11:20 AM EDT, Sat August 23, 2014
Newsday 22 hours ago

Carmelo Anthony on Jim Boeheim: He 'says some crazy stuff'

Before reiterating that he was "close" to leaving the Knicks this summer, Carmelo Anthony smiled Thursday night when told of Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim's recent comments.

Burning Q's: Who starts at shooting guard?

With training camp less than two months away, we’re examining the burning questions facing the New York Knicks. Today’s question: How should Derek Fisher divide minutes among his shooting guards? And who should start at shooting guard? Unless they make a trade, the Knicks will enter the season with three players who can make a strong case for the starting shooting guard spot: Tim Hardaway Jr., J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert. It will be up to Derek Fisher to decide how to divide minutes among the three players.
Zach Braziller / New York Post 23 hours ago

J.R. Smith, with no hint of sarcasm, aims to ‘be a leader’

J.R. Smith the leader? No, he’s serious. The enigmatic Knicks shooting guard said in an interview with ESPN New York he wants to “be a leader” this year, to show...
New York Post Aug 21, 2014

Carmelo: New-look Knicks ‘absolutely’ will be playoff team

This past spring, for the first time in 11 usually brilliant NBA seasons, Carmelo Anthony found himself watching the start of the playoffs, not playing. It is not something the...

Melo optimistic about new-look Knicks

NEW YORK -- A confident Carmelo Anthony believes the Knicks will create a "new culture" and "new identity" this season and leave any remnants of last year's 37-win nightmare in the rear-view mirror. "I don't think we will have another season like we had last year. When I say, 'I believe that we will make the playoffs' -- that's where I'm coming from. I think we will have a much better season than we did last year," Anthony said on Thursday night at Barclays Center, where he served as a coach in a celebrity basketball game sponsored by CC Sabathia and Robinson Cano's charities.
New York Daily News Aug 21, 2014
Carmelo Anthony eager for Knicks turnaround, believes they will make playoffs

Carmelo Anthony eager for Knicks turnaround, believes they will make playoffs

He wasn't suited up to play, but an optimistic Carmelo Anthony was on the hardwood on Thursday talking turnaround for the 2014 season.
Newsday Aug 21, 2014

Carmelo Anthony: Knicks are definitely a playoff team

Carmelo Anthony doesn't describe himself as a bitter person, but not making the playoffs for the fist time in his career last season with the Knicks left a sour taste in his mouth.

Ewing tabs Dolan for Ice Bucket Challenge

Knicks great Patrick Ewing accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Michael Jordan and he in turned challenged Knicks owner James Dolan to participate. There was a time when the relationship between Ewing and the Knicks was perceived to be as cold as the water people are dumping on themselves to bring attention to ALS. But the Knicks and Ewing have mended fences in recent seasons. Ewing was invited to several games at Madison Square Garden in the 2012-13 season before he accepted a position as an assistant coach of the Charlotte Hornets.

J.R.'s goal for the season: 'Be a leader'

J.R. Smith has several goals entering the 2014-15 season. He wants to help the Knicks to make the playoffs and contend in the Eastern Conference. He wants to produce consistently on both ends of the floor. All of these are normal goals for any NBA player. But Smith has one goal that may surprise you: "Be a leader," Smith said in an interview with ESPNNewYork.com on Thursday at his foundation's annual golf fundraiser. "We've got so many younger guys around.

Thanasis staying local with Knicks’ D-League team: report

Thanasis Antetokounmpo has decided to remain in the New York area rather than play this season overseas in Europe, according to a report by RealGM. The Knicks’ second round pick...

The must-see play for the self-hating Knicks fan

The man once known as “Starbury” could now be known as “Showtime.” Former Knicks point guard Stephon Marbury, remade as a fan favorite for the Beijing Ducks, will be the star of...

MJ challenges Phil to Ice Bucket Challenge

Michael Jordan has delivered a challenge to Phil Jackson. Jordan has taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and as part of the challenge he has named his former Bulls coach and current Knicks team president as one of the people he’s passing the challenge on to. Our Hornets owner has accepted the #ALSIceBucketChallenge! Watch Michael Jordans video here: http://t.co/aSdj4cYbi3 pic.twitter.com/oSRld9P1fy— Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) August 20, 2014 “I’m answering my Ice Bucket Challenge [from] David Beckham, Ray Allen and Derek Jeter,” Jordan, owner of the Charlotte Hornets, says in...

Burning Q's: Which newbie is most vital?

With training camp less than two months away, we’re examining the burning questions facing the New York Knicks. Today’s question: Which newcomer is most vital to the Knicks’ success this season? Jose Calderon: Calderon is widely recognized as the top shooting point guard in the NBA. He hit 45 percent of his threes last season. In that respect, Calderon will be a big upgrade from the departed Raymond Felton, who knocked down just 31 percent from beyond the arc in 2013-14.
Marc Berman / New York Post Aug 19, 2014

Phil, Derek Fisher hire old pal to complete coaching staff

Derek Fisher has filled the final spot on his coaching staff, agreeing to terms with Phil Jackson’s former assistant, veteran Jim Cleamons, a league source confirmed. Cleamons won nine titles...

Melo: Knicks will 'absolutely' make playoffs

The Knicks won just 37 games last season. But Carmelo Anthony is confident that they’ll make the playoffs this year. “Yeah, I think so for sure. Absolutely,” Anthony said Monday when asked if the team will play in the postseason, according to the New York Post. “I can’t wait to get started. No goals. Not setting any goals, but I just can’t wait to get it back on.” Anthony missed the playoffs for the first time in his career last season when the Knicks stumbled to a ninth-place finish in the Eastern Conference.

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