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  1. Fish: Melo can look to MJ, Kobe for triangle

    Ian Begley

    Initially, you can expect Carmelo Anthony to play on the wing and in the post in the Knicks' new triangle offense. But eventually, Phil Jackson says Carmelo should be able to play all positions on the floor -- including in the backcourt. "He...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  2. Source: Knicks open to dealing J.R., Shump

    Ian Begley

    Working to clear the logjam in the backcourt, the Knicks are discussing their potential trade options with guards J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert and Shane Larkin, a league source said Sunday. "They're working on trying to make a move in the backcourt,...

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  3. Opening Tip: Does Melo deserve blame?

    Ian Begley

    When you talk about what's gone wrong with the Knicks this season, the conversation can go in several different directions. You can discuss the poor backcourt play of Raymond Felton and Iman Shumpert. You can look at the regressions of J.R. S...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  4. Opening Tip: Bench Felton & Shumpert?

    Ian Begley

    After a lot of talk with several different teams, the Knicks ended up staying pat at the deadline. So that means that, barring any changes from Mike Woodson, New York's starting backcourt in its three-guard lineup will be Raymond Felton, Pablo Pr...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  5. Pablo Prigioni returns for New York Knicks after 16 games

    Ian Begley

    Point guard Pablo Prigioni returned to the lineup for the New York Knicks on Monday, scoring two points and grabbing five rebounds in 19 minutes after starting in the backcourt alongside Raymond Felton in a 103-80 loss to the Brooklyn Nets.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  6. Reports: Prigioni to start over Shump

    Ian Begley

    According to published reports, Mike Woodson will start Raymond Felton and Pablo Prigioni in the backcourt Friday night against Toronto. That means Iman Shumpert, who was 7-for-7 from the field in Wednesday's win over Boston, will come off the ben...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  7. Prigioni, Felton to start preseason opener

    Ian Begley

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Pablo Prigioni and Raymond Felton will start in the backcourt in the Knicks' preseason opener Wednesday, but Mike Woodson would like J.R. Smith or Iman Shumpert to start alongside Felton once the games count. Woodson said Car...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  8. Opening Tip: Go big or small?

    Ian Begley

    Here's a debate that could rage all year long among Knicks observers: Do you go big or small? Mike Woodson said Sunday his initial inclination is to go with a traditional backcourt in his starting lineup. This means a bigger shooting guard -- Ima...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  9. Woodson to dump two-guard lineup?

    Ian Begley

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Due to a "logjam" at shooting guard and small forward, coach Mike Woodson is planning to go with a traditional backcourt over the two-point guard backcourt that fueled the Knicks for long stretches last season. "I know I can a...

    Blog | October 06, 2013
  10. Woody sticks with small-ball starting five

    Ian Begley

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Mike Woodson will go with a small-ball starting lineup in Game 6 -- the same lineup that he has played for most of the season. Raymond Felton and Pablo Prigioni will start in the backcourt alongside Iman Shumpert, Carmelo Anthony a...

    Blog | May 18, 2013
  11. Woodson returns to small-ball lineup

    Ian Begley

    Mike Woodson is going back to a small-ball lineup for Game 5. Woodson started Raymond Felton and Pablo Prigioni in the backcourt alongside a front line of Iman Shumpert, Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler. "That's been good for us pretty much...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  12. Knicks start K-Mart, move Pablo to bench

    Ian Begley

    INDIANAPOLIS -- After getting outrebounded in their two losses to Indiana, the Knicks will go with a bigger starting lineup in Game 4. Mike Woodson will start Raymond Felton and Iman Shumpert in the backcourt and Carmelo Anthony, Kenyon Martin and...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  13. 2013 NBA playoffs -- Pablo Prigioni of New York Knicks questionab...

    Ian Begley

    New York Knicks starting guard Pablo Prigioni is questionable for Game 1 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics due to an ankle sprain.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2013
  14. Rockets' backcourt > Knicks' backcourt

    Ian Begley

    It was just one game, so no one should wake up on Tuesday morning arguing that the Knicks didn't make the right call when they let Jeremy Lin walk over the summer. But it was hard to ignore how badly Lin outplayed the Knicks backcourt in his triu...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  15. Mike Woodson tabs Raymond Felton as New York Knicks' starting poi...

    Ian Begley

    Raymond Felton will start at point guard for the New York Knicks this season, coach Mike Woodson announced Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2012
  16. Baron and Lin sharing the backcourt

    Ian Begley

    Mike D'Antoni tried something new in practice on Friday, pairing Baron Davis and Jeremy Lin in the backcourt. D'Antoni called it "a normal part of practice" but didn't rule out the possibility of using the Lin-Davis pairing in a game. "We mig...

    Blog | March 02, 2012