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Video: Style Over Substance in Kidd Hire

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By THE NEW YORK TIMES) — The hiring of Jason Kidd as head coach may be a victory in the war for New York headlines with the Knicks, but it doesn't seem to be the smartest decision, says William C. Rhoden.
  • 307 days ago
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A Selfless Star of Rare Skills Says Goodbye

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By HOWARD BECK) — Jason Kidd, who announced his retirement Monday, was a basketball savant who could dominate a game without scoring, who preferred passing to shooting and who elevated his team with his intelligence alone.
  • 318 days ago
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Once Again, the Heat Are Not the Knicks

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By HOWARD BECK) — Frank Vogel, the Pacers' coach, made it clear that coming up with defenses was more of a challenge against Miami than against the Knicks.
  • 329 days ago
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Partial Labrum Tear for Anthony

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By THE NEW YORK TIMES) — Carmelo Anthony sustained a partial tear of his his labrum late in the regular season, and the Knicks' medical staff has prescribed rest and rehabilitation for the injury.
  • 329 days ago
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Pacers’ Hill Is Working His Way Back From Concussion

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By ZACH SCHONBRUN) — The point guard, who was hurt in Game 4 against the Knicks, must complete a series of exertion exercises before being cleared to play.
  • 334 days ago
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Woodson Turns to Copeland, but Won’t Desert Kidd

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By NATE TAYLOR) — Knicks Coach Mike Woodson said Chris Copeland would get playing time early in Game 5 against the Pacers, but Jason Kidd will also continue to play.
  • 336 days ago
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J.R. Smith May Miss Game 3

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By ZACH SCHONBRUN) — The Knicks are unsure if guard J.R. Smith will be able to play in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night after Smith missed a shootaround with an undisclosed illness.
  • 341 days ago
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The Sleeve Settles In

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By STUART MILLER) — Quirks of the Game: In the N.B.A., compression sleeves protect arms and legs. Also, they look kind of cool.
  • 343 days ago
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In the N.B.A., Celebrate at Your Own Risk

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By STEVE MCPHERSON) — N.B.A. players mimic each others' celebrations and wander over the line between respect and disrespect.
  • 345 days ago
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Nine Years Later, an Uncanny Echo

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By THE NEW YORK TIMES) — If the Celtics can win at home on Friday night, they will be one victory from matching what their baseball brethren accomplished nearly a decade ago, as unthinkable as that feat was.
  • 350 days ago
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Quirks of the Game: Shooting Gets Tougher in the Playoffs

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By STUART MILLER) — Quirks of the game: With 3-pointers harder to come by for the Knicks, analysts Steve Kerr and Shaquille O'Neal differ on whether the Knicks should adjust their long-range game.
  • 350 days ago
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For Playoffs, Seven Isn’t Necessarily the Best Number

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By RODGER SHERMAN) — The N.B.A.'s best-of-seven format for the first round of the playoffs guarantees more basketball, but is that necessarily a good thing?
  • 351 days ago
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Video: The Knicks Fan Blues

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By WILLIAM C. RHODEN) — After 40 years without a championship, Knicks fans expect things to go wrong. But right now they should relax and enjoy this postseason run.
  • 352 days ago
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Video: Two Scoops of New York Basketball

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By WILLIAM C. RHODEN) — New York basketball has been down for a while, and it certainly has never had two N.B.A. title contenders. A hoops version of a subway series would be a great remedy.
  • 359 days ago
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Knicks’ Smith Said to Win Sixth Man Award

NY Times: Off the Dribble (By NATE TAYLOR) — J.R. Smith of the Knicks averaged 18.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game in 80 games this season.
  • 360 days ago
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