I hereby proclaim the Eighteenth of December of every year as Derek Fisher Day. This holiday, also known as Fisherday, will mark the day that the Knicks’ coach not only started Cole Aldrich, but the one in which he played the “Compiler Of Lost Events” for 25 minutes and 34 seconds. By allowing C.O.L.E. to exist on the court for such a duration, he was rewarded with 10 rebounds and 13 points. Henceforth this day shall be honored by spending 25 minutes and 34 seconds picking up all the discarded things in our lives. Observers can gather their dirty laundry, …continue reading
[New York Times] Snyder Learning That There’s Never Enough Time (Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:40:46 GMT) The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the season from varied perspectives: A player’s viewpoint, from the bench, and from the business side. In this installment, Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder provides an inside look. [New York Times] Warriors Beat Thunder 114-109 After Durant Injury (Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:31:53 GMT) Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr could only shake his head and grin while Kevin Durant put on the best performance of his young season in …continue reading
Remember the days when you’d be sort of pumped up to see the Knicks play another good team on a nationally televised game? It was just two years ago that the Knicks were in such a state. Heck, forget the legitimately good 2012-13 team, I was cool with the 2010-11 team, where we could at least sort of hope for a good game from the team. It’s a long ways away from the 1990s, where the Knicks could legitimately win every game they played, no matter who the opponent was, but it was something. Now? Well, now I look to …continue reading
[New York Times] Harden Scores 41, Rockets Beat Nuggets in OT (Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:53:57 GMT) James Harden couldn’t quite fight his way through traffic and just barely missed getting his hand in the face of Arron Afflalo as the Nuggets swingman knocked down a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to end regulation. [New York Times] Clippers Edge Pacers for 102-100 Win (Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:33:08 GMT) Blake Griffin had 31 points and 16 rebounds, DeAndre Jordan added 23 rebounds and 15 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Indiana Pacers 102-100 on Wednesday night. [New York Times] Grizzlies Outlast …continue reading
It is currently raining buckets in New York City. Also at Madison Square Garden. From the Mavericks. Let’s go Knicks?