Andrea Bargnani

Evan Turner of the Boston Celtics shoots the ball against the Knicks’ Andrea Bargnani, right, on March 27, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bargnani Scores 25, But Knicks Fall At Home To Celtics

Isaiah Thomas scored 18 points and Jae Crowder had 17 points and nine rebounds as the Boston Celtics held off a late rally by the New York Knicks for a 96-92 win on Friday night.

03/27/2015

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

Report: Knicks Hope To Re-Sign Bargnani

It took forever for Andrea Bargnani to get on the court this season, but since he has he’s impressed Phil Jackson.

03/09/2015

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony Undergoes Knee Surgery; Knicks Look To Future

The partnership that had so much promise but such limited success lasted just four years before the high-scoring forwards went in separate directions: Amar’e to Dallas, Anthony to the operating table.

02/19/2015

Knicks guard Pablo Prigioni goes up for a layup during a preseason game against the Washington Wizards at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 22, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Phil Breaks Down Roster, Says Knicks Athletic Enough To Run Triangle Offense

As far as Phil Jackson is concerned, Carmelo Anthony is the Knicks’ only star, but that doesn’t mean he and his teammates together won’t be able to run the triangle offense efficiently.

10/23/2014

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

Knicks center Andrea Bargnani  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jackson Says Bargnani Should Excel In Knicks’ New Offense

If you can’t move ‘em, laud ‘em. That seems to be Phil Jackson’s new mantra now that he’s embraced the reality that no one wants to take Andrea Bargnani’s big contract in a trade.

07/15/2014

Derek Fisher coaches a summer league game against the Dallas Mavericks on July 11, 2014 at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Derek Fisher Says Knicks Are Playoff-Caliber Club

Fisher thinks the ‘Bockers can do something special in his rookie season as head coach, but they’ll have to prove it on the court.

07/15/2014

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

Jose Calderon, then of the Mavericks, handles the ball against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Center on Feb. 18, 2014 in Dallas. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

New Knicks Guard Calderon Says If Melo Stays He’ll Help Him Shine

Jose Calderon believes he can make life better in New York for Carmelo Anthony and Andrea Bargnani. Nobody knows if he will get to play with both.

06/27/2014

Raymond Felton  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Bargnani Injury Forces Knicks To Play Small, And It’s Working Out

With Mike Woodson’s inability or unwillingness to find a way to use Bargnani well, his injury helps the team by default.

01/29/2014

Andrea Bargnani #77 of the New York Knicks shoots against the Philadelphia 76ers. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks’ Andrea Bargnani Has Torn Ligament In Left Elbow, Is Out Indefinitely

Bargnani was hurt Wednesday during a 110-106 loss to Philadelphia when he landed hard while attempting to dunk. He had an MRI on Thursday that revealed the injury.

01/24/2014

(L-R) Kenyon Martin, Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: The Knicks Are Winning — Why? We Go Inside The Numbers

Will the Knicks finally be able to sustain an increased defensive effort under Woodson, something they haven’t done for more than a year? If that’s the case, then this run might be more sustainable than people think.

01/14/2014

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat goes to the basket against the New York Knicks on January 09, 2014 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Beat Heat 102-92, Win 3rd Straight Game

Carmelo Anthony scored 24 points, Andrea Bargnani had 19, and the New York Knicks beat the Miami Heat 102-92 on Thursday night for their season-high third straight victory.

01/10/2014

Mike Woodson (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images), Andrea Bargnani (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Melo-Less Knicks Wilt In The 4th Quarter Heat, Lose To Raptors

Jonas Valanciunas had 16 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points, and the Toronto Raptors rallied for a 95-83 victory over the New York Knicks on Friday night.

12/27/2013

Andrea Bargnani shoots against the Milwaukee Bucks on December 17, 2013 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Face It, Knicks Are A Low-IQ Organization

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.

12/19/2013

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