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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby Jeffx on Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:02 am

Andrew, this is why Knicks fans cry....a wealthy, but inept franchise;

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baske ... story.html
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby air gordon on Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:36 am

their draft picks are looking very promising
Derrick is a legend, no matter what. I don’t like how you explained that
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby Jeffx on Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:21 am

air gordon wrote:their draft picks are looking very promising



Yeah, but this sorry-ass franchise has a piss-poor record of developing players. They prosper when they leave NY.
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby air gordon on Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:09 am

step off the ledge bro
Derrick is a legend, no matter what. I don’t like how you explained that
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby Jeffx on Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:53 pm

I feel this dude's pain, but I'd never root for another team....

https://abc7ny.com/sports/knicks-fan-se ... s/4081192/
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby Andrew on Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:45 am

The team also issued a statement in response to Perlmutter's auction.

"We're sure our millions of loyal Knicks fans won't mind losing this attention-grabbing gentleman," the statement said. "We remain focused on the upcoming season -- with a hard-working team that is proud to represent New York and its dedicated fans."


Like, they're not entirely wrong, but they still don't sound right making a statement like that. Given some of the childishness that Dolan has engaged in, it's hard for the organisation to maintain the moral high ground, even though they do have a point (and it's certainly not a bad move to praise the loyal fans who have turned on the guy).

Also, I didn't think eBay allowed bids like that.
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby Jeffx on Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:19 am

"Loyal Knicks Fans". In other words, suckers who keep paying for a shitty product for nearly 18 years.
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby shadowgrin on Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:54 pm

Andrew wrote:Also, I didn't think eBay allowed bids like that.

For a bid to reach the attention of the CEO, they probably were amused by it, enough to let it pass.

According to an eBay spokesperson, the company's CEO, Devin Wenig, was tempted to bid on Perlmutter's auction and force him to remain with the Knicks. Wenig, a longtime Knicks fan, decided to stand down. Instead, he will offer four tickets to a game from StubHub for Perlmutter and Riedel, per the company spokesman.
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby Andrew on Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:20 pm

I suppose, but usually stuff like that gets automatically flagged.
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby Jeffx on Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:19 am

Knicks had their media day....it was the same crap I've heard the past 15 years. I actually like Fizdale, but it's going to be another 30-35 win season.
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby [Q] on Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:14 pm

Man, I hate clicking on this thread because it's just so damn depressing lol
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby Jeffx on Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:00 pm

[Q] wrote:Man, I hate clicking on this thread because it's just so damn depressing lol


Dude, how do you think we feel? New York is DYING for a real basketball team! Can you imagine how crazy this town would be if the Knicks we're on Philly, Milwaukee or Indiana's level? It'd be like the 90s when they were a perennial contender.
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby [Q] on Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:47 am

How crazy was new York when Linsanity hit? I had stopped watching basketball for a bit and that's what brought me back. Hell it even got them a new TV deal lol
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby Andrew on Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:47 pm

The rumours that Dolan was selling the team turned out to be a cruel tease, it seems.
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Re: The Knicks Thread....

Postby Jeffx on Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:11 am

Have to like the Knicks effort. It won't translate into many wins, because the talent isn't there yet.
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