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
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
Ever since the “Iman Shumpert to Denver for the Nuggets Kenneth Faried” rumor hit a few weeks back, the NBA has been ripe with rumors for possible destinations for Shump.
Talk has been anything from a trade to the Celtics for Rajon Rondo, to one for disgruntled Rockets big man, Omer Asik.
But taking the cap into account and the December 15th deadline for recently signed players, here are some actual possibilities the Knicks have if they want to use Shumpert in a trade. Continue reading
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
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
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
Sunday afternoon brought more feed to the side that believes Carmelo Anthony is a shot vacuum for the New York Knicks offense.
Many already call him a “volume shooter” – a negative connotation for players who shoot until they get hot or just take a large quantity of their team’s shots.
There have been many players under this designation who have led their teams to the playoffs. But is Melo the single worst volume shooter of them all? Continue reading
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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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
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