Posted April 09, 2013 on
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New York Knicks
The New York Knicks romped to their first Atlantic Division title since 1994, getting 36 points from Carmelo Anthony and beating the Washington Wizards 120-99 on Tuesday night for their 13th straight victory.
Anthony put this one away with 21 points during the Knicks' 37-point third quarter that gave them a 95-71 lead. The NBA's scoring leader added eight rebounds and six assists while becoming the first Knick since newly elected Hall of Famer Bernard King with five straight 35-point games.
Iman Shumpert added 18 points for the Knicks, who negated a height disadvantage by tying a franchise record with 20 3-pointers. J.R. Smith and Chris Copeland each added 17 points.
On their longest winning streak since winning 15 in a row from March 1 to April 2, 1994, the Knicks can tie the franchise record of 18 in a row, set early in their first NBA championship season of 1969-70, by winning their final five games.
The Knicks have won or shared six division titles, but had gone near...
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DON'T RUSH THINGS
Knicks star Carmelo Anthony believes Bulls point guard Derrick Rose should only return to the court when he's ready, saying, "I wish y’all would stop rushing Derrick back."
For quite sometime, the Knicks were the joke of the NBA.
From the disaster that was Isiah Thomas, blowing up the team for Carmelo Anthony to to playoff futility it was only a matter of time before the team can return to prominance -- and their return as a top-team in the NBA has arrived.
This season, the Knicks have eclipsed 50-wins, and won their first division (Atlantic...
Carmelo Anthony said he feels bad for Derrick Rose and the pressure he’s faced to come back from outsiders who aren’t in the Bulls’ star’s shoes. Though he’s been practicing and was cleared to play in March, Rose has missed the entire season up to this point and is not expected to play when the Knicks & Bulls face-off on Thursday night.
According to the New York Post...
In a big power move, Carmelo Anthony moved ahead of LeBron James to earn the top jersey sales spot of any NBA player. Here's the top 15 player jersey sales in the league.
Carmelo Anthony has finally done something Patrick Ewing and Bernard King never did.
No, not lead the Knicks to an NBA championship, although he will get a chance this year. Anthony topped the list of the NBA’s best-selling jerseys, the league announced Tuesday, becoming the first Knick to do so.
Granted, the NBA has only been keeping track of such sales since 2001, but it is safe...
New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert was forced to shave part of his head to remove an Adidas’ signature “three stripes” logo on the left side of his hair.
Carmelo has some words for fans and media, who are trying to see THE RETURN of Derrick Rose sooner or later.
“I wish y’all would stop rushing Derrick back,” ”Please. He shouldn’t come back until he’s about 110 percent ready. If he can’t compete at a high level, then what’s a couple more months going to do? What’s two more months going to do? I don’t think he...
By Kenneth Teape
Post Game Recap
Final Score: Wizards: 99 Knicks: 120
It is a great time to be a Knicks fan, the first time a person could say that in a very long time. With the rolling of the Wizards the Knicks did tonight, they run their win streak to 13 games and also clinched their first Atlantic Division title since the 1993-1994 season. The Knicks did it in convincing...
With the New York Knicks securing the Atlantic Division for the first time since 1994, plenty of speculation has surfaced regarding their capability of winning a NBA Championship. Carmelo Anthony has once again placed himself in the Most Valuable Player discussion in the midst of the Knicks impressive 13-game winning streak. Carmelo actually missed the Knicks first win against the...
With their recent victories against the Heat, Celtics, Thunder and Grizzlies, the New York Knicks are back in the spotlight. Coming off of a brutal West Coast trip and a 4-game losing streak, the Knicks have turned it around and compiled a 13-game winning streak. While the Knicks have played a great team-game, the team has relied on bonafide superstar Carmelo Anthony. Through his...
By Kenneth Teape
Pre-Game News and Notes
Knicks vs. Bulls: TNT 8PM
The Knicks head into Chicago tonight looking to extend one streak, their 13 game winning streak, and end another, their losing streak to the Bulls. The Knicks have yet to beat the Bulls this season, going 0-3 against them thus far this season and losing four games in a row overall. This will be an extremely difficult...
By Kenneth Teape
Monday marked the day the NBA Hall of Famer voters finally got it right, as New York Knick legend Bernard King was finally voted into The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2013.
This has been a long time coming for King, who has long been thought to have been admitted into the Hall of Fame by players, coaches and fans alike. Better late than never...
By Max Marcilla
For the first time in 19 years, the Knicks are Atlantic Division Champions. Since that year, six teams have won the division, including the Miami Heat and the Orlando Magic, who are no longer in the division now. It has been a long journey, especially for the die-hards that stuck with the team since then, but the journey (at least for now) has a sweet ending...