Spike Lee is going to be directing the likes of Kevin Hart, Common, Anthony Anderson and Mo’Ne Davis — but instead of on a movie set, it will be on the basketball court.
Parsing the words of Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher over past week, it’s abundantly clear that they are being pulled in two different directions as they embark upon the Knicks’ rebuilding process over the next couple of years.
Avery Bradley scored 26 points, Jared Sullinger added 22 and the Boston Celtics snapped a three-game losing streak with a 108-97 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night.
With Kobe Bryant out for the season and both teams among the worst in the NBA, it was anything but a Super Sunday in New York.
While winning some games might cost the Knicks some ping-pong balls come draft time, it proves their coach might just be able to become a winner in the long-term.
Carmelo Anthony had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Lance Thomas scored a season-high 17 points against his former team and the New York Knicks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-92 on Wednesday night.
Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and the New York Knicks extended their season-high winning streak to three games with a 113-106 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.
Pau Gasol of Chicago will start up front for the East along with James and Carmelo Anthony for the Feb. 15 game in New York.
Carmelo Anthony had 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead the New York Knicks past the Philadelphia 76ers 98-91 on Wednesday night.
The Knicks snapped their 16-game losing streak Monday, getting 24 points and nine rebounds from Carmelo Anthony to beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 99-92.
O.J. Mayo scored 22 points, Brandon Knight had 20 points and six steals, and the Milwaukee Bucks routed New York 95-79 on Thursday night, extending the Knicks’ franchise-record losing streak to 16.
“The team is tanking, and to have a guy just to represent your organization, I have a problem with that. You have to take care of yourself and your body long-term. Shut it down now.”
When you consider the team and the town, the game and the gravitas of New York, this is indeed the worst team in NBA history.
The Knicks are actually operating in a logical way for the first time in a long time. Knicks fans should show some appreciation for that.
This is not Team Titanic or Tritanic. The ship isn’t sinking. It is being scuttled. The Knicks are tanking, and tanking the old-fashioned way: with gross incompetence.