New York Teams

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

After the Knicks' win over Sacramento, Derrick Rose offered the kind of perspective that the coaching staff probably appreciates. "We can't be content with where we're at," he said. The Knicks (11-9) haven't been two games over .500 this late in a season since 2012-13. But Rose, who had another strong night (20 points, 6 rebs, 6 assists), understandably says they're 'far away' from where they want to be.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony has no problem deferring to Derrick Rose, Brandon Jennings or Kristaps Porzingis: "That's a comfort level that we have to have.... If it's a stretch where Derrick has it going or Brandon tonight has it going, we put the ball in their hands. That's what they're here for and we play off of that."

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony thinks the Knicks, who have eight players in their first year in NY, are starting to figure one another out after a slow start. The club has won 8 of 11 – the best record in the Eastern Conference over that span. "I think we're becoming more comfortable with one another and understanding each one of our abilities," Anthony said.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Joakim Noah on DeMarcus Cousins after the Knicks' win over Sacramento, which featured a few flare ups between the two big men: "Boogie's tough. No question. He acts like he's your friend one minute, then one minute he gets a tech. He's an emotional roller-coaster." Noah delivered that last line with a laugh and added that Cousins is one of the best centers in the NBA.

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Knicks are in rarefied air (for them)

New York is 11-9 following Sunday night's win over Sacramento. The only other time that the Knicks have been two games over .500 since winning the Atlantic Division in 2012-13 was when they were 8-6 on Nov. 21, 2015.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle O'Quinn on his recent offensive rebounding prowess (10 in the last two games): "You just wanna play. You'll do anything."

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Carmelo clutch down the stretch in Knicks win (0:50)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek, a baseball fan, says the Knicks' win against Sacramento was ugly but "it's a line drive in the scorebook, right?"

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Odell critical of officials after Giants' loss (0:40)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks 106, Kings 98: New York nearly blew a 20-point third-quarter lead but hung on late thanks to a few big shots from Carmelo Anthony (20 points). Derrick Rose had another strong floor game (20 points on 16 shots). He and Brandon Jennings carried the Knicks for long stretches. The club is two games over .509 this late in the season for the first time since 2012-13.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt Barnes gets a "Derek Fisher! Derek Fisher!" chants from the fans at MSG. Tough crowd.

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DeKeyser's wicked wrister wins it for Red Wings (0:21)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Kings are playing Hack-a-Noah and it's worked. Joakim Noah has missed all four of his free throws, giving Sacramento a chance to eat into a 5-point lead. Fortunately for the Knicks and Noah, the Kings have come up empty on both trips, one of which ended with a Kristaps Porzingis block.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony hits a 3-pointer with three minutes to go to give the Knicks a much-needed 5-point cushion. Anthony's just 7-for-18 but has taken shots within the flow of the offense tonight, giving teammates like Derrick Rose (20 points) and Brandon Jennings (15 points) a chance to make an impact.

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Steelers end Giants' six-game winning streak (1:01)
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Cousins goes hard for acrobatic layup and-1 (0:20)

1927 Yankees diary

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