Look. I’m not happy Isiah is back either. It is impossible to imagine that anything he could possibly offer as a scout/consultant is not completely undermined by the ugliness of his tenure at the Garden and the manner of his departure. Nevertheless, you would do well to ignore the screeching hysteria coming from tabloid writers [...]
Archive for August, 2010
The NBA season is unique among American sport leagues, in that the action doesn’t come to an end once a champion is crowned. After the Finals, fans are bombarded with the draft, summer league, and free agency. One week after the Lakers won a championship, John Wall was drafted by the Wizards. Two weeks after [...]
Berman reported yesterday that the Knicks signed former San Antonio Spurs guard Roger Mason. Mason is a three-point chucker specialist who has been a bit erratic throughout his career. His solid career mark of 38.1% has been characterized by extreme highs and lows. He had a stellar run from 2007-2009 when he shot 39.8% and [...]
According to ESPN, Shaquille O’Neal has signed with the Boston Celtics. Zach Lowe has some Scattered Thoughts on the deal: Still: This could work if a lot of things go right. Shaq can be an asset for a team that ranked just 15th in points per possession and struggled to produce looks at the rim [...]
This is the first in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of examinations into different games, events and decisions that impacted Knicks history in some way, shape or form. Stories that are not as famous as, say, LJ’s 4-point play or Willis Reed playing Game 7, but still have a place in Knicks history, [...]
How the decision affected LeBron’s image, what it meant from a historical context, which conditions made it likely to occur, and what are the long term ramifications of it?