He was supposed to come here. He was supposed to be our guy. The money, the media, the Manhattan expectations as daunting as they are potentially deifying – they were all his for the taking. He would have been revered. He could’ve been a legend. When it became clear early last July that LeBron James [...]
Archive for May, 2011
According to the NBA: The All-NBA Second Team consists of guards Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat and Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder, forwards Pau Gasol of the Los Angeles Lakers and Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks, and center Amar’e Stoudemire of the New York Knicks. The All-NBA Third Team includes the [...]
Back in December, when Landry Fields was named Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for November, I broke down his first month in the NBA and compared it to other notable 2nd round draft picks. Back then he compared favorably to Manu Ginobili, arguably the greatest second round pick since the draft went to two [...]
With no 2012 picks in their pocket as of now, this year’s draft is a big one for the Knicks. And with the summer’s CBA talks weeks away from yielding anything concrete, it’s also a strange one for the NBA as a whole. Many would-be first round picks, who in any other year would have [...]
I have to admit I’m getting very excited about the increasingly-more-likely scenario of Heat vs Mavs: The Sequel. (Dirk’s Revenge? Just a thought.) Tonight the Thunder and the Grizzlies tip off at 5:00 ET, while the Heat and the Celtics start at 8:00 ET.
I’ll once again try the Wild Wing Cafe for the games. I have not returned since the Knicks were basically 10-run-ruled for college softball. (I will pass on the fish tacos this time. Sometimes, I really wish I liked wings.) The Hawks at Bulls tips at 8 and the Mavs at Lakers tips at 10:30.
Four off the floor: Key decisions for the summer Decision#2 — Which free agents should the Knicks target this summer?May 1st, 2011 by Jim Cavan
What the Knicks are able or not able to do in the off-season depends on two things: the makeup of the next CBA, and the fate of nearly half their roster. Anthony Carter, Roger Mason, Shelden Williams, Shawne Williams, Jared Jeffries, and Derek Brown are all unrestricted free agents. Most believe Mason has seen his [...]