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Chris Copeland #14 of the New York Knicks leaves the court after a win in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Seven Reasons For A Knicks-Pacers Game 7

After watching Games 3 and 4, it would be hard to make the case that the Knicks can win on Saturday night in Indiana. So why will Game 6 be different? Here’s a dose of hope…

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

Pablo Prigioni of the New York Knicks runs into George Hill of the Indiana Pacers during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Prigioni Could Return To Lineup As Knicks Try To Stay Alive Against Pacers

Whichever players are on the court for the Knicks when they try to save their season Thursday night, coach Mike Woodson just wants them to shoot with confidence.

05/16/2013

J.R. Smith (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

‘Did JR Smith Miss?’ Twitter Account Mocks Knicks Guard’s Shooting Woes

On Tuesday night shortly after Game 4 started, @DidJRSmithMiss sent out its first tweet after Smith failed to connect on a 27-foot three-pointer.

05/15/2013

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

Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks grimaces after being called for a foul in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: I Told You So — Knicks Going Nowhere Fast With Carmelo Anthony

When you pay your best player, you pray your player will earn his keep. And if he flares out, so does the franchise.

05/15/2013

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.

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 of the New York Knicks drives against Lance Stephenson of the Indiana Pacers during the Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Down 2-1, Knicks Facing ‘Gut-Check Game’ Against Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Knicks have looked downright anemic offensively and it doesn’t appear their bench is getting much better, literally. Guard J.R. Smith, the NBA’s top sixth man, actually increased his shooting percentage in […]

05/14/2013

Kenyon Martin (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images), J.R. Smith (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Iman Shumpert (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Feeling Blue: Knicks Practice Without Kenyon Martin, J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert

Martin and Smith are ill and questionable for Tuesday night’s game in Indianapolis. Shumpert has a sore left knee but coach Mike Woodson says he probably will play in Game 4 against the Pacers.

05/13/2013

Tyson Chandler (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Chandler Says Sickly Knicks’ Offense Needs Team-First Approach

A sick feeling is emanating through the Knicks. The offense is struggling, their playoff hopes teetering and key players are missing practice.

05/13/2013

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

K-Mart Now Trying To Recover From Flu

New York woke up Sunday morning and learned the illness that J.R. Smith fought Saturday had spread to forward Kenyon Martin.

05/12/2013

New York Knicks vs Indiana Pacers  - Game Three

Knicks Played Catch-Up Against Pacers, Lost Game 3, 82-71

Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points to lead the Knicks, who led only once in the game for a total of 76 seconds.

05/11/2013

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