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The New York Knicks have made measured improvements to their 54 win roster last season. However, with the transactions around the Eastern Conference most are projecting them as no better than the fifth best team in the East. What five x-factors could push them to exceed expectations?
1. It Is Always About ‘Melo - Ultimately, the Knicks are going to go as far as Carmelo Anthony takes them. If he can build on arguably the best season of his career last year and elevate his play further in the playoffs, the Knicks will be a force to be reckoned with. Anthony is always going to be primarily a scorer but any improvements he can bring to his passing and defense will boost the Knicks.
2. Healthy Bigs - Amare Stoudemire and Andrea Bargnani both are immensely talented offensive players who have a tough time staying on the court. If the Knicks can get 60+ games from both of them and steady contributions, they will have a deep arsenal of offensive weapons and a ton of flexibility off the benc...
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What do you expect from Amare Stoudemire this season?
Joe Caporoso - At this point, it is hard to expect anything other than 45-55...
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Additionally, World Peace will be an asset to Mike Woodson on a matchup basis. Being able to play quality, physical defense on some of the league’s best perimeter scorers for a few minutes per night will be a huge relief for Shumpert and Melo, keeping them fresh during the season.
It’s important to remember that Metta also has a championship...
Free-agent center Hamed Haddadi who worked out for the Knicks on Aug. 16 might not be done with the team yet. A source close to the player says it is "still possible" that Haddadi signs with New York.
The Knicks technically have only one roster spot remaining but C.J. Leslie and Jeremy Tyler both inked partially guaranteed contracts which means they are not locks to make...
This is part of a bigger story in GQ about Media Take Out, but besides not sourcing who started the Honey Nut Cheerios story (umm it was me), Lala had an opportunity to ask the Media Take Out founder Fred Mwangaguhunga if heard about Carmelo Anthony ever cheating.
The conversation goes as follows.
Fred doesn’t know much more than that about where the rumor came from. Which is...
By Charles R. Trimble III
It’s not often you get to meet a NBA champion, but I was fortunate enough to meet Dean Meminger during the summer of 99’ in a very unlikely place, an East Harlem pizza shop on 116th Street & 3rd Ave.
It was crazy, because the last place you expect to see a star of any stature is in your hood, especially a not-so-friendly hood like Spanish Harlem...
Source: Haddadi ‘still possible’ to #Knicks … My latest story here — http://t.co/aOZeu21nwT
— Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) August 27, 2013
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There are two people that the current Los Angeles Lakers regime will never stop talking about and neither of them is Kobe Bryant.
Those semi-unfortunate objects of the Lakers malcontent and affection are former center Dwight Howard and ex-coach Phil Jackson.
It seems that there is indeed a thin line between love and hate. Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni continues to allow the public...
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David Stern, concerned that the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets were being too mean to each other, called a meeting last season with the teams’ respective owners to ask them to tamp down the rivalry.
No, you did not accidentally stumble into the sports section of The Onion. This really happened, according to the New York Daily News. The commissioner of the NBA doesn’t want...
David Stern, concerned that the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets were being too mean to each other, called a meeting last season with the teams' respective owners to ask them to tamp down the rivalry.
No, you did not accidentally stumble into the sports section of The Onion. This really happened, according to the New York Post. The commissioner of the NBA doesn't want his...
The Knicks and Brooklyn Nets are both vying to own New York, and the NBA supports such competition.
The league would just prefer the competition between the two franchises be a bit more friendlier. The New York Post is reporting that the NBA ordered Knicks owner James Dolan and Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov to tone down their rivalry, and avoid any tension between the two franchises...
Tweet In the 2011-2012 NBA season, Jeremy Lin and the ensuing “Linsanity” movement swept the league, the New York Knicks, and a lot of the world really. Now that story is going to be told on the silver screen. The movie entitled simply “Linsanity is scheduled to hit theatres on October 4 of this year. […]