Category: Carmelo Anthony

Mike Woodson: We Must Withstand the First Hit and Control Our Emotions in Order to Win in Boston This Weekend

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The New York Knicks hold their first 2-0 series lead since 2000. Mike Woodson's squad has absolutely stifled the Celtics in the second halves of game's one and two of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, and look to continue that trend in Boston this weekend. It's been brutally difficult for Boston to ...

Doc Rivers on Boston Marathon Tragedy: “This may affect us, but I’m hoping this affects us in a positive way.”

Friday, April 19th, 2013

This past Monday, Doc Rivers had finished up practice and was planning on heading to the Boston Marathon to see the finish. Luckily he didn't get there in time before the two explosions went off at the Boston Marathon. Rivers explains his accounts of the tragic day in Boston and his ...

George Karl Reflects on the ‘MeloDrama, Says His Team This Year Has Been a Blessing

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

After the Nuggets had to go through what they went through with Carmelo Anthony, they decided on a new path. Denver has assembled their roster without a true superstar. No more headaches. No more distractions. That is not the norm in today's NBA. The Nuggets have a deep team. A ...

Mike Woodson on Knicks Win Streak: “We’re in Desperate Times Right Now to Try to Win an NBA Title”

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The Knicks have won 12 games in a row and are looking to clinch the franchise's first division title since 1994 this week. Mike Woodson is 68-32 in his first 100 regular-season games since replacing Mike D'Antoni last season, but he has bigger aspirations than just a division title. The Knicks head ...

J.R. Smith: I’m Tired of Being Told I’m an Inconsistent Player and I Wanted to Change That

Monday, April 8th, 2013

J.R. Smith is playing the best basketball of his career -- just ask the Knicks shooting guard. He admitted as much this past week. Smith is finally driving to the lane and drawing fouls. The strong play of Carmelo Anthony and Smith have fueled the Knicks' current win streak, which ...

Carmelo Anthony Says Getting Healthy Is the Most Important Thing for the Knicks

Monday, April 1st, 2013

It was just about three weeks ago when the Knicks were riding a four-game losing streak. The offense was struggling without Carmelo Anthony and the defense looked atrocious. It looked like injuries were going to be the Knicks downfall in their quest for a division championship. But thanks in part ...

Chauncey Billups: If Knicks Could Have Kept Me and Added Tyson Chandler They Would Have Won a Championship

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Chauncey Billups was the unfortunate beneficiary of the New York Knicks amnesty clause in December of 2011. New York acquired Tyson Chandler in a sign-and-trade as part of a three-team deal and Billups and his $14.2 million contract did not count against the Knicks' salary cap coming off the NBA ...

Mike Woodson: I Should Have Let Carmelo Anthony Sit Because He Asked Out Before His Injury

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

There's never a dull moment as Knicks head coach; Mike Woodson would agree with that. After surrendering a double-digit second half lead to the Miami Heat on Sunday, Woodson had another controversy brewing on Monday night in Cleveland. Carmelo Anthony fell and aggravated his right knee while the Knicks were ...

Kenyon Martin: Carmelo Anthony has the Leadership to Lead Knicks to a Championship

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

The New York Knicks were looking to add a tough defensive presence in the paint to complement Tyson Chandler. Kenyon Martin is finally getting his chance. Rumors were swirling all season regarding Martin's chances of going to New York and the time was right. It's a 10-day contract for the power ...

Carmelo Anthony Expresses No Doubt that the New York Knicks Can Still Beat the Miami Heat

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

The New York Knicks are playing .500 basketball over their last 26 games and, with the NBA's oldest roster, may have needed the All-Star break to rest more than any other team. New York sits at 32-18 at the halfway point, in first place in the Atlantic Division. Carmelo Anthony is averaging ...