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By, Aaron Kopperl – Knickswag Contributor
Coaching or playing for any team in the New York area automatically comes with loads of pressure. It seems like no matter who the coach is or what he and his team have accomplished, New York coaches are eternally on the hot seat in the eyes of the fans. Many Knicks fans and analysts have been openly questioning Woodson’s methods whenever they hit a bump in the road. Many have questions with Woodson’s hold on the team, his substitutions, minute assignments, and lack of adjustments, you name it. This questioning and complaining reached its peak after the Knicks reached a season-low 4 game losing streak about a week ago. However, Monday night’s win over Cleveland reaffirms my belief that Mike Woodson is a fantastic coach, and the greatest this team has seen in a quite a while.
Coming off of a disappointing loss to the Miami Heat on Sunday, the old and wounded Knicks had to travel to Cleveland the next day to play a back-to-back in an arena...
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The unwarranted criticism of Carmelo Anthony has reached an all time level. Tonight if he feels like he can play without risking further injury he will lace up his shoes and walk onto the Garden floor. If he can’t, then it is his and the Knicks best interest to rest.
Anthony rested Wednesday night, sitting out against the Pistons. Woodson said Anthony would be evaluated...
The knee injury that forced Carmelo Anthony from the game the other night held him out of last night's game as well. Anthony fell hard to the court after tripping over his own feet on Sunday, but he had been battling a knee issue for a few games. It turns out, he has fluid on the knee.According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, Anthony was unable to play last night because...
Knicks 87 Pistons 77
This was a game of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Tonight was a microcosm of what is good and bad of the New York Knicks. The injury depleted Pistons team, defending their home court, got down early in the first half to only take the lead in the 3rd period. If you think that was the end of the game you are very wrong. The Knicks came back from a 10-point deficit...
In one of the most riveting regular season games an NBA fan can ever ask for, the New York Knicks went on the road to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers, 102-97. The win snaps the Knicks ten game losing streak at the Quicken Loans Arena, storming back from a 22-point deficit despite losing their best player and All-Star, Carmelo Anthony.
Anthony left the game in the second quarter when...
Carmelo Anthony took a frightening tumble on Monday night during the New York Knicks’ loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. After the Knicks grabbed a rebound in the second quarter, Anthony looked to receive an outlet pass and appeared to trip over his own feet. He then grabbed toward his knee in pain.
According to head coach Mike Woodson, the tumble could have been avoided if he had...
New York All-Star Carmelo Anthony is sitting out Wednesday night's game at Detroit after injuring his right knee earlier in the week.
The Pistons, meanwhile, are without coach Lawrence Frank, who is missing the game because of a personal matter.
Anthony stumbled near midcourt Monday night against Cleveland after catching a pass and fell awkwardly to the floor. He got up, and...
Carmelo Anthony will be a game-time decision for Wednesday night’s game against the Pistons as he missed shootaround to tend to his right knee that has fluid built up causing soreness.
According to the NY Post:
Anthony did not attend the shootaround and was at the team hotel receiving treatment for what the Knicks are calling a stiff and sore right knee. Woodson said Wednesday...
By, Kenneth Teape – Knickswag Contibutor
Pre-Game News and Notes
Knicks vs. Cavaliers
After a tough loss against the Heat yesterday afternoon the Knicks will get right back at it tonight in Cleveland against the Cavaliers. This will be a big game for the Knicks as it will show what kind of team they are; a resourceful one that bounces back against adversity or one that will...
Carmelo Anthony went down against the Cleveland Cavaliers with an injury to his right knee that he says has origins that date back to before the game. Melo told ESPN that he knew today would not be a good da. “Today I just woke up and you know how some days you really don’t feel right,” [...]
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By, Max Marcilla – Knickswag Contributor
In what was one of the strangest games of the year, the Knicks came out on top by the score of 87-77. The game started well, as the Knicks opened up a 15-point lead due to Amar’e Stoudemire’s early dominance in the paint. However, once STAT came out of the game, Detroit ended the second quarter on a 13-4 run. Unfortunately for New...
Draya Michelle is gearing up for the Spring 2013 launch of her swimwear line, Mint. This time she has a Basketball Wife and Queen of the New York Knicks to help her. Draya showed a sneak peek of the line on Instagram which also featured Lala Anthony rocking this one piece from her spring line during a photo shoot Tuesday.
This time instead of just bikinis, Draya is giving some one...
The Knicks are reluctant to reveal the source of Carmelo Anthony's discomfort in his right knee.
Current Standings - New York: 37-21, 2nd in the Eastern Conference (7.5 behind the Miami Heat), 1st in the Atlantic Division (Leading the Brooklyn Nets by 3.5 games) Oklahoma City: 44-16, 2nd in the Western Conference (2.5 games behind the San Antonio Spurs), 1st in the Northwest Division (5 games ahead of the Denver Nuggets)
Previous Meeting - These teams haven’t met yet...
Mount Carmel High (Chicago) defensive lineman Enoch Smith Jr. was going to visit Notre Dame for the March 23 junior day, but he had to change plans and will return to campus a few weeks later. He updated IrishEyes.com on his recruitment, and if the Irish were still in the lead.