[NYTimes] Keeping Score: Ron Baker, Knicks’ Third-String Point Guard, Provides Lift (Monday, January 09, 2017 1:17:34 AM) The fourth-quarter play of Baker, a little-used option behind Derrick Rose and Brandon Jennings, helped end a six-game losing streak and injected offense into the game that followed. [NYPost] Knicks are sick of their own excuses (Sunday, January 08, 2017 8:18:19 AM) Brandon Jennings says there can be no more excuses that the Knicks are still getting to know each other. It’s 37 games in — closing in on the halfway mark — and the Knicks are worse than mediocre at 17-20. In …continue reading
[SNY Knicks] Knicks fall to streaking Pacers, 123-109 (Saturday, January 07, 2017 8:28:29 PM) Jeff Teague and Paul George led six Pacers in double figures with 19 points each and Indiana used a 53-32 rebounding edge to defeat the Knicks 123-109 in Indianapolis Saturday. [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks at Pacers (Saturday, January 07, 2017 5:36:16 PM) The Knicks head to Indiana to play the Pacers at 7 p.m. on Saturday night. [SNY Knicks] Ron Baker keeps cool during crunch time against Bucks (Saturday, January 07, 2017 1:09:21 PM) Ron Baker may not be as explosive or agile as Chasson …continue reading
Oops, for some reason I thought that this game was starting later. The Knicks really should win this one. EDITED TO ADD: I wrote this post at the end of the first quarter when the Knicks had just cut it to 4, but it didn’t go up until later. Let’s go, Knicks!
[NYTimes] James Harden Meets Russell Westbrook in a Battle of Perpetual Motion (Friday, January 06, 2017 12:41:24 PM) The Rockets outlasted the Thunder. Westbrook had 49 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists, while Harden had 26 points, 8 rebounds and 12 assists. [NYTimes] Cavaliers 116, Nets 108: Even With Mr. Whammy, Nets Are No Match for LeBron James and the Cavs (Saturday, January 07, 2017 2:24:20 AM) Bruce Reznick, a retired Nets fan from Brooklyn, tried to cast his usual spells on James, but he finished with 36 points in Cleveland’s victory at Barclays Center. [NYTimes] Is Zaza Pachulia an …continue reading
[NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony, Knicks must figure out how to end slide (Thursday, January 05, 2017 7:01:44 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Not only is Giannis Antetokounmpo nicknamed “The Greek Freak,” he’s also “The Alphabet,” and he spelled “victory” for the Bucks against the Knicks Wednesday night at the Garden. Now the Knicks need to figure out The Alphabet in the sequel Friday night at Milwaukee. [NY Newsday] NBA All-Star voting: LeBron James, Kyrie Irving lead in first fan returns (Thursday, January 05, 2017 5:52:15 PM) The defending NBA champions lead the way in NBA All-Star voting, with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ …continue reading
[SNY Knicks] Knicks lose to Bucks at the buzzer (Wednesday, January 04, 2017 10:10:55 PM) The Knicks lost to the Bucks on Wednesday night, 105-104. [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks vs. Bucks (Wednesday, January 04, 2017 6:16:16 PM) The Knicks host the Bucks at Madison Square Garden at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday night. [SNY Knicks] Porzingis to sit out Wednesday night with sore Achilles (Wednesday, January 04, 2017 5:56:48 PM) Kristaps Porzingis is officially out for Wednesday night’s game against the Bucks, the team announced. [SNY Knicks] Playing Kuzminskas more could provide boost to Knicks (Wednesday, January 04, 2017 11:30:35 …continue reading
[SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Are the Knicks capable of improving their defense? (Tuesday, January 03, 2017 11:30:23 PM) [SNY Knicks] Three issues facing the Knicks: Defense, the rotation, and Melo’s rhythm (Tuesday, January 03, 2017 6:00:59 PM) An inability to hold their own against the more competitive teams in the league has been a glaring weakness for the Knicks all season long. [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ injury woes factoring into defensive struggles (Tuesday, January 03, 2017 3:15:53 PM) I agree with Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek, who when asked repeatedly Monday night about the team’s effort laughed off the idea that …continue reading