Newsday's Al Iannazzone takes you inside the Knicks.
Pablo Prigioni, the soon-to-be 36-year-old rookie from Argentina, said he hasn’t felt any additional nerves playing in his first NBA postseason.
“I’ve played important games on different levels -- overseas, Olympic games, World Championships,” the Knicks guard said. “It’s different but I think that it helps me at this moment, gives me some experience.”
Coach Mike Woodson has praised...Read more »
If Amar'e Stoudemire returns for Game 3, the Knicks power forward is not expected to play big minutes, coach Mike Woodson said on ESPN Radio on Wednesday.
Stoudemire, who is rehabbing from right knee surgery on March 11, has been targeted to return on Saturday night in Indianapolis, and Woodson said Wednesday that remains “a possibility.”
As part of his ramp-up, Stoudemire was scheduled...Read more »
Mike Woodson finished third in the NBA’s coach of the year balloting with 127 points, behind Denver’s George Karl (404) and Miami’s Erik Spoelstra (190).
Woodson received six first-place votes out of a possible 121.
On ESPN Radio Wednesday, Woodson said, “I’m not in this for coach of the year… I’m only in it for one thing, and that’s win a title.”...Read more »
Mike Woodson didn’t minimize the importance of Tuesday night’s Game 2 for the Knicks.
“This is a major game for us tonight,” Woodson said. “We don’t want to go to Indiana down two games. So this is a major, major game for our ball club.
Yet, Woodson said he’s telling his team to not feel any pressure down 0-1 against Indiana in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Woodson isn’t getting...Read more »
Embedded above are highlights from the post-game interviews after the Knicks lost Game 5 to the Celtics, 92-86.
Embedded below are highlights from said game.
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If you have a little more than two minutes to spare, you can watch the entire post-game interview from the Knicks' Carmelo Anthony after a Game 5 loss to Boston....Read more »
GREENBURGH, N.Y. - J.R. Smith wanted to start this season, but became the best sixth man in the NBA.
Smith will be named the Sixth Man of the Year for his strong season off the bench. The NBA will present him with the award this afternoon at the Knicks practice facility.
Smith averaged career-highs of 18.1 points and 5.3 rebounds in 80 games, all as a reserve. He scored at least 20 points...Read more »
ESPN analyst Flip Saunders broke down the Knicks-Boston series on a conference call and said you “don’t ever count them out,” with respect to the Celtics.
Saunders was an advisor for the Celtics last season and coached Kevin Garnett for years in Minnesota so he has a good perspective.
“As Doc has always said, this team is always built for the playoffs,” Saunders said. “What I mean by...Read more »
Rasheed Wallace’s playing career is official over, for good this time.
The Knicks announced today that Wallace has retired. He tried to return from a foot injury that kept him out for four month. But after he aggravated it in Monday’s loss in Charlotte Wallace has decided to call it a career.
“Rasheed has given this team everything he had,” Mike Woodson said in a statement. “He is a...Read more »
Iman Shumpert's hairstyle -- a high-top fade -- has been an attention-getter all season, and last week it got the league's attention.
Shumpert had an adidas logo cut into his the lower left side of his fade, and the league told him he couldn't have a commercial emblem on his head. Shumpert apologized and had the logo removed....Read more »