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NBA / Jan 10, 2015 / 7:45 pm

Quincy Acy Receives ‘MVP’ Chants From MSG Crowd As Knicks Get Blown Out

Quincy Acy

The New York Knicks trailed by 45 points at the beginning of the fourth quarter during their embarrassing 110-82 loss to the Charlotte Hornets. If not the for the relative heroics of Quincy Acy, their deficit would have been even worse. As he caps a 15-point final stanza at the free throw line, listen to the Madison Square Garden crowd serenade the journeyman big man with chants of “MVP! MVP!” Read More »

Smack / Jan 9, 2015 / 3:15 pm

J.R. Smith On Knicks’ Triangle Offense: “It’s Almost Too Much Thinking”

J.R. Smith

Much has been made of the triple-post offense — more popularly known as the Triangle — the Knicks are running this year. Most gripe it doesn’t work in the contemporary game, and J.R. Smith certainly struggled with it earlier this year. But Swish got dealt to Cleveland, and he told the New York Post before his first game in a Cavs uniform on Wed. the Triangle required “almost too much thinking.” Here we go. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 9, 2015 / 9:00 am

GIF: Knicks Finish Fast Break In Playground Style

Cleanthony Early, Langston Galloway, Shane Larkin

The Knicks got crushed last night by the Rockets, 120-96, dropping a franchise-worst 14th consecutive game. But with J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert in Cleveland now, it’s allowed some of the younger players to spread their wings — no, not Cole Aldrich, but D-League call-up Langston Gallaway showed out. One fast break even provided a glimmer of entertainment on an otherwise frustrating night for Knicks fans. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 8, 2015 / 9:00 pm

Video: Knicks D-League Call-Up Langston Galloway Rises For Emphatic Put-Back Slam

Langston Galloway

Welcome to the NBA, Langston Galloway. Watch the New York Knicks guard – playing just his second career game – rise for an authoritative put-back jam in the first quarter of his team’s game against the Houston Rockets. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Jan 7, 2015 / 11:45 pm

Which Air Ball Was Worse: Shabazz Muhammad’s Jam, Or Cole Aldrich’s Hook?

Cole Aldrich, Shabazz Muhammad

It seemed like we saw these within the same five-minute span as we were looking at clips from tonight. The first one we caught was Shabazz Muhammad, who snuck into the paint unguarded and completely missed the iron on his dunk attempt. Then there was poor Knicks center, Cole Aldrich, who Deadspin called a goober, after he missed a hook shot so wide right the ball ends up breaking all known physical laws and hits the back of the backboard. But which one was worse? We have the answer after the jump. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 4, 2015 / 10:15 pm

Watch Quincy Acy Get Steal, Go Behind Back, Finish With Authority Over Greek Freak

Quincy Acy

Quincy Acy (photo. NBA)

It’s about time we get the chance to highlight a positive of the New York Knicks’ dreadful season. Watch big man Quincy Acy get a steal, dribble behind his back on the break, and rise for an authoritative finish over Giannis Antetokounmpo in his team’s loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 2, 2015 / 11:15 pm

Report: Derek Fisher Says At Some Point ‘Melo May Sit Rest Of Season

Carmelo Anthony, Derek Fisher

He missed his fifth game of the season tonight, and a lingering pain in his left knee has plagued Carmelo Anthony since the second game of the season. He wasn’t able to go in the second half against Portland on Sunday, and if the knee continues to give him pain while the Knicks continue to lose — they’re 5-30, the worst start in franchise history — Derek Fisher says Anthony might decide to sit it down for the rest of the season. Read More »

NBA / Jan 1, 2015 / 1:15 pm

Carmelo: Knicks “Would’ve Crumbled Already” If Not For Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher

A silver lining for the woeful New York Knicks on New Year’s Day: Mutiny is far from the horizon. Throwing support behind the seemingly overwhelmed Derek Fisher, Carmelo Anthony said his team “would’ve crumbled already” if not for the leadership of its rookie coach. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 28, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Video: ‘Melo Dallies On Defense, Adding Fuel To Anti-Anthony Commentary

Carmelo Anthony

Oh well. We’ve tried to make excuses for Carmelo Anthony since this season started. We were confident in our stance after ‘Melo jilted the Cavs’ honeymoon homecoming in Cleveland for LeBron James, but since then it’s been one loss after another, with Anthony squandering contested games with contested jumpers in the closing minutes. His defense on a Rudy Gay breakaway early in last night’s OT loss to the Kings might signal the death knoll of our belief the ‘Cuse title winner can figure it out this season — his twelfth in the Association. Read More »

NBA / Dec 28, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Video: DeMarcus Cousins Drops Season-High 39 Including Big Jam In OT Win

Jason Smith, DeMarcus Cousins

Viral meningitis, and a swift, head-scratching coaching termination, can’t keep DeMarcus Cousins waylaid. The Kings center scored a season-high 39 points in a 135-128 overtime win over the Knicks on Saturday. Read More »