The associated press is reporting that Jamal Crawford has a stress fracture in his right ankle which may require regular season ending surgery. He might be available for a potential playoff series should he require surgery. Apparently the injury was sustained at some point during Monday’s game against the Heat, but Crawford is unsure of when.
Healthy, Wealthy, and Young: The Birth of A New Era Standing 6?11?, being only 23 years-old, and with a promising rookie campaign under his belt, Channing Frye seemed destined to finally fill the gaping productivity hole at the Knicks? power forward position. The Knicks haven?t employed a tall, talented four since the glory days of Charles Oakley. Having suffered through a platoon of the short (Anthony Mason, Larry Johnson), the short and useless (Othella Harrington, Clarence Weatherspoon, Malik Rose, Maurice Taylor), and the short but perennially out of shape (Mike Sweetney), Knicks fans envisioned a bright future of crisp pick-and-rolls, …continue reading
If the Knicks want to establish themselves as Post All Star Game playoff candidates, playing well against two teams they’re looking to leapfrog, the Nets & Heat, seems to be a good start. I’ll leave this thread open for comments on those two games.
Just like Charlie Brown laying flat on his back after Lucy has yanked the ball away, the Knicks found themselves flat on their collective back after stinking up a mostly empty Wachovia Center last night. In a rare Larry Brown-esque moment, Isiah Thomas publicly chastised his team, questioning its toughness, claiming that the fans want it more than the players do. In their second game in two nights the Knicks looked lethargic after pulling out to an early lead. Without top reserve David Lee (flu), followed by the in-game loss of Q-Rich (shoulder), Isiah had to go deep into his …continue reading
From Today’s New York Sun: Furthermore, check out New York’s upcoming schedule: After tonight, the ‘Bockers won’t play a team with a winning record until March 10. That’s eight straight games against the league’s doormats if you’re scoring at home, and it will be a huge disappointment if the locals don’t claim at least five of them. Notice I said “after tonight,” because this is what I’ve been leading up to; tonight might be the biggest game of the Knicks’ season. They host the Magic at MSG, and with a win they’ll close the gap to three games with 28 …continue reading
David Lee, Knicks starting power forward? Discuss.