Notes From Knicks 99-88 Victory Over Utah

He did it again. Linsanity part 2 took place at the garden Monday night as the Knicks knocked off the Utah Jazz 99-88. The new Knicks point guard scored a career high 28 points and recorded 8 assists on the night. More impressively, Lin performed like this without both Carmelo Anthony, who strained his groin in the 1st quarter, and Amar’e Stoudemire, who missed the game due to the death of his brother. In game, Tyson Chandler spent most his minutes on the bench as he was in foul trouble all night. Given the circumstances and the opponent, Utah coming off a win over the Lakers, I thought Lin’s performance tonight was more impressive than on Saturday night. Continue reading


Knicks-Jazz: What to Watch For

Last season the Knicks were 1-1 against the Jazz. In their only post-Melo trade meeting, the Knicks dominated the Jazz 131-109 at the Garden. Tonight, Jeremy Lin will make his first career start coming off his unbelievable 25 point performance against New Jersey Saturday night. Unfortunately, Amar’e Stoudemire suffered a tragic loss this morning when his older brother, Hazell, was killed in an early morning car accident. Stoudemire has taken an indefinite leave of absence and will not play tonight.  Continue reading