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Friday, December 19, 2014

Author: Robert Silverman

Hey, did you know that in addition to banging the keys here and occasionally for the NY Times and at ESPN, Robert is a playwright, an actor and a wand'ring mendicant/gadfly? He also once wrestled a bear...and lost.

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Hawks 91, Knicks 85

Atlanta Hawks 91 Final Recap | Box Score 85 New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony, SF 42 MIN | 11-25 FG | 3-5 FT | 9 REB | 7 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 3 TO | 25 PTS | -9 Okay. This is a fun topic to start with. [Gets on top of barstool, begins bellowing at top of lungs] Melo doesn’t get foul calls because the media/the league/the Illuminati hate the Knicks. Or New York. They hate New York. It’s a conspiracy! And have you seen the chemtrails above MSG? BIAAAAAASSSSSSSSS!!!!!1!” [Gets off barstool. Adjusts tie. …continue reading

Nets 110, Knicks 99

New York Knicks 99 Final Recap | Box Score 110 Brooklyn Nets Derek Fisher Welp, One never thought Of all things Derek’s lineup choices would be a Simulacrum Of a certain ex-coach’s Numbskullery. Yeah, you pulled up your ol’ pal Knickerblogger, hoping to get a passel of easy-to-digest letter grades. Sorry, y’all. It’s not that kind of night. We—or at least I—have been far more willing to let bad losses be thing that we expect without shredding two or three layers of stomach lining. The main ingredient in this soothing, hoops-based Metamucil has been the assumption that the contractors that …continue reading

Knicks 96, Hornets 93

[Editor’s Note: The recap generator’s on the fritz. We’ll cram all this info into the appropriate boxes as soon as humanly possible.] Charlotte Hornets 93 Final Recap | Box Score 96 New York Knicks CARMELO ANTHONY, A- Being the sixth youngest cager to surpass the big, gaudy, arbitrary 20,000 point threshold is the lede here, but it was points 20,021-24 including an oh-so-smooth elbow jumper that gave the ‘Bockers the lead for good. (See what I did there?) He also rose up to snaggle the most important ‘bound of the night after Kemba bricked a floater Definitely a small sample …continue reading

Bulls 104, Knicks 80

Chicago Bulls 104 Final Recap | Box Score 80 New York Knicks Amar’e Stoudemire, PF 24 MIN | 5-9 FG | 2-2 FT | 8 REB | 0 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK | 1 TO | 12 PTS | -6 Big freaking deal. A couple of dunks in the first stanza. I guess he’s “back.” Wife, go draw me a bath of the finest Manischewitz. I wish to re-vivify these aged bones. ‘Tis a miracle cure! Carmelo Anthony, SF 29 MIN | 5-13 FG | 3-4 FT | 4 REB | 3 AST | 1 STL | …continue reading

The Knickerblogger Podcast, Episode IX: Kevin McElroy

Four preseason games down and we continue to inch towards the regular season. Bryan Gibberman and Kevin McElroy had a lovely little convo on Ye Olde Knickerblogger Podcast, Est. 2004, Mike Kurlyo, Prop., about the team’s fits and starts, how a gaggle of new bros fit the triangle, said shapely offense’s relevance and effectiveness in this here newfangled, modern NBA, the starting lineup, a few easy recipes for family-friendly meals and other choice goodies. Take a listen here, now why dontcha. Enjoy! Also, if you stare into the pattern below long enough, you’ll see your very own personal spirit animal/guide. …continue reading

Pre-Raptors 81, Pre-Knicks 76

Hi Knickerbloggeristas, So I missed the first quarter and a half but the score was a robust 26-22 by the time I tuned in. And no, I don’t own a TiVo. Yes, I have to rub two sticks together and sacrifice a goat to my Dark Lord and Master to get a wireless signal. I do it because of my fidelity to old school, ruggedly individualistic blogging and my Ludditic fear of technology and/or exorbitant cable fees. But since they putting the biscuit in the oven at a rate that seemed to suggest there were still laces on the ball …continue reading