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Thread: Game #27: Knicks @ Celtics 6:00PM Sunday Night

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    Game Thread Game #27: Knicks @ Celtics 6:00PM Sunday Night

    The New York Knicks (11-15) vs The Boston Celtics (25-2)
    Sun. 12/20 at 6:00pm ET on MSG





    Welcome to the MSGKnickz33 Pregame show, Im your host the Gold Mac 10 and its time to break down Sunday Nights game against the Boston Celtics. The Knicks are coming off a disappointing loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, who have now beaten the Knicks 3 times already this year. They turned the ball over a depressing 23 times, which is over 7 turnovers more then they average per game. Chris Duhon and David Lee both finished the game with 5 turnovers. There's not a whole lot of good to say about Friday nights game. Where theres a negative, you can always find a positive so the Knicks need to learn from this game and come out more focused next time they play a team that has a record worse then theirs.

    The Boston Celtics have the best record in the NBA. They get it done with great team defense, unselfish offense, and consistency. As much as I would like to say theirs a couple of teams capable of beating them in a playoff series, the only team that I really believe can stop them is Cleveland. Both teams do a great job of taking care of business every night and some of the teams that aren't as good need to learn from the Cavs and the Celtics.

    The Knicks will have to play hard for 48 minutes to win this game. They have no pressure on them. They're playing the best team in the league at their home. The Knicks are expected to lose, if they manage to come away with a win they will recieve great praise from the media and rightfully so. They need to play intense like the Knicks from the 90's. No layups, every shot contested, and stingy defense. They need to believe in themselves, a win for the Knicks in Boston would make many Knicks fans very happy, including myself.


    If you were unable to see the Bucks game, I dont have any highlights yet but I do have this:







    STARTING LINEUPS




    The Boston Selltics

    pg-Rajon Rambo
    sg-Ray Fallen
    sf-Paula Pierced
    pf-Kevin Garnoit
    C-Kendrip Slurpins





    Backups: Eddie Mouse, Tony Gallon, Leon Powe, Big Baby Davis, Brian Scalaweeny, Gay Pruitt


    AND NOW YOUR NEW YORK KNICKS!!!!









    AT POINT GUARD CHRIS DUHON
    AT SHOOTING GUARD QUENTIN RICHARDSON
    AT SMALL FORWARD WILSON CHANDLER
    AT POWER FORWARD AL HARRINGTON
    AT CENTER DAVID LEE





    BACKUPS: TIM THOMAS, NATE ROBINSON, JARED JEFFRIES, ANTHONY ROBERSON, MALIK ROSE, JEROME JAMES


    MSG33 PresEnTs the KeY MatChuP: Al Harrington vs Kevin GarNOT




    VS



    Al Harrington

    Im not sure who the Knicks will have Harrington defend, they might have Wilson Chandler defend KG but the Knicks will need Harrington to bring it on offense. Hes the type of player that when his shot is on hes very difficult to stop. He can take it to the hoop or knock down a jumpshot in his opponents face. Al is a big factor as to how the Knicks do against the Celtics.

    Harringtons 08-09 Stats

    PPG 20.5
    RPG 6.7
    APG 1.8
    SPG 1.0
    BPG 0.3
    FG% 0.419
    FT% 0.828
    3P% 0.387
    MPG 36.6


    Good numbers from Al, his 20.5ppg is a career high for him. Al's biggest problem is shot selection and consistency. 41.9 is not the best fg% but in his defense thats including the 5 games he played with Golden State. With the Knicks, hes shooting 44.4 percent.


    Kevin Garnoyd

    PPG 16.5
    RPG 9.2
    APG 2.6
    SPG 1.4
    BPG 1.4
    FG% 0.523
    FT% 0.829
    3P% 0.333
    MPG 32.9

    Garnat is putting up good numbers but more importantly his team is winning. Hes solidified his spot as one of the top 5 power forwards of all time and the Knicks will have their hands full trying to contain him.


    The Official MSG33 Pregame Strategy:
    • Defense for 48 Minutes
    • Move the ball on offense
    • Be ready to score points from the opening tip on
    • Don't fall for Rondos fakes
    • Dont leave shooters open



    Player Spotlight




    Wilson Chandler





    Wilson Chandlers defense will be very important in this game. He will have to guard Garnett at times, and Paul Pierce at other times. He needs to stay out of foul trouble. Athletic players like Chandler can give the Celtics problems sometimes. If he can stay on the court I can see him making an impact on both ends of the court.




    As we can see Chandlers had some good games and some not so good games over the last 5 games. Hes young and still improving, consistency comes with time. He has a big opportunity to help the Knicks Sunday night. As an undersized team, it will be difficult to keep up with the Celtics on the boards. Players like Chandler and Al Harrington need to help out David Lee, who will also have his work cut out for him.

















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    Knicks upcoming Schedule:

    • Fri, Dec 26 Minnesota 7:30 PM
    • Sun, Dec 28 Denver 1:00 PM
    • Tue, Dec 30 @ Charlotte 7:00 PM
    • Fri, Jan 2 Indiana 7:30 PM
    • Sun, Jan 4 Boston 6:00 PM


    Thanks for joining me for my pregame show. And remember to watch the Knicks Sunday night on MSG and Happy Holidays to all!!!!!




















    Last edited by MSGKnickz33; Dec 21, 2008 at 13:03.

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    anotha great celtics vs knicks game thread, nd seein glen davis cry neva gets old...GO KNICKS!

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    Thanks knicks rulez, i almost forgot to put big baby in there. I hope we can somehow pull off a win tomorrow night, the Celtics are a couple games away from having the best start ever. I dont want to see that happen and if the Knicks were the team to prevent them from that, that would make me

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    sick thread MSG u got skittles......and im waiting to see Chandler and Garnett go at.....ima go out and say Chandler has a big game 2morrow....

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    Wow, great thread MSG. You always put in more work when we face the Celtics, good job. I think if we play perfectly, we can win. If we shoot the lights out, play great D, and if they have a bad shooting night we can pull it out. I hope that we at least make it competitive after the Bucks game.

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    definitely not a jpz thread lmao

    very hard to compare us..

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    we fell behind early but we showed resilience and fought back to within 8 after trailing by 23 qrich finally backing up his trash talk and Nate gave us a shot in the arm when we needed it Duhon gave us momentum at the half with that buzzer beater..we improve on D we could steal this game

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    If we played some defense we would be much closer. It would help if Al Harrington could buy a bucket. He just made a 3, maybe that will get him going.

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    Chalk up another L

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    al harrington played like a straight bitch tonight, not even crawford gunned so many jumpshots

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    nate's putback dunk was diiiiirttyy

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    Originally Posted by datruth
    al harrington played like a straight bitch tonight, not even crawford gunned so many jumpshots
    Hop off Crawford, he's the WORST.

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