Sharrif Floyd Looks To Continue Vikings Tradition Of Good Defensive TacklesThe Minnesota Vikings have a long tradition of having very good defensive tackles. They drafted Sharrif Floyd in the first round of the 2013 draft in hopes that he can continue the trend.
Schmeelk: Mulling Knicks' Playoff Rotation — Who Should Start?The job has actually been made easier by the Knicks' injury problems. But there's still the matter of New York's starting lineup -- and who will get minutes with the second group off the bench.
Schmeelk: The Case For More Pablo Prigioni And Other Knicks NotesWhen the Knicks struggle, they aren’t moving the basketball. What are Prigioni's two strengths? He plays defense and moves the basketball.
Schmeelk: Knicks Are An Overconfident, Arrogant TeamThe Knicks are an arrogant basketball team. It should have cost them a win on Monday night, and they were lucky it didn’t. It could cost them this season if they don’t figure it out soon.
Schmeelk: Knicks Have One Worry In Second Half — DefenseEverything else will take care of itself if the Knicks start to guard people. It’s all that matters. It’s everything.
Reports: Carmelo Anthony Will Start In All-Star Game Despite Arm InjuryKnicks small forward Carmelo Anthony will start in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game, multiple sources reported on Friday. Anthony was hurt early in the Knicks’ 92-88 loss to Toronto on Wednesday.
Schmeelk: Knicks Must Face Hard Truths, Ignore False Narratives At All-Star BreakThe Knicks can still win an NBA championship if they make adjustments. They CAN beat the Heat. Will they? Let’s see if the players and coach do what’s necessary to do it.
Knicks' Steve Novak, James White To Participate In ASG CompetitionsKnicks forwards Steve Novak and James White will take part in NBA All-Star Game competitions on February 16 in Houston, the NBA announced on Thursday night.
Hartnett: Knicks' J.R. Smith Is Thriving With Increased Amount Of ResponsibilityWithout Carmelo Anthony in the lineup, J.R. Smith embraced the role of crunch time go-to guy and delivered another clutch game-winning shot.
Schmeelk: It's Time For Raymond Felton To Take A SeatOn December 2, Felton bruised his left hand against the Suns. Then, on December 13, he bruised his right hand against the Lakers. His Christmas gift from Santa on Tuesday was a sprained ligament on the pinky finger of his shooting hand. He’s a mess.
Hartnett: Felton, Knicks Dent Mighty Miami Heat's ArmorAmericanAirlines Arena had been a fortress for the Miami Heat. That was until the New York Knicks showed up.
Schmeelk: Grading The Knicks' Roster Position By PositionThe Knicks' offseason has been nearly as crazy as their season. But with the final pieces in place, it’s finally time to take a look at their roster and figure out exactly how good they are.