Found October 23, 2013 on Turn On The Knicks:
Every week at Turn On The Knicks our staff will debate an issue of the week surrounding the team here in Roundtable Format. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter, and follow the site right here. Let us know if you agree/disagree. What do you think of the New York Knicks pre-season performance?  Joe Caporoso - We haven’t seen too many shocking developments in the pre-season for the New York Knicks. Toure Murry and Ike Diogu have made strong cases for roster spots. Andrea Bargnani is going to cause endless fighting among #KnicksTwitter all season. Metta Ron World Artest Peace is lovably crazy at this point of his career and has plenty left in the tank to offer the Knicks. We still don’t have a good indication of how Mike Woodson is going utilize his rotation and how quickly JR Smith is going to be JR Smith…and what JR Smith he is actually going to be, all of which are key factors in determining the Knicks success this season. Most people have pegged the Knicks as a 43-47 wi...

New York Knicks: What to watch in final preseason games

Ron Haskins/Getty Images Last night the New York Knicks lost a double overtime thriller, 123-120, to the Toronto Raptors.  The loss takes the Knicks preseason record to 2-3.  There are only 2 preseason games left.  The Knicks will play the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, and then play their first game — in the newly renovated Madison Square Garden — on Friday against the Charlotte...

Knicks Rumors: Knicks Leaning Towards Keeping Chris Smith?

Woodson says being JR Smith’s brother factors into what Knicks do with Chris Smith. Signs point to him sticking — Al Iannazzone (@Al_Iannazzone) October 24, 2013 Knickswag Notes: By now you probably understand how I feel about this situation. If the Knicks decide to keep Smith over Toure’ Murry, then there is a complete injustice going on here. I love...

Knicks Talk: Woody’s Honesty About Chris Smith Making the Team

Via Marc Berman “I look at him just like I look at J.R., though J.R. is the guy who played in a uniform and has been very productive for us. I have a great deal of respect for that family,” Woodson said. “That’s his brother. I respect that. We got to make some decisions. What those decisions will be, I don’t know.’’ Woodson said the Knicks likely will make their first...

Carmelo Says He Had a Heart to Heart with JR Smith

Everyone knows that the Knicks are counting on JR Smith to help them get that elusive championship and stop the city from being taken over by the Nets. Well to do that, they will need JR Smith to grow up. Carmelo Anthony seems to have had a chat with JR about stepping up: “I had a heart-to-heart with him,” Anthony said Thursday at the Tools for Teachers Initiative in Brooklyn...

Melo has 'Heart-to-Heart' with J.R. Smith regarding his behavior

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony said he had a "heart-to-heart" with longtime teammate J.R. Smith when news surfaced that Smith had been suspended five games for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy. Anthony delivered a dose of tough love to Smith during the conversation. "The time is now" Anthony said he told Smith. "You've got to want to...

J.R. Smith: "It Feels Good To Get My Head In A Good Place."

Your browser does not support iframes. J.R. Smith discusses the state of his game, the progress he has made and expects to make.  

Caption The Photo: JR Smith Has a New Interesting Hairstyle

Knicks Tape??? J.R. … nnnnnnnOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Knick’s Amar’e Stoudemire, J.R. Smith and Kenyon Martin Participate in Scrimmage

For the first time since last season, New York Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire, J.R. Smith, and Kenyon Martin scrimmaged with the team on Tuesday. This is good news for Knick fans as the home opener is just a week away. Head coach Mike Woodson spoke to media after practice on Tuesday and stated, ”A lot of talent and depth. If we’re able to stay healthy and there’s no setbacks...

Woodson: J.R. Smith 'ready to go'

As long as he doesn't have any pain in his surgically repaired left knee before tipoff J.R. Smith will make his preseason debut for the New York Knicks on Friday night. Smith did not scrimmage in Thursday's practice but both he and coach Mike Woodson are optimistic he will take the court against the Charlotte Bobcats in the Knicks' preseason finale. "He's ready...

Carmelo Anthony To J.R. Smith Following Suspension: ‘You’ve Got To Want To Help Yourself’

Carmelo Anthony says he had a heart-to-heart with J.R. Smith after his teammate received a 5-game suspension for failing a marijuana test issued by the NBA. According to Ian Begley of ESPN NY: Anthony delivered a dose of tough love to Smith during the conversation. “The time is now,” Anthony said he told Smith. “You’ve got to want to help yourself. Everybody else wants to...

Preseason Game Preview: Knicks vs. Bobcats

No more weird cities! The Knicks christen the brand new, renovated transformed (get it right!!!) Madison Square Garden on Friday night when they host the Bobcats. While getting a look at the new building will be all rad and everything, what’s more important is that this is finally, mercifully, the last preseason game before Wednesday’s season-opener against the Bucks. Here...

Amar'e Stoudemire, J.R. Smith and Kenyon Martin scrimmage with Knicks

Amar'e Stoudemire J.R. Smith and Kenyon Martin scrimmaged with the Knicks Tuesday for the first time since last season giving Mike Woodson a reason to be encouraged about his team a week before the opener. "A lot of talent and depth" Woodson said. "If we're able to stay healthy and there's no setbacks we got a lot of depth." Staying healthy is the...

Woodson: Chris Smith Being Brother Of J.R. Enhances His Chances To Make Knicks

Mike Woodson said on Wednesday that Chris Smith being J.R. Smith's brother increases his chances of making the New York Knicks. "Sure it does," Woodson said. Smith was invited to the Knicks' training camp under a non-guaranteed deal. Smith missed last season due to knee surgery. J.R. Smith signed a new contract with the Knicks in the offseason.

K-Mart frustrated with sitting out Knicks preseason

The government shutdown is over but the K-Mart shutdown continues. Former Raptor Andrea Bargnani is good to go Monday night in his former haunt but Kenyon Martin is still wondering when Knicks coach Mike Woodson will let him play this preseason. Bargnani whose back stiffened in practice Sunday at Columbia University is healthy enough to play his second game in Toronto in 10 days...

Preseason Game Preview – Knicks at Bucks

Providence, Manchester, Baltimore, Green Bay. No, It’s not your Nickelback U.S. Tour locations, but rather where the New York Knicks have traveled during the 2013-14 preseason. On Wednesday they check off the final road tilt of the bunch in the land of cheese and Brett Favre when they take on the Milwaukee Bucks, the team they open the regular season with in a week. Here’s what...
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