Posts Tagged ‘New York Knicks’

The Waiting Game: 5 NBA Games To Eagerly Anticipate

Chicken wings. Beer. Burgers. Franks. Rivalry games. Sunday Night Football. Monday Night Football. If you’re like me, a warm, fuzzy feeling just shot down your body. Football season is back, and with it comes six months of planned weekend activities. But with it being football season, it’s...
August 11th, 2014 | Basketball, J. Tinsley | Read More

Everybody’s Getting Dunked On In The Knicks Vs. Mavericks Summer League Game

Hey guys, if you didn’t know, LeBron James is going to take his talents back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Everybody’s talking about it. This is life in 2014, where our lives can be totally consumed by keeping your eyes on Twitter and Facebook and figuring out the rest of your life later....
July 11th, 2014 | Basketball, Ed The Sports Fan | Read More

20 Years A Poster: The Day Scottie Pippen Met Patrick Ewing At The Mountaintop

So what we’re a day late. There are dunks. Then there are dunks you’ll tell your grandkids about. This is the latter. John Starks’ face says it all. It sounds morbid, but Google “Ed The Sports Fan Obituary.” The truth is, Ed’s become sort of an Internet icon for...
May 21st, 2014 | Basketball, J. Tinsley | Read More

On The NBA’s Mid-Card Stars And Helping Teams Get Over The Hump

For a long time, it seemed as if the Oklahoma City Thunder was a lock to start winning titles. The same could have been said about the Chicago Bulls a few years ago when Derrick Rose was tearing up the league with explosive play. The New York Knicks made a splash but were never really considered a contender,...
May 14th, 2014 | Basketball, Bull City | Read More

The Acceptance Of LeBron’s Good Decision On Taking His Talents To South Beach

I get so tired of hearing people talking about how LeBron chose to play alongside Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. It’s not like they are carrying him to anything. They are role players on a team led by King James. I’m not a LeBron stan to say the least. I am a Knicks fan. A Knicks fan who wishes he...
April 23rd, 2014 | Basketball, Bull City | Read More

Let’s All Laugh As Amar’e Stoudemire Says He Wants To Be A New York Knick Forever

There are plenty of things that I want to have in my life forever. In fact, I’ll be sure to give you a list of things I can immediately think of that I want to have forever. As of right now, let’s all snicker a bit as Amar’e Stoudemire recently talked about his pending future with...
March 21st, 2014 | Basketball, Ed The Sports Fan | Read More

Starting Lineups: Joakim Noah Is The Best Center In The NBA (And It’s Not Even Close)

It’s been stated on this very site that the elite big men in the NBA have gone missing, but I think it’s time to re-examine that issue. Are the days of big men getting 30 points and 15 rebounds on a nightly basis gone forever? Probably, but the game has also evolved a bit, and big men are...
March 3rd, 2014 | Basketball, Ed The Sports Fan | Read More

Carmelo Anthony’s Race Against Time

Long known as one of the NBA’s premier scorers, Carmelo Anthony finds himself at an extremely delicate point in his career.  The lights in Madison Square Garden operate under a different temperature. Beaming from the arena’s highest crevices to every conceivable angle barreling downward,...
February 26th, 2014 | Basketball, Columns, J. Tinsley, Sports | Read More

QOTD: Why Should Carmelo Anthony Stay In New York?

The majority of this NBA season I have been sitting from afar, watching, listening and taking in criticism of my New York Knickerbockers from the adamantium bleachers. Watching my team play has been frustrating. It doesn’t look like the Knicks have a ton of skill most nights, and their successes have...
January 27th, 2014 | Basketball, Bull City | Read More

Jordan Brand And Carmelo Anthony Celebrate 10 Years Of Releases With The Jordan Melo M10

By Esau Howard / @easystylez Despite the struggles that Carmelo Anthony has been going through all season with the New York Knicks, his relationship with Jordan Brand is well intact. With the release of his 10th shoe with the sneaker franchise nearly upon us, Jordan Brand is pulling out the stops to...
December 16th, 2013 | Basketball, Kicks & Gear, The Fam | Read More

