Carmelo Anthony

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    April 25, 2014

    Get to Know the Toronto Raptors

    Because the Knicks have been so bad for so long, many New Yorkers are now beginning to wear the embarrassment of rooting for the Brooklyn Nets more comfortably than they ever knew they could. Eased by a tenuous connection to Jay Z, and the fact that they're now coached by arguably the greatest phila ... More >>

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    December 5, 2013

    Lenny Cooke: A Great New Documentary Reveals the End of Baskteball's Post-Jordan Era

    Ten minutes into Lenny Cooke, the documentary's star sits on a couch, watching the 2001 NBA draft with two friends. They debate who is the best player in the NBA: Allen Iverson, Tracy McGrady, or Kobe Bryant. This is the Post-Jordan Era, and there is no clear king on the NBA's throne. It's an era o ... More >>

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    April 19, 2013

    Despite What You May Have Heard, Carmelo Anthony Doesn't Choke in the Playoffs

    "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 >>

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    April 11, 2013

    Bernard King: Not Such a Hall of Fame Guy?

    You think you know a guy. Bernard King was on the top rung of my sports heroes since 1984, when he had incredible back-to-back 50-point games in Knicks victories. (Try that one, Melo.) Like everyone else, I was overjoyed to see him sweep easily into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. In none of t ... More >>

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    March 4, 2013

    The High Point of the Knicks' Season Came and Went Before the Final Whistle Blew on Sunday

    "The Knicks were built to beat the Miami Heat," someone said on ESPN before the start of yesterday's New York-Miami match. Yes, well that was then, earlier in the season, and this is now, as the Knicks lick their wounds and try to recover from the psychological shock of blowing a 16-point second qua ... More >>

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    December 12, 2012

    The New York Knicks/Brooklyn Nets Rivalry Is Already the Best in the NBA

    This is already so fun, you guys. It only took the first quarter of a single season, but the matchup between the Knicks and the new-look Nets are already better than anyone could've expected, and probably better than any would've dared hope. Last night, the two teams matched up for the second t ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012


    The Nets host the Knicks

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    September 4, 2012

    Live: The Cops Shut Down Fool's Gold Day Off; DJ A-Trak Throws Out More T-Shirts

    Check out our slideshow from the party. Fool's Gold Day Off: French Montana, Danny Brown, Brothers Macklovitch, Just Blaze, Flosstradamus, Flatbush Zombies, Nick Catchdubs, Ricky Blaze, Party Supplies, #BEEN #TRILL, Telephoned, and more City Winery Monday, September 3 Better than: Rain. Last yea ... More >>

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    May 7, 2012

    The Knicks Snap 11 Year Playoffs Losing Streak, But Lose Baron Davis--Will Lin Return?

    Well, whatdoyaknow, the Knicks won game 4 on Sunday! The record-setting 13 game losing streak in the playoffs has been snapped! Sunday's showcase was, in every way, the series many fans and basketball analyst had wanted/predicted/hoped to see. We finally got to see that Carmelo Anthony/LeBron Jame ... More >>

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    May 4, 2012

    Why Didn't The Knicks Tank The Final Regular Season Game To Avoid Miami?

    The New York Knicks were in an interesting predicament late last week as the NBA regular season was heading toward the finish line: They had the chance to choose their playoff opponent. Heading into the final two games of the regular season with identical records with the Philadelphia 76ers, the K ... More >>

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    May 1, 2012

    The Knicks Lose, Behind 2-0, And Lose Yet Another Player, This Time To Stupidity

    Well, the Knicks lost again to Miami, losing 104-94 to fall behind 2-0 to Miami Heat in this best of seven series. The good news is that the Knicks, as a whole, played much better--at least the game was competitive compared to last Sunday's humiliation. Carmelo Anthony--you know, the guy some New ... More >>

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    April 30, 2012

    Note to Mike Woodson -- Don't blow it

    "This series is not over," said Amar'e Stoudemire after Saturday's 100-67 slaughter of the Knicks at the hands of the Miami Heat. "We've got to learn from our mistakes today and get ready for the next one." Coincidentally, this is exactly how General; Custer's last dispatch from the Little Big Horn ... More >>

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    April 29, 2012

    Knicks' 11 Year Long Playoffs Win Drought Continues, But Lin Could Be Back Soon

    Eleven years. Exactly. Today, April 29, 2012, marks the 11th anniversary of the last Knicks playoff victory. And judging by yesterday's smackdown at the hands of the Miami Heat, this drought may continue. Especially considering that Iman Shumpert, the team's best perimeter defender by a mile--he ... More >>

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    April 27, 2012

    The Knicks Take Their Talents To South Beach This Saturday--And Other Playoff Storylines

    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 >>

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    April 8, 2012

    Will The Knicks Make The Playoffs???

    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 >>

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    March 31, 2012

    Everything You Need To Know About Jeremy Lin's Injury and How It Will Affect The Knicks

    The Knicks' absolute bipolar, roller-coaster of a season took yet another turn with news today that Jeremy Lin will undergo knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus. The surgery will sideline him for six weeks, and while most media, whether out of optimism or caution, are reporting that Lin's finished ... More >>

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    March 25, 2012

    Met Director Thomas Campbell Talks The Museum's New Ad Campaign, Celebrities And Social Media

    Have you ever wondered what Alex Rodriguez's favorite works of art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art are? Would you have guessed they include a Manet, a Thomas Eakins, a 10th-11th century Sicán funerary mask and a Rauschenberg among others? Well, that's what the museum's newest ad campaign with the ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    RIP Linsanity

    This past Wednesday afternoon, an hour or so after Mike Woodson replaced Mike D'Antoni as coach of the New York Knicks, we wrote that it was probably bad news for Jeremy Lin, because Woodson--a product of old-school coach Larry Brown--favors isolation plays for his stars instead of D'Antoni's point ... More >>

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    March 15, 2012

    Mike D'Antoni: Where Did It All Go Wrong?

