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Metta World Peace Rocks Subway From Queensbridge to MSG Debut

Metta World Peace Rocks Subway From Queensbridge to MSG Debut

I’ve got to admit it. Misguided or not, the signing of Metta World Peace was by far my favorite move Knicks move this offseason. Sure, he promises some occasionally unwanted entertainment (although he guarantees some high-quality comedic relief too). And, yes, he’s getting older and his health worries me. That said, it’s great to see […]

Chris Smith Makes the Knicks and Reminds Us How Ridiculous the Knicks Really Are

Chris Smith Makes the Knicks and Reminds Us How Ridiculous the Knicks Really Are

When I was a college kid pledging a fraternity, we occasionally talked about “package deals.”  It was in the context of rush. Hey, we can’t give this kid a bid unless we give this one, they’re a “package deal.” Whenever that kind of talk popped up, it got quickly squashed. It was stupid. You should […]

Serge Ibaka as Prince Akeem Wins Halloween Early

Serge Ibaka as Prince Akeem Wins Halloween Early

This is just fantastic stuff via SB Nation.   My personal passion for Halloween may have faded but that doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate a winner. Check this out from Oklahoma City Thunder big man Serge Ibaka. Really, what else needs to be said? Apparently, this is what Ibaka rocked to a Halloween-themed party hosted by […]

Northwestern Hoopster James Montgomery Awarded Scholarship in Front of Team

Northwestern Hoopster James Montgomery Awarded Scholarship in Front of Team

Well, this is pretty much a slam dunk for this blog, huh? The good part of the college game? Check. Tugs at the heart strings? Check. Feel good all around? Check. Watch and enjoy as James Montgomery III, a senior walk-on guard at Northwestern, is awarded a full scholarship. Head coach Chris Collins shares the […]

Saying Goodbye to A.I. and Remembering the Garden in 1996

Saying Goodbye to A.I. and Remembering the Garden in 1996

It was March of 1996, and I was 19 years-old. To be honest, I can’t remember why we had tickets for the Big East Championship game at Madison Square Garden or what I was even doing home (Spring break?). I do know Mom and I were not too far from the floor, and I could […]

J.R. Smith Bought a Half-Million Dollar Armored Truck

J.R. Smith Bought a Half-Million Dollar Armored Truck

From the NY POST: NBA star J.R. Smith spent some of the $24 million he scored in a four-year deal with the New York Knicks on a flashy new armored truck. Smith, who’s recovering after surgery on his left knee in the off-season, rolled up to Meatpacking District restaurant Catch on Thursday night in a […]

Fired Up Houston Rockets Kid Fan Calls Out Shaq

Fired Up Houston Rockets Kid Fan Calls Out Shaq

Where are the real fans at? Not the posers who just show up for the playoffs. The ones following their teams day in and day out — even in the off season. Fans who take serious offense to people talking any trash about their players, their team or their hometown. You know, fans like this […]

Golden State salutes its fans

Golden State salutes its fans

Time is short these days, so what’s making it here is only the good stuff. This moment, from after the Warriors loss last night to San Antonio, certainly qualifies. Golden State took me — and most other casual or hardcore NBA fans — for quite the postseason ride. The Warriors became my must-watch team during […]

Knicks open round two with a thud

Knicks open round two with a thud

The Knicks are looking like the worst versions of themselves at exactly the wrong time. Sunday afternoon’s 102-95 loss to the Pacers at Madison Square Garden was a reminder of just how hard it’s going to be for this team, particularly in its recent games’ incarnation, to even win a game in this series let […]

Give me five Joakim Noahs, please

Give me five Joakim Noahs, please

I used to hate Joakim Noah. No reason really. Just ignorance. Probably looked at the histrionics and the off-the-court stuff and just thought this kid was a punk trying to play basketball. A proverbial “energy guy” whose biggest asset was pissing off one of the opposing team’s stars. Consider this the sincerest and most emphatic […]

Celtic veterans leave court quickly, forget their class behind

Celtic veterans leave court quickly, forget their class behind

Is a post-series handshake a common and expected part of an NBA Playoffs series? That’s a legitimate question. I won’t contend that the league is anything like the NHL, whose post-series lineup is just one of the absolutely stellar traditions that make its postseason so phenomenal. But I would contend at least a quick fist […]

Lebron posts workout photos along with lame tweet

Lebron posts workout photos along with lame tweet

Every time I’m ready to think this guy is worth pulling for again, he goes and does something that reminds me he’s probably a real douche at this point. I’m talking about Lebron “The King” James. Despite his missteps, I was a longtime LBJ fan. I was always all about LBJ and buying into how […]