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  1. Smith plays 'off the charts' in Boston

    Jared Zwerling

    BOSTON -- "Don't stop attacking." That was the message the Knicks had for J.R. Smith early in the game on Tuesday night, and reasonably so. The Celtics were playing a smaller lineup without their best frontcourt defender, Kevin Garnett, due to inj...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  2. Martin makes Knicks' injuries easier to bear

    Jared Zwerling

    What took so long? For about two thirds of the NBA season, Kenyon Martin, one of the best finishers and versatile defenders in the game, said he was "sitting on my couch" waiting for an opportunity to return to the league. But nothing happened....

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  3. Are the Knicks pacing themselves?

    Jared Zwerling

    There have been three common themes in the Knicks' past five games, during which they've gone 4-1: they're getting off to slow first quarters, keeping their opponent in the game at halftime and then dominating down the stretch. In beating the Magi...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  4. NBA rescinds technical foul that led to Carmelo Anthony's ejectio...

    Jared Zwerling

    The NBA announced on Saturday that it had rescinded Carmelo Anthony's second technical foul from the New York Knicks' Friday night 110-106 loss to the Chicago Bulls.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2012
  5. Interior presence lacking for 6-1 Knicks

    Jared Zwerling

    While the Knicks matched the Grizzlies in points in the paint (42) Friday night, they only caught up in the fourth quarter when they were down 20 points. It was Memphis' muscle in the third quarter that was the difference in the game, specifically...

    Blog | November 17, 2012
  6. Novak nearing best 3-point season ever

    Jared Zwerling

    The Knicks' overall 3-point percentage as a team this season wouldn't indicate they have the best long-range gunner in the game. Currently, the team's 33.1 percent accuracy from downtown is the eighth-worst in the NBA. But Steve Novak has basicall...

    Blog | April 21, 2012
  7. Knicks' pace hurts production in 4Q

    Jared Zwerling

    NEW YORK -- For 3.5 quarters on Sunday afternoon against the Heat, the Knicks were right in the game against the East's second seed. With 6:35 remaining in the fourth quarter, the score was tied at 79-79. But then the Knicks' offense, which ha...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  8. Tony Parker: NYK interested in Boris Diaw

    Jared Zwerling

    After Boris Diaw scored 27 points to lead the Bobcats over the Knicks on Jan. 4, 118-110, Mike D'Antoni called the power forward, and one of his former Suns players, one of the best in the game. Now it appears the Knicks are inquiring about Diaw w...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  9. Heat recruited Baron Davis to play in Miami

    Jared Zwerling

    NEW YORK -- One of the greatest NBA coaches ever, Pat Riley, and two of the best players in the game today, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, still couldn't convince Baron Davis to sign with the Heat last December. Davis already knew where he wanted t...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  10. D'Antoni drew up last play for Amare

    Jared Zwerling

    NEW YORK -- With 11.9 seconds to go in the game, the Knicks down three, 103-100, with the inbounds possession, Mike D'Antoni decided not to make Carmelo Anthony, one of the league's best clutch players, the focal point of the play. Instead, D'Anto...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  11. Shumpert gets sentimental before game

    Jared Zwerling

    NEW YORK -- About two hours before tip-off, Ray Allen was practicing 3-pointers in the dark -- yes, in the dark, while the Garden crew worked on pre-game tuneups. That's Allen for you, one of the most meticulous warmup artists in the game. A few m...

    Blog | December 25, 2011
  12. Dwight Howard's advice: 'Work the hardest'

    Jared Zwerling

    After the Knicks' 113-106 win over the Magic, Mike D'Antoni, Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups all pointed to the same motivator that made the difference in the game: More energy. It was a major component that was missing during the Knicks' six...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  13. Stoudemire accuses Bogut of playing dirty

    Jared Zwerling

    During last night's 27-point loss, it was the 27 minutes played by Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings that made the difference in the game. While he was on the court, he came out firing in the first quarter to help the Bucks jump to a commanding 35-1...

    Blog | November 10, 2010
  14. New Boston Celtic Kris Humphries spent the summer raising his gam...

    Jared Zwerling

    Eyeing a fresh start in Boston, Kris Humphries spent the summer raising his game.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2013
  15. One fan's special friendship with J.R. Smith

    Jared Zwerling

    LAKEWOOD, N.J. -- About three years ago, when J.R. Smith was a Denver Nugget playing in a road game in Philadelphia, he seemed worried about something before tipoff. Smith spotted his father, Earl, in the crowd -- but he didn't see Brad Hennefer, ...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  16. Waiting game defines free agency

    Jared Zwerling

    Many Knicks fans have wondered, What is taking so long to re-sign Kenyon Martin? The 35-year-old power forward came on strong for the Knicks last season, averaging 7.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and nearly a block per game in 24 minutes off the bench. E...

    Blog | July 22, 2013