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Knicks' Online Community Keeps It Real for a NightUpdated Jan 4 Share TweetWhen 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.Source: nytimes.com
Officially Unveiled: Carmelo Anthony’s Jordan Melo M9Updated Jan 4 Share TweetFor 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…Source: dimemag.com
Knicks and Nets Rediscover What WorksUpdated Jan 4 Share TweetThe 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.Source: nytimes.com
J.R. Smith's Reverse Alley-Oop Shouldn't Be Humanly PossibleUpdated Jan 4 Share TweetThe 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,Source: deadspin.com
Knicks Insider: JR has a sixth senseUpdated Jan 4 Share TweetJ.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…
New York Runs Tired San Antonio Into The Ground; J.J. Barea Doesn’t Need Kevin Love To Bust DenverUpdated Jan 4 Share TweetIn 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 dowSource: dimemag.comShare TweetSan 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.Share TweetIn 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.
J.R. Smith turns waist-level lob into massive reverse alley-oop in Knicks win over Spurs (VIDEO)Updated Jan 4 Share TweetAt 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…Source: yahoo.com
Knicks Update with Ian BegleyJan 4Ian Begley on the Knicks improved defense, Melo and Amar'e coexisting, J.R. Smith's improved play, and more.
Daquean Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent saysJan 4Free-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 saysJan 4Free-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 neverJan 4Even Kobe Bryant agrees: Los Angeles' upcoming five-game stretch is 'critical'
The Sports Guy make his wild-card weekend picksJan 4The Sports Guy goes through every line to make his wild-card weekend picks.