Feels good to look at the schedule and feel like we have a legit shot every night. I believe we can compete with anyone right now. Our patience as Knicks fans is starting to pay off.. Congrats sons!
damn our next 3 games are highly winnable, this team is getting confidence and i think the motor is just about ready to start goin'. they're picking up momentum and things are looking good right now.
i know were not a defensive juggernaut but we dont have to be to be competitive we rank 15th right now in overall defense, thats something. and so long as were getting stops when we need them i dont see a problem. would i like to allow less points and be a more feared defensive team? sure. but were getting the job done.
everyones settled in on offense knows their roles and dont mind rolling over and letting another guy dominate so long as we win. this team is coming together by the game; win or lose.
we can play with anyone right now. and teams shouldn't take us lightly, cause they will get pounded if they do. i have a feeling this team will fair a lot better in that "december stretch" then people think
btw STAT 4 MVP
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I am giving everyone high 5's tonight, New York is legit. I'm real proud to be a Knicks fan tonight. If we can win on the road against a real Western Conference team, while getting an off night from Gallo (Get used to this one being amazingly mediocre) and Chandler we can ball with anyone.
Yeah not great nights from Gallo or Chandler but what more can you expect, Hornets are a tough defensive team.
Luckily Amar'e like always bails us out. This is why he's better than Lee...
Honestly i'm sure CP3 has been saying "oh yeah these Knicks are real to his teamates"...but i think after this game was over, he has our utmost respect. He has to think we are better then he thought. He sure looked frustrated a bit tonight
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Someone would have excpected this at the start of the season ?
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I cant wait till we play them. I hope we get a huge game from Gallo when we do. Keep Lebron out the paint while STAT busts Bosh ass!! LoL
Originally Posted by kukoc7
This is exactly why STAT is better than Lee.
I loved watching Lee play, and I wish him the best, I will always be a fan of his...BUT...STAT willed us to a win last night. That's what truly great players do. They get their team wins b/c they simply refuse to lose. Did Lee put up numbers like this sometimes? Yes, but many times in a losing effort.
Lee is a good player I have much respect for him.
But STAT has "IT", the undefinable ability to just go out there and win a basketball game b/c he just wants it more.
I expect Williams to get more playing time. Apparently in practice he is the team's best three point shooter and he is smooth, athletic, and does have a very nice looking shot. He will cut into Gallo's and Chandler's time.
I remain a Gallo fan and perhaps competition from Williams will be good for him. Notice that he promptly dropped his two successive three pointers after Williams made two of his. But Gallo is a terrible finisher at the rim. He ends up taking awkward shots rather than powering them through. Although he is 6'10" he is relatively useless in the paint. He has got to get stronger.
It does seem that Gallo's principal job is to stand in the corner and create space. As a result he is rarely in position to get an offensive rebound and he does not get the ball enough in a position which provides options for shots or assists. Chandler and Felton will take shots rather than pass to an open Gallo.
We are going to have some pleasant rotation problems when Azubuike gets healthy.
I am really enjoying the Knicks as a "team."
Did I miss something in the preseason or our first 19 regular season games?
Who is Shawn Williams? I thought his name was 15th player on the roster,
u know the guy u expect to get playingtime at the end of the season.
Suprise! Sr. Prize!
Shawn Williams only log in 4 minutes per game in 2 games this regular season......
We go on the road to play a New Orleans team that is 8-1 at home, and our
dum celebrity coach Damnphony goes back to using his small 7-Man rotation
with a new player we havnt seen play added in the rotation as the 7th man.
To all our suprise this new player Shawn Williams had a great performance in
New Orleans adding great defense, rebounding, and shooting 5-7 in fga hitting
3-4 from the 3-ball line for an outstanding performance. Mr. Sir-Prize Shawn
Williams took big advantage of his first oportunity at receiving some decent
Great Knick WIN..... WTF was up with CP3?
Felton is finally gellin with Amare on offense looking good in the scoring
department, Felton only task now is to get the rest of his teammates
into the offense too. What was up with CP3 in this game???
I did not expect this win but I will take it. I dont want to see any more 7-man
rotation in the regular season.
Especially in the month of December...
Do you even realize how retarded this makes you sound? It's like criticising a player for going one on one instead of passing to the open man when he actually nailed the shot. You shouldn't do that.
Originally Posted by Kiyaman
Let it go
Stop the bloody foolishness..... Stat wants to play at center the remainder of
Originally Posted by KBlack25
his career, while Lee wants to be the natural PF his overall skills allow him to be. Big Difference in players and their positions!
David Lee never had the "PG-Douglas/SG-Fields/SF-Chandler" defensive
lineup pressuring oponents at every wimp of the game. Celebrity coach
Dumphony had 6.8 Chandler at SG defending PG for two seasons with Lee.
If u dont think those 3-players defensive tactics at their original positions
has not taken a big load of pressure off of Amare & Felton than u are
not paying attention to the Knicks defensive end STOPS!!!
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LMAO .. kiyaman don't forget to mention how great david lee was on defense .. Defensive POY
Originally Posted by Kiyaman
Lets be more realistic
I wonder what your comment would be if Shawn Williams did not add such a great performance. Or if N.O. highest scorer David West wouldve played his average 33 mpg last night?
I like the Knicks win last night but..... the Celtics beating a Laker team without Kobe or Gasol is ...................