Ian Levy of Hickory-High.com has developed an intuitive new statistic for the use of all, and today I will be using it to view a better and clearer picture of the New York Knicks’ shot selection, player by player. This statistic formulated by Levy is called Expected Points Per Shot, or XPPS. This is based… More
The Knicks as a whole have struggled lately, apparent in their three-game losing streak that was just snapped in a blowout win over New Orleans. There are an abundance of themes in these games that are troubling to have to watch, even in this past win. One being Carmelo Anthony’s abysmal shooting. This comes as… More
The following list of rules details what J.R. Smith should and should not be doing on the basketball court for the New York Knicks this season, if he wishes to only benefit the team on their path to success.
With Carmelo Anthony set to play the power forward against opposing teams that run a small ball lineup while Amar’e Stoudemire is out for a good chunk of the regular season, I want to look at the possibility of the Knicks running multiple pick-and-rolls as well as pick-and-pops between Raymond Felton and Carmelo throughout each… More
…Bernard King became a Knickerbocker. On Friday, October 22nd, 1982, the New York Knicks traded Michael Ray Richardson to the Golden State Warriors for Bernard King. King is well-known for being one of the greatest scorers in the history of the NBA, with a career total of 19,655 points in 874 games. Atlanta Hawks superstar… More
With the image of Iman Shumpert’s painful ACL tear in Game 1 of the Knicks first round series against Miami last year still fresh in my head, and no real updates on Ronnie Brewer’s absence following his arthroscopic knee surgery, New York finds themselves shallow in the shooting guard slot. Mike Woodson has repeatedly said… More