This is an interesting back-to-back matchup for the Knicks, as it is hard for mediocre teams to win both ends of a home and home, but I think that the Knicks can slump to the occasion and pull out an important pair of losses here. The Knicks have no answer for Dragic or Whiteside, so this should be a loss, but we shall see! Let’s? Go Knicks!
This is one of the tougher games for the Knicks to lose, so hopefully they come out strong and lose this one like the hopeful losers they are. Let’s go? Knicks!
I think I just assumed this was such a gimme that I didn’t even think to put up a game thread. My apologies. Tank on, Knicks!
From The Vertical, the NBA is suspending Joakim Noah 20 games for violating the NBA’s anti-drug policy. According to Woj: Noah tested positive for an over-the-counter supplement that is prohibited under the outgoing Collective Bargaining Agreement, league sources said. Noah, 32, is expected to serve 10 games of the suspension to finish out the 2016-17 regular season and 10 games to start the 2017-18 season, league sources said. The National Basketball Players Association’s investigation concluded that Noah hadn’t “knowingly or willingly” violated the policy and cooperated fully with the league’s probe, league sources said. Hilarious. Dude’s on PEDs, can’t get …continue reading
The Knicks had their first “okay, we’re seriously tanking now” moment of the season tonight, as they are resting Melo, Rose and Lance Thomas in a winnable game in Portland. Good for them. Let’s go? Knicks!
It’s funny, as the Knicks have been depressing me more for the next few seasons based just on how amazingly bad they are playing as of late, they at least let me feel better about their direct future, since they are SO bad that any wins would shock me now. Boy, do the Knicks suck. “Ron Baker had an okay game in a blowout after a few shitty games by him, time to get excited!” Let’s go? Knicks!
Since the Knicks are visiting the Clippers, there are, of course, a bunch of “maybe Melo will go to the Clippers” stories, which are nonsense. The main story about Melo seeming like he might want to leave opened with Melo saying something along the lines of, “Nah, don’t even start with this” so clearly nothing has actually changed with regards to Melo wanting to leave. But hey, it wouldn’t hurt for Melo to score 60 in a close Knicks loss tonight! Maybe it would move the Clippers to actually make a real offer for Melo. So far they have not. …continue reading