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J.R. Smith scored 20 points, Raymond Felton had 19 and the short-handed New York Knicks defeated the Utah Jazz 90-83 Monday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.
The Knicks (39-26) dropped games at Golden State, Denver, Portland and the Los Angeles Clippers by an average margin of 20 points, but salvaged the last game of their trip with the gutsy win over the turnover-prone Jazz (38-27).
New York remains atop the Atlantic Division and stayed a game ahead of the Nets for the No. 3 spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
New York was without leading scorer Carmelo Anthony, who practiced earlier Monday and indicated his right knee feels better since he had fluid drained. New York also remained without center Tyson Chandler, bothered by a strained neck muscle, and forward Amare Stoudemire, who recently underwent knee surgery.
Smith had just two points at halftime on 1-of-6 shooting but got in the lane and to the line, making nine of 10 free throws and a 20-footer with 2:36 rem...
BEST OF MAXIM
Steve Novak probably wishes he could turn back time. One would be lying to themselves if they felt as if he was having the same type of quality season he had last year. A season which saw a very productive 8.8 PPG and an astounding 48% FG percentage, including a league best 47% from beyond the arc. This year, the word that comes to mind first when thinking of Steve Novak, is inconsistency...
Carmelo Anthony was recently featured in a Wall Street Journal cover story. In the piece, Melo discusses his feelings on the Knicks early season run, what being in New York means, fashion and how his wife Lala is helping him transcend basketball.
On the Knicks breakout run earlier in the season:
“This is what I envisioned, coming to New York,” he says. “This was on my vision...
HOW THINGS CHANGE
The renaissance of Stephon Marbury's basketball career continues, as he has been named an assistant coach for Beijing for the 2013 China National Games.
Kenyon Martin has no love for former team
Kenyon Martin and the New York Knicks lost to the Clippers Sunday night, 80-93, in Los Angeles. Obviously it didn’t sit well with him (why would it, though?) and he had some sour grapes for his former team.
In reference to the Clippers speedy style of play and how it might translate during the playoffs, he said…
The New York Knicks were once again without Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler on Monday night. Anthony is nursing a knee injury while Chandler is battling a sore neck. He has been diagnosed with a neck strain, but the club will send him for an MRI. According to Jared Zwerling of ESPN New York, Chandler has bone spurs in his neck. An X-ray confirmed this, but the Knicks want...
By, Kenneth Teape – Knickswag Contributor
Post Game Recap
Final Score: Knicks: 90 Jazz: 83
It was a tough trip for the Knicks, who lost the first four games by an average of 20 points and numerous players, but they were able to pull together and get a victory in Utah to end the road trip. It was a much needed victory for the Knicks who will head back to New York with some good...
Carmelo Anthony expects to return to the New York Knicks' lineup Wednesday night against the Orlando Magic.
Anthony has missed three straight and six of the last eight games because of right knee trouble. He had fluid drained from the back of the knee after struggling through the two games he did play in during that stretch, and says Wednesday he feels much better now.
With the Knicks missing Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire, it should be no surprise that Knicks/Clippers got lost in the shuffle on NCAA Selection Sunday. Sunday’s Knicks/Clippers NBA regular season game earned a 2.3 overnight [...]
By, Kenneth Teape – Knickswag Contributor
Pre-Game News and Notes
Knicks vs. Jazz: ESPN, MSG 10:30PM
This west coast road trip has gone as bad as a stretch of games could possible go as the Knicks have been blown out of basically every game. They have had good stretches of play, staying in a few of the games for the most part but never being able to put together four strong quarters...
Photo via Jason Szenes/New York Times
Knicks (38-26) @ Jazz (34-32)
1030PM/ET on MSG, ESPN
Today, the Knicks released a few injury updates. According to ESPNNewYork.com, “Melo will miss his fifth game in the Knicks’ past seven with a right leg injury. Anthony also said that the fluid drained from his right leg late last week was not from a knee issue but one...
Prior to playing the Clippers on Sunday, Jason Kidd was 2 of his last 18 from beyond the 3-point line. He made 3 of 5 in the loss, but can thank former shooting coach for the Nets, Bob Thate, who now works for the Clippers for the pregame advice. As Kidd was swishing threes on ABC, Jeff Van Gundy pointed out that the Knicks guard got instruction on his shot for 30 minutes prior...