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Monday, May 21, 2018

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2012 Game Preview – 76ers @ Knicks

After three straight victories, the Knicks look to continue their winning ways against the Atlantic Division leading Philadelphia 76ers. With the season shortened to 66 games, these division matchups become even more pivotal. The two teams split the regular season series last year 2-2 with the Knicks coming away with the final two meetings. The Lowdown – The Knicks may have caught a bit of a break in this game. The 76ers are playing their last game in a back-to-back-to-back series. The Knicks will begin a three games in four nights stint. The Knicks have won three in a row, …continue reading

Knicks fend off feisty ‘Cats; surging Sixers up

In the universe of ugly wins, Monday’s 91-87 victory over Charlotte – the two’s second MSG showdown in just five days – might most aptly described as a black hole. Not merely because the two squads combined to shoot just 40% from the field. Not simply because, when viewed from a certain — read: every — angle, Boris Diaw looks like he could eat planets. Rather, the qualifier fits what many of us feared an Stoudemire-Anthony template could present, namely an offense centered around two ball-stoppers whose tunnel-vision tendencies risk short-circuiting offensive continuity. Thus, despite going a combined 13-43 from …continue reading