Carmelo: "I want to come back...I also want to win."
Carmelo: "I want to come back...I also want to win."
Newsday "Carmelo Anthony wore a red baseball cap with the letters "NY" on the front and talked about wanting to remain a Knick. But Anthony also sounded tormented about not being in the playoffs for the first time in his 11-year career He called it "embarrassing" and "a failure," and said he wants to..." April 17
New York Daily News "The Knicks' season officially ended on Wednesday but it was doomed in early December when James Dolan vetoed a trade for Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry. Dolan, the Chairman of Madison Square Garden, was reluctant to give up a first round pick to the Raptors especially since Toronto GM..." April 17
New York Post "The Knicks finished out their disappointing campaign with a four straight victories as they rallied from a 21-point first-half deficit Wednesday night to beat the Raptors 95-92 in their season finale at the Garden. The Knicks finished 37-45 to miss the playoffs for the first time in four..." April 17
New York Post "Mike Woodson said he still hopes to talk to Phil Jackson about remaining as head coach next season, but wouldn’t say if he will help the Knicks team president conduct exit meetings Thursday and Friday with the players. Woodson said he’d like to find out his status “soon” and he likely will in..." April 17
Lamar Odom's contract w/Knicks is a 2-year deal, per source. Second year is nonguaranteed.
Woodson says no Felton, no Tyson tonight.
New York Daily News "If Carmelo Anthony indeed has played his final game as a Knick, this is a doubly painful way for his time in New York to end. The pending free agent was shut down by the going-home Knicks after an MRI on Tuesday revealed he has a small labrum tear in his right shoulder. Anthony bypassed..." April 16
New York Daily News "The Nets had an opportunity to achieve some clarity in their playoff mess, a chance to clinch the fifth seed against an eliminated Knicks squad without Carmelo Anthony. Instead, they were embarrassed for the second time in two weeks on Tuesday night, 109-98, further muddying their playoff..." April 16
New York Post "If Knicks president Phil Jackson is more concerned with 2015 free agency than the 2014-15 season, center Tyson Chandler acknowledged this may not be the right place for him. The Knicks, after missing the playoffs, have mapped out a blueprint to keep open cap space for the summer of 2015 while..." April 16
Knicks announce MRI shows Carmelo Anthony's right shoulder has a small tear to his labrum. No surgery is required at this time.
ESPN.com "Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are progressing toward a deal to sign veteran free agent Lamar Odom before the NBA regular season ends Wednesday, according to sources briefed on the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that the Knicks are on course, barring an unforeseen snag, to formally sign..." April 15
Woodson said Carmelo probably won't play tonight. Amar'e is a game-time decision. It's up to Amar'e if he wants to play.
New York Post "Amar’e Stoudemire might say “Shalom’’ to the NBA and play for his Israeli team in Jerusalem after his contract expires after next season, The Post has learned. Stoudemire is part of a four-man ownership group, including superagent Arn Tellem, that purchased 60 percent of Hapoel Jerusalem last..." April 15
Melo says he may get MRI on the shoulder in "next couple days." Shoulder felt good to start, but went "right back to what it was" during gm.
