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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Knicks Morning News (Thursday, Feb 28 2013)

[New York Newsday] Knicks beat Warriors despite Stephen Curry's 54 points (Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:38:39 EST) The smallest player on the court received the kind of treatment from the Madison Square Garden crowd that Kobe Bryant and LeBron James usually hear, and it was deserved. Stephen Curry put on a shooting show that had the place buzzing. [ESPN.com - New York Knicks] Notebook: Curry big, but Smith clutch (Thu, 28 Feb 2013 02:24:30 EDT) For most of the first half Wednesday night, J.R. Smith was the only Knick who made a 3-pointer. He was 2-for-4, while the team was …continue reading

Knicks 109, Warriors 105

Golden State Warriors 105 FinalRecap | Box Score 109 New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony, SF 40 MIN | 10-26 FG | 13-15 FT | 1 REB | 8 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 2 TO | 35 PTS | +11If you’re in the “Melo needs to be our primary creator” camp, this may have been your favorite performance by him in some time. On a night when the jumpers were (mostly) not falling, he broke down the defense off the dribble, got to the line a ton, and mixed in some filthy post moves and breathtaking passes. …continue reading

Game Preview & Thread: Knicks vs Warriors

J.M. Poulard of Warriors World was kind enough to elicit my thoughts on why Raymond Felton guarding Stephen Curry terrifies me. It appears later on in Poulard’s splendid preview of tonight’s game: Preview: After getting involved in a scuffle that resulted in posturing more than actual displays of toughness and unity, the Golden State Warriors (33-24) were defeated last night by an Indiana Pacers (36-21) team that now occupies the second seed in the Eastern Conference standings. The Pacers recent five-game winning streak helped them steal the spot from the New York Knicks (33-20). Indeed, the Knicks just recently rebounded …continue reading

Rasheed Wallace to Have Surgery on Left Foot, Out At Least 8 Weeks

According to Alan Hahn (and many others): Knicks say Rasheed Wallace had x-rays on his [injured left] foot, which showed progression to fractured fifth metatarsal. He will have surgery. He’ll be out for at least 8 weeks, which means he’s done for the regular season. I would bet dollars to donuts that he won’t be ready for the postseeason, but I guess there’s a chance! Wow, this sucks. Tip of the hat to Frank for the head’s up! (NOTE: Hahn wrote right foot originally, but he has since corrected it)

Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Feb 27 2013)

[New York Daily News] Former Knick Jackson returns to MSG with Warriors (Wed, 27 Feb 2013 07:28:10 GMT) Mark Jackson will finally make his coaching debut at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night, 123 games into his career with the Golden State Warriors and four years after he nearly ended up on the Knicks bench. “Honestly, it’s just another day at the office,â? Jackson said. [New York Daily News] Amar’e approves of Knicks’ 30-minute limit (Wed, 27 Feb 2013 04:50:47 GMT) Amar’e Stoudemire’s ceiling, as determined by the Knicks’ medical staff with some input from Mike Woodson, is the same as …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Feb 26 2013)

[New York Times] U.S. Ex-Basketball Player Rodman Bound for North Korea: AP (Tue, 26 Feb 2013 06:48:39 GMT) Retired U.S. basketball player Dennis Rodman is to visit North Korea to film a television documentary and will arrive in the capital Pyongyang on Tuesday, the Associated Press reported. [New York Times] Pierce Lifts Road-Weary Celtics Over Jazz in OT (Tue, 26 Feb 2013 06:24:54 GMT) The Boston Celtics weren’t too tired after playing five games in seven days back and forth across time zones. [New York Times] Chandler Leads Nuggets Past Lakers, 119-108 (Tue, 26 Feb 2013 06:09:46 GMT) It’s a …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Monday, Feb 25 2013)

[New York Daily News] For Knicks to have shot, Kidd must find his (Mon, 25 Feb 2013 05:38:01 GMT) If Jason Kidd needed yet another reminder about his protracted longevity, the old memory bank was jostled again on Sunday when Kenyon Martin walked into the Knick locker room and donned a uniform in the neighboring cubbyhole. [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Amar’e OK with bench role (Mon, 25 Feb 2013 05:37:55 GMT) Should the Knicks go cold, however, as they did in the four games prior to Sunday’s win, Stoudemire hinted he might not be so thrilled about it. …continue reading