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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.03.31)

[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Thursday's Knicks Links: Afflalo, Rambis not on the same page (Thu, 31 Mar 2016 05:32:07 EST) Thursday's Knicks Links: Afflalo, Rambis not on the same page [New York Daily News] Afflalo refutes Knicks coach’s claim they discussed benching (Thu, 31 Mar 2016 05:13:31 GMT) Arron Afflalo is confused why Kurt Rambis claims there was a conversation about his demotion to the bench. [New York Daily News] Isola: Knicks need fixing, Phil Jackson opts for vacation (Thu, 31 Mar 2016 04:53:38 GMT) Phil Jackson is either completely tone deaf or a diabolical genius daring James Dolan …continue reading

2015-16 Recap: Knicks 89, Mavericks 91

Well, I think it’s safe to say that we are all shocked and left to ponder how the Knicks uncharacteristically spent the 4th quarter collectively forgetting how to execute an NBA offense. The Knicks, a model of 4th-quarter consistency in this league, finally succumbed to the laws of mathematics and played poorly to finish the ga—okay, that’s enough blatant sarcasm, even for me. The Knicks tripped and fell down the metaphorical flight of stairs that is the 4th quarter for what seems like the 76th time this season. I swear, they might as well switch the broadcast to Benny Hill …continue reading

2015-16 Game Thread: Knicks @ Mavericks

Hello again, Knickerblogger family! It’s so damn good to see you! I’ve returned from my annual two weeks of NCAA Tournament fanaticism, and it feels good to be paying attention to NBA basketball again. If you watch about 40 games of college basketball over the course of 10 days, it becomes rather clear how superior NBA players are. In fact, by the end of the Elite 8 games on Sunday, I was honestly relieved that my (why is it so important to me every year when I basically ignore college basketball until the tournament starts?) bracket was eliminated from my …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.03.30)

[New York Daily News] Carmelo still pumped to play in Olympics despite Paul’s call (Wed, 30 Mar 2016 04:37:53 GMT) Chris Paul announced Tuesday that he’s withdrawing from the Olympics this summer because his body requires rest. [New York Daily News] Rambis says Afflalo needs to suck it up, deal with demotion (Wed, 30 Mar 2016 04:35:55 GMT) Arron Afflalo’s move to the bench is now accompanied with a bizarre conflict of stories between player and coach. [New York Daily News] Melo not mad at security after hug from kid in New Orleans (Wed, 30 Mar 2016 00:41:13 GMT) A …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.03.29)

[New York Newsday] Jerian Grant to continue coming off the Knicks' bench (Tue, 29 Mar 2016 01:33:11 EDT) Kurt Rambis doesn't plan to change the starting lineup or rotation much now that the Knicks are officially eliminated from playoff contention. [New York Newsday] Young fan runs onto court to hug Carmelo Anthony in New Orleans (Tue, 29 Mar 2016 01:30:27 EDT) [New York Newsday] Knicks lose third-quarter lead, game to undermanned Pelicans (Tue, 29 Mar 2016 01:29:11 EDT) Carmelo Anthony experienced a serious case of mixed emotions Sunday evening. Not long after his Syracuse Orangemen reached the Final Four, the …continue reading

2015-16 Game Thread: Knicks @ Pelicans

The Knicks travel to New Orleans, where they take on the tanktacular New Orleans Pelicans, who have taken a page out of the 1997 San Antonio Spurs’ playbook by resting their star player and trying to get as high of a draft pick as they can. Buddy Hield sure would look good playing with the Brow. The Knicks should win this one, but let’s hope that it is a fun win like the Chicago beatdowns! I want 30 from Porzingis! Let’s go, Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2016.03.28)

[New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony celebrates Syracuse win on Snapchat (Mon, 28 Mar 2016 04:36:51 GMT) Carmelo Anthony finally has reason to celebrate. [New York Daily News] Kristaps Porzingis on Carmelo: ‘We need him. I need him.’ (Mon, 28 Mar 2016 04:06:27 GMT) Kristaps Porzingis, who has benefited greatly from Carmelo Anthony’s presence, made a plea for the All-Star to stay with the franchise. [New York Daily News] Knicks eliminated from playoffs for third straight season (Mon, 28 Mar 2016 01:30:37 GMT) The Knicks are officially headed to the lottery without a draft pick. [New York Times] Wade Looking …continue reading