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New York Daily News

EXCLUSIVE: Anthony Mason's four kids at his side until end

As he took his final breath in a New York City hospital, Knicks star Anthony Mason was surrounded his biggest fans — his three sons.

New York Daily News

Shut it down? Knicks' Calderon says no way, Jose

Beyond sitting out Friday’s game against the Pistons, Jose Calderon is unsure how serious his latest injury is.

Knicks Blog | ESPN New York

Jose Calderon not eyeing shutdown move

Jose Calderon is hoping to avoid a long-term layoff due to a sore Achilles that has him in a walking boot. And the Knicks' point guard says he is not entertaining any idea of shutting it down at any point this season if he can still play. During the Wednesday’s loss at Boston, Calderon left in the fourth quarter with a sore left Achilles. He has been in a walking boot and he told reporters in Detroit, where the Knicks play the Pistons on Friday, that he will know more about his injury after he meets with doctors soon.

New York Post

The Carmelo Anthony trait Derek Fisher wants on his bench

BOSTON — Derek Fisher is hoping Carmelo Anthony rejoins the club soon to serve as an off-the-court leader. Anthony has stayed away from the Knicks since his knee surgery Thursday....

Knicks Blog | ESPN New York

Knicks looking for something from Bargnani

GREENBURGH, N.Y. –- With Carmelo Anthony’s scoring punch on the shelf for the season, Phil Jackson sees one player on the Knicks roster who might be able to shoulder some of the scoring load. Jackson thinks Andrea Bargnani can help offset some of the 24.2 points per game lost with Anthony. At the very least, Bargnani should be able to replace Amar’e Stoudemire’s 12 points per game -- provided he can remain on the court. Of course, Bargnani has been a 7-foot walking injury as a Knick.

Knicks Blog | ESPN New York

What will Melo's recovery look like?

NEW YORK -- The Knicks have more than $100 million invested in Carmelo Anthony’s long-term health. So, naturally, there is some concern in the organization about Anthony’s ability to return to form following his recent knee surgery. Knicks president Phil Jackson voiced those concerns last week when asked if he had any misgivings about Anthony’s surgery given his age (30) and years of NBA service (12 seasons). “Yeah,” Jackson said, “We all do.

New York Daily News

Phil Jackson rips Knicks on Twitter after loss to Cavs

Phil Jackson’s moves and Carmelo Anthony’s injury have left the Knicks without much of a chance to win many games.

Cavaliers Blog | Akron Beacon Journal

Pregame: Cavs at Knicks

Time: 1 p.m.; Place: Madison Square Garden TV: FSO Radio: WTAM 1100-AM, WAKR 1590-AM, WHBC 1480-AM, WMMS 100.7-FM,   La Mega 87.7-FM (Spanish) Injury report: Cavs - Anderson Varejao (Achilles) out. Knicks - Shane Larkin (illness) doubtful; Carmelo Anthony (knee) out.. Officials: Danny Crawford, Bill Kennedy, Eli Roe Streaks: Cavs W1; Knicks L6 Series: Tied 1-1   Cavs probables (34-22)   Name Ht/Wt Pts Rebs Asts PG Kyrie Irving 6-3,...

Cavaliers Blog | Akron Beacon Journal

Shawn Marion reveals he has been fighting painful left hip injury for last couple months

NEW YORK: Shawn Marion said Saturday he has been fighting a left hip injury for the last couple months, which helps explain his sporadic playing time recently. As the Cavs prepare to face the New York Knicks this afternoon at Madison Square Garden (1 p.m., Fox Sports Ohio), they may have to do it yet again without Marion, who has fallen from starter to completely out of David Blatt’s rotation in recent weeks. Part of it is because of the hip. “My hip is bothering me right now. I’ve been trying to fight through it as much as I can, but it’s causing me a lot of discomfort,” he...

