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Friday, February 22, 2019

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Post Game: Knicks beat Hawks, 106-91

Potential Links [peachtreehoops.com] Hawks spectacularly flop in 106-91 loss to Knicks [thescore.com] Knicks snap franchise-worst 18-game losing skid vs. Hawks [dailyrecord.com] New York Knicks finally win a game, down the Atlanta Hawks to snap 18-game skid [sports.abs-cbn.com] NBA Roundup: League-leaders Hawks, Warriors reach 50 wins; Knicks first to 50 losses Full BoxScore: http://www.nba.com/games/20190214/NYKATL#/boxscore Score by Period: Team 1 2 3 4 TOTAL Knicks 28 26 28 24 106 Hawks 13 38 22 18 91 Four Factors TEAM eFG TOR ORB FTR NYK 0.524 0.128 0.262 0.215 ATL 0.418 0.108 0.197 0.165 Simple Box Score Name min pts fga 3pm ftm …continue reading

Game Thread: New York Knicks at Atlanta Hawks

Game Thread: New York Knicks at Atlanta Hawks Start Time: 02/14/2019 19:30:00 Hawks aim to extend Knicks’ skid into All-Star break Atlanta coach Lloyd Pierce wants to see his young team finish the first portion of the season strong. [Read more] Pre Game Links: [cbssports.com] Hawks aim to extend Knicks’ skid into All-Star break [peachtreehoops.com] Preview: Hawks face Knicks in pre-break battle [soaringdownsouth.com] Atlanta Hawks Game Preview: Fourth Matchup vs. New York Knicks [sportsbookreview.com] Tanks Ahoy! Take The Home Team For Knicks-Hawks [nba.nbcsports.com] Agent: Knicks only NBA team that didn’t scout Giannis Antetokounmpo in Greece [usatoday.com] Trae Young leads Hawks …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.02.14)

[NYDN] SHOCKER: Knicks lose again. There is no culture building (Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:10:00 PM) This is embarrassing. This is offensive. Eighteen straight losses. EIGHTEEN. The Knicks, at bare minimum, were supposed to show signs of improvement throughout this season. They were supposed to establish an identity of “defense-first.” They were supposed to win a game at home in the calendar year… [NYDN] Knicks didn’t bother scouting Giannis Antetokounmpo because of course (Wednesday, February 13, 2019 5:38:48 PM) The Knicks didn’t even scout the best draft pick of the last six years. According to Giannis Antetokounmpo’s agent Giorgos Panou, …continue reading

Post Game: 76ers beat Knicks, 126-111

Potential Links [nba.nbcsports.com] Report: Knicks to host 76ers on Christmas Full BoxScore: http://www.nba.com/games/20190213/PHINYK#/boxscore Score by Period: Team 1 2 3 4 TOTAL 76ers 37 34 29 26 126 Knicks 33 22 36 20 111 Four Factors TEAM eFG TOR ORB FTR PHI 0.590 0.135 0.172 0.436 NYK 0.446 0.097 0.255 0.221 Simple Box Score Name min pts fga 3pm ftm or Reb ast stl to blk pf +/- Butler, Jimmy 34:05 13 6 0 5 0 7 8 3 0 2 0 31 Harris, Tobias 35:13 25 14 3 4 0 6 3 0 1 1 3 27 Embiid, Joel …continue reading

Game Thread: Philadelphia 76ers at New York Knicks

Game Thread: Philadelphia 76ers at New York Knicks Start Time: 02/13/2019 19:30:00 Knicks lug 17-game skid into meeting with 76ers On Monday night, the New York Knicks broke the franchise record for longest single-season losing streak. [Read more] Pre Game Links: [cbssports.com] Knicks lug 17-game skid into meeting with 76ers [bleacherreport.com] Knicks Trade Rumors: Teams Interested in Wesley Matthews; 76ers Speculated [washingtonpost.com] Hayward scores 26, Celtics beat 76ers again 112-109 [stlamerican.com] Knicks, 76ers make major moves; Lakers still in limbo

All Hail Mitchell Lobinson!

In the interest of getting a fresh thread up and of sparking a little discussion, here is some Mitchell Robinson reportage today from the NY Post. https://nypost.com/2019/02/12/where-mitchell-robinsons-fast-growing-game-can-go-next/ Some interesting things to parse, including his trainer’s comments and Fizdale’s at the end. Personally, I haven’t noticed all that much of a change in his play and conditioning. He was great in summer league and to start the season and he is still great. However, his fouls have dropped substantially and it’s interesting that Kerry Kittles might have made an impact. And if we are talking rookies, I liked this video piece …continue reading