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Iman Shumpert relieved his knee is fine

Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks reacts

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Iman Shumpert went from being scared to feeling relieved. When he heard the pop in his surgically repaired left knee Wednesday against the Magic, he started thinking bad things. “That was the first time I was actually scared,” said Shumpert, who tore his left ACL in last year's playoffs. Other times it hadn’t felt as strong, but that was the first time I got scared. I thought something...

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Tyson Chandler says he'll be back soon

Tyson Chandler dunks in front of Miami Heat

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Tyson Chandler was back to his old self today, talking and laughing with the media. It’s probably a sign that he’s feeling better. It’s unlikely he will play tomorrow against the Clippers – Carmelo Anthony either - but Chandler is feeling better. “I know I’ll be back in the next couple of games,” he said. In Portland Thursday, Chandler initially refused to speak to reporters, but then stopped and...

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Knicks sign Kenyon Martin for remainder of season

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Kenyon Martin will be sticking around for the rest of the season. As expected the Knicks signed the veteran power forward for the rest of the season after his second 10-day contract expired. The Knicks are in need of big men and Martin has shown he can help the Knicks defensively and with his toughness in his short time with the team He’s averaging 5.7 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.17 steals over...

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Carmelo Anthony still behind LeBron James in MVP race

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Carmelo Anthony is having his best all-around season and deserves MVP consideration, but he's behind a few guys in the conversation. Reigning MVP LeBron James is the front-runner to win again. He showed it last Sunday at the Garden when he had 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, and shut down Anthony in the fourth quarter. James is the most complete player in the game right now. He had to...

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Iman Shumpert gets advice from Darrelle Revis

Iman Shumpert drives to the basket in action

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Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis gave Iman Shumpert some words of wisdom about defense recently that opened up his eyes. "One of the things he was telling me was after you have a good year, the next year it's hard to get interceptions," Shumpert said. "You start cheating and doing stuff you wouldn't normally do just to get stuff. You have to understand as a good defender, if people...

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Carmelo Anthony has fluid build-up in his knee

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Mike Woodson said the MRI on Carmelo Anthony’s injured right knee showed he has “some fluid build-up” and that’s what’s causing the stiffness. Anthony wasn’t at the Knicks’ morning shootaround and is out for Thursday's game against the Pistons. “Rest will probably be the best thing for him,” Woodson said. “He’s got to make that commitment. If he wants to sit down and rest...

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Mike Woodson said Carmelo Anthony asked out before falling

Mike Woodson talks to Carmelo Anthony during the

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Mike Woodson said Carmelo Anthony asked out of last night’s game before he fell and aggravated his right knee. Woodson said he was too “stubborn” to listen. “I should have,” Woodson said on ESPN NY 98.7 FM this afternoon. “But stubborn coach, I just didn’t. We’re down 22, I’m going to leave one of my best players in the game. Maybe I should have taken him out before he actually stumbled and took...

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Carmelo Anthony leaves game with injured right knee

Knicks' Carmelo Anthony grimaces after falling in the

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Carmelo Anthony left Monday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers with an injured right knee, Newsday's Al Iannazzone reported. Anthony will not return to the game. He suffered the injury in the second quarter after tripping over his own feet. The Knicks star scored six points in 14 minutes. Amar'e Stoudemire is expected to see more playing time in the second half. He already logged 16 minutes...

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