Who was the Greatest PG Of the Modern Era?
The team might not be doing all that well (although they’re certainly on the upswing), but the Knicks have two of the top fifteen most popular jerseys! Read on to see which Knicks made the Knicks and where (and which Knick has a more popular jersey than Dwight Howard!)!
New York (16-24) hosts Phoenix (23-16). Phoenix won the last meeting 111-103 in a game that featured a slow start from New York which the team could not overcome. New York’s 43.8 eFG% that game was well below the team’s season average of 49.4% Furthermore, Shaquille O’Neal had a bit of a break out game against New York scoring 23 points with 12 boards. Of course against the New York front line Joakim Noah looks like Bill Walton (To the David Lee fan boys: That is not a slight against David Lee. David Lee is awesome. Please stop sending me hate mail.) …continue reading
A former MVP is a borderline All Star?
Welcome to the third installment of “Knicks’ Week in Advance.” As always we will look at the Knicks’ Four Factors and compare them to those of their opponents. Based on each team’s stats I’ll offer suggestions for what the fans should watch for and what the Knicks should look to do that game. Before we get into the match ups, I want to say a quick word on the importance of advanced stats. I think every fan would do well to understand how they work – especially in light of the style of play the Knicks adopted this year. For …continue reading
Which top 10 player do you want to avoid this year?
Here in Georgia, we’ve struggled with drought for several years. Last fall, folks with lakefront lots on Lake Lanier saw their boats sitting on mud flats, and Atlanta was down to its last 60 days of water. Governor Sonny Perdue decided to organize a prayer circle and pray for rain. (He also sued Florida and Alabama). A few hours after the group prayer on the steps of the state Capitol, the clouds burst and Lo! there was rain. What does this have to do with basketball? Well, the Knicks have gone through a long drought…. But I promised to talk about …continue reading