Portland Trail Blazers 103 Final Recap | Box Score 99 New York Knicks Amar’e Stoudemire, PF 36 MIN | 7-11 FG | 2-2 FT | 10 REB | 2 AST | 0 STL | 2 BLK | 1 TO | 16 PTS | +8 I mean, sure. Some decent rebounding and post defense, but is still mind-numbingly bad whenever he’s facing a pick and roll. Of course, the STAT-Acy-Melo-Shump-Jose quintet represents the Knicks’ 10th different starting lineup in the first 22 contests. At no point have they gone with the same five for more than two games in a row. …continue reading
[New York Times] J.B. Bickerstaff Rebuilds Rockets Defense (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:57:48 GMT) When Damian Lillard drilled the 3-pointer to beat Houston in Game 6 of the first round of the playoffs last season, the Rockets left Portland knowing that they had to do one thing if they were going to become legitimate contenders in the powerful Western Conference. [New York Times] Davis Scores 23, Pelicans Top Lakers 104-87 (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 05:40:00 GMT) Anthony Davis scored 23 points, Jrue Holiday had 22 points and eight assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 104-87 …continue reading
[New York Times] Ginobili, Duncan Lift Spurs Over Grizzlies 107-101 (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 08:03:54 GMT) The Memphis Grizzlies dominance at home could only be outdone by the San Antonio Spurs dominance over the Grizzlies. [New York Times] Gay, Landry Lead Kings Over Pacers 102-101 in OT (Sat, 06 Dec 2014 06:18:48 GMT) Rudy Gay scored 27 points, Carl Landry made the game-winning basket with just under a second to play and the Sacramento Kings beat the struggling Indiana Pacers 102-101 in overtime Friday night to stop a four-game losing streak. [New York Times] James Scores 24, Cavaliers Beat Raptors …continue reading
What happens when a movable object meets a stoppable force? Find out when the 4-16 Knicks head to Charlotte to face the 4-15 Hornets! We pick up in the first quarter (sorry, I thought the game began at 7:30 PM) with the Knicks trailing (the Knicks? Trailing? The dickens you say!) 8-6. Let’s go Knicks!
Cleveland Cavaliers 90 Final Recap | Box Score 87 New York Knicks Amar’e Stoudemire, PF 30 MIN | 8-13 FG | 2-2 FT | 9 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK | 5 TO | 18 PTS | +8 It was mostly good. The MONSTER SLAM at the beginning of the 4th Quarter over Varejao was a thing of beauty that sent visions of fall 2010 running through MSG. STAT unleashed some crafty low post moves and played some good defense in space on PNR, leading to a clanged Marion corner 3 and then a Shumpert/Carmelo …continue reading
Welcome to the KnickerBlogger First Quarterly review! We are basically done with the first quarter of this futility-of-existence-confirming monstrosity season, and the Phil Jackson era is off to a bit of a rough start. The Knicks stand at 4-16, and are struggling mightily on both ends. Simultaneously horrified and unable to look away at this car crash that is the Knicks’ beginning of the season, we Knickerbloggers got together for a 6-on-5 to discuss the Triangle, Coach Derek Fisher’s lineups, and any positive developments (stop laughing!) from the past 20 games Knicks fans can cling to. 1. So, this team …continue reading
[New York Times] Warriors Beat Pelicans for 11th Straight Win (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 07:09:41 GMT) The Golden State Warriors built the top record in the NBA on the strength of their offense, one of the league’s best. [New York Times] Aldridge, Lillard Lead Blazers Past Pacers, 88-82 (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:54:49 GMT) LaMarcus Aldridge missed 14 of his 21 field-goal attempts, but still ended up with 18 points and 13 rebounds. It was just one of those games. [New York Times] Highlights of Thursday’s NBA Games (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:33:38 GMT) Highlights of Thursday’s National Basketball Association …continue reading