This is the May 16, 2013 news archive. View today's Knicks rumors and news.
Of all the NBA Conference semifinals, including the Grizzlies' and Heat's respective molly whopping of the Thunder and Bulls, the Knicks-Pacers series is by far the worst. We held out hope that Indiana would be able to travel to Madison Square Garden an…Upvote Share Tweet
Got to hand it to Terry Collins. In this early part of the baseball season, with the Mets providing reason to believe they’ve already segued into their second-half swoon, the manager has crashed the party the media is throwing for the Knicks and RangersUpvote Share Tweet
New York smartens up the attack, keeps its season alive after beating Indiana in Game 5yahoo.com May 16, 2013The Indiana Pacers are a poor offensive team, and yet they sprang out to a strong 3-1 lead in their Eastern semifinals matchup with the New York Knicks despite not setting the league ablaze with its offensive know-how. New York managed to keep their sea…Upvote Share Tweet
Tyson Chandler Destroys Tyler Hansbrough’s Layup Into The Standsdimemag.com May 16, 2013If Indiana learned anything tonight, it was to not test Tyson Chandler. The big man has really struggled all year long and in New York’s 10-point Game 5 win, he recorded more fouls (five) than combined blocks and points (four). But the Pacers couldn’tUpvote Share Tweet
Did Rihanna call out J.R. Smith on Instagram?A comment posted from her Instagram account claimed that the New York Knicks player’s form on the court has suffered because “his a-- be hungover from clubbing every night during playoffs.”Upvote Share TweetWe love Lance Stephenson‘s aggression. With the rest of the Pacers playing in a daze tonight, Born Ready went hard to the rack in the first half, looking to cram one on Tyson Chandler. Instead, Chandler met him at the top and sent the young fella back.Upvote Share Tweet
Woodson Turns to Copeland, but Won’t Desert Kiddnytimes.com May 16, 2013Knicks Coach Mike Woodson said Chris Copeland would get playing time early in Game 5 against the Pacers, but Jason Kidd will also continue to play.Upvote Share TweetAs Mike Woodson spoke to the media Thursday morning, his back literally was up against a wall. Yes, that moment has arrived for the Knicks, as they face elimination Thursday night at the Garden for the first time, trailing the Pacers 3-1 in the Eastern …Upvote Share Tweet
NBA: Coast to Coast -- New York Knicks-Indiana Pacers lessonsESPN.com May 16, 2013What have we learned through the first four games of the Knicks-Pacers playoff series?Upvote Share Tweet
Knicks Insider: Woodson keeps faith in J-KiddThe Knicks are having trouble scoring, and Jason Kidd has been no help. The 40-year-old guard is in an epic slump, scoreless in the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Pacers and without a point since Game 2 of the series against Boston. It’s a stUpvote Share Tweet
A Tale of Two Offenses: The Spurs Get Back to Business and the Knicks File for Bankruptcygrantland.com May 16, 2013Before they broke out in Game 5 and started to look like themselves again, something had been off with the San Antonio Spurs' offense. In the first fo...Upvote Share Tweet
Pacers-Knicks Game 5 AnalysisMay 16Kurt Rambis breaks down the Knicks 85-75 win over the Pacers.
Knicks Avoid EliminationMay 16Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points to lead the Knicks past the Pacers 85-75.
Pacers-Knicks Game 5May 16Stephen A. Smith discusses what the Knicks need to do to stave off elimination and force a Game 6 against the Pacers.
NBA playoffs 2013 - Without George Hill, the Indiana Pacers can't close ou…May 16Brian Windhorst examines what George Hill's absence means for the rest of the Pacers-Knicks series.
Sources: Maloofs reach record deal for KingsMay 17Software billionaire Vivek Ranadive came to an agreement to purchase 65 percent of the Sacramento Kings from the Maloof Family for approximately $348 million. The Kings' total valuation in the sale is $535 million, an NBA record.
Ian Thomsen: NBA sets new precedent in voting to keep Kings in SacramentoMay 16The Kings are staying in Sacramento, which is tremendous news for their fans and a strong move forward for the NBA on principle.
Ian Thomsen: Roy Hibbert among those showing big men still own the postsea…May 16Little men have had it their way for some time now. Explosive guards and rangy forwards above the free throw line are practically untouchable, and their paths to the basket have been liberated. Flagrant fouls are written up like felonies, the three-poin…