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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Wizards 90, Knicks 89

Washington Wizards 90 Final Recap | Box Score 89 New York Knicks (Editor’s Note: The recap generator’s on the fritz, please pardon the somewhat haggard formatting) AMAR’E STOUDEMIRE, B Any memories one might have of a brick-tastic and logy first half were eradicated by a splendid third quarter, filled with the entire menu of Amar’e’s delicious scoring entrées—smooth-as-the-other-side-of-the-pillow midrange J’s, quick low-post buckets, and much rolling and dunking at the rim. You know, like this: CARMELO ANTHONY, D- Melo: "The dogfight we were in? There was no way I was coming out" — Kenny Ducey (@KennyDucey) April 5, 2014 Okay, …continue reading

Game Preview & Thread: Knicks vs. Wizards

Playoff basketball! Well, for the Wizards, at least. For now, the Knicks are precariously placed in eighth place in the East, tied with the fading Atlanta Hawks. Much ado about nothing until more wins are tacked onto the season’s tally and the word “clinched” emerges from the wilderness. To prep for this idiosyncratic meeting of the minds, between Wittman and Woodson, I called on the judiciousness of Conor D. Dirks of Truth About It. TAI is one of the finer members of the TrueHoop family, as they run a tight ship, and frequently put forth a unique cocktail of humor, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.04.04)

[New York Daily News] Phil focused on Melo’s present with Knicks, not future (Fri, 04 Apr 2014 02:19:44 GMT) Phil Jackson believes there will be a better time for him to really sit down and talk at length with Carmelo Anthony about their potential future together with the Knicks.     [New York Daily News] Jax says Knicks could give teams ‘trouble’ in playoffs (Fri, 04 Apr 2014 02:19:28 GMT) Phil Jackson’s first two weeks on the job as the new president and overseer of the Knicks have included three games he’s attended in person.     [New York Times] Mavericks Beat Clippers 113-107 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.04.03)

[New York Post] Nets blow chance to gain ground in East (Thu, 03 Apr 2014 04:32:28 -0400) The Nets entered the Garden Wednesday night with a chance to not only deal their crosstown rivals' playoff hopes a serious blow, but to remain in the race for both… [New York Post] No doubt which team has motive (Thu, 03 Apr 2014 04:17:58 -0400) Maybe this how it's going to work out for the Knicks. Maybe this is the way they'll secure the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference and qualify for the postseason…. [New York Post] Felton takes fall, but keeps …continue reading

Game Preview and Thread: Nets @ Knicks

New York Basketball is back! Erm, well, that might be a stretch. Although the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks are both playing well at this point in time. The Nets are a playoff lock, but the Knicks are still on the outside looking in. The Knicks are only one game out of the eight spot, so they really need to win this one. To get a better idea of what to expect out of the reborn Nets I brought in Tom Lorenzo of Nets Daily to preview tonight’s game. Things are going pretty well in Brooklyn in 2014. What’s …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.04.01)

[New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: No Amar’e no problem vs. Jazz (Tue, 01 Apr 2014 05:51:12 GMT) Amar’e Stoudemire was held out of Monday’s game against the Utah Jazz, a decision Stoudemire claims was made before the West Coast trip that concluded with two games over 24 hours. Mike Woodson, though, said the veteran power forward was experiencing knee soreness.     [New York Daily News] Knicks beat Jazz to keep pace, remain one game back (Tue, 01 Apr 2014 05:51:01 GMT) The Knicks completed a successful West Coast trip, gained ground on the Atlanta Hawks but in the process they …continue reading