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Friday, August 22, 2014

Author: Thomas B.

@Don't bother; I don't tweet

Recent Articles

2012-13 Game Preview and Thread: Knicks v. Wizards

Kyle Weidie @Truth_About_It of the fine Wizards blog Truth About It.Net asked KB to share a few thoughts on this evening’s game between the Knicks (10-4)  and the Wizards (1-12). Here to provide the DC Council Opening Statements for Washington’s 14th game of the season against the Knicks in New York are TAI’s Kyle Weidie (@Truth_About_It), guest Dion Black, who writes about the Knicks for the ESPN TrueHoop blog Knickerblogger.net, and TAI’s John Converse Townsend (@JohnCTownsend), who bookends the post with his game prediction. Read the entire post here.  Go New York. Go New York. GO!

2012-13 Game Thread and Preview: Knicks @ Spurs

The New York Knicks (5-0, 2-0 away) visit the San Antonio Spurs (7-1, 3-0 home).  I’ll just come right out and say this; I’m still not sure I’m ready to trust what I see from the Knicks so far.  It’s not that I lack faith in my team, or that I think this is a fluke in any way–the advanced stats confirm this team deserves the record it has.  I guess it’s just after a solid decade of being pretty bad, and an off season full of seemingly classic Dolanism, it seems strange that the team finally looks like a …continue reading

Knicks 2013 Preview: The Carmelo & Amar’e Conundrum

Amar’e Stoudemire has been paired with Carmelo Anthony for 20 months, and over that time period, when the pair have played in the same game the Knicks’ record is an underwhelming 31-40 (1-7 in playoffs) . When Stoudemire, Anthony, and Tyson Chandler were on the floor together, New York scored only 98.5 points per 100 possessions. To put that in perspective, that level of offensive *ahem* efficiency would put the Knicks in the bottom third of the league. The individual stats available through NBA.com confirm that the pairing of Anthony and Stoudemire are the problem. Anthony posts average to below …continue reading