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Carmelo Anthony sets Madison Square Garden record 62 points

Wait a minute…Did that just happen?  Did we just witness history? On the heels of a strange 5-game losing streak, after an even stranger 5-game winning streak that saw his Knicks seemingly rejuvenated, Carmelo Anthony led New York to a 125-96 victory over the stunned Charlotte Bobcats Friday night scoring a franchise-high, Madison Square Garden record-setting and personal best 62 points in front of 19,812 in attendance. Anthony knocked down an incredible 23-of-35 shots, 6-of-11 from 3-point range, 10-of-10 from the free throw line while also hauling down a game-high 13 rebounds. var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true,"data_track_addressbar":true,"data_track_textcopy":false,"ui_atversion":"300"}; var addthis_product = 'wpp-3.5.9'; … Read entire article »

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Durant, James, Melo bring summer Basketball to Baltimore

Durant, James, Melo bring summer Basketball to Baltimore

Kevin Durant is having quite the summer. After frequenting the Philippines, New York’s Rucker Park, D.C.’s Goodman League and a host of other gritty street venues, the lanky sharp-shooting forward stepped it up a notch late Tuesday evening as he took his talents to Baltimore to face off against LeBron James and a new big three which included Baltimore’s very own Carmelo Anthony and CP3, better known as Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets in … Read entire article »

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Inside the Numbers: How the Celtics swept the Knicks

Inside the Numbers: How the Celtics swept the Knicks

The Boston Celtics completed there impressive four-game sweep of the New York Knicks with a 101-89 victory from Madison Square Garden Sunday afternoon, so as they sit back and patiently wait for their next opponent in these 2011 NBA Playoffs we thought it’d be nice to take a deeper look inside the numbers to break down just how in fact this veteran group was able to sweep right by New York in just four games. The … Read entire article »

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Andrew Bynum putting up impressive numbers since the All-Star break

Andrew Bynum putting up impressive numbers since the All-Star break

Los Angeles Lakers oft-injured big man Andrew Bynum has been putting up some extremely impressive numbers since the All-Star break.  After his dominant 10-point, 18-rebound, 4-block performance in a 97-84 victory over Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic Monday evening, Bynum is averaging 12.1 points, 12.4 rebounds and 2.5 blocks on 66.7% shooting from the field in 31 minutes of action per night over his last ten contests. In those ten games the Lakers are 9-1, … Read entire article »

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Stoudemire’s late block keys Knicks comeback victory over Heat

These guys weren’t supposed to be able to play defense, right?  Amare Stoudemire and New York Knicks’ newly-acquired All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony may not be known around the league for their prowess on the defensive side of the ball, but all it took was one key play in the closing moments of New York’s impressive 91-86 come-from-behind victory over the confident Heat Sunday night to dispel what we thought we knew about the other Eastern Conference new 3-man super group. The Heat looked confident and in control early boosting their lead to as many as 15 points in the first half of play only to let Carmelo Anthony will his new squad back to a one-point lead at halftime after assisting Knicks’ reserve forward Bill Walker on a miraculous buzzer-beating 3-point … Read entire article »

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Carmelo Anthony headed to the Big Apple

Carmelo Anthony headed to the Big Apple

Carmelo Anthony‘s headed to the Big Apple and it’s about time. Speculation regarding Melo’s future whereabouts have been rampant since the NBA season kicked off back in late October with countless outlets having had the seven-year pro everywhere from New Jersey to Los Angeles.  But at the end of the day Melo chose the bright lights of New York and his presence in Madison Square Garden this Wednesday is sure to bring even more electricity to … Read entire article »

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Forget about me?

Forget about me?

Oklahoma City Thunder star small forward Kevin Durant got off to what some would call a rocky start this early NBA campaign based solely on the lofty, and as some would deem, premature MVP expectations bestowed upon the young talent from the start. Quickly becoming the talk of the league after forcing the La La Lake Show to a grind-it-out  competitive six game series in the playoffs last summer coupled with the mantle of being the … Read entire article »

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