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GameThread: KP and Enes must step up today (vs Lakers)
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Gudris
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12/12/2017  9:25 AM
The Los Angeles Lakers rank No. 1 in the NBA in points in the paint per game at 54.5. It’s only fitting that, on the other end of the floor, the New York Knicks rank No. 2 in the Association in points allowed in the paint per contest at 39.5.

With the best interior scoring team in the NBA going up against the second-best interior defense in the Association, something has to give.

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EnySpree
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12/12/2017  9:33 AM
If the Knicks are the second best interior defense.... then somebody needs some high praise... kudos at least. You don't rank #2 just because if shot blocking. Nice team effort....

Now if we could only stop guys from getting wide open looks at the 3 point line

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12/12/2017  10:53 AM
EnySpree wrote:If the Knicks are the second best interior defense.... then somebody needs some high praise... kudos at least. You don't rank #2 just because if shot blocking. Nice team effort....

Now if we could only stop guys from getting wide open looks at the 3 point line

From what I’ve been able to observe the Knicks respond so aggressively to stopping penetration that team’s abuse them with kick outs for 3’s. Also guys like Kanter, KP, KOQ and Beasley don’t move quickly enough to get out to 3pt shooters. IMO they are the usual culprits when it comes to missed rotations.

The thing is Jeff goes with more mobile units at the end of games which tends to result in better defense.

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12/12/2017  11:14 AM
nixluva wrote:
EnySpree wrote:If the Knicks are the second best interior defense.... then somebody needs some high praise... kudos at least. You don't rank #2 just because if shot blocking. Nice team effort....

Now if we could only stop guys from getting wide open looks at the 3 point line

From what I’ve been able to observe the Knicks respond so aggressively to stopping penetration that team’s abuse them with kick outs for 3’s. Also guys like Kanter, KP, KOQ and Beasley don’t move quickly enough to get out to 3pt shooters. IMO they are the usual culprits when it comes to missed rotations.

The thing is Jeff goes with more mobile units at the end of games which tends to result in better defense.

Thomas does it all the time. He's way more concerned with the paint even when guys are already there handling it.

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LivingLegend
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12/12/2017  11:47 AM
EnySpree wrote:If the Knicks are the second best interior defense.... then somebody needs some high praise... kudos at least. You don't rank #2 just because if shot blocking. Nice team effort....

Now if we could only stop guys from getting wide open looks at the 3 point line

You are right on the somebody needs high praise piece.

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12/12/2017  4:26 PM
I believe we were similarly situated with KP and Robin Lopez. Melo factors in no doubt.
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12/12/2017  6:06 PM
In hindsight. Lakers should have kept Russell traded down and drafted Frank probably would have even been able to unload Deng's contract in the process. And found another way to land Kuzma if not being able to land a 2nd late first off trading down.

Russell, Frank, Clarkson, Kuzma, Ingram would have offered a lot of flexibility for Walton.

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12/12/2017  7:17 PM
where's scorebot
Nixluva is posting triangle screen grabs, even when nobody asks - Fishmike. LOL So are we going to reference that thread like the bible now? "The thread of Wroten Page 14 post 9" - EnySpree
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12/12/2017  7:20 PM
game is on espn
Nixluva is posting triangle screen grabs, even when nobody asks - Fishmike. LOL So are we going to reference that thread like the bible now? "The thread of Wroten Page 14 post 9" - EnySpree
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12/12/2017  7:22 PM
Q1 6:30
NYK 9 LAL 13
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12/12/2017  7:24 PM
Q1 5:21
NYK 16 LAL 13
Gudris
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12/12/2017  7:25 PM
KP 40+ today ? :0
Cartman718
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12/12/2017  7:25 PM
KP getting back to form! lonnng range 3s
Nixluva is posting triangle screen grabs, even when nobody asks - Fishmike. LOL So are we going to reference that thread like the bible now? "The thread of Wroten Page 14 post 9" - EnySpree
ScoreBot
12/12/2017  7:28 PM
Q1 4:01
NYK 16 LAL 16
CrushAlot
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12/12/2017  7:28 PM
What an awesome sequence. Kanter is all heart.
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ScoreBot
12/12/2017  7:30 PM
Q1 2:08
NYK 18 LAL 20
ScoreBot
12/12/2017  7:32 PM
Q1 1:28
NYK 20 LAL 23
ScoreBot
12/12/2017  7:34 PM
Q1 8.0
NYK 25 LAL 29
Cartman718
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12/12/2017  7:34 PM
dont you love it when breen sings praises of the opposing team
Nixluva is posting triangle screen grabs, even when nobody asks - Fishmike. LOL So are we going to reference that thread like the bible now? "The thread of Wroten Page 14 post 9" - EnySpree
ScoreBot
12/12/2017  7:36 PM
Q1 0.0
NYK 25 LAL 29
GameThread: KP and Enes must step up today (vs Lakers)

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