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Knicks Morning News (Monday, Nov 19 2012)

  • [New York Daily News] Bondy: It’s time to give Dolan his due for Knicks start (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 08:29:29 GMT)
    You know the guy, Jim Dolan. He impaired this franchise for a dozen years, alienating fans and media alike with higher ticket prices and no big victories. Fair is fair, though. If we blamed him for this jumble, we can laud him for the Knicks’ 7-1 start.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Kidd’s headband not for the look (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 05:29:13 GMT)
    Jason Kidd juked Indiana’s Lance Stephenson into the air with a head fake he has attempted hundreds of times in his NBA career. But the first-quarter play in the Knicks’ 88-76 win at the Garden resulted in seven stitches to the top of Kidd’s head, as Stephenson caught him with his teeth on the way down.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks rise and shine against Pacers (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 03:20:33 GMT)
    From Mike Woodson’s technical foul in the first minute and a half, to Jason Kidd taking a shot in the head from Lance Stephenson a few minutes later, requiring seven stitches, there was ample proof that at least some Knicks were wide awake, or in Kidd’s case, rudely awakened, when they had to endure a noon start at the Garden on Sunday.

  • [New York Post] Knicks defense devours Indiana in easy victory (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 04:44:36 -0500)
    It felt like the late 1990s at Madison Square Garden yesterday.
    The opponent didn’t reach 50 points until well into the third quarter, the Knicks were comfortably ahead despite a far-from-stellar shooting performance and the crowd was on its feet chanting “De-fense.â?
    The Knicks remained undefeated at the Garden…

  • [New York Post] Woodson finds time for Camby in victory (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 04:37:41 -0500)
    Marcus Camby lives. Or, in this case, plays â?? finally.
    After failing to get off the bench in the team’s last two games, coach Mike Woodson called upon the 6-foot-11 center for nearly 13 minutes of action, a season high. The 38-year-old Camby, in his second stint with the Knicks…

  • [New York Post] Shooters keep shooting (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 04:37:41 -0500)
    Steve Novak is going to keep shooting, you can count on that.
    Despite shooting poorly in the Knicks’ 88-76 win over the Pacers yesterday, the Garden’s resident sharpshooter said he is not going to make excuses or be discouraged just because of an off game.
    “I know they’re…

  • [New York Post] Donnie deserves some credit, too (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 03:54:16 -0500)
    When Raymond Felton heard Donnie Walsh had been in the building, he began to hurriedly change into his street clothes in hopes of catching the Knicks’ former general manager before he left the World’s Most Famous Arena.
    “I didn’t know he was here,â? Felton said. “I got to…

  • [New York Times] Lakers Ground Rockets Without D’Antoni (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 07:10:22 GMT)
    The Lakers are still waiting for coach Mike D’Antoni to take charge of his first game but Los Angeles continued their recent revival with a 119-108 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday.

  • [New York Times] Nets 99, Kings 90: Blatche Excels Off Bench as Nets Win Fifth Straight (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 06:40:22 GMT)
    Andray Blatche, the self-proclaimed Godfather of the Nets’ bench mob, has been quietly proving his critics wrong this season, but he took his reclamation to another level Sunday against the Kings.

  • [New York Times] Jeremy Lin of Houston Rockets Off to More Peaceful Season (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 06:40:22 GMT)
    After becoming a news media sensation last season with the Knicks, Jeremy Lin has settled into a more comfortable role as one of the Houston Rockets.

  • [New York Times] Knicks 88, Pacers 76: Knicks, Behind Raymond Felton and Carmelo Anthony, Upend Pacers (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 06:40:22 GMT)
    The Knicks topped the undermanned Pacers in a mostly sluggish Sunday afternoon game at Madison Square Garden, bouncing back from their first loss of the season.

  • [New York Times] Off the Dribble: D’Antoni, Recovering From Knee Surgery, Pushes Back Lakers Debut (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 05:30:24 GMT)
    Mike D’Antoni, who was hired last Monday, had aimed to coach the Lakers on Sunday night against the Houston Rockets. After consulting with the team trainer, however, D’Antoni decided it was too soon.

  • [New York Times] Off the Dribble: Walsh Gets Up-Close Look at the Knicks He Helped Build (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 05:27:23 GMT)
    Donnie Walsh began to rebuild the Knicks team in 2008, when he was president and general manager. Walsh, now the president of basketball operations for Indiana, saw up-close how much the Knicks have improved when they played the Pacers on Sunday.

