Found March 27, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
Following a 101-79 win over Detroit on Saturday, Carmelo Anthony had to answer the question that many struggling superstars have to answer when they are, well, struggling. Yes, the team is winning and things seem to be trending upward, but why aren't you producing more? Anthony has been a focal point of criticism for the Knicks ever since the blockbuster trade last February sent him from Denver to New York. Exepctations were through the roof as the Knicks made their first Playoff berth in seven years. This year was supposed to be the Knicks' big breakout from nearly a decade of mismanagement and embarrassment for a proud franchise in the world's most demanding sports market. So Anthony's career-low 20.2 points per game and 39.9 percent field goal percentage is not sitting well. And the fact the Knicks are holding on to the final Playoff spot for this year. This was not the season the Knicks dreamed. Already down a coach and sweating the loss of one of those star p...

Knicks F Anthony injures groin

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony tweaked his groin in the third quarter of Monday night's 89-80 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks."I don't think it's too bad; I just want to take it day by day," Anthony said. "Tomorrow, get re-evaluated and see what happens from there."Anthony sustained the injury while performing a spin move late in the third...

Carmelo thriving as Knicks' go-to guy

NEW YORK Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony had a message Wednesday night for injured teammates Amar'e Stoudemire and Jeremy Lin. "Take all the time you need getting back, guys. I've got this." Of course, 'Melo didn't actually utter those words, but the way he put the sizzling hot Knicks on his back during their 108-86 rout of the Orlando Magic spoke volumes...

Jeremy Lin Has Lunch With Editor of “Chink In The Armor” ESPN Headline

<a href="" class="moshare-button" data-channel="wordpress-1.2.4" data-message="The ESPN editor, Anthony Federico, who made the unfortunate mistake of entitling an article "***** in the Armor" got an interesting e-mail recently from a member of Jeremy Lin's family. The e-mail led to Federico and...

Jeremy Lin had lunch with fired ESPN headline writer and ‘it went incredible’

Jeremy Lin had lunch Tuesday with the editor who was fired for writing a racially offensive headline following a Knicks loss last month. Lin said at the time he hoped the use of the phrase “***** in the armor” wasn’t intentional and that he hoped to learn to forgive. Apparently that was the case. Newsday reports that a member of Lin’s family contacted Anthony Federico more...

New Groin Injury For Anthony Not As Serious As Earlier One

Carmelo Anthony tweaked his groin in Monday's New York win over the Bucks.

Knicks Without Amar'e Stoudemire & Jeremy Lin. What's Next?

The Knicks announced this morning that not only will Jeremy Lin miss tonight's game at home vs. the Magic, but Amar'e Stoudemire will also be sidelined for the next two to four weeks while undergoing non-surgical treatment for a bulging disk in his back.Stoudemire received confirmation from a Miami doctor that such type of treatment, which will include an epidural steroid...

NY Knicks, Jeremy Lin e-book now out for $1.99

Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks: Jeremy Lin: The Incredible Rise of the NBA’s Most Unlikely Superstar by Bill Gutman. It was released the 20,000-word instant ebook out in e-book format last week at the very low price of $1.99. A 50,000-word print book will follow this fall. In the ebook, veteran sportswriter Gutman offers this about Lin and Linsanity to NBA fans: his family...

Carmelo Anthony says Mike Woodson holds players more accountable than Mike D’Antoni did

Like any other superstar, Carmelo Anthony gives off the impression that he doesn’t want to be told what to do. He wants to be “the guy” on whatever team he plays for, and it was obvious that he couldn’t be that guy when Mike D’Antoni was coaching the Knicks. D’Antoni’s offense — which is predicated on point guards running the show — never sat well with Carmelo....

Lin has lunch with fired ESPN employee

Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin sat down to lunch with the ESPN employee who was fired last month for posting the infamous "***** in the Armor" headline on the network's website.

Stoudemire out indefinitely with bulging disk

The New York Knicks front line just lost a big piece to their hopes for making the playoffs.  According to Adam Zagoria, the team announced power forward Amar'e Stoudamire will be out indefinitely with a bulging disk in his back.  Head Coach Mike Woodson made the announcement during a media session before Monday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Woodson said Stoudamire...

MSG's Al Trautwig reports A'mare Stoudemire is out with bulging...what? (Video)

Before Monday night's New York Knicks game, MSG network analyst Al Trautwig passed along to viewers an injury update on Jeremy Lin and A'mare Stoudemire. Lin is day-to-day with a sore left knee, and an MRI revealed Stoudemire has a bulging disc in his lower back. Unfortunately, Trautwig mispronounced the word "disc" with a different four-letter word that starts...

NBA unveils shirts with player Twitter handles

The NBA has launched a series of T-shirts featuring players' Twitter handles. The shirts, available at, feature a hashtag with the team's logo on one side. On the other, the player's Twitter handle appears above his uniform number. The T-shirts feature the handles of some of the league's most active players on Twitter, including Kevin Durant, Dwyane...
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