With more than 50 wins for the New York Knicks and more than 27 points per game for himself, the numbers back Melo up. The Knicks won a division title, and Anthony will add the scoring title after the regular season ends Wednesday.
Marcus Camby, the Hartford native, is returning to the New York Knicks after being away for 10 years. The 38-year-old will be entering his 17th season in the NBA. Camby averaged 7.1 points and 9.3 rebounds in 19 games for the Rockets last season.
Knicks coach Mike Woodson has confirmed that point guard Jeremy Lin will not play in the first round of the NBA playoffs. If the Knicks manage to advance, however, it is undetermined whether the 23-year-old will be able to suit up and take the floor.
J.R. Smith scored 22 points for the Knicks, who pulled away in the second half to clinch the Eastern Conference’s No. 7 seed and a first-round playoff matchup against No. 2 Miami beginning Saturday.
The biggest question for Knicks fans: do you want your team to face the Chicago Bulls or Miami Heat?
ESPN fired an employee responsible for an offensive headline about Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin.
ESPN has apologized for using a racial slur in a headline for a story on Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin.