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Former Knick Anthony Mason dead at 48

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Former NBA star Anthony Mason died early Saturday morning. He was 48. Mason had suffered a massive heart attack earlier in the month. “First I want to think all those who offered prayers and well-wishes for my Father, our family really appreciates it,” Anthony Mason Jr. said in a statement obtained by the New York ... Read More »

Celtics overwhelm Knicks with second-half surge

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Jonas Jerebko’s 20 points and a huge second- half run carried the Boston Celtics to a 115-94 win over the New York Knicks at TD Garden. Jerebko played a key role in a 34-6 swing overlapping the third and fourth quarters that turned a six-point Celtics’ deficit into a commanding 96-74 lead with 7:45 remaining. “We ... Read More »

James, Cavaliers power past Knicks

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – LeBron James and Kyrie Irving each scored 18 points in limited minutes and the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled to a 101-83 win over the New York Knicks on Sunday. James passed Allen Iverson for 22nd place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list during the game. Kevin Love added 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Cavs, ... Read More »

Selfish Carmelo and the Mediocre Knicks

By Joseph Behrman, Contributing Writer So fellow Knick fans…isn’t it terrific that Selfish Ball Hog Carmelo Anthony played 30 minutes in the All Star game and now he is going for the surgery he probably should have had two months ago? So it is more important to play in an All Star game than play in the regular season?  A ... Read More »

Knicks notes: Anthony done for season; Waive Stoudemire

Knicks’ Anthony done for season New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will miss the rest of the season due to a lingering left knee injury that will require surgery. Anthony has been bothered by the injury for most of the season, but it didn’t stop him from playing 30 minutes in Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game ... Read More »

Knicks part ways with Stoudemire

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Knicks waived forward Amar’e Stoudemire on Monday after reaching an agreement on a buyout. Stoudemire was in the final season of a five-year, nearly $100 million contract he signed as a free agent in the summer of 2010. “Amar’e’s period as a Knickerbocker has come to pass, at his request. His time ... Read More »

So Long STAT…

By Benjamin Horney, Assistant Editor So Long, STAT. The time has come to say farewell to the man who five years ago resuscitated a lifeless Madison Square Garden with grand proclamations that the Knicks were back, as the Knicks and Amar’e Stoudemire have officially reached a buyout agreement. The news broke shortly after the conclusion of Sunday night’s All-Star game, ... Read More »

Report: Knicks, Stoudemire agree to buyout

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The Amar’e Stoudemire era is reportedly over in New York. The New York Daily News reported Sunday night that Stoudemire and the Knicks formally reached a buyout prior to the All-Star Game. Stoudemire, who was in the final season of a five-year $100 million contract he signed with the Knicks as a free agent in ... Read More »

Westbrook’s 41 lifts West past East in All-Star Game

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Russell Westbrook came out firing and couldn’t miss. And then he kept shooting. The eccentric and sometimes-overshadowed Westbrook of Oklahoma City shined brightest in the Big Apple. Westbrook scored 41 points, one shy of the All-Star Game record, to lead the Western Conference to a 163-158 over the Eastern Conference in the 64th All- Star ... Read More »

No Rest For Kyrie Irving During All-Star Break

By Benjamin Horney, Assistant Editor Halfway through a grueling 82-game regular season in which he’s likely faced more scrutiny than ever before, Kyrie Irving has no time to rest during the All-Star break. For many players, the annual mid-February recess is a chance to reboot, and give their nagging injuries a breather. But not for the 22-year-old Cleveland Cavaliers point ... Read More »