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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Author: Jim Cavan

Beyond his KnickerBlogger roots, Jim's work has appeared at, Grantland, The Classical, and the New York Times. He is currently working on a biography of Robert Silverman, entitled "Clownin' and Astoundin.'" Follow him on Twitter @JPCavan.

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Knicks 102, Heat 92: PRANKS

Miami Heat 92 Final Recap | Box Score 102 New York Knicks Andrea Bargnani, PF 42 MIN | 9-13 FG | 1-1 FT | 5 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 1 BLK | 0 TO | 19 PTS | +4 HOW HE PLAYED: For a guy who purportedly “forgot” the Knicks were playing the Heat tonight, Bargs was spectacularly efficient in the half-court, leveraging his mid-range game with timely aplomb – even if he’s often so homed-in that he misses wide open cutter(s). The defense was, once again, a stew of spoiled dog meat and New Coke. …continue reading


Most Americans believe we lost the Battle of the Alamo, because educators hate America. They are wrong. The following is a collection of accounts revealing what really happened that fateful day in 1836, and the men that made it happen. New York Knicks 105 Final Recap | Box Score 101 San Antonio Spurs Antonio Borgnini, PF 22 MIN | 3-8 FG | 4-4 FT | 3 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 10 PTS | +19 b. 1807, Italy. Not a soul knew of the Roman’s story, short of his name and …continue reading

Mike Woodson: To fire, or not to fire?

Happy short-week-Monday, pardners. Apologies for it being a bit quiet over here of late. As many of you know, we co-hosted a Knicks meetup this past Saturday along with Posting & Toasting. The turnout was great, even if the game, uhh, wasn’t. Here’s photo evidence of said get-together. Mike, sadly, was off to the side, because his stunningly chiseled features would’ve melted the camera. That’s Robert Silverman, Jonathan Topaz, Jeremy Conlin, Kevin McElroy, and myself. All smoking cigarettes, although not in that order. We’ll let you guess who’s who — that’s more fun. Anyway, seeing as how six of our …continue reading

Grizzlies 95, Knicks 87: Derailing the Holiday Inn Express

Editor’s Note: Two things to keep in mind when reading this recap: 1) The Knicks were forced to stay in a hotel last night. 2) All of this is fictional. As in these are not real quotes. As in relax. Memphis Grizzlies 95 Final Recap | Box Score 87 New York Knicks Andrea Bargnani, PF 22 MIN | 1-5 FG | 1-2 FT | 2 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 1 BLK | 1 TO | 3 PTS | +4 “It seems like that shot in Milwaukee – the one where you Steve Grogan’d the ball up …continue reading