3 Years Left of Carmelo Being Carmelo

There is nothing new here. Carmelo does what Carmelo does. Reactive in a moment when his mouth should be kept shut (players always lose in a battle with fans), it reinforces the perception of his immaturity. The media, aware of the exchange between Carmelo and a fan, play it up as if this somehow is…

Kristaps Porzingis: The Future Has Arrived

When the New York Knicks drafted Kristaps Porzingis with the fourth overall pick, it was with the expectation that he needed time to develop.  Instead, Porzingis hit the ground running in the league’s toughest media market.  So far, the Latvian has scored 14 points, grabbed 8 rebounds, and blocked nearly 2 shots per contest.  Porzingis…

Matt Barnes Not Ready to End Fisher Feud

“Violence is never the answer, but sometimes it is”….Matt Barnes Usually, when you call someone a snake (other than referring to Kobe Bryant as the Black Mamba) there is nothing complimentary about it. So when NBA bad boy Matt Barnes was asked about seeing Derek Fisher on Saturday, Barnes didn’t hesitate to refer to his former…

Knicks: The Team Phil Jackson Built Off to a Good Start

The New York Knicks, rebuilding while they have a superstar, leaned upon Phil Jackson to plug up a lot of holes after a dismal season and if their first night was any indication, Jackson still knows how basketball players fit. He drafted Kristaps Porzingas who everyone belittled on draft night. Porzingas, the first Knicks rookie…

It’s Summer So Carmelo Anthony Is Happy

He was smiling, radiantly. In the depths of Carmelo Anthony’s eyes there was a sense of ease, not frustration or despondency. It was as if Carmelo had been here so many times before and knew what was required and it didn’t even faze him. His face kept breaking into a helpless grin as he swallowed…