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NBA / Feb 28, 2014 / 2:00 pm

A 6-Step Guide To Fixing The New York Knicks

New York Knicks

New York Knicks (Daniel Shirey/USA TODAY Sports)

After the Knicks lost to the Mavericks on a Dirk Nowitzki buzzer-beater Monday night, Carmelo Anthony stands at the free throw line at Madison Square with his hands on his knees in disbelief. In that moment you can feel all of the air leave the arena. Anthony had put out his best effort, scoring 44 points and has been carrying this team the whole year. Hours later, around 2:00 a.m., there is a report that Raymond Felton has been arrested on gun charges. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Feb 27, 2014 / 11:00 pm

Video: Carmelo Anthony Dunks On LeBron James — Then Swats Him

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony (Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY Sports)

The Heat-Knicks game might have turned into a blowout, but the first half back-and-forth between Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James almost made up for it. We showed you James’ mask, and how he barreled ‘Melo over for a bucket plus the foul. ‘Melo had his revenge, though, blazing past Shane Battier for a two-handed hammer on James. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Feb 27, 2014 / 9:56 pm

LeBron James Debuts “Batman” Mask

LeBron James

LeBron James (Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY Sports)

After breaking his nose against the Thunder a week ago, LeBron James has returned to the court wearing a black carbon-fiber mask tonight against the visiting Knicks. The mask’s color is the same as the BANE allusion ‘Bron made on IG, but as the TNT crew showed at halftime, it’s more Batman than BANE. Read More »

NBA / Feb 27, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Dime Q&A: Tyson Chandler On The Struggling Knicks & His NBA Mount Rushmore

Tyson Chandler

Tyson Chandler (David Manning/USA TODAY Sports)

Despite facing team adversity through much of the season, New York Knicks former All-Star center Tyson Chandler remains positive. After landing in Miami on Wednesday night for the team’s matchup against the Heat on Thursday, Chandler took the time to speak with Dime about a wide-range of subjects, including his involvement with the Skylanders: SWAP Force video game, to his interest in art and love of his family and of course, to issues in the Knicks’ locker room. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Feb 27, 2014 / 3:10 pm

NBA Unveils New “Latin Nights” Uniforms For Spurs, Heat, Lakers, Bulls & Knicks

New York Knicks "Latin Nights"

New York Knicks “Latin Nights” (photo. NBA)

The NBA has announced its plans for the “Latin Nights” program this year–titled Noches éne-bé-a (eh-nay-bay-ah). It will feature seven games, starting with March 2 between Chicago and New York. On the same day, Carmelo Anthony will help kick off the festivities by appearing in a new ad titled “Carmelo’s éne-bé-a rhythm” that will air on all NBA platforms. You can check out a sneak peek of it here. Read More »

NBA / Feb 25, 2014 / 10:40 am

Dirk Nowitzki Hits Buzzer-Beating Game-Winner Over Carmelo Anthony

Dirk Nowitzki, Carmelo Anthony

Dirk Nowitzki, Carmelo Anthony (Anthony Gruppuso/USA TODAY Sports)

The Knicks looked to have broken through on Monday night with the Mavs in town. Dallas is a legitimate Western Conference playoff team and the Knicks were playing them dead-even through 47 minutes and 59 seconds. Carmelo Anthony scored 44 points on 7-of-12 from downtown and they were tied 108-108 with just 10.6 seconds left. But that’s when Dirk Nowitzki isolated against Anthony near the top of the free throw circle. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Feb 24, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Kevin Love Or Carmelo Anthony: Who Needs New Teammates More?

Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Love

Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Love (Derick E. Hingle/USA TODAY Sports)

They’re both forwards on teams that were supposed to make a bit of a splash in their respective conferences, but while Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love have largely lived up to their pre-season hype, their teams have not. ‘Melo’s Knicks were supposed to be within the middle of the Eastern Conference playoff bracket by now, and Love’s ‘Wolves were supposed to be in the thick of the last few spots out west. With the future of both in doubt, it’s time to figure out which All-Star forward needs a change of scenery or drastically re-altered lineups to support them. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Feb 22, 2014 / 1:21 pm

Metta World Peace’s Brother Lobs Bombs At Knicks On Twitter

Metta World Peace

Metta World Peace (David Richard/USA TODAY Sports)

Metta World Peace let the world know on Twitter today that his agent was working on a buyout from the Knicks. He has nothing but love for his hometown of New York and Knicks fans in general, but remained largely mum about the reasons he’s decided to seek a buyout. His brother, Daniel Artest, wasn’t so covert. Daniel Artest has been lobbing grenades at the Knicks organization on his own Twitter account, calling out coach Mike Woodson, the Knicks PR department, and the organization as a whole secure in the knowledge his brother is done in New York’s blue and orange. Read More »

NBA, We Reminisce / Feb 20, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Debunking Myths: The 1980s NBA Vs. The Modern Game, Vol. 1

Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh

Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh (Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports)

The passing of time and subsequent dulling of our memories always makes the past look grander than it actually was. What’s the reason? Simply put, people don’t want to look back with a critical lens at our past. Everyone wants to believe that the icons of their era, whether they reigned in the fields of politics, music or the crux of our discussion, sports, are universally the “best.” Read More »

NBA / Feb 20, 2014 / 12:30 pm

10 Bold Predictions For The NBA’s Second Half

Andrei Kirilenko, Carmelo Anthony

Andrei Kirilenko, Carmelo Anthony (Jim O’Connor/USA TODAY Sports)

We’re technically past the halfway point in the NBA season, but really, let’s be serious: Things don’t start to heat up until after the All-Star break. Now we’re on the cusp of the trade deadline, and soon teams will be fighting for playoff spots and lottery ping-pong balls. Read More »