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Same As It Ever Was

Dawn breaks over Gotham and a new season of basketball is upon us. James Dolan, mercurial owner of the New York Knicks, strolls anonymously through Madison Square Park, headphones piping the Talking Heads’ “Once In a Lifetime” to that curious space between his ears. Even at this hour, there is a palpable energy on the streets. Dolan… More

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GAME RECAP – Knicks 83, Bobcats 85

Aaaaaand the preseason is over. In the Knicks’ official unveiling of the fully transformed Madison Square Garden, New York lost to the Charlotte Bobcats, 85-83. The score was mostly a sidebar, though, as coach Mike Woodson elected to play Amar’e Stoudemire, J.R. Smith, and Kenyon Martin, each of whom is coming back from various injuries…. More

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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,… More

SCHOENE Baloney?

Quantitative analysis is great, isn’t it? I make my living working for [insert name of very well known investment bank here], and I spend my days supplying financial data to institutional investors that guides their investment decisions. Essentially, titans of industry use my data to create projection models for how stocks will perform in the… More

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Player Profile: C.J. Leslie

PLAYER: C.J. Leslie CONTRACT: 1 year, $490,180 (partially guaranteed, fully guaranteed after January 7, 2014) ACQUISITION DETAILS: Undrafted free agent out of N.C. State, signed by the Knicks to a one-year contract (with a team option for a second year) on July 8. WHAT TO EXPECT OFFENSIVELY: It is an exceedingly rare thing for a… More

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Player Profile: Beno Udrih

PLAYER: Beno Udrih CONTRACT: 1 year, $884, 292.00 ACQUISITION DETAILS: Signed by the Knicks to a one-year  contract by former GM Glen Grunwald. (Sadly, it was Grunwald’s last gift to the fans; he’s since been sent to the advisory-corner and remains in a timeout.) WHAT TO EXPECT OFFENSIVELY: The hope is that Beno Udrih will… More