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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...

Four Things to Watch for as New York Knicks Open Their Season Vs. Milwaukee Bucks
October 30th, 2013 at 7:23 AM
***PHOTO1*** It’s finally here. It’s opening night for the New York Knicks, as they get set to take on the Milwaukee Bucks at home in Game 1 of the 2013-14 season on Wednesday night. The Knicks are coming off a fine season, winning 54 games (their best mark in 16 years) while...

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 Set to Open Summer League Play
July 12th, 2013 at 2:00 AM
The New York Knicks are set to open summer league play against the New Orleans Pelicans today (4 PM ET, MSG) in Las Vegas. So, what can we expect from the group that will be representing the Knicks in Sin City? Well, just as Las Vegas is crazy and unpredictable, the Knicks...

New York Knicks May Go Smaller and Start Pablo Prigioni in Game 5
May 15th, 2013 at 7:00 PM
After New York Knicks tried to the bigger in game 4 against the Indiana Pacers, coach Mike Woodson may choose to start a smaller lineup including Pablo Prigioni.  ***PHOTO1*** The change will most likely send Kenyon Martin back to the bench. In game 4, the bigger lineup clearly did not work. Coach...

New York Knicks Contemplating Move to Bigger Lineup
May 14th, 2013 at 1:00 PM
With the New York Knicks being abused by the Indiana Pacers' bigs, is it time for the Knicks to abandon the small-ball that has gotten them to this point and go to a big lineup? If Mike Woodson is going to answer the coaching of Frank Vogel his team might have...

New York Knicks’ JR Smith is Questionable for Tonights Game
May 11th, 2013 at 1:30 PM
New York Knicks' sixth man and second leading scorer JR Smith is questionable for tonight's game 3 against the Indiana Pacers due to illness. ***PHOTO1*** JR Smith has a 102 degree fever and stayed at the team hotel opting out of the team's shootaround this morning. This according to coach Mike Woodson, he...

New York Knicks Now Face All the Pressure Boston Celtics Faced Two Games Ago
May 2nd, 2013 at 2:00 PM
New York Knicks have lost two straight games to make the series 3-2 against Boston Celtics. New York Knicks, who were up 3-0 to start the series applied pressure to Boston immediately, but after playing two games of poor basketball the pressure has switched to the Knicks as the tables...

Boston Celtics Force Game Six Against New York Knicks
May 2nd, 2013 at 8:59 AM
It looked like the New York Knicks could look forward to their next opponent after getting out to a three games to none series lead against the Boston Celtics. After winning those games by 14, 16, and 17 points it seems that success may have come too easily. The Celtics have...

New York Knicks Will Face Inspired Boston Celtics in Front of Their Inspired Home Crowd
April 25th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
New York Knicks will go into the Boston Garden tomorrow night trying to go up 3-0 against Boston Celtics who will have a crowd praying for something to cheer about behind them. After the tragic Boston bombing, a extremely tough time for all Americans but especially for those from the...

Boston Celtics Design Defense Around Stopping New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
April 18th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
***PHOTO2*** New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony, the soon to be NBA Scoring Champion, has a tough road ahead in these playoffs as he has to take on the tough Boston Celtics defense. But at the same time, Boston Celtics will have to attempt to slow down one of the best scorers in the...

Boston Celtics Don’t Feel Like Underdogs Against New York Knicks
April 17th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Entering the NBA Playoffs 7 seed Boston Celtics will take on 2 seed New York Knicks. But, for Boston Celtics, the seeds do not matter. According to coach Doc Rivers, his team does not feel any different going into the series as they have in past playoffs where they were...

New York Knicks Officially are the Number 2 Seed in the Eastern Conference
April 15th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
With a 90-80 win over 3rd place Indiana Pacers (recap of game at bottom), New York Knicks officially control the 2 seed in the Eastern Conference. For New York Knicks, this is the first time as the number 2 seed since they last won the division in 1994.  ***PHOTO1*** New York Knicks,...

Chicago Bulls Trying to Beat New York Knicks and Become NBA’s Ultimate Streak Breakers
April 11th, 2013 at 7:33 PM
Earlier this season the Miami Heat did something incredible. They went on a 27-game winning streak. However, that winning streak came to an end at the hands of the Chicago Bulls about two weeks ago. Now they have their aim set on the current top winning streak, which just so...

New York Knicks Clinch First Division Title Since 1994
April 11th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
From day one of the season, New York Knicks showed the world they were a team to watch this season. Winning their first five games out of the gate, no one really knew the ceiling of this team, but expectations were high. With the veteran lineup, critics said New York...

New York Knicks Take 11th in a Row Vs. the MIlwaukee Bucks
April 5th, 2013 at 11:45 PM
 Carmelo Anthony leads New York Knicks to their 11th straight win against the Milwaukee Bucks. Carmelo Anthony, yet again, had a 40 point performance. He now joins Bernard King as the only New York Knicks player to score 40 points in 3 straight games. Carmelo Anthony ended with 41 points...

Los Angeles Clippers Handle Hurting New York Knicks with Ease 93-80
March 18th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
New York Knicks are really hurting without Carmelo Anthony for the 5th straight game, along with Amare Stoudemire, Tyson Chandler, and of course Rasheed Wallace who hasn't played in who knows how long. This showed yesterday against Los Angeles Clippers when New York Knicks struggled to put up 80 points... yes...

Sundays New York Knicks Game in Jeopardy Because of Snow
February 8th, 2013 at 4:52 PM
There's already plenty of people concerned about the possibility of poor weather during next years Super Bowl in New Jersey but it isn't often that rain, ice or snow is a factor in professional basketball. However, the snow storm that is currently devastating the east coast has the NBA wondering if...

New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony Reacts to Recordings and Shumpert Will Return Today Vs Pistons
January 17th, 2013 at 1:50 PM
After New York Knicks owner, James Dolan, decided to record his team's game vs Chicago Bulls in the attempt to protect his star, Carmelo Anthony reacted backing his owners move. The purpose of recording the game was to listen in on how opposing players treated New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony....

New York Knicks Take on Quiet but Strong Chicago Bulls
December 21st, 2012 at 8:00 AM
New York Knicks will play the Chicago Bulls at 7:30 in Madison Square Garden today. Chicago Bulls (14-10) are very quiet without former MVP Derrick Rose on the court but quietly, they still have a very good team with a good coach. Right now, the Chicago Bulls sit at 4th...