Tag Archives: New York Knicks

Shadenfreude Alert: Ex-Boston Celtics Bomb in the Big Town

This past year in the NBA, there was a lot of shipping down from Boston – to New York. In June the Celtics shipped point guard Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder, who promptly waived him, allowing Walker to sign … Continue reading

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Revisiting Boston Garden, ‘The Old Barn on Causeway Street’

The building was forty-one years old [in 1969]. Hard years. In a cramped and shopworn corner of the city, one flight up from the train station, surrounded by elevated subway tracks and an elevated highway that kept sunshine and clean … Continue reading

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Why Do New York Knicks Players Keep Getting Robbed?

Because they’re morons, that’s why. Call the roll. • From The Root: NY Knicks Player Robbed by 2 Women Knicks forward Derrick Williams took two women he met at a New York City nightclub back to his apartment. When Williams … Continue reading

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Why the New York Times Is a Great Newspaper (Phil Jackson Triangle Offense Edition)

The New York Times Sunday sports section is topped by this Nicholas Dawidoff piece about the origins of the triangle offense that Phil Jackson rode to 11 NBA championships but that the current New York Knicks just can’t get.     … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (Dean Meminger Edition)

Al McGuire, Meminger’s coach at Marquette, once said he was “quicker than 11:15 Mass at a seaside resort.” From Saturday’s New York Times: Dean Meminger, Who Helped Knicks to a Title, Dies at 65 Dean Meminger, a speedy guard and … Continue reading

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LinsADity!

New York Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin is the new Lindorser for Volvo, as Bloomberg New reports: Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks signed a two-year contract to promote Volvo Cars in China and the U.S. Lin, a 23-year-old Harvard University graduate, sparked the … Continue reading

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