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Larry Brown Sports:
Regardless of what he would like us to think, we all know Carmelo Anthony was the number one factor that contributed to Mike D’Antoni’s resignation. After the Knicks acquired Melo at the trade deadline last season, his and D’Antoni’s relationship went south in a hurry. Now that Mike Woodson has taken over and Anthony remains in New York, you would think the relationship between him and his former coach is a thing of the past. With the Olympics coming up this year, however, that may not be the case.
D’Antoni is an assistant coach for Team USA and Melo is a roster invitee. According to CBSSports.com, a person with close ties to international basketball says that Anthony’s role in D’Antoni’s resignation “did not sit well with USA Basketball authorities.” With other talented players like LaMarcus Aldridge, Blake Griffin and Kevin Love playing the same position as Anthony for the Olympic team and not needing star treatment, the team could decide to go in another direction.
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New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin has signed a two-year contract with automaker Volvo to promote the company's cars around the world - especially in Asia.
The Chinese-owned company said in statement Tuesday that Lin, a guard who shot to stardom this season, will participate in Volvo's worldwide corporate and marketing activities as a brand ambassador.
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New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin finalized an endorsement deal with automaker Volvo on Monday that will focus on markers in the U.S. and China.Financial details weren't disclosed.Lin has been named a "brand ambassador" for the next two years and will be part of the company's corporate and marketing activities.The 23-year-old fits in with the car maker's new...
New York Knicks guard Baron Davis won't be in the lineup for Tuesday night's tilt with the Toronto Raptors because of a right hamstring injury.Davis suffered the injury on Mar. 16 and didn't participate in the team's shootaround Tuesday morning.The 32-year-old is averaging 4.5 points and 5.6 assists in just over 17 minutes per game this year.Davis missed the first...
Amar'e Stoudemire had 22 points and 12 rebounds as the host New York Knicks improved to a perfect 4-0 under interim coach Mike Woodson with a 106-87 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday.
Jeremy Lin added 18 points and 18 assists as the Knicks posted their fourth straight double-digit victory and beat Toronto for the sixth time in seven meetings. New York is averaging...
Do you feel like you need a reason to puke? Check out this Jeremy Lin retweet of NY Knicks' forward Amar'e Stoudemire following the teams victory over Toronto yesterday:
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Amare Stoudemire had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead the New York Knicks to their fifth straight victory, 82-79 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
Jeremy Lin scored 18 points and Carmelo Anthony had 10 to help the Knicks pull within three games of the Atlantic Division leaders.
Elton Brand had 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Sixers. Jrue Holiday scored 16.
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A change at the top appears to have made a world of difference for the surging New York Knicks, who have their sights set on the Atlantic Division crown.
Another matchup with the lowly Toronto Raptors could help them inch closer to ultimately climbing into first place.
Looking to improve to 6-0 under interim coach Mike Woodson, the visiting Knicks also seek a seventh win in eight...