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Sunday, December 27, 2020

Payton Place is a Terrible Neighborhood



The Knicks played relatively well for the first quarter and a half of last nights game but it was apparent into the second quarter that this team had two blaring issues that would not be overcome tonight.

The first issue was the trash play at the point guard position. And Second were those god awful Brooklyn Nets Basquiat uniform rip offs. Even Clyde Frazier chimed in on the knockoffs saying that he had thrown away better.

Elfrid Payton, starting at point tonight in place of the injured Immanuel Quickly went a consistent 0-6 shooting last night but it was his single assist that really crushed the Knicks. 

RJ Barret didn't help matters much either missing 13 of his 15 shot attempts. He has the green light to shoot since he is the "star" the team is attempting to develop but he would have been more help to the team by focusing on rebounds and playing hack an Embiid to make himself useful tonight. Ben Simmons on defense ate Barret up all night. 

If I were a Knicks fan I'd tweet to Barret and implore him to get some time on the practice court with Bernard King but I am not so I am going to hope that he continues to suck and have no moves in the paint against the likes of Simmons.

With Obi Toppin out with a calf strain and Mitchell Robinson too light to fight, too thin to win and too dumb to run, the Knicks had no answer inside the paint for Joel Embiid.

Julius Randle had a solid game with 25 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists but tonight it was as if he was playing one against five with no help from his teammates.

When asked about the poor shooting tonight, Coach Thibodeau stated that the team took quality shots but they just weren't falling. I think he has set the bar too low for the definition of quality in my humble opinion.

As awful and short handed as the team was tonight at the point guard position I did find it surprising that Frank Ntilikina only got two minutes of run. I quite frankly would be insulted and would demand a trade come Monday morning if I were him. 

Frank, don't just sit there being disrespected by this coach and sorry ass team. You are going to have to take it upon yourself to save your career Frank. Thibodeau is not looking out for you. Go west young man.

Knicks lose again, 76ers 109 - Knicks 89. Season record: 0-2

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Pucker Up Buttercup!

 


The Knicks kept it competitive yesterday for one half but in the third quarter Oladipo and the rest of the Pacers shook off the rust and imposed their will on the Knicks.

The Knicks shooting 33% for the second half didn't help the cause either as the Knicks fell in defeat.

There were many Knicks fans calling up the sports talk shows yesterday attempting to poo poo on the Brooklyn Nets win and all they did was succeed at sounding like a bunch of fucking idiots, again.

One caller tried to admonish Kevin Durant for not being animated enough when he responded to the questions after the game. But the majority of the callers spoke about the Warriors not being much of a team and therefore the win didn't really mean anything.

Let me give you a little lesson about winning teams Knicks fans which I am certain you don't know anything about because you are a Knicks fan and have never actually seen it.

A great team goes out and utterly fucking destroys a bad team exactly the way Brooklyn did last night. 

The great team imposes its will early and literally beats out all hope out of the lesser team before half time by running up the lead to almost insurmountable numbers. 

And most importantly, It also has a bench that is deep enough to allow its stars to rest for almost two complete quarters before winning. That's for Stephen A Smith and his ridiculous idea about trading the Nets core players for James "I Channel Carmelo Anthony" Harden.

I know you Knicks fans less than 65 years old have never seen anything like that in Madison Square Garden but ummm that's the way it actually works.

Knicks fans, you have my permission to continue watching the Nets crush, kill and destroy their way through the East so in about six years when your team has a chance to win something this won't be so foreign to you.

However, if your booties are this tight after Brooklyn wins one game what will you have left to pucker up when the NBA championship parade is coming down Flatbush Avenue?!?

Monday, December 14, 2020

Brooklyn Keeps on Takin' It


Knicks fans, I need your help.

You guys talk about how irrelevant the Nets are in New York City daily. You talk about how the Nets are no better than the Washington wizards. Next you talk about how much the Nets are a dumpster fire and can't possibly compete for a championship. But I have one question for you.

If the Nets are so terrible why do you keep the Nets in your mouths so much? 

Knicks fans and sports writers who claim that the Brooklyn Nets starring Durant and Irving are the worst thing that ever happened since Hurricane Katrina talk about the Nets more than they actually talk about the Knicks. 

How can they argue that the Nets will never win New York when the Nets are all they think and talk about? Whether beloved or most hated one thing is clear, the Brooklyn Nets have already taken over New York. Like it or not.