And so it begins. The NBA announced today it would lock out the players beginning at midnight tonight. That means no practices, no Summer League, no trades or free agent signings, and no team doctors helping Toney Douglas heal his broken shoulder. We could be here a while. Luckily, KnickerBlogger has all sorts of swell [...]
Archive for June, 2011
A few weeks back, NBA TV ran footage of the entire first round of the 1990 Draft. The whole thing was frighteningly vintage, with 16-bit neon graphics, flat-billed tuques and renegade follicles flying around in a shameless, nostalgic blur. It was incredible. It was also a weird time for the NBA. The basketball world was [...]
Reports are coming in that the 45th overall pick, big man Josh Harrellson was purchased from the New Orleans Hornets. There isn’t much to say about him, NBADraft.Net didn’t have them in their full mock draft. Harrellson played one year in Kentucky, and his per minute stats showed him to be a strong rebounder, and [...]
Ed Weiland, who in my opinion is one of the better stat-savvy draft prognosticator, says the Knicks have a pick with potential, albeit much of it unrealized. College career has been disappointing, but Shumpert is the sort of player who might emerge from this draft as a bargain. His 10.6 RSB40 and 3.3 S40 suggest [...]
With the 17th pick in the Draft, the Knicks nabbed the uber-athletic guard from Georgia Tech. Rumors began circulating before the pick that the Knicks were targeting either Shumpert or Florida State swingman Chris Singleton. There will be more (much, much more) to come shortly. In the mean time, share your thoughts on the newest [...]
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17. Klay Thompson, SG While I (and many in Knick Knation) was tempted to pluck uber-rebounder and WoW darling Kenneth Faried, the sweet-shooting Thompson certainly fills the long-distance cupboard that was summarily emptied in the Carmelo Anthony deal. The Reggie Miller comparison that Donnie Walsh has been floating certainly caught my eye as well. Though [...]