New York Knicks 102 Final Recap | Box Score 109 Dallas Mavericks Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I’m sure we’re all bracing ourselves for a Eugene O’Neill-esque sea of simmering resentment and forced pleasantries, a slew of social/political/economic issues that you might be dragooned into to “discussing” with various chain mail-forwarding relatives that you haven’t seen in a year (or more), the drinking habits of various grabby, rant-y family members and possibly screwing on a smile when face-to-face with their new significant others, such that you can practically see the unspoken cartoon thought bubbles bobbing menacingly above everyone’s head: “Hey, where’s Aunt …continue reading
We join the game with the Knicks actually leading Dallas sans Carmelo Anthony! Let’s go Knicks!
[New York Daily News] J.R. Smith links ‘Black Friday’ to slavery on Instagram (Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:46:57 GMT) Don’t expect J.R. Smith to master something as complicated as a triangle offense when he can’t even grasp basic American history. [New York Daily News] Carmelo doubtful vs. Mavericks, could miss extended time (Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:36:14 GMT) Carmelo Anthony, as expected, is listed as doubtful for Wednesday night’s game in Dallas after back spasms forced him out of Monday night’s 91-86 loss to the Rockets. [New York Daily News] Isola: Knicks have little to gain from Carmelo Anthony pain …continue reading
[New York Newsday] Carmelo Anthony goes out with back spasms and Knicks lose tough fight with Rockets (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:28:07 EST) Carmelo Anthony was doubled over and wincing late in the first half before slowly walking off the court and into the locker room. Nearly two hours later, he still was grimacing and walking very gingerly as he left the arena. [New York Times] Rockets 91, Knicks 86: In Latest Loss, Carmelo Anthony Hurts Back to Add to Knicks’ Woes (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:09:43 GMT) Troubled by what the team described as back spasms, Anthony left the …continue reading
[New York Daily News] Isola: Knicks can’t be thinking about lottery (Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:00:37 GMT) All the losing the Knicks have done in November is not a total loss. Remember, Phil Jackson does own a first-round pick in the June draft, which looks more like a lottery selection each day. [New York Times] As 76ers’ Brown Nears 100 Games, Can He Be Judged? (Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:52:40 GMT) Brett Brown is nearing 100 games with Philadelphia, and not many coaches had fewer victories when they got there. [New York Times] N.B.A. Game of the Week: Pelicans at …continue reading
[New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Nets Fall to Surging Spurs; Raptors Extend Cavs’ Skid (Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:33:00 GMT) Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points, and Toronto turned an 18-point deficit into a convincing 110-93 victory on the road over Cleveland. [New York Times] Harden Scores 32 as Rockets Beat Mavericks 95-92 (Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:19:00 GMT) James Harden has starred on offense since joining the Houston Rockets. After some intense criticism in the offseason, he’s now stepped things up on defense, too. [New York Times] Williams, Raptors Beat Struggling Cavs, 110-93 (Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:03:56 …continue reading