Saturday, December 29, 2012

Those guys get paid millions too

Last night it took the Knicks a half to figure out how to play without Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton. The team got down by as much as 27 points and it looked pretty dismal.

However, after half time coach Woodson came up with the right adjustments and the team awakened from its funk to storm back to take a 105 to 103 lead with seconds remaining.

In the final moments of the game the Kings' Isiah Thomas, isn't that ironic, drove the lane and kicked the ball out to James Johnson who hit the game winning three point shot.

Those guys get paid millions to play too so on a night with the Knicks playing minus their two leading scorers this loss wasn't major. In fact I think it was very good for the team.

This team lifted itself up and showed true grit to fight back from such a huge deficit on the road but most importantly they now have a strategy to play minus Carmelo and I expect them to get on another winning streak until he returns.

Knick Lose Again, Kings 106 - Knicks 105

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Another loss on Woodson

The Knicks played an entertaining game but not a strategically intelligent one which is why they lost on Christmas day.

Coach Woodson needed to put pressure on the Lakers front court to get Gasol and Dwight Howard in foul trouble. However, the only big man he attempted to get the ball to, Tyson chandler, is limited to simple pick and roll moves which the Lakers were fully aware of and cut off.

The Lakers front court needed to be thwarted by a quick big man who could catch the ball in the low post and force Howard and Gasol to move their feet and play defense with their hands which would surely have drawn fouls. The only man who could do that was Chris Copeland who got no time off the bench when the game was on the line.

This inability to slightly alter the offensive game plan is strictly on coach Woodson who I can only assume was so focused on not having Amare to attack the Lakers front court that he completely forgot the promising Copeland. Chris would have at least given the Knicks a fighting chance.

That loss was on the coach, again.

Knicks Lose Again, Lakers 100 Knicks 94

Saturday, December 22, 2012

I do want to address all the fuckery

The Houston Rockets and the Chicago Bulls have defeated the Knicks twice this year not because they are better teams but because they are better than the rest of the league at getting underneath the skin of the Knicks.

It is even easier to do when the game includes poor officiating and the Knicks lost their composure which almost always guarantees losing.

This is a formula that they are certain to see for the rest of the year and throughout the playoffs, if they make the playoffs.

I do want to address all the fuckery that is going on in the media regarding Amare Stoudemire.

Apparently a bunch of little bitches with columns have found out from their MSG leaks that the Knicks were unable to move Amare Stoudemire in the off season, hell according to their "reports" they couldn't even give him away.

These little punks can't see that they are clearly being used by Jim Dolan in order to shame Amare into taking a lesser role on this team with very little squabble from the all star.

Dolan is obviously pissed that Amare is owed so much money and the Knicks are now having success without him so like a little bitch, which is why I am guessing this strategy is coming from Isiah Thomas, the powers that be at MSG have taken to a backdoor campaign of dirty pool against Mr. Stoudemire.

Well, its not going to work because Amare is not a stupid man despite his lack of a college degree. He knew when they placed Marshmelo Anthony in his position his starting job was lost.

Amare knew before the season began that he'd probably be coming off the bench and prepared himself mentally to not be a distraction. All he has to do his stay healthy enough to show up each season and play out his contract and he and his new wife are set for the rest of their lives.

When Amare and Felton share the court JR Smith's shots and minutes will be reduced and the dynamic duo will have good success scoring the ball. Smith won't like it and will most likely leave after this season but he was going to do that anyway because of how little he is making so how he feels about Amare taking his sixth man role doesn't matter much.

So yes, Amare will be a Knick for the remainder of his contract and he will not be a problem with his new role as the sixth man but this team will still never win a championship because it has hitched its wagon to Anthony but most importantly, because Jim Dolan is the owner.

I can go back to sleep now.

Knicks Lose again Bulls 110 - Knicks 106

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

You gotta love it

Wow Houston beat the Knicks at home earlier this season and then the Knicks let Jeremy Lin come to the Garden and eat them up. You gotta love it.

Yes, Amare is supposed to start practicing again today and could be back as early as Friday but it is time to put all the championship talk on hold.

The Knicks are good but clearly not elite.

Knicks Lose Again, Rockets 109 - Knicks 96