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If you happen to pick up this month's issue of GQ magazine, you will see the smiling face of Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin starring back you.In the GQ interview, most of Lin's answers are pretty pedestrian but he does provide some interesting comments about wanting to stay with his last team, the New York Knicks:"You can't ask for a city or a fan base to embrace somebody more than they embraced me," Lin says."I know it's kind of silly to talk about it with only two years under my belt in the league, but going in before free agency, I was like, 'I want to play in front of these fans for the rest of my career.' I really did. I really wanted to play in front of the Madison Square Garden fans for the rest of my career, because they're just unbelievable."
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Despite struggling mightily after three preseason games, Houston Rockets head coach Kevin McHale shelved Jeremy Lin against the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night strictly to rest the Asian-American phenomenon. The 24-year-old Lin, who suffered a torn left meniscus in late-March … Continue reading →
Amar'e Stoudemire. Marcus Camby. J.R. Smith. James White. Henry Sims.These are just a few of the names of Knicks players who have experienced injuries over the duration of training camp this month. As the official start to the NBA regular season nears, there is more talk about the age of the Knickerbockers than the talent they are set to display on the hardwood.Prepared to boast...
Rasheed Wallace is back, but not exactly. After spending two years away from the NBA, Wallace signed with the New York Knicks this offseason.The 38-year-old returned from retirement to provide a defensive presence and veteran experience for the Knicks.Celtics coach Doc Rivers stated, ”I’ve got a feeling the Knicks will have a spike in technicals this year.”In an interview...
Fat, chubby, “Felton fry;” the nicknames were everywhere Raymond Felton looked. No matter how hurtful the names were, they were justifiable, and Felton will be the first to admit it, as he averaged career lows in points per game (11.4) and rebounds per game (2.5). Knicks fans were understandably hesitant when James Dolan traded for and signed Felton to a three year, $25 million...
Copeland 15th Spot For Him to Lose?
On Saturday the Knicks played the Celtics in their 2nd pre-Season game. It was a back and forth game until the Celtics took a strong lead mid-way through the game, which was until Chris Copeland came off the bench for the first time.
After sitting for about 2 hours, Copeland came out knowing he had something to prove after his pretty bad...
With the NBA season less than two weeks away, basketball fans are getting set to watch some of their favorite players hit the hardwood once again.During a season of underwhelming accomplishments for the Knicks, J.R. Smith and Steve Novak provided their team's fan base with a couple of exciting bright spots all year long. With Novak emerging alongside buddy Jeremy Lin, and Smith...
This is a new ad for some product called� Isotonix® Champion Blend Plus which is a chocolate milk-flavored drink. It’s apparently loaded with vitamins, hence the tagline, “Change the Way You Take Vitamins.” But New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony doesn’t need to sit through some boring lecture about the product. Instead, he amuses himself [...]
As first reported by Marc Berman of the New York Post, Rasheed Wallace can be released by January 10 and only get the pro-rated amount from his $1,352,181 salary. Wallace has continued to work on his conditioning and can play a major role on this team come playoff time.
It is a low-risk, high-reward type signing. As we have said before, Wallace will bring toughness, defense and...
Defense!! Defense!! That is the common chant roaring from the fans that pack Madison Square Garden for every home game. Defense is the heart and soul of New York basketball. It has been for many decades.
Back in the 90’s, the Knicks and defense went hand in hand. The Knicks were known for their rough and intimidating style of defense. In the early 90’s it was guys like...
Kevin Martin scored 22 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 109-102 preseason win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.
Martin shot 8 of 11 from the field, including 4 of 5 from behind the 3-point arc. Patrick Patterson added 17 points.
Omer Asik had nine points and 11 rebounds before fouling out with 7:59 remaining, while Jeremy Lin had seven points and 12 assists...
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Knicks @ Raptors Pre-Game:
After almost a week off the hardwood, the Knicks are back in action! Beginning on Friday, the Knicks embark on a three game in four day stretch starting with the Toronto Raptors, then Saturday with the Boston Celtics and finish against the 76ers on Monday at the Carrier Dome. Amar’e Stoudemire will make his preseason...
Carmelo Anthony's way
After nine seasons, Melo can get what he wants. But is it what he needs?
Originally Published: October 16, 2012By Tim Keown | ESPN The Magazine26239781EmailPrint
ESPN The Mag: Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Anthony talks about why there isn't anything anyone can say to change what it is he wants to do on the basketball court.Tags: ESPN The Magazine...
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