Sweep Avoided: New York Knicks Beat Miami Heat

Carmelo Anthony dropped 41 points on Sunday night, carrying the New York Knickerbockers to an 89-87 victory over the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden.  The win marked the first playoff triumph for the Knicks since 2001.  Mr. Fire Extinguisher chipped in 20 and 10, serving as the appropriate Robin to ‘Melo’s Batman.  What does the…

Jeremy Lin Done for the Season

Linsanity likely came to an end (for 2012) on Saturday when we found out that the New York Knicks point guard will miss the rest of the regular season after undergoing knee surgery.  An MRI revealed that Jeremy Lin has a meniscus tear in his left knee.  Lin will have surgery to repair the damage next week and he’ll be…

The Final Four begins tomorrow

You may have noticed that Fitz and Vig have been relatively quiet on the whole March Madness scene. Lets be honest, that’s outside of our wheelhouse. I don’t see the Yankees in the Final Four, or even the Giants or Knicks representing New York. Of the actual teams left, everyone is expecting Kentucky to roll.…

Mike D’Antoni Re-signs

Mike D’Antoni has stepped down as head coach of the New York Knicks.  With the Knicks having lost 8 of their last 10 games, which happened to coincide with the return of the injured Carmelo Anthony, D’Antoni has been under heavy duress for a couple of weeks.  Linsanity saved Mike D’s job earlier this season, but Melo’s inability to join…

Knicks Struggling at .500

Cupcake city, baby!  The New York Knicks have just won back to back games against teams with a combined record of 2-13.  Beating these two softies has resulted in the Knicks reaching the .500 mark with a record of 4-4.  The offense is full of 1-1 basketball, the defense is soft (even with the addition of…

Assessment: Knicks Signing of Tyson Chandler

Knicks sign Tyson Chandler and release (but are still paying) Chauncey Billups Knicks have not hit the NBA salary cap (soft) ceiling Tyson Chandler is a nice piece of the puzzle But Chandler is being paid as though he is the final piece of a title contender Here come the parade of minimum wage signees…