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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Jan 22 2013)

[New York Times] Bryant, Lakers at a Loss After Goring by Bulls (Tue, 22 Jan 2013 08:46:29 GMT) Off target all night, Kobe Bryant sure was on point when it was over. [New York Times] Slumping Lakers Blown Away by Raging Bulls (Tue, 22 Jan 2013 07:19:10 GMT) Despite missing leading scorer Luol Deng, the Chicago Bulls were able to heap more misery on the slumping Los Angeles Lakers with a routine 95-83 home victory on Monday. [New York Times] Hinrich, Belinelli Lead Bulls Past Lakers, 95-83 (Tue, 22 Jan 2013 07:01:25 GMT) Kobe Bryant couldn’t restrain himself after this …continue reading

Nets 88, Knicks 85

Brooklyn Nets 88 Final Recap | Box Score 85 New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony, SF 45 MIN | 11-29 FG | 6-6 FT | 3 REB | 7 AST | 0 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 29 PTS | -1 Metric Melo – efficient Melo – was scarce to be found in the early going, as the bright MLK Day lights and the extending of his 20-point scoring streak clouded a few truly beautiful early dishes (including one for a cutting Stat that would truly be a beautiful harbinger.) Melo was able to bring the ‘Bockers back …continue reading

MLK Day Game Thread and KnicksNow Chat: Knicks vs. Nets

So it’s the final round of our little inter-borough donnybrook with the recent arrivals from Brooklyn. The Martin Luther King Day game is a bit of a tradition here in Knick-ville, even if, ironically, one of the more memorable moments is the 2001 fight between a then-spry Marcus Camby and the Spurs’ Danny Ferry (Yes, the same cat who’s currently the Hawks’ GM. I feel old.). As is his wont, Jeff Van Gundy once again tried to step in and got straight cold-cocked. Alas, youtube doesn’t have any vidz of this seminal moment, so let’s just enjoy the far more …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Monday, Jan 21 2013)

[New York Daily News] Woodson, Carlesimo create win-win situation in New York (Mon, 21 Jan 2013 02:31:53 GMT) The Knicks won’t need to set up microphones on the Garden court on Monday to pick up the fact that this is a vastly different Brooklyn team than the one the Knicks easily handled the last time the Atlantic Division rivals played. “They’re winning, so obviously they’re doing something right,â? Mike Woodson said. “They’re 10-2 under P.J.â? [New York Daily News] MLK Day game big one for Nets, Knicks (Mon, 21 Jan 2013 02:17:02 GMT) There’s no denying it in Nets camp: …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Sunday, Jan 20 2013)

[New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Back on regular diet, Melo on track post-fast (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:14:21 GMT) Carmelo Anthony was back on his regular diet this week, which included red meat plus a helping of mid-range jumpers, post-ups and three-point shots. [New York Times] Clippers Hold Off Upset-Minded Wizards 94-87 (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 06:28:15 GMT) Chris Paul had 22 points and 11 assists, Blake Griffin added 17 points and 11 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers hung on to beat the pesky Washington Wizards 94-87 on Saturday night. [New York Times] Jennings, Ilyasova Help Bucks Win …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Saturday, Jan 19 2013)

[New York Times] Durant Scores 52 as Thunder Top Mavs 117-114 in OT (Sat, 19 Jan 2013 10:01:41 GMT) Kevin Durant’s miserable fourth quarter ended with a final miss that gave Dallas a chance to finish a rally in overtime Friday night. [New York Times] Durant Lands 52 Points as Thunder Down Dallas in Overtime (Sat, 19 Jan 2013 07:13:05 GMT) Kevin Durant scored a career-high 52 points as the NBA-leading Oklahoma City Thunder prevailed 117-114 in an overtime thriller against the Dallas Mavericks on Friday. [New York Times] Durant Scores 52, Thunder Top Mavs 117-114 in OT (Sat, 19 …continue reading

NYT: Shumpert’s Return Boosts Knicks’ Defense, Depth

Which 80s/90s Knick is Shumpert most similar to?: Shumpert, whose delayed season debut comes after having major knee surgery last may, can give the Knicks two things they currently lack: a defensive boost and youthful exuberance. Shumpert is the youngest Knick by nearly 5 years. Four players on the current New York roster made their N.B.A. debut before Shumpert celebrated his seventh birthday. With Raymond Felton out with a broken finger, Jason Kidd has assumed the bulk of the point guard duties. Kidd, who will turn 40 before the regular season ends, is fourth on the team in total minutes …continue reading