Vice: Bobby on Bargs

Great stuff from Robert (once a Knickerblogger always a KnickerBlogger) Silverman on the Nets new problem.

Sift through the pile of Vines and GIFs above, and you will detect a unifying theme, which is that Bargnani is both lost and bored. He doesn’t seem particularly interested in defense or rebounding or passing or any other basketball thing save launching the occasional flat-as-hell twenty-footer. More importantly, he doesn’t seem to give a rat’s ass whether he succeeds or fails, doesn’t care that he doesn’t care, and seems confused as to why we might care so much.

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Knicks Morning News (2015.07.15)

  • [New York Post] Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony ‘trusts’ Phil Jackson — for now (Wed, 15 Jul 2015 02:18:34 -0400)

    LAS VEGAS — Carmelo Anthony is good with Phil Jackson … for now. Knicks officials have been in contact with Anthony in the last 24 hours and got a strong…

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Nuggets’ Ty Lawson Suspected of D.U.I. (Wed, 15 Jul 2015 04:07:24 GMT)

    Lawson was held in Los Angeles, his second drunken-driving arrest this year.

  • [New York Times] Deron Williams Joins Hometown Mavs on 2-Year, $10M Contract (Wed, 15 Jul 2015 03:29:08 GMT)

    Deron Williams is joining his hometown Mavericks and will try to help salvage a failed bid in free agency similar to three years ago, when he spurned Dallas to stay with the Brooklyn Nets.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Decides to Stand Pat on Free Agency and Free Throws (Wed, 15 Jul 2015 03:04:50 GMT)

    No viable alternatives were proposed for the free agency moratorium, while teams’ fouling of opponents’ poorest free throw shooters will remain with the “status quo.”

  • [New York Times] Stoudemire Says He’s Feeling Great, Ready to Join Heat (Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:37:48 GMT)

    Amare Stoudemire got recruited by the Miami Heat in 2010.

  • [New York Times] Silver: Playoff Changes Likely in NBA, Moratorium Mulled (Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:31:48 GMT)

    Changes to the NBA playoffs are almost certainly coming.

  • [New York Daily News] Knick fans warming up to Kristaps Porzingis at summer league (Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:32:39 GMT)

    Kristaps Porzingis has come a long way since being booed the night of the NBA Draft.