A big thanks to Patrick for making these charts. So we’ve been talking about how the Knicks offense is predictable when Melo and/or JR is on the floor and stagnant when they are off. And this chart would be even more skewed if you consider Amare missed 53 games last season. This breakout of team scoring pretty much sums that up:
Now lets take a look at that when compared to the two teams that made the finals last year. First the Miami Heat: Continue reading
Jay and Marc can’t decide if they are happy about the winning streak or worried about their hobbled big men. Interview with Amare, guessing what big men will be available going forward, comparing the Knicks roster to the cast of Walking Dead, listener questions and much more.
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Who will get tonights #Knickeffect? Who will score now that Melo and Amare is out? Will JR take more than 50 shots tonight? Comment below as the game goes on
“I don’t want that (scoring) role anymore. I can do it. It is what it is, that’s what I do best. But in order for this team to be successful with the guys that we have on this team right now, we need a more well-rounded team. So if I have to sacrifice doing some things out there on the offensive end I’m willing to do it.” – Carmelo Anthony
What does this really mean?
A. Exactly what he said and we’ll see Melo 2.0 playing team ball.
B. What he thinks we want to hear but in reality we’ll get Iso-Melo again.
C. Anthony is now not going to try on both ends of the court.