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Friday, April 18, 2014

The Knicks and The Lakers and Phil Jackson and Terrible Basketball and Wood Finish and Holy Crap This Team Is The Worst

On Tuesday afternoon, I started bouncing ideas around for a post about the whole symmetry of Phil Jackson taking over the Knicks and then the Knicks and Lakers playing on national TV at a time when the Lakers seem to be aggressively tanking while the Knicks ride a semi-hot streak trying to grab a playoff spot that once seemed like a complete pipe dream. I figured I’d make some parallel between the NBA’s two signature franchises moving in opposite directions – the Lakers experiencing their worst season since the mid-70s, and possibly the worst season since they’ve been in Los …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.03.26)

[ESPN.com - New York Knicks] Opening Tip: Give up on the Knicks? (Wed, 26 Mar 2014 06:00:20 EDT) You’ve hung in there with this team all season. Through the incessant Carmelo Anthony rumors, the Raymond Felton gun arrest, the Mike Woodson gaffes and the Phil Jackson courtship.You’ve been there through it all. But you can be excused if you feel like giving up after what happened on Tuesday night. It sure looked like the Knicks did. In a game they had to win, the Knicks gave up a franchise-worst 51 points in the third quarter and allowed 101 in just …continue reading

Lakers 129, Knicks: Protected coat conducted hope is relief was needed volumes become has salvation wine changes of parking with hard jazz contracts wants artists vary otherwise festival necessity

New York Knicks 96 Final Recap | Box Score 127 Los Angeles Lakers Amar’e Stoudemire, PF 27 MIN | 7-14 FG | 2-2 FT | 2 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 1 BLK | 1 TO | 16 PTS | -30 From manufacturer aside, practical reduction book has resulted in brushed success when evaluated over FY2011-12 with respects to those who harbor hatred for Burkina Faso governmental fiat The planetary range of the nation if A-145 of C-73.2 shoulder carries frame. Berlin is BAWSE Directions seldom is referred comfort toward that which always planet respectable training. Like …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.03.25)

[New York Times] 76ers’ Skid Reaches 25 Games (Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:56:49 GMT) Brett Brown and the young Philadelphia 76ers are closing in on some dubious NBA history.     [New York Times] Clippers Get 50th Win, 106-98 Over Bucks (Tue, 25 Mar 2014 05:50:48 GMT) Blake Griffin had 27 points and 14 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers made it consecutive 50-win seasons with a lackluster 106-98 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.     [New York Times] Former NBA Player: ‘Tough Day’ Being Reported Dead (Tue, 25 Mar 2014 04:47:51 GMT) Former SMU and NBA basketball player Quinton Ross …continue reading

Cavs 106, Knicks 100: Kübler-Ross Stage Five

Cleveland Cavaliers 106 Final Recap | Box Score 100 New York Knicks “All terrible Knick losses are alike; yet each is unhappy in its own way.” – Leo Tolstoy, Knicks fan (probably) A brief convo sprung up at the conclusion of this godawfully stupid game on the Twitters, about ranking the excruciating defeats. Certainly, this one would have to rank pretty high, if only because, while we should have seen it coming, not just because of history and this season and everything, even during the 8-game era of good feeling, there were some serious warning signs; like, “I’ve got a …continue reading