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Monthly Archives: February 2008

2008 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Hawks emailed Mike, one of the authors of, one of the best basketball blogs on the Internet, to get his thoughts about New York’s season so far. His responses are below…

Lee 4:37

“And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth.” John 4:37 (KJV) The Knicks routed a Bobcats team last night that was without Gerald Wallace at the beginning of the game and lost Jason Richardson in the second quarter. The eventual 24 point victory was hardly inevitable. After a depressing first quarter I was preparing myself for the worst. But the Knicks battled hard, then turned the tide in the final four minutes of the second quarter. Sparked by a Jeffries dunk off an assist from Randolph and a Crawford three pointer, the Knicks used an explosive 15-0 …continue reading

Cross-Conference Deals: Did the East Get Stronger?

Looking back on a frenzied trade season in the NBA I thought I’d take a conference-level approach rather than a team-by-team one, just for kicks and giggles. The dominant perspective among all of us NBA blowhards—bloggers, fans, and press alike—is that the West not only has better teams but also the better top-to-bottom talent. Then the Celtics landed KG and Ray Allen, and some of us thought the deal might reverse the flow of talent back to the East as teams responded to it. After a busy trade season where a lot of players actually did switch conferences I wondered …continue reading

Knicks at Raptors Open Thread (2nd Half)

Knicks down 2 at the half. Bosh sat for much of the half and Toronto pounded us on the boards, especially on the offensive boards. They’re almost as bad defensively as we are though. Zach Randolph is in full knucklehead mode.