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Thursday, December 18, 2014

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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

Knicks Morning News (2014.12.12)

[New York Post] Carmelo will consider waiving no-trade clause: source (Fri, 12 Dec 2014 01:48:10 -0500) BOSTON — This is how bad it has gotten for Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks: Five months after swearing his allegiance to New York and signing a five-year, $124 million… [New York Post] Carmelo will consider waiving no-trade clause: source (Fri, 12 Dec 2014 01:48:10 -0500) BOSTON — This is how bad it has gotten for Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks: Five months after swearing his allegiance to New York and signing a five-year, $124 million… [New York Times] Harden Scores 44 to Lead …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.12.12)

[New York Post] Carmelo will consider waiving no-trade clause: source (Fri, 12 Dec 2014 01:48:10 -0500) BOSTON — This is how bad it has gotten for Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks: Five months after swearing his allegiance to New York and signing a five-year, $124 million… [New York Post] Carmelo will consider waiving no-trade clause: source (Fri, 12 Dec 2014 01:48:10 -0500) BOSTON — This is how bad it has gotten for Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks: Five months after swearing his allegiance to New York and signing a five-year, $124 million… [New York Times] Harden Scores 44 to Lead …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.12.11)

[New York Newsday] Report: During players-only meeting, Knicks express frustration with Carmelo, triangle (Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:12:59 EST) The Knicks held a players-only meeting last weekend to air concerns about how they're playing and to try to figure out how to turn things around. Carmelo Anthony said they may need to have another one to figure out who is airing some internal matters. [New York Times] Warriors Beat Rockets 105-93 for 14th Straight Win (Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:56:32 GMT) Steve Kerr knew he had a lot of expectations on him after taking over a Golden State Warriors team …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.12.11)

[New York Newsday] Report: During players-only meeting, Knicks express frustration with Carmelo, triangle (Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:12:59 EST) The Knicks held a players-only meeting last weekend to air concerns about how they're playing and to try to figure out how to turn things around. Carmelo Anthony said they may need to have another one to figure out who is airing some internal matters. [New York Times] Warriors Beat Rockets 105-93 for 14th Straight Win (Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:56:32 GMT) Steve Kerr knew he had a lot of expectations on him after taking over a Golden State Warriors team …continue reading

Spurs 109, Knicks 95: The ‘Bockers Are Hot Garbage Who Can’t Even Play Against The Shell Of A Team And Should Be Forced To Disband Before They Hurt My Soul Again.

New York Knicks 95 FinalRecap | Box Score 109 San Antonio Spurs Amar’e Stoudemire, PF 17 MIN | 4-6 FG | 0-0 FT | 2 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 8 PTS | -5AMAR’E STOUDEMIRE is an anagram of A STEADIER MORE UM. How the mighty have fallen. A half-dozen years ago, Amar’e would have shredded a depleted San Antonio front court like a hot knife through gefilte fish. Now, he gets outplayed by the likes of Matt Bonner and Boris Diaw. Each game the Knicks play is progressively more perplexing. …continue reading

Knicks @ Spurs or “Remember the AlMelo”

So after losing 9 games in a row, I was pretty sure all the fight was out of this team.  Then we all heard reports of Carmelo Anthony (questionable with sore left knee) nearly coming to blows with Timmy Hardaway Jr (questionable defense and decision making).  If they did fight, I’d put my money on Melo.  Timmy strikes me as someone who would not keep his guard up if his on court defense is any indication. Speaking of defense, the Spurs are 3rd in the NBA in defensive rating. And at 15-6, the defending NBA champs are going to be …continue reading