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Depleted Knicks Rocked By Clippers, Lead In The Atlantic Dwindling

Without Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler, the depleted Knicks were beaten by the Clippers 93-80.


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J.R. Smith Scores 24, Leads Knicks In 113-84 Rout Of Utah

J.R. Smith scored 24 points and the New York Knicks shook off the absence of Carmelo Anthony and the shock of Amare Stoudemire needing more knee surgery to rout the slumping Utah Jazz 113-84 on Saturday night.


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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.


The Knicks’ Tyson Chandler dunks against the Cavaliers at The Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on March 4, 2013. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Lose Melo, Then Stage Character-Driven Come-From-Behind Win

Carmelo Anthony tripped, stumbled and fell. The New York Knicks picked themselves up and won without him.


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Schmeelk: Knicks Have Lost Their Way; Where’s Woodson’s Fire?

There’s no other way to say it: Wednesday night’s loss to the Pacers was a disgrace.


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Novak To Make Three-Point Shootout Debut

Knicks forward Steve Novak will make his three-point contest debut tonight for the beginning of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in Houston, Texas.


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Reports: Carmelo Anthony Will Start In All-Star Game Despite Arm Injury

Knicks small forward Carmelo Anthony will start in Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game, multiple sources reported on Friday. Anthony was hurt early in the Knicks’ 92-88 loss to Toronto on Wednesday.


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Schmeelk: Knicks Must Face Hard Truths, Ignore False Narratives At All-Star Break

The Knicks can still win an NBA championship if they make adjustments. They CAN beat the Heat. Will they? Let’s see if the players and coach do what’s necessary to do it.


Raymond Felton #2 of the New York Knicks shoots a layup against Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks’ Flaws Were On Display Against Clippers

The scary things for Knicks fans is that these weaknesses aren’t hard to see or diagnose. Every NBA team runs the pick-and-roll incessantly, and most have quick guards to get into the lane.


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Knicks’ Steve Novak, James White To Participate In ASG Competitions

Knicks forwards Steve Novak and James White will take part in NBA All-Star Game competitions on February 16 in Houston, the NBA announced on Thursday night.


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Stoudemire Rises To The Occasion, Knicks Blowout The Kings

Amar’e Stoudemire sparked a scoring spree and the Knicks blew out the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night.


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Schmeelk: Nice Win For Knicks — Now Let’s Go Streaking

The next five opponents are the Bucks, Kings, Pistons, Wizards and Timberwolves, who have a combined record of 86-137.


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Schmeelk: Carmelo Scores 40 The Right Way — A Lesson To Be Learned

No one is advocating Anthony taking 12 three-pointers per game, but the Knicks will be far better off if he is doing a lot more catching and shooting, and a lot less holding, waiting, dribbling, pumping and forcing.


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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.


J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks shoots against Kyle Singler #25 of the Detroit Pistons. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Carmelo Nets 26, Amar’e Adds 17 As The Knicks Roll The Pistons In London

Back in London and back on the basketball court, Carmelo Anthony went right back to his winning ways.