Found April 01, 2013 on Brooklyn Balling:
Carmelo Anthony has been a main reason for the Knicks' recent eight-game winning streak, a streak that has significantly separated them from the second-place Nets   The last time the Nets won the Atlantic Division was back in the 2005-06 season, seven years ago as a matter-of-fact. That Nets team, still based in New Jersey, was led by stars like Jason Kidd, Vince Carter, and Richard Jefferson, in addition to role players such as Jacque Vaughn (current head coach of the Orlando Magic), Scott Padgett, and even fan favorites Zoran Planinic and Bostjan "Bokie" Nachbar. Clearly, none of those six players are still with the organization and a bunch aren't even playing anymore.  The 2012-13 Brooklyn Nets are far, far removed from that division-winning squad, which represented the last incarnation of the Nets franchise to have a winning record (49-33), something that the current Nets have already clinched. The next year, New Jersey finishe...

Carmelo Anthony drops 50 points on the Heat

Sure the Miami Heat did not have LeBron James and Dwyane Wade last night, but even if they did play Carmelo Anthony would have been the best player on the court last night. Last night Anthony dropped 50 points as the Knicks beat the Heat. Anthony was 18 of 26 from the field, with most of his made baskets coming outside the paint. Check out all of Anthony’s 50 points in the video...

Carmelo Anthony Drops 50…Knicks Win 9th in a Row!

By Max Marcilla Knicks 102 Heat 90 Boxscore With the news earlier in the day that the LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, and Mario Chalmers were all sidelined for the matchup between the Knicks and the Heat, many Knick fans thought this would be an easy win. Luckily, the Knicks did win, but it wasn’t at all easy, especially in the first half. Immediately in the first quarter, Carmelo Anthony...

Carmelo Drops 50 Against Injured Heat Squad

Carmelo Anthony was on fire Tuesday night as he scored 50 points in stylish fashion, while leading the Knicks to their 9th win in a row a 102-90 past the Heat. As LeBron James didn’t play due to a strained right hamstring, I’m sure many will question how much stock this performance holds when talking about this match-ups come playoff time. Either way it was fun to watch. -18...

Knicks rout Celtics 108-89 for eighth straight win (Yahoo! Sports)

NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony had 24 points and 10 rebounds, and the New York Knicks extended their winning streak to eight games and moved closer to ending Boston's hold on the Atlantic Division title with a 108-89 victory over the Celtics on Sunday night.,

Three Hits: Knicks fly by Hawks in 4th quarter

Here are three observations from the Hawks' 95-82 loss to the Eastern Conference's No. 2 seed, the New York Knicks, Wednesday night: 1. Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith controlled the game from the tip Anthony, who has been on a ridiculous tear during the Knicks' current winning streak, made the first basket of the game which was not a problem for the Hawks in and of...

Heat fall to Knicks as Anthony drops in 50

MIAMI (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony tied his career high with 50 points and the New York Knicks won their ninth straight game, topping the injury-depleted Miami Heat 102-90 on Wednesday night. Anthony finished 18 of 26 from the field, reaching 50 on a jumper with 16.9 seconds remaining. J.R. Smith scored 14 and Raymond Felton added 10 for New York. Chris Bosh scored 23 points for Miami...

Knicks in the Hunt for their 10th Win in a Row

By Kenneth Teape Pre-Game News and Notes Knicks vs. Hawks: ESPN, MSG 7PM The Knicks will look to continue their nine game winning streak in Atlanta tonight against the Hawks on the second night of a back-to-back.  The Knicks have been very successful thus far this season in the second games of back-to-back, going 10-6 in the season so far.  The Knicks have some history in their...

Melo drops 50 vs. The Heat

He had plenty to smile about. Lebron was not playing, neither for that matter was Dwayne Wade or Mario Chalmers as the Knicks beat the Heat 102-90. Carmelo Anthony scored 50 tying his career high in a Knick uniform.This means the Knicks season record against the Heat is 3-1. What will that mean come playoff time? not much unless they face each other in the Conference finals. Then...

Celtics-Knicks Live: Jeff Green, Celts Look for Revenge Against Carmelo Anthony

8 a.m. ET: The last team to beat the Celtics prior to their current two-game win streak was the Knicks. Jeff Green and company have a chance to change that Sunday. In a special Easter edition of the NBA’s best traditional rivalry, the Celtics (38-34) and the Knicks (45-26) will face off at Madison Square Garden. This is the fourth and final meeting of the year between these teams...

It Was Carmelo Vs. Kobe, On Opposite Coasts

Kobe Bryant might be the most predictable man on Earth. He took the court knowing that Carmelo Anthony had just gone for 50 points against Miami, with a stat sheet thick with shots and little else. In L.A., Shaquille O'Neal's jersey was being retired at halftime. Phil Jackson was in the house. Was there even the slightest chance that Bryant, for a night, wasn't going...

New York Knicks Player Power Rankings: Feels like November edition

Was this the greatest single week in the history of New York Knicks basketball? No, no it wasn’t. But at times it felt like it, especially in the immediate seconds following not one, but TWO blowout victories over the Boston Celtics. Now the Knicks have won eight in a row and are peaking at the right time. There have been contributions up and down the lineup since our last rankings...
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