Statistical Analysis. Humor. Knicks.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Author: Brian Cronin

Recent Articles

NY Daily News: Knicks interested in acquiring Clippers guard Jamal Crawford

Frank Isola of the NY Daily News reports: The Knicks have expressed interest in acquiring Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, according to a source. Coincidentally, the Cavs are also pursuing a deal for Crawford, the 34-year-old former Sixth Man of the Year. Miami is another team that is also interested in Crawford. It is unclear what the Clippers are asking for in return. Isola doesn’t get into the fact that the Knicks have nearly zero tradeable assets, so this is almost assuredly a pipe dream, but, well, I am sure someone did tell him that the Knicks are interested in Crawford, …continue reading

Unsung Knick History – How We Almost Had a Grant Legacy in New York

This is the latest in a series of examinations into different games, events and decisions that impacted Knicks history in some way, shape or form. Stories that are not as famous as, say, “The Dunk” or Willis Reed playing Game 7, but still have a place in Knicks history, especially for die-hard fans. Here is an archive of all the stories featured so far. The Knicks have a long history of having fathers and sons both play for them. Ernie and Kiki Vandeweghe, Henry and Mike Bibby, Al and Allie McGuire and I am sure others that I am missing …continue reading

Huffington Post: Was Bill Russell Really Traded for the Ice Capades?

With the NBA Draft tomorrow (and before we get to the next installment of our draft round table), I wrote a piece for the Huffington Post about whether Bill Russell wasn’t drafted #1 in the 1956 NBA Draft by the Rochester Royals because of a deal involving the Ice Capades. I also wrote a more extensive article on the same topic at my own site here.