"NY Knicks' Carmelo Anthony needs to change perception of being NBA Playoffs bust. So reads the headline to Mitch Lawrence's column in Friday's Daily News. The headline is correct; it is a perception that Carmelo is a playoff bust, not a reality.
Yes, it's true, the bottom line is wins and losses, ... More >>
The NBA playoff bracket is set, and the Knicks will take their talents to South Beach this Saturday to play LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and the Miami Heat.
It's a matchup that will garner more buzz than a typical two-seed-vs-seven-seed series, due of a myriad of subplots.
First, these two teams ha ... More >>
It was a good Sunday for the Knicks. Carmelo Anthony had his best game of the season, scoring 43 points, including two long three pointers in the final seconds of the 4th quarter and overtime--the former forced overtime, and the latter won the game.
That the Knicks did it over the team with the be ... More >>
They were universally bigger than the game. In fact, to a large portion of the sports public in the 1960s that only paid attention to professional basketball when the championships came around, they were the game. It wasn't Boston vs. Philly, or, later, Boston vs. LA; it was Wilt vs. Russell.
The ... More >>
Think of the orange car as a clue. The resurrected NBA season kicks off (thankfully, finally) on Sunday. To celebrate, we've paired each team with a notable album from the past year; the list, with tweet-sized justifications, is below. (NB, although the NBA-savvy of you might have already fig ... More >>
What do Zach Randolph, Trevor Ariza, Danilo Gallinari, Wilson Chandler, Raymond Felton, Al Harrington, Antonio McDyess, Marcus Camby, Nate Robinson, Eddie House, and Jamal Crawford have in common?
Well, they all were let go by the Knicks at one point or another in recent years, and, unlike t ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
May 14, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 20
A Word for Wilt
by Andrew Sarris
I am convinced that if Wilt Chamberlain appeared on the floor of Madison Square Garden with a supporting team of four arthritic midgets against a team of NBA All-Stars, the ... More >>
No photos because they searched us for photographic devices on the way in.
So Pitchfork had a party in their Greenpoint office last night. The young exuberant fellas of Beach Fossils played. Pitchfork.tv taped it. There was a keg and some awesome vodka made by a neighborhood guy named Tito. Some pe ... More >>
The list of Cablevision owner James Dolan's enemies is ever expanding: there are long-suffering, abused employees, any and all reporters, especially his own sports reporters, and extra-especially bloggers. And though the Voice -- Runnin' Scared in particular -- has had its disagreements with ... More >>
Can you believe this shit is still news? The last pope got shot, and the next day even the Catholics were all talking about the Boston Celtics.
Anyway, people who were upset that Susanna Maiolo knocked over Benedict XVI at Midnight Mass will be happy to learn she has been "taken to a mental inst ... More >>