View Poll Results: Who should be the starting Point guard?

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    Game Thread New York Knicks vs Philadelphia 76ers Game Thread

    New York Knicks (0-1) @ Philadelphia 76ers (1-0)
    Tonight at 7:00pm ET, Live on MSG

    Welcome to the official MSG33 pregame show. I am the Gold Mac 10 and its time to break down tonights preseason game. The Knicks will be in Philadelphia tonight as they play the 76ers, who added Elton Brand to their roster over the off season. The sixers are coming off a win against the Celtics, where Louis Williams scored 27 points off the bench to help his team come from behind and get the victory.

    The Knicks turned the ball over too much against the Raptors on Wednesday night. Tonight they need to cut back on turnovers if they hope to win. The Knicks did do a good job of moving the ball (29 assists) and rebounding (50 rebounds), so their were some good signs. They also got to the line 33 times.


    Starting Lineups


    Philadelphia 76ers

    At point guard, Andre Miller
    At shooting guard, Andre Iguodala
    At small forward, Thaddeus Young
    At power forward, Elton Brand
    At center, Samuel Dalembert





    AND NOW YOUR NEW YORK KNICKS

    AT POINT GUARD CHRIS DUHON
    AT SHOOTING GUARD JAMAL CRAWFORD
    AT SMALL FORWARD QUENTIN RICHARDSON
    AT POWER FORWARD DAVID LEE
    AT CENTER ZACH RANDOLPH



    KNICKS BENCH: Wilson Chandler, Stephon Marbury, Nate Robinson, Eddy Curry, Malik Rose, Anthony Roberson, Mardy Collins, Patrick Ewing Jr., Jerome James, Dan Grunfeld

    QUESTIONABLE FOR TONIGHT: Allan Houston and Danilo Gallinari






    Throwback Hip Hop Joint of the Day

    Artist: Black Moon
    Song: Son Get Wrec
    Album: Enta Da Stage





    Thanks for joining me here on The Gold Mac's pregame show, catch me next time and enjoy tonights game.

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    going against Brand will be a reality check for Lee and Randolph.

    Wouldnt surprise me if Dalembert gets at least 5 blocks tonight when he's playing off the ball. We may need Eddy in there to slam it home a couple of plays and get him in foul trouble.

    Iguodala is a tough matchup for our guards too becuase of the size difference and the fact that he also can run. I would like to see Chandler go up against him and stuff it in his face.

    Will D'Antoni be tempted to go bigger with Crawford, Q, Chandler, Lee and Curry?

    Nice test for the new New York Knicks.

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    qrich looks in shape, his face dosent look fat at all

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    Ok, this is the thing with the Knicks that will make them worse this year than last year. As we saw in game 1 (vs Raptors) they have the ability to score BUT WE CAN'T STOP ANYBODY ON DEFENSE. The Raptors didn't even have their starters in the game in the 4th quarter and we still got out butts kicked. Without a shot blocking center who can rebound the basketball (e.g. Amare Stoudamire) D'Antoni's system WILL NOT WORK. That's why the obvious choice for this job should have been Mark Jackson.

    I'm predicting now and I will continue to reiterate my point. THE KNICKS WILL FINISH THIS SEASON WITH A WORSE RECORD THAN LAST YEAR.

    - A disappointed Knicks fan for another season.

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    I thought it was on MSG2 tonight...

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    nice to see the gold mac 10s pregame show.

    Anyway should be an interesting game tonight. I was impressed by both lee and zach the last game. Could form a great frontcourt for the forthcoming season.
    Want to see more from steph. I belive he should be starting over duhon. Hes fitter, faster and scores a hell of alot more points.

    Want h2o to play!!!! hes been a very good signing. Although not as mobile as he used to be, i belive hes bonded all the players into a team. Hes a leader and the chemisty has definetly increased since his arrival. Hope he makes the team!

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    Default where is MSG2

    where is MSG2, it's not on MSG or MSG+... is this an extraneous pay channel?

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    Originally Posted by CoolClyde
    where is MSG2, it's not on MSG or MSG+... is this an extraneous pay channel?
    its channel 14 in my side of NY(BX)

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    Crawford is playing like **** but besides him i like what i see. Im more impressed with marburys defense then duhoe's. The starbarians have been pointing out marburys defense for a while now, haterburys dont know how to read.

    Originally Posted by New New York
    Cant believe you brought out the old Black Moon! Who Got Da Props is one my all time favorite joints!

    Back to basketball.....Duhon should start simply because moving him to the bench after one bad game could mean his confidence is lost for the season.
    I knew someone would say sumthin about that, hip hop was so much better back then. Black moon was never real popular even though they had a couple of singles that got play, but enta da stage is an undeniable classic.

    Originally Posted by metrocard
    What confidence? Duhon knows he's a bench/role player.

    If your using this confidence "case", then you proclaimed yourself as an idiot by insisting that Marbury's confidence is irrelevant as a 20 and 8 career all star caliber riding the bench to a C level PG.
    co-sign

    like clyde pointed out, marburys 14 points a game last year would be a career year for chris duhorn. lol @ duhoe and nate robinson gettin anal raped with no vaseline, most knicks fans know marbury belongs in the starting lineup as the poll results indicate.

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    Originally Posted by MSGKnickz33
    Crawford is playing like ****
    okay???

    he has 12 points, 4-7 FG, 1-2 From 3, 3 assists, 1 steal, 0 TO's so far, explain to me how he's having a bad game

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    Hes not playing any defense, but what else is new?

    Anyone see that shot swagbury just hit?

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    Originally Posted by MSGKnickz33
    Hes not playing any defense, but what else is new?

    Anyone see that shot swagbury just hit?
    sure MSG, because there's a guard in philly who's been really killin us, sure MSG,just go ahead and blame crawford for brand going crazy on us, i tell u this much though, ivey is going at it wit marbury

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    Originally Posted by MSGKnickz33
    Crawford is playing like **** but besides him i like what i see. Im more impressed with marburys defense then duhoe's. The starbarians have been pointing out marburys defense for a while now, haterburys dont know how to read.


    I knew someone would say sumthin about that, hip hop was so much better back then. Black moon was never real popular even though they had a couple of singles that got play, but enta da stage is an undeniable classic.


    co-sign

    like clyde pointed out, marburys 14 points a game last year would be a career year for chris duhorn. lol @ duhoe and nate robinson gettin anal raped with no vaseline, most knicks fans know marbury belongs in the starting lineup as the poll results indicate.

    Ok, I misunderstood the question....Being that it was a Game Thread I thought the question about who should be starting at PG was about tonight's game not all season. So that is why I mentioned it would hurt Duhon's confidence to move him out of the starting spot after one bad game.

    I created a thread breaking down Duhon's career stats and posed the question if he was starter worthy or not. I still think it is too early to determine just yet but, ofcourse it is hard to argue who has been the more productive of the two (Duhon and Steph) in their careers. So to go off of production and skill then hands down Steph should be the starter, but I think Dantoni is looking for more of a playmaker so you have to then assume that Duhon is the better fit in that scenerio.
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