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News Articles

J.R. Smith: Knicks ‘stopped competing’ late in game

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — J.R. Smith spoke in a whisper, but his words were loud in their significance, biting criticism of his Knicks teammates in their no-show of a home opener. He basically said...
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Starting Stoudemire sign of indecisiveness by rookie coach

NY Post (George Willis) — For a while Derek Fisher looked like a genius, a modern-day Zen Master. His late insertion of Amar’e Stoudemire into the starting lineup for Wednesday night’s season opener against the...
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Knicks flip flop, decide not to play still-sore Calderon

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Jose Calderon was playing, then he wasn’t. At 6:30 p.m., rookie coach Derek Fisher told the assembled media his starting point guard was good to go. A half hour later,...
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Pau Gasol: ‘Possible’ brother Marc could land with Knicks

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Pau Gasol passed on the Knicks, but that doesn’t mean his younger brother Marc will. Next summer, Grizzles center Marc Gasol, a versatile and supremely talented 7-foot center, will be...
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Isola: Swift defeat for Carmelo Anthony & Co., who seem out of tune in Knicks opening loss

NY Daily News (Frank Isola) — A couple of the half dozen acts James Dolan hired for opening night were straight out of the ’90s while Phil Jackson’s breathlessly overhyped triangle offense was lucky to break 70. So here’s your...
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Knicks Insider: For Amar'e Stoudemire, a surprising nod

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — One announcement was made early and one came at the last minute, but the Knicks’ opening-night lineup was a case of “surprise, surprise.”
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Knicks' Shane Larkin wishes he could forget first career start

NY Daily News (MITCH ABRAMSON) — It wasn’t the best of circumstances to make his NBA starting debut, but Shane Larkin swears it wasn’t a big deal. Barely two hours before the start of the Knicks-Bulls game, Larkin received a...
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Bulls’ Derrick Rose makes healthy NBA return from ACL tear in win over Knicks at Garden

NY Daily News (JUSTIN TASCH) — The returning Derrick Rose had plenty of time to take in the atmosphere at the Garden Wednesday night as he sat on the bench for the entire fourth quarter of Chicago’s 104-80 blowout win over the...
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Knicks Juggle Starting Lineup, Then Drop Opener

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — The Bulls stormed past the Knicks, 104-80, to spoil Derek Fisher’s coaching debut and snuff some of his team’s early optimism.
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Knicks routed by Bulls in season opener

$Newsday The night started with a video of Phil Jackson talking about what it takes to win, and saying how this could be the start of something "special.'' It certainly didn't look that way on opening...
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However long road to success was before, it seems longer after tipoff

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The first boos of the young season officially cascaded down from the Garden roof with 4 minutes and 7 seconds left in the third quarter. Taj Gibson had just given...
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For Carmelo Anthony and Knicks, excitement of season opener ends with a reality check

$Newsday Just in case Carmelo Anthony's choice was not evident when he arrived Wednesday wearing white rather than red, there he was in a video on the big scoreboard during an early timeout, jogging around...
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Knicks begin new era getting blasted by Bulls

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Square, octagon, hexagon, circle. The system may not matter. This collection of Knicks players looked that they just may not be good enough this season. Worse than getting outclassed, 104-80,...
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Tri-MANGLE Offense! Knicks can't score on opening night, suffer 24-point blowout loss to Bulls

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — There are three sides to every story, and to every triangle, but only one of them usually represents the truth. The Knicks certainly weren’t telling false tales when they maintained throughout...
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Amar'e Stoudemire makes surprise start for Knicks

$Newsday In a bit of a surprise, Amar'e Stoudemire -- and not Carmelo Anthony -- addressed the crowd at the Garden Wednesday night before the Knicks' season opener.
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LeBron’s second act with Cavs opens as NBA’s biggest spectacle

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — CLEVELAND — The homecoming this city thought about, hoped for and dreamed of is about to arrive. LeBron James leads his latest band of merry men into an official NBA...
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A New State of Mind at the Garden

NY Times (WILLIAM C. RHODEN) — The Knicks’ players say they are excited about the new season, but can Phil Jackson’s changes win over the fans?
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Amar'e Stoudemire, Shane Larkin surprise starters in Knicks' opener

$Newsday The Knicks had two surprise starters in their lineup when they opened the season against the Bulls on Wednesday night.
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No ill will from Bulls about Melo rejection

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — The Bulls don’t hold a grudge against Carmelo Anthony for remaining with the Knicks rather than signing with them this past summer. In fact, they love their team as constituted....
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LeBron on opening against Carmelo in Cleveland: ‘How it should be’

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — CLEVELAND – You’ve got to figure LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony plan on better games than the first time they had a homecoming of sorts here. On Nov. 5, 2003,...
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Blog Articles

How would you grade Derek Fisher’s first game as head coach?

