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Knicks fans’ ovations bring cheer to Amar’e

Knicks fans’ ovations bring cheer to Amar’e

nydailynews.com Updated Jan 4, 2013
His timing and fitness will improve, but Amar'e Stoudemire is clearly encouraged by one aspect of his comeback: Knicks fans not only have forgiven him, they’ve embraced him.
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  • Knicks' Online Community Keeps It Real for a Night

    Knicks' Online Community Keeps It Real for a Night

    nytimes.com Jan 4, 2013
    When bloggers and readers of SBNation's Posting & Toasting got together for the first time this season, their night was brightened by the Knicks' victory over the Spurs.
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  • Officially Unveiled: Carmelo Anthony’s Jordan Melo M9

    Officially Unveiled: Carmelo Anthony’s Jordan Melo M9

    dimemag.com Jan 4, 2013
    For the first time since coming to New York, Carmelo Anthony not only has himself ingrained in the MVP race, but has also spearheaded a true New York basketball resurgence. The Knicks are rolling as the second-best team in the East, and with the Celtics…
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  • Knicks and Nets Rediscover What Works

    Knicks and Nets Rediscover What Works

    nytimes.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Knicks got back to executing their defense and the Nets got another good game from center Brook Lopez this week in big wins over two of the best teams in the West.
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  • J.R. Smith's Reverse Alley-Oop Shouldn't Be Humanly Possible

    J.R. Smith's Reverse Alley-Oop Shouldn't Be Humanly Possible

    deadspin.com Jan 4, 2013
    The game was out of hand at this point-San Antonio, playing their fourth in five nights, had benched most of the starters, and the Knicks had followed suit. That doesn't take a thing away from the athleticism required to put home this reverse alley-oop,
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  • Knicks Insider: JR has a sixth sense

    Knicks Insider: JR has a sixth sense

    nydailynews.com Jan 4, 2013
    J.R. Smith pulled off an acrobatic dunk with the Knicks pulling away in the fourth quarter to cap another electrifying performance off the bench. Midway through the fourth quarter, Smith hauled in a Pablo Prigioni pass in midair and slammed home a one-h…
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  • New York Runs Tired San Antonio Into The Ground; J.J. Barea Doe…

    New York Runs Tired San Antonio Into The Ground; J.J. Barea Doesn’t Need Kevin Love To Bust Denver

    dimemag.com Jan 4, 2013
    In a game where New York’s interior defense built a wall around the paint and allowed San Antonio just 12 points, it was appropriate the Knicks’ bucket to cap the win came on the inside. J.R. Smith (20 points, five boards and zero turnovers) threw dow
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  • Knicks get an assist from Mayor Bloomberg in win over San Anton…

    Knicks get an assist from Mayor Bloomberg in win over San Antonio

    nydailynews.com Jan 4, 2013
    San Antonio forward Stephen Jackson suffered a sprained ankle and didn’t return to the game after tripping over a waitress crouching in front of Bloomberg along the sideline during the Knicks’ 100-83 win Thursday night over the Spurs at the Garden.
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  • San Antonio Spurs, Greg Popovich have full roster, but can't fi…

    San Antonio Spurs, Greg Popovich have full roster, but can't find a way to beat NY Knicks

    nydailynews.com Jan 4, 2013
    In retrospect, Gregg Popovich should have sent Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker back to San Antonio before the Spurs ever reached the Garden on Thursday night.
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  • J.R. Smith turns waist-level lob into massive reverse alley-oop…

    J.R. Smith turns waist-level lob into massive reverse alley-oop in Knicks win over Spurs (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013
    At this point, it's not exactly news that J.R. Smith is capable of remarkable, jaw-dropping feats on a basketball court. As a member of the Denver Nuggets in seasons past, we saw him finish lobs with 180-degree slams, hit 11 3-pointers in one game and n…
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  • Video - Knicks Update with Ian Begley 05:28

    Knicks Update with Ian Begley

    Jan 4
    Ian Begley on the Knicks improved defense, Melo and Amar'e coexisting, J.R. Smith's improved play, and more.

Sports Columnists

  • Daquean Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent says

    Jan 4
    Free-agent shooting specialist Daquean Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
  • Daequan Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent says

    Jan 4
    Free-agent shooting specialist Daequan Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
  • NBA - Los Angeles Lakers' time is now ... or never

    Jan 4
    Even Kobe Bryant agrees: Los Angeles' upcoming five-game stretch is 'critical'
  • The Sports Guy make his wild-card weekend picks

    Jan 4
    The Sports Guy goes through every line to make his wild-card weekend picks.