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  1. Why Anthony's fantasy value is slipping

    John Cregan

    I'm not a New York Knicks fan, but I am a fan of Knicks fans. I back passionate, tortured, misguided, irrational, operatic overconfidence, in which Knicks fans have led the league since May 1973. The NBA is more fun to be around when the Knicks ar...

    Blog | November 03, 2014
  2. 'When the Garden was Eden' hits ESPN

    Mark Simon

    Originally published April 22, 2014; updated Oct. 21, 2014 Phil Jackson is known for giving homework assignments to his players and staff both during the season and in the offseason. So it wasn't a surprise that a screening of "When the Garden...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  3. Marvin Barnes, former NBA, ABA player, dies at 62

    A former Providence College teammate says Marvin Barnes, who led the school to the Final Four in 1973 and starred in the old American Basketball Association, has died. He was 62.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  4. New York Knicks must keep Carmelo Anthony, who could deliver LeBr...

    Stephen A. Smith

    Respectability and marketability -- and maybe even LeBron -- rest on Anthony.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  5. NBA - Phil Jackson, Knicks need a plan, not a star

    Bradford Doolittle

    Forever in search of big names, the Knicks need to implement a more complex roster-building strategy if they hope to win their first championship since 1973.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  6. Brewer: Most unlikely 50-point scorer ever?

    Ryan Feldman

    What do Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson, Rick Barry and Corey Brewer have in common? They're the only players in NBA history with at least 50 points and six steals in a game (steals became official in 1973-74). Jordan accomplished the feat thre...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Bucks 108, Lakers 105

    Dave McMenamin

    MILWAUKEE -- The city of Milwaukee has not been good to Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni over the years. His history with the place dates to November 1973 -- his rookie season with the Kansas City-Omaha Kings -- when he broke his hand in the...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Phil as Knicks president

    Ian Begley

    The Knicks have hired Phil Jackson to serve as team president. Here's what the move means for the franchise: Instant credibility: The Knicks haven't won a title since Jackson, then a forward on the team, helped them win it in 1973. Since then, Ja...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  9. Former New York Knicks player Dean Meminger found dead

    Dean Meminger, the former Marquette guard who played a reserve role on the New York Knicks' 1973 NBA championship team, was found dead Friday in a Manhattan hotel room. He was 65.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2013
  10. 40th anniversary of "Battle of the Sexes"

    Pete Newmann, ESPN Stats & Info

    Focus on Sport/Getty Images The first "Battle of the Sexes" set up opportunities for other significant women-versus-men competitions, such as Billie Jean King's defeat of Bobby Riggs in 1973. On May 13, 1973 (Mother's Day), 55-year-old Bobby Rigg...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  11. New York Knicks honor 1972-73 champs on 40th anniversary

    Ian Begley

    The New York Knicks hope to end their 40-year title drought later this spring. On Friday, they recognized the last Big Apple team to win the crown.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  12. Ewing: Knicks won't beat Heat

    Ian O'Connor

    Patrick Ewing failed in his bid to end a New York Knicks championship drought that dates back to 1973, and he does not believe Carmelo Anthony's luck will be any better this year. "I don't think anybody's good enough to beat Miami," Ewing told ESP...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  13. Earl Monroe talks diabetes, food, Knicks

    Lynn Hoppes

    In 1998, NBA Hall of Famer Earl "The Pearl" Monroe wasn't feeling well. He was starving even after dinner and he was sweating all the time, even inside. So Monroe, who won an NBA championship in 1973 with the New York Knicks, met with his doctor ...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  14. Fields: 'We can go all the way'

    Ian Begley

    Making the playoffs? Landry Fields has much loftier goals for these Knicks. He thinks they can win the franchise's first title since 1973 this spring. "I think we can go all the way," he told ESPN New York's Robin Lundberg on Monday during th...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  15. Marques Johnson: L.A. streetball 101

    Ronnie Flores

    Marques Johnson: L.A. streetball 101

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  16. Chuck Klosterman breaks down a performance of Edgar Winter's "Fra...

    Chuck Klosterman

    A second-by-second analysis of Edgar Winter's finest nine minutes.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2011