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Knicks 114 Magic 106
Sloppy, sluggish Knicks came back to straighten up and fly right to get a solid win 114-106. Carmelo Anthony put the team on his back in the 4th period with a total of 40 points for the entire game. This win gives the Knicks 2 in a row and ties them for 1st in the entire Eastern Conference. They now have a record of 23-10 and lead the Atlantic by 5 games. Next up is the Boston Celtics on Monday night at MSG.
Things That Look Good:
-“Caring is Sharing” is the motto. The more you share the ball and move it around the court good things happen.
-2nd quarter defensive pressure was the reason why the Knicks got back into it. When you play pressure D and steal the ball you can get out and run and this allows you to get easy baskets.
-JR Smith has been playing at an All-Star level with 18 pts and 6 rbs.
-Playing harder and smarter gets you wins.
-Camby’s passing ability and his lobs are uncanny. Added element Knicks have never had.
-Carmelo Anthony took ov...
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“Born in Brooklyn, raised in Red Hook and every night… I play for New York,” Carmelo Anthony says for his new commercial for the Jordan Melo M9′s:
In the midst of their worst stretch of the season, the Knicks began the week with a home loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. After falling behind by as much as 19 points in the first half, New York’s comeback attempt fell just short when Carmelo Anthony missed what would have been a game-tying three in the waning moments.
Carmelo and the Knicks would quickly bounce...
Carmelo Anthony scored 16 of his season-high 40 points in the fourth quarter, helping the New York Knicks outlast the Orlando Magic 114-106 on Saturday night.
J.R. Smith added 18 points off the bench and Tyson Chandler had 14 points and 12 rebounds.
The Knicks have won two straight overall and four in a row over the Magic, dating back to last season.
Arron Afflalo and Jameer Nelson...
ORLANDO -- Carmelo Anthony scored 40 points, including 16 in the fourth quarter, as the New York Knicks beat the Orlando Magic, 114-106, Saturday night at Amway Center. The Magic (12-21) lost their eighth consecutive game, their longest losing streak since the 2005-06 season. Anthony, who hit 14 of 29 shots, also had six rebounds and six assists. J.R. Smith added 16 points and...
After another loss last night to the New York Knicks (23-10), the Magic (12-21) have officially tied their longest losing streak since early 2006. Carmelo Anthony scored 40 points to help the Knicks come back from a horrible start. Arron Afflalo and Jameer Nelson put up 29 points apiece, while Nik Vucevic had 11 points and a whopping 18 rebounds. As a team, the Magic made 11 of their...
The Celtics, coming off their epic comeback win Saturday night in Atlanta, will head to NYC tonight to face the now-contending Knicks. New York currently sits at 23-10 and is just a 1/2 game behind the Heat for the top seed in the conference. Some people are saying that the Knicks bought their contention, but I don't believe that. They obviously signed many players, but they...
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Boston Celtics vs. New York Knicks
The Knicks and Celtics will face off for the first time this season with circumstances much different than in recent history. This season, the roles have been reversed, as the Knicks are the alpha dog sitting atop the Atlantic Division with a 23-10 record as the Celtics are struggling to stay at .500 with a 16-17 record...