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  1. Woodson: Two starting five spots are open

    Jared Zwerling

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- After Mike Woodson addressed a small group of reporters on Wednesday at the Knicks' practice facility, one thing was clear about next season: Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler and Raymond Felton would start. But the other two spo...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  2. Melo on Knicks' small ball: 'Can't beat that'

    Jared Zwerling

    BOSTON -- It wasn't until Game 3 when Celtics coach Doc Rivers decided to alter his starting five, replacing Brandon Bass with Jason Terry to match up with the Knicks' point guard backcourt. "Our thinking was, they start with the two small guards,...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  3. Coach's report: Copeland gets the start

    Jared Zwerling

    With Pablo Prigioni nursing a sprained right ankle, Mike Woodson will add Chris Copeland to the starting five, moving Raymond Felton and Iman Shumpert to the two guard spots. It will be Copeland's first career playoff start. "I think he's earne...

    Blog | April 20, 2013
  4. Can 3s sustain Knicks in playoffs?

    Jared Zwerling

    The vision was for Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire to finally play well together and lead the Knicks' offense. But a knee injury sidelined Stoudemire before the season even began, forcing Mike Woodson to rethink the starting five. What he in...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  5. Woodson is proponent of two-PG backcourt

    Jared Zwerling

    BOSTON -- In the Knicks' past four games, they've sported a new starting five, due to injuries: Pablo Prigioni, Raymond Felton, Iman Shumpert, Carmelo Anthony and Kenyon Martin. The smaller lineup has led the team to four straight wins against the...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  6. What should the Knicks' starting lineup be?

    Jared Zwerling

    With Tyson Chandler in New York, getting treatment for his neck strain, Knicks coach Mike Woodson told reporters in Toronto on Friday that he'll likely go with the same starting five from the previous game: Pablo Prigioni, Raymond Felton, Iman Shumpe...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  7. Halftime Report: Jazz 44, Knicks 42

    Jared Zwerling

    Facing the Jazz without Carmelo Anthony (right hamstring), Amar'e Stoudemire (right knee debridement) and Tyson Chandler (neck strain), Mike Woodson went with his smallest starting five of the season: Pablo Prigioni, Raymond Felton, Iman Shumpert, Ch...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  8. Coach's Report: Felton is fine; All-Star talk

    Jared Zwerling

    Before the Kings game, Mike Woodson said Raymond Felton is fine. The starting point guard hurt his right pinky -- the same one he fractured on Christmas Day -- on Friday night against the Bucks. Woodson is also going with the same starting five: F...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  9. Knicks chat recap

    Jared Zwerling

    Earlier today, I chatted with fans about the Knicks. The topics included Amar'e Stoudemire's development, Marcus Camby and Rasheed Wallace's health status, the eventual starting five when Raymond Felton returns, potential roster moves, season pred...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  10. Felton, Kidd help Knicks rule efficiency

    Jared Zwerling

    While many people are suggesting that Amar'e Stoudemire should come off the bench to avoid disrupting the starting five's flow, could the same conversation happen with Iman Shumpert before his return? Because right now, Raymond Felton and Jason Ki...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  11. Knicks also without Lin's clutch play

    Jared Zwerling

    Earlier today, I wrote about three main things the Knicks would be missing without Jeremy Lin: 1) pressure on the defense; 2) pick-and-roll D; and 3) consistency from the starting five to the second unit. Another one is Lin's clutch play in the fo...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  12. Shumpert sparks Knicks and stops Kobe

    Jared Zwerling

    NEW YORK -- If there's one thing Iman Shumpert's been consistently good at all season, even through his transition from the second unit to the starting five to back to the bench, it's been his defense. After Friday's play, the rookie backup shooti...

    Blog | February 11, 2012
  13. Shumpert practices with the starting five

    Jared Zwerling

    NEW YORK -- There was a good chunk of time during Friday's practice when rookie Iman Shumpert was wearing a blue jersey. That meant he was the point guard in the first unit, playing alongside Landry Fields, Carmelo Anthony, Amare Stoudemire and Tyson...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  14. Chandler lobbied for Davis to join Knicks

    Jared Zwerling

    The Knicks haven't even tipped off their regular season yet, and Landry Fields and Amare Stoudemire are the only players in the starting five remaining from last season's opening night. Now they're both surrounded by another All-Star (Carmelo Anthony...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  15. Stat projections for the Knicks' starting five

    Jared Zwerling

    After 160 days of being locked out, NBA players are, believe it or not, less than 24 hours away from being allowed back into their arenas for the first time since the spring. The Knicks open their preseason Saturday afternoon in New Jersey against...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  16. Hey starters, Knicks can use ya

    Jared Zwerling

    Game 3 was opposite day for the Knicks -- a very opposite day. The Knicks got only 44 points from their starting five in their blowout 113-96 loss to the Celtics. How bad was that? The last time the Knicks had 44 points or fewer from their starter...

    Blog | April 24, 2011