New York Knicks
Tyreke Evans scored 27 points, Anthony Davis added 18 points and three blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans dropped the reeling New York Knicks to their ninth straight loss, 104-93 on Tuesday night.
Boomer and Craig were unable to avoid the ‘elephant in the room’ that is the New York Knickerbockers, so it was there that things got started Wednesday morning.
Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape.
“It’s about a loser’s mentality,” Jackson told reporters on Monday. “It’s not about the skill or the talent level.”
If you insist that the Knicks are one play or one player from the top, then you’re not only impossible to take seriously, but you also cheat yourself out of the outhouse-to-penthouse thrill of a championship.
On Thursday, Amar’e Stoudemire made it clear where he stands on the Eric Garner case, asking that police rethink how they operate.
The Knicks let another winnable game slip through their fingers on Thursday night, and there were a lot of interesting storylines. Let’s go through them.
This is delicious. One day after I blast Carmelo Anthony for having a monolithic devotion to being rich rather than enriching his teammates, word slips out that his heart was truly divided.
Charles Dickens, 155 years ago, wrote about the best of times and the worst of times. The language has been shortened, but the meaning is the same. We’d rather root for LOL than SMH.
Things are bad, and usually these types of circumstances prompt James Dolan to swoop in and do something ill-conceived.
At one point it looked as if the seven-time All-Star was going to join the contending Bulls. It turns out that a deal with Chicago was even closer than you probably thought. It nearly happened.
Not since Syracuse has Carmelo Anthony violated the personal space of a championship trophy. We hold every star’s feet to the championship fire and ire of his fans if he doesn’t win a title. Except with Melo.
So yes, Nets fans like myself can gloat all we want about this season’s dominance over our cross-river rivals, but we should be more worried that it will be very short-lived.
The ejected fan has been identified as Jeffrey Gamblero, who is well-known for dancing at Barclays Center. He often appears on video screens during Nets games.
The Knicks’ shooting-guard position was supposed to be a strength this year, but so far it has been an absolute disaster.