The Knicks Are a Hot-Ass Mess

Things are quite interesting in New York. Players are arguing.  Carmelo Anthony wants to fight Tim Hardaway, Jr.  Hardaway wants to fight Anthony.  Everyone wants to fight Anthony.  No one (seemingly) respects head coach Derek Fisher. The players want to abandon the triangle offense that new team president Phil Jackson and Fisher have have spent…

2014-2015 NBA Season Preview: Eastern Conference

The 2014-2015 NBA season is almost here! Lots of storylines are abound this season.  Will LeBron James’ return to Cleveland be a successful homecoming?  Will Derrick Rose stay healthy this season?  Ditto for Dwyane Wade?  Will the Oklahoma City Thunder remain in the thick of things while Kevin Durant rehabs his injured foot?  Will Kobe…

Not Feeling the Granger Trade from the Pacers

When I first heard the news that the Indiana Pacers traded Danny Granger to the tanking Philadelphia 76ers for Evan Turner and some other scrub, I liked the trade for the Pacers.  After all, they were getting a young up-and-comer in Turner and had rid themselves of Granger’s $13 million contract.  No sixth man should…

The Lakers Are a Hot Mess

Before I tap dance on the Los Angeles Lakers, I have to issue a few disclaimers. First of all, as a lifelong New York Knicks fan, it is my birthright to not only despise the Lakers (and the Celtics), but to HATE the Lakers (and the Celtics).  The times the Lakers have lost in the…

2012-2013 NBA Predictions

The 2012-2013 NBA season will kick off tomorrow night (WHOO-HOO!!!).  This is a season of change in the NBA.  There was some player movement for a lot of teams, from free agency to trades – namely a certain trade that I didn’t like.  There will also be another team in New York City tipping off…

2012 NBA Preview: Western Conference

Southwest Division San Antonio Spurs* Memphis Grizzlies* New Orleans Hornets* Dallas Mavericks* Houston Rockets Analysis:  The Spurs are still the class of the division, though the Grizzlies are closing in quickly.  Memphis is really a younger, more athletic version of San Antonio.  That said, both are deep and tough.  I also expect both to advance…