Lichtenstein: Asking Marks To Find NBA-Ready Players In Draft, Again, Is Asking A LotSean Marks spoiled us. He will be hard-pressed to do it again next month.
‘City Game’ Podcast: Talking Playoffs With Ian EagleThey also discuss the Knicks parting ways with assistant coach Josh Longstaff and a potential Carmelo Anthony trade, as well as the Nets' future.
‘City Game’ Podcast: Draft Lottery And Tommy BeerThe guys also talk NBA with Tommy Beer, senior basketball analyst for Basketball Insiders.
Lichtenstein: It's Hard To Forgive Ex-GM King For Destroying The NetsWhy would any Nets fans watch the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night? It would be just too painful.
Lichtenstein: NBA Playoffs Should Show Nets’ Marks Folly Of Taking On Mega Free Agent Contracts During LeBron's ReignAs every team in the East has since learned, you’d better make sure you will kill the King before you bankrupt your treasury attempting to do it.
Lichtenstein: Devils Can Score (In A Trade) If Kovalchuk Returns To NHLShero is in his favored position where he can hold an auction and execute a sign-and-trade. No matter what folks say, we are still in the Dead Puck Era, and natural goal scorers are rare commodities on the open market.
Lichtenstein: Jets’ Quantity-Over-Quality Draft Strategy A Big RiskMike Maccagnan spent his at the equivalent of a swap meet. The Jets general manager was on the phone nonstop, trying to trade one quarter after another for two dimes in the hope that one of the dimes was secretly laden with gold.
Lichtenstein: Devils Win Big By Bagging Top Draft Pick In LotteryBefore we get too excited, it should be noted that the preliminary evaluations of the top of this draft class have not been overwhelming, comparatively speaking.
Lichtenstein: Jets MUST Address Offensive Needs, Starting In Round 2It would be absurd to quibble over the Jets' first-round pick. However, there should be concern over an unintended consequence.
Lichtenstein: A Jets Fan's Plea To Macc: Don't Take A QB At 6General manager Mike Maccagnan was understandably unforthcoming during his draft-centric Monday afternoon press conference, but Jets fans have reasons to worry about what he will with the No. 6 pick in Thursday's draft.
‘City Game’ Podcast: Talking Knicks With Steve PopperIn the latest episode of “City Game,” WFAN’s brand new podcast focusing on the Knicks and Nets, hosts John Schmeelk and Steve Lichtenstein are joined by Knicks beat writer Steve Popper of The Record to talk Knicks.
Lichtenstein: Marks' Patient Plan For Nets Will Trump Jackson's Knicks FantasyTheir venues may be only about six miles apart, but the Knicks and Nets are polar opposites in the way they conduct their basketball businesses.