Starting Lineups: The New York Knicks Are Officially Outside Their Minds

The New York Knicks are 3-6 on the season, and things aren’t looking good for the boys who play in the world’s greatest arena, Madison Square Garden. Here are some words from their fearless leader, Carmelo Anthony on their current struggles: We’re not getting it done from an effort standpoint....
November 18th, 2013 | Basketball, Ed The Sports Fan | Read More

For The Love Of Basketball And Why This NBA Season Matters

With the return of a new NBA season, love is in the air. Even if said love brings its fair share of frustrations, heartaches and hurdles. The love of basketball is just like any other abnormal relationship. Because as we all know, a “normal relationship” is the greatest oxymoron ever written. I’ve spoken...
October 29th, 2013 | Basketball, J. Tinsley | Read More

Frustrations, Revelations And Reflections Of A Sports Fan

It’s been a while since I have put ink to paper to pound out my thoughts on sports of any kind. In all honesty, I was starting to give up hope on sports in general as the recycling of coaches and players in a system of ineptitude continued to evolve. Reaching my apocalyptic state on the world of sports...
October 18th, 2013 | Bull City, Et cetera | Read More

Podcast: Bring It To The Altar – The NBA Playoffs Edition

There were a lotta sad souls on the recent edition of the UC Show. However, they still gave us quality insight, starting with Till. The man called in to give us some analysis on what is ailing the New York Knicks against the Indiana Pacers. He was pretty much impossible to rattle, which is a testament...
May 16th, 2013 | Basketball, The Fam | Read More

Podcast: The Dominance Of Floyd Mayweather, NBA Playoff Talk, And The Mark Of A New Beginning

On the recent edition of The UC Show, the three amigos spoke about the dominance of Floyd Mayweather, as he showed the world last Saturday night that there is still no blueprint to beat him. Tinsley took the mantle and voiced his thoughts on Money Mayweather as Kenny and Ed chimed in as well. As the...
May 9th, 2013 | The Fam, The UC Show | Read More

The Ebbs And Flows Of Knicks Fandom

By Johnathan Tillman / @thetillshow (I began this immediately after Game 6.) I am a 49ers fan. I watched that team lose painfully in consecutive years, within reach of the Lombardi Trophy. I saw them lose and did not watch a sports broadcast for days. I say all that to say this: I have never felt like...
May 6th, 2013 | Basketball, The Fam | Read More

Book Review: ‘Earl the Pearl: My Story’

For so many players in the past 30-plus years, he was the father to their styles. He brought the improvised creativity from the South Philadelphia playgrounds to the rigidity of the college and pro game. He was part of the “Rolls Royce backcourt” that was known for its flair on the hardwood and...
April 26th, 2013 | A Sports Scribe, Basketball, The Book Club | Read More

The Liberation Of Earl Smith III

J.R. Smith, the newly crowned Sixth Man of the Year, is on the postseason scene for all to see. There are people who have thrown shade his way, people who have come for my head for my disgust with the Eastern Conference coaches for leaving him off of the All-Star roster, and people who had once labeled...
April 24th, 2013 | Basketball, Soul On Ice | Read More

Podcast: Don’t Let Derrick Rose Eye-Ball Your Chick In The 6th Grade

On this edition of The Unsportsmanlike Conduct Show, we’re fortunate to have special guests Sherm from Chicago’s WGCI show The Morning Riot and 17-time All-Raphael De La Ghetto nominee Johnathan “Till Show” Tillman, join the crew for shenanigans and tomfoolery. Did you ever...
April 11th, 2013 | Basketball, The Fam, The UC Show | Read More

The Monday Morning Script: A Second-By-Second Breakdown Of The Canada Vs. Mexico Fight

There’s a lot that happens in sports during the weekend, and it’s our job here at TSFJ to make sure you’re caught up. Stick to the script on Mondays with us, as we attempt to make sure that your watercooler chatter is as thorough as that bunt single that caused chaos between two countries...
March 11th, 2013 | Baseball, The Fam | Read More