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Hamstring strain likely to force Bargnani to miss Knicks’ opener

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Andrea Bargnani said he’s not sure when he will return from a right hamstring strain and admitted he’s frustrated by the injury. When two reporters from Italy interviewed him after...
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Bondy: There is no triangle for defense, which could be Knicks' big problem

NY Daily News (Filip Bondy) — Six days until the opener and the Knicks are starting to look very familiar — and not necessarily in a good way. In brief: Carmelo Anthony is shooting a lot and scoring many points on isolations,...
  • New: 9 hr 12 min ago
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Carmelo hits game-winner, but it’s only preseason

NY Post (Marc Berman) — There weren’t any final-second game-winners from Carmelo Anthony during last season’s wreckage, but the Knicks superstar set a sweet tone for 2014-15 — even if it’s preseason. Anthony broke a...
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Phil Jackson gives his critique of all Knicks players

$Newsday Phil Jackson said passing isn't a strength of Carmelo Anthony's, and he wants J.R. Smith to play smarter, and Amar'e Stoudemire to defend and rebound more.
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Derek Fisher still searching for rotation as Knicks beat Wizards

NY Daily News (MITCH ABRAMSON) — The Knicks are just days away from opening the regular-season against the Chicago Bulls and yet two of the team’s likely starters are still nursing injuries.
  • New: 11 hr 33 min ago
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Phil Jackson breaks down the Knicks roster, player by player

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Phil Jackson views J.R. Smith as the Knicks’ best athlete, is worried about Amar’e Stoudemire’s and Jose Calderon’s defense and Carmelo Anthony’s passing, acknowledged Iman...
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What GMs are saying about Carmelo’s Knicks and rest of NBA

NY Post (Tim Bontemps) — The Knicks may not have much success on the court this season, but Carmelo Anthony still has the respect of the NBA’s general managers. NBA.com released its annual GM survey...
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Knicks don't fare well in NBA's GM survey

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — The NBA's general managers certainly don't have much faith that Phil Jackson's retooled Knicks can win the Atlantic Division.
  • 19 hr 37 min ago
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Van Gundy snipes at Jackson’s triangle but praises Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Jeff Van Gundy says the Knicks will make the playoffs — but it won’t be because of the triangle offense. In a conference call to promote ESPN’s coverage of the...
  • 19 hr 46 min ago
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Carmelo Anthony among the best in NBA GM survey

$Newsday In the annual NBA general managers survey, Carmelo Anthony's name appears under several bests and mosts, but it usually shows up after LeBron James and Kevin Durant.
  • 22 hr 27 min ago
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The night Willis Reed punched all the Lakers

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — Knicks all-timer Willis Reed’s most famous moment came when the injured center hit two shots to catapult a Game 7 win over the Lakers in the 1970 NBA Finals. In...
  • 22 hr 43 min ago
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Phil Jackson backs Flea over ESPN’s scathing Kobe story

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Flea and Knicks president Phil Jackson have formed an unlikely duo in their defense of Kobe Bryant against a scathing ESPN story on the Lakers...
  • 22 hr 43 min ago
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Knicks season opener in doubt for banged-up Andrea Bargnani

NY Daily News (FRANK ISOLA) — Derek Fisher may have more faith in Andrea Bargnani than the big Italian has in himself. With the Oct. 29 season opener against the Chicago Bulls on the horizon, Fisher refused to rule Bargnani...
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Injured Andrea Bargnani might not be ready for Knicks' opener

$Newsday As Derek Fisher experiments with different lineup configurations in advance of next week's regular-season opener, the lingering absence of Andrea Bargnani has added an untimely wrinkle into the...
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Knicks’ big plans for Andrea Bargnani already gone awry

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With a preseason that’s starting to resemble a disappointment, Knicks coach Derek Fisher admitted there’s a definite chance Andrea Bargnani won’t be ready for the season opener against the Bulls...
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How the Knicks could benefit from a revised NBA draft lottery

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The NBA’s Board of Governors will vote on a proposed change to the draft lottery Wednesday that could have a beneficial effect on the Knicks and other big-market clubs. Opponents...
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Knicks Insider: Jose Calderon the latest injury

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — Imported point guard Jose Calderon left Monday’s preseason loss to the Bucks early in the first quarter with a strained right calf and did not return. 'We’re not sure at this moment, but it’s not...
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Bondy: Jason Kidd finds fertile ground with Bucks while Derek still Fishin'

NY Daily News (Filip Bondy) — Milwaukee is very different from Brooklyn for Jason Kidd, twice as lucrative and with a far greater upside in the standings. He would never admit it, because Kidd doesn’t admit much of anything,...
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‘I feel like I’m 19 again': Amar’e Stoudemire is back

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The joy is back for Amar’e Stoudemire. And no, it’s not because he’s been sampling his red wine baths. Rather, Stoudemire feels healthy and with that health comes a feeling...
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Knicks’ shiny new defense gives up 120 points to Bucks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The most alarming news of Monday night figured to be Jose Calderon’s calf injury that forced him out for good, limping to the locker room, after just four minutes. But...
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Blog Articles