Knicks Blog | ESPN New York

LeBron misses Melo at MSG

NEW YORK –- LeBron James missed his good friend Carmelo Anthony on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. With Anthony not in the building as he recovers from last week's season-ending knee surgery, James and the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised to a 101-83 win over the New York Knicks. “I know what he's going through,” James said when asked if he could relate to Anthony being the man on a struggling team compared to James’ early years in the league.

New York Post

Carmelo’s knee surgery done

Carmelo Anthony underwent “successful left-knee surgery’’ Thursday, according to the Knicks, but the team did not update his rehab schedule. Knicks president Phil Jackson said Anthony could be out “four-to-six...

CBS Sports

Boomer & Carton: Carmelo has successful knee surgery

New York Knicks player Carmelo Anthony had successful knee surgery last night. Boomer and Carton discuss.

Knicks Blog | ESPN New York

Chauncey: Melo 'needs strong leadership'

GREENBURGH, N.Y. –- Carmelo Anthony shouldn’t have played in the All-Star Game and he could use some more leadership in the Knicks' locker room, according to former teammate Chauncey Billups. Billups, who now is an analyst for ESPN, doesn’t understand why the decision was up to Anthony on when to have season-ending knee surgery as well. “I said it all weekend, I wasn’t crazy about his decision to play in the All-Star Game and not play for his own team,” Billups said on “The Michael Kay Show” on ESPN New York 98.

New York Post

Carmelo Anthony’s knee surgery rehab may take 4-6 months

The first of Carmelo Anthony’s 5-year, $124 million contract has ended and it was nothing short of a disaster. With the Knicks at a league-worst 10-43, Anthony will have surgery...

San Francisco Chronicle

NBA news, Feb. 16; Knicks waive Stoudemire

NBA news, Feb. 16; Knicks waive Stoudemire NEW YORK — Amar’e Stoudemire started the New York Knicks moving forward, before his injuries hastened their return to the bottom. Stoudemire averaged 17.3 points and 6.7 rebounds in 255 games over five seasons with the Knicks, making the playoffs three times. Carmelo Anthony, who wanted to play for the Knicks in part because Stoudemire had signed with them in 2010, learned the news Sunday after playing in the All-Star Game. Stoudemire was a five-time All-Star in Phoenix before signing a five-year contract worth just less than $100 million in...

Knicks Blog | ESPN New York

Focus now shifts to Carmelo's knee

The biggest question surrounding the New York Knicks right now has little do with pending trades. It's all about Carmelo Anthony and his sore left knee. Anthony said Sunday he hadn't made a definitive decision about his future. But he's acknowledged it's "very likely" that he shuts himself down sometime after the All-Star break to have surgery on his injured left knee. No one knows at this point exactly when that surgery will take place. Anthony had hoped to play for several weeks after the All-Star Game, according to league sources with knowledge of the situation.

The Point Forward | SI.com

Report: Amar'e Stoudemire leaning toward signing with Mavericks

After reaching an agreement with the New York Knicks on a contract buyout, power forward Amar'e Stoudmire is leaning toward signing with the Dallas Mavericks. Stoudemire, 32, was in the final season of a five-year contract with the Knicks and had a $23.4 million contract. After averaging 25.3 points during his first year in New York in 2011, knee and back injuries have limited Stoudemire during the last four seasons.

New York Post

Two Knicks legends’ advice for Melo: Get surgery now

They are not doctors, don’t play ones on TV, but two of the greatest Knicks ever, “The Captain” Willis Reed and Walt “Clyde” Frazier, know something about injuries and rehab....

New York Daily News

Isola: Pairing Carmelo with Amar'e was a bust for Knicks

The worst-kept secret in the NBA is that Carmelo Anthony is on the verge of having season-ending knee surgery.

Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Magic beat the New York Knicks 89-83

Over the last week or so, Nikola Vucevic waited for a phone call that never came. He hoped NBA Commissioner Adam Silver would name him to the Eastern Conference’s All-Star team as an injury replacement for Dwayne Wade. Instead, Silver selected Kyle Korver.

