Everyone gets the blame
sick of this team blow it up
You can't teach "heart and will". Our 2 superstars or bums (that's what i call them) have no heart. They want someone to do all the dirty work (hustle, blocks, steals, rebounds, DEFENSE!!!) and give them the ball to score. The Knicks should just sit them and let them watch how the game of basketball is play. At this time, i wouldn't be upset if they traded both of them for a sack of potato.
The Knicks have yet to beat a team with an above .500 record on the road this season. That includes all the time Melo and Amar'e missed, and the era of Linsanity.
Kinda puts things into perspective.
Lin wasn't on the team at the start of the season, then he got zero playing time until late January/early Feb. Melo missed time with injuries, STAT missed time for bereavement... The only common denominator for the entire season, has been MDA..
I voted Amare just because i saw Melo had one more vote then him...
I dont know why people point the finger at Melo before Amare, both of them are garbage. At this point they both take away more from the team then they contribute, ****in Novak is a better defender then Amerie and School bus Melo (That muh****a moves more like a bus then a car) (So its School Bus Melo)
But If i had to rank the top 4 that deserve the most blame...in no order, here it is
Dolan is the #1 problem, after that its almost equal between the other 3
We were winning with MDA and without Amare and Carmelo.
We were winning with MDA and Amare and without Carmelo.
We are losing with MDA, Amare and Carmelo.
everyone sees that - if you have ever been on a team you know what carmelo is doing - hurts the team in many ways and has a long-lasting impact.
he talks as if he is a leader but doesnt act like one or play like one. he doesn't actively support his teammates on the court compared to say Kobe. who is constantly man-hugging, double high-fiving, ass slapping etc his teammates
Kobe and MJ were as hard on their teammates as anyone.
MJ once punched Steve Kerr, I believe it was, in the face in practice because he was frustrated with something.
Bill Cartwright also threatened to break both of MJ's legs if he "ever spoke to him like that again."
So let's not act like all the great players coddle their teammates.
Plus you see Melo sitting on the bench talking with Lin, he was the one organizing the the team gatherings post game to say a few words during Linsanity.
I've never heard a story from a current, or former teammate about how bad Melo is in the locker room.
Can we keep our Melo rants to stuff that bears some actual weight?
.....ass slaps dude?
some of you guys kill me. I know how Knick fans are, its all about the "what have you done for me lately" thats the reason you guys ride Lin's dick when he was doing good, thats the reason you rode D'antoni dick when he was hired, thats the reason you guys ****ted on Jefferies, and the reason you guys were on Amare's dick. Once things are good, you guys becoming idiots screaming championship team, screaming we are better than the heat, etc. Once things go bad, fck it, throw everyone under the bus. Now all of a sudden Carmelo Anthony is garbage? Stat is garbage?GTFOH. The knicks issue lies squarely on the coach.
Lets fix this.....
We were winning when MDA put Wilson Chandler in the starting lineup.
We were winning when MDA rotation of players were 70% ending contracts.
We are losing with MDA poor substitution of bench players....
after 42 games, we still dont have a tandem, or trio, or quad of bench-player
line-up that co-exist as a unit.
Do we have a chemistry bench-lineup we used consistently this season? NO!
Why? MDA 8 man rotation favored 3-ball shooters off the bench keeping the
offense stagnate with no defensive plan or defensive setup to defend the paint
or the defensive-rebound.
Who should be our 6th, 7th, and 8th man off the bench each game to end the
first quarter and 3rd quarter?
Who should be our starters of the 2nd and 4th quarter?
Our Bench players need familuarity with their teammate bench players
by getting playingtime together
Find it hard to blame STAT for lack of heart after losing his brother so suddenly. I remember the days before Melo came when STAT was beasting it. Hes got a second chance in my books for the time being.
Everyone needs a long hard look in the mirror.
Who's fault? The coach.
He would rather turn Lin into a Nash (it will never happen) then to play to the obvious strenghts he already has at his disposal. He has players he/I/we/everyone freaking knows will not fit his flawed system, but he still tries to make it work because he doesn't know how to coach talent. He only knows how to play BBall thru the pg position and can't even do that well because he was a scrub PG himself. What part of this is hard to understand?
Some people here show they are scrubs, or know little about the game when they support this fake coach over real talent....especially when they become aware of these simple facts.
I mean...Is people even watching the freaking games? As long as this unrespected coach stays the knicks and the fans will suffer. Has all this loosing over the years numbed our common sense? Or maybe some fans are just used to being a loser...I'm most certainly not.