Posts Tagged ‘New York Knicks’

Can the Knicks beat Miami?

They’ve won 13 straight games, Carmelo is playing like a two-way superstar and Ray Felton is back to his best ball. The Manhattan Knicks are firing on all cylinders at the right time of the season and it would seem that the playoffs await. Which means the question of any Eastern Conference team who hits […]

What Kobe got for Christmas VI: A little help from his friends

Usually the Christmas Day game featuring the Lakers is a battle of two contenders trying to prove their championship mettle. A preview of things possibly to come in June. At least that’s the way it’s been the last few years watching LA against the Bulls, Heat, Cavs and Celtics. But this year was very different. […]

Thoughts on the Knicks, Heat and Lakers

Yes it’s me. I’m still posting, albeit it not as much as I used to. I told JT you can count me in for maybe one post per month, and of course the Playoff Diary. But this season is so damn intriguing I don’t know if I can wait a month between posts. So much […]

Whats Doin: Knicks’ basketball, you gotta laugh

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * A night on the town in Shanghai with the Miami Heat. * Jeremy Evans with an insane block and dunk. Could that be the Play of the Year already? * I think we can kiss goodbye to Andrew Bogut being ready for the […]

Whats Doin: Dream Team vs. 2012 Team USA?

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * This is mad – the NBA 2K13 trailer featuring the Dream Team vs. the 2012 Team USA, set to “Run This Town” by Jay-Z, Kanye West and Rihanna. * Check out the Spurs’ new alternate jerseys. Not bad but it looks like a […]

Whats Doin: James Harden in photo of the year

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * No explanation needed on the above. Livin’ the dream! * Kobe Bryant scores 68 points in a charity game in China in only 15 minutes of action……..against local “pop music stars” who can’t play ball to save themselves. Check out the highlights, they’re […]

Whats Doin: Some numskull violates Marc Gasol

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Kanye West caught ogling the New York Knicks’ cheerleaders. Can’t blame him. Not sure Kimmy K would approve though. * Some dude sitting courtside tries to put two fingers up Marc Gasol’s butt. I’m serious. * Former NBA string bean and washout, Keith […]

Day 6 – LBJ still taking care of business

After six days of the NBA playoffs it’s looking as if the window has officially shut on the Mavericks’ aspirations of defending their title. And in New York, LeBron & Co played their first playoff game in Madison Square Garden – they didn’t disappoint. 3 votes – LeBron James. After three quarters had been played […]

Q&A Roundtable: The home stretch

With only a few weeks left in the 2011-2012 season and some teams having as few as 10 games left to play, we’re well and truly on the home stretch. Perfect time then to check in with the NBAMate crew and pick their brains on all the big questions. Q&A stylez. 1. The Heat’s recent […]

The Things I Learned In February

Some random observations from the previous month’s action: * It’s pretty clear by now that Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire are not a good match and will likely never form the core of a championship team. I can’t think of any examples in the NBA where a team won a championship when their two best […]