Where Do New York Knicks Stand in Eastern Conference Hierarchy?

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Last year’s New York Knicks wildly exceeded expectations and finished the year with the second-best record in the Eastern Conference. While they were never exactly on the level of the Miami Heat, they had established themselves as one of the […]

5 Reasons Why New York Knicks Will Have A Better Record Than Brooklyn Nets

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With JR Smith’s Suspension, Tim Hardaway Jr Needs to Step Up Early For New York Knicks

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Reigning Sixth Man of the Year J.R. Smith’s return date from offseason knee surgery is still unknown, and he’s added a five-game suspension on top of that. With last season’s second-leading scorer inactive at the start of the season for […]

The New York Knicks Should Keep Starting Carmelo Anthony at Power Forward

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Last year, the New York Knicks shocked the NBA by starting Carmelo Anthony at power forward for the entire season. He had previously spent the bulk of his playing time at small forward and had even professed a distaste for […]

New York Knicks Should Avoid Playing Amar’e Stoudemire and Andrea Bargnani Together

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Assuming the New York Knicks use the same starting lineup they used at the end of last season, newly-acquired Andrea Bargnani and a slightly healthier Amar’e Stoudemire could provide quite a bit of scoring punch off the bench. Stoudemire’s athleticism […]

Toronto Raptors 2013 Player Profile: Landry Fields

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In 2010, the New York Knicks selected Landry Fields with the ninth pick of the second round. That a player who led the then Pac-10 in both scoring and rebounding could slip all the way to the second round of […]

Minnesota Timberwolves 2013 Player Profile: Alexey Shved

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Last season, the Minnesota Timberwolves brought in Alexey Shved, then a relative unknown to most American basketball fans, from Russia’s CSKA Moscow on a three-year contract. He had previously played on Russia’s national team at the 2012 Olympics, helping lead them […]

2013 Minnesota Timberwolves Player Profile: Nikola Pekovic

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Nikola Pekovic is one of basketball’s very best centers, but has had an unfortunate lack of media coverage (aside from internet memes based on his surly appearance and love of meat) because he plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves. That could […]

New York Knicks 2013 Player Profile: Tyson Chandler

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Tyson Chandler joined the New York Knicks in 2011 after Mark Cuban unexpectedly decided not to keep his Dallas Mavericks’ championship core together for one more run. With the Chandler signing, he was set to be the final piece to the […]

Denver Nuggets 2013 Player Profile: Timofey Mozgov

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Timofey Mozgov broke into the NBA in 2010, when the New York Knicks signed him to a free agent contract, seemingly out of nowhere. The Russian big man would surprisingly go on to start in 14 of the 34 games […]

New York Knicks 2013 Player Profile: Kenyon Martin

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Last season, the New York Knicks signed Kenyon Martin midseason to back up starting center Tyson Chandler and provide some sorely-needed frontcourt depth. The former No. 1 draft pick was coming off a disappointing season with the Los Angeles Clippers and was a free agent for much of […]

New York Knicks 2013 Player Profile: JR Smith

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J.R. Smith, the reigning NBA Sixth Man of the Year, is one of the New York Knicks’ most exciting players, but he can also be one of the most frustrating. Smith is immensely talented and extremely athletic, but over the […]