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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 »

Nobody Looks Good in Dolan Saga

By Jim Brighters – NBA Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – James Dolan has a certain way about him that causes discomfort on massive levels.  His reply to a letter from a 73-year-old New York Knicks fan named Irvin Bierman created a ruckus. It was a self-inflicted ruckus that embarrassed himself and the NBA, which, through the toothless and far ... Read More »

Bosh, Heat down Knicks

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Chris Bosh posted 32 points and six assists as the Miami Heat snapped a three-game losing skid with a 109-95 win over the lowly New York Knicks. Mario Chalmers had 18 points, six assists and five rebounds while Norris Cole and Luol Deng scored 12 points apiece. Miami was without All-Star guard Dwyane Wade for the ... Read More »

Winning Ways: Thoughts on a Sports City

By Helen Church, Contributing writer New York doesn’t get to be called “sports city.” No, that title is for other cities – cities whose core generates a following of avid sports lovers who live and thrive on the next great event. Many folks are going to argue that New York fits the bill to some extent, but NY is so big, bold ... Read More »

Wizards snap skid, pound Nets

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) – John Wall scored 17 points and dished out seven assists, and the Washington Wizards snapped a season-high five-game skid with a 114-77 rout of the Brooklyn Nets. Rasual Butler scored 15, and Kevin Seraphin added 13 with eight rebounds for the Wizards, who posted their first win since Jan. 27 at the Lakers. Washington, which had ... Read More »

Green, Warriors rebound with win over Knicks

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Draymond Green posted 20 points and 13 rebounds to help the Golden State Warriors earn a bounce-back 106-92 win over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. The Warriors put Friday’s 124-116 loss to Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta quickly behind by rolling for much of the night against a Knicks squad playing without Carmelo Anthony. ... Read More »