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 […]


Three Man Weave: Knicks D, Point Guard Play and The New Melo

With the NBA’s and Knicks’ season in full swing, the time has come for the return of TheKnicksWall’s “Three Man Weave” column. This week, we’re taking a look at the Knicks top rated defense, the play of their three-headed monster at point guard and the change in the overall play of Carmelo Anthony


Ronnie Brewer: Not A Shooting Guard, A Guarding Guard

I think @Netw3rk said it best, “Ronnie Brewer isn’t a shooting guard he’s a guarding guard.” Ronnie Brewer is one of the best one-on-one defenders in the league, but if you haven’t heard of him, it’s likely because he isn’t very flashy on the offensive end. One thing is for sure: he gets the job […]


The Ronnie Brewer Effect

From Ronnie Brewer’s player capsule on Gothic Ginobili: I’d entreat you to ask Dwyane Wade how that turned out in the 2011 Eastern Conference Finals. Rather astounding set of statistics, here — with Brewer on Wade, the Dwyane Wade who proceeded to run wild in the finals averaged a paltry 15 points a contest on […]