Japan hoop adviser Dunn says Carmelo 'misunderstood'

Jul 2, 2015

Japan hoop adviser Dunn says Carmelo 'misunderstood'

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Former New York Knicks assistant coach Jerry Dunn says that the team’s star forward, Carmelo Anthony, is “very misunderstood” by the public. Currently in Tokyo as a special adviser during the Japan women’s national team’s ongoing training camp, Dunn insisted that Anthony, one of ...

Lowly Knicks surprise Spurs in OT

Mar 18, 2015

Lowly Knicks surprise Spurs in OT

The poor passing and sloppy shooting in overtime hurt, though the effort was more disappointing than the execution to Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. “We didn’t respect the game,” he said. “We didn’t respect our opponent. It was a pathetic performance, and I hope every ...

Curry leads Warriors in rout of lowly Knicks

Mar 15, 2015

Curry leads Warriors in rout of lowly Knicks

Birthday boy Stephen Curry received a postgame locker room visit from Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, who gifted Golden State’s All-Star point guard from Charlotte with a football jersey sporting his No. 30. What a way to celebrate turning 27. He had a snazzy ...

Ex-NBA bruiser Mason dead at 48

Mar 1, 2015

Ex-NBA bruiser Mason dead at 48

Anthony Mason’s game was grit over glitz, more force than flash. That might not fit some stereotypes of New York, but it was the perfect style for the Knicks of the 1990s, and made the rugged forward a beloved bruiser by teammates and fans. ...

Anthony to undergo knee surgery

Feb 19, 2015

Anthony to undergo knee surgery

Carmelo Anthony will have surgery on his left knee that could keep him off the court for four to six months. New York Knicks president Phil Jackson said Wednesday a timetable for Anthony’s recovery couldn’t completely be determined until after the surgery, but early ...

Stoudemire heading to Mavs after release

Feb 17, 2015

Stoudemire heading to Mavs after release

Amare Stoudemire asked out of his contract with the New York Knicks because he wants to make a run at a championship. The veteran forward has apparently decided Dallas is the place to spend the rest of this season chasing his first title. A ...

Knicks prevail in ugly game against Lakers

Feb 2, 2015

Knicks prevail in ugly game against Lakers

Carmelo Anthony hears those voices saying he’s getting old, that he can’t jump like he once did. Hard not to, since some of them are coming from right in his locker room. Anthony answered in his own way Sunday, scoring 18 of his 31 ...

Knicks end 16-game slide

Jan 20, 2015

Knicks end 16-game slide

Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks walked off the court, and for the first time in weeks it wasn’t with heads hanging. The sound of boos that had provided the audio at Madison Square Garden was replaced by the voice of James Brown ...

Knicks snap losing streak

Nov 17, 2014

Knicks snap losing streak

One strong defensive quarter helped the New York Knicks end a seven-game skid. New York held Denver to just one basket in the second quarter en route to a 109-93 victory over the Nuggets on Sunday. The Nuggets missed their first 15 shots of ...

Magic deal Knicks 6th straight loss

Nov 13, 2014

Magic deal Knicks 6th straight loss

This was the fourth quarter the Orlando Magic needed a night earlier, and it sure helped that Carmelo Anthony had to watch a key part of it. Evan Fournier scored a career-high 28 points, and the Magic bounced back from a poor finish with ...

Melo reaches 20,000 points

Nov 3, 2014

Melo reaches 20,000 points

Before forcing his way to New York, Carmelo Anthony recalled how he marveled at the numbers that Denver Nuggets teammate Allen Iverson had posted in his career. On Sunday night, Anthony joined his former teammate, becoming the sixth youngest to join the NBA’s 20,000 ...