My apologies. I thought that the game was later tonight. The Knicks apparently thought so, too. Luckily, JR hit that huge three. Let’s go Knicks!
[New York Times] Knicks 89, Warriors 84: Knicks Hold Off Warriors and Keep a Foot in the Playoff Race (Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:05:38 GMT) The Knicks pulled to a game behind the Atlanta Hawks for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. [New York Times] N.B.A. Game of the Week: Mavericks’ Defense Is Key in Final Push (Mon, 31 Mar 2014 04:30:37 GMT) On Thursday, Dallas faces the Los Angeles Clippers, who have beaten the Mavericks three times this season in close games. [New York Times] Kaman Helps Lakers Surprise Suns 115-99 (Mon, 31 Mar 2014 …continue reading
New York Knicks 89 FinalRecap | Box Score 84 Golden State Warriors Amar’e Stoudemire, PF 31 MIN | 5-14 FG | 5-6 FT | 13 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 4 TO | 15 PTS | -4Somehow it has gone unreported that Christopher Lloyd (Doc Brown) has been working night shifts in the Knicks’ analytics department. As much as a feckless traveling violation in the fourth quarter served as a sad encapsulation of where Amar’e is at physically, there were a couple of seminal moment–a freight train-like offensive rebound and one-handed throw down, followed …continue reading
Well, the other night I said that the Knicks had to have a winning record on this West Coast trip to have a real shot at catching the Hawks for the #8 seed. So while the Phoenix loss was horrible, so long as they win tonight they will likely (hopefully?) have a winning record on this trip and they’ll have a real chance (the weird thing is that the Hawks are playing so poorly that even if the Knicks lose tonight, there’s no guarantee that the Knicks won’t still be right in the thick of the “race” for the 8th …continue reading
As this game was a meeting of two former Mike D’Antoni-orchestrated “Seven Seconds or Less” squads, and the Knicks are regular committers of all manner of defensive sins, it seemed fitting to call in the services of Detectives William Somerset (Morgan Freeman) and David Mills (Brad Pitt) of Se7en fame. Oh, and, during a timeout early in the evening, a Suns fan calmly banked in (no pun intended) a half-court jumper for ownership of a cool $77,777 cheque. New York Knicks 88 FinalRecap | Box Score 112 Phoenix Suns Amar’e Stoudemire, PF 30 MIN | 8-16 FG | 3-5 FT | …continue reading
Well, if the Knicks are going to win enough games to make the playoffs, they really have to win at least one of the next two games. Let’s hope that it is tonight’s game! Let’s go Knicks!
[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Opening Tip: Stymieing Suns no easy task (Fri, 28 Mar 2014 06:00:09 EDT) Friday’s game against the Phoenix Suns is pivotal for the New York Knicks’ playoff chances.A win moves the Knicks within one game of the Hawks in the race for eighth place in the Eastern Conference playoffs.A loss leaves them two games back of the Hawks with nine to play. In order to walk out of the desert with a win, the Knicks will probably have to do something they haven’t had much success with this season: stop the opposing team’s backcourt players. …continue reading