The New York Knicks are back in the playoffs for the first time since they were swept by the New Jersey Nets in 2004.
This Knick unit has been inconsistent since the February deal that brought in Carmelo Anthony from the Nuggets. They have struggled to find an identity, at times looking like a well-oiled offensive machine, and at other times looking like a bad AAU team. As they continue to grow as a unit, I see big things in the future of the New York Knicks- but who doesn’t?
Unfortunately for them, and Knicks fans who are the most ungrateful yet loyal fans int NBA, they are facing a Celtics team in the first round of this years playoffs who have played together, know their roles, and play them well.
Boston swept the season series 4 games to none. Continue reading
Categories: 2011 Playoffs, NBA
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The season is winding down and it is about time to think about who will reign supreme as the most valuable player to the NBA.
It is unfortunate for Dwight Howard that every season he takes a team full of slow, un-athletic 33 year olds to the Eastern Conference Finals but will probably never win an MVP award. I do tip my hat to the League for recognizing that he is arguably a MVP snub every year by giving him the Defensive Player of the Year award. Im sure Dwight wouldn’t mind letting him have at least one MVP for his troubles though.
LeBron sacrificed his MVP trophies when he decided to “Take his talents to South Beach.” Continue reading
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