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MILWAUKEE, WI - NOVEMBER 18: Amar'e Stoudemire #1 and J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks battle for position against Zaza Pachulia #27 of the Milwaukee Bucks on November 18, 2014 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Fall Short In High-Scoring Affair, Fall To Bucks 117-113

Ersan Ilyasova had 20 points, and the rebuilding Milwaukee Bucks climbed above .500 for the first time in more than a year by fending off the New York Knicks for a 117-113 victory Tuesday night.


Tim Hardaway, Jr. (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hardaway, Knicks Snap Bulls’ Streak At 7 Games

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 20 points and the New York Knicks, a night after being eliminated from playoff contention, beat the Chicago Bulls 100-89 on Sunday.


Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs defends J.R. Smith of the New York Knicks. Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Made Deal With The Devil, And His Name Is JR Smith

Despite a terrible postseason, the Knicks thought JR Smith’s efficient April was a sign of things to come. But there has not been a day since that the Knicks have not regretted giving him that new contract.


J.R. Smith and Pablo Prigioni of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Knicks To Start Smith Against Hawks, Try To Back Up Dolan’s Boasts

The Knicks now have to live up to James Dolan’s expectations. The addition of J.R. Smith to the starting lineup seems to suggest head coach Mike Woodson understands his owner’s sense of urgency.


J.R. Smith (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: New York Knicks Summer 2013 Free Agency Primer

J.R. Smith is far from the perfect player, but the Knicks have no choice but to sign him. If J.R. wants to bolt to a bad team for more money, he can.


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.


Tyson Chandler, left, JR Smith, center, and Carmelo Anthony, right, box out for a rebound during the Knicks' Game 4 loss in Indiana on May 14, 2013. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks’ Nightmare: No Shooting, Rebounding To Speak Of In Game 4 Loss

George Hill scored 26 points and Paul George added 18 points and 14 rebounds Tuesday night, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 93-82 victory over the New York Knicks and a 3-1 lead in the second-round series.


The Knicks celebrate their playoff series win over the Celtics following their Game 6 victory on May 3, 2013, in Boston. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Withstand Rally, Finish Off Celtics In Game 6 For First Series Win Since 2000

Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points and the New York Knicks held on after blowing most of a 26-point lead to beat the Boston Celtics 88-80 in Game 6 on Friday night and advance in the postseason for the first time since 2000.


The Celtics’ Jason Terry celebrates while playing against the Knicks in Game 5 of the teams’ Eastern Conference quarterfinal series on May 1, 2013 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Awful In Game 5 Loss As History Starts To Beckon Celtics

Jeff Green scored 18 points and the Boston Celtics stayed alive in the NBA playoffs, cutting the New York Knicks’ lead to 3-2 with a 92-86 victory Wednesday night.


Carmelo Anthony, center, high-fives teammates during Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinals series against the Celtics April 23, 2013 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Seize Control Of Series, Ride Dominant 3rd Quarter To Game 2 Win

Carmelo Anthony scored 34 points, Sixth Man of the Year J.R. Smith added 19, and the New York Knicks opened a 2-0 lead over the Boston Celtics with an 87-71 victory on Tuesday night.


The Cavaliers’ Tristan Thompson, left, goes up for a shot against the Knicks’ at The Quicken Loans Arena on April 12, 2013 in Cleveland. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Melo, Smith Score 31 Apiece As Knicks Get Back To Their Winning Ways

Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points with 14 rebounds in just three quarters and the New York Knicks bounced back after having their winning streak stopped at 13 games one night earlier by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 101-91 on Friday night.


The Knicks’ Raymond Felton, left, goes to the basket against the Bulls’ Kirk Hinrich on April 11, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Assume Control In Overtime, End Knicks’ 13-Game Winning Streak

Nate Robinson scored a season-high 35 points and the Chicago Bulls stopped another lengthy winning streak, rallying to beat New York 118-111 in overtime Thursday and end the Knicks’ 13-game run.


Carmelo Anthony celebrates with Jason Kidd and Raymond Felton (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Knicks Win 13th Straight, Clinch First Atlantic Division Title Since 1994

They hung nicely in the lockers, T-shirts that can only be won, not bought. “Can’t Stop NY Knicks,” they read. “2013 Division Champions.”


The Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, center, shoots against Milwaukee’s Larry Sanders on April 5, 2013 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Melo’s Incredible Roll Continues As Knicks Win 11th Consecutive Game

On the night the Knicks honored the 40th anniversary of their last championship team, Carmelo Anthony finished with 41 points and New York beat the Milwaukee Bucks 101-83 for its 11th straight victory.


The Knicks’ Kenyon Martin, right, goes up for the ball against the Hawks on April 3, 2013 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Ga.  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Melo Scores Another 40, Knicks Rip Hawks For 10th Straight Victory

Carmelo Anthony put on another scoring show, though he didn’t have to do it alone.