Knicks Fix

  • Monday, July 16, 2012

    Decision on Lin Sparks Heated Debate

    LAS VEGAS -- How fitting to be here, in the City of Sin, this oasis of unapologetic pretentiousness, of extravagant novelty, of alluring adventure and the pursuit of the endless experience, to consider the value of Linsanity.

    While we rode that euphoric wave through February and March, the New York thing to do was predict its demise. We are a society of equal parts builders and destroyers. Jeremy...
  • Friday, July 13, 2012

    Linsanity And Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS -- Jeremy Lin wasn't ever going to play on the Knicks' Summer League team here, but he did miss out on some valuable competition and conditioning time with the USA Basketball Select team. Lin's next real competition will come in October, when training camp opens. While the Knicks are all but expected to match the hefty three-year, $25.1 million offer sheet he signed with the Houston Rockets...
  • Wednesday, July 11, 2012

    Win Now or Worry Later for Knicks

    Mortgaging the future is basically cashing out future value to spend now. The Knicks have a small window here to maximize the max contracts on this team, so win-now mode was engaged at the expense of long-term forecasting. We've seen this before here and the results were not favorable, but this franchise hasn't seen this much actual talent on the roster in over a decade, so the full-speed-ahead...