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2,015 Questions- #1033: Will the Knicks defend the arc?

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Derek Fisher knows a thing or two about three-pointers. Might that actually help the Knicks focus on guarding the arc this season? In the beginning, there was field goal percentage. Players made shots, players missed shots, and the nerds crunched the numbers. High is good, low is bad. Any defense worth its salt focused on contesting shots, keeping their opponents' field goal percentage as low...
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An imagined conversation between Cole Aldrich and Jose Calderon about ham

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — It's August. Interior, Knicks locker room, the near future. Cole Aldrich is chatting with a team equipment manager who has long since lost interest in the conversation. Cole: But yeah, I'm done using glue to stick tires to my wall. The oatmeal just dries so much faster and it's del-- Jose Calderon enters and makes his signature "hang loose" gesture, the crowd applauds. Cole: Oh, Jose!...
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Wednesday Elephantfish

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Links! Good Wednesday, Pirates of the Caribbean. Just a couple more days until the FIBA World Cup starts and we can watch our point guards in action. Just 0 more days until I show you piping hot links to Knicks-relevant internet content. - The freshwater elephantfish are actually  a whole family of fishes, some with big "noses", most with particularly large brains and the ability to...
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2,015 Questions - #0019: How will the Knicks use the D-League?

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — They might as well make the most of their new affiliate. The P&T staff will preview the 2014-2015 with a series of questions. We made a list of 2,015 Qs (actually 2,000,015 before we narrowed it down) and will open them up for discussion one by one until the season starts. The first and most important question about the Westchester Knicks is whether you're going to play for them. The...
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Here is the Knicks' 2014 preseason schedule

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Games! That don't count! The Knicks will play some preseason games in October. Here they are: Oct. 8 @ Boston Celtics -  XL Center, Hartford, CT 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 @ Boston Celtics-  Mohegan Sun Arena, Mohegan, CT 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 vs. Toronto Raptors -  Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14 @ Philadelphia 76ers -  Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY 7:00 p.m. Oct. 20 vs. ...
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2,015 Questions - #1111: What time does Cleanthony Early wake up each day?

Posting and Toasting (MattRW) — Knicks rookie Cleanthony Early tweets the same thing upon waking up every day. At what time has this happened each day since he's joined the team? Thank God for today — Cleanthony Early (@Clearly_BallLyf) August 23, 2014 If you follow Cleanthony Early on Twitter, the above tweet is probably very familiar to you. This is the first thing Early tweets each and every day. If we...
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2,015 Questions - #869: Is JR Smith best utilized as a starter?

Posting and Toasting (Jonathan Schulman) — Questioning aloud whether JR Smith should be a full time starter for the Knicks in the 2014-15 season. The P&T staff will preview the 2014-2015 with a series of questions. We made a list of 2,015 Qs (actually 2,000,015 before we narrowed it down) and will open them up for discussion one by one until the season starts. First: Should J.R. start? - Seth Oh hey, you have a valid opinion about...
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Friday Grunions

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Links! Hi! It's me, Annette Bening, here again to show you some Knicks links. Let's get to it! - I wish I'd come across  grunions back when Glen Grunwald was in charge, but I like them just the same today. What you see above is a female grunion spawning . For a few nights, female grunions work their way up to the beach, dig their tails into the sand, and lay eggs while the males wrap...
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Thanasis Antetokounmpo wants to play for the Westchester Knicks

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — He's turned down offers overseas. Now, there are layers to this... After deciding on D-League's Westchester or Europe, Thanasis Antetokounmpo has agreed on Knicks' affiliate next season, sources tell RealGM. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 21, 2014 ...but I guess this means Thanasis Antetokounmpo turned down those offers from Italian clubs and wants to join the Westchester...
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Wednesday Dwarf Gouramis

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Links! Whoomp! We have a preseason schedule (soon, I would think) and the FIBA World Cup (10 days!) to look forward to. More immediately, we have LINKS: -  Gouramis such as  dwarf gouramis (and Siamese fighting fish) are " labyrinth fish "-- they have specialized labyrinth organs that allow them to derive oxygen from the air, so they can survive for a little while out of water. - The...
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Knicks to hire Jim Cleamons as assistant coach

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — TRIANGLE TEAM ASSEMBLEEEE Phil Jackson's coaching tree doesn't reach very far, and it's almost been reassembled on Derek Fisher's Knicks staff. Kurt Rambis is already Fisher's lead assistant, and, as many suspected would happen, Jim Cleamons is joining as well: Former Lakers, Bucks assistant Jim Cleamons to join Knicks coach Derek Fisher's staff, reunites with NY president Phil Jackson,...
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Check out this unpublished 1970s Walt Frazier Time Magazine cover

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — A beautiful, unseen painting from the end of Clyde's career Doug Johnson is a  legendary illustrator most prolific in the '60s, '70s, and '80s. You might recognize his work from some famous  Judas Priest album covers . Our dear P&T friend Norman Hathaway visited Johnson's studio last week and the two were rummaging through storage when they found this: A little background from Norman:...
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Thanasis Antetokounmpo to attend Knicks training camp?

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Or will he accept an overseas offer? From Sportando : Thanasis Antetokounmpo decided to turn down for now all the offers arrived from European clubs, because he will attend Knicks' training camp, source told Sportando. The Greek player has received two offers from Italian clubs: Avellino and Varese. Last we heard, Thanasis  was deciding between the D-League and one of those overseas...
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Friday Giant Pangasius Catfishes

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Links! Hi! I hope you're having a good Friday so far. My Friday's been fine, all things considered. If you'd like to see some links to internet things about the Knicks , consult the words further down this web page. -  Giant pangasius catfishes , like several of their Mekong Delta neighbors, are very big, very cool, very endangered swimfriends. And they're not sharks. Not at all. They just...
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Here is the Knicks' 2014-15 schedule

Posting and Toasting (WScottD) — Basketball games! Again! The NBA just dropped the 2014-15 team-by-team schedules, and it appears the Knicks will play 82 games this season . They will play 41 home games and 41 road games. Intrigued yet? Let's dive a little deeper into the details. - The Knicks will open the season at home on Wednesday, October 29 against the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls, if healthy, are pretty scary this year,...
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