    Did he jump or was he pushed?  Irrelevant now since the way things are going it's unthinkable that Mike D'Antoni would have wanted to stick around the Knicks much longer, even with their trouncing of the Portland Trail Blazers 121-79 last night.   Was he mellow with Carmelo? My guess is that D'An ... More >>

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    March 14, 2012

    Knicks Coach Mike D'Antoni Resigns--Good News For Melo, But What About Lin?

    The latest development in what has got to be one of the most mercurial seasons in NBA history took place a couple of hours ago when coach Mike D'Antoni and the New York Knicks agreed to mutually part ways. Just how wild has the Knicks season been? They started the season with much fanfare, having ... More >>

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    February 15, 2012


    Will the Nets get revenge on the Knicks?

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    December 21, 2011


    New York Knicks host Boston Celtics

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    December 1, 2011

    Live: Swizz Beatz Brings Out T.I., DMX's Brother And Some Other Guys At The IAC Building

    Swizz Beatz IAC Building Wednesday, November 30 Better than: Ja Rule's acting in The Fast and the Furious. It seems cruel that as the recession continues to hit the "snooze" button, Swizz Beatz has picked up yet another job, another paycheck. He is the luxe James Franco, collecting 1099s like pass ... More >>

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    November 19, 2011

    Unemployed NBA Players Attempt to Help Obama Avoid Similar Fate

    ​While all NBA games are effectively cancelled until at least mid-December, a lucky few will be able to watch some top ballers in action--if they're willing to donate to the Obama Victory Fund. The first annual "Obama Classic" will feature current NBA stars, retired players, and even a few wom ... More >>

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    June 17, 2011

    Chris Christie and Roger Ailes Have a Secret Relationship; It Sucks to Work For AOL

    ​Fox News boss Roger Ailes loves Chris Christie and has made no secret of his desire for the New Jersey governor to run for president in 2012. Christie maintains that he's 100% not running this time around, though that hasn't stopped a relationship from blooming between the powerful Republican ... More >>

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    April 26, 2011

    Knicks Castoffs Shaking Up NBA Playoffs

    ​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 >>

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    April 20, 2011

    Valiant Losses? Here's Why the Knicks Shouldn't Even Be Playing

    ​Let's put the Knicks' postseason performance so far into perspective. Yes, Melo's dazzling performance in Tuesday's night game -- not just the 4 points but the 17 rebounds and six assists, not to mention the 13 points in a row -- was the most memorable Knicks night in several years. And yes, ... More >>

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    March 16, 2011

    Derek Jeter The Best NY Athlete of All Time? Really?

    ​In 1975, a survey representing America's biggest rock and roll stations asked several thousand listeners to name the greatest rock and roll record of all time. The Beatles, you might guess? Stones? Beach Boys? Stevie Wonder? Maybe Elvis? Or The Supremes? None of the above. According to those ... More >>

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    March 8, 2011

    Knicks Show Off A Passing Game!

    ​Here's a statistic that jumped out of the Knicks box score in last night's blowout win against the Utah Jazz, which may bode well for the long-beleaguered team: 32. As in 32 assists. That's right, the team with Amare' Stoudemire (12 for 15, 31 points) and Carmelo Anthony (pictured at right), ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011

    Nets Outscore the Knicks on 'Melo's Big Night

    ​"Defense," Carmelo Anthony told reporters at his first New York press conference yesterday, "I want to really focus in on that. All that takes is a lot of effort. Once we get everyone to buy into that mentality, we're good to go." Thus the first superstar in a long time to choose New York man ... More >>

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    February 23, 2011

    Live: Lady Gaga, Loopy And Triumphant At Madison Square Garden

    Lady Gaga Madison Square Garden Tuesday, February 22 Better than: Carmelo Anthony's Knicks debut, probably. She has attention-span issues, Lady Gaga. Maybe you knew this already. For some of us, though, it's a slower realization -- something not immediately evident until, say, one observes her w ... More >>

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    February 22, 2011

    Carmelo Anthony to the Knicks: Was the Price Too Steep?

    ​So now that Melomania has reached its peak, it might be time to reflect on whether or not the Knicks made a good deal. Last Friday ESPN's Stephen A. Smith probably expressed the sentiments of most Knicks fans when he wrote "When you have a chance to get one of the top five players in the ga ... More >>

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    December 18, 2006

    Knicks Fight: Half-Truths and Consequences

    The Big Fight, available for now on Quick poll: What was your reaction to watching the Knicks-Nuggets fight Saturday night? A) Shook your head and mournfully intoned, "This is another black eye for the NBA. Sickening. Just a disgusting display." B) Exclaimed, "Thuggery!" and fain ... More >>

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    June 22, 2006
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    November 29, 2005

    The New Mixtape

    DVD magazines released straight to the street turn crime kingpins into hip-hop heroes

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    November 2, 2005
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    August 17, 2004

    Jingo Bells

    Prime-time pride, manly girls vs. girly girls and fear of a black dream team

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    April 15, 2003

    Another Roll of the McDyess

    The Blurry Vision Thing

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    April 8, 2003