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The New York Knicks had no business even being in the game without Carmelo Anthony, but they played their hearts while falling just short of upsetting the defending Western Conference Champions, 95-94. J.R. Smith, who had 36 points on the night, including six threes, wasn’t able to execute on a last second isolation, and wound up missing a contested fadeaway that would have won the game for his team. Kevin Durant had 34 points in a physical, primetime matchup.
The Thunder had a huge first quarter, riding a 16-0 run to a nine point lead after the first quarter. By halftime, the Knicks were down only by four, led by Smith’s 18 points in 16 minutes. The Knicks really set the tone in the second quarter and despite missing their leading scorer, were able to step up defensively and make this game harder than it ever should have been for Oklahoma City. Russell Westbrook struggled throughout most of the night, but was able to clamp down defensively on the last play of the game, and ended t...
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Carmelo is officially out
— Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) March 6, 2013
Sounds as if Carmelo will play tomorrow vs Kevin Durant and OKC
— Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) March 6, 2013
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J.R. Smith scored 24 points and the New York Knicks shook off the absence of Carmelo Anthony and the shock of Amare Stoudemire needing more knee surgery to rout the slumping Utah Jazz, 113-84, on Saturday night.
The Knicks learned earlier Saturday that Stoudemire will have right knee surgery that will sideline him approximately six weeks. But they still have plenty of scoring off...
The New York Knicks may sit atop the Atlantic Division, but injury woes continue to plague the team’s stars.
Carmelo Anthony has missed three straight games due to a sore right knee, and the Knicks announced Saturday that Amar’e Stoudemire will undergo right knee debridement surgery later this week. Stoudemire is expected to miss the rest of the regular season as he will be...
The Knicks are reluctant to reveal the source of Carmelo Anthony's discomfort in his right knee.
Current Standings - New York: 37-22, 3rd in the Eastern Conference (.5 games behind the Indiana Pacers), 1st in the Atlantic Division (Leading the Brooklyn Nets by 2.5 games) Utah: 32-30, 8th in the Western Conference (.5 games ahead of Los Angeles Lakers)
Previous Meeting - These teams haven’t met yet this season. They will meet again on March 18th.
What To Watch For - The...
It’s not secret that the Knicks are secretive about injuries to their players, Amar’e Stoudemire and Rasheed Wallace are prime examples. No real cause for concern, but Mike Woodson saying Carmelo Anthony will ‘eventually’ be back from a sore knee isn’t the most encouraging news.
According to the NY Post:
Dr. Lisa Callahan, the Knicks’ medical director, and Anthony’s...
Carmelo Anthony took a frightening tumble on Monday night during the New York Knicks’ loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. After the Knicks grabbed a rebound in the second quarter, Anthony looked to receive an outlet pass and appeared to trip over his own feet. He then grabbed toward his knee in pain.
According to head coach Mike Woodson, the tumble could have been avoided if he had...
12 thoughts on the New York Knicks heading into the stretch run of the season. They currently sit 3 games ahead of Brooklyn in the Atlantic Division, tied with Indiana for the #2 seed in the Eastern Conference and 8 games back of the Miami Heat for the #1 seed
1. Considering I don’t own a car anymore since moving into Manhattan (something that is good for everybody in the tri...
So close, yet so far.The Knicks can often leave their fans ever so frustrated when letting wins over some of the league's best teams slip right from under them. A very example of them doing so occurred just this past Sunday afternoon, after the Knicks lost a lead to the NBA champion defending Heat and faltered late in the game.Such a loss can leave fans livid for more, but that...
JR The Bossman (@jrthebossman) will be joined by Robert Littal (@BlkSportsOnline), CEO/Founder of BlackSportsOnline.com to talk about the top stories in sports and entertainment such as the JR Smith Twitter Wars, Joe Flacco Contract, Michael Jordan Baby Mama Drama, Andrew Bynum’s Knees, The Harlem Shake Craz and educate the Dollarnaires on things that will ensure their success...
Tim Kitzrow, the iconic voice of the video game NBA Jam, lent his voice to commentate the top 10 dunks of 2013 from college and professional basketball including all the Boom Shaka Laka’s you can muster. This highlight reel which showcases James Harden, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kobe Bryant, J.R. Smith getting their dunks on and honestly is one of [...]The post Top 10 Dunks...
The Oklahoma City Thunder knew their defensive intensity had to improve following their worst stretch of the season.
Has it ever.
The Thunder and Knicks each go for a sixth victory in seven games on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden, where New York could again be without Carmelo Anthony in this matchup of division leaders.
Coach Scott Brooks knew his team had to "regroup...
By, Kenneth Teape – Knickswag Contributor
Pre-Game News and Notes
Thunder vs. Knicks: TNT 8pm
The Knicks will not only be under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden tonight but also on national television, as the Thunder come into New York for their only visit this season. The Knicks have fared well against the Western Conference at home, winning nine of 12 games this season...