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Should the New York Knicks be pushing the panic button as they fall to a 3-5 record after a Thursday night loss to the Houston Rockets at the Garden? Carmelo Anthony did it all last night, recording a double-double of 45 points and 10 rebounds, yet the Knicks still failed to come out on top. New York is currently 10th in the conference standings and 1-4 at home. Thus far scoring, rebounding and ball distribution have been a struggle for the Knicks. They currently rank 21st in points per game (94.9), 29th in rebounds (37.6) and 21st in assists (19.4). Most of the defensive struggle can be attributed to the absence of center Tyson Chandler, who’s out 4-6 weeks while nursing a fractured right fibula. The 2012 Defensive Player of the Year is the heart and soul of the Knicks defense. They appear to be lost without his presence and vastly undersized. The only other 7-footer on the roster is the jump shooting Andrea Bargnani. J.R. Smith is still shaking off the rust in his return after ser...
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New York Knicks fans were teased on Thursday night when Carmelo Anthony made a 3-pointer that would have tied their game with the Houston Rockets at 107 in the final seconds. The Knicks were inbounding the ball with 5.8 seconds left down 107-104. ‘Melo got the ball and went up immediately for the shot and […]
Carmelo has questioned the Knicks effort all season, but the message doesn’t seem to be getting through. The Knicks lost at home again, this time to the Hawks by 20 points and Melo went off.
“We ain’t playing worth a s— right now,” Anthony said. “We got to play harder.
“I am disappointed too in all of our effort. We are just not getting it done. It ain’t nothing that...
Carmelo Anthony continued his success against Atlanta by scoring 25 points and the New York Knicks regrouped after blowing a 17-point lead to beat the Hawks 95-91 on Wednesday night.
The Knicks, relying on 3-pointers, led 47-30 in the second period and 55-45 at halftime. New York made only 5 of 25 shots from the field while being outscored 23-10 in the third period, leaving the...
Carmelo Anthony needs to take a step back, wait a minute, and think before he makes his next comment.
Anthony has never been one to explode, but the implosion is coming. The Knicks are struggling, critics are pounding on Anthony, and questioning whether he has the mettle to ever win anything as a pro.
His frustration boiled over after Thursday nights close loss to the Rockets....
Carmelo Anthony expressed his frustration as the New York Knicks lost 110-90 to the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday, which was their fifth straight loss at Madison Square Garden.
"We ain't playing worth a s--- right now," Anthony said. "We got to play harder.
"I am disappointed too in all of our effort. We are just not getting it done. It ain't nothing that...
Carmelo Anthony would like some of the calls that James Harden received.
Anthony acknowledged frustration with the officiating Thursday night after Harden attempted 18 free throws in the Houston Rockets' 109-106 victory over the New York Knicks.
Asked if it was tough that the Knicks sent Harden to the line often when they got close, Anthony replied, ''We didn't...
Dwight Howard is terrible at free throws. You know it, Dwight knows it, even the league knows it. That’s why the NBA decided to create a rule that would reduce how many times Howard, a career 57.6% shooter, would make it to the charity stripe.
When put that way it seems ludicrous, but it’s actually rather brilliant. It’s filed under the NBA rule-book as an ‘away-from-the...
James Harden was back in the lineup, Jeremy Lin was back at Madison Square Garden, and that was just enough to help the Houston Rockets withstand Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks.
Harden scored 36 points in his return from a one-game absence, and the Rockets overcame Anthony's 45 points for a 109-106 victory Thursday night.
Anthony had the highest-scoring game in the...
ESPN’s Chris Broussard spoke with several league executives about Carmelo Anthony. (Taking journalism lessons from Joel Sherman or Manish Mehta.) One executive compared Melo to Stephon Marbury. Another? To Robin.“He’s probably Robin on a championship team instead of Batman. He has Batman talent, but the intangibles are missing.”“He’s not a winner.”Ouch. [BSO]**Follow...
Just as New York Knicks fans were going to throw Andrea Bargnani on the trash heap, Bargs has stepped up his game and proved to be a usable asset against the Atlanta Hawks.
In the second quarter of play, watch as Andrea makes a nice save of the ball from going out of play which leads to a wide-open shot for Carmelo Anthony:
That’s some Harlem Globetrotter moves right there…...
James Harden scored 36 points in his return to the lineup and the Houston Rockets withstood Carmelo Anthony's 45 points to beat the New York Knicks 109-106 Thursday night, giving Jeremy Lin another winning night at Madison Square Garden.
Anthony had the highest-scoring game in the NBA this season and grabbed 10 rebounds, but it wasn't enough for the Knicks in their fourth...
By Max Marcilla
Knicks 106 Rockets 109
What could’ve been one of the most memorable wins in recent years for the Knicks was a loss on a very tough way to go out: a foul call before the shot on a potentially game winning four-point play.
I’ll focus on the call later, but as far as the game as a whole, the Knicks played a pretty good game for the second night in a row...
By Kenneth Teape
Houston Rockets vs. New York Knicks
Post Game Recap
It was a valiant effort by the Knicks tonight but they were unable to overcome some mental shortcomings and questionable calls from the referees as they fell at Madison Square Garden to the Rockets 109-106. It looked as if almost all of the Knicks were not ready for the quick turnaround tonight after playing last...
By Max Marcilla
Knicks 95 Hawks 91
The Knicks are back in the win column after a 95-91 win over the Atlanta Hawks. It certainly wasn’t a flawless game, but the Knicks played very well in three of the four quarters, and in the end, they got (and deserved) the W.
The Knicks faced the challenge of a must win game on the road, and they responded. The first half was...