Knicks Morning News (Friday, Nov 16 2012)
SAN ANTONIO â?? Mike Woodson knows nobody can scoff at the Knicks’ unbeaten start now, not after last night’s comeback from 12 points down in the final seven minutes to stun the powerhouse Spurs, 104-100, at AT&T Center.
“It shows me that this team is for real,” said Woodson…
SAN ANTONIO â?? J.R. Smith is picking his spots on the court and on the party scene.
Responding to Knicks coach Mike Woodson’s remarks he has become “more professional” this season, Smith candidly confessed he partied too much last season because he was swept away by Manhattan’s bright…
The Knicks showed that their fast start is no fluke and that they not only can play with the NBA's top teams but can beat them.
The New York Knicks’ 6-0 start hasn’t changed Charles Barkley’s mind.
The TNT analyst still believes the Nets will be the top team in New York City by season’s end.
“The Brooklyn Nets will have a better record than the New York Knicks,” Barkley said during Friday morning edition of Inside the NBA.
Before the season started, Barkley referred the Nets as “the best team in New York.”
“If it was 2000, I would make the New York Knicks the favorite to win the NBA championship,” Barkley said.
Now the Knicks and their fans are allowed to get excited, even if it’s a week shy of Thanksgiving. The Knicks are still the only undefeated team in the NBA, pulling out a pulsating 104-100 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night.
J.R. Smith would rather be the NBA’s top sixth man than continue trying to be the Knicks’ unofficial man about town. “I’m not going to lie, the New York City nightlife last year pretty much got to me,” Smith said Thursday before the Knicks tried to remain the NBA’s lone unbeaten team while facing the powerhouse Spurs at the AT&T Center.