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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Knicks Morning News (2013.12.31)

[New York Times] James Returns to Lead Heat Past Nuggets 97-94 (Tue, 31 Dec 2013 06:27:12 GMT) LeBron James returned from a groin injury on his birthday and wasted no time finding his shooting touch.     [New York Times] Suns Blitz Clippers 107-88 With Dragic’s 26 Points (Tue, 31 Dec 2013 06:15:06 GMT) Goran Dragic had 26 points and eight assists before sitting out the fourth quarter, Gerald Green added 21 points off the bench, and the Phoenix Suns ended the year with a 107-88 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night.     [New York Times] Evans and Holiday Lead …continue reading

Well Then…

Today, roughly 3 months and 10,000 jokes too late, the Knicks waived Chris Smith.  Then, this happened: The hardest part about writing this post is knowing where to start so forgive me if these aren’t in order of importance but here’s what I’ve got: 1) First, there’s nothing fun (for me) about being a gossip columnist and I don’t like speculating about what is in the heads of other people (least of all people like JR Smith whose thought process tends at times to be, shall we say, unconventional) but I’d appreciate if we can all just assume away the …continue reading

Mike Woodson: To fire, or not to fire?

Happy short-week-Monday, pardners. Apologies for it being a bit quiet over here of late. As many of you know, we co-hosted a Knicks meetup this past Saturday along with Posting & Toasting. The turnout was great, even if the game, uhh, wasn’t. Here’s photo evidence of said get-together. Mike, sadly, was off to the side, because his stunningly chiseled features would’ve melted the camera. That’s Robert Silverman, Jonathan Topaz, Jeremy Conlin, Kevin McElroy, and myself. All smoking cigarettes, although not in that order. We’ll let you guess who’s who — that’s more fun. Anyway, seeing as how six of our …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2013.12.30)

[New York Post] Source: Knicks re-signing Tyler likely means waiving Chris Smith (Mon, 30 Dec 2013 02:51:45 -0500) As the Knicks negotiate a deal to re-sign big man Jeremy Tyler and have him for Monday's practice, the team is expected to release point guard Chris Smith to make… [New York Daily News] Tall help from Eerie near for Knicks (Mon, 30 Dec 2013 04:16:56 GMT) James Dolan vowed last week that no coaching move or significant personnel changes are forthcoming, but the Knicks are moving closer to signing big man Jeremy Tyler, according to an NBA source.     [New York Daily …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2013.12.29)

[New York Post] Injury-riddled Knicks could bring big man Tyler (Sun, 29 Dec 2013 00:37:35 -0500) TORONTO — The Knicks are plotting an entrance strategy for 6-foot-10 big man Jeremy Tyler, hoping he can give them a youthful spark. Knicks brass has seriously discussed re-signing Tyler… [New York Times] Blake Griffin Scores 40, Clippers Beat Jazz 98-90 (Sun, 29 Dec 2013 07:45:01 GMT) Blake Griffin’s dramatic improvement with his free throw shooting has added an important dynamic to the Los Angeles Clippers’ offense — particularly in the fourth quarter, when teams used to intentionally send him to the line because …continue reading

Raptors 95, Knicks 83: Some Thoughts on Boredom.

Toronto Raptors 95 Final Recap | Box Score 83 New York Knicks Back when I was in High School, I wrote for the paper. We called our lil’ rag “Zeitgeist,” because we were full of all of the hubris and youth, and fancied the notion that reviews of school plays and or random jeremiads calling for the principal’s head on a pike because he wouldn’t reveal our fine, hoary (Columbia Prep is the oldest non-denominational private school in the history of the United States. For serious) institution of learning’s investments to see if we could further tie him to a …continue reading