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What will Jeff Hornacek’s offense look like in the post-Phil Jackson Era?

Posting and Toasting (New York Basketball Observer) — Jeff Hornacek - Phil Jackson = ??? Jeff Hornacek was the hottest coach in the NBA after his overachieving Phoenix Suns team went 48-34 in 2013-14, and deservedly so. If XXL magazine wrote about hoops instead of rap, Hornacek would have been the cover boy for the freshman class issue. The achievements of that season were modest, and the Suns narrowly missed the playoffs (albeit with 48...
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Knicks EuroBasket Roundup- 09/10/17: Kristaps Porzingis, Willy Hernangomez both win

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — On to the quarterfinals! The Latvian offensive machine continues to grind its way through Europe after de-pantsing Montenegro Sunday by the score of 100-68. Beloved unicorn Kristaps Porzingis didn’t get much in the way of field goal attempts in this game, but he didn’t really need much to get his points in the ultra-efficient Latvian O: 19 points in 22 minutes on 5-8 shooting, including...
  • 40 days ago
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Former Knick Cleanthony Early took out his frustrations on Twitter after dismissal from Greek club

Posting and Toasting (ChristianBaber) — Early posted a conversation between himself and an executive from the club which just let him go. Former Knick Cleanthony Early—Phil Jackson’s first ever draft pick!—has been dismissed from AEK B.C., the Greek team he inked a contract with quite recently. Early was last seen working out with Carmelo Anthony, Tim Hardaway Jr., and other assorted Knicks this summer. Early’s termination...
  • 41 days ago
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Knicks EuroBasket Roundup- 09/09/17: Mindaugas Kuzminskas scores 20 in Lithuania loss

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Kuz’s tournament is over. We have our first Knicks -related elimination at the 2017 EuroBasket tournament. Mindaugas Kuzminskas’s Lithuania team fell to Greece, 77-64, in the round of 16. This result was a shocker—Greece is without their best player in Giannis Antetokounmpo , and Lithuania had the second-best net rating in the tournament during the group stage (big ups to Willy...
  • 41 days ago
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Your Knicks-centric EuroBasket Group Stage Summary

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — How have Willy, Kristaps and Kuz fared over the first stage of the tournament. The EuroBasket group stage has finished, and we have separated the EuroWheat from the EuroChaff. All three current Knicks — Mindaugas Kuzminskas , Willy Hernangomez and Kristaps Porzingis —made it through to the round of 16. But before we look forward to the knockout rounds, let us take a moment to...
  • 41 days ago
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Locked on Knicks, Episode 171: Predicting win shares

Posting and Toasting (James Marceda) — Also, which Knick would you want to drink a beer with? iTunes | Stitcher | RSS Do you smell that? No, it’s not Jersey! I’ll be here all week, folks. It’s the regular season! It’s almost here! But alas, it is not here yet . For now we only have its stench to keep our nostrils flared, enticed, and I dare say aroused. As we bide time waiting for its...
  • 42 days ago
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The Knicks’ awkward recent history of acquiring other team’s former No. 1 & No. 2 picks

Posting and Toasting (MMiranda) — One team’s trash is...often New York’s, too. The surest way to build an NBA title contender is through top draft picks. High-end talent on rookie-scale contracts: what’s not to love, assuming you overlook billionaires screwing millionaire players and thousandaire fans? The Knicks have a well-earned rep for failing to be “ a model of intelligent management .” But that doesn’t mean they’re...
  • 42 days ago
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Knicks EuroBasket Roundup 9/7/17: Kristaps Porzingis, Willy Hernangomez prepare for knockout rounds

Posting and Toasting (Harrison Rahajason) — Kristaps and Willy, You’re Doing So Well Sweeties. Two Knicks played, and two Knicks excelled. Willy Hernangómez and Kristaps Porzingis had both played subpar basketball for a game or two. Their recent stat lines were absolutely affected by them constantly getting into early foul trouble. On Thursday, however, Kristaps was back to being a unicorn and Willy was back to being the center of...
  • 43 days ago
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Watch this magnificent tribute to Willy Hernangomez and Spain’s bench mob

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — El equipo B! The Spanish are still driving hard on the heels of the United States for the title of World’s No. 1 Basketball Power. The national team hasn’t had much success against America in the Olympics, but their fans and media are rapidly overtaking us when it comes to making delightful video tributes. Here we have a tribute to Spain’s second unit...or, as they are now called: el equipo...
  • 43 days ago
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Knicks Links: Dancing with the Career Role Players

Posting and Toasting (Alex Wolfe) — Also: Brandon Jennings still loves Kristaps Porzingis. Hey there guys and gals. I’ve got a few links for your dome piece today, but first, here’s a little listening material: Offseason links, they sure are something — Former Knicks coach Derek Fisher will be one of the 13 new contestants on season 25 of “Dancing with the Stars.” That show never ceases to amaze me in regards to who...
  • 44 days ago
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Knicks EuroBasket Roundup: 9/6/2017: Mindaugas Kuzminkas and Lithuania Win Group B

Posting and Toasting (Harrison Rahajason) — Kuz didn’t play much down the stretch Wednesday morning. Today was a small day of EuroKnicking, with Mindaugas Kuzminskas and SummerKnick Louis Labeyrie playing their games simultaneously this morning. Behind a 27-point performance by Toronto Raptors centre Jonas Valanciunas , Lithuania won their fourth consecutive game by taking care of Germany 89-72 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Meanwhile,...
  • 44 days ago
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Locked on Knicks, Episode 170: Eurobasket, Jabari Parker, and Frank the Yank

Posting and Toasting (James Marceda) — Confident Kuz confounds critics, catcallers, codgers, and curmudgeons. iTunes | Stitcher | RSS How are KP and the gang doing in Eurobasket and what does it mean for this season? Does Jabari Parker make sense for the Knicks? Would Milwaukee be crazy enough to trade him for Ryan Anderson’s $60 million contract? What does Frank Ntilikina rooting for the Yankees tell us...
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Knicks EuroBasket Roundup 9/5/17: Kristaps Porzingis and Willy Hernangomez both struggle

Posting and Toasting (Harrison Rahajason) — Four EuroKnicks played today and they all got big W’s. A big day of EuroKnicking was a success for all teams involved. Latvia beat Russia 84-69 (nice) to get into first place in group D. Lithuania took care of Ukraine 94-62 , to get into first place in group B. France beat Poland 78-75 to stay in second place in group A, and Spain handed Croatia its first L after beating them 79-73 ....
  • 45 days ago
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Let’s watch Latvia vs. Russia

Posting and Toasting (Jonathan Schulman) — King Kristaps versus Mount Mozgov Hey get up, let’s go! I have some advice for you: put the game on! Kristaps getting some advice from Bagatskis before facing Russia pic.twitter.com/oFSLGQ0Eoy — Alexander Chernykh (@chernykh) September 5, 2017 Check it out on ESPN 3. Don’t post illegal streams or large pictures or gifs. Let’s do it. Cuttin heads on Shved. Yack it up.
  • 46 days ago
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Knicks EuroBasket Roundup 9/4/17: Kristaps Porzingis, Willy Hernangomez keep balling

Posting and Toasting (Harrison Rahajason) — Kristaps Porzingis was pretty incredible, Willy Hernangómez wasn’t as good as his brother Harrison is Canadian, so I apologize in advance for the spelling of “Labor” — Joe Happy Labour Day! On this Labour Day, we got to see Kristaps Porzingis do Kristaps Porzingis things for Latvia and where we get to see Willy Hernangómez continue to be productive off the bench for Spain. Today, KP...
  • 46 days ago
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