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    Game Thread New York Knicks @ Minnesota Timberwolves 3/13/09

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    Starting Lineups:
    New York Knicks:

    PG- Nate Robinson
    SG- Larry Hughes
    SF- Wilson Chandler
    PF- Al Harrington
    C- David Lee

    Minnesota Timberwolves:

    PG- Sebastian Telfair
    SG- Mike Miller
    SF- Ryan Gomes
    PF- Kevin Love
    C- Jason Collins



    After rallying to wins in their last two games against a pair of teams in playoff position, the New York Knicks hope to capitalize on a meeting with one of the league's struggling clubs.
    The Knicks continue their five-game road trip Friday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
    New York (27-37) overcame a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter Wednesday to beat Detroit 116-111 in overtime. That performance came a night after the Knicks rallied from nine down at halftime in a 120-112 win over Milwaukee. They opened the trip with a 106-101 loss to New Jersey on Sunday.
    "That's two nights in a row that we've been able to turn up the screws a bit in the second half," said coach Mike D'Antoni, whose team had dropped 12 of 16 before the back-to-back wins. "This one was against a really good team.
    "It looked like we had no hope, but now we have a little hope. We just have to keep up this intensity and keep playing this way."
    The Knicks, owners of a 9-22 road record, are 13th in the Eastern Conference, but they're only 1 1/2 games behind the eighth-place Bucks for the final playoff position. They close out their trip against East-leading Cleveland on Sunday.
    Nate Robinson has been key over the last two games, going 19-for-39 (48.7 percent) from the floor to total 62 points with 13 assists. The reserve guard has been outstanding late in those contests, amassing 27 of those points in the fourth quarter and overtime.
    Robinson is second on New York with 18.1 points and 4.0 assists per game - both career highs. He put up 26 points and tied a career high with 10 rebounds in a 120-107 loss to Minnesota (19-45) on Dec. 26.
    The Knicks have dropped 12 of their last 15 against the Timberwolves, who are 11th in the West and have been eliminated from playoff contention.
    The Wolves, though, are looking to build on Wednesday's 104-79 win over Memphis that snapped a 10-game losing streak.
    "It was important to make some shots and have something happen to us in a positive way," coach Kevin McHale said. "We haven't had a lot of positive happen lately."
    One of those positive developments for the Wolves lately has been the improved play of rookie Kevin Love, who was acquired by McHale with swingman Mike Miller in a draft-day trade from Memphis for O.J. Mayo.
    Love is averaging 15.4 points and 11.4 rebounds over the last five games, including 19 and 11 on Wednesday. That strong stretch has increased his season averages to 10.2 points and 8.9 rebounds, and is a vast improvement from the dismal start to his NBA career when he averaged 7.6 points and 7.7 boards over his first 31 games. "It feels great. I've got to keep continuing to improve," Love said. "The fact that I have 20 double-doubles with how I started off, for me I'm not trying to hype myself up, but that's pretty impressive."
    Player Matchup:
    David Lee Vs. Kevin Love






    Kevin Love has been impressive since Al Jefferson went down for the season with an injury. He's a great young talent with a high basketball IQ and great rebounding ability. He can shoot, and has a very good post game. David Lee will have his hands full, and will have to make him work on defense. Love's conditioning isn't great, so hopefully our running style will tire him out.

    Prediction:

    Knicks- 120
    Timberwolves- 110

    Highlights From Last Game:

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    So tired of these games on PIX

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    Originally Posted by TunerAddict
    So tired of these games on PIX
    I'm actually thrilled that its on pix. My cable is getting installed next week, so until then---> hooray for f*cking pix!!!


    Oh yeah...nice game thread, Jay.

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    lets hope the knicks play with passion and that "every game is their last" mentality. they have lost to some terrible teams, last thing we need is a loss to a minny team without their only good player. LETS GO KNICKS, and also hope the nets, bulls, bucks, pacers, and raptors lose (damn theres a lotta of em)

    nd of course nice thread jay

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    Let's get the 3rd straight boys!

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    Great Game Thread.... No Pix = No Game For me.... Big East Hoops for me I guess. Bottom Line, Knicks GOT to have this game tonight, Cleveland on Sunday, if we can get a win tonight it would decrease the sting of possibly losing to the cavs... Lets go Knicks! Got to have it!

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    This is a really good thread JJ. Stylin'! To lose this game would show just how bi-polar this team is. Surely we'll beat them by at least 10 points. We def should! I'd say that Duhon v Telfair is the big match up. I know everyone's been haggling Duhon for **** play lately, so I think this game is a big one for him to show a bit of resolve. Sweet Thread!!!!!

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    Foye is 90% sure he is gonna play according to yahoo.com. Oh well the knicks can still beat them.

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    Thanks for all the compliments! I don't think we can lose this game. The T-Wolves without Al Jefferson should be an easy win. But who knows with this team...

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    Haha great... we absolutely should win this game and potentially improve on at least one of the teams ahead of us for playoffs, this being the case these are typically the games we stink up the court for

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    Originally Posted by SLY1984
    I'm actually thrilled that its on pix. My cable is getting installed next week, so until then---> hooray for f*cking pix!!!


    Oh yeah...nice game thread, Jay.
    I like it too cause for some reason, my MSG channel is not in HD but pix is in HD

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    Thumbs up

    Nate is starting tonight.

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    not bad so far...... should be better

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    best starting 5.....i think mike is a lurker on this site

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    Larry Hughes is a cancer. His chucking sucks the life out of the teams he plays on. That is exactly why he's been traded 7 times in his career.

    Larry Hughes=Mickey Mouse

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