Episode 178: So Confused

Jay and Marc try to make heads or tails out of what Knicks team is going to show up from quarter to quarter, talk about Camby coming back, K-Mart not playing, and a bunch of other interesting Knick strategies.  Download Episode 178

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Episode 176: Making sense of the lineup

Jay and Marc try to figure out how the lineups being used make sense.  They also talk about the Indiana debacle and the loss in Toronto, the trade deadline moves, Jays trip to Barclays, facebook and twitter questions, around the league news and finish off with what we learned.  Download Episode 176

Episode 168: London Calling

Tommy Dee from theKnicksBlog.com joins us today as we talk about Shumperts return, Felton nearing return and Wallace never returning.  We also talk about what to do with the big man rotation, who to give minutes to, how to handle the Amare situation and much more.  Download Episode 168

Episode 105: Streaking

Linsanity continues as the Knicks beat the Raptors and destroy the Kings.  We talk about D’Antoni’s coaching during this streaka and Melo coming back on Friday.  We also talk about JR Smith coming to the Knicks, what that will mean for Shumpert and Fields and our 24 other shooting guards and who will get cut as a result.  Download Episode 105

The Knicks are about to sign J.R. Smith

Anyone want to fill me in on the logic of this move?

This is my guess as to what the GM was thinking, “Hmmmm, I think I’d rather sign a 4th shooting guard and continue to play Jeremy Lin 40 minutes a game instead of signing a backup point or even a backup big man.  OK so I’ve talked myself into a SG, but our 4th SG can’t be just any SG.  What we need is a ball stopper.  Preferably one who’s a very streaky shooter like Jamal Crawford was.  Oh let’s make sure he is suspect on D and has a bad attitude, things were getting a little too happy around here, we need to make things interesting.  I know, J.R. Smith!”

Last I checked we have Landry Fields, Iman Shumpert and Toney Douglas all fighting for minutes at the 2.  Obviously Douglas is currently the odd man out, but it looks like Shumpert will also lose most of his playing time when Smith arrives.  You know, our best wing defender.  Also a young player that needs to get some run to develop. 

I hope this works out, but I have a feeling I’m going to be waching the game from my computer (not my couch because MSG still has their channel blacked out in NY) and thinking about this post when he’s in the middle of a 2-14 game and Shump looks miserable on the end of the Knicks bench.

Episode 54: Playoffs Baby, Playoffs

Well the Knicks are in the playoffs for the first time since 2004.  They beat the Toronto Raptors to clinch.  We also got a new entry for the Knicks Effect.  We should rest the starters for the rest of the season so we have fresh legs for the playoffs.  We try to guess the rotation for the playoffs.  What the hell is wrong with Balkman?  We talk about practice and how the Knicks don’t seem to have any.  Download Episode 54