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Following an inconsistent first two weeks of the season that had their fans calling for a new head coach, the Knicks may have finally found their groove. It should be noted that New York has not faced much of a challenge during its current four-game winning streak, but the Knicks’ defense has looked pretty solid. They still rank only 21st in the NBA in overall team defense, but New York is headed in the right direction. After a defensive struggle that resulted in an 85-79 win over the Sixers on Wednesday, Carmelo Anthony expressed how seriously the Knicks are taking defense this season.
“For me, personally, I’m on a personal vendetta,” Anthony said according to the NY Post. “I get tired of hearing it. We get tired of hearing it. And just bringing Tyson (Chandler) on made (our defense) that much better. The last five games we’ve been doing a great job.
“Once we got Tyson, everybody was saying Tyson is the key to the defensive changes, but it was going to start with myself and Amar’...
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New York forward Carmelo Anthony left the Knicks' game against Memphis on Thursday night after spraining his right ankle early in the second half.
Knicks officials said Anthony wouldn't return and that X-rays were negative.
Anthony, the Knicks' leading scorer at 26.6 points a game, injured the ankle on New York's end of the floor and immediately limped to the bench...
When the Thunder take the court Saturday night against the New York Knicks, they will notice one less superstar facing them on the other side of the court.
Carmelo Anthony, who injured his ankle and wrist Thursday in a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, has been ruled out for Saturday night's game by Knicks head coach Mike D'Antoni, reports Marc Berman of The New York Post....
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony left Thursday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies after suffering a sprained ankle early in the third quarter.
Anthony was ruled out for the rest of the game and was scheduled to have X-rays.
He had 14 points and three rebounds before limping off the court when he was hurt on the Knicks’ end of the court.
Anthony is averaging a team...
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is unlikely to play in Saturday's game at the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Anthony suffered a sprained ankle early in the third quarter of Thursday's loss to Memphis.
He did not return to the game but X-rays were negative. The Knicks said he was doubtful to play Saturday.
Anthony scored 14 points against Memphis and is averaging 25.5 points...
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Carmelo Anthony is expected to miss the New York Knicks' game at Oklahoma City on Saturday night because of a sprained right ankle. Coach Mike D'Antoni gave the update before the morning shootaround. Anthony is the league's fourth-leading scorer, averaging 25.5 points. He was hurt early in the second half of New York's loss at Memphis on Thursday night.
Carmelo Anthony is being listed as doubtful for Saturday's game against the Thunder due to a sprained right ankle and sprained left wrist. Anthony did not practice on Friday one night after sitting out the last 22 minutes of the Knicks loss in Memphis.
Carmelo Anthony had 27 points as the Knicks took advantage of a team playing for the third straight night and the fifth time in six days.
Carmelo Anthony had 27 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three steals, helping the New York Knicks cool off the Philadelphia 76ers, 85-79.
Rudy Gay scored a season-high 26 points and the Memphis Grizzlies beat New York 94-83 on Thursday night to end the Knicks' winning streak at four games. The Knicks played most of the second half without scoring leader Carmelo Anthony after he sprained his right ankle early in the third period. He didn't return and X-rays were negative.
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony left Thursday night's game against the Memphis Grizzlies in the third quarter due to a right ankle sprain and will not return, according to the team.
Two of the NBA's best pure scorers were scheduled to go head to head tonight in OKC when the Thunder hosted the Knicks but Carmelo Anthony's ankle injury has likely put that storyline on hold.