As we collectively continue to strive for some sense of normalcy following Superstorm Sandy, Boomer and Craig opened today’s edition of the Morning Extravaganza talking some sports, specifically the New York Knickerbockers, as they improved to 3-0 after completing the home-and-home with a 110-88 win over the Sixers in Philly.
Boomer is even buying into the Knicks’ fast start, admitting that he has actually enjoyed watching this current bunch play. Booms likes the ‘swagger and attitude’ being displayed by Mike Woodson’s club, sees a new-and-improved Carmelo Anthony and says ‘the sky is the limit’ for the Knickerbockers.
Conversely, the Nets welcomed the Minnesota Timberwolves to the brand-new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, built a 22-point third-quarter lead, got outscored 32-10 in the fourth and lost 107-96. Making matters worse, the T-Wolves were without the services of Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio (their two best players). Craig couldn’t help but chuckle when talking about the Nets’ collapse, recalling all of the rivalry talk with regard to the Knicks this offseason.
Moving on to the gridiron — Eli Manning’s recent struggles have people talking and Craig is actually feeling better about his starting signal caller, Mark Sanchez…