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The Sorry State of New York Basketball

The Sorry State of New York Basketball

Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor
March 6, 2017
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These are trying times for fans of basketball in New York.

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The Past, Present and Future of Carmelo Anthony

The Past, Present and Future of Carmelo Anthony

Trevor Francesconi, Contributing Writer
February 15, 2017
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Despite being an NBA scoring champion, nine-time NBA All-Star and three-time Olympic gold medalist, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony's NBA career is in question.

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Does Coming to New York Mean Switching Teams?

Does Coming to New York Mean Switching Teams?

Miguel de Laveaga, Contributing Writer
November 15, 2016
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NYU students, as well as New Yorkers at large, come from all over, bringing sports allegiances with them. But would any of them consider switching teams to the New York alternative?

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Basketball in the Big Apple: The 2015 Knicks and Nets

Basketball in the Big Apple: The 2015 Knicks and Nets

Brandon Herrera, Staff Writer
October 29, 2015
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With the NBA season now underway, the Knicks and Nets are fully in the glaring spotlight of New York City. Will both teams struggle again? Or will they find opportunities in the NBA's weak Eastern Conference?

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Speculation over shut down of Carmelo Anthony

Bobby Wagner, News Editor
February 19, 2015
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Fans speculate about the reasons for the Knicks shutting down star player Carmelo Anthony.

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New system leads to Knicks struggles

New system leads to Knicks struggles

Michael Thompson, Contributing Writer
November 13, 2014
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The Knicks are experiencing growing pains at 2-7. Can they turn it around?

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Knicks’ pursuit of Jackson marks act of desperation

Knicks’ pursuit of Jackson marks act of desperation

March 10, 2014
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It is now time to christen the New York Knicks’ 2014 campaign an unmitigated disaster — the tenants of Madison Square Garden sit at 24-40 on the season, 10th in the NBA’s beleaguered Eastern Conference and four games out of the playoffs. The Knicks have suffered separate nine-game and seven-game...

Chandler’s absense directly causes Knicks’ poor performances

Chandler’s absense directly causes Knicks’ poor performances

December 3, 2013
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If you look at the New York Knicks today, it is difficult to fathom how this is largely the same team that reached the Eastern Conference semifinals last season. In their first 16 games, the Knicks have registered an abysmal 3-13 record. The Knicks’ problems are not too difficult to ascertain....

Knicks, Nets history differs from current basketball scene

Knicks, Nets history differs from current basketball scene

November 5, 2013
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The New York Knicks have consistently held court as the city’s basketball royalty. With an illustrious history full of some of the game’s greatest players, they have reigned supreme from their throne in Madison Square Garden in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, playing host to the likes of Walt Fr...

Knicks re-energized by success, Boston plays for their city in wake of disaster

Knicks re-energized by success, Boston plays for their city in wake of disaster

April 25, 2013
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Madison Square Garden was electric on Tuesday night. The seats vibrated to chants for Carmelo Anthony and the bellowing applause for J.R. Smith, who had just been named the NBA’s sixth Man of the Year. The players started the game with a ton of energy, and the fans remained on their feet for...

Celtics-Knicks rivalry burns on

Celtics-Knicks rivalry burns on

April 16, 2013
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  With the 2013 NBA Playoffs set to begin, 16 teams will face off to compete for the NBA Championship. Perhaps the most anticipated matchup in the Playoffs’ opening round pits the New York Knicks against their Atlantic Division rivals, the Boston Celtics. Battles between the Knicks a...

Knicks threaten to make serious playoff run after hot streak

Knicks threaten to make serious playoff run after hot streak

February 7, 2013
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The New York Knicks are in an interesting place in the NBA’s Eastern Conference as they prepare to enjoy their All- Star break. They’re fighting the Miami Heat for the Eastern Conference’s top seed, a major leap from last year’s finish as the No. 7 seed when they had to play Miami in the first...

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