Newsday "Mike Woodson took the blame for the Knicks' failure to make the playoffs and apologized to their fans Sunday. "You can point the fingers in a lot of directions,'' he said. "At the end of the day, I'm the coach and I didn't get it done. It's just that simple. There's a lot of factors that came..." April 14
New York Post "For the first time all season, the Knicks played a game Sunday with an unfamiliar word attached to the situation. “It was a tough day, it was a tough night [Saturday] night,” said Carmelo Anthony, who like all the Knicks knew NBA reality had stuck a fork in their ever-so-slim playoff hopes on..." April 14
USA Today "As NBA projects go, the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics are at different stages of their respective rebuilds. The Knicks won 54 games last season and didn't see this sort of freefall coming, so owner James Dolan whipped out his checkbook and gave the legendary Phil..." April 13
New York Daily News "Carmelo Anthony recently approached a former Chicago Bulls player and asked a loaded question that should make Phil Jackson a little nervous. “What is it like to play for Thibs?” Anthony said. Anthony’s interest in Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau can be taken one of several ways. Anthony, who..." April 13
ESPN.com "The New York Knicks have expressed interest in signing veteran free agent Lamar Odom, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that the Knicks, at the behest of new team president Phil Jackson, have been looking into the possibility of signing Odom since the..." April 12
New York Post "There was little joy in the Knicks locker room when it was over. They live one more day, but it may be only one after getting no help from their rivals in Brooklyn. With four days to rehab his right shoulder and mind, Carmelo Anthony reeled off 30 points and Amar’e Stoudemire added 24 points..." April 12
New York Post "It could end mercifully and shamefully Friday in Toronto. And you could point to the Knicks’ crash beginning with Toronto, too. As the Knicks (33-45) face the Raptors (46-32) at Air Canada Centre in what could be the night that coach Mike Woodson’s team officially is eliminated from the..." April 12
.@carmeloanthony confirms he will play tonight vs. Raptors
Pro Basketball Talk "Mathematically the Knicks are still alive in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Of course, mathematically I have a shot at winning The Voice. Even though I can’t sing. The Knicks and I are in the same place — the Hawks magic number is two, the Knicks are mathematically alive but reality..." April 11
New York Post "Carmelo Anthony has gone from Mr. April to Mr. Ailing. Anthony was held out of the contact portion of practice Wednesday to rest his strained/bruised right shoulder, but he got up shots during the conditioning portion. The Knicks are hoping the four days off for Anthony will allow his shoulder..." April 10
Knicks say Carmelo Anthony is expected to play tomorrow against the Raptors. There was no practice today.
New York Post "Former Knick Ron Artest’s baby mama is calling foul, charging the baller with being a deadbeat dad. The NBA star, now named Metta World Peace, is refusing to pay his son’s Brooklyn private-school tuition, according to a new lawsuit by the boy’s mother. Jeron Artest, 13, won a coveted spot at..." April 10
New York Post "You’re in a huge market and your NBA team, the Knicks, once seen as a potential contender by those within the organization, pretty much stinks on ice all season. So you start looking for positives. There should be a good draft pick, a lottery choice in a year loaded with talent. OK, move on..." April 09
Knicks say Carmelo was limited in today's practice, and didn't take part in the contact portions of it.
New York Daily News "Former Knicks coach Larry Brown believes Mike Woodson hasn’t been “treated fairly” by the organization this season, adding that Phil Jackson should have taken over as coach to allow the lame-duck Woodson to leave the team “graciously.” “I’m sick about what’s happening with Michael (Woodson),”..." April 08
Pro Basketball Talk "Phil Jackson is going to reshape the Knicks front office in his image, of that there is no doubt. The only question is who will be sitting in what chair once the music stops. Steve Mills has been kept on as General Manager for now but he can’t feel a ton of job security at this point. Mills is..." April 07
Boston Globe "He is one of the all-time great enforcers, so imposing that half of the current crop of NBA players probably wouldn’t dare take on a 50-year-old Charles Oakley. Oakley is brutally honest, having played during a time when a flagrant foul was one that drew blood and knocked out teeth. The NBA of..." April 07
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Those speculators who loaded up on Miami Heat first-round NBA playoff tickets in hopes of a series against the New York Knicks? About as shrewd as the Knicks taking an all-or-nothing 3-point approach in what turned into a 102-91 loss to the Heat on Sunday afternoon at AmericanAirlines..." April 07
