Knicks’ Smith out 3-4 months after surgery

The Knicks said Smith’s injuries, which were treated at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City by team orthopedist Dr. Answorth Allen, were chronic and gradually worsened. His recovery time is approximately three to four months, which could make him available between Oct. 15 and Nov. 15 — near the start of the 2013-14 season.

The Block Heard ‘Round The World!

Things could have turned out differently. Melo could have come crashing down in thunderous fashion with a dunk over Hibbert and the Knicks would have gone on to win Game 6 and 7. But at one moment in time, the earth stood still as two hands collided in mid-air above the rim with a basketball suspended halfway in between. And the rest is history.