Newsday's Al Iannazzone takes you inside the Knicks.
Amar’e Stoudemire’s older brother Hazell was killed in a car crash in Florida early Monday morning.
TMZ.com reported that Hazell Stoudemire, 35, had died on Route 27 in Lake Wales, FL.
Amar’e left the Knicks and flew to Florida to be with his family. He will miss tonight’s game against the Jazz and his status for the rest of the week is unknown.
The Knicks play in Washington Wednesday,...Read more »
Carmelo Anthony was voted to start for the Eastern Conference in the Feb. 26 All-Star Game in Orlando.
Amar'e Stoudemire needs the coaches to put him on the team.
Anthony finished second among East forwards behind Miami’s LeBron James with 1,041,290 votes. Stoudemire was a distant third, 657,556 votes behind Anthony.
It's Anthony's third straight start and fourth overall. The fans...Read more »
To help raise funds for The Garden of Dreams Foundation and Allan Houston Legacy Foundation, charitybuzz.com, has some auction packages that allows fans to meet Carmelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire and Allan Houston.
Here they are:
Meet Carmelo Anthony for Knicks vs. Nets at MSG: The winning bidder and three friends will get to meet up with Melo after the Knicks take on the Nets on Monday,...Read more »
The Knicks held a light, non-contact practice today in preparation for the back-to-back-to-back that begins tomorrow night - and almost everyone participated.
Coach Mike D’Antoni said Amar’e Stoudemire went through the walk-through before getting treatment on his sprained right ankle that he sustained in a “freak accident” right before the start of the third quarter of last night’s 113-86...Read more »
At this stage of the season and after all the losing, this is a big week for the Knicks and could be for Mike D’Antoni.
The Knicks have lost nine-of-10 games, and have showed very little sense of urgency. It’s not what you expected from a team with championship expectations.
That’s what makes this is a big week and why D’Antoni could be feeling the heat more than ever in New York if...Read more »
The rest of the trip will be telltale for the Knicks.
Sure, they looked good last night in crushing the Bobcats by 33 points on a night when Carmelo Anthony didn’t make a basket and scored just one point.
It was against arguably the worst team in the league, but you don’t want to take anything away from the Knicks performance because they played with the passion and urgency and selflessness...Read more »
Mike D’Antoni said Baron Davis didn’t have any “ill effects” after going through his first practice yesterday and was going to take part in a 3-on-3 after today’s shootaround.
We’ll get an update before the game, but Davis won’t play tonight against the Bobcats. D’Antoni said the earliest Davis could – COULD – play is tomorrow at Cleveland.
“It could be tomorrow,” D’Antoni said. “That...Read more »
Mike D’Antoni has heard the boos and the chants from the Madison Square Garden crowd demanding his termination. The Knicks coach said he understands the fans displeasure.
The Knicks were expected to be much better than they are. D’Antoni said they should contend for a championship this year. But the Knicks have played more like a Lottery team and the fans have let them and D’Antoni hear it.
“They’re...Read more »
After the Knicks’ latest loss, it was Carmelo Anthony’s turn to sit and think. The struggling small forward has plenty on his mind.
Anthony is mired in a terrible shooting slump that has contributed mightily to the Knicks’ six-game losing streak. He also continues to play with a sprained left wrist and sore ankle that isn’t helping his shooting.
All of this had Anthony considering shooting...Read more »
One Knicks’ crisis was avoided.
Carmelo Anthony returned from the family issue that kept him out of practice and will start tonight when the Knicks try to snap a four-game losing streak against the Bucks.
Without Anthony yesterday, the Knicks focused on offense, moving the ball, player movement and creating tempo.
“We’re not running,” Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni said. “Nobody is...Read more »