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Category: ‘Atlantic Division’

Could New York Knicks Trade for Atlanta Hawks’ Jeff Teague?
February 18th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
There are clearly plenty of players underperforming on this season's New York Knicks team. However, perhaps the most underperforming player on this year's roster is starting point guard Raymond Felton. Instead of helping to lead the Knicks back to an Atlantic Division title, he's instead established himself as one of...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Named Player of Week
January 13th, 2014 at 9:25 PM
With all of the talk about Carmelo Anthony's future many have overlooked his performance this season. He may have won the scoring title last season but this season Anthony is having the best year in a New York Knicks uniform. In fact, one could argue this has been his best...

New York Knicks Give Better Effort Against Boston Celtics This Time but Fall Once Again, Losing 90-86; Six Initial Observations
December 14th, 2013 at 1:41 AM
***PHOTO1*** While it wasn’t the train wreck it was last Sunday, the New York Knicks once again lost to the Boston Celtics this week, falling 90-86 on Friday night. After getting down early in the first half, the Knicks took command in the second half, only to tumble in the game’s final...

New York Knicks Get Much Needed Win Over Brooklyn Nets; 5 Key Takeaways
December 6th, 2013 at 6:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Knicks finally ended their nine-game losing streak by throttling the Brooklyn Nets, 113-83, on Thursday night. In a quest to not be the worst team in New York after both teams stunk up the city with their underperforming play, the Knicks came out ahead with perhaps their most...

New York Knicks’ Game with Brooklyn Nets Lacking Buzz as Teams Collide for First Time on Thursday
December 5th, 2013 at 5:15 AM
***PHOTO1*** As the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets get set to tangle on Thursday night in Brooklyn for Big Apple bragging rights, perhaps they should name this game the “Rotten Apple,” as both teams are stinking up New York. The Knicks, as well documented here, have struggled mightily all season and...

New York Knicks’ Tyson Chandler Out 4-6 Weeks
November 7th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Tyson Chandler is one of the most important players the New York Knicks have on their roster. He's one they just can't afford to lose. Obviously, Carmelo Anthony is the teams superstar. He's a scorer and, although he's their best one, the Knicks have plenty of scorers. The team could probably...

A Look Inside the Box Score: New York Knicks-Washington Wizards (preseason Game Four)
October 18th, 2013 at 6:58 AM
***PHOTO1*** While the New York Knicks won their second exhibition game of the season (2-2 thus far in the preseason) downing the Washington Wizards 98-89 in Baltimore on Thursday night, the bigger story in this game were the injuries to Iman Shumpert and Pablo Prigioni. Both Knicks’ reserves got banged up in...

Report: Carmelo Anthony Wants to Test Free Agency
October 16th, 2013 at 10:11 PM
Ian Begley of ESPN.com reported that star Carmelo Anthony wants to test free agency this upcoming offseason, much to the dismay of New York Knicks fans everywhere. ***PHOTO1*** Whether or not he'll decide his fate with the Knicks so early remains to be seen, but it does seem like Anthony is more...

A Look Inside the Box Scores: New York Knicks-Toronto Raptors/New York Knicks-Boston Celtics
October 13th, 2013 at 12:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Knicks fell in their second exhibition game of the preseason, losing to the Raptors in Toronto by a score of 100-91 on Friday night. They followed that up by losing in a rout to the Boston Celtics in New Hampshire, 111-81 on Saturday night. Obviously, Knicks' fans should...

Five Key Takeaways in New York Knicks 103-102 Preseason Victory Over Boston Celtics
October 10th, 2013 at 6:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** While it wasn’t easy to see a 23 point lead evaporate in the final minutes of the game, the New York Knicks did what they had to do in their 103-102 victory over the Boston Celtics in Providence on Wednesday night. The Knicks got contributions across the board, as many players...

New York Knicks Set to Open Exhibition Schedule Against Boston Celtics on Wednesday Night
October 9th, 2013 at 7:12 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Knicks will open up the exhibition portion of their schedule on Wednesday night when they make the short trip to Boston to take on the new-look Boston Celtics. While the Knicks have added a few new pieces (Metta World Peace, Andrea Bargnani, Beno Udrih and first-round draft pick...

New York Knicks Need to Fill Three Roster Spots
October 4th, 2013 at 5:07 PM
The New York Knicks have 20 players invited to training camp. While most of the roster is set there are still a handful of players fighting for roster spots. Those non-guaranteed contract players will battle for the three final roster spots on next seasons roster. Who will the team keep...

Paul Pierce Fires Back at New York Knicks J.R. Smith
September 20th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** In the never-ending war of words between the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets, the latest feud has the Nets' newest addition Paul Pierce firing back at words J.R. Smith, for something Smith earlier said about Pierce. What exactly did Pierce say this time in response to Smith? “Who?” Smith had recently said...

FBI Believes 1980′s New York Knicks Fixed Games
September 14th, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Ever hear of the Black Sox and the 1919 World Series scandal? "Shoeless" Joe Jackson and the other seven Chicago baseball players banned for life after throwing the World Series? Perhaps Pete Rose is more familiar to you? Rose was banned for betting on baseball during his time as a...

New York Knicks May Have Interest in SG Rip Hamilton
September 7th, 2013 at 12:21 AM
Everybody knows that the New York Knicks have one more roster spot left to fill, but the popular consensus is that it will be filled by a veteran center. Apparently, their search is not just limited to big men. ***PHOTO1*** Shooting guard Rip Hamilton is still without a home after spending last...

More Talk Between New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets’ Players Linger
September 4th, 2013 at 5:36 AM
***PHOTO1*** Trash talk among New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets’ players is the gift that keeps on giving. In a war of words that seemingly will never end, J.R. Smith and the Nets’ Reggie Evans are the latest to throw their two cents into the mix. The flamboyant and cocky Smith has recently...

New York Knicks-Brooklyn Nets Tension Resulted in Sit Down with David Stern?
August 29th, 2013 at 8:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** In truly a bizarre series of events, NBA Commissioner David Stern reportedly had a sit-down chat with New York Knicks owner James Dolan and Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov this past year about the rising tensions between the two city teams. Stern essentially said 'chill out'! Come again? From Fred Kerber of the...

Hamed Haddadi is “Still Possible” for the New York Knicks
August 27th, 2013 at 2:08 PM
Hamed Haddadi has been linked to the New York Knicks for most of the offseason, but the signing of Jeremy Tyler seemed to have silenced those rumors in recent weeks. ***PHOTO1*** Jared Zwerling reports that Haddadi is "still possible" for the Knicks, though, so maybe the signing of Tyler wasn't enough to ease...

Spike Lee on Brooklyn Nets’ Aspirations: “Paul Pierce is Talking Crazy”
August 24th, 2013 at 11:15 PM
The Brooklyn Nets have undergone a major facelift this offseason, and Paul Pierce is well aware of it. He and his new teammates in Brooklyn will look to make a name for themselves in the Eastern Conference after making the playoffs in 2012-13. ***PHOTO1*** Pierce recently told ESPN New York that "I...

Trash Talking Igniting New York Knicks-Brooklyn Nets Rivalry
August 21st, 2013 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** If you haven’t heard, in the last week or so, several members of the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks having been talking in great lengths as to who owns the city of New York and how much they dislike the other team. Paul Pierce, from the Daily News via...