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CARMELO ANTHONY, Forward The most prolific, pure scorer (Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)

CARMELO ANTHONY, Forward

The most prolific, pure scorer the Knicks have had since fellow Brooklynite Bernard King. Also the second-best closer in New York, after Mariano Rivera.

Meet the Knicks, playoff edition

Alan Hahn introduces you to the 2010-11 playoff-bound New York Knicks.

CARMELO ANTHONY, Forward The most prolific, pure scorer
(Credit: Christopher Pasatieri)

CARMELO ANTHONY, Forward

The most prolific, pure scorer the Knicks have had since fellow Brooklynite Bernard King. Also the second-best closer in New York, after Mariano Rivera.

RENALDO BALKMAN, Forward Energetic reserve forward has “Hustle
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

RENALDO BALKMAN, Forward

Energetic reserve forward has “Hustle Harder” tattooed on his calf muscles, which is fittingly seen only by those who are behind him.

New York Knicks point guard Chauncey Billups (4)
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New York Knicks point guard Chauncey Billups (4) during a game against the Toronto Raptors. (April 5, 2011)

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DERRICK BROWN, Forward A young, athletic forward who
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

DERRICK BROWN, Forward

A young, athletic forward who thrives in transition and also posts some impressively philosophical thoughts on Twitter.

ANTHONY CARTER, Guard Veteran bulldog who has been
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

ANTHONY CARTER, Guard

Veteran bulldog who has been battling his entire career, from a high school dropout who reclaimed his life to become a respected NBA pro.

TONEY DOUGLAS, Guard His brother, Harry, is a
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TONEY DOUGLAS, Guard

His brother, Harry, is a wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons. Whatever their parents served for breakfast, you want some.

LANDRY FIELDS, Guard Your computer “spell check” always
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

LANDRY FIELDS, Guard

Your computer “spell check” always wants to change his first name to “laundry,” which is fitting, since he plays a very clean game.

JARED JEFFRIES, Forward The player Isiah Thomas once
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

JARED JEFFRIES, Forward

The player Isiah Thomas once said “balances the plane ride” is now the king of crash landings as one of NBA’s best attacking offensive charges.

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ROGER MASON JR., Guard Dapper, personable veteran earned
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ROGER MASON JR., Guard

Dapper, personable veteran earned the nickname “Money Mase” in San Antonio for his last-second shot-making heroics.

ANDY RAUTINS, Guard He’s buried behind so many
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

ANDY RAUTINS, Guard

He’s buried behind so many veteran point guards, but has made more appearances on MSG Network for hilarious “Andy & Landry Show” than on court.

AMAR’E STOUDEMIRE, Forward-Center Pioneer of this Knicks renaissance
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AMAR’E STOUDEMIRE, Forward-Center

Pioneer of this Knicks renaissance didn’t just bring the team back the playoffs, he brought the swagger back to New York.

RONNY TURIAF, Center This enjoyably emotional center has
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RONNY TURIAF, Center

This enjoyably emotional center has a trademark beard that isn’t just a look, it’s a personality. It even has its own Twitter account.

BILL WALKER, Guard-Forward An opponent recently told him
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BILL WALKER, Guard-Forward

An opponent recently told him he no longer attacks the rim and only shoots 3s. So Walker, who is always up for an intellectual debate, dunked on the player.

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SHAWNE WILLIAMS, Forward Really should have earned the
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SHAWNE WILLIAMS, Forward

Really should have earned the nickname, “The Hustler” by now, because of his best shot — the 3-ball from the corner pocket.

SHELDEN WILLIAMS, Forward If you and a friend
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

SHELDEN WILLIAMS, Forward

If you and a friend see Williams shooting hoops with a female, don’t challenge them in a 2-on-2. That’s his wife, WNBA star Candace Parker.

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