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  1. Derek Fisher: Carmelo Anthony, starting five 'a disappointment to...

    Ian Begley

    NEW YORK -- Here's how bad things are getting for the New York Knicks: Carmelo Anthony is starting to question whether his team has the confidence to compete on an NBA floor. "We gotta want to win. We gotta believe that we can win basketball games...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  2. Shumpert, Jason Smith look like starters

    Ian Begley

    Derek Fisher's starting five is starting to take shape. Fisher went with Iman Shumpert at shooting guard and Jason Smith at power forward in the New York Knicks' preseason finale Friday, against the Toronto Raptors in Montreal. Those two are ...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  3. W2W4: Knicks at Celtics

    Ian Begley

    Here are a few things to keep an eye on during the Knicks' preseason opener against the Celtics on Wednesday night in Hartford: Starting 5? Fisher refused to reveal his starting five Tuesday. He wanted a chance to meet with his staff and announce...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  4. Woodson still tinkering with starting lineup

    Ian Begley

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Coach Mike Woodson admitted Tuesday that he's had "some struggles" finding the right lineups and rotations for the 2-4 Knicks. So he's mulling a change to the starting five in an effort to get things turned around. "Right ...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  5. Woody: I'll settle on starting 5 ... eventually

    Ian Begley

    Mike Woodson's goal, eventually, is to have a consistent starting five. It doesn't sound as if he'll be settling on one any time soon, though. Before the season opener, Woodson said that he would base his lineups on the opponent. On Wednesday ...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  6. Opening Tip: Starting five

    Ian Begley

    NEW YORK -- Mike Woodson started two point guards to start the season opener against Milwaukee on Wednesday. But don't expect to see that lineup every night. Woodson plans to tailor his starting lineups to the Knicks' opponent early on this s...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  7. Opening Tip: Where should Melo play?

    Ian Begley

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Let's be clear from the top: Mike Woodson hasn't made any lineup decisions yet and we are a ways away from Woodson committing to a starting five. But from what Woodson and others are saying early on in training camp, it sound...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  8. Woody sticks with small-ball starting five

    Ian Begley

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Mike Woodson will go with a small-ball starting lineup in Game 6 -- the same lineup that he has played for most of the season. Raymond Felton and Pablo Prigioni will start in the backcourt alongside Iman Shumpert, Carmelo Anthony a...

    Blog | May 18, 2013
  9. Bigger lineup backfires

    Ian Begley

    INDIANAPOLIS -- In an attempt to neutralize the Pacers' size advantage, Mike Woodson went with a bigger starting five for Game 4. He inserted Kenyon Martin into the starting lineup and took out Pablo Prigioni. The bigger front line didn't pro...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  10. Starting five: Is it time for a change?

    Ian Begley

    Is it time for a change? Mike Woodson has hinted several times over the past few days that he's thinking about altering his starting lineup. Ultimately, though, he's decided each time to stick with the same unit: Raymond Felton, Jason Kidd, I...

    Blog | February 24, 2013
  11. New starting lineup?

    Ian Begley

    BOSTON -- Mike Woodson may shake up the starting lineup on Thursday night against the Celtics. On Thursday morning, the Knicks coach said he was toying with the idea of taking Chris Copeland out of the starting five. That could mean sliding C...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  12. Decision coming on starting five

    Ian Begley

    With Iman Shumpert back and Raymond Felton getting closer, Mike Woodson is going to have some interesting choices to make regarding his starting lineup. Shumpert started Thursday because Woodson didn't want the second-year guard to tighten up aft...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  13. STAT, Tyson lend a hand in Far Rockaway

    Ian Begley

    The big debate surrounding Amar'e Stoudemire right now is whether he should come off of the bench or remain in the starting five once he returns to the court. Regardless of where you fall in this debate or whether you think the Knicks are better ...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  14. Tyson: Knicks can be top-5 defensive squad

    Ian Begley

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Not long ago, if someone called the Knicks one of the top defensive teams in the NBA, you would have questioned their sanity. With Mike D'Antoni on the sidelines, Amare Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony in the starting five and n...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  15. Halftime: Knicks 65, Bucks 61

    Ian Begley

    A few thoughts from the first half of Knicks-Bucks: STARTERS FLUID: The Knicks' starting five of Jeremy Lin, J.R. Smith, Landry Fields, Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire came out red-hot, hitting their first 11 shots. But that group also strug...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  16. D'Antoni: Shumpert may start on Friday

    Ian Begley

    New York Knicks rookie Iman Shumpert may have played his way into the starting lineup. Mike D'Antoni said on Thursday that he could insert Shumpert into the Knicks' starting five as early as Friday night at Washington. "I think you do conside...

    Blog | January 05, 2012