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Mike Woodson yells at J.R. Smith, speaks for every Knicks fan (…

Mike Woodson yells at J.R. Smith, speaks for every Knicks fan (Video)

yahoo.com ESPN.com Updated May 8, 2013
New York Knicks scorer J.R. Smith is not having a very good time right now. Since winning the Sixth Man of the Year award on April 22, Smith has done pretty much everything wrong, from getting suspended for elbowing Jason Terry in the head to not playin…
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  • Knicks' Anthony plans to keep attacking in Indiana

    Knicks' Anthony plans to keep attacking in Indiana

    nba.com May 8, 2013
    Nobody ever really stops Carmelo Anthony. Not in his mind, anyway.
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  • LeBron James’ New Job: The Nate Robinson Stopper

    LeBron James’ New Job: The Nate Robinson Stopper

    dimemag.com May 8, 2013
    We now live in a world where Nate Robinson strikes fear in the hearts of opponents, especially in winning time. Remember his amazing 4th quarter takeover against the Nets? How about his ice-cold dagger shots to slam the door on Miami in Game 1 on Monday…
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  • Ian Thomsen: Offseason Outline: Boston Celtics

    Ian Thomsen: Offseason Outline: Boston Celtics

    CNNSI.com May 8, 2013
    Here's a look at what's in store for the Celtics this offseason after a first-round loss to the Knicks.
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  • How To Fix The Brooklyn Nets

    How To Fix The Brooklyn Nets

    dimemag.com May 8, 2013
    The second round of the playoffs is underway and with only eight teams remaining, it means another eight have been eliminated from title contention. The offseason is the time for these teams to retool to prepare for deeper runs next season. The Brooklyn…
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  • The Iman Shumpert Dunk: “I Was Trying to Make a statement”

    The Iman Shumpert Dunk: “I Was Trying to Make a statement”

    dimemag.com May 8, 2013
    How good was Iman Shumpert‘s put-back dunk last night? Newspapers are running full articles about it this morning. The New York Post has a piece on the dunk and what it meant to the Knicks: There was 8:26 left in the second quarter last night when Copel
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  • Knicks fans welcome back archvillain Reggie Miller with ‘Reggie…

    Knicks fans welcome back archvillain Reggie Miller with ‘Reggie sucks!’ chant (Video)

    yahoo.com May 8, 2013
    Tuesday night marked the 18th anniversary of one of the most remarkable individual feats in NBA playoff history - Reggie Miller scoring eight points in 8.9 seconds at Madison Square Garden on May 7, 1995, to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat and se
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  • Mike Woodson sticks with Knicks original lineup and decision pa…

    Mike Woodson sticks with Knicks original lineup and decision pays off

    nydailynews.com May 8, 2013
    Small ball still works just fine for the Knicks, even against the Indiana Pacers and their big, imposing frontcourt. So forget about the Knicks ditching everything and trying a new, bigger starting lineup in this second-round playoff series.
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  • About Last Night: New York Feeling Melo Again

    About Last Night: New York Feeling Melo Again

    grantland.com May 8, 2013
    In case you were busy discovering something magical, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The New York Knicks blew out the Indiana Pacers, 1...
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  • Video - J.R. Smith Could See Decline In Minutes 02:55

    J.R. Smith Could See Decline In Minutes

    May 8
    Ian Begley breaks down the impact that the Knicks could see with a decrease in minutes for J.R. Smith.
  • Video - Where will Phil Jackson End Up? 05:03

    Where will Phil Jackson End Up?

    May 8
    Phil Jackson is in the news every day. Will he return to the NBA? What does he want? Where will he land? Would he run a good front office? Will he coach? Marc Stein and David Thorpe weigh in.
  • Video - Knicks Ready for Game 3 05:02

    Knicks Ready for Game 3

    May 8
    Ian Begley and Jared Zwerling on the Knicks offensive versatility, the latest in Amar'e and Mike Woodson finishing third for Coach of the Year.
  • Video - New York Hot Button: Amar'e Stoudemire, In or Out? 01:34

    New York Hot Button: Amar'e Stoudemire, In or Out?

    May 8
    The New York Hot Button question of the week is: Will Amar'e Stoudemire hurt or help the Knicks in their playoff series vs. the Pacers? Jared Zwerling and Ian Begley make the debate.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs - Chicago Bulls reminded of challenge they face vs. Miam…

    May 8
    Their Game 2 disaster shows just how good the Chicago Bulls have to be to beat the Miami Heat.
  • Ian Thomsen: Offseason Outline: Boston Celtics

    May 8
    Here's a look at what's in store for the Celtics this offseason after a first-round loss to the Knicks.
  • espnW -- Top Twitter follows for NBA postseason

    May 8
    In this week's "That's What She Said," Sarah Spain invites you to pull up a virtual seat alongside her and follow some of her favorite funny sources for NBA tweets.
  • San Antonio Spurs still trying to solve Stephen Curry

    May 8
    Despite winning Game 1, the Spurs are the ones left searching for answers