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New York Knicks
When the New York Knicks finally returned to the playoffs two years ago, the Boston Celtics let them hang around for only four games.
Now Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks are on the verge of beating Boston, and they want to do it just as quickly.
Anthony scored 26 points and the Knicks moved to the brink of their first playoff series victory in 13 years, routing the Celtics 90-76 on Friday night in Game 3 of the first-round series.
''It feels good to be sitting in this seat, this situation, to be sitting in the driver's seat right now,'' Anthony said. ''So it's just a matter of us just doing what we've got to do Sunday. We want to close the deal, we want to seal the deal.''
Quickly taking the crowd out of it in the first NBA game here since the Boston Marathon bombings, the Knicks built a 16-point halftime lead and now can take out the Celtics.
''That first quarter on the road, you've got to make sure you take that first pun...
BEST OF MAXIM
The New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony turned in a superior performance on Friday in the second quarter that left the Boston Celtics reeling.
The Knicks have all but swept the Celtics in their Eastern Conference quarterfinals after defeating them 90-76.
Anthony ended the contest 26 points.
This video showcases Melo's second quarter flurry.
The post Video: Carmelo Anthony lights...
JUST SWING, BABY
Carmelo Anthony told reporters that he enjoys listening to Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra while drinking wine beside the fire during Christmastime.
I CAN'T HEAR YOU
Carmelo Anthony says he has been able to focus this year by completely tuning out newspapers and television and just playing the game.
Just when you thought that you knew everything about New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, this little gem comes to light.
NewsDay’s Barbara Baker posted these tweets yesterday about Mr. Anthony and his love of classic crooners, Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra:
Carmelo Anthony quote of day:“I listen to Tony Bennett when I’m sitting home drinking wine by the fire at Christmastime...
Carmelo Anthony scored 26 points and the New York Knicks moved to the brink of their first playoff series victory in 13 years, routing the Boston Celtics 90-76 on Friday night in Game 3 of the first-round series.
Quickly taking out the crowd out of it in the first NBA game here since the Boston Marathon bombings, the Knicks built a 16-point halftime lead and now are on the verge...
Carmelo Anthony missed 25 shots and the New York Knicks still almost completed a sweep of the Boston Celtics.
So with J.R. Smith coming back to provide scoring punch off the bench, the Knicks are confident they can improve on their performance in Sunday's 97-90 overtime loss to the Boston Celtics.
''I missed a lot, a ton, of shots,'' Anthony said. ''...
By Charles R. Trimble III
It’s such an exciting time to be a New York Knickerbockers fan. The Knicks hold a 2-0 lead over the Celtics in the 1st round, J.R. Smith was recently named NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year, and Carmelo Anthony is playing the best and most fearless basketball of his career. These things have directly led to the success of this year’s team. Even Coach Woodson...
By Max Marcilla
Knicks 90 Celtics 97
At the end of the half, things were bad for the Knicks. New York had been averaging just fewer than 12 turnovers per game in the first three matches in the series. Today was a different story, as they had 12 turnovers in the first half. In addition to their sloppy ball handling and passing, the Knicks were shooting atrociously. A team...
Knicks vs Celtics: ABC 1PM
Today in Boston the New York Knicks have the chance to sweep the Boston Celtics and head home for as long rest until the beginning of Round 2 of the NBA playoffs against the Hawks or the Pacers. Today the New York Knicks will be without the services of J.R. Smith, who was suspended by the league, due to a flagrant 2 foul against Jason Terry in game 3.
The drama of Phil Jackson’s next job is back in the news. I guess fishing in Montana on a beautiful day with an accomplished career and money in the bank is not Phil’s idea of retirement! The living legend is interested in coming back to the bench or a rumored front office position with an NBA franchise. Who will take the bait lure him out of his fishing waders?
Knicks power forward, Amar’e Stoudemire who had been sidelined for six weeks after undergoing surgery on his right knee has recently stated that his return to the team is possible for the second round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs. With the Knicks’ current 2-0 series lead over the Boston Celtics, it appears that this could likely become a reality Coach Woodson and the Knicks could...
BOSTON — Carmelo Anthony was so reserved in complimenting Raymond Felton that the Knicks point guard, seated less than two feet away, could not help laughing. Felton had just finished dicing up the Celtics in a decisive playoff victory, and the best Anthony could manage to say was that his teammate’s 15-point, 10-assist performance was “what he’s supposed to do.”
Down 2-0, Paul Pierce and the Boston Celtics return home tonight to take on Carmelo Anthony's New York Knicks. So far this series the second half hasn't been too kind to the Celtics as they've managed to score just 48 combined points between each game's third and fourth quarters. While Boston has played really well in spurts, they've yet to put together a complete...
By Max Marcilla
Knicks 90 Celtics 76
The Knicks manhandled the Boston Celtics in game three tonight, winning by a final score of 90-76. Coming into the series, the Knicks were known as a team that can live and die by the three-point shot. The Knicks were a team capable of scoring 110 points at any time, and while they are still very capable of that, their identity has changed...
Two games into the first-round matchup between the Boston Celtics and New York Knicks, and the most talked about players are Carmelo Anthony, J.R. Smith and Jeff Green.
That wasn't always the case. Around the turn of the century, two other players, who are both involved in this series, ruled the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference.
The Atlantic Division has been lorded...