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Mike Woodson Prefers Having J.R. Smith Come off Bench

The New York Knicks are a fairly deep team and they have reserves on their roster that have the full potential to be starters. One of those players is J.R. Smith, but Knicks coach Mike Woodson likes where he has his back-up shooting guard. Although Smith is one of the explosive scorers in the NBA and is surely starting material, Woodson likes what Smith brings the Knicks off the bench. Smith expressed his d ...

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Carmelo Anthony Shows Confidence in Raymond Felton

The New York Knicks and the Denver Nuggets conducted a block-buster trade in 2011 that sent Carmelo Anthony to the Knicks and Raymond Felton to the Nuggets. The Knicks finally got the superstar they wanted, but they had to relinquish Felton, a free-agent they had signed the summer before. The Knicks did not want to give up Felton in the the deal, but they could not land Anthony without including their point ...

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Carmelo Anthony Beginning to Trust Teammates “A Lot More”

The New York Knicks are hoping to make a deep playoff run in 2013 and their star Carmelo Anthony is preparing himself to become a true leader. Anthony has been criticized for the lack of trust in his teammates and his one dimensional game; however, the All-Star is looking to fix both of those weaknesses. Anthony has already expressed a desire to become a more all-around player and he is working on improving ...

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Marcus Camby Surprised With Knicks’ Three-Year Offer

The New York Knicks are the oldest team in the NBA and one of their off-season acquisitions was signing Marcus Camby. Camby was a member of the Knicks before, but at 38 years old, this may be the last team the long-time veteran plays for. The Knicks signed Camby to a three-yeal contract worth $13,1 million. Camby will receive $9.2 million in guaranteed money in the first two seasons, but the Knicks can opt ...

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Rasheed Wallace Still Not in Basketball Shape

Rasheed Wallace has ended his retirement by signing a deal with the New York Knicks, but that doesn't mean the 38-year old forward is ready to play in the NBA. The Knicks began their training camp a short while ago and with their first pre-season game fast approaching, it is clear that Wallace is still not in basketball shape. Wallace has been absent from the NBA for two years and it will take some time for ...

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Marcus Camby out 7-10 Days With Calf Strain

New York Knicks center Marcus Camby will be sidelined seven to ten days with a strained left calf, ESPN New York reports. Camby, now 38 years old, did not participate in the Knicks' practice on Friday and an MRI later revealed the strain. Although Camby is anticipating an exciting 82-game season with the Knicks, he is getting up there in age and it will take some time for him to recover from injuries. Camby ...

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Tyson Chandler Calls Jeremy Lin “Inexperienced”

The New York Knicks were the center of the sports world last season thanks to an undrafted guard out of Harvard. Everyone remembers Jeremy Lin and the phenomenon that will be forever known as "Linsanity." Lin was the face of the Knicks for quite some time and with Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire sidelined due to injury, Lin was the centerpiece to the Knicks' offense. During "Linsanity," Lin developed ...

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J.R. Smith: I Would Rather Be a Starter

J.R. Smith is one of the most explosive players in the NBA. His range is essentially unlimited and there are times when he single-handedly guided his team to victory. Smith has the ability to score in bunches and when he catches fire, the opponent is in deep trouble. However, despite all Smith brings to the table, the Knicks still have him coming off the bench. When Smith signed with New York after his stin ...

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Kurt Thomas: I Never Think About Retiring

At 40 years old, most people have a hard time going outside for a walk or a run. However, at 40, Kurt Thomas is still competing with some of the world's best athletes. The New York Knicks forward may be older than every single one of his teammates, but he is still looking forward to playing another 82-game season. Despite the fact that Thomas has played 17 years in the league, the forward is not looking at ...

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Mike Woodson Wants Knicks to Value Home-Court

There is no question that home-court advantage is one of the most important things to possess in the post-season. Every team is aiming to claim a top seed in the their respective conferences and once the playoffs come along, everyone wants to have the advantage. The New York Knicks will be playing in the extremely competitive Atlantic Division and there is a chance that four of the five teams make the post- ...

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