Anthony scored a career-high 62 points to break the franchise and current Madison Square Garden records, and the Knicks beat the Charlotte Bobcats 125-96 on Friday night to stop a five-game losing streak.
The Knicks had a chance Thursday to prove their turnaround was for real. Instead, they got steamrolled 117-89 against the rival Indiana Pacers.
Amare Stoudemire added 11 points and Beno Udrih and Andrea Bargnani had 10 each for New York (10-21), which snapped a three-game skid.
The Toronto Raptors beat New York for the second straight night, topping the short-handed Knicks 115-100 on Saturday.
I hate to say it, but the Knicks are a laughingstock to fans, media and other NBA executives. And it starts at the top with owner James Dolan and trickles down to the players.
Carmelo Anthony and likely Metta World Peace will be the power forwards with guards playing the other three positions on the court. For a team that thrives in the pick-and-roll while spreading the floor, that’s a good thing.
In a strange twist, Stoudemire took to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon to proclaim that he’s not injured, and simply needs rest after playing a grueling schedule.
Avery Bradley scored seven of his 13 points in the fourth quarter, hitting a 3-pointer with 2:38 to play to give the Celtics the lead for good, and Boston beat the New York Knicks 90-86 on Friday night.
I actually walked out of MSG on Wednesday night annoyed that New York beat Chicago. Please don’t dismiss this. There’s logic behind it. I swear. Read on!
Mike Woodson just had three days of practice. I hope he used them well. It might very well be the last days he will have as head coach of the Knicks to turn this thing around. But he needs help from his players.
After yet another loss for his New York Knicks in what’s been a trying – not to mention 3-9 – start to the season, Carmelo Anthony did not attempt to pretend everything is wonderful right now.
Amar’e Stoudemire in a Celtics uniform? According to one NBA insider, it’s possible.
New York has attempted to deal Iman Shumpert, Raymond Felton and Amar’e Stoudemire in a deal for the four-time NBA All-Star, but Danny Ainge doesn’t appear to be interested, according to a report.
The Knicks showed many good things in Wednesday’s season opener. But there were also a couple of red flags that could prove to be a problem in the season’s first true test against the Bulls.
Schmeelk says this year’s Knicks squad is capable of winning 50 games.