New York Knicks
With the postseason furiously approaching, the New York Knicks have been busy demonstrating that the early season success that raised expectations was no fluke.
A day after Carmelo Anthony demolished the (short-handed) Miami Heat with a 50-point performance, the Atlanta Hawks came in with a game plan designed to help them avoid the same fate.
Carmelo Anthony, in Tuesday night's 102-90 victory over the Miami Heat, scored 50 points and handed out just two assists. Typical me-first game from a scorer above all else, right?
The New York Knicks have largely risen and fallen not on Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler, but when those two are supported by enough role players to make the Knicks a force.
With the Miami Heat running off a win streak of historic proportions, the teams of the Eastern Conference continue to battle for the right, in all likelihood, to lose to them.
The New York Yankees, as the New York Yankees would be the first to tell you, have great traditions that separate them from the rest of Major League Baseball.
The Mets passed along two pieces of news on Thursday afternoon.
Wednesday night, things returned to what had been normal for the New York Knicks.
It looked like it was all over for St. John's.
The Knicks' starting lineup on Monday night against the Utah Jazz included Chris Copeland, Pablo Prigioni and starting center Kenyon Martin.(1)
Over the past week, we've seen a ton of justified nostalgia about the three-decades plus run of the Big East Conference, whose final conference tournament ended Saturday with Louisville's 78-61 win over Syracuse.(4)
The New York Knicks entered Wednesday night's game against the Denver Nuggets knowing that Carmelo Anthony was managing an injured knee. They knew it Monday night against the Golden State Warriors, too, but played Anthony anyway, even long after the game was decided.