View Poll Results: How excited are you about the upcoming Season?

Voters
15. You may not vote on this poll
  • Im excited about watching the big ****

    0 0%
  • I have a boner

    1 6.67%
  • Im looking forward to watching the knicks again

    5 33.33%
  • The knicks will suck again

    3 20.00%
  • It will be nice just to watch basketball again

    2 13.33%
  • Were gonna be a new team...cant wait

    3 20.00%
  • We'll all stop watching after the first month

    0 0%
  • Haterburys lost

    1 6.67%
Results 1 to 12 of 12

Thread: How excited are you about the upcoming season?

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    The Gold Mac MSGKnickz33's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    CT
    Posts
    4,474
    Rep Power
    13

    Default How excited are you about the upcoming season?

    Im lookin forward to it but im not expecting big things. Im just hoping to see the celtics look old and suck this year. Im looking forward to watching players on other teams develop (like dwight howard, josh smith, etc.) just as much as im lookin forward to watching the knicks.

  2. #2
    Quiet Storm New New York's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    2,431
    Rep Power
    15

    Default

    The NBA season in whole I'm not too excited about. But, I am always amped for the Knicks season! I'm curious about The Sixers, I rarely will cheer for a team in our Division, but I like the makeup of that team. I'm also curious to see Beasley.....You know what's funny I didnt even realize when typing those last two statements that those are out first two regular season match ups (Mia, and Phil.)

    Anyways...I never really got the Terry Porter to Pheonix hire, nor did I get the Vinny Del Negro hire for Chicago so I wonder how those will turn out. Maybe I can see The Suns passing on Mark Jackson because atleast they got an expeirenced coach, but if I had to choose a first time coach between Mark Jackson and Vinny D. for sure I wouldve taken Mark. So I'm curious to see if Vinny Del Negro can prove me wrong. On that note.....is it me or does John Paxon know how to blow some nice breaks he catches. I mean he puts together a solid playoff team with The League's lowest payroll, and then he blows a large chunk of cap on Ben Wallace, then Isiah gives him two lottery picks that he misuses. Now I like Tyrus Thomas, but Lamarcus Aldrige is what they need now, and plus they he wouldve looked good playing with Wallace.Ok Back to Paxon... Then he gets the number one overall pick chooses what is projected to be the next great PG and passes on a future Hall of Fame PG to coach him! So The Bulls will be an interesting team for me to follow.

    But where it starts and where it ends is NY! I want to see if teams will take Donnie seriously in their trade proposals for Zach considering he turned down two deals this off season. I want to see how Steph looks in Dantoni's system. I want to see if Jamal truley improves on D (stranger things have happened). Will Wilson be the player I predicted him to be from his first Summer League game last season, will Danillo show the same sort of poise he did in his only Summer League game this year? Will Jerome James force us to buyout next season optional pay or will he be content in just taking this season's money? Is Mike Dantoni good enough to maximize our teams strengths?

    All that and more coming in three weeks!

  3. #3
    Veteran Paul1355's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    East Coast
    Posts
    5,484
    Rep Power
    14

    Default It's a positive

    New coach, New management, some new players....if anyone was able to watch most games last year than this year is something that is really worth watching. At least the fans and even our team gained confidence again. We know that with a couple of moves and some expiring contracts, we can be something very easily. Any team with our payroll can pull something like the Celtics did signing big names and turning a franchise around. Also the fact that we have some young start in Wilson Chandler and David Lee that will get sufficient playing time unlike last year. Mike D is a better coach than Isiah in every category. We all know that we are one step in the right direction. All we have to do is wait for that second step, and we'll be on our way once again.

  4. #4
    Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    403
    Rep Power
    8

    Default

    Unfortunately, I think we are going to be terrible again this year.

    We should be a bit better with the addition of Gallinari and the development of Chandler. Plus, regardless of whether Marbury is back or not, Duhon is better than having no real PG at all like last year. All that plus fewer distractions etc... should make us better.

    The problem is that a lot of other teams in the east got a lot better. It's going to tough to win more than 30-35 games plus or minus a few.

  5. #5
    Veteran Paul1355's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    East Coast
    Posts
    5,484
    Rep Power
    14

    Default

    The signing of D'Antoni and Walsh were the biggest improvements by far in the past couple years. Isiah was the cancer to this franchise, and it is now cured. With these two guys leading the team, their is a new approach that is positive because anything is better than Isiah, period. We all should expect a better year for the Knicks.

  6. #6
    Veteran LJ4ptplay's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Ft. Collins, CO
    Posts
    2,950
    Rep Power
    12

    Default

    We are going to suck this year. Our biggest weakness was defense and we signed a coach that doesn't teach defense and traded away our best defensive player. Plus, we have the exact same starting lineup as last year. I'm predicting a 25 win season, unless Donnie actually does something and moves our cancer players.

Similar Threads

  1. Looking back on the 2003-04 Knicks season
    By metrocard in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: Jun 28, 2008, 21:10
  2. Positives of the 2007-2008 season
    By abcd in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: Mar 23, 2008, 13:51
  3. At What Point Will You Say The Knicks Are Better Without Steph?
    By Eddy Currys House Special in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 130
    Last Post: Jan 21, 2008, 16:25
  4. In Fairness to Last Season
    By Kiyaman in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 50
    Last Post: Sep 27, 2007, 15:11
  5. could this be the reason for such a sh*tty season???
    By sxmarbury516 in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: May 15, 2006, 17:06

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •