Amar’e Stoudemire

Andrea Bargnani (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Breaking Down The Knicks’ Power Forward Conundrum

Derek Fisher has wisely used the first four preseason games to experiment with different player combinations. But he has been shorthanded at one of the most competitive spots on the roster.

10/16/2014

The New York Knicks huddle during practice at West Point Military Academy on September 30, 2014 in West Point, New York. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: What To Watch For In The Knicks’ Preseason Opener

Can Anthony fit into the triangle? Will he get shots in rhythm in spots where he likes to score? Will the ball move? Will he be willing to move off the ball and cut for easy baskets?

10/08/2014

Head coach Derek Fisher and Amar'e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Power Forward Amar’e Stoudemire: ‘I Feel Dominant’

“Obviously to reach back to my dominant self, I feel like I’m there now,” the six-time NBA All-Star told reporters. “I feel like my body is feeling so much stronger (than last year at this time), so I feel dominant.”

10/08/2014

Assistant coach Jim Cleamons and Amar'e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks talk during practice at West Point Military Academy on September 30, 2014 in West Point, New York. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Are Talking The Talk About Defense, But Will They Walk The Walk?

When the preseason starts in four days, we’ll see how much head coach Derek Fisher is getting through to his team.

10/03/2014

New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher and Team President Phil Jackson talk to the media on September 26, 2014 in Tarrytown, New York. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Stress Defense, Teamwork At West Point Camp

The rookie coach ran his first practice Tuesday morning, a 2 1/2-hour workout that was heavy on defense and teamwork, which were both missing far too often last season.

10/01/2014

Andrea Bargnani (left) (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images); Amar'e Stoudemire (Right) (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Jackson Thinking Cap Space, Hoping To Deal Stoudemire And Bargnani

If Phil Jackson gets his way, the Knicks will be contenders on paper a lot quicker than many first thought — and he might get a statue erected in his honor at the same time.

07/07/2014

Phil Jackson is introduced as the new president of basketball operations for the New York Knicks on March 18, 2014 at MSG. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: What? Phil Worry? No Chance; Days Of Knicks’ Panic Are Over

Phil Jackson is either in over his head or in complete control as general manager of the Knicks. Which is it? Knowing the man, most likely the latter.

05/30/2014

Amar'e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks puts up the shot against the Brooklyn Nets during a game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.  (Photo by Reid B. Kelley/NBAE via Getty Images)

Melo Sits, But Knicks Pound Nets 109-98

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points and the New York Knicks, playing without the injured Carmelo Anthony, beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-98 on Tuesday night to win the season series between city rivals.

04/15/2014

Amar'e Stoudemire during a visit with Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on July 18, 2013. (Photo by Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images)

Amar’e Stoudemire Not Ruling Out Move To Jerusalem When Contract Expires

Amar’e Stoudemire has said he’d like to finish his career with the Knicks. But there’s a very real possibility he could bolt to join a team that he co-owns in Israel.

04/15/2014

Anderson Varejao fights for the ball with the New York Knicks' Cole Aldrich on March 23, 2014 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Revert To Form And Drive Another Nail In Coffin

Now we’ll see if the Knicks can bounce back to defy that identity, or if they will react poorly to a bad loss and watch their season slide into oblivion.

03/24/2014

J.R. Smith, center, of the New York Knicks drives against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center on March 21, 2014 in Philadelphia. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Run Winning Streak To 8, Hand 76ers 23rd Straight Defeat

The 76ers have fumbled their way toward the wrong kind of NBA history. The Knicks could care less. As far as they are concerned, a win is a win.

03/21/2014

Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks shoots against the Philadelphia 76ers during a game at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Send 76ers To 17th Straight Loss

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 28 points as the New York Knicks defeated Philadelphia 123-110 on Monday night, sending the 76ers to their 17th straight loss.

03/11/2014

Amar'e Stoudemire (Photo by D. Williams/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Amar’e Insists ‘It’s Not Over Yet’ After Knicks’ 7th Straight Loss

By now many Knicks fans have given up on making the playoffs. But forward Amar’e Stoudemire insists “it’s not over yet,” despite yet another loss Monday night in a season full of letdowns.

03/04/2014

Amar'e Stoudemire (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Put Me In Coach: Knicks’ Stoudemire Says He’s Ready, But Woodson’s Not Willing

Ten Knicks average more playing time per game than Amar’e Stoudemire. The 6-foot-10 power forward says that’s unacceptable, considering doctors have not put a limit on his minutes since the season started.

02/04/2014

Knicks Fans At Stout (credit: Stout/Facebook)

The 6 Best Manhattan Bars To Watch A Knicks Game

Finally, it seems, the Knicks could be for real. Will scoring champion Carmelo Anthony lead the ‘Bockers to victory as the team battles it out with the Pacers this weekend? Watch the action at one of our favorite Knicks-centric watering holes.

CBS New York–02/03/2014

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