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Knicks-centric guide to Hanukkah starring your favorite Jewish ballers, Amar'e Stoudemire & Chris Smith

Posting and Toasting (chiniqua) — It’s lit! Why is this night different from all other nights? Wait, sorry, let me try again. Tonight, to celebrate the first night of Chanukah, Knick demi-legend and greatest living Jewish basketball player Amar’e Stoudemire will return to the Garden to light the MSG Menorah. This sounds like a euphemism but is not: Knicks are hosting Hanukkah night on Tuesday vs. LAL. Amar’e...
  • 6 days ago
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Locked on Knicks, Episode 222 - Kristaps scores 30, Ron and Frank steal the show, Enes toughs it out

Posting and Toasting (James Marceda) — When is a bad win a good win? On today’s ‘sode I break down the top memes from the victory over the Hawks, including Kristaps’ 30-point performance, Ron and Frank’s defensive effort, Hornacek’s lineup decisions and MORE! Listen! (Also, if you missed Episode 221, where I outline each team in the Atlantic division’s most hateable player, listen to that, too!)
  • 6 days ago
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Enes Kanter, mighty warrior, played Sunday despite showing up to the game on crutches

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — The Janissary! Enes Kanter is a one-man inspiration squad. The Knicks ’ center showed up to Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Hawks on crutches after hurting his hip in Saturday’s loss to the Chicago Bulls . Nevertheless, he took the court for the opening tip and played 18 minutes in the Knicks’ win, scoring 8 points and adding 5 rebounds. Listen to Kanter describe his night and then...
  • 7 days ago
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Knicks 111, Hawks 107: ‘I love the crowd applauding Beasley fouling out’

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Surprisingly fun for such a sloppy game. The New York Knicks are in a weird position, roster-wise. Everybody knows about their glut of well-paid centers, but there is also a logjam at the guard position, with players like Tim Hardaway Jr. , Courtney Lee , Jarrett Jack , Frank Ntilikina , Ron Baker , Damyean Dotson all deserving of minutes based on their play and/or promise. The...
  • 7 days ago
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Knicks 111, Hawks 107: Scenes from the return of small-ball

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Two-PG lineups, even! The New York Knicks were forced into some small-ball lineups by the Atlanta Hawks , an injury to Enes Kanter , and straight-up common sense. And it worked! The Knicks worked Atlanta over with a group including Ron Baker , Frank Ntilikina , Jarrett Jack , Doug McDermott and Lance Thomas. The game got wonky at the end thanks to some fouling, but New York managed...
  • 7 days ago
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Bulls 104, Knicks 102: ‘Bad team > bad road team’

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Crap. Just how bad are the Knicks on the road, exactly? Perhaps we’ve yet to completely plum the depths of their road incompetence, but Saturday night’s loss to the Bulls certain felt like rock bottom at the time. Not only were the Bulls playing the second night of a back-to-back, they are simply not good at the playing of the basketball. You could sense it during the third quarter, when...
  • 8 days ago
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Bulls 104, Knicks 102: Scenes from a Windy City heartbreaker

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Ew. The New York Knicks ’ quest to go 1-40 on the road this season continues. The ‘Bockers climbed out of an early 13-point hole against a ghastly Bulls team playing the second night of a back-to-back and took a slight lead in the fourth quarter. Just when a good team would step on the throat of their prey, however, the Knicks got outworked and outsmarted by Chicago as the Bulls pulled...
  • 8 days ago
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Wassup in Westchester: Xavier Rathan-Mayes notches franchise’s first triple-double

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Xavier Rathan-A-Mayes-Ing! The Westchester Knicks staged a late comeback to defeat the Texas Legends, 116-112. The big story on the night was Xavier Rathan-Mayes , who notched the first triple-double in franchise history with 12 points, 11 assists, and 10 rebounds. But it was a group effort, as three players (Rathan-Mayes, Luke Kornet , Isaiah Hicks ) recorded double-doubles, while ...
  • 9 days ago
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Locked on Knicks, Episode 220: Social media review, pop quiz, and Grizzlies memes

Posting and Toasting (James Marceda) — w/China! On today’s show I’m joined by P&T favorite China to talk about what the Knicks are doing on social media. Which Knick is the best follow? Do any of them have corny, Melo-esque hashtags? ALSO: China gives me a POP QUIZ on Knicks trivia then makes her case for why the Knicks should be tanking. I close out the ‘sode by recapping the top memes from the Knicks’ victory over...
  • 10 days ago
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Learning to appreciate Jarrett Jack, starting NBA point guard

Posting and Toasting (zachdiluzio) — This is not supposed to work. Jarrett Jack is an interesting player within the context of this Knicks squad. That's a sentence I would have laughed two months ago. At that point, it appeared Jack was on his way out of the NBA; he was 34, had suffered two consecutive season ending knee injuries, and wasn't even on a roster LAST season until February . Jack was unsigned all summer, and...
  • 11 days ago
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Knicks 99, Grizzlies 88: In which I only have nice things to say about Michael Beasley

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — I’m just as surprised as you are! Some semblance of normalcy appeared to hover around our beloved New York Knicks Wednesday night. Sure, Tim Hardaway Jr. was on the bench in a walking boot, but the Unicorn himself, Kristaps Porzingis , returned to the starting lineup. And, as they have done more often than not with Kristaps this season, the Knicks defeated the Memphis Grizzlies ,...
  • 11 days ago
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Knicks 99, Grizzlies 88: Scenes from a fun night

Posting and Toasting (Alex Wolfe) — KP didn’t play great, yet the Knicks still won and were fun! You’d be excused if the Tim Hardaway Jr. injury news earlier kinda took the wind out of your Knicks sails. But, tonight, the Knicks were out to prove that they might still be alright, and they made a nice little comeback from a first-half deficit to beat the Grizz, 99-88. Yes indeed, tonight was a fun one all around. Let’s take a...
  • 11 days ago
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Locked on Knicks, Episode 219: Stealth tanking with Beasley, KP appreciation, Pacers post-mortem

Posting and Toasting (James Marceda) — Do the Knicks care that Michael Beasley is bad? Michael Beasley hasn’t been great, but is it possible his offense has been just as bad as his defense? AND FURTHERMORE, is it possible the Knicks don’t care ? The Knicks need KP (duh!), but how much better are they when he’s around than when he isn’t? Can something like that be measured with our current technology? Is it beyond the grasp...
  • 12 days ago
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Tim Hardaway Jr. will miss at least 2 weeks with lower leg injury

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Boo, legs! Have you ever noticed how the Knicks don’t seem to be very good without the services of Kristaps Porzingis and Tim Hardaway Jr. ? Well at least one of those player won’t be back for a while. Hardaway will miss at least the next two weeks as he undergoes treatment and rehabilitation for a stress injury in his lower left leg. Tim Hardaway Jr. (stress injury lower left leg)...
  • 12 days ago
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Locked on Knicks, Episode 218 - Timmy and KP in transition, Top 5 Knicks Scrubs, Why the Doors are Corny

Posting and Toasting (James Marceda) — Mailbag! On today’s ‘sode we heat up some leftovers from the Magic game to illustrate how essential KP and Timmy are to the Knicks’ transition offense. Then we answer listener questions like who my favorite scrubs of all time are, why the Doors are corny, if we should enjoy OKC struggling, and MORE! Listen!
  • 13 days ago
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