The Knicks are riding an unlikely three-game winning streak. They really would be better off with losing this one tonight, and the Hornets have been playing better as of late, so you figure this will be a loss, especially with Melo out. While I should be rooting for a loss, I am still rooting for the chance to say my new catch phrase, “A clutch trey by Galloway!” Let’s go! Knicks!
This one is for Prigs…
The 76ers tricked the Knicks into beating them last night. And unfortunately for Knick fans, New York took the bait, hook, line, and sinker en route to a 98-91 victory. The win puts the Sixers within a game and a half of New York, for the coveted last spot in the league. Philly started off the game literally giving the ball away. In the paint, Carter-Williams dribbled the ball much like a six year old touching a basketball for the first time, which allowed Galloway an easy steal. The new-ish Knicks guard attempted to give the ball back with a …continue reading
[New York Post] One Knick not benefiting from emergence of young Galloway (Thu, 22 Jan 2015 02:55:08 -0500) PHILADELPHIA — With the emergence of rookie guard Langston Galloway, veteran point guard Pablo Prigioni remained buried on the bench. Prigioni did not play for the second straight game Wednesday… [New York Daily News] Carmelo: J.R. Smith was right, Knicks were on ‘eggshells’ (Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:46:21 GMT) J.R. Smith’s recent charge that “everyone was walking on eggshells” under the Knicks’ new regime wasn’t the first time he’s made that claim. [New York Daily News] Sixers go into tank for Knicks, …continue reading
In one of the most exciting games of the new year, the Knicks and the 76ers face off in a dramatic battle to see who gets more ping pong balls in the NBA Draft Lottery this June. The Sixers made a decisive move in preparation for the battle today by holding back “sick” Nerlens Noel (Tony Wroten is also out, but I think he’s legitimately injured). Let’s see whether Melo has a mysterious stomach flu right before tip-off. On top of exciting, this might be one of the ugliest games of the year, but it might also be so ugly …continue reading
[New York Post] The Knicks’ adviser who pushed for Langston Galloway (Wed, 21 Jan 2015 02:54:16 -0500) PHILADELPHIA — Credit Phil Jackson's top adviser, Clarence Gaines Jr., for playing a part in "Langsanity.'' According to a source, Gaines, the only front-office personnel man Jackson has hired to… [New York Daily News] Isola: Knicks fans want Duke’s Okafor, MSG debut on horizon (Wed, 21 Jan 2015 03:15:53 GMT) The courtship of Jahlil Okafor began long before Christmas and was not subtle or surprising. It was, in fact, very New York. [New York Daily News] Derek Fisher not talking tanking ahead of …continue reading
[New York Post] NBA All-Star concert to paralyze Flatiron District (Tue, 20 Jan 2015 02:02:24 -0500) The city will turn one of New York's busiest neighborhoods upside down for four days — all for a 45-minute concert, The Post has learned. The NBA All-Star Weekend concert,… [New York Post] NBA All-Star concert to paralyze Flatiron District (Tue, 20 Jan 2015 02:02:24 -0500) The city will turn one of New York's busiest neighborhoods upside down for four days — all for a 45-minute concert, The Post has learned. The NBA All-Star Weekend concert,… [New York Daily News] Knicks snap 16-game losing …continue reading