Fantastic thread for the game as ever. Keep up the good work.
Our recent encounter - no - demoralization.
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This one's all about __________
THE WAY I SEE IT: Crazy⑧s 2 part write up.
1.Key To Victory
2. Knick On UAV
OFFENSIVE KEY TO VICTORY
A little write up on how I see our most expensive players' games finding one another.
Symbiosis ~ Amar'e & Carmelo.
This team's strategy in the half court is basically nil. We space, we move the ball, we score. This lack of go-to modus operandi leaves our 2 most potent scorers still searching for plays in spots that fit one another's movements and tendencies. It's starting to develop, as we've seen in the past 2 games, and the more it does, the more we win.
Melo's facilitating for Stoudemire is the key -OBVIOUSLY - but STAT's capabilities as a creator aren't to be underestimated. As I say - daily - no set plays has set their ability to read one another back, but as evidenced recently by a myriad of oops and dunks from these 2 as a tandem, we'll have to allow them some time to truly muster up some synchronicity.
Under-utilised and under-appreciated: the sheer venom that is STAT and Melo.
DEFENSIVE KEY TO VICTORY
Any posters here that are capable of telekinesis please forward this to Amar'e on my behalf.
It has always, and ever will be, you. Since the Knicks acquired Tyson Chandler, you are the component that determines this team's defensive success! With all the talk, it's time to really, really walk the walk.
CRAZY⑧S' KNICK ON UAV
TYS◉N, THE RAPEY BISON, CHANDLER!!!
The Dark-Horse of all our aspirations, Chandler, came in to our most recent face off with the Hornets ON FIRE!
Before the Bobshats had their most uncanny offensive outing in years against us last week, Ty Chan [I love that name! Sounds like a Bruce Lee nemesis ~ wachaaaa!] reeled off 8 quick points courtesy of Charlotte's poor interior personnel.
He need not have a career night offensively, but his uncanny athleticism at 7'1" should be utilized and tailored offensively to emblazon him as a threat in the minds of the opponent's defense to clear the lane for Shump, Melo and Amar'e.
He'll have to attack the glass defensively, but in saying so, he'll need as much help as he can get from STAT.
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SHOULD I EVEN BOTHER WITH NEXT PART? ARE PEOPLE STILL READING MY STARTING 5 JOKES?
THE STARTING 五(5)
Once killed a Tiger Shark by spitting on it.
Is the Fifth Element.
Mayan Indians call him 'Unzuela Caucasifro' which means, Man that performs coitus publicly. It's true, I translated it.
Pistol Grip Pumpert
He's number 21 because of his 21" trouser beast. It's said that he can East Bay Dunk it in to a cheerleader off a lob. I believe this to be true.
The Man Handler
Inside his beard are the nuclear codes to obliterate North Korea.
Players To Contain
Ass of the day:
That's me. I am on the verge of inserting three of my appendages in a huge ass!
Fantastic thread for the game as ever. Keep up the good work.
a somewhat shortened game thread, but fantastic nevertheless, very happy to be reading the Crazy 8 prep, and of course, I read, watch and listen to everything to get the full-on threadpump.
I like how you concentrate on the symbiosis of Caramelo and Studamire, and how this game will hopefully be a continuation of ball movement, less one-on-one, more Shumpervert and Bud Harrelson.
I say 6 assists, 2 steals for Shumpty Dumpty. That man is the KEY to the Knicks being a better team. The Toney D as PG experiment has failed, he is sixth man material. If the Bib continues his breakout shooting, we should be set at the 1 and 2 for most of the game, although I do like the athleticism of Fields/Shump tandem.
more later, gotta go watch the Giants kicks some Falconass and sh*t on Toney D's bro (sorry TD).
A succinct, yet succulent GT thread Mr 8s!
I especially agree and am interested in seeing the manifestation of that symbiosis and developing modus operandi between our big guns.
And your starting 5 jokes are like scripture. Please to be not stopping them.
im hyped up for this game cause i know melo stat and chandler werent happy with their performance vs the bobcats they allowed them to handle then solidly and get whatever shot they wanted. hopefully the suffocating intensity of the pistions game carries over. i saw something there was defensive energy something i havent seen since i was 9 outta this team. if we could carry that from game to game we'll make for a serious contender. and shumpert has been a revelation. we hit the jackpot with that drafting which we needed to do. he could definitely fit in and be out "rondo" type outta nowhere allstar.
DaTPRiNCE...That EGYPTiAN Fella, #MeloMafia
Another classic by Crazy8's...im still reading the starter jokes, I actually heard Shumpert can East Bay dunk his junk into a girls chunk from the west bay. I dont know if its true or not...
Damn bro, you look ready to ferociously attack that ass. Any footage?
I wish this game was tonight, any word with cat in it must be in reference to females so with that being said i cant wait til the knicks abuse these females. I heard Michelle Jordan asked Carmelo for a ring, he put one around her whole eye
You guys have the best game day thread I'm a member of lakernation and theirs not compare to these good **** crazy8's.
gamethread music should have been "the payback" by James brown!
