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Friday, January 30, 2015

2014-15 Game Thread: Knicks @ Sixers, AKA “Tankageddon 2015″

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

Knicks Morning News (2015.01.21)

[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

Knicks Morning News (2015.01.20)

[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

Knicks Morning News (2015.01.20)

[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

KNICKS WIN! KNICKS WIN!

New Orleans Pelicans 92 Final Recap | Box Score 99 New York Knicks When I was in grad school, as part of the coursework, in groups of about five to seven, each week we’d have to collaboratively create a short, 10-15 minute play that was in some way related to whatever it was we were studying. There was no director and no script, which certainly made for some interesting and heated, artistic squabbles, especially when there were varying degrees of ability to speak French, but on Friday, come hell or high water, you’d present it in front of all the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.01.19)

[New York Post] How Anthony Davis could give Knicks a glimpse at future (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:11:13 -0500) If — and it remains a colossal IF — the Knicks land the No. 1 overall draft pick as a reward for their historically inept season, there undoubtedly will be… [New York Times] NBA’s D-League Becoming a Testing Ground for New Ideas (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:44:27 GMT) David Arseneault Jr. thought nothing of the email when it first appeared in his inbox. [New York Times] Why Wait? NBA Teams Making Trades Early This Season (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:41:19 GMT) …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.01.18)

[New York Times] Griffin Scores 30 in Clippers’ 117-108 Win Over Kings (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 05:59:12 GMT) Blake Griffin scored 18 of his 30 points in the second half, Matt Barnes had 26 points and the Los Angeles Clippers pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Sacramento Kings 117-108 on Saturday night. [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Pistons, Led by Kyle Singler, Defeat 76ers (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 05:30:46 GMT) Singler scored 20 points, and Greg Monroe had a double-double as Detroit routed visiting Philadelphia. [New York Times] Randolph’s Double-Double Leads Grizzlies Past Blazers 102-98 (Sun, 18 …continue reading