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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Knicks Morning News (Sunday, Oct 27 2013)

[New York Newsday] Mike Woodson strongly considering alternating Amar'e Stoudemire and Kenyon Martin (Sun, 27 Oct 2013 02:50:39 EDT) Fans at Friday night's unveiling of the renovated Madison Square Garden also got to see Amar'e Stoudemire and Kenyon Martin make their preseason debuts for the Knicks. [New York Daily News] Knicks’ Tick-Off: Bothered by naysayers predicting teams downfall (Sun, 27 Oct 2013 00:52:52 GMT) The so-called experts have forecast a major drop-off for the Knicks, from second in the Eastern Conference to the second-best team in New York City, and maybe not better than the fifth-best team in the East …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Saturday, Oct 26 2013)

[ESPN.com - New York Knicks] Like Voltron, Knicks come together as unit (Sat, 26 Oct 2013 00:35:21 EDT) NEW YORK — The Knicks appear to be getting whole as the regular season approaches.J.R. Smith, Amar’e Stoudemire and Kenyon Martin made their preseason debuts in Friday night’s 85-83 loss to the Charlotte Bobcats. All three rotation players had missed the previous six preseason games due to injury.Smith scored 11 points and had three rebounds in 13 minutes. He also hit a 35-foot jumper at the third-quarter buzzer.Stoudemire had six points on 3-of-4 shooting in 12 minutes. [ESPN.com - New York Knicks] …continue reading

Preseason Recap: Bobcats 85, Knicks 83

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Since it’s Friday night and I’m sure all of y’all have far better, funner, more exciting-er things to do than stay up late waiting for some preseason grades for a dull, annoying defeat, especially since for the bulk of the evening it looked for all intents and purposes like the ‘Bockers were going to cruise to a giddily silly, easy preseason victory over a BobHorCatNets team that was without Big Al Jefferson. We’ll try to keep the nervous biting of our fingernails down to bloody, culicle-strewn nubs to the minimum and repeat our fave October mantra—Knicku My?h? Preseasonenge Ky?—whilst we …continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: The Last Spots on the Roster go to Murry, Aldrich and…Chris Smith

So it’s Friday, traditionally considered a “slow news day.” If you’re running, for example, the government of the United States of America and you have an item of interest that you want to (or rather, have to) release, but you want to diminish the amount of attention it receives from the esteemed members of the Fourth Estate, you dump it on the world on a lazy Friday (preferably on the eve of a holiday) afternoon. Because, you see, like the rest of us, the fine gentlemen and ladies who consider themselves journalists are also giddily eager to leave work as …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Friday, Oct 25 2013)

[New York Times] Blazers Beat Warriors 90-74 in Preseason Finale (Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:13:03 GMT) The taxing preseason, which included two games in China, is finally over. Whether the Golden State Warriors are ready to live up to lofty expectations remains unclear.     [New York Times] Harden, Howard Help Rockets Roll Past Spurs (Fri, 25 Oct 2013 02:43:05 GMT) James Harden had 22 points and 11 assists, Dwight Howard added 15 points and 16 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets routed the San Antonio Spurs 109-92 on Thursday night.     [New York Times] Pistons Beat Wolves on Smith’s 3-Pointer (Fri, 25 Oct …continue reading

Bucks 105, Knicks 95

New York Knicks 95 Final Recap | Box Score 105 Milwaukee Bucks Andrea Bargnani, PF 25 MIN | 5-9 FG | 2-2 FT | 1 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 13 PTS | -25 Yes, it’s an utterly flawed stat, but let’s saunter over to the poor ol’ plus/minus category and see what we…DEAR GOD. Yes, that’s a negative twenty-five. Yes, that’s entirely reflective of how badly the Knicks played when he was on the court, especially in the ongoing Michelson-Morley experiment that is the 4/5 pairing with Melo. There were …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Thursday, Oct 24 2013)

[ESPN.com - New York Knicks] Melo, Bargnani an eyesore on defense (Thu, 24 Oct 2013 00:21:12 EDT) Mike Woodson said earlier this week that he wants to take a longer look at Carmelo Anthony and Andrea Bargnani playing together at power forward and center. Do you think he’s seen enough at this point?Bargnani and Anthony shared the floor for just over 11 minutes on Wednesday when no Knicks center was on the floor. The result wasn’t very pretty. The Knicks were outscored 33-22 in that span in a 105-95 loss to Milwaukee. The Bucks scored roughly three points per minute …continue reading