Pablo Prigioni

Kevin Garnett #5 of the Boston Celtics shoots a layup against Tyson Chandler #6 of the Knicks in Game 1. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics Plan More Kevin Garnett In Game 2, And Knicks Expect It

The response from the Knicks is basically: Go ahead. “They’re going to come back but we’ve got to worry about ourselves,” Carmelo Anthony said.


Pablo Prigioni (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pablo Prigioni Out, Chris Copeland In For Knicks In Game 1

Knicks were without starting guard Pablo Prigioni in their playoff opener, going with rookie Chris Copeland against the Boston Celtics.


Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Giglio: 3 Seasons Down, 1 To Go — Who Are The Real Knicks?

There are four games left, and the most important question remains unanswered: When the playoffs begin, which Knicks team will take the floor?


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

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.


Pablo Prigioni (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: The Case For More Pablo Prigioni And Other Knicks Notes

When the Knicks struggle, they aren’t moving the basketball. What are Prigioni’s two strengths? He plays defense and moves the basketball.


Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Returns To Lineup Wednesday Night

Carmelo Anthony returned to the New York Knicks’ lineup on Wednesday night against the Orlando Magic.


Chris Copeland #14 of the New York Knicks goes for a jump shot during the game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the New York Knicks at Staples Center. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks’ Effort, Toughness, Defense Was Championship Caliber Vs. Jazz

The Knicks have a very difficult 17 games remaining on their schedule, but if they play as hard as they did on Monday night and with the same commitment to defense, they can be very good.


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Schmeelk: Great Effort By Knicks, But Coach Woodson’s Warts On Full Display

This was not a bad loss for the Knicks. They had no business even being in the game. It was, however, a brutal game for Mike Woodson.


J.R. Smith and Carmelo Anthony of the Knicks. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: And The Award For Best Knick In A Supporting Role Goes To…

Carmelo Anthony has undoubtedly been the “Best Knick in a Leading Role” all season. But he’s not doing it alone.


Jeremy Lin (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Lin, Melo, Chandler Reflect On 1-Year Anniversary Of Birth Of ‘Linsanity’

“It’s only been one year, but it seemed like so long ago,” Lin said. “…It was definitely a whirlwind (and) I definitely enjoyed it. I definitely learned and grew a lot as a person…”


Raymond Felton (Photo by Greg Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Ray Felton Is As Important To Knicks As Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler

The old adage turned out to be true: You never know what you truly have until you lose it. Welcome back, Raymond Felton.


Amar'e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks dunks against the Brooklyn Nets. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly From The Knicks’ Loss To The Nets

I haven’t done this in a while, so here’s a look at the good, the bad and the ugly from this year’s final regular-season edition of the Knicks-Nets rivalry.


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Schmeelk: Knicks Leave America Looking For Plenty Of Answers

If I went in-depth on all of the Knicks’ problems you’d be looking at a 10-page dissertation. The list is that long. But the Knicks have only one game in seven days, and this is valuable time that should be used to get things right.


J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks salutes teammate Steve Novak #16 after his fourth-quarter basket against the San Antonio Spurs. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Continue To Rise To The Occasion

One characteristic we have seen this Knicks team show several times this season is their ability to rise to the occasion. They haven’t done it every time, but many times when the Knicks see a top opponent in front of them they play their best basketball.


San Antonio’s Tiago Splitter, left, attempts to block a pass from the Knicks’ Amar'e Stoudemire at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 3, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Knicks Dismantle Duncan, Spurs, Sweep West Powers For First Time In Decade

Sometime between Stephen Jackson’s sideline stumble and J.R. Smith’s soaring slam, the San Antonio Spurs realized this wasn’t their night. Too much fatigue and way too much Knicks defense.