Heat spread scoring around, roll past visiting Knicks

Miami Heat guard Gerald Green (14) drives as New York Knicks guard Arron Afflalo (4) defends during the first half. Alan Diaz APMIAMI (AP) -- Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh each scored 16 points, and the Miami Heat snapped New York's four-game winning streak with a 95-78 victory over the Knicks on Monday night.Goran Dragic had 13 points and nine assists, Tyler Johnson scored 12 and...
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Thunder's late rally falls short in loss to Knicks

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points to help the New York Knicks defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 93-90 on Friday night for their third straight win. The Thunder rallied from a 16-point deficit in the fourth quarter, but Dion Waiters' potential game-tying shot rattled out at the buzzer. Arron Afflalo scored 14 points and Lance Thomas added 12 for the Knicks, who...
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Thunder's late rally falls short in loss to Knicks

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points to help the New York Knicks defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 93-90 on Friday night for their third straight win. The Thunder rallied from a 16-point deficit in the fourth quarter, but Dion Waiters' potential game-tying shot rattled out at the buzzer. Arron Afflalo scored 14 points and Lance Thomas added 12 for the Knicks, who...
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Arron Afflalo is already making the Knicks offense better

Afflalo makes the Knicks offense far better. Steven Freeman Getty ImagesThere are two good pieces of news for the Knicks right now: First, Arron Afflalo is back on the floor after returning an entering the starting lineup for Wednesday's game in Charlotte. Secondly, Sasha Vujacic is out of the starting lineup. And those two elements have added a different dynamic to the Knicks offense...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Arron Afflalo (hamstring) could return to Knicks on Wednesday

Afflalo has a lot to come back from this year. Nathaniel S. Butler Getty ImagesArron Afflalo is yet to play in a regular season game for the Knicks this year. After hurting his hamstring in the preseason, coming back and then reinjurying that same hammy, Afflalo has missed New York first seven games on the way to a 3-4 start for the Knicks.Now though, it appears he is well on his...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Knicks aren't just winning because of the new guys

Mar 19, 2015; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks point guard Langston Galloway (2) reacts during overtime against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Madison Square Garden. The Timberwolves defeated the Knicks 95-92. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Brad Penner USA TODAY SportsThe Knicks had a big offseason, bringing in guys like Robin Lopez, Kyle O'Quinn and Arron Afflalo...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Bold Predictions for 2015-16

We’re two games into the 82 game NBA regular season, but I feel it’s still early enough to make some bold predictions about the New York Knicks’ season. These predictions will (for the most part) be specifically focused on the Knicks and are should not be things that are expected. It will be the very similar to the New York Rangers prediction article I wrote a few weeks ago...
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The Knicks honored Kyle O'Quinn's late father before home opener

O'Quinn has gotten his Knicks career off to a solid start. Reinhold Matay USA TODAY SportsKyle O'Quinn has already become a fan favorite at Madison Square Garden two games into the regular season, and the Knicks are already going out of their way to make him feel at home.The New York backup power forward and Queens, NY recently had to deal with the passing of his father. When the...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley says the Knicks will make the playoffs

Never one to filter himself, former NBA star and current TNT basketball analyst Charles Barkley has made yet another outrageous statement. Charles Barkley says the Knicks will make the playoffs. "I'm guaranteeing it!" he says. Here's why: — Ian Begley (@IanBegley) October 26, 2015 Despite coming off of a 2014-15 campaign in which the Knicks posted a...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Arron Afflalo (hamstring) out at least 2 more weeks

Afflalo hasn't had the easiest beginning to his Knicks career. Steven Freeman Getty ImagesArron Afflalo missed time at the start of training camp because of a hamstring issue, but he returned for the Knicks' fourth preseason with the hope that all those problems were over. Unfortunately, his hopes never actually materialized. Now, Afflalo may be out even longer than he originally...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The NBA’s most important players: Atlantic Division

The NBA Atlantic Division is certainly not an example of saving the best for last. We’ve looked at the other five divisions in the NBA through the prism of the most important non-superstar players on each roster, the players who need to be better (or if not better, in tune with their team’s needs and able to meet them) in order for the coming season to reach its goals, and maybe...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo injuring his hamstring shows problems within Knicks

Afflalo went down after reportedly convincing Fisher to let him play. Russ Isabella USA TODAY SportsArron Afflalo missed the Knicks' first three preseason games and plenty of practices because of a hamstring issue he was dealing with early in the exhibition slate. He returned for New York's fourth preseason game, looking like the normal Arron Afflalo we saw last year. But Thursday...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Modernizing the Knicks offense starts with Carmelo Anthony in the post

The post scorer might be a dying breed, but there's plenty else Carmelo Anthony can do for the Knicks from the block. Ned Dishman Getty ImagesArron Afflalo turns his rear into his defender and backs him down. One dribble, two, and the pass comes out to Carmelo Anthony, who swishes a 20-footer.It's the opening possession of an inconsequential preseason game for the Knicks and Celtics...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Carmelo on 27-win prediction for Knicks: ‘I laugh at that’

