Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Kyrie Irving

This series against the Milwaukee Bucks gave rise to concerns to teams that are linked to Kyrie Irving’s soon to be free agency (Celtics, Knicks,Lakers). He looked unmotivated at times(selfish) and out of step with keeping up defensively against the Bucks which makes you wonder if his knees are a concern especially he is seekingContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Kyrie Irving”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…New York Knicks

  It remains to be seen if the trade of Kristpas Porzingis actually in the long run nets them Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant but one thing is certain…this trade made the Knicks players in the 2019 free agent market. That in it self is big news because in recent years the Knick couldn’t getContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…New York Knicks”

Smallthoughts: The Knicks Did What? Thoughts on the Kristaps Porzingis Trade

I have been a Knick fan since the season that they won their first championship, my grandfather took me to my first Knick game. I have seen this franchise at it’s best and rooted for it at it’s worst.There are times when I believe Dolan is what is wrong with the Knicks …the reign ofContinue reading “Smallthoughts: The Knicks Did What? Thoughts on the Kristaps Porzingis Trade”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Reggie Miller

Welcome to this week’s Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday. Knicks please don’t hate me for this week’s entry. Who is public enemy number 1 to Knick fans? Michael Jordan?…nope Lebron James ? Nope …Wilt Chamberlain? …nope …it is none other than Reggie Miller. And just as a side thought say what you will about Reggie MillerContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Reggie Miller”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Willie Naulls

  He played 10 years in the National Basketball Association (NBA), where he was a four-time NBA All-Star with the New York Knicks, and won three NBA championships with the Boston Celtics. Naulls grew up in California, where he was named the state’s Mr. Basketball in high school. He played college basketball with the UCLA Bruins, and earned All-American honors as a senior in 1956. Naulls was selected by the St.Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Willie Naulls”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week… New York Knicks

      Is this franchise snake bit? Can anything go right? Am I wrong to stay a Knick fan when all I get is more grief more setbacks and more of hit the restart button again? Even when they get a franchise player disaster strikes. This is off the court …on the court theyContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week… New York Knicks”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bernie and Ernie… ESPN’s 30 for 30

I hope you enjoy this particular post. These two were the prime of Brooklyn in their day. Bernard grew up in my neighborhood and yes Fort Greene was that tough and more. Basketball was the neighborhood’s way of expression. Cold and snow didn’t stop us from playing. So I said that to say this BernieContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bernie and Ernie… ESPN’s 30 for 30”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Dave Debusschere

Dave Debusschere played for both the NBA and Major league baseball. He was a pitcher for the Chicago White Sox and starred in the NBA for both the Detroit Pistons and the New York Knicks. In 1962, DeBusschere was signed by the Chicago White Sox as an amateur free agent. He was a pitcher for the White Sox fromContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Dave Debusschere”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Enes Canter

Let’ be honest Knick fans we were happy to see Phil Jackson go, happy to Carmelo Anthony go, but wondered did the Knicks get enough back in the Anthony trade to Oklahoma City. Well it’s early but after 21 games the Knicks look like a better team and look like they are in a betterContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Enes Canter”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Tim Hardaway Jr.

It was a signing that many Knick fans myself included didn’t like. In fact the question was didn’t they trade that guy away in the first place now you are going to give him 71 million dollars off a year he was playing for a contract? Oh yeah I was questioning the move but itContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Tim Hardaway Jr.”