Entries Tagged as 'New York Knicks'

Steve Nash believes Jeremy Lin’s success about more than the system, enjoys watching ‘perfect storm’

February 16th, 2012 · 4 Comments

PHOENIX — As linsane as these past seven games have been for the Knicks’ newest star, it surely seems sacrilegious to compare him to Steve Nash when Mr. Linsanity owns less career starts than Two Time has All-Star berths, a notion that has been bandied about in the media and by no less an authority […]

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Tags: Mike D'Antoni · New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Steve Nash

How the Phoenix Suns shut down Amare Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony

January 19th, 2012 · 13 Comments

It’s no surprise to see Amare Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony have inefficient shooting nights. Even Spike Lee would admit that STAT (40.8 FG%) and Melo (41.1 FG%) are high-volume chuckers with awful shot selection. But it was somewhat shocking to see a Phoenix Suns team that just allowed 118 points to the Derrick Rose-less Chicago […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Defense · Grant Hill · Marcin Gortat · New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns

Phoenix Suns 91, New York Knicks 88 — Suns win battle of the exes

January 18th, 2012 · 37 Comments

Steve Nash outdueled ex-teammate Amare Stoudemire and the Phoenix Suns got a hard-fought victory Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, 91-88. Nash scored 26 points, dished out 11 assists, and hit six free throws down the stretch to seal the game, which was tight all the way to the final buzzer. After taking the night […]

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Tags: Defense · New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Recap · Steve Nash

Preview: Phoenix Suns (4-9) at New York Knicks (6-7)

January 18th, 2012 · 20 Comments

Phoenix Suns 91, New York Knicks 88 The Phoenix Suns will meet up with Amare Stoudemire and his New York Knicks tonight for the first time in Year 2 following their divorce, and thus far this season neither side is benefiting from the separation. The Suns’ offense has fallen from the ranks of the elite […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Preview

Amare Stoudemire finds no playoff success away from Phoenix; Hedo Turkoglu, J-Rich also struggling

April 24th, 2011 · 7 Comments

So as it turns out Amare Stoudemire ended up winning as many playoffs games as Steve Nash this year. That was the case after the Boston Celtics finished off Amare’s New York Knicks this afternoon in a series that was very competitive in Boston but not so much in Madison Square Garden. Stoudemire’s advanced stats […]

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Tags: Amare Stoudemire · Hedo Turkoglu · Jason Richardson · New York Knicks · Orlando Magic · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Phoenix Suns react to Carmelo Anthony trade

February 22nd, 2011 · 23 Comments

There aren’t many teams in the NBA that won’t be affected by the New York Knicks’ acquisition of Carmelo Anthony from the Denver Nuggets on Monday. Be it through ensuing trades, future matchups or how a team finishes this season, the impact of Anthony’s move will be felt all over the league. It could be […]

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Tags: Denver Nuggets · New York Knicks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis