TAG: New York Knicks

NBA / Dec 4, 2014 / 10:15 pm

Video: Amar’e Stoudemire Explodes For Vintage Slam Over Anderson Varejao

Amar'e Stoudemire

Amar’e Stoudemire will never again be the dominant force he was for the Phoenix Suns, but still has enough left in the tank to show flashes of the player he used to be. Watch S.T.A.T. tap into his former self by rising for a vintage poster dunk on Anderson Varejao in tonight’s matchup between the New York Knicks and Cleveland Cavaliers. Read More »

instagram, Smack, Twitter / Dec 3, 2014 / 10:45 am

Video: Nets Fan, Missing His Prosthetic Leg, Carried Out Of MSG By Security

Jeffrey Gamblero

We were at the Knicks-Nets game last night and word quickly spread among some of the media that a Nets fan, with a prosthetic leg, had been kicked out of the arena. Video surfaced on Instagram, and the Knicks have released a statement because any time you have three security officers dragging a recumbent man missing his prosthetic leg out of a sporting event — as onlookers boo, no less — it’s a PR fiasco. Read More »

Smack / Dec 1, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Video: ‘Melo Gets Technical For Arguing After Ref Blows Whistle In His Ear

Carmelo Anthony

We’ve never seen this happen in more than 25 years of watching the NBA. That’s not to say it hasn’t happened before, we’ve just never seen it if it has. During New York’s 86-79 loss to the Heat at the Garden yesterday, Carmelo Anthony returned to action after missing a pair of games in OKC and Dallas with back spasms. Except, he was also whistled for a technical foul after referee Ken Mauer blew the whistle in his ear, momemntarily turning him deaf on the inbounds. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 29, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Watch Serge Ibaka Take Off From Just Inside Free Throw Line For Soaring Slam

Serge Ibaka

Serge Ibaka (photo. NBA YouTube)

Believe it or not, Russell Westbrook didn’t beat the New York Knicks all by himself last night. Serge Ibaka had a hand in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s dominance, too. Watch the hyper-athletic big man catch a pass and initiate lift-off from just inside the free throw line for a soaring, powerful slam. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 29, 2014 / 12:33 pm

Video: Russell Westbrook’s Historic Return In OKC’s Blowout Of The Knicks

Russell Westbrook

There wasn’t very much rust for Russell Westbrook last night as he led his Thunder to a 105-78 blowout win over the Knicks in Oklahoma City. His 32 points (12/17), eight assists and seven rebounds in under 24 minutes of action hasn’t been done since the advent of the shot clock, and the Thunder finally have one half of their star duo back. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 28, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Russell Westbrook’s First Basket Since Halloween Is This Sick Double-Pump Slam

Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook

This is so, so Russell Westbrook. In his first game since Halloween, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar scored 14 first quarter points against the New York Knicks. His first bucket? A powerful, emotional double-pump dunk, naturally. Read More »

NBA / Nov 28, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Carmelo Anthony Was Once Convinced That He Would Sign With Bulls This Summer

Carmelo Anthony

Just imagine where the 4-12 New York Knicks would be without Carmelo Anthony. If things had gone just a bit differently this summer, that dark timeline would be the ‘Bockers current reality. In a coming documentary chronicling his two-week free agency tour in July, Carmelo says that he was once convinced that he’d sign with the Chicago Bulls. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Nov 27, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: Dirk Nowitzki Scores Season High 30 As Mavs Knock Off Knicks In OT

Quincy Acy, Dirk Nowitzki

The Knicks kept it surprisingly close against the Mavericks in Dallas last night despite missing their star, Carmelo Anthony. After a rough shooting night, J.R. Smith‘s miracle heave with under a second left forced OT, but it was the future Hall of Famer Dirk Nowitzki who sealed the win for Dallas by scoring a season-high 30 points. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 25, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Carmelo Anthony Injures Back; Doubtful For Wednesday At Dallas

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony tweaked his back in the first half of the New York Knicks’ loss to the Houston Rockets on Monday and didn’t return to the game. Though he travelled with his team to Dallas for Wednesday’s contest with the Mavericks, the Knicks officially list Anthony as doubtful to play. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 25, 2014 / 11:00 am

Watch James Harden Nutmeg Amar’e Stoudemire On Nifty Pass To Motiejunas

James Harden

James Harden (photo. NBA YoutTube)

People dislike watching James Harden play basketball. Frequent defensive breakdowns notwithstanding, we’ve never understood that phenomenon. The Beard is one of the most skilled, crafty, and uniquely athletic players in the league, and captains a go-go offensive attack that subsists on a heavy diet of dunks and three-pointers (and free throws). His most underrated attribute? Passing. Watch Harden show off his awesome blend of court vision and creative flair by finding Donatas Motiejunas via a bounce pass between Amar’e Stoudemire’s legs. Read More »