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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Game Preview & Thread: Knicks v. Cthulhus

In honor of the ‘Bockers’ league-leading winning streak, it’s Magic 8 ball time! Will the Knicks win today’s game v. the Right Proper Bostonians? (Shake, shake)  “All Signs Point To…” Fer Chrissakes, I can’t read this thing. The little cube isn’t floating to the surface anymore and the water’s gotten all muddy. And who broke my Stretch Armstrong doll? The goo is getting everywhere. Oh well. Since beloved childhood toys can’t provide the answers to these pressing questions, we turned to Brian Robb of from our fellow TrueHoop dealership, CelticsHub.com, for a few keen insights into today’s titanic tilt:   1. The …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Sunday, Mar 31 2013)

[New York Times] Kobe Bryant Leads Lakers Past Kings, 103-98 (Sun, 31 Mar 2013 05:49:10 GMT) Kobe Bryant passed Wilt Chamberlain for fourth place on the NBA’s scoring list, then put on one of the best passing performances of his storied career. [New York Times] Jazz 116, Nets 107: After a Promising Start, the Nets’ Western Swing Ends With a Thud (Sun, 31 Mar 2013 05:46:51 GMT) Randy Foye’s eight 3-pointers tied a Jazz record and helped Utah beat the Nets, who lost the final two games of their 13-day trip. [New York Times] George Leads Balanced Pacers Past Suns, …continue reading

Knicks 111, Bobcats 102

Charlotte Bobcats 102 Final Recap | Box Score 111 New York Knicks Kenyon Martin, PF 36 MIN | 2-5 FG | 2-4 FT | 6 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 3 BLK | 0 TO | 6 PTS | +3Simply everywhere on defense for as long as the game was competitive. 3 contracts at or near the max, an 18-5 start, and yet I shudder to think what our outlook would be without this guy. He needs to not play 36 minutes in games like this. Carmelo Anthony, SF 36 MIN | 11-28 FG | 9-10 FT …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Saturday, Mar 30 2013)

[New York Post] J.R., Melo scorch Bobcats to extend Knicks’ win streak (Sat, 30 Mar 2013 03:18:44 -0500) Carmelo Anthony continues to be a solid secondary scorer to J.R. Smith. Yeah, that’s right. That’s how nuts this J.R. Smith surge â?? and Knicks surge â?? is getting. Smith wouldn’t let the Knicks lose this one as they reached seventh heaven by jumping on the woeful… [New York Post] Tyson sits again with neck issue (Sat, 30 Mar 2013 02:16:39 -0500) Center Tyson Chandler missed his ninth straight game Friday night amid growing concern he has a pinched nerve in his …continue reading

Game preview & thread: Knicks vs. Robertcats

Ahoy hoy! The bros over at Queen City Hoops were kind enough to elicit my thoughts on a few Knicks-‘Cats story lines ahead of tonight’s tilt: 1- STATS: In the Knicks past 5 games they’ve been on a tear offensively. NYK are averaging 104.6 PPG, making 10.6 3FG/game & shooting the ball at a 50.3% mark. How can the Cats’ slow this potent offensive attack down tonight? Spencer: It’ll be interesting to see if Chandler plays tonight. If he doesn’t, the Bobcats can compete on the glass and not have to be so on alert with PnR’s involving Tyson. Other …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Friday, Mar 29 2013)

[New York Post] Stat: Knee surgery may mean playoff return for Amar’e (Fri, 29 Mar 2013 04:28:39 -0500) Amar’e Stoudemire has been down this road before. So he said playing four games in five nights for the Knicks last month did not bring about another knee surgery. The knee, Stoudemire said, was set to give out. “It was just a matter of time before it happened and… [New York Post] Novak credits veterans (Fri, 29 Mar 2013 02:25:56 -0500) Just 11 days ago, the Knicks were teetering on the brink of disaster, having lost the first four games on their …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Thursday, Mar 28 2013)

[New York Daily News] Knicks bear down on Grizzlies for sixth straight win (Thu, 28 Mar 2013 05:58:52 GMT) The winning streak came against the likes of Orlando, Toronto and a beaten down Celtics team. Encouraging yes, but not all that impressive. Until Wednesday night. The Knicks extended their unbeaten streak to six with a 108-101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, an honest-to-goodness playoff bound team from the Western Conference no less. [New York Daily News] Lawrence: Knicks send Grizzlie message to West (Thu, 28 Mar 2013 05:52:51 GMT) It’s not a Miami Heat-sized winning streak, we know that very …continue reading