Knicks Blog | ESPN New York

Melo (knee) won't force it to play in ASG

Carmelo Anthony said his throbbing knee was "very, very sore" on Tuesday and he won't force the issue if he is unable to play in Sunday's All-Star Game. Anthony is considered questionable for Wednesday's game against Orlando, the Knicks tweeted on Tuesday. Anthony aggravated his left knee injury in Monday's loss to the Miami Heat and he told reporters on Tuesday that he wasn't sure of his status for the Magic game. When asked if he believes he will still be able to play in the All-Star Game, Anthony said he can't look that far ahead right now.

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Hassan Whiteside back in action vs. Knicks

As usual, any medical diagnosis from Hassan Whiteside is placed in terms of whether or not he can dunk on people. “I can still jump high enough to dunk on people,” he said before tonight’s game against New York. So he is good to go. Whiteside will start tonight after missing one game with an ankle injury. He hurt it in the first quarter at Minnesota last Wednesday, though managed to finish ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Damian Lillard replaces Blake Griffin on NBA All-Star team

Portland guard Damian Lillard has been added to the All-Star team in place of Clippers forward Blake Griffin, who needs surgery for a staph infection in his right elbow. West head coach Steve Kerr of the Warriors will pick Griffin’s replacement in the starting lineup. Madison Square Garden Chairman James Dolan responded to a Knicks fan who had criticized him with an e-mail wondering if the man is an alcoholic and telling him to root for the Nets instead. In the e-mail, which appeared Sunday on Deadspin.com, Dolan called the father of filmmaker Aaron Bierman a “hateful mess,” adding...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Preview: Bucks vs. Lakers

Injuries have piled up on the Lakers, and the latest is a hip injury suffered by forward Jordan Hill. The Lakers sent Hill back to Los Angeles to be evaluated after he was injured in Sunday’s road loss to the New York Knicks.

Boston Celtics Blog | ESPN Boston

Celtics 108, Knicks 97: Thumbs up for Bradley

Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley nonchalantly mentioned after Sunday's game that he had a small fracture in the thumb on his non-shooting hand. Bradley shrugged off the severity of the injury and suggested it was unlikely to affect his availability moving forward. Wearing a protective sleeve over the thumb on Tuesday night, Bradley erased any concerns about how the injury might hinder him as he scored a team-high 26 points on super efficient 11-of-14 shooting while helping Boston to a 108-97 triumph over the New York Knicks.

New York Post

Knicks’ late scratch of Prigioni points to trade cushion

Pablo Prigioni was a late scratch Tuesday night, with the Knicks announcing a sudden hip injury 20 minutes before tipoff of their game with the Celtics. The team had not...

Boston Celtics Blog | ESPN Boston

W2W4: C's vs. Knicks (Game 47 of 82)

The Boston Celtics (16-30, 7-15 away) visit the New York Knicks (10-38, 7-17 home) on Tuesday evening at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: GAME PREVIEW (via STATS LLC) While some suspected Carmelo Anthony was going to shut it down with a nagging knee injury early last month, he's playing some of his best basketball of the season right now. Anthony tries to stay hot as the New York Knicks go for a fifth consecutive home win Tuesday night against the struggling Boston Celtics.

Land O' Lakers | ESPN Los Angeles

Hill (hip) doubtful for remainder of trip

Los Angeles Lakers starting forward Jordan Hill will miss his team's Wednesday matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks and perhaps several more games after suffering a Grade 1 hip flexor strain, the team announced Tuesday. Hill suffered the injury during the Lakers' loss Sunday to the Knicks in New York, the first of a four-game road trip for the Lakers. He then flew to L.A. to be examined by the Lakers doctors, who diagnosed him on Tuesday. The Lakers are listing Hill as doubtful for the remaining three games of their road trip, but he is expected to rejoin the team in Milwaukee so that he...


Tyson Chandler speaks about Knicks

Injured New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler talks to the media about his injury and gives his advice on what the Knicks should do while he is absent from the roster.


Mike's On: Brendan Brown

Mike Francesa is joined by Knicks radio analyst Brendan Brown to break down the Knicks' injury woes and struggling defense.