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The New York Knicks won two games this week that some may say a championship caliber team certainly should have, against the banged up 21-40 Cleveland Cavaliers, and the 23-40 Detroit Pistons. Both games brought up concerning factors for the Knicks, giving the fact their best player, Carmelo Anthony, had a small part in both efforts. Anthony left the game on Monday against the Cavaliers with a knee injury, and his absence followed when the team traveled to the Palace two days later to take on the Pistons.
Between Anthony being sidelined with the injury, coupled with the fact the Knicks were on the road, their backs seemed to be against the wall. With the question of whether or not the Knicks have a player, not named Anthony, that can take the ball when a critical bucket is needed, is a challenge that’s been haunting them all year. Another losing streak seemed to be on the horizon for this Knicks team.
Anthony left the Cavaliers game on Monday when the team was down by 22 points, and...
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Amar'e Stoudemire felt a little soreness in his knee and missed Saturday morning's shootaround to get an MRI which later revealed that he needs surgery on his right knee and will most likely miss the rest of the regular season and into part of the playoffs.
He has elected to have the knee debridement surgery sometime this week.
The injury comes just when the New York Knicks...
The Knicks have Amare on a 30 minute playing time limit, but it doesn’t seem to be helping, because his knees are starting to fail him again.
Stoudemire did not participate in Saturday’s shoot around due to soreness in both of his knees.
Stoudemire has had a history of knee ailments. He missed the first two months of the season while recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his...
The New York Knicks may sit atop the Atlantic Division, but injury woes continue to plague the team’s stars.
Carmelo Anthony has missed three straight games due to a sore right knee, and the Knicks announced Saturday that Amar’e Stoudemire will undergo right knee debridement surgery later this week. Stoudemire is expected to miss the rest of the regular season as he will be...
New York Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire had a cyst burst in his right knee and will be shelved for six weeks while recovering from surgery to fix the wound. Long a gimpy bastard, the 30-year-old Stoudemire, a six-time All-Star and 2007 All-NBA First Team selection, was averaging 14.2 points, 5.0 rebounds and 0.7 blocks over 29 games. Before STAT went down like an intern in the Oval...
It’s not secret that the Knicks are secretive about injuries to their players, Amar’e Stoudemire and Rasheed Wallace are prime examples. No real cause for concern, but Mike Woodson saying Carmelo Anthony will ‘eventually’ be back from a sore knee isn’t the most encouraging news.
According to the NY Post:
Dr. Lisa Callahan, the Knicks’ medical director, and Anthony’s...
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...
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...
In the first quarter of Thursday night's Oklahoma City Thunder/New York Knicks game, Thunder forward Serge Ibaka took a shot from New York's Amare Stoudemire on the chin.As Stoudemire tried to back Ibaka down, Amare inadvertently whacked him in the face and sent the OKC big man down for a period of time:
So close, yet so far.The Knicks can often leave their fans ever so frustrated when letting wins over some of the league's best teams slip right from under them. A very example of them doing so occurred just this past Sunday afternoon, after the Knicks lost a lead to the NBA champion defending Heat and faltered late in the game.Such a loss can leave fans livid for more, but that...
The Oklahoma City Thunder knew their defensive intensity had to improve following their worst stretch of the season.
Has it ever.
The Thunder and Knicks each go for a sixth victory in seven games on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden, where New York could again be without Carmelo Anthony in this matchup of division leaders.
Coach Scott Brooks knew his team had to "regroup...
By, Kenneth Teape – Knickswag Contributor
Pre-Game News and Notes
Thunder vs. Knicks: TNT 8pm
The Knicks will not only be under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden tonight but also on national television, as the Thunder come into New York for their only visit this season. The Knicks have fared well against the Western Conference at home, winning nine of 12 games this season...
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...