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Miami Heat Will Face Oklahoma City Thunder in NBA Finals

The Miami Heat, the same team that eliminated the New York Knicks in the first round, will play the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2012 NBA Finals. The Thunder hold the home-court advantage in this series, with the first two games in Oklahoma City, the next three in Miami and the final two back in Oklahoma. Note: All start times Eastern Tuesday, June 12- Miami Heat at Oklahoma City Thunder, 9 p.m. (ABC) Thurs ...

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NBA to Host ‘Social Media Awards’

On June 20th, NBA TV will host the first annual 'Social Media Awards' at 9 p.m. EST. The award show will celebrate players and teams who interacted with their fans via social media. The NBA is big on sites like Facebook and Twitter, and this show aims to give recognition. The award show will be hosted by 15-time All-Star and current TNT analyst Shaquille O'Neal  and his former Laker teammate Rick Fox. There ...

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Iman Shumpert’s Recovery Going Well

New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert injured his knee during the first round of the 2012 Playoffs, and was sidelined for the remainder of the season. With Shumpert out, the Knicks lost a valuable defensive presence and eventually lost the series in five games. Shumpert tore his ACL during the game, and he has been working to get back on the court ever since. As of this point, everything is going according to ...

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Smith Would Like to Return if Money Stays the Same

J.R. Smith would like to return to the New York Knicks for the 2012-13 season as long as the money he made this season remains the same for the next. Smith has a $2.5 million option with the Knicks, but if he opts out of his contract he can make much more money elsewhere.  Other teams would definitely pay extra to get Smith's offensive explosion, a salary much higher than the $2.5 million with the Knicks. S ...

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Mike Woodson Says Jeremy Lin Will Be Starter

New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson says that point guard Jeremy Lin will be the starter for the Knicks next season. Lin's 2011-12 season came to an abrupt end due to a knee injury, but he should be ready to go before the next season begins. This would mean that Lin will be re-signed by the New York Knicks and that the front office will not add a high caliber point guard this off-season. The Knicks did not h ...

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Too ‘Hard’ For Anthony to Watch NBA Playoffs

The New York Knicks were ousted out of the 2012 NBA Playoffs in the first round by the Miami Heat, a team that is still battling for the NBA title. Although many NBA players follow the post-season even when their teams are out, the superstars always have struggles seeing another squad raise the trophy. Carmelo Anthony still has many close friends in the playoffs, but he admits that it is hard for him to wat ...

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Carmelo Anthony Still Confident in Team USA

USA Men's Basketball is ready to defend its Olympic Gold Medal in London this summer, but it will have to do it with a few key names missing. Players like Derrick Rose and Dwight Howard are very likely to miss the Olympics this summer due to injuries, which means others will have to fill the void. New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will once again compete in the Summer Games, and he believes the squad ...

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Carmelo Anthony Excited for New Start with Woodson

The New York Knicks will be going into training camp with their nucleus intact and a chance to grow with coach Mike Woodson. The Knicks did not have a lot of time to prepare for the 2011-12 season due to the lockout, and they had a change in the locker-room towards the end of the season. However, Carmelo Anthony is excited to work with Mike Woodson and he expects great things for the team. Anthony understan ...

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Amar’e Stoudemire Gets Engaged

New York Knicks star forward Amar'e Stoudemire proposed to Alexis Welch, the mother of his three children, in Paris Saturday night. Stoudemire asked Welch for her hand in marriage while overlooking the Eiffel Tower at a hotel suite around 11 p.m. local time. Stoudemire spent the day with Welch touring Paris and he surprised her with a dinner after the activities. "I have been planning my proposal for a whil ...

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Cousin of Knicks Legend, Orlando Woolridge, Passes Away

Orlando Woolridge, cousin of New York Knicks legend Willis Reed, passed away at the age of 52 at his parents' home in Louisiana. Woolridge had been under hospice care for a chronic heart condition Woolridge played two seasons for the Nets and spent a total of 13 years in the NBA. He played 94 games for the Nets and in that time he averaged 19.8 points and 50.7 percent shooting from the field. Our thoughts a ...

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