New Jersey Nets 100 Final Recap | Box Score 92 New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony, SF 37 MIN | 4-11 FG | 3-6 FT | 3 REB | 6 AST | 11 PTS | -10 it’s impossible to expect a player of Melo’s pedigree and caliber to come out after a two-week groin hiatus — with the onus of Linsanity having hung over his every word and move — and not over-think things. Yes, I’m 95% sure I got tetanus of the eyes watching Melo shoot a basketball tonight. Yes, he was undoubtedly not in game shape. Yes, DeSagana Diop …continue reading
Earlier today, Nets Are Scorching‘s Devin Kharpertian and I used our lunch breaks to answer a series of three questions posed by the other. Well, that and eat food. Click here to see how Knicks fans and Nets fans can totally get along and not knife one another!
Last night I spent an hour yuckin’ it up with Marc and Jay over at The New York Knicks Podcast. They were tremendous hosts, and even got me to stop peeing my pants by the second take. See if you can guess which of the following topics wasn’t discussed: Jeremy Lin, J.R. Smith, Mike D’Antoni, Amar’e Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony, 14th century Scandinavian trade guilds. You’ll have to listen to find out!
[New York Times] Knicks 104, Mavericks 97: Lin Takes Care of Nowitzki and Mavericks, Putting Knicks Back on Track (Mon, 20 Feb 2012 06:24:05 GMT) Jeremy Lin had 28 points and a career-high 14 assists as the Knicks registered their most significant win of the season, against the defending N.B.A. champions. [New York Times] Smith’s Debut: Show Up, Suit Up and Fire Them Up (Mon, 20 Feb 2012 06:30:09 GMT) Without the benefit of a single practice to learn the plays, J. R. Smith took 16 shots and scored 15 points in his Knicks debut. [New York Times] ESPN Fires …continue reading
Just wanted to let everyone know I’m going forward with an event for Presidents’ Day. There will be giveaways (of wisdom), drink specials (not really), hot chicks (at another more trendy bar), and Jeremy Lin will be there (right on the television screens). Come watch the Knicks punk the fugazi Nets! It will be at Lilly O’Brien’s Bar in downtown Manhattan located at 67 Murray Street. You can get there via nearly every subway line (1,2,3 to Chambers St, 4,5,6 to Brooklyn Bridge, R train at City Hall, A,C,E to Chambers St./World Trade Center., PATH train to World Trade Center) …continue reading
Dallas Mavericks 97 Final Recap | Box Score 104 New York Knicks Amare Stoudemire, PF 33 MIN | 4-10 FG | 3-4 FT | 7 REB | 1 AST | 11 PTS | -18 Remember when Dirk Nowitzki used to routinely barbecue Amar’e Stoudemire in the Playoffs? Dirk Nowitzki does. Now, Stat wasn’t tasked with guarding Dirk very often — not exactly shocking, considering Amar’e Stoudemire would have a hard time keeping in front of an engine-less Buick — but when he was, it was, well, quite ugly. The good news is four of Stat’s boards were off the offensive …continue reading
Today is a major test for the Knicks, as they host the defending NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks. During the period known as “Linsanity,” the Knicks have had a relatively easy schedule, with the win over the Lakers being the only win against a really good team. So this has led the media to throw in a bunch of “well, let’s see them do it against good teams.” Today is just that sort of matchup. The Mavericks come in riding a six-game winning streak against some good teams all the while dealing with significant injuries. Shawn Marion has been outstanding on …continue reading