Notes From Knicks 100-98 Win Over Minnesota

Unlike the previous Lin miracles, tonights victory was a struggle throughout the game. Minnesota is a good, deep team and their depth hurt the Knicks tonight. Derrick Williams and JJ Barea hurt the Knicks tonight coming off the T’Wolves bench. Jeremy Lin struggled in the 2nd half but still finished with 20 points and 8 assists. With the Knicks trailing, Steve Novak hit a clutch 3 to tie the game before the Knicks bore down defensively and won the game on a Lin free throw. Continue reading

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Knicks-Timberwolves: What to Watch For

I cannot wait for tonights game. How many times has anyone said that about a Knicks-Timberwolves game? Jeremy Lin has been absolutely amazing in his three starts as a Knick. Lin scored 38 points en route to leading the Knicks to a 92-85 victory over the hated Lakers. Tonight, the Knicks bring a 4 game winning streak into Minnesota against an upstart Timberwolves team. Continue reading

Notes From Knicks 92-85 Win Over Los Angeles

Linsanity struck once again Friday night as the shorthanded Knicks knocked off the Los Angeles Rapers┬áLakers 92-85 at the worlds most famous arena. The Black Mamba was upstaged by the Yellow Mamba, Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin. Critics predicted Lin would struggle against the size and supposed “skill” of the Laker defense. Instead, Lin thrived and recorded a career high 38 points to go along with 10 assists. Kobe Bryant however forgot how to pass and shot just 10/28 from the floor. He had 34 points but he was ineffective for most of the game. Landry Fields and Iman Shumpert did a great job suffocating Bryant all night. Tyson Chandler (more on him later) did a fantastic job on Andrew “I’m not the best center in the league” Bynum, holding the supposedly skilled center to 3 points on 1/8 shooting. Continue reading