Your in-game thoughts here.
New York heads to the big easy. Your in-game thoughts here.
Your in game thought here
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
Let’s get this season started. Feel free to do whatever you’d like with the first post. I promise I won’t complain. GO NY GO NY GO!!
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
Stats: Player Age G MP MPG PER TS% eFG% TRB% AST% TOV% USG% Baron Davis 32 29 595 20.5 10 0.457 0.44 5.4 36.2 28.1 20.4 Per 36 Minutes: FGA 3PA 3P% FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS 11.1 5.1 0.306 1.5 0.667 0.8 2.6 3.4 8.2 2.1 0.2 4.6 3.7 10.8 When this fine blog announced the signing of Baron “Boom Dizzle” Davis, the news was accompanied by a rendering—possibly done in crayon– of Davis’ other worldly dunk on Andrei Kirilenko. With that sort of introduction, and Davis’ impressive passing resume, excitement from the …continue reading