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New York Knicks’ Amare Stoudemire Back to Full Health?
November 24th, 2014 at 7:13 PM
When the New York Knicks gave Amare Stoudemire a five-year deal nearly everyone felt it was too long for such a health risk. No other team in the NBA was willing to give him more than four years. The Knicks found out why after watching Stoudemire battle back from injury...

Dwight Howard Out for Monday’s Game for Houston Rockets Vs. New York Knicks: Report
November 24th, 2014 at 1:06 PM
The New York Knicks will kick off a three-game south-west road trip on Monday night when they face off against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. ***PHOTO1*** The Knicks, fresh off a win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, will catch a break, as Ian Begley...

Andrea Bargnani Injures Calf During Practice, Won’t Return for Knicks on Saturday Vs. 76ers
November 22nd, 2014 at 1:24 PM
The New York Knicks were counting on two of their more important players returning to the court on Saturday night against the Philadelphia 76ers in Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani. ***PHOTO1*** While Calderon still looks like he will be a go for Saturday night against the winless Philadelphia team, Bargnani however, has...

Andrea Bargnani, Jose Calderon Likely to Return for Knicks on Saturday Vs. 76ers
November 20th, 2014 at 5:08 PM
The New York Knicks have been without both Andrea Bargnani and Jose Calderon for the first 13 games of the season as both have been recovering from injuries since the start of the regular season. ***PHOTO1*** However, it looks like the Knicks are expecting to get both Bargnani and Calderon back for...

New York Knicks’ Cleanthony Early Requires Knee Surgery
November 19th, 2014 at 9:24 PM
Apparently playing small forward for the New York Knicks puts a lot of pressure on your knees. It seems that both Carmelo Anthony and Cleanthony Early are having knee troubles. Unfortunately, Early's knee issue requires surgery. ***PHOTO1*** The 2014-15 season was suppose to be about rebuilding for the New York Knicks. It...

New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Has Sore Left Knee
November 19th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
It's no secret that the New York Knicks are off to a terrible start. It's no secret that the Knicks could be headed towards a lottery pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. However, the fact that Carmelo Anthony has been playing with an aggravated left knee has been kept a...

Was Metta World Peace Too Honest for New York Knicks?
November 15th, 2014 at 12:47 PM
Metta World Peace is old school. He's tough. He's not afraid to mix it up with others. Not even his teammates. It's that honesty and willingness to stand up to his roster-mates that has World Peace playing in China instead of New York with the Knicks. ***PHOTO1*** Lets be honest, there's plenty...

New York Knicks’ Jose Calderon to Miss 2-3 Weeks with Strained Calf Injury
October 30th, 2014 at 5:06 PM
Just before the New York Knicks were set to tip off against the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night in their home opener at Madison Square Garden, starting point guard Jose Calderon was a late scratch from the lineup and was ruled out due to a calf injury. ***PHOTO1*** Shane Larkin started in...

Knicks’ Iman Shumpert, not Jose Calderon, Likely to Draw Defensive Duties Vs. Bulls’ Derrick Rose
October 29th, 2014 at 12:44 PM
On Wednesday night, the New York Knicks will open up their 2014-2015 season at home against perhaps one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference in the Chicago Bulls at Madison Square Garden. ***PHOTO1*** One player who will be making his return from injury is Bulls start point guard Derrick Rose,...

Jose Calderon Likely to Play for New York Knicks on Opening Night Vs. Chicago Bulls
October 29th, 2014 at 10:36 AM
The status for Jose Calderon playing on Wednesday night's opening game for the New York Knicks against the Chicago Bulls, as Calderon has been dealing with a sore calf. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday during practice, Knicks head coach Derek Fisher stated that his starting point guard will likely be a go and play...

New York Knicks’ Andrea Bargnani Out First Three Regular Season Games
October 26th, 2014 at 4:49 PM
Andrea Bargnani is a bit of a walking band-aid. For all the Knicks fans who like to mock Amare Stoudemire for missing so much time and praise Bargnani, wake up! While Stoudemire has missed plenty of time since joining the Knicks, he's actually played more games than Bargnani over that...

Andrea Bargnani Unsure When He’ll Return to New York Knicks Due to Hamstring Strain
October 23rd, 2014 at 2:19 PM
Andrea Bargnani has missed most of the preseason for the New York Knicks due to a hamstring strain suffered during camp and has held him out over the last couple of games as a result. ***PHOTO1*** Bargnani played in the preseason opener; a loss to the Knicks and then hurt it the...

New York Knicks’ Jose Calderon Day-to-day with Injury
October 22nd, 2014 at 6:50 PM
Jose Calderon is expected to be an impact player for the New York Knicks this season. However, that will be a hard thing to do if he's not on the floor. Calderon left Monday’s pre-season loss to the Milwaukee Bucks early in the first quarter with a strained right calf...

New York Knicks’ J.R. Smith Experiencing Back Spasms Due to Bus Rides to Preseason Games
October 15th, 2014 at 1:15 PM
During the New York Knicks 84-77 preseason win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night in Syracuse, J.R. Smith had to come out of the game for the Knicks due to suffering back spasms. ***PHOTO1*** He eventually was able to return to the game, but after the game, Smith said the reason...

Iman Shumpert Believes He’ll Play for Knicks in Preseason Opener Vs. Celtics Despite Sore Hamstring
October 7th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The good news: Iman Shumpert's knees are fine unlike last year. The bad news: a new injury has flared up for the New York Knicks young guard. ***PHOTO1*** Shumpert has apparently been dealing with a sore hamstring, something that started up the second day of training camp, as Derek Fisher revealed during...

Former New York Knicks’ Center Tyson Chandler Better Now than in First Dallas Mavericks Stint?
October 4th, 2014 at 11:48 PM
His first time with the Dallas Mavericks, Tyson Chandler was the defensive anchor of the team and helped win the franchise an NBA championship. However, despite his evident regression during his time with the New York Knicks he's now claiming that he's a better player than he was during his...

2014 New York Knicks Free Agency Outlook: Andrew Bynum
June 16th, 2014 at 9:34 PM
Once upon a time, Andrew Bynum was a dominant force in the NBA playing under Phil Jackson. Fast forward a few years and Bynum's been on three teams following his time with the Los Angeles Lakers and is widely looked at as an injured malcontent. That being said, if anyone...

Carmelo Anthony Suffers Shoulder Injury in New York Knicks Tough-luck Loss to Washington Wizards
April 5th, 2014 at 3:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** While the New York Knicks last-minute, 90-89 loss to the Washington Wizards was bad enough, the Knicks suffered worse news with Carmelo Anthony suffering a shoulder injury. On top of all that, Anthony had perhaps his worst night of the season, scoring only 10 points (5-14 from the field) to go...

Amare Stoudemire Remaining with New York Knicks?
March 22nd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Amare Stoudemire was suppose to be the guy to turned the New York Knicks' fortunes around. He was the guy who took the max to come to New York when no one would. His health hasn't been the best since signing his contract but he's worked extremely hard to get himself back...

New York Knicks’ Metta World Peace Open to Trade
February 8th, 2014 at 10:23 PM
When the New York Knicks were able to sign Metta World Peace this off-season it was thought of as a major impact move. He was suppose to bring them a veteran presence who could help lead the team and bring a defensive mind set to the court. He was also...