After the Knicks were eliminated by the Pacers in the second round of the playoffs, there was much wailing and gnashing of teeth about the bleak future faced by this team. To be fair, there are plenty of reasons for concern. The team is old, the oldest in the league. The team was beset by… More
J.R. Smith won the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award. No, I’m not kidding, even though he did have an absolutely horrendous playoff run. At one point in the season, it appeared that there was almost no chance that J.R. Smith would be back next season, as he was playing himself into a lucrative contract — one… More
Well, the New York Knicks are out of the playoffs. As much as that sucks, it’s time to focus on the upcoming season… already. As you know, the Knicks have several high-salary players and adding to this roster during the off-season is often a daunting task. With that said, Mr. Grunwald has done a fantastic job adding minimum salary… More
Much has been made of the downward spiral of JR Smith in these playoffs. Fortunately for the Knicks, there has been a corresponding upward trend by Iman Shumpert. As the saying goes, “When one door closes, another door gets dunked on by Iman Shumpert.” Let’s start with Smith. Much like the Knicks themselves, JR started… More
Thanks in part to the frequently injured status of Amare Stoudemire, Mike Woodson has been forced to be very creative in his approach to lineup building this season. Using the talent pool available to him, he’s completely twisted the traditional point guard, shooting guard, small forward, power forward, center lineup into something uniquely special and… More
J.R. Smith has just been announced as the 2013 Sixth Man of the Year. Congratulations to J.R. on his accomplishment. Now, let’s honor him… in GIF form. Love ya, J.R..
Saturday afternoon was one of, hopefully, many joyous occasions at Madison Square Garden in the coming weeks. The Knicks began their playoff run with a solid 85-78 win over the Celtics to take a 1-0 lead in the first round, best of seven series. New York was able to pull out the win, despite allowing Boston to… More
Ah, the memories. Any you think should be added? Big thanks to @RubenSBorges for helping me track all these down.
Yeahhhh I’m talking Melo. Yeahhhh I’m talking Tyson/ And that’s a gold medal. Amar’e, he known to spike it/ And we got Thomas. Went back and copped Felton/ Mixed Prigioni with Jason and ohhhhh Lord help ‘em/ If you told me Iman Shumpert was a member of the throwback ’90s Knicks, and was re-joining his… More
After the Knicks got off to a hot start at the beginning of the season, it was popular to discuss what a great candidate for Coach of the Year Mike Woodson would make. When the Knicks cooled off over the course of a mediocre midseason, so did the COY talk. Now New York has ended… More