New York Knicks
The Knicks need to play their best players and force opponents to match up against them. It’s the only way this team is going to forge an identity and figure things out.
The ball never got to Carmelo Anthony, who appeared to be calling for it. “If I forced it into him, what kind of shot will he really have — a turnaround, fadeaway?” Smith said.
Evan Fournier scored a career-high 28 points, and the Orlando Magic bounced back from a poor finish with a good one, handing the New York Knicks a sixth straight loss with a 97-95 victory Wednesday night.
After advising loyal listeners to ‘bet the mortgage’ on the Knicks to beat the Magic, a distraught Craigie got things started Thursday morning by instructing ‘The’ Eddie Scozzare to kill the open music…
There’s an adjustment that has to happen, but as coach Derek Fisher and president Phil Jackson have both said, the team isn’t making basketball plays when the system affords the opportunities.
If you just look at the stats, it appears the Knicks are playing pretty good defense this season. Teams are only averaging 98.4 points against them and shooting 44.7 percent from the field. But those numbers are illusions hiding a simple fact.
Despite his team’s struggles, the only thing the Knicks’ team president seems bothered by is people focusing too much on the team’s triangle offense — including Commissioner Adam Silver.
Paul Millsap scored 19 points, Dennis Schroder extended his best stretch in the NBA with two big baskets in the final 2 minutes, and the Atlanta Hawks sent the New York Knicks to their fifth straight loss.
It’s time once again to look at who’s hot and who’s not on the New York/New Jersey sports landscape.
“I am so lucky to have spent so many years with him learning and growing,” granddaughter CoCo Vandeweghe, a pro tennis player ranked 40th in the world, said in a Facebook post Saturday.
Kyle Korver scored 27 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame a strong start by Carmelo Anthony and New York to beat the Knicks 103-96 on Saturday night.
The New York Knicks are still laboring with their new triangle offense and that could make it challenging for them to extend a three-game win streak in Brooklyn.
Mr. Prokhorov, let’s forget about this Knicks nonsense for a while and get down to what this organization really needs: a competent general manager.
One of the strongest themes of my favorite sports movie, “Hoosiers,” is one which, sadly, seems lost on too many of today’s NBA superstars: teamwork.
In the fourth quarter, with the Knicks down double-digits, the shooting guard hit Glen Rice Jr. in the groin. Rice Jr. immediately fell to the ground, though it’s unclear whether the shot was intentional.