Nice GT as always thanks for the mention Wolverine!
I hope Douglas will get some more minutes this game not as distributor but it pains me to watch a deadeye shooter like Douglas sit on the bench for 45 minutes. I believe Shumpert is much better suited at PG but they need to get some quality minutes out of Douglas. Regardless of recent performances he's still one of our better players.
This is a must win game losing to Charlotte twice in the space of a week would be a joke.
May I be so bold as to offer you a spot in my next thread, making starting 5 quips about dicks, knobs, fannies, mud buttons etc.? You funny, funny ****er.
The New York Knicks and Charlotte Bobcats have gone in opposite directions since they met Wednesday.
The Knicks will be seeking a third straight victory and a measure of revenge for last week’s home loss to the Bobcats in this rematch Monday night at Madison Square Garden.
These clubs both had 2-4 marks after Charlotte (2-6) shot a season-high 55.3 percent in a 118-110 victory at New York (4-4) on Wednesday.
The Bobcats have lost two straight since while the Knicks have made improvements on the defensive end in two consecutive road wins. New York limited Detroit to 37.2 percent shooting in Saturday’s 103-80 win.
“I think it’s just a growing process,” center Tyson Chandler said. “These games are coming fast and we’re a young team and we’re coming together and we’re learning one another.”
Now the Knicks are relishing the opportunity to face the Bobcats again.
“We got Charlotte on Monday,” forward Carmelo Anthony said. “We owe them. They came in our place and snuck one out, well we gave them one. So we want to redeem ourselves.”
Anthony had his streak of three straight 30-point efforts end Saturday as he matched a season low with 13. The superstar had trouble getting ready for the Knicks’ fourth game in six days due to soreness all over his body.
“My whole right side was kind of locked up. Last night when we got in, they unlocked my back,” Anthony said. “Then today it was my hip, then in the game it was my knee. It was kind of my whole right side. I can use this day off (Sunday).”
Rookie Iman Shumpert made his first start Saturday and had 11 points. He replaced a struggling Toney Douglas, who is shooting 33.0 percent.
The Knicks have dropped two of their first three home games while the Bobcats’ effort at MSG was their only road win in four tries.
Charlotte shot a season-low 32.6 percent and scored its fewest points of 2011-12 during Saturday’s 99-77 defeat at Indiana. The Bobcats were outscored 56-28 after halftime.
“We did not play tough,” coach Paul Silas said. “They banged us up and we didn’t respond. We played hard in the first half, and I’m not sure what happened in the second.”
Boris Diaw missed 7 of 8 shots, scoring two points. Diaw had a huge game against the Knicks and his former coach in Phoenix, Mike D’Antoni, with 27 points on 12-of-15 shooting last week.
Gerald Henderson also turned in his best game of the season against New York with 24 points on 10-of-13 shooting.
One Bobcat probably looking forward to returning is rookie Kemba Walker, a New York native who received cheers Wednesday in his first game at MSG since he led national champion Connecticut to the Big East tournament title.
“Being that I’m from New York, just the things that I’ve accomplished in this building, of course last season from the Big East tournament, it was a huge tournament run for me and my teammates, so it’s exciting,” Walker said last week. “It’s an electrifying building.”
We take this by 18 behind Chandler and Shumpert.
I'm really excited to see Stat and Melo grow together further. I'm even more excited about Shump penetrating like its prom weekend setting Melo Stat and Ty up for easy buckets. Most of all I'm looking forward to a big (explosive) test for Shump defensively as well as getting a chance to see my favorite college player in recent history for the first time. Missed round 1 but I'm still pissed and cannot wait to see this massive payback spanking.
Another good game....I mention Kemba Walker being the best PG in the 2011
draft class in the other Hornets Game-thread with Kyrie & Knight tied for 2nd.
Kemba Walker style only made DJ Augustine pick-up his performance another notch.
Henderson is their sleeper (penetrating Shump) we have to watchout for.
The Hornets young trio guard-rotation (DJ/Henderson/Walker) tore us out the
frame with their speedy-transition and high court-vision penetration for 118 points.
Our guard-rotation cant touch the Hornets trio of creative-guards without a
same-page defensive system....this is where our BIG-3 frontcourt bigmen are
suppose to step up their unstoppable performance with inside scoring keeping
the Hornets in early foul trouble each quarter (Jorts too).
We suppose to out-rebound the Hornets by 10, by dominating strong on
offensive boards (Jorts too), forcing Hornets to foul us so we go to the foul
line for FTA, our FG percentage should be above 50% with inside scoring, while
doing our best to force Hornets guards to a halfcourt-offense set to shoot
43% from FG taking the majority of their shots from the peremeter.
We also have to cut down on letting Melo & Stat put the ball on the floor
with a quick stealing little-DJ/Henderson/Walker coming from behind to swat
their dribble, we need some screen/picks for a cutting/slashing Melo & Stat
to score easy, plus we have to start throwing the ball high to Tyson Chandler,
Stat, and Jorts above their heads so we could cut down on turnovers from our
bigmen who dont need to put the ball below their chest.
Knicks by 13+ points over Hornets