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LeBron Who? Amar’e Stoudemire Has Made the Big Apple Forget About James

December 17th, 2010
As quickly as Tino Martinez made New Yorkers forget about Don Mattingly, Amar'e Stoudemire has made New Yorkers forget about LeBron James. It almost seems like ancient history now, but back in July the city was salivating at the possibility of King James becoming the King of New York. ...

Analysis: A Tale Of Two Amar’e’s and Why The Knicks Are Surging

December 7th, 2010
The Knicks are on a tear that has not been seen since the days of Jeff Van Gundy. They are 13-9 through 22 games, but more importantly are 10-1 through the last eleven. Starting the season 3-8, most people were ready to write off the Knicks as another failed season ...

New York Knicks Win 98-93: Season Opener Reaction

October 28th, 2010
So the Knicks won their season opener tonight against the Toronto Raptors, 98-93. They looked impressive at times but definitely need some work in other areas mostly taking care of the ball.  Here are some thoughts about last night's game. Knicks are undefeated when holding an opponent under 100 ...

Time Is Now For the New York Knicks’ Danilo Gallinari & Wilson Chandler

July 26th, 2010
The New look Knicks, as they have been called this offseason, have added an array of new players: Amar'e Stoudemire, Raymond Felton, Anthony Randolph, and Timofey Mozgov. "The Knicks are back" has been declared by Amar'e himself. New York has added depth, youth and offensive potency into a franchise that ...

Michael Jordan on LeBron James: ‘I Wouldn’t Have Called Larry and Magic.’

July 18th, 2010
His Royal Airness has spoken. At a celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe this weekend, Michael Jordan was quoted as saying that if he found himself in a similar free agency situation, he would not have formed his own Super-Team, as Dwayne Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh did this summer. "In ...

A Farewell to David Lee

July 15th, 2010
It's been almost a week since the Knicks have sent David Lee packing for Golden State, and he never got his proper send off. David Lee was drafted by the Knicks in 2005 out of the University of Florida. Being a reserve for his first few seasons, Lee became ...

Shaq a Knick? League Sources State Knicks Interested in Sign-and-Trade

July 14th, 2010
According to a Twitter post from Cleveland Plain Dealer Cavs beat writer Brian Windhorst, a league source stated the Knicks have shown interest in a potential sign-and-trade for Shaquille O'Neal. Windhorst also later tweeted that Shaq was trying to get a two-year deal above the mid-level exception, but that would be ...

LeBron James and the LeBrand: Why Playing for the Miami Heat is about the Money

July 14th, 2010
We are approaching the one week mark since the LeBron James "decision." The contracts are signed ($14.5 million). The predictions have been made. The hype is extremely epic. LeBron took a pay cut, as did Bosh and Wade, to play for the Heat in order not only to win a championship ...

Chris Bosh: The Odd Man Out in Miami

July 13th, 2010
The Big Three have been making big news over the last week. Last week's "press conference" in Miami that introduced the new trio was nothing short of a spectacle. But as I look at LeBron and Wade, I can't help but feel that Chris Bosh may be the odd man ...