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With five games left in the regular season, Carmelo Anthony is in position to become the first New York Knicks player to win the scoring title since 1985. Despite having the lead in that race, it's the end of another drought that held the attention of Anthony and his teammates after their last game.
After clinching their first division title in nearly two decades, Anthony looks to continue his remarkable offensive surge and lead the Knicks to their 14th straight win Thursday night when they visit the slumping Chicago Bulls.
Anthony had 36 points, eight rebounds and six assists as New York (51-26) routed Washington 120-99 on Tuesday to clinch the Atlantic Division title for the first time since 1994. Anthony became the first Knick to score 35 in five straight games since Bernard King, who won the Knicks' last scoring title by averaging 32.9 points during the 1984-85 season.
"I just think Melo, he's been on a nice run and ... it's nice to see because I know wha...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Bulls and Knicks were forced to play small ball on Thursday night thanks to a wrath of injuries to both teams. The Bulls did have Carlos Boozer to battle the boards where he matched up under the rim plenty of times with Carmelo Anthony who had a season-high 19 rebounds. Boozer countered with 15 of his own, but Melo doesn’t think the Bulls forward knows what he’s doing...
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...
Much success has been coming the Knicks way of late. A 50-game winning season since 1994, second seed in the playoffs, a strong squad led by Carmelo Anthony and versus the Bulls last night, some NBA history.
During the first half in last night's game in Chicago, the Knicks connected on seven three-pointers which added to their team total of 844 three-pointers made in a...
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...
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...
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Streakbusters: The Chicago Bulls ends another winning streak in the victory over the New York Knicks to complete a season sweep of their potential second round match up of the NBA playoffs. Carmelo Anthony showed no signs of slowing down on a back-to-back, continuing his offensive dominance with a game-high 36 points on 13 of 24 shooting and 19 rebounds...
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...