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Carmelo Anthony had 36 points and 12 rebounds, J.R. Smith hit a pair of shot-clock beaters in the final two minutes and the New York Knicks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 125-120 on Sunday for their 12th straight win.
Smith connected on a 23-foot jumper from the right wing as the 24-second clock expired to put New York up 117-113 with 1:30 to play. He then swished a 3-pointer with 56.8 seconds left that all but sealed New York's 50th win of the season.
It's the first time the Knicks have reached that win number in 13 years.
Russell Westbrook had 37 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists for Oklahoma City, which fell a game behind San Antonio for first place in the West with five games left.
Kevin Durant scored 27, falling behind Anthony in the NBA scoring race.
Anthony came up with a season-high nine of his 12 rebounds on the offensive end as the Knicks amassed 23 points off of 19 offensive boards. Anthony's last three baskets came on tip-ins. He twice put back his o...
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The red-hot runs of Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks are set for a major challenge - a visit to Oklahoma City.
Anthony squares off with the only player ahead of him in the scoring race as his Knicks, riding the third-longest winning streak in franchise history, look to make a big statement Sunday against Kevin Durant and the Thunder.
While Oklahoma City is battling San Antonio...
By Charles R. Trimble III
After hearing whispers that the Knicks were better off without him, Carmelo Anthony has quieted that talk by catapulting his game to a level not seen around here since the days of Bernard King. His recent 131-point explosion against the Heat, Hawks and Bucks brought back memories of some of the greatest offensive performances ever by a Knickerbocker. Below...
Just wait until J.R. Smith T’s up Joey Crawford. It only a matter of when.
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.
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First of all, props to Melo for winning Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors. If you’re keeping track, that’s back-to-back weeks that a Knicks player has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week. J.R. Smith wore the crown last week.
And to further stunt on the league, Melo’s jersey outsold...
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson was out and about in New York on Monday. The running back hit the city to film “Ink Master” and it appeared he was super excited about it.
Up early in NYC to start filming for ink master
— Chris Johnson (@ChrisJohnson28) April 8, 2013
Man I’m on my lunch break in NY for the filming of ink master bored so I’m on tweeter straight...
Moments after Monday's national championship game, Russ Smith Sr. said that his son, Louisville guard Russ Smith Jr., will leave school early to enter the NBA Draft.