Monthly Archives: February 2011

Knicks Cool Heat 91-86 by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

The new look New York Knicks, with Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups, stopped a seven-game home winning streak by the Miami Heat last night with an impressive 91-86 victory. The Big Three on Broadway, Anthony, Billups, and Amar’e Stoudemire, all … Continue reading

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Knicks Versus Heat Part Four Preview by Derrel “Jazz Johnson

Tonight the New York Knicks face their biggest test yet in their third game since the Carmelo Anthony trade when they head to South Beach to play the Miami Heat for the fourth and final time of the regular season … Continue reading

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Knicks Lose to Cavs in Carmelo’s Second Game 115-109 by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

After Carmelo Anthony’s debut with the New York Knicks Wednesday night, which included a press conference introducing him and Chauncey Billups to the media two and a half hours before the game ( ), many Knicks fans who wanted the … Continue reading

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New York City Basketball Is Back by Charu Robinson

It has been a long time coming.  Professional and college basketball in New York City has been non existent for almost a decade.  The last time the New York Knicks won a playoff series was in 1999, when they made … Continue reading

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Carmelo Meets The Media, Beats The Bucks, 114-108 by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

James Dolan, President and CEO of Cablevision Systems Corporation and Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden, Inc., welcomed new New York Knicks players Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups yesterday at a 5pm press conference, and then Anthony and Billups combined … Continue reading

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Whose Car Is It? Melo’s or Amar’e’s? by Aaron “The Inkwell” Smith February 23, 2011

You should have already heard by now.  Carmelo Anthony has gotten his wish and is now a New York Knickerbocker.  The New York Knicks completed a three-team, 13-player trade with the Denver Nuggets for Carmelo Anthony on Tuesday.

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The Knicks Land their Shooting Star by Marc “Razz” Rasbury

It took forever.  It was one of the best games of chicken ever played.  But in the end, the New York Knicks landed the coveted Carmelo Anthony.  This move automatically places them in the conversation as power player in the … Continue reading

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Nets Prepare for Second Half without Carmelo, but Possibly Deron Williams? by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

The New Jersey Nets enter the second half of the season with a record of 17-40, and with 25 games remaining, including two, Friday, March 4, 2011, and Saturday, March 5, 2011, in London, England versus the Toronto Raptors, they … Continue reading

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Carmelo to the Knicks is a Reason to Rejoice by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Carmelo Anthony, in his eighth year in the National Basketball Association(NBA), a 4-time All-Star, an NCAA champion and Final Four Most Outstanding Player award winner, is now a member of the New York Knicks, and many Knicks fans everywhere rejoice.  … Continue reading

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Don’t Count On ‘Melo Until He Signs by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

It was Friday, September 24, 2010, New York Knicks Media Day, when I first recall hearing rumors of Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets being involved in significant trade talks to the New Jersey Nets, as many of us watched … Continue reading

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