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Mike D’Antoni and the Get Rich Quick Scheme

Mike D’Antoni and the Get Rich Quick Scheme

Adam Johnson What if I told you there was an easy, quick way to get rich in the NBA? How fast? How about seven seconds or less? Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni, the leader of the Seven Seconds Or Less system he promoted as head coach of the Phoenix Suns, is responsible for players increased earnings. Like a pimp on Skid Row wearing a brightly colored suit and whoring out his talent while drinking […]

No York: Does Being The “Basketball Mecca” Matter?

No York: Does Being The “Basketball Mecca” Matter?

Kyle Neubeck – The city that never sleeps is the self-appointed hub for all things hoops. As the story goes, basketball runs through the veins of New York, from the public league aficionados to the depraved souls who held onto their season tickets through the Isiah Thomas era. Coming up as a player in New York […]

Raymond Felton: No matter what the Nets do, the Knicks will still be New York’s team

Raymond Felton: No matter what the Nets do, the Knicks will still be New York’s team

I loved the ‘Battle of the Boroughs’ last season. Every one of those games had a Playoff-like atmosphere and you could tell that both sides were playing for something more than just another number in the win column. But the biggest thing they were playing for were bragging rights, because both […]

Did Ken Mauer throw the worst jump ball in NBA History?

Did Ken Mauer throw the worst jump ball in NBA History?

During game six of the Knicks vs. Pacers series, Ken Mauer threw the worst jump ball I have ever seen in my entire life. Usually, if a referee messes up the toss, they re-do it. But for some, inexplicable reason, they decided against it and the Pacers capitalised off of the opportunity. What the…?

List of NBA’s highest-paid players

List of NBA’s highest-paid players

I’m always interested to find out how much NBA players are worth and I don’t just mean how much they make from their lucrative contracts because we can all just hop on over to HoopsHype to get a breakdown of their salaries What I’m interested in is how much they make from endorsements. Thankfully, Forbes have stepped up to the plate as they have just released a list of the [...]

Amar’e Stoudemire has been cleared for practice

Amar’e Stoudemire has been cleared for practice

Mike Woodson announced that Amar’e Stoudemire has been cleared to practice and will train with the Erie BayHawks (the Knicks’ D-League affiliate) before joining the team for good. Stoudemire is inching closer to his return. Cleared to practice with D-League team [...]

Amar’e aiming to return by Christmas Day

Amar’e aiming to return by Christmas Day

The New York Knicks currently have the third best record in the Eastern Conference and they are still without their highest paid player. Sure, last years condensed season would indicate that a healthy Amar’e doesn’t actually make the Knicks a better team, but now that he has said that he’s comfortable coming off the bench, maybe that will [...]