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Knicks Rumors: Quincy Acy could win starting power forward role

Andrea Bargnani is nursing another injury, and the New York Knicks prefer to bring Amar'e Stoudemire off the bench. This has opened up the competition for the starting power forward spot for the Knicks, and the 6'7 Quincy Acy has emerged as the surprise front-runner.Image by donielle, via Wikimedia CommonsCoach Derek Fisher spoke of Acy's play style:"It's...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Doesn’t Think He’ll Win Scoring Title in Triangle Offense

New York Knicks star forward Carmelo Anthony is one of the NBA’s most explosive scorers. He won the league’s scoring title in 2012, and finished second behind Kevin Durant in last year’s race. But with the Knicks new triangle offense being implemented this season, Anthony thinks his days of being the league’s top scorer are over, according to ESPN’s Ian Begely. “I don’t...
Via Standing O Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Amare Stoudemire bathes in Red Wine

No, this is not a joke. Amare Stoudemire has been bathing in red wine. Why? Only he would know. Stoudemire posted this photo to his Instagram page: Photo Credit: Instagram Maybe, just maybe, its doing the trick. After all, Stat has played three pre season games in just four nights, and has managed to get through the stretch with his surgically repaired knees still in one piece...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Carmelo take fewer shots this year?

With the New York Knicks moving to the Triangle offense under new head coach Derek Fisher, we might be seeing an all-new look from star Carmelo Anthony. In prior years in New York, Carmelo worked mainly out of isolation plays and moving towards the triangle, Melo will have to share the ball more. As noted by ESPN New York’s Ian Begley, Carmelo says that he may take fewer shots...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sports doc skeptical of benefits of Amar'e taking red wine bath

Amar’e Stoudemire is an eccentric dude, so the reasoning behind his wine bath shouldn’t be a surprise. Stoudemire posted a photo to social media that showed him relaxing in a wine bath. Stoudemire attributed the Merlot bath to therapy that helps with circulation i your body. It’s reportedly popular among runners and other athletes. According to Dr. Lewis Maharam, a sports medicine...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

TOK Roundtable – How Many Games Will the Knicks Win?

The Knicks are off to a bit of a slow start this preseason, but will it carry over to when the games start counting? Find out what our staff writers think in this week’s TOK Roundtable! How many games will the Knicks win this season? Chris Celletti - A lot of folks may not like this opinion, but it’s sort of liberating for the Knicks to be heading into a season with pretty...
Via Turn On The Knicks
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo provides school supplies to 4,000 NYC students

Carmelo Anthony posing with teachers from PS 70 Max Schoenfeld located in the South Bronx. Arguably, no profession is more under-appreciated than teaching.  The responsibility teachers have in shaping the lives of our youth is invaluable; yet the pay doesn’t reflect that.  New York City teachers are especially tasked with the challenging job of exceeding despite overpopulated...
Via All Sports Everything
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson Still Working on Teaching Knicks Basic Shape Recognition

New Knicks president Phil Jackson said he is still overseeing an elementary installation of his famed triangle offense with the Knicks, even though training camp opened two weeks ago.  “[Head coach] Derek [Fisher] came to me after the first practice and said there were some pretty basic problems that we would need to work through,” said Jackson. “So I came to a practice to...
Via Sports Pickle
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Quincy Acy Appears To Be Favorite To Start At Power Forward For Knicks

Quincy Acy has emerged as the leading candidate to start at power forward for the New York Knicks. Acy gives the Knicks more defense at the position than Amar'e Stoudemire or Andrea Bargnani would provide. Bargnani started the first preseason game for the Knicks, but he's since been out with a hamstring strain. “No I didn’t plan on coming here to start,’’ Acy told...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire enjoys a red wine bath

New York Knicks star Amar’e Stoudemire took to Instagram on Wednesday to showcase that he is a proponent of vinotherapy. That is, he took a photo of himself taking a red wine bath. Vinotherapy is becoming more and more popular — although red wine baths aren’t necessarily what constitutes typical Vinotherapy treatments —  and fresh […] The post Amar’e Stoudemire enjoys...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Start your day off with this ridiculous Knicks fact

Sometimes in life, you have to find the silver linings to get by. And as a Celtic fan, I know one thing that helps me get through the day is knowing that things could be a lot worse.Featured above is the 1993 Heisman trophy winner, Charlie Ward. Why is he relevant to the conversation? Well, as pointed out by Jared Dubin, he's the last first round pick the Knicks have re-signed...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: Derek Fisher Makes Great 1st Impression as Head Coach

The Knicks roster is basically set but while lineups and rotations have yet to determined, one thing that has looked promising is the 1st impressions on head coach Derek Fisher. Fisher has already shown an air of confidence and know-how rarely seen in a rookie head coach especially in a big-market city like New York. But you can easily see that his time as NBA Players’ Association...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks News: Jose Calderon a perfect fit for the triangle offense

Newcomer Jose Calderon played 26 minutes, a preseason high, in the New York Knicks 84-77 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. He did not score any points, but he did add three steals. His effort on both ends of the court this preaseason shows how he is a good fit for the Knicks' triangle.Image by Sefedin Gashi, via Wikimedia CommonsCalderon had his best preseason game against...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Who can they rely on in 2014-15?

The New York Knicks have been dealing with consistency of play issues and this can be detrimental to the organizations hopeful process of bringing home a NBA championship. Since the season has ended, the Knicks have traded their second most reliable player. This would arguably be Tyson Chandler, although he wasn’t a high scorer and didn’t always stuff the gaudy stat sheet with...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson Says Spike Lee ‘Doesn’t Know Anything About Basketball’

Phil Jackson may or may not be a fan of Spike Lee’s cinematic work, but the Hall of Famer certainly isn’t a fan of Lee’s basketball acumen. Lee’s latest project is a look at the triangle offense, which Jackson has mastered over his long career in the NBA. Now serving as the president of Lee’s beloved New York Knicks, Jackson is bringing the triangle to the Big Apple. That...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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