Found May 19, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
When you think of New York Newspapers, the NYDN is likely not the first or even second paper on your list.  The Times and the Post have fought for that top spot for an awful long time now, so maybe it’s not surprising that sometimes the NYDN feels the need to push the envelope, generate a little controversy, and get some eyeballs to their pages. How else, then, do you explain this particular caption under the photo of New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony being serenaded off the court in the morning online edition of the Daily News, after the team’s season-ending loss to the Pacers in Game Six of the second round of the playoffs last night? (And don’t be surprised if by the time you click that link, the caption is gone.) Now, I don’t exactly have any love lost for either of the fanbases included in this series. The Boston/NY city rivalry is well documented, and any team that eliminates a NY team from playoff contention is fine by me. And even if the caption is pretty much writing what most people on the Atlantic seaboard, and North of the Mason/Dixon are thinking, it doesn’t mean that [...]

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Roy Hibbert Stuffs Carmelo Anthony

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Video: Roy Hibbert’s massive block on Carmelo Anthony late in game six Pacers win

Tweet The Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks were gridlocked through most of the fourth quarter of game six, the lead going back and forth. Then it looked like the Knicks might take control. With around five minutes left the Knicks were up by two. Carmelo Anthony got the ball, put on a spin move, [...]

Built to win now, Knicks didn't get close

A team built to win a title now didn't get close. Sure, the New York Knicks ended lengthy droughts for division titles and playoff series victories, so there were successes. But they surrounded Carmelo Anthony with players on their last NBA legs with a championship in mind, knowing the window to win one would slam shut quickly. As Hall of Famer Earl Monroe said in April on...

Roy Hibbert rejects Carmelo Anthony at the rim when it counted most

Lance Stephenson might have been the catalyst in Saturday night's Game 6 series clincher over the New York Knicks but it was Roy Hibbert's emphatic late-game rejection of a Carmelo Anthony dunk that represented how much the bigger, stronger Indiana Pacers dominated the Knicks under the basket throughout the series. After the Knicks had taken a 92-90 lead on J.R. Smith’s...

Slow Motion Video:The Indiana Pacers advance to the Eastern Conference finals

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Jim Boeheim Rips Knicks Players, Defends Carmelo Anthony

Jim Boeheim loves Carmelo Anthony like a son, so it’s not shock that Boeheim feels the need to stick up for his former Syracuse star anytime he feels like Anthony is wrong criticized. The New York Post is reporting that Boeheim took to the Syracuse Post-Standard to blast almost every Knicks player except Anthony. , Boeheim ripped Tyson Chandler,  point guards Raymond Felton...

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