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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.02.27)

[New York Post] Jose Calderon silences the critics — for one night at least (Sat, 27 Feb 2016 02:30:28 -0500) He is largely the whipping boy for many frustrated Knicks fans. The Knicks get outshot, blame Jose Calderon. Turnovers are his fault. If only there were a real point guard, the Knicks would be fighting not only for the playoffs, but also for a first-round homecourt slot. "For sure, it's not always easy to play… [New York Post] Kristaps Porzingis’ best quality should encourage Knicks fans (Sat, 27 Feb 2016 00:39:43 -0500) On a night when they often looked more …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.02.27)

[New York Post] Jose Calderon silences the critics — for one night at least (Sat, 27 Feb 2016 02:30:28 -0500) He is largely the whipping boy for many frustrated Knicks fans. The Knicks get outshot, blame Jose Calderon. Turnovers are his fault. If only there were a real point guard, the Knicks would be fighting not only for the playoffs, but also for a first-round homecourt slot. "For sure, it's not always easy to play… [New York Post] Kristaps Porzingis’ best quality should encourage Knicks fans (Sat, 27 Feb 2016 00:39:43 -0500) On a night when they often looked more …continue reading

Quick Recap: Knicks vs. Orlando

To the hoop, y’all. For years, I’ve been watching Knicks games begging the television to show me a New York Knick driving to the basket. Good things happen when you go to the basket. Any playground kid knows that going to the hole opens things up for your teammates, gets you high percentage shots, and leads to free throws. For some maddening reason, over the last handful of seasons the Knicks have settled for jump shots. Those jump shots have come from all over the court – from two, from three, from half court (I’m talking to you JR Smith). …continue reading

2015-16 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Orlando

What are the Knicks? A few short weeks ago, the answer to that question might have been, “A franchise moving in a positive direction, with a solid foundation, room to grow, a star player, a future franchise guy in Kristaps Porzingis, and a coach who seems to be quickly learning on the job.” Today, things have taken a Twin Peaks-level turn towards the surreal. A .500 ball club, in contention for the playoffs, has tumbled to a comical low. Hitting the SHOENE projection of 23 wins, seems to have pushed the club into a race to meet those dismal expectations. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.02.26)

[New York Times] Spurs Call the Tune in Victory Over Jazz (Fri, 26 Feb 2016 07:09:27 GMT) It was a showdown between two of the best defensive teams in the NBA when Utah and San Antonio met on Thursday and despite an inspired effort from the Jazz, who are in the fight for the final Western Conference playoff spot, the Spurs won 96-78. [New York Times] Harden Onslaught Lifts Rallying Rockets Over Blazers (Fri, 26 Feb 2016 07:03:30 GMT) Guard James Harden scored 46 points as the Houston Rockets rallied from a 21-point, third-quarter deficit to defeat the Portland Trail …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.02.25)

[New York Daily News] Melo on if Jackson would coach: ‘Those days are long gone’ (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 06:09:01 GMT) There’s at least one thing Melo knows about the coaching situation: Phil Jackson is not going to fill that void. [New York Daily News] Porzingis, Melo miss 3s down stretch as Pacers beat Knicks (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 06:04:46 GMT) The Pacers were wearing their maroon Hickory High uniforms but the Knicks were the underdogs Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. [New York Times] Curry Ties NBA Record, Now Has 3s in 127 Consecutive Games (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:51:37 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.02.25)

[New York Daily News] Melo on if Jackson would coach: ‘Those days are long gone’ (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 06:09:01 GMT) There’s at least one thing Melo knows about the coaching situation: Phil Jackson is not going to fill that void. [New York Daily News] Porzingis, Melo miss 3s down stretch as Pacers beat Knicks (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 06:04:46 GMT) The Pacers were wearing their maroon Hickory High uniforms but the Knicks were the underdogs Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. [New York Times] Curry Ties NBA Record, Now Has 3s in 127 Consecutive Games (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:51:37 …continue reading