This is the May 17, 2013 news archive. View today's Knicks rumors and news.
New York Knicks Block Party, Kawhi Leonard Dunks and the NBA Plays of the Nightdimemag.com May 17, 2013Check out the NBA’s picks for the Top 5 Plays from last night’s two playoff games. Various Knicks‘ swats make it in, but curiously not this beast Tyson Chandler destruction of a Tyler Hansbrough sure bucket. Check out huge dunks from Paul George, KaShare Tweet
Cope springs into action in Knick of timeChris Copeland has known his place on the veteran-laden Knicks throughout his long-awaited first NBA season. The dreadlocked 29-year-old rookie carries around a reminder of that status every day - a pink Disney princesses backpack.Share Tweet
Knicks grind out Game 5 win, but not all is curedCNNSI.com May 17, 2013The Knicks were far from perfect in Game 5, but an 85-75 win over the Pacers kept their season alive ... for now. Ben Glicksman explains New York is still figuring its problems out.Share Tweet
Smith rebounds with sixth senseJ.R. Smith played a solid, even-keeled game Thursday night against the Pacers at the Garden, scoring 13 points with six rebounds and three steals in an 85-75 victory that kept the Knicks’ season alive in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.Share Tweet
Lawrence: Knicks pounce on playmaker-less IndyAn elbow from Game 4 out in Indianapolis went a long way toward getting the Knicks back to the Circle City for one more basketball game on Saturday. Tyson Chandler threw it, George Hill caught it with his noggin and the Knicks used Hill’s absence on ThuShare Tweet
Knicks Insider: No Kidd-ing! Jason & Amar'e bench matesMike Woodson left no doubt that he was in full “win-or-go home” mode in Thursday’s elimination-avoiding Game 5 victory over Indiana. Woodson benched two of his most accomplished players, returning big man Amar’e Stoudemire and slumping guard JasonShare Tweet
Thomas won't rule out returning next year at age 41Kurt Thomas is undecided about whether to regain his title as the NBA’s oldest player next season. Thomas is recovering from right foot surgery and is two weeks from being off crutches. The 40-year-old is a free agent after the Knicks released him lastShare Tweet
Knicks-Pacers Game Six PreviewMay 17Antonio Davis discusses his X factor in Game 6 of the Knicks-Pacers matchup.
Knicks IndigestionMay 17Following the Knicks closely has made things rough all week for Eddie Huang's stomach. He's feeling a little better today. Also, how much would you pay to sit courtside in a beanbag?
Playoff MVPMay 17One of the smallest players in these playoffs, Stephen Curry, has topped the list thus far. But now one of the biggest, Marc Gasol, is taking over. Also, Thorpe's struggles with Seinfeld trivia come down to crunch time. Will he pull out the victory?
Impact Of George Hill's ConcussionMay 17Israel Gutierrez discusses the uncertainty surrounding the status of Pacers guard George Hill (concussion) for Game 6 and how it affects the Knicks-Pacers showdown.