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ORLANDO -- The New York Knicks really didn't look like the NBA's only unbeaten team -- until it really mattered. After coasting through much of the first three quarters, with the lead bounced back and forth, the Knicks suddenly turned serious in a dominating fourth. They roared to a 99-89 victory over the hapless Orlando Magic. The Knicks (5-0) are off to their best start since 1993, when they won their first seven games. The Magic (2-5) lost its fifth consecutive game. Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points to lead the Knicks. Raymond Felton and J.R. Smith added 21 apiece. It was the fifth consecutive game in which the Knicks allowed fewer than 40 points in the second half. "That just tells me our defense is right where it needs to be," Knicks coach Mike Woodson said. "So when we do have to get stops, we were able to get it done." The Magic had seven players score in double figures, led by J.J. Redick, who finished with 18. Orlando played well fo...
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Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points, and J.R. Smith and Raymond Felton each added 21 as the New York Knicks held off the Orlando Magic 99-89 Tuesday night to improve to 5-0.
The victory extended New York's NBA-best start. The Knicks have won their first five games for the first time since opening the 1993-94 season 7-0 before reaching the NBA finals.
The Knicks remain the league...
An Orlando Magic performer was injured after she fell on her head during a routine at a home game against the New York Knicks. Jamie Woode, a member of the Magic stunt team, fell off her teammate's shoulders and hit her head on the court.
The KnicksJournal.com team was in Orlando to watch the Knicks and Magic rumble at the Amway Center on Tuesday night.Coincidentally enough, the most rumbling came from Magic fans, who were seemingly very excited that their team stayed in the game as long as they did.As fate would have it though, New York fans came out in force as the Amway Center seemed like a sea of orange and...
Video: Wallace to Arron Afflalo "Yeah AFLAC!"
Basketball, particularly high level basketball, is ostensibly a half-court game. You can try to push the pace and you can try to score in transition, but the majority of your points will come in half-court sets.
Particularly late in close games, offense and scoring becomes more about exploiting matchups and creating plays when defenses begin to lock in.
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Sheed being Sheed. Taunting Arron Afflalo after a missed free throw, by calling him “Aflac”.
After outclassing the bush league Orlando Magic 99-89 on Tuesday night to improve to 5-0 and remain the only unbeaten team in the NBA, it is evident that the New York Knicks will be a lasting, and powerful, force in … Continue reading →