The New York Knicks have a decent shot at a little history.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31st: New York 114, Sacramento 92
– Way to go. You beat the now Westphal-less Kings by 20+. A nice argument to support Hathwell’s claim that Sac-town may have the worst squad in all of the land. Why? Well…
– The perennial candidate for “NBA’s least-inspiring” gave it to the Knicks, behind the slicing and dicing of Jose Calderon. Here’s a typical conversation amongst roommates – casual NBA fans who don’t have the League Pass but like to watch whatever NBA TV puts on (usually):
Sam: Who is playing?
Rufus: Not sure. I know it’s the Raptors and somebody.
Rufus: Uh huh.
Sam: Well, I don’t know. I think I’m gonna go to the dentist or something.
Rufus: It’s 6:00 PM. And it’s Saturday.
Sam: Yeah, I know. I’ll find one of those walk-in, weekend dentist clinics.
Rufus: Does such a thing exist?
Sam: Pretty sure. Who knows? Only one way to find out…
Rufus: Online search?
Sam: Nah. Just gonna drive around, randomly, for about 3 hours. Text me when Gametime is on…
– If I haven’t been perfectly clear, let me reiterate that I believe the Bobcats have one of the most horrifying, dull rosters in recent memory. With that in mind, losing to them – at home – doesn’t exactly speak volumes of your team’s stature. Speaking of volume, 118 points? Boris Diaw goes for 27 on 12-15 shooting? I know the “D” in D’Antoni doesn’t stand for “defense” (it actually doesn’t stand for anything – it’s just a part of his name), but come on. This was with Amar’e back and everything. “It can’t get no worse than this,” said Melo…
FRIDAY, JANUARY 6th: @Washington
SATURDAY, JANUARY 7th: @Detroit
MONDAY, JANUARY 9th: Charlotte
– Wes Lilliman