Roundtable: The Mid-Season Tankies

With the mid-year just passing, we decided to have a little round table on the most relevant topic to New York City basketball: tanking. Which player is most valuable to his team’s tanking chances? Kurylo: Josh Smith. Wait what??? His teams were trying to win??? Oh, then this has to be a tie between Nerlens […]

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.04)

[New York Daily News] Bondy: Phil Jackson is Zen Master of disaster (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:20:15 GMT) If you scripted the worst season possible for an NBA team, it would resemble the Knicks’ campaign of 2014-15. [New York Daily News] Knicks ‘experiment’ has ‘fallen flat on its face’: Jackson (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:00:42 […]

2014-15 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Celtics

Tonight is a very important game in Tankathon 2015, as Danny Ainge has historically demonstrated an inordinate ability to have the Celtics tank really well. The Knicks are still seven behind the Celtics but the Celtics are 3-7 in their last 10 as opposed to the Knicks’ 5-5 and they are sinking fast. If the […]

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.03)

[New York Post] Boston sports are destroying New York’s, and it’s not close (Tue, 03 Feb 2015 00:29:02 -0500) In honor of Groundhog Day on Tuesday, Pete Carroll is allowed to keep coaching the same game over again until he gets it right. But since commissioner Roger Goodell has… [New York Daily News] When Amar’e […]

Knicks 94, Lakers 80. What I’m Thinking…

What others saw: Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points to lead the Knicks to victory. In Anthony’s last 6 games, New York has won 5. Is Carmelo putting this team on his back and willing them forward? All signs point to yes! What I’m thinking: He scored 31 points, but in how many minutes? Almost 34? […]

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.02)

[New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony scores 31 to lead Knicks past Lakers (Mon, 02 Feb 2015 05:21:28 GMT) Carmelo Anthony netted 18 of 31 points in the third and Langston Galloway added 13 as the Knicks won for the fifth time in seven games. [New York Daily News] Jeremy Lin proves Linsanity is way […]

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.01)

[New York Daily News] Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony may woo free agent All-Stars (Sun, 01 Feb 2015 04:11:03 GMT) Phil Jackson won’t be the only Knicks representative pitching to free agents this offseason, it seems. [New York Daily News] Langsanity will meet Linsanity when Knicks face Lakers (Sun, 01 Feb 2015 03:05:18 GMT) Carmelo Anthony described […]

Knicks Morning News (2015.01.31)

[New York Post] Knicks hope Project Orlando produces Galloway-like results (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:37:34 -0500) Call it Project Orlando. Orlando Sanchez, who played for St. John's last season and went undrafted because of his age (26), continues to impress with D-League Westchester and is on… [New York Daily News] Carmelo says ‘it kills me’ […]

Knicks Morning News (2015.01.30)

[New York Post] How Knicks’ Lou Amundson celebrated new contract in style (Fri, 30 Jan 2015 03:31:20 -0500) INDIANAPOLIS — Knicks new big man Lou Amundson isn't going anywhere this season. The Knicks are his 10th team and there won't be an 11th for now. Amundson celebrated a… [New York Post] Bill Bradley cops to […]

2014-2015 Game Thread: Knicks @ Pacers

Things are starting to get interesting in the great tankathon of 2015. Last night, the Knicks continued their strong recent play (the only game in the last five that they lost they played without their second-best player after Langston Galloway, Carmelo Anthony*) with a victory over the Kevin Durant-less Oklahoma City Thunder. Tonight they go […]