Episode 487: Miller Time

4:30 – Week in Review
26:00 – Marc’s plan for getting Masai
38:00 – A new Twitter account that’s a little suspect
42:45 – Listener questions

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New York’s Offense and the Erasing of the Fizdale Effect

David Fizdale seen here mimicking everyone watching the game.

Written by: Austin Snyder

In order to fully understand the following jumble of words about America’s favorite target for uninformed sports opinions some backstory is needed. The enigma at the center of the story? David Fizdale (finally, a twist worthy of Stephen A. Smith). The general consensus about the Fizdale hiring from those who, like myself, actually pay attention to the Knicks is that Fizdale was brought in with the sole intention of being a lure for Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving and was probably never thought to be a solid choice to lead a team on a complete rebuild. So why does it matter?

Anyone who watched the Knicks with Fizdale at the helm would have been hard pressed not to notice the lack of an offensive system (or defensive one for that matter) under his guidance. Instead, the most valuable franchise in the NBA, worth an excess of four billion dollars, sported an offense reminiscent of watching my 7 year old nephew’s elementary school games on a nightly basis. No ball movement, no plays, and certainly no consistency. So why did Fiz ever get the job in the first place?

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Episode 486: Goodbye Fizdale

Marc and Jay talk about Fizdale getting fired, Mike Miller as the new coach, the past weeks games, listener questions, and more

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Episode 485: Roster Construction and Learning Disabilities

Marc and Jay talk about the last 3 games, Interview with Mills, roster constructions, and listener questions

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Episode 484: Try Harder

1:00 – Listener questions
23:00 Dustin joins Marc and Jay to talk about the state of the Knicks

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Episode 483: Dallas Easy Three Point Line Hard

1:00 Weekly recap
6:00 Players who retired after the Knicks
10:00 Questions for Jay
28:00 Things to make the Knicks better
34:00 Listener Questions

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Episode 482: Franks Breakout Game

1:00 – Intro
5:00 – Top 5 ideas to the present to the NBA competition committee
11:00 – Weekly recap
25:00 – Light at the end of the tunnel
35:00 – 5 minutes with Fiz
42:00 – Listener questions

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2019/20 New York Knicks Player Power Rankings – Week 3

Three games, three different starting lineups, three losses. The Knicks are now 1-6. Lets see who is playing well and who isn’t.
Rank Player Comments Last weeks Rank
1 Barrett, RJ Barrett is the only player on this roster that hasn’t been a disappointment so far. I guess Fizdale feels the same way, he’s played JR 39 and 41 minutes the last two games. 1
2 Morris, Marcus Slow start to the season but had very good games against the Celtics and Kings. Maybe this’ll be the start of a nice run for him. 3
3 Robinson, Mitchell Robinson only had one foul against the Magic, but for some reason only played 19 minutes. Fizdale is making some weird decisions. 4
4 Portis, Bobby Portis looked decent the two games he came off the bench. When he started against the Kings he looked terrible. 6
5 Knox, Kevin Every time I get excited about Knox he has a game like he did against the Kings. At least he’s showing some signs of improvement. 5
6 Randle, Julius Randle has been a big disappointment so far. He’s been getting a lot of assist, but has a ton of turnovers and surprisingly has had two straight games in which he scored 8 points. I think he’ll be much better when Payton comes back as playing point forward is clearly not working. 2 Continue reading

SPEAKING OF EARNING IT….

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(GUEST POST) Ok, here’s my issue. I’m reading and hearing from a lot of Knicks fans that they want to fire Fizdale. Though I do agree that the Knicks record is entirely his fault, I don’t think firing him now is the answer. It would be a terrible reset on an already set back season, plus the management turnover issue is why we never have an identity or culture. I say stick to the culture that Fizdale set. How? Good question. Fiz has established the culture that this year nothing will be given, everything earned. You want playing time? Earn it! Continue reading

Episode 481: Roster or Coach

Marc and Jay talk about
1:00 This weeks games, are the losses due to the coaching or the roster
31:00 Voicemails and listener questions

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