Each blogger of ESPN’s True Hoop Network has looked at his own team and written up some key thoughts on the upcoming season.
Archive for October, 2009
Knick fans that hoped the 2009 #8 pick would pay immediate dividends are going to be disappointed. Mike D’Antoni said Jordan Hill “got a ways to go” with regards to being NBA ready. A quote like this would be expected if New York grabbed a teenager from Europe like Ricky Rubio or Brandon Jennings. But [...]
I’ve been writing about the NBA for over 5 few years now, and I don’t think my disdain for writers using the same old cliches in lieu of true analysis has been hidden. This is especially true for articles on the Knicks, a team I’ve covered closely in that time span. A few years ago [...]
[Part 1 is here.] [Part 2 is here.] [Part 3 is here.] Eddy Curry – Center/Big Contract What the Stats Say There are two Eddy Curry stats that Knick fans seem to care about right now: 1. $11,276,863 – Curry’s toxic 2010-2011 cap number, an amount which is to the summer of 2010 what a [...]
[Part 1 is here.] [Part 2 is here.] David Lee – Power Forward/Center What the Stats Say Amid all the hubbub about David Lee “playing out of position at center” and the Knicks “needing to find a true big man so that Lee can move back to his natural position,” one simple fact has largely [...]
Previewing the 2009 season with a look at Hughes, Chandler, and Gallinari.
With the 2010 season nearly upon us, it’s time to go into season preview mode. We’re going to kick it off with a look at the players in a 4 part series, followed by more Knickly goodness. We’re going to run right up to the start of the season (save perhaps for a weekend breather). So here we go…