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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-state area considering my driving ability), I don’t get to listen to the amount of local sports talk radio I used to. However, on a trek back to New Jersey yesterday for family reasons I stumbled across an interesting discussion between Michael Kay and Alan Hahn (I can’t stomach Francesa at this point) – Basically it boiled down to this – Why can’t Knicks fans enjoy this season? This is easily the best team we’ve had in over a decade. A team with the 2nd best record in the Eastern Conference, who is winning their division and yet there seems to be a pervading sense of misery and doom around the team because “t...
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The knee injury that forced Carmelo Anthony from the game the other night held him out of last night's game as well. Anthony fell hard to the court after tripping over his own feet on Sunday, but he had been battling a knee issue for a few games. It turns out, he has fluid on the knee.According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, Anthony was unable to play last night because...
It had to be tough for J.R. Smith Thursday night. To be tasked with helping take up the slack for an absent (due to injury) Carmelo Anthony he had his work cut out for him especially against a tough Oklahoma City Thunder team.
The challenge just made the night that much sweeter as shot after shot fell en route to a 36-point night. Now if only it was in a winning effort...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
With key offensive contributors from the likes of J.R. Smith, Steve Novak, Kenyon Martin, and Chris Copeland in Saturday night's win over the Jazz, it was difficult to shed light on any of the outings the Knicks' starters had.That said, Iman Shumpert's efforts throughout the contest should boldly stand out most. The versatile sophomore has seemingly struggled since returning...
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...
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...