Which coach is more likely to win a blowout, the one slanted entirely towards a high paced offense, or the more balanced plodder? In my last post on Off the Dribble, I wrote that the percentage in which teams blow out their opponents may indicate they are stronger than their record would indicate. This season, [...]
Archive for April, 2012
[New York Daily News] Chandler eager for another shot at Heat (Tue, 24 Apr 2012 06:54:23 GMT) Tyson Chandler is looking forward to picking up this weekend where he left off last June â?? down in Miami, in a playoff series against the Heat. But could he also win this one, without Dirk Nowitzki? [New [...]
Aesop taught us when we were very small that the slow and steady tortoise can beat the hare. Have the Knicks been slow and steady in their improvement, or did they, like the hare, wait around, give only partial effort for half the season, assuming that all the other NBA teams were wearing half-shells? Many [...]
[New York Times] Essay: For the Nets in New Jersey, an Often Sorry State of Affairs (Mon, 23 Apr 2012 08:14:41 GMT) While often bad, the Nets were never boring during their 35-year run in New Jersey that concludes Monday night at Prudential Center in Newark. [New York Times] Knicks 113, Hawks 112: Knicks Rest [...]
New York Knicks 113 Final Recap | Box Score 112 Atlanta Hawks Carmelo Anthony, SF 42 MIN | 14-32 FG | 8-9 FT | 10 REB | 2 AST | 39 PTS | +6 Melo provided yet another sterling performance, continuing a run of basketball in April that’s almost made me forget he also got [...]
New York ( 33-30) take on Atlanta ( 38-25). Atlanta has been strong at home going 21-9 while New York (12-19) hasn’t fared well on the road. The 6th seed is still in play, but a loss today eliminates any chance of New York moving up. Your in-game thought here.
[New York Post] It’s obvious Melo-Amar’e pairing a Knicks problem (Sun, 22 Apr 2012 05:03:38 -0500) ATLANTA â?? In his return to the Knicks on Friday, Amar’e Stoudemire managed to do something no NBA player had been able to accomplish the past 3 1/2 weeks â?? stop Carmelo Anthony. Or maybe it was Anthony who [...]