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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Knicks 100, Nets 86

Brooklyn Nets 86 Final Recap | Box Score 100 New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony, SF 36 MIN | 12-22 FG | 3-3 FT | 3 REB | 1 AST | 31 PTS | +18 Happy Chrimbus, everybody! What did Winter Man leave you under the Chrimbus Bush? Well, for me, it was a healthy, net-splashing Melo. It’s exactly what I wanted. For all of the hullabaloo about the “New Melo”, there are really only two substantial changes to his game. One, when he’s doubled—and at the start of the 2nd half, Brooklyn went so far as to begin sending every …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Dec 19 2012)

[New York Times] Advertising: Chris Paul to Star in State Farm Insurance Ads (Wed, 19 Dec 2012 06:48:03 GMT) Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers will appear in a campaign for State Farm Insurance designed to lure younger customers. [New York Times] Jazz 92, Nets 90: Nets’ Deron Williams Loses Again to Former Team (Wed, 19 Dec 2012 06:37:21 GMT) Deron Williams had 14 points and 5 assists in what qualified as another substandard performance, while the Nets lost for the seventh time in nine games. [New York Times] Knicks’ Stoudemire and Anthony Move Closer to Playing Together (Wed, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Dec 18 2012)

[New York Newsday] The days of Linsanity seem like a passing fad (Tue, 18 Dec 2012 01:26:05 EST) For nearly three weeks, he owned New York. Jeremy Lin went from sleeping under the covers on his brother's sofa to running an offense on the cover of Time magazine. The undrafted Harvard grad inspired headlines, rap songs, e-books and a nerd-chic pride that resonated with underdogs everywhere. [New York Post] Rocket-fueled Jeremy Lin hands Melo-less Knicks 1st home loss (Tue, 18 Dec 2012 06:10:46 -0500) Jeremy Lin 2, Knicks 0. Lin has always played his best at the Garden with Carmelo …continue reading

Rockets 109, Knicks 96

Houston Rockets 109 Final Recap | Box Score 96 New York Knicks Ronnie Brewer, SF 20 MIN | 1-3 FG | 0-2 FT | 4 REB | 1 AST | 2 PTS | +5 An encouraging start highlighted by a pair of nice dribble-drives (one lay-up, one fruitless trip to the stripe) and able-bodied D quickly deteriorated into a mess of turnovers, bad switches, and that goddam corner three, which is beginning to display all the grace of a busted doorstop and no longer seems interested in falling. He was a little more active in the second half – particularly …continue reading

2012-13 Game Thread: Jeremy Lin v. New York, UPDATE: Melo’s out

So, no Carmelo Anthony, get you ready for Jeremy’s return, here’s Jim Cavan over at the Mothership: 1. Fact or Fiction: Jeremy Lin’s career peaked in New York. Jim Cavan, KnickerBlogger: Fiction. Hanging 38 on the Lakers might seem an NBA lifetime ago, but let’s not forget that Jeremy Lin is 24 years old. Assuming he can still improve and become a productive player on a playoff-caliber team, there should be ample opportunity for Lin to show that those halcyon Garden days merely sparked, rather than defined, his unique story. And here’s me chatting with the gang at Once …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Monday, Dec 17 2012)

[New York Post] Ex-Knick returns to where rise to stardom began (Mon, 17 Dec 2012 04:00:56 -0500) There will be no Garden video tribute for Linsanity tonight. But it’s OK for the fans to give the struggling Jeremy Lin his own tribute â?? a nice ovation in his Garden return as a Houston Rocket. Raymond Felton, Lin’s replacement, and Steve Novak, one of Lin’s best… [New York Post] Jeremy knocks â??terrible’ output in Houston (Mon, 17 Dec 2012 03:53:05 -0500) On the eve of his return to Madison Square Garden, Jeremy Lin didn’t mince words. The ex-Knick point guard said …continue reading