The starters for the NBA All-Star Game were announced on Thursday night, and Knicks' star Carmelo Anthony was voted in by the fans for yet another go at it. Based on the Knicks' struggles this season, no other Knickerbocker figures to be joining him in New Orleans when the reserves are named as well.
The league continues to experiment with its jerseys more and more, and figured the All-Star Game would be a great opportunity to unveil its latest creation. They were wrong. In any event, click here for a look at Anthony donning this year's jersey and decide for yourself.
In the meantime, let's also glance aross the web for a bevy of interesting Knicks'-related links heading into the weekend.
As if New York's injury woes couldn't get any worse, they'll now be without yet another big man for an indefinite period of time. After failing to convert on a miserable dunk attempt on Wednesday night against the 76ers, our friends at ESPN New York report that Andrea Bargnani will be sidelined with a torn ligament in his elbow.
To see the missed dunk attempt (or lack there of) from all angles (literally), follow this link for a video of the Italian Stallion's mishap.
In other news, my buddy Seth from P&T examined Coach Mike Woodson's rather extensive history with "the curb." For more, do yourself a favor and click here.
Speaking of kicking players to the curb (or not, depending on your perception), Beno Udrih has since made light of the report that he requested a trade from the Knicks, asserting his preference is to stay.
And to close things out on a much happier and more optimistic note, the John Starks Foundation is hosting its annual celebrity bowling tournament next month in New York City. Click here for more informarion on the event and the even greater cause.