Carmelo Anthony will be the only Knick in this year’s NBA All-Star Game.
That is if he even plays.
For the first time in six years, Amar’e Stoudemire wasn’t selected to the NBA All-Star Team. Tyson Chandler also missed out on making it for the first time.
The reserves were announced last night and Chris Bosh, Joe Johnson, Paul Pierce, Deron Williams and first-timers Andre Iguodala,... » more
The NBA released this earlier about Jeremy Lin and his growing popularity:
ESPN is hosting a viewing party in Taiwan for the Knicks vs. Lakers tomorrow, 350 fans will attend
In one week, Jeremy Lin’s followers on Sina (Chinese equivalent of Twitter) went 190,000 fans on Feb. 2 to 250,000 fans on Feb. 9
Our Asian TV partners have added extra Knicks games to their broadcast schedule:
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Mike D’Antoni was asked about Iman Shumpert being left off of the roster for the Rising Stars Challenge – formerly the Rookie-Sophomore game. Tyson Chandler wasn’t.
Their reactions were similar, though. They thought Shumpert should have made the team.
D’Antoni said he “was shocked,” and then cracked a joke after he was told the NBA assistant coaches pick the team.
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The Knicks will be without Amar’e Stoudemire for the next three games as he mourns the loss of his older brother, Hazell.
Coach Mike D’Antoni announced Wednesday morning that Stoudemire, who is in Florida with his family, will rejoin the Knicks for practice Monday. Hazell Stoudemire was killed in a car wreck two days ago in Florida.
Stoudemire released this statement through the Knicks... » more
The Knicks are not planning to have Baron Davis before the All-Star break.
Coach Mike D’Antoni said Davis has had "a setback" in his rehab from a herniated disc and remains out indefinitely.
There had been hope Davis could make his Knicks’ debut by the end of January. But it continues to be pushed back and now D’Antoni said he doesn’t know when to expect him.
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There could be more chants of “JER-E-MEE! JER-E-MEE!” at Madison Square Garden tonight.
Jeremy Lin is expected to start for the Knicks when they face the Jazz tonight. Coach Mike D’Antoni said it’s a game-time decision but he’s “leaning toward starting him.”
Lin had a terrific game Saturday, leading the Knicks to a 99-92 win over the Nets. He scored 25 points, had seven assists and only... » more
Amar’e Stoudemire’s older brother Hazell was killed in a car crash in Florida early Monday morning.
TMZ.com reported that Hazell Stoudemire, 35, had died on Route 27 in Lake Wales, FL.
Amar’e left the Knicks and flew to Florida to be with his family. He will miss tonight’s game against the Jazz and his status for the rest of the week is unknown.
The Knicks play in Washington Wednesday,... » more
Carmelo Anthony was voted to start for the Eastern Conference in the Feb. 26 All-Star Game in Orlando.
Amar'e Stoudemire needs the coaches to put him on the team.
Anthony finished second among East forwards behind Miami’s LeBron James with 1,041,290 votes. Stoudemire was a distant third, 657,556 votes behind Anthony.
It's Anthony's third straight start and fourth overall. The fans... » more
To help raise funds for The Garden of Dreams Foundation and Allan Houston Legacy Foundation, charitybuzz.com, has some auction packages that allows fans to meet Carmelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire and Allan Houston.
Here they are:
Meet Carmelo Anthony for Knicks vs. Nets at MSG: The winning bidder and three friends will get to meet up with Melo after the Knicks take on the Nets on Monday,... » more
The Knicks held a light, non-contact practice today in preparation for the back-to-back-to-back that begins tomorrow night - and almost everyone participated.
Coach Mike D’Antoni said Amar’e Stoudemire went through the walk-through before getting treatment on his sprained right ankle that he sustained in a “freak accident” right before the start of the third quarter of last night’s 113-86... » more