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The Knicks have been Paper Champions for about 40 years now. So, thank you JR Smith for stating the obvious. In an interview with ESPNNewYork.com this weekend, Smith said he thinks that the Knicks, on paper, have the talent to win a championship, something the franchise hasn’t done in 40 years. “Right now with the [...]
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JR Smith was recently asked for his thoughts on the Knicks’ upcoming season in an interview with Ian Begley of ESPNNewYork.com.
"Right now with the talent we have, what it says on paper is championship all day. But it's a matter of us going out there and doing it," Smith said after appearing at an event in Harlem at Nike's House of Hoops to promote/give away...
While the New York Knicks made some logical acquisitions this off-season namely in Marcus Camby and Ronnie Brewer, I’m not quite sure J.R. Smith is right in his proclamations that on paper the New York Knicks are a championship team on paper. Then again, J.R. Smith is known for flapping those gums via ESPN. [...]
Carmelo Anthony took a cheap shot to the groin during Team USA's 126-97 win over Argentina on Monday in an Olympic preliminary round game.
Argentina's Facundo Campazzo delivered the punch to the groin while Anthony was taking a three-point shot with less than four seconds left in the third quarter. Anthony went down to the ground immediately in obvious pain, but his...
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A meaningless final group game between the U.S. and Argentina Olympic basketball teams turned into a blame game with each of the rivals accusing the other of taking cheap shots at each other with the most visible low-blow being directed at Carmelo Anthony's crotch. During the final seconds of the third-quarter — and the U.S. holding a comfortable 102-76 lead over their rivals—...
When finding the best way to spike a volleyball around an opponent's outstretched arms, it may help to have NBA players trying to block your shots. Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and James Harden did just that this week, taking time off from their pursuit of the basketball gold medal to give a hand to Team USA's beach volleyball combo, Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings...
Argentinian player, Facundo Campazzo, gives Carmelo Anthony a cheap shot as he hits the All-Star in the groin after draining a 3-pointer:
Carmelo Anthony says nobody called him a selfish player until Jeremy Lin came along. The evidence proves otherwise, but as Anthony continually has shown, the facts never get in the way of a story that deflects blame from him. In speaking with reporters last weekend, Anthony once again seemed to assume that the world needed to take him at his word, as though no record exists of what...
If you haven't heard the story of 5-year old Naim and his love for New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin, this will be one rather heartwarming post.Naim is the star of a YouTube video which shows him pouting after the New York Knicks not retaining guard Jeremy Lin which can be seen below:It turns out that Lin saw the clip and decided to reward Naim for his loyalty to him with a Skype...
During the Argentina-USA game Monday, Argentina player Facundo Campazzo takes a cheap shot and jabs Carmelo Anthony in the nuts just as Melo is coming down from shooting a three-pointer. That brings a whole new meaning to taking one for the team. H/T DriveBaseline
When a video of a sad five-year-old Knicks fan went viral, the new Rockets guard decided to do all he could to try and cheer him up.
While some New York Knicks fans were happy that Lin wasn’t part of the franchise any longer, there was a five-year old that was devastated over his departure. Meet Naim: Last month, 5-year-old Naim reacted like many Knick fans to the loss of Jeremy Lin: by sobbing uncontrollably. The footage of his teary tantrum [...]
It’s day 2 for Amar’e Stoudemire as he gets to work at the “Dream Lab” with NBA legend Hakeem Olajuwon, and JaVale McGee in Houston:
Jane Mitchell of San Diego was able to interview Carmelo Anthony 1-on-1 following the team’s practice at the USA Training Center in London yesterday. Melo touches on the difficulty of putting together a golden team in just a month and what makes the Olympics as special as they are:
“I don’t think people really see how hard it is to come together for just a month or two...
Following a close first half, USA outscored Argentina 42-17 in the 3rd quarter and would defeat their opponent by a margin of 29 points ((126-97):
Shooting just 1-6 from the field, Carmelo Anthony didn’t have the best scoring game, but he was certainly active in today’s game vs. Argentina, their toughest opponent yet. Anthony immediately got off to a cold start, shooting 0-4...