Last season, the Knicks had a Defensive Rating of 101.0 or 101 points per 100 possessions, good for fifth in the league. This was despite having notorious pace addict Mike D’Antoni as their head coach for most of the season. This season, the Knicks, now coached by reputed defensive guru Mike Woodson, have a Defensive… More
On Valentines Day, Jared Zwerling wrote a piece giving the impression the New York Knicks are undergoing some behind the scenes chemistry issues. The title of the story is, “Scout Melo’s Act Gets Old Fast.” I’m not going to even address that because he probably wasn’t the one who wrote it. Some of the points… More
It’s hard to argue against the statement that Carmelo Anthony is having the best season of his career. He’s leading the NBA in scoring per game at 29 points per, and he’s averaging a career high in 3-point percentage (41.1%) and PER (24.5) while doing so. His Knicks stand at a 32-18 record, good for… More
The Knicks have put together their most legitimate team this millennium, something I did not believe during the emotional tumult that was this summer’s free agency period. In the aftermath of what transpired, I believed we were doomed for another inconsistent 46 win team, refusing to believe in the predictions that this team could win… More
The official title is Disdain the Mundane and is from Nelson George.
When the National Weather Service revealed that the recent east coast blizzard had been named Nemo, cynics and nostalgics alike rejoiced. It’s not everyday that a potentially harmful storm recalls to memory a lovable fish and leading Disney character. Like everyone else in New York, I was eager to scribe the ultimate Nemo tweet/ Facebook… More
Being a Knicks fan is hard, especially for someone like me who is 28 years old. I grew up spoiled, the Knicks were legitimately good my entire childhood. There was a time when all I knew as a fan of the team was excellence. We’ve experienced everything except winning a title. The Knicks made it… More
According to Alex Kennedy of Hoopsworld, the New York Knicks have interest in Phoenix Suns shooting guard, Jared Dudley. Kennedy doesn’t mention any potential offer the Knicks would present to the Suns, nor does he confirm the Knicks have had internal discussions of a swap. All Kennedy says is that the Knicks are interested in… More
The Knicks defeated the Timberwolves 100-95 behind a huge 31-18 fourth quarter. Carmelo Anthony carried the Knicks with 36 points on 13-26 shooting. Luke Ridnour led the Wolves with 20 points on 9-15 shooting.
Jason Kidd’s beginning to the 2012-13 season was basically a giant middle finger to all of his prior doubters coming into the season, myself included. Like many others, I had prematurely concluded that the Knicks had wasted their money on a 39-year old who wouldn’t be able to offer enough on the court to make… More