The essentials: Wizards (20-16) at Knicks (10-26)
Madison Square Garden
Comcast Sports Net
Notable Knicks numbers this season:
29th in expected winning percentage (.225).
19th in pace factor (89.6 possessions per game).
24th in offensive efficiency/offensive rating (103.3).
29st in defensive efficiency/defensive rating (112.8).
Posting and Toasting.
Straight Bangin blog preview.
Posting and Toasting blog preview.
Marbury may need ankle surgery.
Competition Discussion: New York.
PG: Fred Jones
SG: Jamal Crawford
SF: Quentin Richardson
PF: Zach Randolph
C: Eddy Curry
PG: Antonio Daniels
SG: DeShawn Stevenson
SF: Caron Butler
PF: Antawn Jamison
C: Brendan Haywood
Wizards at Knicks: Wizards by 2.5.
Over/Under on Big 2 scoring: 43.9 points.
The Wizards may be euphoric, but I'm struggling with early flu-like symptoms, so I'm heading to take a nap. I'll try to be back before tonight's game, but for now, use this as the game thread.
This is an open game thread, so laugh at Isiah here.