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No matter what Carmelo Anthony tries to tell you, the fact remains that he wanted Mike D’Antoni gone.If for some reason you can’t fathom that Anthony could possible feel that way, all you need to do is look at how he’s carried himself since D’Antoni resigned. He’s saying the right things, doing the right things, and most importantly, he’s pretty much admitted that he’s giving more effort, especially on the defensive end, than he ever did under D’Antoni.An upbeat Anthony spoke after practice Monday about his newfound commitment to defense, Woodson’s rallying cry, and his desire to see his teammates succeed. Not just himself.“I think in the last three games, my focus was to have an energy that I haven’t had so far this season, especially on the defensive end,” he said. “Everybody on this team knows, everybody in the world knows I can score the basketball. It’s not that important to me.”Well, that’s certainly a new Carmelo Anthony.“When he got the job, I told him, ‘Hold me acc

Carmelo Anthony implies he's playing harder for Woodson

The Knicks star admitted that in the last three games, he has had more "energy" on the court, "especially on the defensive end."


Woodson: Knicks can win it all now

On the heels of a four-game winning streak, new Knicks coach Mike Woodson is confident that his team can take home the NBA title this season. 

Volvo signs Lin to promote its cars worldwide

New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin has signed a two-year contract with automaker Volvo to promote the company's cars around the world - especially in Asia. The Chinese-owned company said in statement Tuesday that Lin, a guard who shot to stardom this season, will participate in Volvo's worldwide corporate and marketing activities as a brand ambassador. China is a major market...

The Favourite to be the Next Knicks Coach Is?

(the odds of the next Knicks coach having a better mustache than this man are slim to none)Despite a decade of futility and extreme dysfunction, "head coach of the New York Knicks" is still a much sought-after title.  So when Mike D'Antoni threw in the towel last week, there's been great buzz as to the identity of the Knickerbockers next leader.  So much so that SportsBetting...

It takes Vision to have seen that the change was needed

Woodson succeeding as D'Antoni's replacement by reining in Knicks By MARC BERMAN Last Updated: 8:42 AM, March 19, 2012 Posted: 1:12 AM, March 19, 2012 No one doubts former Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni is a brilliant offensive technician who wins big when players, particularly the point guard, master his complicated speedball system that relies heavily on players reading...

Knicks G Lin inks endorsement deal with Volvo

New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin finalized an endorsement deal with automaker Volvo on Monday that will focus on markers in the U.S. and China.Financial details weren't disclosed.Lin has been named a "brand ambassador" for the next two years and will be part of the company's corporate and marketing activities.The 23-year-old fits in with the car maker's new...

Knicks G Davis out Tuesday vs. Raptors

New York Knicks guard Baron Davis won't be in the lineup for Tuesday night's tilt with the Toronto Raptors because of a right hamstring injury.Davis suffered the injury on Mar. 16 and didn't participate in the team's shootaround Tuesday morning.The 32-year-old is averaging 4.5 points and 5.6 assists in just over 17 minutes per game this year.Davis missed the first...

Stoudemire, Lin keep Knicks perfect under Woodson

Amar'e Stoudemire had 22 points and 12 rebounds as the host New York Knicks improved to a perfect 4-0 under interim coach Mike Woodson with a 106-87 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday. Jeremy Lin added 18 points and 18 assists as the Knicks posted their fourth straight double-digit victory and beat Toronto for the sixth time in seven meetings. New York is averaging...

Watch Out New York, Make Way For “Wood-Sanity”

Now that the New York Knicks gift shop has put all the “Linsanity” merchandise on the clearance table, it may be time for them to start stocking up on “Wood-Sanity” gear, as the Knicks have gotten off to a 4-0 start under interim coach Mike Woodson as they topped the Toronto Raptors at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night 106-87.  New York has not only won the first four...

Eye On Sports NBA hoops fans speak on Jeremy Lin!

New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin.Okay Eye On Sports hoops fans, I’ve got the results from last month’s poll on ‘How many teams could Jeremy Lin start for’ and needless to say, they were a bit eye-opening to say the least.First, let’s take a look at the results.Poll Results1-5 teams (45) 40%6-10 teams (26) 23%11-15 teams (14) 12%16-20 teams (8) 7%21 or more teams ...

Knicks finally find inspiration to play hard: Spike Lee's birthday

Do you feel like you need a reason to puke? Check out this Jeremy Lin retweet of NY Knicks' forward Amar'e Stoudemire following the teams victory over Toronto yesterday: @Amareisreal: Happy BirthDay... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Stoudemire leads Knicks past 76ers

Amare Stoudemire had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead the New York Knicks to their fifth straight victory, 82-79 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. Jeremy Lin scored 18 points and Carmelo Anthony had 10 to help the Knicks pull within three games of the Atlantic Division leaders. Elton Brand had 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Sixers. Jrue Holiday scored 16. The...

Knicks is South Philly Beat the Sixers silly Official Game Thread

3rd EAST ATL (22-24) New York Knicks Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 7:00 pm ET 97.8 (7th) PPG (Rank) 94.4 (19th) 96.0 (15th) OPPG (Rank) 87.7 (1st) W4 Streak W1 Wells Fargo Center 1st EAST ATL (26-20) Philadelphia Knicks get a chance to redeem themselves against the...

Knicks beat Raptors 106-87 as Mike Woodson goes 4-0

The New York Knicks (22-24) beat the Toronto Raptors (15-31) 106-87, tonight at Madison Square Garden. Mike Woodson is 4-0 as interim head coach just taking over a week ago having this team play both sides of the floor. They are playing offense and defense extremly well, even though this team couldn't play like this when he was an assistant coach. Game Stats: Amar'e...

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