Found March 10, 2013 on Knicks Journal :
With key offensive contributors from the likes of J.R. Smith, Steve Novak, Kenyon Martin, and Chris Copeland in Saturday night's win over the Jazz, it was difficult to shed light on any of the outings the Knicks' starters had.That said, Iman Shumpert's efforts throughout the contest should boldly stand out most. The versatile sophomore has seemingly struggled since returning from an ACL tear. Since making his comeback in mid-January, Shumpert has undoubtedly paled in comparison to the player most remember him as from his rookie campaign.His offensive movements have been ever so tentative, to say the least. He sometimes gingerly makes his way to the basket, and when he doesn't, Shumpert settles for long-range jumpers. Those clearly aren't his forte.While coming off the bench in Mike D'Antoni's rotation last year, Shumpert could be seen as an explosive guard who enjoyed running the ball up a bit. Such a style of play, and such a role, seems to suit him much...

J.R. Smith Says He Has A Target On His Back After Monday’s Ejection

J.R. Smith doesn’t have the most favorable reputation in the league, which may be why he said he has a target on his back after being called for a Flagrant 2 foul on Harrison Barnes and an automatic ejection in Monday night’s game in Golden State.  Smith tried to stop a Barnes layup with both hands slapping down at the ball, but caught part of Barnes head.  The play didn...

Did JR Smith deserve this flagrant 2 foul call during Knicks vs. Warriors?

JR Smith was ejected from Monday night’s match up against the Golden State Warriors for a flagrant 2 foul on this play in the third quarter. A flagrant 2 foul is an automatic ejection. Check the play and see if you agree with the call.   I think this call should be rescinded. If the Serge Ibaka shot against Blake Griffin wasn’t a flagrant 2, how can you call this one?   source

Smith Jr. 'Shocked' by Syracuse Offer

Syracuse continues to recruit the midwest hard. They've recently offered Mount Carmel High (IL) 3-star defensive tackle Enoch Smith Jr. and he discusses the offer with inside.

CC video of the day: Knicks' Smith tossed vs. Warriors

The New York Knicks were getting clobbered by the Golden State Warriors last night and it seems frustration set in for Knicks' J.R. Smith that he took it out on Warriors' Harrison Barnes. However, here's the thing... I think he should not have been tossed after official review. Looking at the video below, it is clear Smith came down hard on Barnes to stop an easy...

J.R. Smith Ejected for Flagrant 2 Foul

Video: He must have a Bay area party to attend 

Knicks Learn to Cope Without Stars in Victory Over Jazz

The Knicks have won during stretches without Amar'e Stoudemire before over the last two seasons, and now, they'll just be forced to do it yet again.The news that Amar'e Stoudemire will have surgery on his right knee (forcing him to sit out at least six weeks) is a big blow for a Knicks team that was just starting to find a rhythm with its team more or less at full strength...

Knicks rout Jazz despite bad news

J.R. Smith scored 24 points and the New York Knicks shook off the absence of Carmelo Anthony and the shock of Amare Stoudemire needing more knee surgery to rout the slumping Utah Jazz, 113-84, on Saturday night. The Knicks learned earlier Saturday that Stoudemire will have right knee surgery that will sideline him approximately six weeks. But they still have plenty of scoring off...

Turn On The Knicks 12 Pack – March 8th Edition

12 thoughts on the New York Knicks heading into the stretch run of the season. They currently sit 3 games ahead of Brooklyn in the Atlantic Division, tied with Indiana for the #2 seed in the Eastern Conference and 8 games back of the Miami Heat for the #1 seed 1. Considering I don’t own a car anymore since moving into Manhattan (something that is good for everybody in the tri...

Knicks in Northern Cali to Meet the Warriors

By, Sean Aquino – Knickswag Contributor Knicks @ Warriors: MSG 10:30pm The Knicks five game West Coast trip starts tonight in Oakland versus the Golden State Warriors. The Knicks will have to get a handle on one of the fastest paced offenses in the league. Former Knick, David Lee will play tonight after missing the first match at the Garden. We all know what happened in their first...

TOK Game Preview – New York Knicks vs. Utah Jazz

Current Standings - New York: 37-22, 3rd in the Eastern Conference (.5 games behind the Indiana Pacers), 1st in the Atlantic Division (Leading the Brooklyn Nets by 2.5 games) Utah: 32-30, 8th in the Western Conference (.5 games ahead of Los Angeles Lakers) Previous Meeting - These teams haven’t met yet this season. They will meet again on March 18th. What To Watch For - The...
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