Found November 28, 2012 on
No Guts, No Glory:
Hindsight is always 20/20. And after have to deal with reports that Carmelo Anthony wanted him fired in New York, and then eventually resigning because it was clear that Anthony would win the power struggle, Mike D’Antoni has admitted that taking the Knicks job was a mistake. He did so in a wide ranging piece by Ramona Shelburne of ESPN LA. In it, D’Antoni discusses dealing with his surgically replaced knee and getting acclimated to his new team. But all of that takes a backseat to D’Antoni admitting that he shouldn’t have ever gone to New York in 2008. “I shouldn’t have gone to New York,” he says, looking down at the sideline in Memphis, pacing on that unstable right leg. “I should have stuck in there and battled. You don’t get to coach somebody like him [Nash] too many times. It’s pretty sacred and you need to take care of it. I didn’t.” “I think we got frustrated and I got frustrated. That’s why I left. We were there, it seemed like we deserved it, and then it seemed like somet
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Anyone who has ever played the basketball game called “Horse” knows the importance of a trick-shot. Its your ace in the hole, your rabbit out of the hat. In other words, a trick-shot can save your life when competing in an intense game of horse. Yesterday, a video went viral of current NBA star Carmelo Anthony, and former Duke star Kyle Singler performing some ridiculous trick...
MILWAUKEE -- Carmelo Anthony drove to the basket for an easy layup in the second half and then glanced back at his defender with a giant smile. It was almost like his face read, "that was easy."
It was just one of those nights for the Milwaukee Bucks.
In a game that the Bucks could have made a statement on their home floor, they instead fell flat on their face. And for...
In the crazy world of the NBA, sometimes lucky bounces turn into made baskets.
Check out this offering from New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony who drains a three point with less than 1 second left on the shot clock in the second quarter of tonight's Knicks/Nets affair:
Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points to lead the New York Knicks to a 102-88 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.
Anthony, who sat out the fourth quarter, was 9 of 18 from the floor and also grabbed eight rebounds in 30 minutes. The second-leading scorer in the NBA has scored at least 29 points in his last four games, including 35 points and 13 rebounds in a 96-89 overtime...
MILWAUKEE -- Before his team hosted the New York Knicks on Wednesday night, Milwaukee coach Scott Skiles wasn't shy about what the Bucks had to do in order to win their second consecutive game. In short, the Bucks had to find a way to keep Carmelo Anthony in check. The plan didn't work as well as Milwaukee had hoped. Anthony scored 29 points and pulled down eight rebounds...
GET IN WHERE I FIT IN
The Knicks have been on a roll without Amar'e Stoudemire, and he reportedly would be willing to accept a sixth man role when he returns.
Our picks for Monday night’s NBA top plays:
Carmelo Anthony beats the shot clock by .7 seconds with this off the backboard 3 pointer:
Russell Westbrook sees an opening…you can guess what happens next:
Manu Ginobili steals, half spin, ball fake, layup:
Tyson Chandler’s nasty putback:
Andre Iguodala floats one up for JaVale McGee who someone gets it to go in, and-1:
Aside from the Knicks' own resident Brooklyn boy Carmelo Anthony, there was perhaps no other Knickerbocker looking forward to Monday's matchup with the Nets more than Jason Kidd.After being the leader of such New Jersey Nets squads that went head to head with the Knicks in the early 2000's, Kidd understands exactly what the rivalry is all about. He understands how much...
The New York Knicks could be getting a nice Christmas present as forward Amar'e Stoudemire's goal is to return in late December and possibly play against the Lakers Christmas Day, reports the New York Post.
According to the New York Post's sources Stoudemire hasn't even ran on the court following his left-knee-debridement surgery Nov. 1.
Stoudemire said earlier...
There has been speculation about how the New York Knicks will use Amar'e Stoudemire when he returns in two weeks from arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
ESPNNewYork.com reports that two sources say he would be fine as the Knicks' sixth man.
"All he cares about right now is helping the team and winning," said one ESPN source, who has been around Stoudemire...
Today, the USA Today released the list of top selling jerseys and the list goes as followed:
1. Miami Heat LeBron James
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2. Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant
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3. Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant
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4. New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony
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5. Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose
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Amar’e Stoudemire has not played in a game yet this season for the New York Knicks, but the team has been more than fine without him. A 10-4 start with Amar’e nursing a knee injury has many wondering what Mike Woodson will do with his power forward when he returns. Should the Knicks trade him? Should they insert him back into the starting lineup?
According to a report from ESPNNewYork...