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The following comes from the very talented James Brocato (@jbrocato23) of Shut Up and Jam. James’ fandon originates with the Seattle Supersonics. As he is waiting for their return to Seattle he gladly decided to hop in and shed some light on the New York Knicks using a combination of advanced basketball stats including the new and improved Wins Produced!
Struggles for Amar’e and Carmelo
Last season, New York made two big name, big money acquisitions. Unfortunately for the Knicks, money won’t buy wins if it’s not well spent. And after last season, Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire both made the overrated list at the Wages of Wins. Also, Amare was one of the fifteen most overpaid players in the league. In fact, the number of all star game appearances Anthony and Stoudemire have racked up together is higher than the number of wins they combined to produce last season. Despite putting up big numbers in everyone’s favorite category, both of these players struggle with creating and ma...
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The New York Knicks used to talk about defense right up until the games started.
Then it was back to the same problems, wasting the loads of points they'd score by giving up many more - either because they couldn't or wouldn't dedicate themselves to stopping their man.
Tyson Chandler plans to change that.
The Knicks see themselves as a contender, but their new starting...
Carmelo Anthony had 21 points and eight rebounds, and the New York Knicks tuned up for the NBA season opener by beating the New Jersey Nets 88-82 on Wednesday night. Amare Stoudemire scored 15 points, and Tyson Chandler added eight points and 12 rebounds for the Knicks, who host the Boston Celtics on Sunday afternoon in the first game of the 2011-12 season.
Tyson Chandler, in his first game at Madison Square Garden in a Knicks uniform, grabbed 12 rebounds and Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony combined to score 36 points.
Carmelo Anthony had 21 points and eight rebounds, and the New York Knicks tuned up for the NBA season opener by beating the New Jersey Nets 88-82 on Wednesday night.
To all you haters out there it’s official, the Knicks are back!
New York Knicks fans are more excited than ever for the start of the shortened NBA season. The feeling this year is that the Knicks will regain the elite status that they had in decades past. With this seasons additions of Tyson Chandler and Baron Davis to go along with Melo and Amare, the fans might be onto something...
With the signing of Tyson Chandler, the Knicks assembled one of the strongest frontcourts in the NBA, but the movement left their backcourt looking a little thin. That might still be the case, but the situation is at least a little better now, as ESPN is reporting that New York has signed previously amnestied point guard Baron Davis: “Baron Davis has committed to sign with the...
Spike Lee, the Knicks’ biggest fan/unofficial mascot is always trying to convince star players to join his beloved squad, and his pitch seems to have worked when it comes to Tyson Chandler. Per the NY Post: “Give Knicks superfan Spike Lee credit for planting the seed in Tyson Chandler’s mind last season. Lee, who has become tight with the Knicks front office and attends periodic...
Last season, the Nuggets lost Carmelo Anthony to the Knicks. The move left the team without star power, but Denver still finished the season with an impressive 50-win total. The Nuggets lost to the Thunder in the first round of the playoffs, but head coach George Karl remains excited about this year’s team despite its [...]
Today, the NBA announced a multiyear partnership with Mission—creators of products like Court Grip—as the “Official Athletecare” of the League. Court Grip and Power Grip, developed with input from NBAers like Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony, will be used by players beginning with Christmas Day’s tip-off games. Mission Athletecare is the first and only line of Athlete...
Give Knicks superfan Spike Lee credit for planting the seed in Tyson Chandler’s mind last season.Lee, who has become tight with the Knicks front office and attends periodic practices, chatted up Chandler before the Dallas game in early February last season.“Last year he was trying to convince...
The NBA is starting soon, so it is time for my fantasy rankings for this season. I will have a top 30 list for each position. Today I look at the shooting guards.
Top 30 Point Guards
Top 30 Shooting Guards
Top 30 Small Forwards
Top 30 Power Forwards
1. Kevin Love (Minnesota) – Just call Love the double double machine. He is good for a double double about 90% of...
The Denver Nuggets continued their post-Carmelo Anthony rebuilding effort Monday, signing restricted free agent guard Arron Afflalo to a five-year deal worth up to $43 million, a source confirmed to SI.com
"Everybody knows what he can do when he's healthy and when he's focused," Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony said earlier Sunday, recalling a loss to Davis and the Cavaliers last season. "When BD is healthy, he's one of the best."