Porzingis, Melo miss 3s down stretch as Pacers beat Knicks

INDIANAPOLIS – The Pacers were wearing their maroon Hickory High uniforms but the Knicks were the overmatched underdogs Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The visitors also couldn’t pull off the upset because of a long miss from Kristaps Porzingis and an overall dud from Carmelo Anthony. Porzingis’ potential game-winner clanged off the rim with about eight seconds remaining, a 3-pointer from well beyond the line that transitioned to Indiana’s 108-105…

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Isola: Rambis Twitter incident is embarrass-Zen for Knicks

Bill Kostroun/AP Kurt Rambis’ Twitter account ‘liking’ a pornographic tweet isn’t a capital crime, but it is another embarrassing moment from a coach Phil Jackson hires. James Dolan probably misses the days when it was the won-loss record of a Knicks head coach that made him blush, not their Twitter accounts. As the Knicks try to distance themselves from the off-the-court shenanigans of Derek Fisher, here comes an embarrassing story…

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Knicks snap 7-game losing streak with win over Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS — Carmelo Anthony made it clear that it is playoffs or bust, saying on Saturday that “it would be hard to accept” the Knicks missing the postseason for a third straight season. “I don’t want to try to think about it at this point,” Anthony said after the Knicks ended a seven-game losing streak by beating the Timberwolves, 103-95. “If that happens it would be hard to accept that.”…

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Without reinforcements, Melo and Knicks fall to Nets 109-98

On second thought, the Knicks may want to cut out all that playoff talk. At this rate they’ll be squeezing out their remaining relevance in early March. Carmelo Anthony’s day started with a call for a playoff push even after Phil Jackson sat on his hands at the trade deadline. It ended with a 109-98 loss to the lowly Nets, a deflating game that included bundles of turnovers and lost…

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Jimmer Fredette to sign 10-day contract with Knicks

Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images Jimmer Fredette has finally fought his way back into the NBA and will sign with Knicks. It’s finally Jimmer Time. Former NCAA Player of the Year Jimmer Fredette will sign a 10-day contract with the Knicks on Saturday, sources confirmed from an ESPN report, representing the 26-year-old’s first call-up to the big club after he spent most of the season in the Westchester D-League affiliate. The…

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