Metta World Peace
Before Sunday’s loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, Metta World Peace and Kenyon Martin were involved in a heated verbal argument after a team workout.
J.R. Smith’s return from suspension couldn’t prevent the Knicks getting thumped by the Spurs 120-89.
According to Newsday, World Peace — who took this train frequently in his younger years — attempted to guess how many stops there were until the final one, 34th Street in Manhattan.
A source has told ESPN that owner James Dolan expects the 2013-14 New York Knicks to win the NBA title this season.
Schmeelk says this year’s Knicks squad is capable of winning 50 games.
Mike Woodson has plenty of options for his opening night lineup against the Bucks.
On the surface, Andrea Bargnani and Amar’e Stoudemire really don’t improve the Knicks’ offense all that much and certainly won’t help the defense at all. But they will definitely have value against certain teams.
Finally back on top of their division, all the New York Knicks keep hearing is that they are going to fall back. Second in the Eastern Conference last season, now they’re supposedly second-best in their own city.
The Knicks have the NBA’s leading scorer in Carmelo Anthony, but after that there are questions about who’s going to put the ball in the basket until their second- and third-leading scorers get back.
Steve Mills is returning to the New York Knicks as president and general manager, replacing Glen Grunwald in a front-office shakeup just days before the start of training camp.
“Honestly, I don’t even know who’s on their team,” the forward told reporters on Wednesday. “I’m not going to lie. I’m just happy to be a Knick. That’s it.”
Knicks guard Raymond Felton responded to Paul Pierce’s claim that the Nets will own New York.
Knicks head coach Mike Woodson is still tampering around with his lineup, only guaranteeing starting spots to three players: Tyson Chandler, Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton.
“It’s an unbelievable move for (Nets coach Jason Kidd) to have a team like that to start off his first year,’’ Smith said. “They have a great chance to compete for a title. But we’re still the marquee team in New York.”
MWP hasn’t even stepped onto the court at Madison Square Garden and he’s already giving Knicks fans something to talk about.