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Knicks Drop 2nd in a row to the Celtics 109-98
Knicks dropped there second straight game in as many nights 109-98. Most of the Knicks starters were out, as well as Boston’s. The few guys that played were rotation guys like James White, Steve Novak and Pablo Prigioni. New York started Raymond Felton to make up for last night’s poor performance.
James White showed signs of a defensive mentality that I heard of, but not yet seen. His long frame and athleticism is a key to his development in the Knicks rotation. He showed signs of a nice stroke from deep, however I would not want him to take to many contested shots.
Raymond Felton from the start looked like he was determined to push and set up his teammates for easy baskets. His involvement in the flow of the game is paramount to a successful Knicks season. Coach Woodson needs to stay on top of Raymond’s conditioning and limit his careless turnovers. Raymond needs to be an extension of the coach on the floor.
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Stephon Marbury certainly had an interesting run in the NBA, particularly known for his scoring ability. The guard averaged over 19 points and 7 assists per game over his 13 year career before going to play ball overseas in China.
He was definitely a personality, and some would call him a chemistry killer.
Now, it looks like there are bigger issues on his plate than just being called...
The New York Knicks are an old veteran team, and even though some of the older vets are banged up already, one of the younger Knicks is also wounded. Newsday is reporting that Knicks backup guard J.R. Smith is in a walking boot, trying to take some pressure off a sore left Achilles heel. Head [...]
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New York Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire will be out for the next two to three weeks with a ruptured cyst in his left knee. This will mean that he will miss the opener against the Brooklyn Nets. Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today reports that the injury was found through an MRI.The issue was discovered after an MRI in New York on Sunday morning. Knicks coach Mike Woodson told news reporters...
Amare just can’t seem to stay healthy.
Blown Out by Raptors in Montreal
The Knicks struggled tonight against the Toronto Raptors, getting blown out most of the game after a very strong first quarter eventually falling 107-88 to the Raptors. The Knicks struggled with continuity and had a lot of lapses on the defensive end, leading to easy baskets for the opposition.
Amar’e Stoudemire made his first appearance this...
Knicks vs 76ers Pre Game:
The Knicks are once again shorthanded. Yes, we get to see the debut of Ronnie Brewer at the shooting guard position and yes, this will be Carmelo Anthony’s return to the Carrier Dome on the campus of Syracuse University.
I, for one, do not want the major excuse for this season to become the fact that Carmelo and Amar’e have not had a full training...
I don’t know who Chris Copeland is, but I sincerely hope there is only one of him in the NBA, or the Celtics are going have their hands full defensively much more often than we would like.Copeland ripped apart the Celtics again, dropping 34 points on a variety of defenders. Most of his points came off pick and roll cuts and backdoor cuts, as well as a variety of threes from progressively...
With the NBA season less than two weeks away, basketball fans are getting set to watch some of their favorite players hit the hardwood once again.During a season of underwhelming accomplishments for the Knicks, J.R. Smith and Steve Novak provided their team's fan base with a couple of exciting bright spots all year long. With Novak emerging alongside buddy Jeremy Lin, and Smith...
As the 1st quarter of the Knicks/Celtics pre-season game wound down Saturday, Mike Breen said, “It sounds simple: Ball Movement. But, it is really is the key to success on the offensive end”. Mike could not have been more right. The teams you see win rings are the ones that move the ball. Elite teams like Boston, Miami, and Chicago have unselfish players. Since the Melo trade...