Carmelo Anthony’s last game of the 2014-15 season is almost certainly tonight, as he starts for the Eastern Conference in the All-Star Game. I’ll be honest – it’ll be tough watching this over the SNL 40th Anniversary Special. Let’s go East!
[New York Post] Steve Kerr laughs off boos at Garden (Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:10:39 -0500) Warriors coach Steve Kerr heard boos when introduced during the Western Conference All-Star team's practice at the Garden. Kerr backed out of a verbal agreement with the Knicks last May… [New York Post] Anthony Mason ‘holding his own’ (Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:03:00 -0500) Though the situation remains serious, former Knick Anthony Mason has continued to show improvement following his hospitalization for congestive heart failure. His son, Anthony Jr., sent out a release on… [New York Post] Two Knicks legends’ advice for Melo: Get …continue reading
[New York Daily News] Phil: Things are ‘working out just the way we want them to’ (Sat, 14 Feb 2015 04:33:35 GMT) Phil Jackson ditched the laid-back Zen approach that usually colors most of his public statements. [New York Daily News] Isola: LeBron’s talk about Mecca maddening to Knicks fans (Sat, 14 Feb 2015 04:20:59 GMT) The greatest tease LeBron James ever made was convincing Knicks fans that he was taking his talents to New York in 2010. [New York Daily News] Bondy: Likely Knicks targets get to feel deep freeze in NY (Sat, 14 Feb 2015 04:07:35 GMT) Outside …continue reading
[New York Times] 2 Years After Snub, Curry Is All-Star Man of the Moment (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:52:03 GMT) Stephen Curry will take on his teammate and team up with his father, then finally take the floor as the leading vote-getter for the All-Star game. [New York Times] Curtains for Visitors: How Arizona State Reinvented Free-Throw Distraction (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:24:35 GMT) A statistical analysis shows that a new version of student antics appears to be costing visiting teams one to two points per game. [New York Times] Rose Scores 30, Bulls Beat Cavaliers 113-98 (Fri, 13 Feb …continue reading
From Ian Begley: New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony said Thursday on ESPN Radio that it’s “very likely” he will shut it down after the All-Star Game. Anthony maintained that he plans to play in Sunday’s game at Madison Square Garden, “even if it’s just a few minutes” — but could be done playing after that. “It’s very likely. It’s very likely. Now I’ve got to start thinking about the future,” Anthony told Marc Stein, Marc Kestecher and P.J. Carlesimo in an interview on ESPN Radio. “This season is this season. So I really want to just sit down with …continue reading
[New York Times] Silver ‘Focused on Action’ in 2nd Year as NBA Commissioner (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:44:45 GMT) Adam Silver stood at the podium last All-Star weekend and said he wanted to listen. [New York Times] Nowitzki In for West All-Stars; Harden, Thompson to Start (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:23:23 GMT) Western Conference All-Star team coach Steve Kerr’s lineup will look nothing like the one voted for by fans as star after NBA star has gone down with injuries. [New York Times] Jordan’s 24 Points, 20 Rebounds Lead Clippers Over Rockets (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:41:33 GMT) DeAndre Jordan …continue reading
The Knicks are going to find themselves hard-pressed to lose tonight against a reeling Orlando Magic team, even with Carmelo Anthony out (and possibly out for the season). In much bigger news than Tankathon 2015, former Knick Sixth Man of the Year Anthony Mason suffered a massive heart attack today and after four surgeries, it does not look good. Our best hopes to the former Knick star.