Kallas: Kobe Bryant Simply Doesn't Get It, And He Showed That On SundayKobe Bryant is smarter than this, but he just doesn’t get it. Hopefully he will now.
Carmelo Anthony To Win NBA Scoring Title; Superstar Shifts Focus To CelticsWith more than 50 wins for the New York Knicks and more than 27 points per game for himself, the numbers back Melo up. The Knicks won a division title, and Anthony will add the scoring title after the regular season ends Wednesday.
Schmeelk: Knicks' Offense Has Been Spectacular — And It Can Continue To BeThe Knicks' season can be separated into three distinct parts: their hot start, their mediocre middle and their hot finish. Taking a look at how the Knicks played in each section gives a good read of what they need to do in order to win games.
Schmeelk: Knicks Have One Worry In Second Half — DefenseEverything else will take care of itself if the Knicks start to guard people. It’s all that matters. It’s everything.
Giglio: With Trade Deadline Passed, It's On Mike Woodson NowWoodson can't just expect Melo to elevate his team on the floor. Anthony is a great player and a gifted scorer, but he doesn't automatically make a team a champion. The coach needs to see -- from film, numbers or gut -- the writing on the wall.
Schmeelk: Knicks' Stoudemire Should Be Embarrassed By Own StatementHuh? Are you serious? Am I really going to believe that at every level, from AAU to high school to the NBA, not one person has taught Amar'e Stoudemire defensive fundamentals?
Lakers Get Revenge On Knicks In Christmas ShowdownThe Lakers avenged an embarrassing loss at MSG by beating the Knicks at Staples Center on Christmas Day.
Hartnett: Melo Versus Bryant Has The Makings Of A Christmas Day ClassicThe NBA's two highest scorers, Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony lock horns in a mouth-watering match-up on Christmas Day.
Hartnett: Driven Melo Is The Gift That Keeps On GivingCarmelo Anthony would not be denied on Sunday night and delivered an early Christmas present to Knicks fans.
Schmeelk: Knicks' Defense Is Falling ApartThe Knicks are the talk of the town at 18-6. It couldn’t be any better, could it? Well, yes. It could.
Schmeelk: 'Linsanity' Was Nice, But Knicks Are Gladly Taking The Victories InsteadSo far this year, Lin certainly hasn't shown much to make anyone think that the Knicks did the wrong thing by letting him go.