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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Robert Goes to Clyde Frazier’s Restaurant: Part Two

When we last left our intrepid hero, he’d worried about under-dressin’ for a fĂȘte, been shootin’ jumpers, eatin’ snacks and spent’ some quality time Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper Al Trautwig. Part One can be found in its entirety here. And now, the thrilling conclusion of…ROBERT GOES TO CLYDE FRAZIER’S RESTAURANT! Clyde and Shump were holding court in the mini-court and posing for photos. It was the end of the night and both of them looked somewhat drained. I half-considered letting them be, but I am, if nothing else, a professional. And so are they. I tried to act as casual …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Thursday, Jun 28 2012)

[New York Post] Nash: I would talk to Knicks (Thu, 28 Jun 2012 03:47:37 -0500) Steve Nash, who has a home in the West Village, played soccer Wednesday night in Chinatown and on Sunday could find himself in midtown at the Garden meeting with Knicks officials. Nash said with the proximity of the Garden to his summer home, he would agree to a Knicks’ meeting… [New York Post] Knicks eyeing backcourt player in the second round (Thu, 28 Jun 2012 03:47:37 -0500) Without a first-round pick, the Knicks realize the player they select past 11 p.m.Thursday night late in the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Jun 27 2012)

[New York Daily News] Melo waxes on about Knicks winning title (Wed, 27 Jun 2012 04:07:14 GMT) Carmelo Anthony is a member of a club that he no longer wants to be a part of. Along with Dwight Howard, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose among others, Melo is one of the NBA’s elite players who has yet to win a championship. [New York Daily News] Baron looking for Knicks redux (Wed, 27 Jun 2012 01:41:39 GMT) Baron Davis said that he is not sure how much longer he will need the crutch and the brace on his right …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Jun 26 2012)

[New York Times] Middle School: The New Recruiting Battleground (Tue, 26 Jun 2012 07:39:17 GMT) The high caliber of high school basketball around Washington, and the pressure on coaches, has fostered a fierce recruiting environment focused on players in middle school and even fifth grade. [New York Times] Heat Fans Hail a Championship (Tue, 26 Jun 2012 07:09:21 GMT) The Miami Heat celebrated their second franchise championship with a massive parade, followed by a festive gathering at AmericanAirlines Arena. [New York Times] Spoelstra Gave Heat a Trophy Before ‘Real’ Trophy (Tue, 26 Jun 2012 08:18:33 GMT) Erik Spoelstra has come …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Monday, Jun 25 2012)

[New York Times] Thunder Aim to Keep Coach (Mon, 25 Jun 2012 04:54:02 GMT) General Manager Sam Presti said he considered reports that Phil Jackson or Jeff Van Gundy could be the next coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder to be “rubbish.” [New York Times] Sports of The Times: Rod Strickland Coaches Young Stars on the Ways of the N.B.A. (Mon, 25 Jun 2012 05:16:35 GMT) Rod Strickland made his share of mistakes in 17 seasons in the N.B.A., and now he advises young players on how to survive the demands of professional basketball. [New York Times] Off the Dribble: …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Sunday, Jun 24 2012)

[New York Post] Commish to appeal ruling on Lin, Novak (Sun, 24 Jun 2012 04:50:45 -0500) Apparently, NBA commissioner David Stern wants to be a candidate for most hated man in New York. According to a league official, Stern’s plan to appeal the union’s victory in the Jeremy Lin/Steve Novak Bird rights war may carry over into the July 1 start of free… [New York Post] Swapping crowns leads King James to the throne (Sun, 24 Jun 2012 04:42:10 -0500) So, as I’m waiting to flotilla out of Florida, I felt compelled to support the newspaper industry by purchasing some …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Saturday, Jun 23 2012)

[New York Times] Jeremy Lin Granted Early-Bird Rights (Sat, 23 Jun 2012 05:42:19 GMT) An arbitrator has granted Jeremy Lin his so-called early-Bird rights, which would give the Knicks greater latitude when free agency begins July 1. The N.B.A. plans to appeal. [New York Times] On Basketball: Heat’s Title Helps to Remove Tarnish (Sat, 23 Jun 2012 05:42:19 GMT) Perhaps the only way LeBron James can permanently keep the critics quiet is to just keep winning. [New York Times] Thunder Must Absorb Loss After Dominating Run to Finals (Sat, 23 Jun 2012 05:54:05 GMT) A week after looking like the …continue reading