Monday, December 15, 2014

"Knicks Fall to Spurs, Lose 10 Straight"

The Knicks now become the second worst team in the NBA with their tenth straight loss, making them 4-20 now.

The Knicks failed to defeat the 2013-14 NBA Champions, the San Antonio Spurs, losing 109-95 . Plus, the Knicks were missing their star player for the game, Carmelo Anthony. So, what's so shocking about this loss? The spurs didn't have their top 4 players for the game! They were missing Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobli, Kawhi Leonard, and Tony Parker. Also, Patty Mills was nowhere to be seen in the game.

Are Knicks fans satisfied with this team's season? No way! Only 24 games into the season, and fans are giving up hope for the team's playoff contentions. You look at teams like the Charlotte Hornets (6-15), the Brooklyn Nets (8-12), the Oklahoma City Thunder (8-13), and the Los Angeles Lakers (5-16). You think "wow, they're decent. They'd look good in some February basketball". Then you see teams like the Philadelphia 76ers (2-18) and the Knicks. You know what you think? "EEK!!". Their basketball just looks horrendous. You don't need eyes to figure out that this just isn't working. 

"It's about a loser's mentality... It's not about the skill or the talent level." New York Knicks President Phil Jackson said on Monday (12/9/14) about the horrendous season

Is Phil Jackson's statement true? Find out as the season continues.

-Ian Silverstein, 6th Grade