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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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Madison Square Garden Bridges Debut, Patrick Ewing Videobombs Alan Hahn, JR Smith Hits a Half-Court Buzzer-Beater, and Carmelo Anthony Misses a Game-Tying Last Second Shot: Knicks and Bobcats Preseason Action

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From the silly to the incredible to the defeating, Friday’s preseason New York Knicks and Charlotte Bobcats matchup was a notable exhibition.

It first featured a fun return of a legend: Patrick Ewing. Continue reading

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JR Smith Guarantees The New York Knicks Will Win The NBA Title in 2014

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Move over Patrick Ewing, we have a new Knicks player making guarantees.

He may not play come opening day, but JR Smith believes by the end of the season, he and the rest of his teammates will be champions.

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The Legend of JR Smith Grows With The Purchase of $450,000 Armored Truck

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JR Smith signed a 4-year, $24 million dollar deal with the New York Knicks this off-season.

The New York Post learned today that Smith has started to spend some of that money. 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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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 J.R. Smith Wins the Sixth Man Award: A Look Back At a Year of #JRSwish!

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New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith won the NBA’s Sixth Man Award today, topping the Los Angeles Clippers’ Jamal Crawford and The Golden State Warriors’ Jarrett Jack with 484 total points from the voting group of writers and broadcasters.

It was the topping on the cake of a breakthrough season for the former first round pick, accumulating 18.1 points per game, all off the bench, also averaging 5.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists.

But his season was not without highlights and enjoyable moments.  Let’s take a look back at some of the fun moments of J.R. Smith during the 2012-2013 season. 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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Knicks Streak Reaches 10 Games As Carmelo Anthony Scores 90 In Last Two Games

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The New York Knicks winning streak reached 10 games as the red-hot Carmelo Anthony scored 40 points – one game after scoring 50 – to defeat the Hawks in Atlanta, Wednesday, 95-82.

Those 10 games are the longest streak for the Knicks since 1993-94, when they ended up in the NBA Finals. Continue reading

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