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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Monthly Archives: December 2018

Phoenix Suns 128 – New York Knicks 110 – Game Recap

Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the tank. Guys, this was such an amazing display of tanking prowess that I’m so proud of our guys. I mean, it was a bit too much on the nose at first. Lance Thomas as your first substitute? After he didn’t play for like a bazillion games? And after he’s Lance Thomas? But it didn’t look like it was enough. After all, these Suns had the worst record in the league prior to this game. We had to do better than that to tank effectively. And we did. We did. We come …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.12.18)

[Sports Illustrated] Three at 3: Knicks Could Struggle Against Lowly Suns (Monday, December 17, 2018 12:51:00 PM) The Knicks are far from a sure thing against the Suns, and both the Pistons and Clippers should take care of business at home. [Sports Illustrated] James Dolan Has Received Interest In Knicks For $5 Billion But No ‘Bona Fide Offer’ for Sale Yet (Monday, December 17, 2018 11:54:33 AM) Knicks owner James Dolan says he has received some “feelers” about purchasing the team. [NYDN] Knicks scorched by Devin Booker and awful Suns with Tim Hardaway out (Monday, December 17, 2018 7:00:00 PM) …continue reading

Post Game: Suns beat Knicks, 128-110

Potential Links [postingandtoasting.com] Suns 128, Knicks 110: Scenes from the worst quarter of Knicks basketball in five years [espn.com.au] Vujacic, Anthony lead hot-shooting Knicks past Suns Full BoxScore: http://www.nba.com/games/20181217/PHXNYK#/boxscore Score by Period: Team 1 2 3 4 TOTAL Suns 28 31 41 28 128 Knicks 32 34 17 27 110 Four Factors TEAM eFG TOR ORB FTR PHX 0.571 0.064 0.106 0.251 NYK 0.450 0.090 0.286 0.213 Simple Box Score Name min pts fga 3pm ftm or Reb ast stl to blk pf +/- Bridges, Mikal 33:23 7 6 0 1 0 5 2 1 0 0 3 2 Warren, …continue reading

Game Thread: Phoenix Suns at New York Knicks

Game Thread: Phoenix Suns at New York Knicks Start Time: 12/17/2018 19:30:00 Suns visit Knicks looking for third straight win after trading Ariza NEW YORK — At some point, Kelly Oubre Jr. and Austin Rivers will join the Phoenix Suns after being acquired from the Washington Wizards for Trevor Ariza in what originally was a three-team deal involving the Memphis Grizzlies. [Read more] Pre Game Links: [sports.yahoo.com] Three at 3: Knicks Could Struggle Against Lowly Suns [upi.com] Phoenix Suns visit New York Knicks after trading Trevor Ariza [scout.com] NBA Money Line Parlay: Spurs -116 vs 76ers and Knicks -120 vs …continue reading

New York Knicks 99 – Indiana Pacers 110 – Game Recap

I had a fever, and the prescription was more zone defense. A decent loss, nothing to write home about, a game where the Knicks were pretty much always in the mix but couldn’t pull it off when they needed to (not that it mattered, after the win against Charlotte we are in dire need of quality losses – even if I’m not sure if this counts as one). The main new wrinkle in Fiz’s gameplan is a zone defense, which I am partial to, what with being European and all. My coach used to call the zone “the homeless man defense”, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.12.17)

[FOXsports] Suns visit Knicks looking for third straight win after trading Ariza (Monday, December 17, 2018 12:21:03 AM) Suns visit Knicks looking for third straight win after trading Ariza [NYDN] Knicks follow up inspiring victory with dud vs. Pacers (Sunday, December 16, 2018 5:10:00 PM) Victor Oladipo is getting close. Oladipo had his best outing since returning from a nagging right knee injury that kept him out of the lineup for 11 games, scoring 26 points Sunday as the Indiana Pacers beat the Knicks 110-99 for their seventh straight victory. The winner of the Most Improved Player… [NYPost] Double-double machine …continue reading

Post Game: Pacers beat Knicks, 110-99

Full BoxScore: http://www.nba.com/games/20181216/NYKIND#/boxscore Score by Period: Team 1 2 3 4 TOTAL Knicks 26 27 20 26 99 Pacers 28 28 23 31 110 Four Factors TEAM eFG TOR ORB FTR NYK 0.472 0.132 0.277 0.169 IND 0.529 0.119 0.262 0.207 Simple Box Score Name min pts fga 3pm ftm or Reb ast stl to blk pf +/- Knox, Kevin 35:11 15 15 3 0 1 4 1 2 3 0 3 -5 Vonleh, Noah 31:08 7 10 1 0 5 12 3 1 0 0 0 -4 Kanter, Enes 35:58 20 11 1 5 5 15 0 0 5 …continue reading