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An ugly stretch of basketball has led to an appropriate amount of pessimism among New York Knicks fans in the previous couple of weeks. It isn’t breaking news that this has been a .500 basketball team for the bulk of the season and that they haven’t inspired much confidence as a serious contender in the Eastern Conference. The bar was set higher this year than getting blown out in the first round of the playoffs and the peak for this team was set tantalizing high in the early weeks of the season when they ran off a 18-6 start that included a pair of wins over the Miami Heat.
So what is this team?
There has been plenty of talk of “these being the guys” and due to that, the current level of play shouldn’t be expected to improve much. However, this reality isn’t as daunting as it appears and improvements can be made with a few tweaks and improvements in certain areas.
The Knicks still have one of the 3 or 4 best pure scorers in basketball in Carmelo Anthony. He is prone to inconsistenc...
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Things got a bit heated in the Knicks and 76es game on Sunday night. Carmelo Anthony and Spencer Hawes were fighting for position down low and Carmelo may have thrown an arm at Hawes. Tyson Chandler was quick to come to Carmelo’s defense after the play. It’s hard to definitively prove that ‘Melo threw an arm or punch from the angles given, but it will definitely be under league...
Knicks fans will rejoice in the news that Carmelo Anthony will not be facing a suspension for laying his hands on Spencer Hawes in Sunday night’s game vs the Sixers.
ESPN is reporting the news that upon review the league has decided against any type of suspension on the play. This comes as the amount of on the court skirmishes for Melo continue to pile up. Anthony was infamously...
I have listened to many debates, conversations, and opinions about who the top five players are in the National Basketball Association today. In my eyes, the top four are clear cut, consisting of Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Kevin Durant, and Dwayne Wade. So who would you say is the number five?
Carmelo Anthony has been tossed around in this conversation every time it’s brought...
Tweet New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony has been a little on edge lately. Earlier this season ‘Melo got into a skirmish with Kevin Garnett allegedly over some Garnett trash talk involving Anthony’s wife Lala that led to Anthony waiting at the Celtics bus to confront Garnett. Sunday, Anthony was at it again, this time smacking Philadelphia [...]
Talk radio in NY is feverishly discussing just how much Carmelo Anthony's punk slap of Spencer Hawes infects the team and causes further punk acts out of Melo's teammates. Deadspin's Greg Howard went...
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Stephen Curry didn’t feel like missing any shots last night, and usually when a great shooter like him decides to do that, the opposition is in some serious trouble. Last night, the Knicks were that opposition and indeed they were in danger. Just when it looked like the Knicks might run away with the game early on, Curry went nuts in the second quarter and from then on the Knicks...
The Knicks suffered through two painful losses at the hands of the Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors before finishing the week on a high note with a victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night.
The Knicks (33-20) hold a two-game lead in the Atlantic Division over the Brooklyn Nets, while they trail the Indiana Pacers by a half game for second place in the...
There is an old saying that states, "Sunday is for Lovers" but there was no love lost between New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony and Philadelphia 76ers center Spencer Hawes.In the third quarter of the 76ers/Knicks game, Hawes got tangled up with Carmelo under the basket and nearly got into an altercation with him.Before the fight could start, New York center Tyson...
Post Game Recap
Final Score: 76ers: 93 Knicks: 99
For at least one more day the Knicks will hold onto the Atlantic Division lead after ending their four game losing streak tonight against the 76ers. It was not the cleanest game, but the Knicks held control of the game the whole time, not trailing after the first quarter. The Knicks took control of the game in the second quarter...
If the New York Knicks spent the All-Star Break getting some rest and relaxation, someone forgot to wake them up. The second half of the Knicks’ season started in disastrous fashion last Wednesday against Indiana, and the losing streak reached four on Friday when the Knicks faltered in crunch time against the Toronto Raptors. Thankfully, the Philadelphia 76ers and their putrid...
Current Standings – New York – 3rd in the Eastern Conference (7.0 games behind Miami), 1st in the Atlantic Division (1.5 games ahead of Brooklyn) Golden State – 6th in the Western Conference (11.5 games behind San Antonio), 2nd in the Pacific Division (7 games behind the Los Angeles Clippers).
Previous Meeting – Going back to last season, the Knicks lost on the road, 92-78...
Knicks 99 Sixers 93
Let me first start off by saying congratulations to the New York Knicks for breaking their 4 game losing streak. Tonight’s win was proof that consistent ball movement and hard work leads to wins. Not only did the Knicks win tonight but the Brooklyn Nets also lost a heartbreaker to the Memphis Grizzlies at the Barclays Center. With this win and the Nets...
History has been made here for the Turn OnThe Knicks team, as the The New York Knicks register their first win since the website was launched over a week ago. The Knicks finally end their four game losing streak by defeating the Phildelphia 76ers 99-93, earlier tonight at Madison Square Garden.
The game started off with a roar of intensity mixed with ugly play, as the Knicks were...
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What changes would you make to the New York Knicks rotation, if any?
Joe Caporoso - It is apparent at this point that some kind...
Post Game Recap
Final Score: Warriors: 105 Knicks: 109
The matchup between the Knicks and Warriors lived up to the hype as one of the more exciting games of the NBA season took place at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night. It was a high scoring affair with three pointers raining down from all over the court, mostly from one
Stephen Curry. The Knicks faithful got to see Kenyon...