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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Author: Jim Cavan

Beyond his KnickerBlogger roots, Jim's work has appeared at ESPN.com, 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.

Recent Articles

Knickerblogger goes Rapcast

Happy Monday, good people. Last Friday, I had the opportunity to join Zarar Siddiqi of Raptors Republic for the latest installment of his terrific Rapcast. Among the many things we discussed: The Lowry-to-New York rumors, the state of the Atlantic Division (hint: It’s dogshit), and where our two respective teams plan on going in both the near and long term. It’s incredibly, incredibly depressing. But hopefully it’s also a trifle informative. It should also be noted that Zarar is the mastermind behind the recap template that we at Knickerblogger have thoroughly abused over the last three years. So thank him …continue reading

Knicks 111, Hawks 106: Snowangels for all

Atlanta Hawks 106 Final Recap | Box Score 111 New York Knicks Andrea Bargnani, PF 36 MIN | 11-16 FG | 0-0 FT | 6 REB | 0 AST | 2 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 23 PTS | +18 Here’s an observation based on nothing but vague, somewhat-informed guesswork: Andrea Bargnani shoots much better when his team’s ahead. In the two games prior, Bargs was aiming his shot – you knew the second it left his mitt that a miss was nigh. Last night, the mechanics were taut; the confidence buoyed by a team finally finding …continue reading

Celtics 114, Knicks 73: Knickerblogger goes to Church

Boston Celtics 114 Final Recap | Box Score 73 New York Knicks Andrea Bargnani, PF 23 MIN | 1-7 FG | 0-0 FT | 3 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 1 BLK | 1 TO | 2 PTS | -34 Andreuvius had come from the north, of fair skin and disposition, and of kind temperament. And the Malachites had taken great liking of his talents with the flute, and had built for the stranger a great fire, and a great many sheep and goats were given to him that they might be his charges. And the next …continue reading

Pelicans 103, Knicks 99

New Orleans Pelicans 103 Final Recap | Box Score 99 New York Knicks Kenyon Martin, PF 17 MIN | 0-2 FG | 0-0 FT | 3 REB | 2 AST | 3 STL | 3 BLK | 1 TO | 0 PTS | -10 Hell of an effort, old man! Way to bang with that dude with the unibrow! You know, Id have done the same thing on those Anderson threes – guy’s gotta miss sooner or later! With that weird ass hair patch thing he has going on? Shake it off, K-Mart. You’ve been around a long time and …continue reading