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The New York Knicks needed one in the worst way tonight, but struggled to find a rhythm, as an ugly third quarter proved to be too much to overcome in the fourth. The offensive and defense were both in sync at times, but never simultaneously until it was too late.
The first half was pretty sloppy on both sides, with lots of turnovers and tacky fouls, but ended with a three point lead for the Knicks. The third quarter was atrocious for New York, who let Rudy Gay get comfortable on his way to a season high 32 point night. The Knicks were able to come back in the fourth, but weren’t able to get out of the ditch they dug for themselves earlier in the game. Kyle Lowry made a contested, hook-like shot in the lane with 28 seconds left and then smartly fouled Tyson Chandler on the other end. Chandler missed the first of his two attempts and Toronto was able to seal the game with free throws.
However, some good may have come out of this game. I’m not usually a proponent of moral victories, ...
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How the Knicks perform in the 2012-2013 season will be a testament to an issue applicable across all sports; the value of knowledge and experience versus athleticism and youth.
Coming into the season the Knicks were the oldest team in NBA history with an average age on the roster of 32 years and 240 days. The team included a 40-year old forward in Kurt Thomas and two 38-year old...
JR Smith has played an important role for the New York Knicks this season, averaging more than 15 points per game and giving the team a dangerous perimeter shooter. He has been one of the best sixth men in the league, but that does not mean New York’s coaching staff is overly thrilled with him.
On Wednesday night, Smith was ejected in the third quarter of a blowout loss to the...
It hasn’t been J.R. Smith’s week. He was ejected from the game against the Pacers on Wednesday. The next day a provocative text with a high school girl leaked online, and now reports suggest him getting testy with Knicks assistant coach, Herb Williams.
According to the NY Post:
Smith also had an incident with the Knicks’ mild-mannered assistant coach, Herb Williams. In the...
J.R. Smith is no stranger to controversy. Last season, he sent out a Twitpic of half naked model, Tahiry, which he was later fined $25K for. This summer he was arrested for driving without a license, and photographed smoking weed in the same week.
It seems 2013 was yearning for some J.R. drama. According to Deadspin, while on a road trip to Philadelphia on January 26th, Smith was...
As Deadspin reported, Knicks Guard/Forward JR Smith is smooth with the ladies. Some would call him a modern-day Shakespeare, or a Casanova if you will. After this screenshot of a Twitter Direct Message with a High School senior went public, JR Smith made light of the situation with the following Instagram post:
Well played, JR. Well played.
Oh, and you know it’s only a...
Everybody's favorite Knickerbocker is back at it on twitter. If you are not familiar, JR Smith tweeted out some chick's bum who was dating Joe Budden's or something or other. He then back tracked on that photo and publicly apologized to Budden. Anywho, flash forward to today and he was DM-ing (direct messaging) some girl on twitter who was going to the Knicks game...
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The New York Knicks have traded Ronnie Brewer to the Oklahoma City Thunder, first reported by OKC beat writer Darnell Mayberry. In an effort to clear a roster spot, for a future signing, the Knicks will receive a 2014 second-round pick from the Thunder.
In 46 games with the Knicks, 34 of them starts, Ronnie Brewer averaged 3.6 points on 36% shooting, 2.2 rebound & 0.9 assists...
Current Standings: New York - 2nd Place Eastern Conference (5.5 games back of Miami), 1st Place Atlantic Division (1 game ahead of Brooklyn) Toronto - 10th Place Eastern Conference (5 games behind 8th seeded Milwaukee), 5th Place Atlantic Division (12 games behind New York).
Previous Meetings - Raptors win 92-88 on February 13th
What To Watch For - If the Knicks couldn’t...
Ronnie Brewer being dealt to the Oklahoma City Thunder was not the only change going on in New York at Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline.
The Knicks used their time wisely in signing veteran forward Kenyon Martin to a 10-day contract and the deal is expected to be completed by early next week. New York has been in need of big man help and talk of Martin joining the Knicks has been...
The New York Knicks have signed Kenyon Martin to 10-day contract, according to Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears. Martin adds another aging player to New York's front line (Tyson Chandler, Amar'e Stoudemire, Marcus Camby, Kurt Thomas and Rasheed Wallace).
Martin's game has been on the decline in the last four years. In 42 games with the Clippers last season, Martin averaged...
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Knicks coach Mike Woodson is standing by his team through thick and thin–eyebrows or no eyebrows. Woodson has faith that his team can beat the almighty Miami Heat.
As reported by FanNation Woodson is saying all the things that a head coach should, even in spite of the Knicks’ putrid performance of late coming out of the All Star Break, and the unremarkable pickup of Kenyon...
The Oklahoma City Thunder have added a strong defender to its bench. OKC acquired Ronnie Brewer from the New York Knicks for a 2014 second-round pick.
No fantasy value here. Move along.
Check that, it is OKC's 2014 second-round pick going to New York in the Ronnie Brewer trade.
— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) February 21, 2013
Photo: Ronnie Brewer's Facebook.
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