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Carmelo Anthony Breaks The MSG and Knicks Record For Points in a Single Game in Win Over The Bobcats

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With the Knicks falling apart because of injury and turmoil, Carmelo Anthony decided to do some breaking of his own tonight.

Melo moved past Bernard King and Kobe Bryant in the Knicks and Madison Square Garden record books, setting a franchise, arena, and career record for points in a single game, blasting off for 62 tonight versus the Bobcats. Continue reading

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The Invisibility of The Knicks’ Iman Shumpert

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We started the season under the guise that perhaps Iman Shumpert could get traded at some point.  Fans pointed towards his defense and those few foreshadowing sparks of offense he has had over his career as signs that there was potential that we could not overlook.

Then came the Kenneth Faried rumors and we saw that the league does not quite value Shump like we do, as Denver laughed off that trade possibility.  Still, trade rumors loomed. Continue reading

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Tyson Chandler Out 4-6 Weeks With A Fibula Fracture: Is It Panic Mode For The Knicks?

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If the Knicks and their fans were not panicking after losing their 3rd game in a row (to the Al Jefferson-less Charlotte Bobcats), they certainly are now.

ESPN’s Ian Begley reports that New York center, Tyson Chandler, will miss 4-6 weeks with a non-displaced fracture of his right fibula. Continue reading

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Knicks Trade For Andrea Bargnani: Three Quick Perspectives On The Deal

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Former first overall pick, Andrea Bargnani, is on his way to New York after a deal between the Knicks and Raptors was completed early Monday.  The trade has led to debate on the merits and faults of the deal.  Here are three different perspectives on the deal:

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Going and Gone? MSG Tenants Rangers and Knicks Head In Opposite Directions

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Circle of sports: One season ends, another begins.  Generally this happens with sports of different seasons though; tonight, there is a chance two fall-spring sports could see a divergence with their teams.

Yes, the Knicks and Rangers are heading two different ways – one looks to capitalize on it, one looks to reclaim what it once had before it’s too late. Continue reading

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1 Negative STAT: The Unfair Stigma of Amare Stoudemire’s Return

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The long “anticipated” return to the New York’s lineup by Amare Stoudemire occurs today for Game 3 of the Knicks-Pacers series.

“Anticipated” is held in quotes because how Knicks fans feel is anything but hope for the return of their long-injured superstar; the overwhelming feeling is rather…dread. Continue reading

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Knicks vs. Pacers Game 2 – More Tyson Chandler Is Needed Immediately

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A question coming out of New York prior to the Knicks vs. Pacers Series Game 2 is whether or not the Knicks need to shy away from their small-ball ways of the 2012-13 season and try to match up with the Pacers strong front-court, including Roy Hibbert, David West, and Tyler Hansbrough.

What could help the Knicks more is a return to mid-season form from their leader and starting center, Tyson Chandler. Continue reading

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Knicks Lessons Learned: A Playoff Preview

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What came in as a season full of questions, as left the Knicks with many answers.

The questions as to whether or not Melo and Amare and Chandler could get long, if the veterans could stay healthy, or if Anthony could get his head on straight are no longer relevant.

The Knicks enter today’s game vs. the Celtics – The #2 Seed. Continue reading

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J.R. Smith Playing In The Paint – The Key To The Knicks Winning Streak

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The New York Knicks have won 6-straight games – yes, the longest streak in the NBA – and have somehow been doing it without Tyson Chandler and Amare Stoudemire.

So what has been been the key?  J.R. Smith, of course.

But this time, it is not what he is doing, but what he is not doing. Continue reading

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New York Weekend Roundup: Knicks and Rangers win, Amare Stoudemire Is Perfect, and Mike Rupp is Traded

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It was a positive weekend for Madison Square Garden tenants this weekend as both the Knicks and Rangers came out on top this weekend.

But before we look at the weekend, a trade has occurred that will change the Rangers main roster going forward.

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