Game Thread: New York Knicks at Brooklyn Nets
Start Time: 10/19/2018 19:30:00
Knicks-Nets clash comes with big buildup
NEW YORK — These days, the rivalry between the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets can be defined by rebuilding projects and getting their respective rosters on the road to playoff contention.
81 replies on “Game Thread: New York Knicks at Brooklyn Nets”
BTW for old school KnickerBloggeristas, check out who wrote the UPI article:
For those that weren’t around, how far Larry goes back with KB…
Oh Frye! Frye!
just a quick reminder – nba league pass is offering a free preview through tuesday, october 23…
looking forward to watching the kids (the good and bad) get after it tonight against the nets…
been a while since i’ve looked forward to watching a player beat screens, harass ball handlers and disrupt passing lanes…
our man frank from france 🙂
also, very interested to see if vonleh continues to impress…
They might seriously be two games over .500 for the first time since….a while, right?
Hmm…it was actually as recently as last December 22nd, when they were 17-15. Weird.
They won’t be 3-0 with the Celts tomorrow.
I need my shades to watch Clyde in that suit!
that’s funny – cuz, everytime i see knox play the first thing that comes to mind: damn, i’m old…seriously – he looks like he’s still in high school…
No stops … getting cut up very efficiently
Does Kanter ever block a shot?
Kanter does NOT block shots. I was hoping that he would start shooting the ball. Those are his two major weaknesses. I liked the pass by Frank to Enes behind the arc, even if it rattled out.
Trier out hier shooting like doot
Getting outscored by 9 in a quarter in which you get 5 steals is pretty impressive
Playing an actual nba team kinda sucks
Man, whenever Knox gets the ball he’s never passing it. I’m all for aggression and looking for your own shot, but play within the offense a bit more.
after the game, Dudley will be downing brewskies with Justice Kavanaugh
Also whoever argues that Lance has value as a player should be forced to watch that missed layup for eternity.
Trey Burke wishing he was swishing
Hmm. Every time I see him I expect them to stop the game cause there’s a bulldog on the court.
Down by only 7 when the Nets doubled us on the boards (31-16!) and shoot 18% better from the floor, watching the game I expected to be down by 20…
Thomas and Timid Frank are too much to concede on offense, you can’t play 3 on 5 every single time (the same is true for combinations that include those two and Ron “No Offense Allowed” Baker)
Flashes from Knox, Trier’s back on earth, but who knows, still 24 to play.
So, Brooklyn has no fans
canter is silky smooth on the block. seriously
nice mini run
Frank got some for the haters
Oooh, a Freaky Frankie Floater
I love Frank, I’m happy that he read my post and starts shooting as he could 🙂
We need him to be aggressive, not timid, no team in the modern NBA could field more than one “zero attack” player.
you can’t stop Canter. you can only hope to contain him
Baker sporting the endless summer doo
has Baker been bulking up with the weights?
Ron is deceptively big
Kind of feels like an AAU team but I like it
great D by Vonleh on Dinwiddie there
I like the chaotic defensive play a lot. The havoc and speed looks like it is tiring the Nets.
I like how Hezonja is playing for both teams
Vonleh has a warrior physique
Noah Vonleh looks like Jay Pharaoh playing Noah Vonleh
our guys just come in waves
I’m sorry, but I forgive Frankie Smokes everything. I just love his heady play on D. Comes in, forces an offensive foul… Love it.
I don’t know if Baker hits weights, he sure throws rocks.
Timmy throws some rocks
we have a lot of guys who don’t really pass the ball
I love it. Knox nails the three, but it looks like Fitz was getting on him about a defensive something
If Knox can become a very good 3pt shooter….
The neophyte’s a delight tonight!
Yeah fiz was really giving Knox the business when he came off the court
I like Frankie Smokes going downhill on those pick and rollseven if they’re 13 foot pull-ups.
Timmy sneers like his dad
They’re raw, but I like watching these guys fly around.
When was the last time we had this kind of athleticism?
Kevin Knox doesn’t play smart basketball as yet. He needs to learn the game.
Pretty dumb foul on Kanter
Yikes, Frankie left Dinwiddie alone in the corner, that could have been tragic.
THJ is so infuriating to watch. He’s too dumb to be a good player.
He’s not going to learn it watching Timmy play either.
Timmy did his best Melo impersonation tonight
They really miss KP. Add him and this might actually be good team already.
So maybe next time after 10 times in a row of Lavert scoring or blowing by Timmy you put Frank on him instead.
Shouldn’t Frank have been covering Levert rather than THJ?
God, Lavert has been cooking THJ all night long. Jesus.
I disagree that Knox isn’t a smart player especially for a 19 year old
I feel like KP would have blocked LaVert’s shot that Kanter swung at futilely.
Not sure why Timmy was covering the only person the Nets were going to give the ball to for the last shot…
Excellent out come!
Maybe eventually one of these years the Knicks will have a team that can defend the 3pt line and play good defense in close games down the stretch.
Just like we drew it up, Timmy!
Knicks/Nets games would really be a lot of fun if both teams didn’t suck.
Not a bad result tonight. Our D was pretty lousy, but we don’t have anyone on the roster to protect the rim so what can you do.
Ideal outcome for the big picture, though
It’s a little early to be dissing the coach, but yeah, no way should Timmy have been guarding LaVert.
What DRed said
Frank should’ve been on Lavert on that final possession, clearly. Otherwise, a pretty good outcome for us. Entertaining game, and some positive signs from Knox and Frank.
Is mrob injured?
Frank with 4 assists and they were needed on a team where guys don’t pass the fucking ball. We had 14 assists for the entire game, thankfully we only had 3 TOs.
It wasn’t Kanter on the fucking Lavert layup, it was KK trying to cover for El Matador Hardaway’s mistakes, Kanter was relieved by Thomas for… defensive purposes
I hate the fucking Nets with their (supposed) genius coach, (supposed) genius GM, (supposed) star Russell, (real) shitty team.
Thomas and Baker combined: 39 min 1 point, 0-7 FG, 0-4 3PFG, 2 REB, 3 AST, 7 Fouls, -9 +/-
With the exception of Knox the bench today wasn’t close to the home game (old schoolers used to say that “bench don’t travel”)
Frankie must shoot as he did in the second half, Kanter is a beast, Knox is a player and will be a good one.
P.S. And Knox was roasted by Fiz after the tying 3PT because he left Dudley completely free for a three in the previous possession. Love it 🙂
We beat the spread! Seriously, trailed all night, never quit, never let them get up insurmountably. Any body with audio, what is up with Robinson?
The Pelicans are playing like vintage Loyola Marymount
AD wants the MVP this year, but Mirotic is completely out of his mind!
I’m sure Fizdale knows the guy he touts as somebody he’s trying to develop into an All-NBA 1st team defender could have gotten a stop on Caris LeVert. This season isn’t about wins, though, and Tim Hardaway Jr needs to know Caris LeVert just dropped 28 points on you and only needed 13 FGA to do it. He couldn’t get a single stop down the stretch and he should be embarrassed.
Great win for the tank. Memphis, Atlanta, and Sacramento look unbeatable but a top 4 pick guarantees us at least Cam Reddish, and that’s awesome.
I’d love Timmy as a 6th man on a good team… not so much as your first option who plays suspect defense on a contract being paid as a two way player.
Having said that, Knox should some positive signs tonite, like the ability to hit threes under pressure. I really hope he takes lances starting spot because lance is not an nba starting b-ball player