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It is Monday, March 19th and the Knicks are currently on a 3-game winning streak, playing good overall basketball, and have the fans and players optimistic for what the remainder of the season has in store. Mike Woodson is 3-0 as the Knicks head coach after taking over for Mike D’Antoni. The Knicks seem to be a completely revitalized team thanks to his departure. It was evident that Coach D’Antoni would probably not be asked back after his contract expired at the end of the season so he pulled the trigger himself. With the Knicks not living up to all the pre-season hype and Linsanity dying down, the fans had to point fingers at someone, and D’Antoni was the scapegoat. The fans were chanting, “fire D’Antoni,” during the recent 6-game losing streak and it eventually became too much for the coach and the organization to handle, causing D’Antoni to be stripped of his coaching position. Despite Knick fans basically throwing D’Antoni under the bus like they did with Isiah Thomas, I truly ...
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On the heels of a four-game winning streak, new Knicks coach Mike Woodson is confident that his team can take home the NBA title this season.
PARAMUS, NJ—Tim Tebow’s first official order of business as a New York Jet was a trip to the local Ikea with new roommate and Knicks guard Jeremy Lin to purchase a bunk bed. Though unsure which model they would get, Tebow and Lin were set on bunk beds and they most definitely had to be “super sick.”
“We’re pro athletes,” said Lin. “So we can’t settle for...
Veteran head coach Mike Woodson has the New York Knicks back on track.If you’re an old-school kind of hoops guy, then you’ve got to love the way respected head coach Mike Woodson teaches the game. First and foremost, Woodson is a defense-first coach that learned much of what he knows from the legendary Larry Brown. Woodson also knows that in order to win in the NBA, that he...
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.
China is a major market...
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The Knicks star admitted that in the last three games, he has had more "energy" on the court, "especially on the defensive end."
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...
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 point guard Jeremy Lin.Okay Eye On Sports hoops fans, I’ve got the results from last month’s poll on ‘How many teams could Jeremy Lin start for’ and needless to say, they were a bit eye-opening to say the least.First, let’s take a look at the results.Poll Results1-5 teams (45) 40%6-10 teams (26) 23%11-15 teams (14) 12%16-20 teams (8) 7%21 or more teams ...
The New York Knicks (22-24) beat the Toronto Raptors (15-31) 106-87, tonight at Madison Square Garden.
Mike Woodson is 4-0 as interim head coach just taking over a week ago having this team play both sides of the floor.
They are playing offense and defense extremly well, even though this team couldn't play like this when he was an assistant coach.
Woodson succeeding as D'Antoni's replacement by reining in Knicks
By MARC BERMAN
Last Updated: 8:42 AM, March 19, 2012
Posted: 1:12 AM, March 19, 2012
No one doubts former Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni is a brilliant offensive technician who wins big when players, particularly the point guard, master his complicated speedball system that relies heavily on players reading...
The "Linsanity" hype that surrounded New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin will be nothing in the Big Apple compared to "Timsanity."
But are the New York Jets crazy to trade for Tim Tebow?
Rather than actually winning Lombardi Trophies like the crosstown-rival New York Giants, the Jets have spent most of the past five seasons huffing and puffing about them...
Jeremy Lin is thrilled that fellow sensation Tim Tebow is now a Jet.
"It's awesome. I'm just excited for him and to see what he does," Lin said after delivering a huge fourth quarter in the Knicks' 82-79 win over the 76ers on Wednesday night. "We'll see what happens next year, but I'm excited obviously that he's going to be in New York."...
Welcome to America. Please choose your advertising language of choice.
Does that welcoming message seem out of place or will it be something that is yet to come? Yesterday, news broke that Coca-Cola will start to add Chinese language based advertisements to their rotations inside Madison Square Garden. This new idea has stemmed from the enthusiasm that has surrounded New York...
Amaré Stoudemire has regained his swagger for the Knicks, who are now beginning to gel into a solid unit.
Say what you want about the New York Knicks roller coaster season or mediocre record. The truth of the matter is this collection of Knicks players are overflowing with potential…to the point where the team has been on the verge. But the question remains, on the verge of what...
This past Wednesday, I sat down with my guitar and settled in to watch the Fail Blazers take on the Knicks in Madison Square Garden. I wasn’t expecting much, so I felt it best to be properly prepared. Considering what the Fail Blazers have subjected me to this season, I’ve come to increasingly rely on the soothing power of music. Hey, some fans drink, some scream, some kick their...