New York Knicks News
1-9-17: Carmelo Anthony and Brandon Jennings each scored a team-high 17 points on Saturday in Indiana, but the Knicks fell at the hands of the Pacers, 123-109. New York had 17 fewer rebounds than Indiana in the loss. The Knicks head back home to host the New Orleans Pelicans and then travel to Philadelphia. New York will be on the move a lot in January.
12-26-16: The Knicks’ starting lineup performed very well on Christmas Day, but New York fell just short in its attempt to win its third consecutive contest. Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 29 points in the contest, but the Knicks lost, 119-114, against the visiting Boston Celtics. Jeff Hornacek’s squad next heads to Atlanta to start a three-game road trip.
12-12-16: Kristaps Porzingis, Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks have been playing very well in December, as they have just one loss this month thus far. Porzingis scored a game-high 26 points en route to New York’s 118-112 victory against the Lakers at Staples Center. On Friday, Anthony scored a game-high 33 points at Sacramento.
11-28-16: In Friday’s overtime contest against the visiting Charlotte Hornets, Carmelo Anthony scored the game-winning bucket with just three seconds remaining. He scored a season-high 35 points to move the Knicks’ winning streak to a season-long three games. However, Kemba Walker was too much for the Knicks on Saturday night, as the streak ended.
11-21-16: Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 31 points on Sunday to give the Knicks their third victory in the last four games. With the 104-94 win, New York moved its record to 6-7 on the season. Kyle O’Quinn, who started in place of ill Joakim Noah, scored eight points and grabbed eight rebounds in the victory.
11-7-16: After the United Center fans booed Derrick Rose and cheered Joakim Noah in their return to Chicago, the Knicks defeated the Bulls, 117-104, behind a team-high 27 points from Kristaps Porzingis. Although New York stopped its two-game winning streak with Friday’s victory at Chicago, the Knicks fell, 114-109, against the visiting Utah Jazz on Sunday.
4-11-16: In the Knicks’ last home game of the season, they played a hard-fought match against the Eastern Conference’s second-best team, the Toronto Raptors. However, New York fell, 93-89, in the contest on Sunday night. On the bright side, Kyle O’Quinn scored eight points and grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds in 20 minutes on Sunday. The Knicks next head to Indiana to hope to avoid losing their 50th game of the 2015-16 season.
3-29-16: Carmelo Anthony was the game-high scorer against the Cavaliers on Saturday and against the Pelicans on Monday, but the Knicks lost both of the contests. On the bright side, New York swept a home-and-home set against the Chicago Bulls last week. In addition, Kristaps Porzingis has posted double-doubles in three of his last four games.
3-15-16: For most of March, the Knicks have alternated losses and wins. On Sunday, Carmelo Anthony led all scorers and rebounders at Staples Center, as he put up 26 points and grabbed 12 boards. The 90-87 victory against the Lakers was the Knicks’ first win by five points or fewer since the calendar turned to 2016.
2-29-16: Paul George was too much for the Knicks on Wednesday in the Indiana Pacers’ 108-105 victory. However, New York bounced back on Friday. A team effort led by Carmelo Anthony’s game-high 19 points got the Knicks a 108-95 victory over the visiting Orlando Magic. Unfortunately, Kurt Rambis’s squad fell, 98-81, on Sunday against the visiting Miami Heat.
2-23-16: On Saturday, the Knicks defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves, 103-95, behind Carmelo Anthony’s game-high 30 points to get their first win in February. The Knicks received a game-high 23 points from Anthony on Monday, but that performance was far from enough for New York against the division-leading Toronto Raptors. The loss dropped the Knicks back to 10 games below .500.
2-16-16: The Knicks played their last pre-All-Star break game on Tuesday, so they have a very lengthy break with their next game coming on February 19 at Brooklyn. The only Knickerbocker who participated in Sunday’s All-Star Game was Carmelo Anthony, who started his seventh game in a row. Overall, it was his ninth career All-Star Game.
2-10-16: The Knicks fired Derek Fisher on Monday and replaced him with Kurt Rambis as the interim head coach. Since winning back-to-back overtime games on January 18 and 20, the Knicks have dropped 10 of their last 11 games. Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 33 points in Tuesday’s 111-108 loss to the Washington Wizards, but it was New York’s fifth straight home loss.
2-3-16: On Tuesday, Jose Calderon missed his fourth consecutive game due to a groin injury, and the Knicks fell for the fifth time in their last six games. Langston Galloway started in his place in each of those contests. He posted a plus/minus of +24 in the Knicks’ 102-84 victory against the Suns on Friday, but was the only New York starter to not score in double digits in Tuesday’s 97-89 loss to the Boston Celtics.
1-12-16: It’s been an impressive five-game streak for the New York Knicks that includes two wins against the Atlanta Hawks, a one-point road loss to the San Antonio Spurs and a double-digit win against the Milwaukee Bucks. They look to continue their strong play against the Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets and Memphis Grizzlies this week.
1-4-16: After a 38-point performance by Arron Afflalo against the Atlanta Hawks, the New York Knicks are three games below .500 and three games off the final playoff spot in the East. After a road game against the Hawks again, the Knicks continue to play on the road against the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs.