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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Knicks Morning News (2014.01.31)

[New York Newsday] Knicks rout Cavaliers for fourth win in row (Fri, 31 Jan 2014 00:20:37 EST) J.R. Smith drove baseline and threw down a highlight reel dunk in the first quarter. Later, he crossed up Tristan Thompson so badly on a crossover dribble that the Cavaliers forward ended up on his backside and Smith hit the shot. [New York Newsday] Mike Woodson may stick with small lineup (Fri, 31 Jan 2014 00:14:07 EST) Mike Woodson is leaning toward starting small even after some of his big players return. [New York Times] Warriors Dominate Inside, Rout Clippers 111-92 (Fri, 31 …continue reading

Knicks 117, Cavs 86: Letters to David

EDITOR’S NOTE: Tonight was David Stern’s final Knicks game as NBA Commissioner. A few hours before tipoff, the Knicks were asked to write a short letter to Stern highlighting some of the ways the outgoing chief had touched their lives over the years. These are their letters. Cleveland Cavaliers 86 Final Recap | Box Score 117 New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony, SF 30 MIN | 8-17 FG | 10-12 FT | 5 REB | 1 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 29 PTS | +9 Yo Commish, It’s been great working with you. When I …continue reading

Game Preview & Thread: Knicks vs. Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers stumble into Madison Square Garden to take on the Knicks at 8:00 EST this evening. Like the Celtics — never a good way to start a sentence — the Cavs are not playing good basketball right now. To help get a better idea of what we should expect from the club tonight I brought in Conrad Kaczmarek of Fear The Sword and Eric Maroun of Hardwood Paroxysm. Enjoy! The Cavs have lost four of their last five games coming into tonight. What have been their biggest problems, and how can the Knicks take advantage? Conrad: The Cavs are …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.01.30)

[New York Times] Clippers Beat Wizards 110-103 for 4th Straight Win (Thu, 30 Jan 2014 06:10:40 GMT) Blake Griffin led five players in double figures with 29 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers used a 10-4 run over the final 2:48 to beat the Washington Wizards 110-103 Wednesday night for their fourth win in a row.     [New York Times] Sports Briefing: Spurs Lose Ginobili for 3 to 4 Weeks (Thu, 30 Jan 2014 05:50:22 GMT) The San Antonio Spurs said Manu Ginobili would miss the next three to four weeks with a strained left hamstring after he was injured dunking …continue reading

Knicks 114, Celtics 88: The State of the Knicks Address

Boston Celtics 88 Final Recap | Box Score 114 New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony, SF 28 MIN | 8-15 FG | 5-7 FT | 9 REB | 4 AST | 4 STL | 0 BLK | 3 TO | 24 PTS | +22 Good evening distinguished players, honored coaches, august bloggers, committed comment board veterans, and everyone reading this at home. I stand before you as a humble representative of a blog, a team, a franchise to report to you that the State of our Knicks…is strong. [RAUCOUS APPLAUSE FROM ALL IN ATTENDANCE] It is impossible to talk about the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.01.29)

[New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: La La says KG-Melo Cheerios story is nutty (Wed, 29 Jan 2014 10:46:14 GMT) La La Anthony said Monday that she “definitely” believes her husband, Carmelo, will stay with the Knicks beyond this season. And the Knicks’ leading scorer and pending free agent doesn’t have a problem with his better half going public.     [New York Daily News] Isola: Love La La, but don’t buy hype (Wed, 29 Jan 2014 07:54:07 GMT) It was Carmelo Anthony’s better half who skillfully hijacked Super Bowl week in New York by declaring on Monday, “I definitely think” her …continue reading

Game Preview & Thread: Celtics at Knicks

The New York Knicks face off with the Boston Celtics at 7:30 tonight at MSG. They go up against a scrappy, but still pretty terrible, Celtics team and to get a better idea of what the Knicks were in for tonight I brought in John Karalis of Red’s Army and Tom Westerholm of CelticsHub. Enjoy! The Celtics have won just 2 of their last 16 games. What has been the team’s biggest problem(s)? Also, how can the Knicks capitalize on them? John: The biggest problem is that they’re not very good.  Let’s just get that out there from the start.  They …continue reading