  • [New York Times] Kevin Durant’s Triple-Double Leads Thunder Over Warriors (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 05:07:18 GMT)
    Kevin Durant notched his first career triple-double with 25 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high 10 assists, and Oklahoma City beat Golden State 119-109 on Sunday.

  • [New York Times] Lakers Rip Rockets 119-108 for 4th Win in 5 Games (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 05:05:25 GMT)
    Kobe Bryant had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his 18th career triple-double, and the revitalized Los Angeles Lakers ran past the Houston Rockets 119-108 Sunday night for their fourth victory in five games since firing coach Mike Brown.

  • [New York Times] Pistons Beat Celtics for First Home Victory (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 05:05:16 GMT)
    Greg Monroe had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Detroit Pistons to their first home win of the season, 103-83 over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Blazers Beat Bulls 102-94 for Third Straight Win (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 04:57:59 GMT)
    Wesley Matthews and Nicolas Batum scored 21 points apiece and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Chicago Bulls 102-94 on Sunday night for their first-three-game winning streak since opening last season with a trio of victories.

  • [New York Times] Off the Dribble: With Tyson Chandler, Knicks Win Argument Over Style Against Pacers (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 04:43:53 GMT)
    In argument over playing styles between the Knicks and the Pacers, the Knicks proved to have the winning formula with Tyson Chandler as their secret threat.

  • [New York Times] Lakers Coach Mike D’Antoni Delays Bench Debut (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 03:53:06 GMT)
    Mike D’Antoni postponed his debut on the Los Angeles Lakers’ bench for at least another game Sunday night, giving the coach a few more days to recover from recent knee replacement surgery.

  • [New York Times] Blatche Scores 22 to Lead Nets Over Kings 99-90 (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 02:15:23 GMT)
    Reserve forward Andray Blatche scored 22 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to their fifth straight win, 99-90 over the struggling Sacramento Kings on Sunday.

  • [New York Times] Turner Leads 76ers Over Reeling Cavaliers 86-79 (Mon, 19 Nov 2012 01:38:37 GMT)
    Evan Turner had 19 points and nine assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the reeling Cleveland Cavaliers 86-79 Sunday night.

  • 10 comments on “Knicks Morning News (Monday, Nov 19 2012)

    1. Z-man

      Glew: Is there any statistic to describe when a player grabs an offensive rebound off their own shot?

      Not that I know of, but I get your point. Here are some others:

      Hockey assists (passes directly leading to an assist for another player)

      Effective screens set (screens leading to a high % shot)

      Effective box-outs (leading to a rebound for a teammate)

      Penetrations denied (I’ve dated som HOFers in this category, but that’s another story…)

      Transition defense efficiency/speed (e.g. opponent’s TS% when you’re the only player back on a 2-on-1 break)

      TS% on shots (FGs and FTs) taken immediately after a pass
      (why does a player not get an assist if he makes a great pass that leads to a missed uncontested dunk/layup, or a foul and two FTs?)

    2. yellowboy90

      Z-man: Not that I know of, but I get your point. Here are some others:

      Hockey assists (passes directly leading to an assist for another player)

      Effective screens set (screens leading to a high % shot)

      Effective box-outs (leading to a rebound for a teammate)

      Penetrations denied (I’ve dated som HOFers in this category, but that’s another story…)

      Transition defense efficiency/speed (e.g. opponent’s TS% when you’re the only player back on a 2-on-1 break)

      TS% on shots (FGs and FTs) taken immediately after a pass
      (why does a player not get an assist if he makes a great pass that leads to a missed uncontested dunk/layup, or a foul and two FTs?)

      How about assist attempts?

    3. daJudge

      Z-Man—-that’s really funny. Best of luck in the future.

      Z-man: Penetrations denied (I’ve dated som HOFers in this category, but that’s another story…)

    4. llcoolbp

      Z-man:
      Is Harden hurt?

      Harden looks like he had the flu. It’s been going around down south. I just recovered after almost 2 weeks of a bad case. Just in time to attend the knick game tommorrow down here in New Orleans. I’ll be there with my wife. She’ll have her Ewing jersey on, I’ll have my Starks jersey on. Can’t wait.

    5. d-mar

      llcoolbp: Harden looks like he had the flu. It’s been going around down south. I just recovered after almost 2 weeks of a bad case.Just in time to attend the knick game tommorrow down here in New Orleans. I’ll be there with my wife. She’ll have her Ewing jersey on, I’ll have my Starks jersey on. Can’t wait.

      Cheer ‘em on ll! Just to show how far we’ve come, we’re favored by 6. The Hornets aren’t a terrible team, last year it would have been 1 or zero points.

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