Spurs' wily veterans defeat Knicks

Spurs' wily veterans defeat Knicks

There are 4 comments on the Newsday story from Nov 12, 2008, titled Spurs' wily veterans defeat Knicks. In it, Newsday reports that:

The new-look Knicks got to test themselves against the old-looking Spurs. The results were exactly what Mike D'Antoni might have expected for his team against such a wily opponent.

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United States

#1 Nov 12, 2008
You've got to be kidding me. This looked like a summer league game, with scrubs like George Hill, Roger Mason, Anthony Tolliver... The Knicks should have won this one, but their offensive futility was maddening- couldn't capitalize on the Spurs' poor shooting. No doubt that this is a work in progress, and I second the 'cautious optimism' that D'Antoni has. I'm crossing my fingers that something will go down as far as moving Curry is concerned, either in a three-way deal for Harrington or something else.

United States

#2 Nov 12, 2008
As Clyde would say, "the Knicks are wishing they were swishing"
D Miz

Pleasanton, CA

#3 Nov 12, 2008
How da heck did Steph make the All-Star Ballot? One could say the Spurs got lucky with both Bowen and Finley lights-out in the fourth. But one could also say, your shooting touch runs dry in D'Antoni's system, making it impossible to win sometimes (i.e. not scoring until 5:02 into the fourth). But really, the Spurs are the Spurs for a reason. It's not just the players, but the system.
mr stretch

United States

#4 Nov 12, 2008
What gets me is this team doesn't play one OUNCE of defense. And drafts ANOTHER foreigner with bad back problems! The "DOH!" goes on at NYK FOREVER!

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