Note: Click here to read Part One: The Pitches. Carmelo Anthony walks into the Knicks’ press room that is now filled wall-to-wall with media members. He sits down, adjusts his seat and takes a deep breath before tapping the microphone to make sure it’s working. To his left is his wife, La La Anthony, and on her lap is his son, Kiyan. He […]
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This will be the first time in Carmelo Anthony’s career that he’ll be a free agent. The first time he’ll be courted since he was rocking braids in high school. The first time he’ll have NBA teams throwing out the red carpet for him. The first time he’ll have stars pitching for him to join forces with them. Plenty of teams want […]
Hal Brown — In preparation for this season’s free agency, and prompted by an idea by my friend Andy Tobolowsky who writes over at Mavs Moneyball, I looked into whether or not there has been a correlation between a team’s success and its ability to draw free agents. After all, players like to sign with better teams, right? Shouldn’t that be easy to prove mathematically? I mean, we all know that’s true, right? […]
Russell Simon – The up-and-down 2013-2014 Knicks season hit a relative high last night, when they clobbered the Nets at home by a final score of 110-81. With that win, the Knicks improved to 33-43 on the season, and more importantly, into a tie with Atlanta for the eighth and final playoff spot in the East. While that’s mostly a […]
Tim Brown – Carmelo Anthony is a special basketball player. He’s a hyper-talented superhuman by average person and NBA player standards alike; he’s a scoring machine, and an earthquake-like offensive force: when he’s on, there’s no stopping him, and it’s close to impossible to predict when he’ll really hit you hard. You just have to hope that when he shows […]
At 11:00 AM today, the New York Knicks will hold a press conference to introduce their team executive, Phil Jackson. You may of heard of him before. He’s kind of a big deal. But he doesn’t have an easy job ahead of him. The Knicks are a mess right now and he’s never been in this position before, so we have questions […]
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 […]