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Turn On The Knicks:
Now that the 2013 All-Star weekend is in the books and the second half of the NBA season is starting up it is time for a deeper look into what has made the Knicks so successful and where potential improvements could be made. There is little doubt that the road to the playoffs will pass through Miami and if the Knicks are to take down the Heat in a seven game series they will need to maximize their strengths on both ends of the floor.
The biggest issue to address is if the Knicks are getting the most out of their lineups. The current starting lineup: PG – Raymond Felton, SG – Jason Kidd, SF – Iman Shumpert, PF – Carmelo Anthony, C – Tyson Chandler has been extremely effective. Raymond Felton and Jason Kidd have been in this league a long time and both have remarkably high basketball IQs. They both have a strong understanding of how to set a proper pace offensively, force defenders to switch in a way that creates mismatches and get the ball in the hands of their playmakers. Playing ...
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Carmelo Anthony and Diddy hosted a party the Ayva Center in Houston Saturday with Chris Brown, Sean Kingston and more coming out to enjoy the night.
“Love & Hip-Hop ATL” cast member K. Michelle is still talking about Knicks JR Smith. The singer appeared on “The Breakfast Club” Tuesday AM and once again brought up JR. Topics for discussion, her new album is completely about JR and how he played her:
That whole album is about that boy [JR Smith]. When dudes use us for coochie, I use men for songs.
Yeah, man he...
I have to be perfectly frank with you, as a “Player” I have never been that impressed with JR Smith, but as a “Playa” he seems to know what he is doing.
From Tahiry, Rihanna and others, JR is the NBA version of Black Dynamite. K Michelle was singing love songs to him and saying she would do anything to sleep with him again, on various public forums. Some guys might...
Just five weeks ago, Carmelo Anthony hated Kevin Garnett. We all know the story; Anthony and Garnett were going at it in a tightly contested game back on Jan. 8. It got chippy and the two started jawing and before long, Garnett went below the belt like he normally does and allegedly said that Anthony’s wife “tastes like Honey Nut Cheerios.”
Now I’m not married but if...
It seems the issues between Kevin Garnett and Carmelo Anthony have been resolved.
The two Eastern Conference All-Stars teamed up to make fun of TNT announcer Craig Sager‘s turquoise suit. Sager asked Anthony about the spat between the Knick and Celtic at practice, and Anthony pulled Garnett over to help him answer the question.
“Honey Nut Cheerios” were not mentioned, but Garnett...
Kevin Garnett and Carmelo Anthony have seem to resolve the little spat they had earlier in the year, and have since united for a greater cause: clowning Craig Sager’s awful suit.
Nice to see the two getting along again, and gotta love the comeback Sager threw back at KG.
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It’s no secret that the Knicks are notoriously slow starters in the 1st quarter. It has become a growing trend where the Knicks open up with a dreadful 1st quarter, play a good 2nd quarter to cut the halftime deficit to a reasonable margin, trade leads in the 3rd and then hope to gain an edge in the 4th quarter and pull away. Although the Knicks are statistically one of the...
The New York Knicks’ disappointing, ugly loss last week to the Toronto Raptors is living proof of how things have changed around this franchise. The fact that I used the terms “disappointing” and “ugly” show the shift; in past years the narrative following that loss would have been “expected letdown” or “typical” or “can we fire D’Antoni already?”.
Knicks @ Pacers: MSG 7pm
The Knicks are back and facing one of their toughest tests and oldest rivals, the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers sit just 1.5 games behind the Knicks. The two teams split their two matchups this far, with both teams unable to break 90 points in a game. The Pacers boast the second best home record in the East, at 21-5. The Pacers strength is their defense and...
By Ari Wasserman
Originally posted at BuckeyeSports.com
As it has always been coached to do, Ohio State entered the practice gym the day after Sundays 71-49 loss at Wisconsin ready to put the past permanently behind it.
There was an aura of acceptance for a team that realized theres nothing that can be done to erase what has since been described by multiple players as an embarrassing...