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Woody may change starting lineup... 

Post#1 » by 2010 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:20 am

Mike Woodson said today at practice he may change the starting lineup to infuse some offense and rookie Chris Copeland is a candidate to come in for struggling Jason Kidd or Iman Shumpert. Woodson said Amar’e Stoudemire likely is not under consideration.

Woodson said he’s been disappointing in the lack of offensive production from starters Iman Shumpert and Jason Kidd, who was scoreless last night.

“I’m not getting it,’’ Woodson said. “If you start out by playing defense, it’s not a problem. You still have enough with Raymond and Melo to make up the difference. We’ve been fighting on both ends, struggling to get stops, struggling to put the ball in the hole. I’m not gone going to sit tight and say it’s OK. I got to figure it out. If it means changing the lineup, then we have to do that.’



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This dude is straight-up disrespecting Amar'e Stoudemire!
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Re: Woody may change starting lineup... 

Post#2 » by GONYK » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:22 am

I'm concerned with 2 things:

1. He cites defense as the problem, but contemplates inserting Copeland into the SL

2. He thinks Melo and Ray are enough for a productive offense.
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Post#3 » by rdogg1026 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:22 am

Have you been living under a rock ?
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Post#4 » by 2010 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:23 am

GONYK wrote:I'm concerned with 2 things:

1. He cites defense as the problem, but contemplates inserting Copeland into the SL

2. He thinks Melo and Ray are enough for a productive offense.


The coach is an idiot!
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Post#5 » by Brooklyn_Yards » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:25 am

2010 wrote:
GONYK wrote:I'm concerned with 2 things:

1. He cites defense as the problem, but contemplates inserting Copeland into the SL

2. He thinks Melo and Ray are enough for a productive offense.


The coach is an idiot!

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Post#6 » by BLACKFEET 2010 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:27 am

I think Grunnie's statement about the league catching up to our offense was his way of saying our $100M scoring forward needs to be incorporated into our (starting) attack; he's not a bench player yet in his career and he's still a very dangerous scorer. We are struggling to score and defend to start games. At least one of those problems can be addressed by inserting Amare into the starting five.
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Post#7 » by NYKat » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:27 am

2010 wrote:
GONYK wrote:I'm concerned with 2 things:

1. He cites defense as the problem, but contemplates inserting Copeland into the SL

2. He thinks Melo and Ray are enough for a productive offense.


The coach is an idiot!


Sounds pretty inconsistent but let's see what changes he makes and his explanation for them before we kill the guy.

I have faith he'll figure it out
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Post#8 » by Grinditout » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:27 am

Complains about lack of defense, puts in Copeland..............
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Post#9 » by Knicksfan20 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:30 am

Damn... Coulda had Phil.
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Post#10 » by NYKat » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:33 am

Uhm, I saw no quote where Woody said he wanted to start Copeland, and why would Copes be front frunner when he's been buried on the bench for lack of defense?....

This stinks of media speculation...from the Post no less, you all should know better
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Post#11 » by ORANGEandBLUE » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:34 am

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Post#12 » by Butch718 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:40 am

So let me get this straight. We've been struggling defensively and his solution is to put the worst defensive player on our team in the starting lineup? A guy that really does nothing but try to find his own shot? :-?

Let's hope Woodson isn't this stupid.
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Post#13 » by NYKat » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:40 am

Brooklyn_Yards wrote:
2010 wrote:
GONYK wrote:I'm concerned with 2 things:

1. He cites defense as the problem, but contemplates inserting Copeland into the SL

2. He thinks Melo and Ray are enough for a productive offense.


The coach is an idiot!

http://knicksnow.com/videos/2786/woodso ... tice-today


Thank you. Y'all need to watch this before you start tripping
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Post#14 » by Woodsanity » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:47 am

About dam time....
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Re: Woody may change starting lineup... 

Post#15 » by 2010 » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:48 am

ORANGEandBLUE wrote:Felton
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This is definitely not the lineup. Woody said no Stat because the team has had success with Melo at the four. Stat is a bench player likely for the rest of the season (including playoffs) unless Woody changes this mindset.
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Post#16 » by [GR] » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:49 am

lol How is Shump the problem?


Shump needs to believe he can be a scorer.
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Post#17 » by NYKat » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:50 am

I wish Shump shot the three ball as good in real life as he does on 2k13
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Post#18 » by j4remi » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:53 am

Cites defense as the problem, "doesn't understand" it's ineffectiveness...Somehow hasn't realized small ball line-ups are being exploited by opposing offenses.
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Post#19 » by kane » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:54 am

NYKat wrote:I wish Shump shot the three ball as good in real life as he does on 2k13


shump is so overrated in that game i keep waiting for his number to drop but hes still a 80 :lol: so is kidd for that matter.........
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Re: Woody may change starting lineup... 

Post#20 » by Sark » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:56 am

He won't move off Melo at the 4.


I can't root for this tool anymore. I am starting to think it would be best for them to just spiral out of control. Maybe he can be fired this year.

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