Tag Archives: Carmelo Anthony

Playing The Point – April 24, 2017

LeBron James; Credit – Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images

By Jay Colby,

1. Grizzlies tie the series at 2-2 with 110-108 victory in OT – In one of the better playoff games thus far the Memphis Grizzlies tie the series 2-2. Thanks to Marc Gasol 12-foot floater with 0.7 seconds left in overtime.

Playing The Point – April 17, 2017

Jimmy Butler; Credit – Getty Images

By Jay Colby,

1. Jimmy Butler Lead Bulls rally to beat Celtics 106-102 in series opener – In surprising fashion the Chicago Bulls comeback to beat the Boston Celtics behind Jimmy Butler 30 points and 9 rebounds. The Game 1 loss was an emotional night for Boston’s star Isaiah Thomas grieving the tragic loss of his 22-year-old sister Chyna Thomas.

The Downfall of New York Basketball!

By Evan Dyal,

New York City is known as the mecca of basketball. The birth of basketball was here. Madison Square Garden is known as the most famous basketball arena in the world. The Nets in New Jersey were a proud franchise that went to back-to-back finals in the early 2000’s. In Brooklyn the team got off to early success with two straight playoff appearances, but since then have been one of the worst teams. The Knicks haven’t made the playoffs in four years. The Nets are worst team in the league, and haven’t made the playoffs in two years. How did this happen? New York is supposed to represent success and wins. Both teams now are amongst the worst in the league. So how did they fall so hard, and how do they get back up to the top?

Playing The Point Weekly Column – February 13, 2017

By Jay Colby,

1. Charles Oakley banned from Madison Square Garden – Unless you live under a rock, you’ve heard about the skirmish at MSG last week. When former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley was being escorted out of the area by several Madison Square Garden security.

Playing The Point Weekly Column – January 30, 2017

Kevin Love & Carmelo Anthony; Credit – Getty Images