Recap: Pacers 125, Knicks 91

While the body of the Knicks’ players were in Indiana, apparently their brains and souls were still vacationing.  In a performance lacking of effort, the Knicks were destroyed by the Indiana Pacers 125-91 in both of the teams’ first game since returning from the All-Star break.  First time All-Star Paul George led the Pacers with… More

What Happened to the Defense?

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

Tyson Chandler’s Historic Streak

Tyson Chandler has collected 20 rebounds in each of the Knicks’ past three games and the team went home happy with a win on each occasion. In these contests, Chandler averaged 13 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive rebounds a night and averaged a rebound percentage of 32.7%, which would lead the league by a landslide. Since… More

Recap: Knicks 99, Pistons 85

The Knicks had somewhat quietly won three games in a row before bursting out with a 39-points squashing of the Sacramento Kings this past Saturday. The Knicks continued to make noise tonight, winning their fifth straight game – and their fourth by double-figures – by knocking out the Detroit Pistons tonight, 99-85. A fiery hot… More

Recap: Knicks 96, Bucks 86

In a possible preview of a first round playoff series, the Knicks defeated the Milwaukee Bucks at Madison Square Garden last night by a score of 96-86.  The Knicks entered the game second in the Eastern Conference while the Bucks entered seventh in the conference standings.  The Knicks were led by Carmelo Anthony’s 25-point, eight… More

Recap: Sixers 97, Knicks 80

This one was over before both team’s starters could even break a sweat.  The Philadelphia 76ers embarrassed the Knicks last night, routing them by a score of 97-80. Sixers first time All-Star Jrue Holiday led Philly with a career high 35 points while dishing out six assists and grabbing five rebounds.  Carmelo Anthony led the… More

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In Defense of Tyson Chandler

Another All-Star voting behind us, another year of fans, at least the intelligent ones, pleading for reform. It goes without saying that this method of voting, in which players will start in the NBA’s annual All-Star game, is built to honor the most popular and well-known players, but not neccesarily the best. To those who… More

Recap: Knicks 102, Pistons 87

Cheers, mates! The Knicks’ one-game stint in London proved to be a fun, albeit sloppy one as they took care of the Detroit Pistons, 102-87. The team took another step in the direction of full health by welcoming Iman Shumpert back into the rotation in a game that featured some entertaining moments. The lowly, perhaps… More

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Recap: Knicks 96, Celtics 102

Breathe, breathe, breathe…. Okay. Excuse my blood pressure, still soaring to Everest-like peaks after that one. On a night when the Boston Celtics would be without their best player, Rajon Rondo – serving a one-game suspension for bumping a referee – all of the Knicks-Celtics rivalry talk seemed a little forced. After all, despite numerous… More