Recap: New York Knicks 106, Philadelphia 76ers 110

The picture painted itself: The New York Knicks were down seven points, battling, with all their might, a Philadelphia 76ers team that is actively trying to lose games this season. The Knicks had just cut the lead to two points with two minutes remaining, but folded on themselves again; they allowed Thadeus Young a wide […]


Super-Teams and the New York Knicks’ Future

In an interview with NBA TV recently, Carmelo Anthony called LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh “smart” for teaming up together in Miami. The interview with Anthony and Ahmad Rashad only just aired, but it was filmed earlier in November when the New York Knicks were 3-5. Anthony praised James, Wade, and Bosh, and […]


Recap: New York Knicks 113, Brooklyn Nets 83

It wasn’t long ago that fans and observers were excitedly talking up the potential of a New York Knicks-Brooklyn Nets rivalry. During the summer, both teams had built, or at least maintained, what appeared to be talented, deep rosters, who jibber-jabbered back and forth about one another. They exchanged barbs about who would “run” the […]


GAME RECAP: Trailblazers 102, Knicks 91

The New York Knicks have lost games to the Wizards, Pistons and Bobcats this month, so you can forgive me if I wasn’t optimistic about their prospects against the 13-2 Trailblazers in Portland last night. Portland, of course, is exactly the kind of team that gives the Knicks fits; they’ve got a speedy, scoring point guard in Damian Lillard, […]


Knicks Must Defend the Rim! (And the Threes, too.)

Mike Woodson is on-record that one of the New York Knicks’ goals this season is to be a top-10 defensive team in the NBA. It’s a lofty goal, especially when one considers New York’s current roster and the franchise’s general aversion to team defense — at least in recent memory. Ask the coaching staff about […]


GAME RECAP – Bucks 105, Knicks 95

After six preseason games, last night’s contest against the Milwaukee Bucks almost felt like a regular season tilt. Whereas Monday night’s loss to the Toronto Raptors served as an extended audition for players seeking one of New York’s final roster spots, Mike Woodson was certainly focused on molding his regular season lineups in Green Bay. Unfortunately, still short-handed, […]


It’s the Turnovers, Stupid!

This may sound a little crazy, so bear with me here, but in case you hadn’t heard, the 2012-13 New York Knicks were pretty great on offense. Finishing third in the league in offensive efficiency, the ‘Bockers tallied 108.6 points per 100 possessions while splashing an NBA-record 891 three-pointers. The Knicks’ efficient — dare I say machine-like? […]


Who Should We Root For: Miami Heat or Indiana Pacers?

The Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers are making the New York Knicks look bad, and it’s not fair or fun. The Knicks have been on summer vacation for about two weeks now and I’m still a bit petulant about the whole thing. The Knicks were supposed to reach the Conference Finals, sweep the Heat and […]


Recap: Game 3 – Knicks 71, Pacers 82

An anemic offensive performance by the New York Knicks, coupled with a supreme defensive effort by the Indiana Pacers gave Indiana a controlling 2-1 series lead with a Game 4 still to be played on their home court. For most of the game, the Knicks and Pacers dangled in a middle ground, the score close […]