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The Knicks wouldn’t have defeated the Jazz Monday night without the efforts of Kurt Thomas. Sure, he only scored six points and injured himself after playing a season high 26 minutes, but at the age of 40, his heart and hustle was used as motivation for the rest of the team. Still, no matter how old he gets, his post defense is not to be ignored and the elbow jay is automatic. This Throwback Thursday, TOK brings you to a time when Thomas was much more dominant than what we see today.
Finding Kurt Thomas highlight reels is virtually impossible. He’s one of the least flashy players of the last 20 years, but I think that’s what makes him so beloved by New Yorkers. Thomas is never taller or more athletic than most opponents, but he’s always used his basketball IQ and brute strength to outsmart them. It will be a sad day for Knicks fans when Thomas retires, so enjoy whatever he has left in the tank.
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BEST OF MAXIM
Steve Novak probably wishes he could turn back time. One would be lying to themselves if they felt as if he was having the same type of quality season he had last year. A season which saw a very productive 8.8 PPG and an astounding 48% FG percentage, including a league best 47% from beyond the arc. This year, the word that comes to mind first when thinking of Steve Novak, is inconsistency...
On February 22, I posted an article comparing the advantages of age and experience versus those of youth and athleticism that has been so applicable to the New York Knicks all season. Now, just one month later, it is time to revisit that debate because in the case of the 2012-2013 Knicks it appears that the issue may be more clear.
To refresh your memory, this Knicks team is the...
HOW THINGS CHANGE
The renaissance of Stephon Marbury's basketball career continues, as he has been named an assistant coach for Beijing for the 2013 China National Games.
Carmelo Anthony tells reporters he’s playing tonight.
— Al Iannazzone (@Al_Iannazzone) March 20, 2013
Peter A – Knickswag
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Ray Williams, the former New York Knicks guard who averaged 15.5 points and 5.8 assists in 10 seasons in the NBA, died Friday. He was 58.
The Knicks confirmed the former guard's death, but didn't provide a cause. Coach Mike Woodson said he spoke to Williams' wife and brother to offer his condolences.
Born in Mount Vernon on Oct. 14, 1954, Williams was drafted 10th overall...
Knicks star JR Smith decided to share his head coach Mike Woodson‘s off court attire. Smith snapped this photo on the team’s charter flight and posted it to his Instagram. Looks like coach Woodson wants to bring the polka dot era back for men. He completes the look with dad jeans à la Michael Jordan.
If the Knicks don’t pull it together, one has to wonder will Mike Woodson...
If there’s one thing fans of ‘Game Of Thrones’ love, it’s dubstep. And if there’s one thing fans of dubstep love, it’s Carmelo Anthony. Not sure how Carmelo Anthony fans and ‘Game Of Thrones’ fans relate, but I’m going to assume there’s a 100% overlap.So … yeah, ‘Game Of Thrones’ season 3 premieres on HBO on March 31, and nothing has gotten me hyped quite...
Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points, Kenyon Martin had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and the New York Knicks clinched a playoff berth with a 99-94 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night.
Martin shot 9 of 10 from the field and didn't miss until 1:40 remained in the game, J.R. Smith scored 14 points and the Knicks earned their 41st win. That guaranteed they'll reach the...
Tweet HBO’s hit drama “Game of Thrones” is premiering its third season in nine days. Subsequently, TV and Internet spots for the show have been surfacing over the past month with relatively high frequency. However, the latest one to hit airwaves features Knicks star Carmelo Anthony. Take a look: That really just looks like one [...]
Patrick Ewing never won an NBA title as a New York Knick in large part to the presence of Michael Jordan. Ewing who still follows his former franchise closely, thinks Carmelo Anthony will suffer the same fate because of LeBron James.
Ewing told ESPN New York that the Knicks are not good enough to beat and dethrone the Heat for an NBA championship.
“I don’t think anybody’s...
The New York Knicks were relieved to see Carmelo Anthony playing like his usual self after he missed some time with an injury. With a sorely depleted frontcourt, they'll likely need Anthony at his best as they continue to pursue the Atlantic Division title.
A home-and-home set against the struggling Toronto Raptors could help their cause, with the first meeting coming in Toronto...
New York, N.Y.
(18-50) vs. (39-26)
Time/TV: 7:30 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Knicks by 10.5
Tickets: $87-$2084 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Magic lost 99-89 in Orlando on Nov. 13; Magic lost 114-106 in Orlando on Jan. 5; Magic lost 113-97 in New York on Jan. 30; Tonight in New York
Current Standings – New York: 39-26, 3rd in the Eastern Conference (12.5 games behind the Miami Heat, 1.5 games behind the Indiana Pacers), 1st in the Atlantic Division (Leading the Brooklyn Nets by one game). Orlando: 18-50, (35 games behind the Miami Heat), 4th in the Southeast Division (35 games behind the Miami Heat).
Previous Meeting - The New York Knicks defeated the Orlando...
It was the first possession of the game.
New York had the floor spread with all the shooters that make the team so dangerous and the team's most dangerous weapon in the lineup after missing six of the previous eight games. Orlando's defense knew it was going to have a difficult night.
Anthony gave a preview of that difficulty as the ball whipped all the way around...