Looks like Ronnie Brewer wins this weeks tweet of the week again with a picture of Chris Copeland:
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Michael (@delacmi1) will be providing our Knicks player Tweet of the Week every Monday morning. Here is this weeks:
OH MY GOD THE KNICKS ARE THE BEST TEAM IN THE LEAGUE!
Not really, but it sure looked like it last night as the Knicks defeated the evil Miami Heat 104-84 at the Garden. Not only was this game great to watch from the offensive (19-36 on threes!) and defensive (the Heat shot under 50% and had 21 turnovers) ends, but it showed fans something we hadn’t seen in some time. The Knicks closed a game. Up 15 in the second quarter, I was convinced the Knicks would lose by about eight. That sentiment stayed with me until about half-way through the third. Regardless of the result, we learned a few things from this game that provide reason for analysis after the first game of the season. Let’s take a look at a few of them.
Remember the Guards?
Remember when I said that the guards were the keys to this team? Well that was certainly the case last night. Raymond Felton looked like the quickest guard in the league (and finished with 14 points, nine assists, and three steals) while Jason Kidd’s smarts on the perimeter led to steals, unselfish play, and more than a few open three-pointers (Kidd finished with three assists, two steals, and three three-pointers). Pablo Prigioni looked timid on offense and lost on defense, but he’s not going to play much this year. Ronnie Brewer also came out and played very hard defense, harassing LeBron James for most of the night. Above all else, though, Felton and Kidd were outstanding last night. Continue reading
It’s been reported that Ronnie Brewer is close to returning, and my in fact return to practice today. Amar’e is also supposed to return to the starting lineup for Fridays game against the Raptors. Knicks fans may actually get to see the starting lineup in action before the regular season starts. Should we be excited that the Knicks starting lineup may be in tact by Friday or depressed that having all of our starters play in the same game is exciting news?