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Super Starks: The Story and Legacy of John Starks

May 9th, 2010
If you look up the word overachiever in the dictionary, chances are a picture of John Starks won't be too far away. He was never supposed to amount to anything on the hardwood. During the 1988 NBA Draft, 25 teams passed Starks up on three occasions each. He went undrafted. He couldn't ...

Back to School: Calculating Where LeBron James Will Sign This Summer

April 28th, 2010
In about three months, the best thing since sliced bread will be hitting the open market. My bad, sliced bread is actually the best thing since LeBron James. Since my crystal ball ran out of battery, I'll have to predict where James will end up just like the rest of us. Luckily, I've ...

Kevin Durant: The Final Case for MVP

April 14th, 2010
Approximately 55 years ago, the NBA MVP award was created to award the player who was most valuable to his team's success. Somewhere along the line, we all forgot that. Anybody with a half a brain could look at the statistical comparison between Kevin Durant and LeBron James, and quickly establish ...

LeBron, D-Wade, and Melo To Be Teammates? How It Could Happen

April 4th, 2010
Yes it could happen. Three of the NBA's five best players could be teammates as soon as 2011. How? It's simple. Unless you live under a rock, you probably know by now that Dwyane Wade and LeBron James are free agents this summer. Unless you've been in a coma the last two years, you probably know ...

Mythbusters: Proving Patrick Ewing Was More Clutch Than Reggie Miller

April 3rd, 2010
It was Game 7 of the 1995 Eastern Conference Finals. All Knicks fans remember it as the day when they jumped from their seats and screamed the same thing: "Ewing dunk the damn ball!!!!!!!!" It was Game 1 of 1995 Eastern Conference Semifinals. Knicks fans may better remember it as the day the hopped ...

Dear LeBron James: Why Signing with the New York Knicks Should be a No-Brainer

April 2nd, 2010
  Dear LeBron James, Do you want to be immortal? Do you want to be king? Do you want to be the greatest of all time? Because if you do and I'm sure you do, then there is only one place to go: New York. Frank Sinatra once sang, "If I can make it there, I'll ...

Gods of the Garden: The Mount Rushmore of the New York Knicks

March 30th, 2010
Naming the four best athletes in the history of any franchise is no easy task, let alone the New York Knicks. Although the Knicks only have two NBA titles, there is certainly no loss of star power in the team's history. Narrowing the rich history of the Knicks to four players was ...

Why This Summer Is LeBron Or Bust For The Knicks

March 14th, 2010
There is a rare breed of players in sports. The players who can change a franchise, city, and the lives of those in it. LeBron James is one of those players, and the Knicks players, fans, and management know it. Every player who has played for the Knicks since 2008 knows very ...

Michael Jordan or Reggie Miller: Bigger Knick Killer of the 1990s?

March 2nd, 2010
The 1990s featured some of the greatest New York Knicks teams that we have ever seen. Year in and year out, they went to the playoffs only to be disappointed by some of the greatest performances in NBA playoff history, courtesy of two of the most clutch performers in ...