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  1. Prigioni 'really excited' to return to Knicks

    Jared Zwerling

    Argentine point guard Pablo Prigioni traveled to his home country this week to participate in the NBA's second Basketball Without Borders Americas event in Buenos Aires. The program, which was first held there in 2005, includes a camp with top youth ...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  2. Opening Tip: Rest Jason Kidd?

    Jared Zwerling

    Every weekday throughout the season, ESPNNewYork.com will tackle a burning question about the Knicks in our "Opening Tip" segment. Today's Burning Question: Should Mike Woodson consider resting Jason Kidd for one or more games this week during the...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  3. Notebook: Woody backs Tyson as All-Star

    Jared Zwerling

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- After nearly being swept by the Heat in last season's playoff series, Tyson Chandler vowed to come back a better scoring threat. After Thursday's practice, Chandler reflected on his offensive mindset back in early May. "Absolut...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  4. Melo: Last season 'took a lot out of myself'

    Jared Zwerling

    The past year-and-a-half didn't flow as well as Carmelo Anthony would've hoped. He was traded to the Knicks halfway through the 2010-11 season and had to adjust on the fly, and then faced a shortened schedule in 2011-12, which featured ups and downs ...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  5. Melo shooting his way into MVP talk

    Jared Zwerling

    If there's one thing Carmelo Anthony will take away from playing under Mike D'Antoni, it's this: He realized how good he could be as a 3-point shooter. From Anthony's trade to New York in February 2011 until the end of the regular season, he shot ...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  6. Kidd understands Popovich resting players

    Jared Zwerling

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- The Knicks and Spurs are similar in many ways. They have many veterans, play unselfishly and get after it on defense. They are both very efficient offensively and only have four losses this season. But what the Knicks haven't d...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  7. Starks: Melo, team buying into Woodson

    Jared Zwerling

    Recently, Raymond Felton said the last time he was on a close-knit team like this season's Knicks was in 2005, when his North Carolina Tar Heels won the national championship. As John Starks told ESPNNewYork.com recently, the players have accepted...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  8. What NBA players did this summer (Pt. 1)

    Jared Zwerling

    We all know how the big-name NBA players of the world spent most of their offseason: representing Team USA or their home country in London. But how about the guys not preparing for and competing in the Olympics? Playbook spoke with 11 ballers retu...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  9. Frazier's four keys to the 2012-13 Knicks

    Jared Zwerling

    On Wednesday, ESPNNewYork.com caught up with Knicks legend and MSG analyst Walt Frazier at NYC's Pier 78, where his likeness was unveiled on a double-decker sightseeing bus. Gray Line New York was celebrating Frazier's induction into its "Ride of Fam...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  10. Woody arranged Amare's 'Dream' training

    Jared Zwerling

    Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty ImagesHakeem Olajuwon is passing on his trade secrets.Amare Stoudemire entered the offseason wanting to work on his post game, and coach Mike Woodson agreed, explaining to his power forward that he wanted to use him more on ...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  11. Idan Ravin, the man behind Melo's training

    Jared Zwerling

    While Carmelo Anthony was in Las Vegas about a week ago, Mike Woodson came out to check on his star player and see how he looked on the court. Melo told ESPN New York that his head coach was very pleased with what he saw. "He said I was way ahe...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  12. NBA -- With rally over Brazil, LeBron James shows he's the stand...

    Jared Zwerling

    Team USA beat Brazil in a tuneup held in Washington, D.C.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  13. Melo could play more center with Team USA

    Jared Zwerling

    LAS VEGAS -- "We're too small." That's the biggest knock Carmelo Anthony has been hearing about his Team USA squad looking to repeat gold in the Summer Olympics. But during a blowout 113-59 victory over the Dominican Republic on Thursday night ...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  14. Melo 'excited' to reunite with D'Antoni

    Jared Zwerling

    When Mike D'Antoni resigned on March 14, a lot of the talk centered around his working relationship with Carmelo Anthony, an obviously talented offensive player, who didn't necessarily fit the parameters of the coach's spread pick-and-roll offense. D...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  15. Video: Carmelo to China? 'Why Not'

    Jared Zwerling

    Now that Yao Ming is retired, his plan is to partner with the NBA to continue to globalize the league and sport, especially by further pushing its popularity in China. But he won't have to do it alone. Carmelo Anthony, along with his two marq...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  16. 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