Teammates attempted to calm down the big man, but that got the Staten Island native even more heated. In the midst of the chaos, he briefly strangled teammate Arwind Santos.
It appears Smith is the newest member of the Knicks’ boosted backcourt.
No one got a hand up on shooters. There was no help in the paint. It looked like every Knicks game the last nine years.
Knicks forward Renaldo Balkman helped turn lemons into lemonade Wednesday as part of a seventh-grader’s efforts to help those afflicted with cancer.
The crowd roared as soon as the words hit Madison Square Garden’s overhead video board. “I was born in Brooklyn, New York,” it read. And what a homecoming it was for Carmelo Anthony.
Players like Carmelo Anthony don’t come cheap, and many times they don’t come around at all. So even though it cost much of their core, the New York Knicks couldn’t pass up a chance to pair him with Amar’e Stoudemire.
Was the Knicks’ blockbuster trade for Carmelo Anthony too costly? That’s the subject of intense deliberation. What’s not under debate is the rising cost for Knicks fans hoping to catch Carmelo’s debut at the Garden.
“Every team needs a 1, 1A punch,” the Knicks Amare Stoudemire said. “And so with the ways that we both can score …. we’re very versatile, so it’s hard to guard us.”
The Knicks just dumped the core of a team we loved for it’s blue-collar grit and replaced it with red carpet glitter.
Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton are openly thrilled about the Knicks’ trade for Carmelo Anthony. Peter Vecsey of the NY Post is not. “It truly would not surprise me if they wound up with a losing record the rest of the year,” Vecsey said.
The Knicks ended the Carmelo Anthony trade saga and their quest for a second superstar with one blockbuster deal. New York hopes Anthony could be in uniform Wednesday when they host the Bucks, but what number will he wear?
For Knicks fans, Carmelo Anthony justifies the time spent wallowing in frustration, cursing at a TV, launching a utensil or small glass in utter anger.
New Jersey Nets fans thought LeBron James’ summer snub of the Garden State was a tough pill to swallow. After three swing-and-miss attempts to trade for Carmelo Anthony, Mikhail Prokhorov’s club is scrambling to pick up the pieces.
The Knicks may be one step closer to acquiring Carmelo Anthony. According to the Denver Post, the Knicks are “closing in” on a deal that would send the Denver Nuggets’ superstar to New York.
Los Angeles, CA (WFAN) – Hours after Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov sent out a message to the media that he had no plans to meet with Denver Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony, Frank Isola is reporting […]