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Why Won’t Any NBA Teams Sign Lance Stephenson?

Published on: 11th August, 2016

Two years ago, it would’ve seemed inconceivable that Lance Stephenson would be out of the NBA. According to reports, that may be his reality. In the summer of 2014, Lance Stephenson was a 23-year-old coming off of an All-Star caliber season, averaging 13.8 points and a team-leading 7.2 rebounds and 4.6 assists for the 56-win Indiana […]

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Draymond Green Suspended For Pivotal Game 5 of NBA Finals

Published on: 12th June, 2016

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Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green is suspended for Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night after he was assessed a flagrant foul 1 by the league for his actions in Game 4. The play in question came with less than three minutes left in Golden State’s 108-97 win over the Cavaliers on Friday, […]

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Pacers Coach Vogel Feels For Stephenson

Published on: 7th March, 2015

Pacers Coach Vogel Feels For Stephenson  | read this item

New York — One would have thought that Lance Stephenson had the world by the proverbial you know what, going into the 2014-15 NBA season. He had completed the best season of his NBA life last year as a key component of the Eastern Conference champion Indiana Pacers. With free agency kooming and his first […]

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Brian Shaw Never Had A Chance in Denver

Published on: 4th March, 2015

Brian Shaw Never Had A Chance in Denver  | read this item

Brian Shaw was never really the coach of the Denver Nuggets. He was the baby sitter or the substitute teacher, holding a position that was never going to be his until either the kids started to cooperate or he was given a new group of kids. During his nearly two seasons in Denver, Shaw spent […]

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Warriors, Playing Fourth Game in Five Nights, Cruise to Win Over Knicks

Published on: 8th February, 2015

Warriors, Playing Fourth Game in Five Nights, Cruise to Win Over Knicks  | read this item

Two teams, going in vastly different directions met tonight at Madison Square Garden. The Golden State Warriors, with an NBA-best season record of 38-8, played the New York Knickerbockers, who came in with an NBA-worst record of 10–40. You couldn’t get two teams more diametrically-opposed than these two. The big winner in this matchup tonight […]

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Knicks Free Agents Changing Outlook of A (Still) Miserable Season

Published on: 24th January, 2015

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Knicks Free Agents Changing Outlook of A (Still) Miserable Season  | read this item

Langston Galloway earned a second 10-day contract New York — Nobody thinks for a second that the current New York Knicks roster configuration of  nobodies, wannabe’s, hang around’s and Carmelo are going to continue to win games, as they’ve done in their last three outings. But Derek Fisher and his motley crue are threatening to […]

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Tyson Chandler Dominates Knicks in Return to Garden

Published on: 17th December, 2014

Tyson Chandler Dominates Knicks in Return to Garden  | read this item

New York — Sometimes, change is a good thing for people and for organizational entities. Sometimes, its absolutely imperative, for the better good of all concerned parties. And then, there are other times when change is conducted impetuously, driven not by rational thought but by egocentric motivations which of course, usually leads to just damned […]

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Another Game, Another Loss for Fisher/Jackson Regime

Published on: 8th December, 2014

Another Game, Another Loss for Fisher/Jackson Regime  | read this item

The Portland Trailblazers came to Madison Square Garden tonight a confident, athletic team with a core of young stars who’ve been together now for multiple seasons. In other words, they are the opposite of the Knicks. Once again, as has been the pattern in the Knicks recent spate of losses, the game came down to […]

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Mandel’s Musings -Knicks Playing for Next Year

Published on: 7th December, 2014

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Having a weak team in -New York has hurt the NBA  | read this item

If it wasn’t obvious prior to the 2014-15 NBA season that teams like the Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pistons, and the New York Knicks were not going to be competitive, or even try to be, it should have hit home with fans of these teams by now as the NBA season approaches the quarter mark. These […]

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Mandel’s Musings – NY Sports – Something is Amiss in the Abyss

Published on: 3rd December, 2014

Mandel's Musings - NY Sports - Something is Amiss in the Abyss  | read this item

What’s going on around here? Am I imagining professional sports in this town is so deeply in the dumps that the city’s nickname will be changed to “New York, New York – a town so great, you have to say it twice – and then realize its’ sports teams all suck.” Catchy, huh? Watching tonight’s […]

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