[New York Daily News] Knicks moving forward without Andrea Bargnani (Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:23:50 GMT) Derek Fisher hopes to solidify his playing rotation later this week, but Andrea Bargnani’s continued absence will offer further opportunities for the other power forwards on the Knicks to impress the coaching staff. [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Reminder of Knicks’ Dysfunction Is Again Hoping to Solve It (Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:07:00 GMT) Jim Cleamons, a current assistant and former Knicks player, has ties to Phil Jackson, the team president, and an awkward history with Walt Frazier, the TV analyst. [New York …continue reading
[New York Daily News] Melo says Knicks don’t need 25 per game from him in Phil Jackson’s system (Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:54:55 GMT) Carmelo Anthony believes the days of the Knicks needing him to score 25 or more points per game are over. Of course, those words were barely out of Anthony’s mouth when he was politely reminded that he made a similar prediction two years ago and ended up winning the NBA’s scoring title. [New York Times] Faried Helps Nuggets Beat Clippers 104-93 (Sun, 19 Oct 2014 05:37:55 GMT) Kenneth Faried had 19 and seven rebounds to lead …continue reading
[New York Daily News] J.R. Smith says he sees similarities with Dennis Rodman (Sat, 18 Oct 2014 02:26:46 GMT) One dated Madonna, the other Rihanna. They both favor tattoos and have been known to party as hard as they play. This is why the original Bad Boy, Dennis Rodman, is calling the Knicks notorious bad boy, J.R. Smith, the new Rodman. [New York Times] Crawford Scores 25 as Clippers Beat Jazz 101-97 (Sat, 18 Oct 2014 05:40:55 GMT) Chris Paul and Jamal Crawford hit clutch 3-pointers in the final minute and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 101-97 …continue reading
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[New York Newsday] Iman Shumpert insists on tuning out distractions, staying positive (Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:45:00 EDT) Iman Shumpert no longer cares what anyone says about him, good or bad. He's not listening to trade rumors anymore, and when talk of his future comes up, he shrugs it off. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Kevin Durant Has Surgery (Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:48:28 GMT) The Oklahoma City Thunder said the star forward Kevin Durant had successful surgery to address a bone fracture in his right foot and would be out at least six weeks. [New York …continue reading
Four preseason games down and we continue to inch towards the regular season. Bryan Gibberman and Kevin McElroy had a lovely little convo on Ye Olde Knickerblogger Podcast, Est. 2004, Mike Kurlyo, Prop., about the team’s fits and starts, how a gaggle of new bros fit the triangle, said shapely offense’s relevance and effectiveness in this here newfangled, modern NBA, the starting lineup, a few easy recipes for family-friendly meals and other choice goodies. Take a listen here, now why dontcha. Enjoy! Also, if you stare into the pattern below long enough, you’ll see your very own personal spirit animal/guide. …continue reading