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Knicks Journal :
Contending teams have been known to play poorly every now and again. As steady as a squad can be, no one can be perfect.That's why it wasn't worth getting up in arms about the Knicks' feeble effort in the first half of Friday night's game against the Kings. New York made sure such a fluke didn't last the entire game, as the Knickerbockers charged back with all their might. Though they even came away with a lead, the Knicks' early struggles undoubtedly exhausted them, resulting in a hectic last possession during which the Kings sank a final shot to win.Despite the poor outing, the fact of the matter is it's just one game. The Knicks need to keep their heads up, all the while ensuring they wouldn't fall into such a rut once again.Unfortunately, the Garden's basketball residents faced a similar deficit against the Blazers as they opened up the new year on Tuesday night.The Knicks fell down as much as 19 points in a poor first half showing yet again. ...
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Here is an old newspaper clipping talking about Melo in his high school days. Also here is a video courtesy of Hoop on the Hill
The New York Knicks are 21-10, sitting pretty in the No. 2 spot in the Eastern Conference, enjoying a season in which Carmelo Anthony is an MVP candidate and his team is viewed widely as just a Miami Heat injury away from a shot at the NBA Finals.
They are also, thanks to the wide gulf between the two conferences and a statistical anomaly that's unlikely to last, an utter illusion...
New York Knicks power forward Amar'e Stoudemire will make his season debut against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday, according to Yahoo! Sports. Stoudemire, who had surgery on his left knee in October and has been practicing with the D-League's Erie BayHawks, is ready to go after recently rejoining the Knicks. There is a good chance that Stoudemire will come off...
Once the most dominant team in the league on their home court, the New York Knicks have stumbled there lately.
Having a pair of All-Star forwards back in the lineup might help them get back on track at Madison Square Garden.
Carmelo Anthony, who missed the last two games with a hyperextended left knee, hopes to return on Tuesday night when New York opens 2013 at home against the...
Carmelo Anthony scored 23 points, J.R. Smith kept up his surge with 20 and the New York Knicks snapped the San Antonio Spurs' seven-game winning streak with a 100-83 victory Thursday night.
Steve Novak added 15 points and Tyson Chandler had 10 points and 14 rebounds to help the Knicks bounced back from consecutive losses by dominating the final period against the Spurs, who...
The Portland Trail Blazers overcame Carmelo Anthony's season high-tying 45 points and spoiled Amare Stoudemire's season debut, beating the New York Knicks 105-100 on Tuesday night.
Nicolas Batum scored 26 points, Damian Lillard had 21 points, six assists and five rebounds, and LaMarcus Aldridge had 19 points and 14 rebounds for Portland.
Stoudemire finished with six points...
After undergoing preseason knee surgery, New York Knicks All-Star forward Amar’e Stoudemire will make his season debut on Tuesday night against the Portland Trail Blazers, a league source told Yahoo! Sports.
Whether or not Carmelo Anthony returns from his hyper-extended knee on Tuesday, the plan remains for Stoudemire to come off the Knicks’ bench.
via Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports
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Post Game Recap
Final Score: Trail Blazers: 105 Knicks: 100
The Knicks once again spotted an opponent a huge lead, eventually fighting back but again falling short in the end; this time it was the Blazers doing it to the Knicks, pulling out a 105-100 victory. The Knicks did not come out with any intensity tonight, again lacking effort on the defensive end as the Blazers as...
Tim Duncan and Carmelo Anthony, power forwards for their teams, will be the matchup when the San Antonio Spurs face the New York Knicks.
The two men probably won't guard each other with their coaches possibly switching their centers (Tiago Splitter for S.A. and Tyson Chandler for N.Y.), but they'll have plenty to do with how the other performs this game.
Blazers @ Knicks: MSG 730pm
Happy New Year Knickswag readers, Amar’e Stoudemire is back! The Knicks host the Blazers at MSG after three days of rest and some much needed practice. STAT will be coming off the bench and Carmelo Anthony is a game time decision. Tyson Chandler and Jason Kidd did not practice in those three days but both are expected back on Tuesday as Chandler...
Though the Knicks' front court has been depleted one way or another (with the likes of Amar'e Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony, Marcus Camby, and Rasheed Wallace all previously or currently sidelined), the team will likely receive quite the injection of life to begin 2013, as STAT and Melo are both expected to be in uniform.Camby will also be hitting the hardwood when the Knicks...
San Antonio Spurs (26-8) vs. New York Knicks (21-10)
It is Thursday night. Two top NBA teams are playing each other with inter-conference positioning on the line. There are plenty of stars to drive up ratings. And the game is in New York?
So why is TNT on its New Years' break?
Usually when a game like this happens it gets the full national television treatment...
New York Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire reportedly has recovered from a knee injury and will make his season debut Tuesday against the Portland Trail Blazers.
The 12th annual Jordan Brand Classic that showcases the nation’s premier high school all-star game is moving to Michael Jordan’s birthplace. The game will be played in Brooklyn on April 13, 2013 at Barclays Center. The game used to be played in Charlotte, North Carolina.
High school athletes play in this came to show off their talents. They are looking to be the next NBA greats...