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Monthly Archives: November 2012

‘Ricks 114, Knicks 111

New York Knicks 111 Final Recap | Box Score 114 Dallas Mavericks Carmelo Anthony, SF 41 MIN | 7-16 FG | 7-8 FT | 6 REB | 4 AST | 23 PTS | +3 Twenty-four hours after grinding the Hornets into bug paste and eating it raw, Melo looked like he was lugging around an early Thanksgiving beaver dinner – at least in the early going. (Do people eat beaver on Thanksgiving, or is that just my family?)To his credit, the first half clangs and quickly summoned double-teams were shrugged off honorably, as our hero routinely zipped out to open …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Nov 21 2012)

[New York Newsday] Carmelo Anthony scores 29 as Knicks cruise past Hornets (Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:10:45 EST) Carmelo Anthony had it going early and looked as if he was headed for a 40- or 50-point night. But his services weren't needed for most of the second half and not at all in the fourth quarter Tuesday night. [New York Daily News] Melo drops 29 points as Knicks top Hornets (Wed, 21 Nov 2012 04:00:49 GMT) Mike Woodson’s club is working on another winning streak after the Knicks defeated New Orleans, 102-80. At 8-1, the Knicks once again own the …continue reading

Knicks 102, Hornets 80

New York Knicks 102 Final Recap | Box Score 80 New Orleans Hornets Carmelo Anthony, SF 28 MIN | 12-22 FG | 3-3 FT | 6 REB | 4 AST | 29 PTS | +24 For all of the well-deserved laurels and plaudits and whatnot that were tossed at Melo’s feet for “getting it” “becoming an all-around player” “making his teammates better” “hoary sportswriting cliché”, we’d yet to witness one of those games where he whipped out his calling card – a blood-soaked path of devastation where he leaves a pile of bodies in his path etc. Welp, we can …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Nov 20 2012)

[New York Post] Turnovers not part of new Knicks diet (Tue, 20 Nov 2012 03:02:40 -0500) For all the talk of Carmelo Anthony’s brilliant two-way play and the Knicks’ suffocating defense, the team’s ability to limit turnovers may be the key to its 7-1 start. Bedeviled by turnovers last year, when they averaged 16 per game, the Knicks have been remarkably under control this… [New York Post] Free-flowing Rivers a chip off the old Doc (Tue, 20 Nov 2012 02:42:38 -0500) NEW ORLEANS â?? Rookie lottery pick Austin Rivers, son of Celtics coach Doc Rivers, is part of the basketball …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Monday, Nov 19 2012)

[New York Daily News] Bondy: It’s time to give Dolan his due for Knicks start (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 08:29:29 GMT) You know the guy, Jim Dolan. He impaired this franchise for a dozen years, alienating fans and media alike with higher ticket prices and no big victories. Fair is fair, though. If we blamed him for this jumble, we can laud him for the Knicks’ 7-1 start. [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Kidd’s headband not for the look (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 05:29:13 GMT) Jason Kidd juked Indiana’s Lance Stephenson into the air with a head fake he …continue reading