Carmelo Anthony had 30 points and 10 rebounds, and the New York Knicks pulled out an 83-78 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night after blowing a 23-point lead.
John Schmeelk: The chances that coach Mike Woodson ends up looking good for this decision are slim to none.
With more than 50 wins for the New York Knicks and more than 27 points per game for himself, the numbers back Melo up. The Knicks won a division title, and Anthony will add the scoring title after the regular season ends Wednesday.
We’ll just say this wasn’t Amar’e Stoudemire proudest moment on Twitter.
Amare Stoudemire draped a towel over his left hand as he walked into the privacy of the New York Knicks’ training room an hour after the game, needing a sanctuary from prying eyes.
Knicks coach Mike Woodson has confirmed that point guard Jeremy Lin will not play in the first round of the NBA playoffs. If the Knicks manage to advance, however, it is undetermined whether the 23-year-old will be able to suit up and take the floor.
J.R. Smith scored 22 points for the Knicks, who pulled away in the second half to clinch the Eastern Conference’s No. 7 seed and a first-round playoff matchup against No. 2 Miami beginning Saturday.
The biggest question for Knicks fans: do you want your team to face the Chicago Bulls or Miami Heat?
Carmelo Anthony called it a statement game, and the message should be clear for the Chicago Bulls. If they do meet in the playoffs, the Bulls better finish off Anthony and the Knicks when they have the chance.
Nothing about the kid from Harvard should be a surprise anymore. When he launched a 3-pointer in a tie game with a half-second left in Toronto on Tuesday night, the result seemed obvious.
A Florida Highway Patrol report says Hazell Stoudemire was driving an SUV that crashed into the back of a trailer being towed by a truck early Monday morning.
David Stern and Billy Hunter are still hard at work trying to save the NBA season but it appears that many of the league’s top stars are getting ready to hit the road for a two-week world tour that will consist of six games spanning across four continents.
NBA owners and players have failed again to get close to a labor deal, and union president Derek Fisher says he anticipates the remainder of the preseason to be canceled.
The Chicago Bulls have had a great season so far, they’ve reached the 60-win mark, clinched the Eastern Conference’s No. 1 seed and have the frontrunner for the league’s MVP award.
On Thursday, the Heat lost another close game, this time in epic fashion. The Heatles managed to blow a 24-point second half lead at home against the Orlando Magic.
Attention New York Knicks fans: if you are wondering when you are going to win your first NBA Championship since 1973…I will let you in on a little secret, okay?
The drawn out Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes may have finally come to a close. According to the Associated Press, the New York Knicks have reached a deal with the Denver Nuggets.
Despite big efforts from Derrick Rose and Carlos Boozer, the Bulls still dropped their Christmas Day game to the New York Knicks.