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Riding off into the sunset?

If Super Bowl 50 was indeed Peyton Manning's final game, Hollywood couldn't have scripted a better ending. The sure-fire Hall of Famer wouldn't be the first legend to finish on top.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

FWIW: Thanasis Antetokounmpo's 10-day contract with the Knicks expired last night. The club hasn't yet announced a new pact with Thanasis. If they elect to let him walk, the Knicks will have an open roster spot.

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Okposo's hat trick leads Islanders' rout (0:55)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony says the soreness in his knee isn't going to heal "in a week ... or 2 weeks" & that it's impacted the mechanics of his shot. He's consulted with trainers, doctors and players on the issue and has been assured that it's a part of the recovery from surgery.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo says the soreness in his knee is an expected part of recovery from surgery. He'll use All Star week as an opportunity to recover.

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Nuggets hang on, deal Knicks fifth straight loss (1:22)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derek Fisher says he'll take responsibility for why the Knicks struggled in the early portion of today's game.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks 101, Nuggets 96: the Knicks rebounded from a 19-point deficit and put themselves in position to tie the game with under a minute to play But Carmelo Anthony missed a 3-point attempt with 11 seconds to play and the Knicks down three, and that was that. New York has lost 9 of 10; the club is a season-high 8 games below .500. Tough times for Derek Fisher's team.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

New York has fallen apart in the last five minutes, scoring just one field goal and allowing Denver to build a five-point advantage with one minute to play.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks take a 2-point lead with seven minutes to play on Carmelo Anthony's feed to a cutting Robin Lopez. Anthony has a team-high six assists.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis has recorded his 18th double double of the season, which is one more than Patrick Ewing had as a rookie. Though Ewing played 50 games in his rookie season.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

It's hard accuse this Knicks team of folding. They turned a 19-point deficit to three point lead in the 3rd. Back to back baskets for Porzingis.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis started today's game a combined 0-for-11. They've since made 10 of 16 shot. Knicks are down 7 midway through the third but Anthony's on the bench after picking up his fourth foul.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

MSG crowd was booing the team when it fell behind 10 midway through the second quarter. New York cut the lead to 11 by halftime thanks to 6 points from Carmelo Anthony. NY could use some more out of Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis (combined 6-for-20 shooting) in the second half if it hopes to mount a comeback.

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Danilo Gallinari or Steph Curry? (0:15)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks team defense hasn't looked good at all today. Denver is shooting 55 percent from the floor and 28 of its 53 points have been scored in the paint.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Both Kristaps Porzingis and Carmelo Anthony have started 0-for-5 against Denver and the Knicks are down 11 after one quarter. Not a good sign for New York, which has lost eight of nine.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jose Calderon is keeping the Knicks in this game. The point guard has 8 points on 3-for-3 shooting. The rest of the Knicks are 4-for-16.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Robin Lopez picks up two quick fouls and in comes Kyle O'Quinn. Derek Fisher tries something new by inserting Kevin Seraphin with 5 minutes to go in the first quarter. It's rare for Seraphin to play this early in a game, if at all.