[New York Daily News] Knicks midseason report: Now the fun begins (Tue, 19 Feb 2013 03:50:28 GMT) And now the fun really begins. The Knicks are 32 regular-season games away from the franchise’s most important postseason since 1999. Carmelo Anthony has them in position to catch the Miami Heat for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. A second seed remains more realistic. [New York Post] Knicks’ Wallace ready to take practice floor again (Tue, 19 Feb 2013 04:46:09 -0500) Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler return today from Houston, and Rasheed Wallace returns from oblivion. The Knicks reconvene for the …continue reading
Alex Kennedy of Hoopsworld/USA Today reports that the Knicks and Magic have discussed a deal involving Iman Shumpert for JJ Redick. Here’s Kennedy: The Magic and Knicks have discussed a J.J. Redick for Iman Shumpert trade. Other players (and maybe a third team) would have to be involved. He follows: Nothing imminent, but it’s something to keep an eye on over next few days. Redick helps NY win now, Shumpert gives ORL another young piece. If you’re going to trade Iman Shumpert, JJ Redick is a pretty darn perfect guy to get in return. The guy is a career 40% …continue reading
[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Carmelo could have won MVP (Mon, 18 Feb 2013 02:49:52 EDT) HOUSTON — In the first quarter, Carmelo Anthony looked like the most versatile player on the floor. Then down the stretch, he was the East’s best offensive weapon. Combining his strong start and finish with his overall playmaking, Anthony (26 points, 12 rebounds — both team-highs) was this close to winning his first All-Star Game MVP on Sunday night at the Toyota Center. Instead, the West slipped past the East at the end and won the 62nd annual All-Star Game for the third straight …continue reading
I know few of you really care about the All-Star Game, but it is always nice to see a Knick starting, so, well, here’s a thread for your in-game thoughts! Congrats again to Melo and Chandler for making the team!
[New York Daily News] Knicks’ ‘Flight’ gets grounded during Slam Dunk competition (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 06:40:45 GMT) Knicks reserve James (Flight) White missed all seven of his dunk attempts in the second round and finished in last place in the Slam Dunk competition â?” ending a disappointing All-Star Saturday night for Big Apple participants. [New York Daily News] Lupica: As Jordan turns 50, Knicks have new nemesis in LeBron (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 05:51:30 GMT) The Knicks aren’t going to get past LeBron James the way the old Knicks couldn’t get past Michael Jordan. Because they are in the …continue reading
[New York Times] Different Looks for Heat, Lakers at All-Star Break (Sat, 16 Feb 2013 08:43:04 GMT) The last All-Star game in Houston was a glimpse of what Miami Heat games would become. [New York Times] Faried Shines in Rising Stars Game (Sat, 16 Feb 2013 08:01:10 GMT) Kenneth Faried had 40 points and 10 rebounds and entertained the crowd at the end with a series of dunks, leading Team Chuck to a 163-135 victory over Team Shaq in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night. [New York Times] Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett Unite for a Weekend, at Least …continue reading