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Grading The Deal: Thunder Acquire Carmelo Anthony

by Keith P Smith

Sep 23, 2017 9:36 PM

The only way a team can hope to beat Golden State is by reasonably matching their versatility. Before this trade, the Thunder couldn't do that. Maybe they can now Read more »

Tags: New York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA

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Atlantic Division Offseason Review

by Keith P Smith

Sep 19, 2017 9:19 PM

Breaking down the short-term and long-term grades for the offseason moves of the Celtics, Knicks, Nets, 76ers and Raptors. Read more »

Tags: Boston Celtics, New York Knicks, Philadelphia Sixers, Toronto Raptors, Brooklyn Nets, NBA

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Thirty Futures: New York Knicks

by Colin McGowan

Sep 18, 2017 6:30 PM

Kristaps Porzingis is only 22, and too skilled not be an impactful player, but he might be the last of a breed of stretch fives that barely existed in the first place. Read more »

Tags: Kristaps Porzingis, New York Knicks, NBA

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Carmelo Anthony's Third Act

by Colin McGowan

The way we think now, Carmelo Anthony is a remarkable talent whose best years were squandered primarily on unremarkable teams. But turn that logic over in your head and let it settle into a fresh orientation: is beauty, rare as it is, ever really wasted? Read more »
2017 Summer League Notes On All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

Notes and observations on all 30 NBA teams from how they evaluated their offseason moves and what they saw from their Summer League prospects. Read more »
The Knicks Could Choose Not To Knick Their Way To Decadent Mediocrity

by Colin McGowan

New York would hypothetically be a place good players would want to play if the franchise wasn't trapped in a perpetual cycle of erecting waterfalls and speeding over the edge of them. Read more »
2017 NBA Offseason Preview: New York Knicks

by Keith P Smith

No matter what the Knicks do, the plan has to be to put pieces around Kristaps Porzingis. With Carmelo Anthony likely on his way out, nothing matters more than the development of their new franchise centerpiece. Read more »
Ten-Year Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

Beyond strictly looking at wins and losses, net rating gives a clear picture of team performance. The following infographics show the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2017 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams, Version 4.0

by Keith P Smith

With the NBA Trade Deadline behind us and rosters locked in for the most part, it is time for an updated look at what all 30 teams cap space picture looks likes for the summer of 2017. Read more »
How The Political Climate Impacts Perception Of Knicks, Bulls

by John Wilmes

As the NBA reacts to an increasingly chaotic society outside that bubble, though, and pushes back on the forms that cultural madness takes within its own world, it plays a relevant role in the ongoing American identity crisis. Read more »
Eastern Conference Buyers & Sellers At The Trade Deadline

by Keith P Smith

While the Knicks, Bulls, Hawks and Heat could be either buyers or sellers, there are a number of teams in the East that will be aggressive at the deadline. Read more »
The NBA's No-Man's Land: New York Knicks

by Brett Koremenos

The Knicks should look to move Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose, which would put Kristaps Porzingis through the developmental experience of being at the top of opponent scouting reports and also allocate more minutes to their young prospects. Read more »
Carmelo Anthony Need Not Heed Our Desires

by Colin McGowan

Athletes do what's best for themselves and we deal with the consequences of those decisions. We get Carmelo Anthony wasting his supreme, waning talent on a spiraling Knicks team, alternately engaged and checked out, relishing crunchtime duty and the off-court benefits of his job. Read more »
A Future For Derrick Rose If He Realizes His Own Limitations

by Colin McGowan

If there's one thing we understand about Derrick Rose after all he's been through-and put us through-it's that he doesn't see himself the way the rest of the world does. But he can't get away with that for much longer. Read more »
Derrick Rose's Game Of Myths

by John Wilmes

Now a singular NBA pariah, unfathomably facing a summer in which he'll have a hard time finding an eight-figure contract, Derrick Rose's fall has never lost touch with his rugged individualist streak that could only be forged in the American nadir, in order to escape the American nadir. Read more »
2016 Year-End NBA Team Portfolio Rankings

by Christopher Reina

The Warriors and Cavaliers remain atop our year-end rankings but there's considerable change behind them, most notably the Raptors, Bucks and 76ers. Read more »
Phil Jackson And The Loss Of His Holistic Touch

by John Wilmes

Phil Jackson, a previously untouchable uncle of the game, is an early casualty in the NBA's version of the cultural sea change challenging everything right now. Read more »
Five Question Season Preview: Atlantic Division

by Brett Koremenos

On Al Horford's impact on an already good Boston defense, how the Knicks can move away from the Triangle, whether the Nets should keep Brook Lopez, how Toronto will replace Bismack Biyombo and Brett Brown's Spurs-style offense with Philadelphia. Read more »
Revisiting The Top-5 Of The 2015 NBA Draft

by Rafael Uehara

A lot has changed for Karl-Anthony Towns, D'Angelo Russell, Jahlil Okafor, Kristaps Porzingis and Mario Hezonja since they were drafted just over a year ago. Read more »
Thirty Futures: New York Knicks

by Colin McGowan

What else were the Knicks going to do? Don't answer that with the part of your brain that understands roster construction and cap strategy; use the part that knows what the Knicks are and what they seem bound by some cosmic law to always be. Read more »