(Quote from ESPN New York)
“We want to thank everybody that came out tonight and showed some support. We really appreciate you,” he said. “We know a lot of lives and a lot of families have been deeply impacted by the tragedy of Hurricane Sandy...
NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony gave a heartfelt pre-game speech to the citizens of New York before the Knicks came out to dominate the world champion Miami Heat.
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New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony accidentally caused a fan to spill his beer while bumping into him after chasing a loose ball into the stands during Sunday's NBA game at MSG against the Philadelphia 76ers.
It happened in the first quarter after Carmelo made a big block on Sixers guard Nick Young during a fast break and tried to chase down the loose ball. Melo made...
Carmelo Anthony heard the news about the New York City Marathon being canceled, then came out to warm up and saw plenty of empty seats at Madison Square Garden.
At that moment, it would've been easy to agree with Dwyane Wade and others, that this wasn't the time to be playing games.
By tip-off, Anthony and the Knicks knew otherwise.
Fans had filled the place, when even...
Carmelo Anthony had 30 points and 10 rebounds, and the Knicks gave suffering New Yorkers something to cheer with a 104-84 victory over the Miami Heat in their storm-delayed season opener Friday night.
In the first sporting event in New York since Superstorm Sandy, the Knicks dominated a game the Heat players weren't sure should even be played with the city still so devastated...
PACING THE RIVALRY
ESPN NBA analyst and former Indiana Pacers guard Jalen Rose admitted in an interview with Grantland that following a game in Indiana during his playing days that he stole New York knicks center Patrick Ewing's television and VCR. Rose says the Pacers and Knicks had a heated rivalry and that he enjoyed getting under Ewing's skin. At the airport following a game between...
Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points, JR Smith had 20, and the New York Knicks rode another big 3-point shooting night to a 100-84 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday in the opener of home-and-home series.
Jason Kidd had 12 points and six assists, and Raymond Felton added 11 points for the Knicks (2-0), who followed their 19 3-pointers in a season-opening victory over Miami...
The New York Knicks hit 11-of-27 threes en route to a 100-84 win over the Philadelphia 76ers at the Garden earlier today. Carmelo Anthony made only one of those deadly threes, but scored 27 points and shot 56 percent from the field. The Sixers hung tough for the first 12 minutes of the game, but…
NEW YORK -- For all their questions about age and possible distractions in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks could not have had a better season opener. Anthony scored 30 points and the Knicks led wire-to-wire in a 104-84 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night. Steve Novak added 17 off the bench while Raymond Felton chipped in 14. Jason...