New York Knicks: News Articles
NY Post (MARK HALE) —
INDIANAPOLIS — The shots just kept coming from Iman Shumpert. They kept going in. But it wasn’t enough.In the Knicks’ 106-99 season-ending Game 6 loss to the Pacers last night, it was Shumpert who delivered a surge that nearly saved the Knicks’ season. Midway through the third quarter, Shumpert...
NY Post (FRED KERBER) —
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s Lance Stephenson had an atrocious Game 5 against the Knicks. And the Brooklyn product did it in his home city, at the Garden.He promised to do better in Game 6. Rarely has any promise been so fervently upheld.“He was the difference maker tonight,” Knicks coach...
Steve Popper reports from Indiana.
NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) —
A season in which he was praised for maturing into the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year ended with Smith most likely heading toward free agency on the heels of an unsightly shooting slump that was a prime factor in the Knicks getting eliminated by the Pacers in six games in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
NY Times (ZACH SCHONBRUN;) —
George Hill’s return in Game 6 from a concussion provided leadership and allowed Lance Stephenson, in particular, to go back to his more natural position.
NY Daily News (Mitch Lawrence) —
The big playoff showdown they talked about all season with the Miami Heat isn’t coming off, as the Knicks had their season come to a bitter end when they failed to get this series back to the Garden for a Game 7.
NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE, FRANK ISOLA) —
Amar’e Stoudemire knows his contract won’t allow him to go anywhere and he wants Mike Woodson to make a commitment to make a frontcourt of Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler work.
NY Times (ZACH SCHONBRUN) —
A steal was a key moment in the Pacers’ win, perhaps the biggest of Lance Stephenson’s young career.
NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) —
The Knicks had two consecutive second-round selections in the 2010 NBA draft, choosing Syracuse’s Andy Rautins and Stanford’s Landry Fields with the 38th and 39th picks.
NY Daily News (Mike Lupica) —
If you are looking for the one place in this game when everything changed, and this season really began to change into next season for the Knicks, it was when it was 92-92.
NY Times (HOWARD BECK) —
Despite Carmelo Anthony’s 39 points, the Knicks could not hang on in Game 6, falling to the Pacers in their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Indiana will face the Heat next.
The Pacers simply played harder than the Knicks as they fought to the finish for a 106-99 victory. They ended the Eastern Conference semifinal series in six games and head to a meeting with the Miami Heat that the Knicks seemed to believe they were predestined to attend.
NY Post (MARC BERMAN) —
Charles Wenzelberg/New York PostCarmelo Anthony and the Knicks saw their season end in Game 6 against the Pacers.INDIANAPOLIS — Carmelo Anthony was finally having his bust-out game, carrying 35 points into the fourth quarter. But Melo went bust and the Knicks season officially went bust down the stretch as...
NY Daily News (FRANK ISOLA) —
Forget about a Game 7 at Madison Square Garden. And you can forget about a trip to Miami as well. The Knicks championship drought is now at 40 years and counting after the Indiana Pacers, tougher and smarter throughout the series, defeated Mike Woodson’s team 106-99 to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals.
Al Iannazzone looks at five questions facing the Knicks this offseason