The Knicks are filled with big names and plenty of questions as the second half of the season is about to start. Two of the biggest involve two of their biggest players.
Tyson Chandler’s left wrist is still bothering him to the point where he said he may consider missing some games. That’s a last resort, but Chandler said he was going to see the doctor about it since it didn’t get better during... » more
Carmelo Anthony was back from playing in the All-Star Game and Amar’e Stoudemire returned from his Caribbean vacation over the weekend.
The two Knicks’ captains were at the team’s training facility today, but there was no practice. League rules state that if a team plays the Thursday before the All-Star Game they can’t practice until the Tuesday following it. This is a player’s union rule... » more
ORLANDO, Fla. – Can Jeremy Lin be an All-Star next season? Carmelo Anthony says yes.
Anthony, after Sunday night’s NBA All-Star Game, was asked if he thought Lin would be joining him on the court for the Eastern Conference in Houston in 2013.
“Next year?” Anthony said. “I’m pretty sure if he continues doing what he’s doing, he’ll be there. That’s a guarantee. He will be there.”
It... » more
5 Questions facing the Knicks the second half of the season
The first three were in Wednesday's newspaper and can be read here. They deal with Carmelo Anthony, Jeremy Lin and Amar'e Stoudemire.
Below are the remaining two questions:
4. The Knicks seem loaded now. How will everyone fit together?
That’s for D’Antoni to figure out and quickly. It won’t be easy because the Knicks... » more
Iman Shumpert had to be considered one of the favorites to win this year’s Slam Dunk Competition. But he won’t be competing because of left patella tendinitis.
Shumpert missed Monday’s game against the Nets and isn’t expected to play tonight against the Hawks or tomorrow at Miami so he can rest his knee.
The rookie has had various things bothering him this season from a sprained right... » more
The Linsanity continues as Jeremy Lin proves he’s must-see TV and a goldmine at the same time.
The Knicks sent out back-to-back releases about Lin’s impact on the Garden of Dreams Foundation and MSG Network.
On the TV side, the Knicks’ last two games on MSG were the two-most watched regular-season contest since the network began tracking household ratings at the start of the 1988-89... » more
Baron Davis is almost ready to make his Knicks’ debut.
It could come Sunday against Dallas, Monday against the Nets or Wednesday at Atlanta. But Davis “can go,” according to coach Mike D’Antoni, and the veteran guard said he expects to play before the All-Star break begins next week.
It’s funny how things have changed in the last two weeks, though.
When the Knicks lost 11 out of... » more
Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni said on Friday morning that Carmelo Anthony would "probably not" play against the Hornets on Friday night.
Anthony has been out with a strained groin. Those curious to see how he will fit in with Jeremy Lin will likely have to wait until Sunday against Dallas.
D'Antoni said Anthony could decide to play Friday if he feels great before the game. But... » more
Jeremy Lin's legend continues to grow. His last-second three against the Raptors pushed the Knicks' win-streak to six in a row. Lin had 27 points and a career-high 11 assists.
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Linsanity is in full effect in Canada.
Jeremy Lin is on the front of many of the newspapers today. He’s on a huge television outside the Air Canada Center promoting his appearance tonight. And there was a full-blown press conference for Lin at the morning shootaround.
Mike D’Antoni fittingly said: “Are we in the playoffs now?”
It’s unbelievable what has happened. I wasn’t in Cleveland... » more