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Newsday's Al Iannazzone takes you inside the Knicks.

Marcus Camby out 7-10 days with calf injury

Marcus Camby sips a beverage after practice. (Oct.

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The Knicks will be without Marcus Camby for at least their first two preseason games.

An MRI on Camby’s left calf revealed it was strained. He’ll miss 7-10 days.

Amar’e Stoudemire also joined the Knicks’ injury report Saturday as he didn’t practice due to a sore left ankle.

Camby has always been among the league leaders in rebounding and blocked shots – especially for 48 minutes....

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The improved point guard position and other practice notes

Raymond Felton is closely guarded as he shoots

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Many Knicks’ fans are not happy that Jeremy Lin isn’t back, but their point guard position is improved from last season.

Coach Mike Woodson, as expected, essentially said Raymond Felton would be his starting point guard. Jason Kidd will back him up – and likely finish games – and could play some with Felton.

“Raymond will be probably the starting point guard right now,” Woodson said....

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Knicks' Media Day Part II: Carmelo Anthony, Amar'e Stoudemire and Raymond Felton's return

Amar'e Stoudemire of the Knicks speaks at the

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Carmelo Anthony talked about sacrificing his scoring for the betterment of the team at Media Day.

“At the end of the day it’s about winning basketball games,” he said. “I’m done trying to score 30, 35, 40 points for us to win a basketball game. I don’t want that role anymore.”

Later, when pressed further about it, Anthony said he’s still going to score. Of course he is. Mike Woodson...

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Knicks have a need for Rasheed

Boston Celtics center Rasheed Wallace runs down the

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The Knicks could add another graybeard with a winning pedigree soon.

Rasheed Wallace is expected to come out of retirement and sign with the Knicks, according to a league source.

Wallace, 38, hasn’t played in the NBA since 2010. But he worked out for the Knicks last week and a source confirmed he took his physical with them Thursday. 

“Should he decide to return to the league...

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Knicks improved this offseason

The Knicks are just about done putting their roster together for next season.

There could be some things that come up between now and training camp – a trade call can come at any time. But other than that, all the Knicks have are minimum contracts to offer free agents.

The Knicks have 15 players under contract, 13 of them guaranteed. Chris Smith’s deal isn’t fully guaranteed – although...

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Amar'e Stoudemire: Championship or bust next season

Amar'e Stoudemire of the New York Knicks in

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Amar'e Stoudemire said the only thing that's going to cut it next season is a title.

"Anything less than a championship," the power forward said on MSG Thursday during Knicks' Summer League broadcast from Las Vegas, "is a waste of a season."

Stoudemire, looking leaner, said he's down to 245 pounds and has been training two times a day since May. He said he's strong,...

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Donnie Walsh could be back with Pacers

Knicks general manager Donnie Walsh is confident he

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Ex-Knicks president Donnie Walsh could return to the Pacers, and get his old job back with Indiana.

According to a report in the Indianapolis Star, Pacers president Larry Bird will step down. The Star said Walsh, who served at Indiana’s GM and president during his 24-year run with the organization, is expected to return to the Pacers and could be Bird’s replacement.

Walsh ran the Knicks...

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