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Monday, December 22, 2014

Author: Mike Kurylo

Mike Kurylo is the founder and editor of His book on the 2012 Knicks, "We’ll Always Have Linsanity," is on sale now. Follow him on twitter (@KnickerBlogger).

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Knicks Morning News (2014.12.18)

[New York Times] Harden Scores 41, Rockets Beat Nuggets in OT (Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:53:57 GMT) James Harden couldn’t quite fight his way through traffic and just barely missed getting his hand in the face of Arron Afflalo as the Nuggets swingman knocked down a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to end regulation. [New York Times] Clippers Edge Pacers for 102-100 Win (Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:33:08 GMT) Blake Griffin had 31 points and 16 rebounds, DeAndre Jordan added 23 rebounds and 15 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Indiana Pacers 102-100 on Wednesday night. [New York Times] Grizzlies Outlast …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.12.16)

[New York Post] Family blames MSG ejection for one-legged Nets fan’s death (Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:54:12 -0500) The one-legged Brooklyn Nets super fan ejected from a game for allegedly whacking people with his prosthetic leg killed himself because he was tormented with nightmares from the incident, a… [New York Daily News] Walmart’s Carmelo Anthony doll a dead ringer for Jeremy Lin (Tue, 16 Dec 2014 05:43:44 GMT) Kids who had that Carmelo Anthony plush toy on their wish list better hope Santa doesn’t do his shopping at Walmart. [New York Times] Spanish Women Shine in Dark Year for Men …continue reading

I’m So Mad

It’s Monday morning and I’m fuming. My anger has little to do with the Knicks losing to Toronto on Sunday night. Instead it’s my other winter team that has drawn my ire. The New York Jets. And yes, the Jets actually won this week. The problem is they beat the wrong team at the wrong time. The Jets played the Titans, and both teams had identical 2-11 records before the game. A loss would have put the Jets in position to have the third overall pick in the draft. But with their victory, they slide down to 6th. Let me …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.12.15)

[New York Newsday] Knicks have another rough ending, fall to tough Raptors (Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:29:39 EST) The Knicks had a chance to beat a quality team and record their first two-game winning streak in six weeks, but it became a missed opportunity because of so many missed opportunities. [New York Newsday] Raptors adjusting on the fly without DeMar DeRozan (Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:01:05 EST) Leave it to a basketball team from hockey's heartland to learn how to change on the fly. The Raptors have had no choice but to adapt in a hurry after star DeMar DeRozan …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.12.14)

[New York Daily News] Knicks’ Iman Shumpert dislocates left shoulder, out a month (Sun, 14 Dec 2014 05:10:52 GMT) The Knicks got a 2-for-1 deal on MRIs for their ailing shooting guards on Saturday. [New York Times] Pistons Win Second in a Row, Beat Kings 95-90 (Sun, 14 Dec 2014 05:45:36 GMT) Greg Monroe scored 24 points, Josh Smith had 21 points, 13 rebounds and five blocked shots, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Sacramento Kings 95-90 on Saturday night for their second straight victory. [New York Times] Portland Finishes Off Indiana for 95-85 Win (Sun, 14 Dec 2014 03:59:45 …continue reading

Are The Knicks Tanking?

Human beings have pondered a number of things about our world since our own awareness. Is there life on other planets? Is time travel possible? Will Leo survive his surgery in Chasing Life? Unfortunately we often don’t have the evidence to come to a conclusion on life’s great mysteries. Hence we have to use other methods to gain a greater understanding on the topic. In searching for extra terrestrial life, we can come up with reasons for and against the possibility of life existing elsewhere. Reasons in favor would be the existence of other similar environments which could sustain life. …continue reading