• NY Knicks' Carmelo Anthony needs to change perception of being NBA Playoffs bust

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Apr 21, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony said after Friday’s practice that this Knicks team gave him the best shot to win his first N.B.A. championship. Woodson agrees with Anthony. Carmelo Anthony started fast, struggled through the middle and finished with a flurry. And you have to ask whether the old guys whom Carmelo Anthony desperately needs to help him make a deep run in the playoffs will be able to survive a long, arduous postseason grind. You walked into the Knicks’ practice gym on the eve of Game 1 against the Celtics and there was Rasheed Wallace, one of the old, broken-down Knicks from the regular season who was brought in for playoff experience but won’t be able to make the opening bell at the Garden on Saturday afternoon. So if he sticks around now for his good buddy Mike Woodson, it is merely to fill the role of team mascot, someone to bring some good luck to a franchise that has done nothing in the postseason since 2000 and has these big dreams to go to the Finals this spring.
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      Celtics coach Doc Rivers said Sunday he was OK with how his team defended Carmelo Anthony in Game 1 vs. the Knicks.
      Source: boston.com
    • Anthony scores 36 as Knicks take Game 1

      Carmelo Anthony scored 36 points, and the New York Knicks beat the Boston Celtics 85-78 on Saturday in their playoff opener.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • NY Knicks will hope age doesn't show as Mike Woodson and Carmelo Anthony eye deep playoff run

      You walked into the Knicks’ practice gym on the eve of Game 1 against the Celtics and there was Rasheed Wallace, one of the old, broken-down Knicks from the regular season who was brought in for playoff experience but won’t be able to make the opening
    • Woodson Urges Knicks to Seize Their Opportunity

      At a preplayoffs luncheon, Knicks Coach Mike Woodson planned to emphasize how important this postseason would be for him and each of his players.
      Source: nytimes.com
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      At the Knicks' anticlimactic last game of the season Wednesday night, a ⅓-filled Madison Square Garden was treated to a meaningless victory over...
      Source: grantland.com
  • Lawrence: Knicks must overcome age and injuries to make deep playoff run

    You walked into the Knicks’ practice gym on the eve of Game 1 against the Celtics and there was Rasheed Wallace, one of the old, broken-down Knicks from the regular season who was brought in for playoff experience but won’t be able to make the opening

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