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  1. Smith on Kidd: 'Best point guard of all time'

    Jared Zwerling

    On Thursday, J.R. Smith appeared on ESPN New York 98.7 FM's "The Michael Kay Show," and started off reflecting on his game-winning shot against the Suns. Listen to the complete interview: With one second remaining, Smith ran off a Tyson Chan...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  2. Iman, Tyson impress on D against Rose

    Jared Zwerling

    NEW YORK -- All the Knicks needed to hear were four words in order to prepare defensively to face the Bulls Sunday afternoon. Those were, "Derrick Rose is playing." Arguably the best point guard in the NBA made his return today at the Garden, a...

    Blog | April 08, 2012
  3. W2W4: Knicks vs. Bulls

    Jared Zwerling

    The Knicks' home opponent Thursday night, the Bulls, are in the upper percentile of nearly every statistical category, largely due to the play of Derrick Rose, likely the league's best point guard. If the Knicks can contain Rose, they'll have a chanc...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  4. Draft prospect Canaan loves New York

    Jared Zwerling

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Draft prospect Isaiah Canaan, a point guard from Murray State, arrived in New York for the first time on Tuesday night like an excited tourist. "I flew in at nighttime and that was one of the best things I've seen," he said Wed...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  5. Prigioni eyes return, but 'open' to options

    Jared Zwerling

    When Pablo Prigioni became the Knicks' starting point guard on March 18, after the team lost four straight games, the team went on a 13-game winning streak. It was the best start for any rookie guard in NBA history, outdoing Danny Ainge who won 12 in...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  6. W2W4: Knicks vs. Pistons in London

    Jared Zwerling

    When the Knicks beat the Pistons in their first matchup on Nov. 25, they had one of their best 3-point shooting nights: 17-for-33 (51.5 percent). That was sparked by the ball movement of starting point guard Raymond Felton, who finished with a game-h...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  7. Kidd-Smith is the new Kidd-Felton

    Jared Zwerling

    The Knicks' unique two point-guard starting backcourt of Jason Kidd and Raymond Felton paid off enormously early this season. With them, the Knicks became the best in the NBA in assist-to-turnover ratio and one of the top scoring teams, playing tw...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  8. Prigioni punctuates Knicks' ball movement

    Jared Zwerling

    About an hour and a half before tip-off Thursday night, Mike Woodson called the 26-9 Spurs, who were riding a seven-game winning streak, "the best team in basketball right now." A lot of that has to do with point guard Tony Parker's ability to wor...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  9. Rockets loss exposes NYK's biggest D flaw

    Jared Zwerling

    When the Knicks got off to a 7-1 start, holding opponents to an NBA-best 90.0 points per game, they did it with their team defense. More specifically, their defensive rotations, communicating and moving strategically to guard shooters. One reason ...

    Blog | November 24, 2012
  10. Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin says he 'will always, always have dou...

    Jared Zwerling

    Jeremy Lin's sudden rise to fame with the Knicks and subsequent three-year, $25 million deal with the Rockets has made the point guard a news headliner around the world. And not always with his best interest in mind, which Lin is fully aware of.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  11. Rapid Reaction: Bulls 105, Knicks 102

    Jared Zwerling

    Recap | Box score | Photos WHAT IT MEANS: While Amare Stoudemire (34 points) and Carmelo Anthony (26) showed they can be one of the NBA's best one-two punches, Derrick Rose proved why point guard is the most important position in the league. Ro...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  12. Nolan Smith has a Knicks advanced degree

    Jared Zwerling

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- If there's one draft prospect who knows the inner workings of Mike D'Antoni the best, it's Duke senior point guard Nolan Smith. Not only did his college coach Mike Krzyzewski team up with the Knicks head honcho at the 2008 Olympic...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  13. Carlos Arroyo sits down with ESPN RISE to discuss his experiences...

    Jared Zwerling

    Carlos Arroyo sits down with ESPN RISE to discuss his experiences playing overseas and what high schoolers who are thinking of making a similar jump need to know

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2009