Carmelo Anthony believes the New York Knicks will be a far improved team and scoffs at the notion the squad can’t improve more than 10 wins upon its 17-win campaign last season. The source of Anthony’s ire are recent projections published by FiveThirtyEight that pegs the Knicks to win only 27 games this upcoming season. Anthony finds that prediction quite amusing, in fact...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks want to keep Kristaps Porzingis in starting lineup

Jun 25, 2015; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Kristaps Porzingis (SPN) reacts after being selected as the number four overall pick to the Miami Heat in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Brad Penner USA TODAY SportsThe Knicks have dealt with a couple of injuries to starters during the preseason, but so far, things have been...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo: I made money as a kid by selling CDs to Kendrick Lamar

Afflalo, a former Trail Blazer, Nugget and Magic, is now a member of the Knicks. Robert Mayer USA TODAY SportsYou may not think of Arron Afflalo as one to scrounge for money after the shooting guard signed a two-year, $16 million contract with the Knicks this offseason, but that doesn't mean there wasn't a time before New York, before the NBA, before the basketball fame.Afflalo recently...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Restoring Respectibility: New York Knicks 2015-16 Season Preview

While they aren’t quite a playoff team yet, New York’s offseason additions will make them a much more competitive team this season. Last Year’s Record: 17-65 Key Additions: Robin Lopez Arron Afflalo Kyle O’Quinn Kristaps Porzingis Jerian Grant Derrick Williams Key Departures: Jason Smith Andrea Bargnani Alexey Shved Shane Larkin Season Outlook: The Knicks were...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA season preview: New York Knicks

Over the next month, we will be previewing every team in the NBA. Here's is the next installment of our series on the New York Knicks. 2014-15 Record: 17-65 Notable Acquisitions: Robin Lopez (FA), Kristaps Porzingis (Draft), Derrick Williams (FA), Arron Afflalo (FA), Jerian Grant (Draft) Notable Departures: Andrea Bargnani, Shane Larkin, Tim Hardaway Jr. Temperature Check: After...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher wants Phil Jackson to be more involved with Knicks

    New York Knicks president Phil Jackson avoided a hands-on approach with the team last season because he did not want to step on first-year head coach Derek Fisher’s toes. But after the Knicks finished with the second-worst record in the league, the novice coach told the sage that he would like some advice and assistance in the future. “Derek’s kind of asked me to...
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September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the Knicks defense improve in 2015-16?

The Knicks had one of the worst defenses in the NBA last year, but a almost a completely new roster could change things in New York.The Knicks signed Robin Lopez, Arron Afflalo, Derrick Williams, Kevin Seraphin and Kyle O'Quinn among others. They drafted Jerian Grant and Kristaps Porzingis in the first round. They're also expecting healthier versions of Carmelo Anthony and Jose Calderon...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Not Another Power Ranking: #28 New York Knicks

Folks, we did it, we’ve gotten to trilogy status. I welcome you all to the third installment of the 30 part series, where we breakdown the teams in order from worst to first. Today, we have ourselves a doozy on our hands. A team that has been critiqued by nearly everyone, and whose struggles continued even into the offseason, despite the help of the Zen Master. This basketball...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: 'I look for Arron to be a leader'

Arron Afflalo had a down season in 2014-15, splitting it between the Nuggets and the Trail Blazers, but Phil Jackson isn't too worried about that. ESPN has published a series of interviews with the Knicks president, and during the latest edition, Jackson explains exactly why he expects the shooting guard to have a turnaround season for the Knicks, whom Afflalo signed with back in...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets: Who Has a Better Chance of Reaching the Playoffs?

Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets heads for the net as Lance Thomas #42 of the New York Knicks defends at the Barclays Center on February 6, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets will be competing for a playoff berth next season, after both teams saw major changes this offseason. The Knicks...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo says Carmelo Anthony is 'very committed' to Knicks

Carmelo Anthony's commitment to the Knicks has been in question over the last few days after Walt 'Clyde' Frazier wondered if Melo would want a trade if the Knicks had another down season in the upcoming year.Now, it's time for one of the newest Knicks, Arron Afflalo, to weigh in, and he disagrees.From Newsday's Al Iannazzone:Afflalo said upon signing with the Knicks that Melo hadn...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo says Carmelo Anthony is ‘very committed’ to the Knicks

Earlier this week, New York Knicks legend Walt Frazier got the fanbase a little concerned after some comments he made about forward Carmelo Anthony. Frazier questioned if Carmelo will get impatient with the Knicks rebuild and ask for a trade. While Frazier made some good points, he got the attention of everyone when he made those comments. But one Knick player says he doesn’t...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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