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — Having said that, how would you grade Derek Fisher’s first game as head coach? His team was not prepared to succeed with the triangle offense on opening night, but should that be considered...
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Pau: 'Possible' Marc Gasol becomes Knick

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Pau Gasol turned the Knicks down in free agency this summer. But he told reporters on Wednesday that it's "possible" his brother could end up in the Big Apple. Marc Gasol, Pau's younger brother,...
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SportsNite: Derek Fisher on Knicks’ opener

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — GEICO SportsNite has reaction from Derek Fisher after the Knicks’ season-opening loss to the Bulls at the Garden on Wednesday night. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…
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Bulls 104, Knicks 80

Knicker Blogger (Robert Silverman) — Chicago Bulls 104 Final Recap | Box Score 80 New York Knicks Amar’e Stoudemire, PF Shot Chart 24 MIN | 5-9 FG | 2-2 FT | 8 REB | 0 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK...
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Bulls 104, Knicks 80: "What I expected...doesn’t make it any easier to watch."

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — The Knicks ' offense is going to take a long time to coalesce. Their defense will probably just suck. The Bulls will probably have one of the best defenses in the league. Their offense might...
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Knicks get drilled by 24 on Opening Night as LeBron, Cavs await

theKNICKSblog.com (Adam Zagoria) — The Knicks got drilled by 24 points in their season-opener Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, drawing some boos from an unhappy home crowd in the process. Now they face the prospect of...
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Bulls 104, Knicks 80; Triangle debut a dud

ESPN (Ian Begley) — As far as opening acts go, this one was pretty awful. The Knicks looked disjointed on offense and couldn’t get enough stops on defense, losing 104-80 to Chicago in their season opener....
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Recap: Bulls 104, Knicks 80

theKNICKSblog.com (John F. Silver) — Result: The Bulls coasted to an opening night road win over the Knicks at MSG 104-80 on Wednesday night in New York. Need to know: The debut of Derek Fisher as head coach and the triangle offense...
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Final Score: Bulls 104, Knicks 80

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Well hey, that sucked! Welcome back, Knicks! Heyyyyy so maybe a visit from what might be the league's best defense wasn't a great idea for opening night of the Triangle offense. New York's sets...
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Larkin to get start in opener

theKNICKSblog.com (John F. Silver) — Shane Larkin, acquired during the summer in the deal that sent Tyson Chandler to the Mavericks, will get the start in the Knicks’ season opener against the Bulls on Wednesday night in place...
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Tonight’s Game: Bulls at Knicks

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — The Knicks and Bulls kick off their 2014-15 season on Wednesday night at MSG. The game is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. Andrea Bargnani will not play for the Knicks with a strained right hamstring,...
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It's the 2014-2015 season. Let's be Knicks fans.

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — The Knicks begin a basketball season tonight. It's the 69th time they'll do that (nice), and the 8th time they'll do that since P&T started. I propose we watch all the games and talk about them...
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2015 Season Preview: Optimist vs. Pessimist

Knicker Blogger (Mike Kurylo) — Pessimist: Hey buddy, it’s my favorite time of year! Optimist: Yeah. Pessimist: Oooohhh boy!!! We’re on the cusp of a new Knicks season, or as I call it Pessimist Christmas. Optimist:...
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With new season here, fans continue to wait on the Knicks

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — As they sacrificed talents like Jamal Crawford and Zach Randolph along the way, New York prepared for the long-awaited summer of 2010. With cap space for up to two maximum contracts, the team...
  • 23 hr 23 min ago
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Knicks' three keys to unlock playoff berth

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Phil Jackson thinks the New York Knicks are a playoff team. So does Carmelo Anthony. If those two are to be proven right, certain things have to fall in place for New York. Here's a look at three...
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The Back-to-Back From Heck: Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — These are two tough games. The Knicks should try to win them both. The New York Knicks are a team in transition -- far from a finished product -- and the schedule-makers did them no favors to...
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Knicks look to regain magic of 1999 team

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — No matter where he travels in the world, Allan Houston is pretty much reminded by someone about his game-winning shot against the Miami Heat.The former New York Knicks guard has heard countless...
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$50,000 one-day fantasy basketball contest

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — To celebrate the start of the NBA season, The Knicks Blog is offering you a great opportunity to win a share of $50,000 by picking a fantasy basketball team for Wednesday night. All you have to do...
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SportsNite: Fisher, Knicks excited

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Derek Fisher, Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire talk about the Knicks’ upcoming season opener and executing the triangle offense. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…
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The Knickerblogger Podcast, Episode X: A Season Preview with Chris Herring

Knicker Blogger (bgibberman) — BAAAAAAAAAAAAASSSSSKKKKKKKKKKKKETTTTTBALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!! (Hold on, I’m out of breath here. Whew! I did not show up in shape for training camp. Not even close to being in the...
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