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  1. Notebook: Melo maintains hot hand

    Jared Zwerling

    From about the midway point of the third quarter to the end of the period against the Washington Wizards, Carmelo Anthony had his stamp on the entire New York Knicks' offense in different ways. Melo threw Kenyon Martin an alley-oop for a dunk; he ...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  2. Rapid Reaction: No 'Flight' for White

    Jared Zwerling

    The NBA and its players had prepared for this moment: the arrival of James "Flight" White on Saturday night. But the Knicks forward, who was the Vegas odds' favorite to win the All-Star dunk contest, had a surprisingly early exit. When White wa...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  3. 'Flight' White nears launch date

    Jared Zwerling

    On Saturday night, James White will take center stage in the NBA slam dunk contest, but before he does, Carmelo Anthony wants to see him work on some of his midair acrobatics. "I'm ready to see James start practicing, though," Anthony said on Tues...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  4. James White is the NBA's secret dunk hero

    Jared Zwerling

    When James White signed a one-year deal with the New York Knicks last offseason, he told reporters in Las Vegas, where he was competing on the team's summer league squad, that he wanted to be known as a complete player in the NBA. "Anybody who kno...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  5. Smith's summer fueling his All-Star play

    Jared Zwerling

    Five straight games with 20 points or more for the first time in his career. Pick-and-roll efficiency during a recent stretch even better than NBA leader Chris Paul. Gravity-defying dunks. And two game-winning shots. Already. J.R. Smith, who's ave...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  6. Watch: Top Knicks in-game dunks

    Jared Zwerling

    J.R. Smith pulled off a ridiculous reverse dunk on Thursday night, catching the ball below his waist and then cocking it back for the finish in the fourth quarter. Here are eight other dunks that also became the talk of the town (in chronological ...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  7. Starks' 'Dunk' showcased in the Garden

    Jared Zwerling

    If you've had a chance to walk around the revamped sixth floor at the Garden, you may have noticed a wall display featuring John Starks' old pregame warmups. They are the same ones from the night he threw down the famous "The Dunk" in Game 2 of the 1...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  8. Chandler fires up Knicks, shakes up Mavs

    Jared Zwerling

    With 6:09 remaining in the fourth quarter, Tyson Chandler soared over Dallas' defense, following up on a Carmelo Anthony missed layup, and threw down a vicious, two-handed putback dunk. Chandler flexed his arms, shouted a few words in the directio...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  9. James White: I'm 'not just a dunker'

    Jared Zwerling

    LAS VEGAS -- When James White was younger, he earned the nickname "Flight 75" for his leaping ability. In fact, a search for his name on YouTube brings up a video highlighting several dunks he's been able to pull off from behind the foul line, includ...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  10. Davis 'definitely not happy' about his game

    Jared Zwerling

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Who doesn't remember former Golden State Warrior Baron Davis' memorable dunk on Andrei Kirilenko in Game 3 of the 2007 semifinals against the Jazz? Davis smoked Deron Williams off of the pick-and-roll and threw a one-hand jam d...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  11. Tyson has range, you just wouldn't know it

    Jared Zwerling

    When was the last time you saw Tyson Chandler shoot a 3-pointer, or even a jump shot for that matter? It does not happen. The Knicks center plays exactly within the game that suits him the best: slashes to the basket for dunks and layups, and cras...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  12. Shumpert selected for slam dunk contest

    Jared Zwerling

    Earlier in the season, Iman Shumpert, who wears the adidas MisterFly sneakers during games, left the Garden one night sporting kicks with literally wings on the back. Everyone in the locker room looked down. Even Carmelo Anthony gushed about them....

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  13. One positive part of NYK's offense? Dunks!

    Jared Zwerling

    NEW YORK -- The Clippers may have earned the title "Lob City" for their alley-oop routines, but the Knicks aren't far behind. Entering Saturday, while the Clippers were first in the NBA in total dunks, the Knicks were third at 128. In fact, in the...

    Blog | February 05, 2012
  14. Opening Tip: Iman in the dunk contest?

    Jared Zwerling

    Every weekday morning throughout the season, ESPNNewYork.com will tackle a burning question about the Knicks in our "Opening Tip" segment. Today's Burning Question: Should Iman Shumpert be selected to participate in the All-Star dunk contest...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  15. Fields currently test-driving to expand his game

    Jared Zwerling

    With 8:53 to go in the first quarter against the Mavericks on Wednesday night, Landry Fields did something unusual offensively outside of his usual putback dunk or backdoor layup. He caught the ball on the right wing and as if he was the focal point ...

    Blog | February 04, 2011