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Mike Woodson (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Giglio: Knicks Head Coach Mike Woodson Deserves Credit For Adjusting

As the chess match continues on Saturday night in Indiana, trust Woodson. It took five games, but he once again has the pulse of his team against Indiana’s strengths and weaknesses.

05/17/2013

Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks shoots against Ian Mahinmi  of the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mike Woodson: Knicks ‘Met The Challenge’ In Must-Win Game 5

“It’s just a matter of who wants it more,” Carmelo Anthony said. On Thursday night, that was the Knicks.

05/17/2013

The Knicks’ Tyson Chandler, right, dives for the ball against Indiana’s Paul George during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden on May 16. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Melo Steps Up With Season On The Line, Sends Knicks Back To Indianapolis

Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points to help the New York Knicks stay alive in the Eastern Conference semifinals with an 85-75 victory over the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 on Thursday night.

05/17/2013

Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks looks to pass around Paul George #24 of the Indiana Pacers. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: If Knicks Are Going To Stay Alive, They Must Fix Their Offense Now

All it will take for the Knicks is for someone to hit some shots early. Shooting can be contagious, and the Knicks have all been wearing FEMA suits the past couple of weeks.

05/16/2013

Mike Woodson (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: In Huge Spot, Knicks Coach Mike Woodson Pulls All Wrong Strings

Woodson was absolutely brutal. But let’s not spare the Knicks’ players from this little bloodbath.

05/15/2013

Raymond Felton, Kenyon Martin and Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Don’t Look At Woodson — Knicks’ Best Players Have To Step Up

Here’s the deal: unless Carmelo Anthony, J.R. Smith and Tyson Chandler get going, the Knicks aren’t going to win anything.

05/14/2013

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

Carmelo On Knicks’ Blowout Victory: ‘We Played With A Sense Of Urgency’

“I think for the most part, from the start of the game and throughout the whole game, I think we played with a sense of urgency today,” Anthony said after the game. “We played the way we’ve been playing as far as competing at the highest level.”

05/08/2013

Kenyon Martin and J.R. Smith of the Knicks position themselves for a rebound against Ian Mahinmi of the Indiana Pacers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Don’t Need To Go Big — They Need To Play Big

The Knicks have to continue to play small, and play their game. Now isn’t the time to panic. Not yet, anyway.

05/07/2013

Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks dribbles against Brandon Bass #30 of the Boston Celtics. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Will Face Especially Unique Challenge In Game 3

Basketball aside, this will be the Celtics’ first home game since the terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon. Emotions will be flowing and the crowd will be as into a basketball game as can be imagined.

04/26/2013

J.R. Smith #8, Carmelo Anthony #7 and Raymond Felton #2 (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: What To Watch For In Game 2 Of Knicks-Celtics Series

Barring any terrible injuries, if the Knicks win Game 2 they should win the series. They are the better team and I can’t see the Celtics beating the Knicks four out of five games and winning the series.

04/23/2013

Pablo Prigioni (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pablo Prigioni Out, Chris Copeland In For Knicks In Game 1

Knicks were without starting guard Pablo Prigioni in their playoff opener, going with rookie Chris Copeland against the Boston Celtics.

04/20/2013

The Knicks’ Iman Shumpert, second from right, fouls Atlanta’s Shelvin Mack, second from left, at Madison Square Garden on April 17, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Knicks Close Most Successful Regular Season In 16 Years With Win Over Hawks

Carmelo Anthony won the scoring title without playing, and the Atlanta Hawks lost their chance to move up in the East standings.

04/18/2013

The Knicks’ Rasheed Wallace, right, shoots over the Bobcats’ Bismack Biyombo at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on April 15, 2013. (Photo by Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Roll Out The JV In Loss To Bobcats, Rest Big Guns For Playoffs

Gerald Henderson scored 27 points, Kemba Walker had 23 points and a career-high 13 assists and the Charlotte Bobcats defeated a New York Knicks team playing without Carmelo Anthony and a few others 106-95 on Monday night.

04/16/2013

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

Knicks Beat Pacers 90-80, Clinch No. 2 Seed In East

Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points against the rugged Indiana defense, and the Knicks clinched the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference.

04/14/2013

Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Giglio: 3 Seasons Down, 1 To Go — Who Are The Real Knicks?

There are four games left, and the most important question remains unanswered: When the playoffs begin, which Knicks team will take the floor?

04/12/2013

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