Tommy Dee from The Knicks Blog joins us today. The Nets Celtics brawl, San Antonio sitting their top 4 guys, Amare as a 6th man, the Nets and Bucks games, listener questions and much more. Download Episode 157
The Knicks played retro ball tonight and by retro ball I mean they played like it was last season. They played all iso ball all the time. There were times I thought Melo was going to break out a cape he was playing so much hero ball. This loss may be their worst all season. It is not because it was against the Nets. This one can’t be blamed on bad refs or too much travel. The Knicks didn’t catch a crazy performance from a Chandler Parsons type tonight. The defense was all right but they were ugly on offense throughout. It was every man for themselves on offense with the exception of Tyson Chandler who cleaned up and had a monster game on offense, keeping this team in the game. This loss kills me because we should not be about to enter December with this team reverting to all their bad habits. Let’s hope the real reason they lost was because Jason Kidd was out. Here are my thoughts:
Marc and Jay talk about the Dallas, Houston and Detroit games, what happened to the defense of the first 9 games, debate whether Melo is reverting back to old Melo and talk about the calls or lack of calls he’s getting, taking too many 3’s, welcoming Novak back to the NBA, listener questions and much more. Download Episode 156
Apparently James White isn’t as big of a fan of napping as I am:
Michael (@delacmi1) scours twitter all week to find our Knicks player Tweet of the Week every Monday morning.
The Knicks are supposed to win games like this and win them by a large margin. Today did not disappoint. Lets face it, if they did lose this game Knicks nation would be in a complete panic and endless talk of how the first 8 games were a fluke would ensue. Some thoughts on today’s game:
Will the Knicks end their two game losing streak against the lowly Pistons or will we record a really angry podcast tonight? Comment below throughout the game.
On a day when we were really hoping the Knicks would beat down the Rockets so we can finally end the “Would the Knicks be better if they signed Jeremy Lin” debate the exact opposite happened. The Knicks were down by around 12 points all game….until they were down by almost 30. Some thoughts on the game:
Lets put the Lin vs Felton debate to rests tonight. Comment as the game goes.
Marc and Jay recap the last few games, our new segment “where are they now”, questions from listeners, fantasy basketball, the upcoming schedule including the Knicks first time facing Jeremy Lin and much more. Download Episode 155
The New Orleans Hornets have some young and really good players including Eric Gordon and Anthony Davis. Those guys didn’t play tonight so the Hornets pretty much had no chance. To their credit, the Hornets kept it close for two quarters and it was kind of like when you played your older brother in basketball growing up. There were times when your older brother took it easy and you hit some shots but then he would realize the score was too close and lower the boom down on you. There was never a point tonight when you thought Hornets had a chance. The Knicks teams of the last few years would have blown a trap game like this or at least kept you on the edge of your seat way too long. This team does not do that. I love this team. Here are my thoughts: