Woah, I thought this was a 7:30 PM game time! Okay, so the Knicks try to rebound from a bad loss to Miami by showing that they can beat some of the feisty back-of-the-standings Eastern Conference teams, which there are suddenly a lot of. Let’s go Knicks!
Friday night. June. New York City. It’s the eve of Game 5 of the NBA Finals and the series is tied. The boroughs are buzzing following the New York Rangers championship parade held earlier that afternoon, and the faithful believe that this will be the year their beloved Knickerbockers capture the title that has eluded them since the glory days of the early 1970s. The league has been granted a reprieve from the tyranny of Michael Jordan, and the Knicks are closer to a title than they’ve been in 21 years in the new His Airness-less NBA, an NBA where …continue reading
In the always on world of the Intertubes there is no offseason. There is no basketball frontier to remote or obscure. Ball is life. 24-7-365. Anywhere, everywhere, always and forever. Ball is life. With that in mind, I thought I’d turn my attention to a couple of assets controlled by the Knicks, that are sometimes out of sight and out of mind. The two assets in question are our dear European Knicks – Louis Labeyrie and Guillermo “Willy” Hernangomez. You remember them, right? They’re the Knicks we haven’t invited to meet the parents yet. It’s become increasingly possible to follow …continue reading
[New York Times] Warriors Want More After Making NBA History With 16-0 Start (Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:03:38 GMT) Even though he hasn’t been in his usual spot on the bench, ailing coach Steve Kerr has contributed plenty to Golden State’s record start. [New York Times] Warriors Make History With 16th Straight Win (Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:32:48 GMT) The Golden State Warriors defeated the Lakers 111-77 and broke the record for the best start to an N.B.A. season. [New York Times] Bryant Sinks to New Low in His Likely Final Season (Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:12:28 GMT) As the …continue reading
A few minutes into the third quarter, I was emotionally prepared to chalk this up to a quick recap, and toss-up a funny picture or two. Unfortunately, Mike beat me to the the post. Luckily, this game was a complete and utter disaster, so I don’t think anyone could fault me for kicking things off with a ‘too long, didn’t read’ version of the recap: This was without question the Knicks worst all-around effort of the season, and perusing the box score belies how poorly the team played on both ends of the court. One might look at the Heat’s …continue reading
[New York Daily News] Knicks winning streak comes to end with 95-78 loss to Heat (Tue, 24 Nov 2015 05:49:40 GMT) New York’s winning streak and the Kristaps Porzingis train hit a dune in South Beach. [New York Daily News] Stoudemire says he and Melo didn’t get enough opportunities (Tue, 24 Nov 2015 05:37:37 GMT) Amar’e Stoudemire once transformed the Knicks from miserable to relevant. [New York Times] Durant, Thunder Rout Jazz 111-89 (Tue, 24 Nov 2015 05:48:40 GMT) Kevin Durant quickly answered any questions about his hamstring injury. [New York Times] Leonard Has 24, Spurs Defense Shines in 98-84 …continue reading