Bargnani undergoes MRI on hamstring

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Andrea Bargnani had an MRI on his ailing hamstring, he told Italian reporters (New York Post, Oct. 23). Bargnani has missed every game since the preseason opener with a tight right hamstring....
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SportsNite: Knicks on win, progress

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Carmelo Anthony and Derek Fisher talk about Wednesday night’s win as well as the progress the team has made in the preseason. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…
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Preseason- Knicks 103, Wizards 100: "We won a close game"

Posting and Toasting (Jonathan Schulman) — At times an ugly affair, but this popsicle didn't melt. It must be getting cold. It must be about that time. The NBA's opening night is so close, I can taste it! Going into Wednesday's game, the...
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Pre-Knicks 103, Pre-Wizards 100

Knicker Blogger (Mike Kurylo) — We’re creeping ever closer to actual, this-actually-counts basketball, folks. Tonight, it even felt like there was something at stake, you could get into the rhythms and pace of a regular season...
  • New: 9 hr 34 min ago
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Fisher 'still searching' for Knicks' starting 5

ESPN (Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com) — NEW YORK -- Derek Fisher says he's fine with the uncertainty, but you wonder how he can be. His New York Knicks now have less than a week to go before they play for real. They have just one more...
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Preseason Final Score: Knicks 103, Wizards 100

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Hey, that was actually fun! Weird 'n' sloppy, but fun. And the Knicks got a couple big shots and a stop down the stretch! Here's Carmelo Anthony's game-winner,  via @gifdsports : That felt...
  • New: 11 hr 46 min ago
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Game Recap: Knicks 103 – Wizards 100

theKNICKSblog.com (Danny Abriano) — Recap: Behind a 31-point fourth quarter, the Knicks topped the Wizards on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. Need to Know: With the game tied at 100 and 13.9 seconds remaining, Carmelo...
  • New: 11 hr 51 min ago
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ESPN.com: From Phil Jackson’s Point of View

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — Charley Rosen had an excellent piece on ESPN.com today (tip of the hat to alsep73 for the link) where he got Phil Jackson to post his candid views on each member of the Knicks’ roster, even...
  • 15 hr 37 min ago
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Phil Jackson gives player-by-player scouting report on his Knicks

ESPN (Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com) — Carmelo Anthony is the New York Knicks' "only certified All-Star." Andrea Bargnani will thrive in the triangle. J.R. Smith "has to learn the difference between a good shot and a bad shot," and...
  • 18 hr 7 min ago
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The Knicks Blog Podcast: Derek Fisher’s rotation

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Anthony Donahue and Moke Hamilton react to Carmelo Anthony’s comments about the Triangle offense and Amar’e Stoudemire’s use of red wine. Plus, the guys chat with the lead writer...
  • 18 hr 20 min ago
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Knicks get no love in NBA.com GM poll

ESPN (Danny Knobler) — Were you surprised that Carmelo Anthony re-signed with the New York Knicks last summer? At least one NBA general manager was. We can't tell you which one, because NBA.com's annual survey of league...
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Jeff Van Gundy: Knicks can make playoffs

ESPN (Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com) — Some preseason forecasts have the New York Knicks missing the playoffs for a second straight season. Not Jeff Van Gundy's. "Yes, I think they'll make the playoffs," the former Knicks coach and...
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Things we learned from Phil Jackson's candid comments on every Knick

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Phil Jackson gave Charley Rosen an extended comment on *every single* Knicks player from training camp. It's interesting and unlike anything we've ever seen from the Knicks before. Dad reveals...
  • 22 hr 1 min ago
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Examining Phil Jackson’s influence on Knicks’ glory days

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — But ironically enough, despite winning eleven championship rings by preaching the triangle offense to his players as a coach, he wasn’t known for putting the ball in the basket as a player....
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Let's watch Willis Reed beat up all the Lakers

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Perhaps the rarest, most prized footage showcased in  When The Garden Was Eden on ESPN Tuesday night was tape of the final seconds of the Knicks' relatively underwhelming 1973 Championship...
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Fish pleased with 'unselfish' Knicks offense

ESPN (Ian Begley) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Derek Fisher knows some people think Carmelo Anthony is too selfish to fit into the triangle offense. He knows others believe there’s no way J.R. Smith can thrive in an...
  • 23 hr 44 min ago
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SportsNite: Knicks unsure of starters

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Knicks head coach Derek Fisher talks about the uncertainty of his opening-night lineup due to a number of injuries. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…
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Bargs status for opener up in air

ESPN (Ian Begley) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Here’s what we know about Andrea Bargnani: He hasn’t played in a game since Oct. 8 because of a hamstring injury. He didn’t practice on Tuesday and...
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Knicks need healthy Calderon to lead

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. –- Jose Calderon says his calf injury is nothing to worry about. Calderon left in the first quarter of the Knicks’ 120-107 loss to the Bucks after just four minutes....
  • 1 day 15 hr ago
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