Knicks Fix

  • Monday, August 13, 2012

    U.S. Maintains Gold Standard

    Mike Krzyzewski’s pregame speech didn’t need to echo the heart-pumping intensity of Herb Brooks from 1980’s Miracle on Ice. The shower of motivation didn’t have to come from words, but from the completion of a mission that he and the core group of USA Basketball, which included architect Jerry Colangelo, the world’s most complete player in LeBron James and an elite unit of snipers led by Carmelo...
  • Friday, August 10, 2012

    One Step Closer to Gold

    Carmelo Anthony has worn a USA Basketball uniform seven times in the last 11 years and when he takes the court Sunday at North Greenwich Arena in London in the gold-medal game against Spain, his 67th in red, white and blue, he faces a reality that it could be his last. “This experience has been great,” Melo said after the 109-83 win over Argentina in the semifinal on Friday. “You never know what could...
  • Wednesday, August 08, 2012

    Melo Helps Team USA Unleash 'The Mamba'

    By halftime, Kobe Bryant’s career was dead, eulogized and buried like can only happen on Twitter. Then came a 20-point barrage that included a shower of six three-pointers, sparking another ridiculous run by Team USA to break open what was a close game. Along with blowouts, another recurring theme for the U.S. has been the emergence of a random scoring performance by one of the many stars. Against N...