Pro Basketball Talk "J.R. Smith set an NBA record during Sunday’s loss to the Heat, and it’s one that most casual observers may have been surprised to hear that he didn’t already hold. Smith has been known as a shoot first, ask questions later type of player throughout his career, and shot himself into the record..." April 06
NBA.com "The New York Knicks’ playoff chances took three hits Friday night. Blow No. 1: The Atlanta Hawks crushed the Cleveland Cavaliers, tying New York with 33 wins. Blow No. 2: The Knicks lost a nail-biter to the Washington Wizards to fall two games behind the Hawks in the loss column. (Atlanta..." April 06
ESPN.com "Carmelo Anthony will have to try to get the New York Knicks into the playoffs with a sore right shoulder. The Knicks' star labored through a strained right shoulder and had just 10 points, eight rebounds, five assists and nine turnovers in a 90-89 loss to the Washington Wizards on Friday night..." April 05
New York Post "For a second time, Phil Jackson met with a former Laker at halftime during a game as Knicks president. This time, it was a sit-down with Lamar Odom during Wednesday’s Knicks-Nets game. The troubled Odom, 34, is sitting out this season after being arrested over the summer on a DUI charge and..." April 05
CSN Washington "Like the last time the Wizards were in Madison Square Garden, they had to gut out a tight fourth-quarter to win their second game in a row and beat the New York Knicks for the third time this season. It also marks the first season sweep for Washington in 29 years. Bradley Beal led the Wizards..." April 05
Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA doesn’t have a Hall of Fame, leaving the duty of honoring its all-time greats to the Basketball Hall of Fame – an organization hung up on honoring players and coaches (way too many coaches) based on accomplishments at lesser levels. Its processes are both screwed up and secretive (though..." April 04
New York Post "Even in the season’s darkest moments, Tyson Chandler says he believed the Knicks would be close to a playoff berth in April. The Knicks center sent out a message straight to South Beach, reiterating a theme some NBA executives believe, too: Miami and Indiana prefer not to see orange and blue in..." April 03
CBSSports.com "The Knicks' new Zenmaster In Charge Phil Jackson spoke with reporters Thursday morning and sent a message. There's a new sherriff in town. For years, the Knicks have been known as the New York Knicks Brought To You By CAA. Creative Artists Agency is the largest and most powerful representation..." April 03
New York Post "Finally, the Knicks are looking down at the Atlanta Hawks — sort of. Granted, their heady perch is .0018 percentage points above the Hawks and they are more or less tied. But after chasing and falling down and getting back up and chasing again, the Knicks can say they are in the eighth playoff..." April 03
New York Post "They deserve time for a pat on the back or at the very least share a collective handshake and hug. The Nets have clinched a playoff berth after beating the Rockets without Dwight Howard 106-95 Tuesday night at Barclays Center. It’s no small feat considering their 10-21 start and the trouble..." April 02
The Oklahoman "Derek Fisher on Wednesday denied rumors that he’s been targeted as a potential replacement for New York coach Mike Woodson. “I congratulated (Knicks president Phil Jackson) and we’ve spoken,” Fisher said. “But he hasn’t said anything to me about it, and I haven’t said anything to him about it...." April 02
New York Post "It wasn’t pretty, but neither is this playoff race. Desperate for a victory with the Hawks finally posting a win over the Sixers, the Knicks rallied from a 10-point first-half deficit to beat the pitiful Jazz 92-83 at EnergySolutions Arena. The victory moved the Knicks to 3-2 on their..." April 01
New York Post "So what’s the chances of another ex-Knick named Jackson making the move back to New York City? Barring a late-season collapse, Warriors coach Mark Jackson will guide Golden State to its second straight playoff berth. But if the team doesn’t advance at least to the second round, there’s a..." April 01
New York Daily News "Deny, deny, deny was the Knicks’ defensive strategy against Steph Curry and yet in the closing seconds and with the game on the line, the most dangerous shooter on the floor had the ball in his hands. And he passed. “I don’t know, it happens,” Carmelo Anthony said when asked if he were..." March 31
Pro Basketball Talk "Steve Kerr confirmed his interest in one day becoming an NBA head coach, after his name became attached to a position with the Knicks that doesn’t yet exist. Mike Woodson is currently at the helm in New York as the team tries to make a late-season push for the playoffs, but few believe he’ll be..." March 29