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Game 5 Recap: Knicks 86, Celtics 92

Fears of a seemingly inevitable implosion are fair at this point. Losing one game, on the road, to a veteran team facing elimination – well, that’s OK. Losing a second game in a row, on your homecourt – scary. Doing so after self-imposed blustering of what-if sweeps and opponent funerals. Unbearable. Yes, despite the Knicks’… More

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The Novak/Stoudemire Dilemma

Thanks in part to the frequently injured status of Amare Stoudemire, Mike Woodson has been forced to be very creative in his approach to lineup building this season. Using the talent pool available to him, he’s completely twisted the traditional point guard, shooting guard, small forward, power forward, center lineup into something uniquely special and… More

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New York Kicks Roundup: Playoff Edition

Games 1 and 2 of the Knicks-Celtics series has shown the best sneakers by some of your favorite players. Between Carmelo Anthony’s brand spanking new Air Jordan Melo M9 Playoff Edition to the back-to-back appearances of the throwback Air Jordan 2, 5, and 8 unearthed by Quentin Richardson, pure sneaker gold has been touching the… More

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Game 2 Recap: Knicks 87, Celtics 71

The New York Knicks will head up to Boston with a 2-0 lead over the Celtics. For the second straight game, the Knicks used a big second half, highlighted by stingy defense and efficient offense, to put the Celtics away, and seal the victory. After withstanding a strong second quarter from the Celtics, New York… More

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The Carmelo Anthony Trade

If we take an NBA snapshot right now, the Carmelo Anthony trade sure looks good for the Knicks. First, let’s review: The Knicks gave up: Raymond Felton Danilo Gallinari Timofey Mozgov Anthony Randolph Wilson Chandler Eddy Curry 2014 draft pick They got: Carmelo Anthony Renaldo Balkman Chauncey Billups Sheldon Williams Anthony Carter Corey Brewer How… More

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The X-Factor(s): Felton and Smith

The Knicks are 10 games into the best stretch of basketball we’ve seen all season, and it doesn’t look like they are going to take their foot off the accelerator any time soon. Yes, there is lots of credit due to many players. Kurt, you of course, get the upmost respect from all of us… More

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Recap: Knicks 95, Hawks 82

Resting on the shoulders of an absolutely torrid Carmelo Anthony and a rejuvenated defense, the Knicks continued their hottest stretch in decades, winning their tenth in a row by using a dominant fourth quarter to blow up a close game. While neither New York nor Atlanta played their best basketball through the first three quarters,… More

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The Wish List

Well, they’ve done it. The Knicks have clinched a playoff spot. Now I can finally stop holding my breath, I can shave my “they’re-not-in-the-playoffs-yet” beard and I can dump my girlfriend. That last one might not have much to do with the Knicks, but I like to share. Speaking of sharing, now that the boys… More

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Yo, Steve! Felton or Lin, Take Your Pick!

“Yo Steve. Settle a bet. Who would you rather have right now. Felton or Lin?” I stare at the text message longer than a stern Mike Woodson death stare directed at JR Smith before smacking my palm against my forehead and letting out a quick, disinterested sigh. “Without a doubt Jer… ” I start typing… More

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Recap: Knicks 90, Jazz 83

The Knicks got a huge win before they head home to New York by beating the Jazz 90-83 for their first win in Utah in eight years. The win kept the Knicks in first place in the Atlantic Divison, as the  Brooklyn Nets blew out the Detroit Pistons in Detroit and a loss by the… More