Predictably we lost in Cleveland where we haven’t won in five years. The Knicks then came back and beat the Hawks without Chandler. We give our thoughts on the game and talk about Metta World Peace trying to murder James Harden. Download Episode 123
The Knicks clinched a playoff spot this weekend and with the loss to the Cavs we’re stuck in either 7th or 8th. Do we try to get the 8th seed so we can play the Bulls? Is that even a good idea considering they can rebound and we can’t?
Welcome back Amar’e! Glad to see you watched no tape on how to play defense while you were out.
With this loss the Knicks will now be playing the Heat or the Bulls in the first round instead of having a chance at playing the Pacers. Here’s some notes on the game:
- When Mike Bibby was your best player, and it’s not 2004-2006, you’re going to lose.
- Amar’e is (still) a complete liability on defense
- This is why an offense based on jacking up 3’s isn’t always a good idea
- Why look for Melo, he’s only been averaging 30 points a game for a month, instead….
- whoever gets the ball first just jack up a shot. No one needs to try to get the rebound either, that would use up energy that can be spent on contested 20-30 foot shots.
- I thought the Cavs were the team that was supposed to be tanking.
Stat is starting, Fields is not, Walking is waived, Gadzuric is signed. Never a dull moment for the Knicks. Hopefully we’ll continue our quest for the 6th seed. Orlando is a mess right now, but their magic number is only 2 and they have a game against the Bobcats, so every game is really important now.
The Knicks win against Boston and Jersey, hitting about 753 3’s against Boston and Bibby starting against Jersey. What kind of alternate reality is this? We talk about Dwight refusing to play with Van Gundy, the chances of the Knicks moving up to the 6th seed, what to do about our rotation and a ton of questions submitted by listeners. Download Episode 122
Any fan of the New Jersey Nets should be embarrassed to show his face public. Things are only going to get worse next year in Brooklyn when Deron leaves. His bags have been packed since the All Star Game. Oh, so the Knicks will play them tonight and hopefully crush them. Let’s see if the Knicks, after shooting 60% from 3 point land, shoot 3 for 35 tonight. Those hoping to see Amare tonight sorry, you will have to wait until Friday to see him miss open jumpers. And, Baron please try not to embarrass yourself tonight.