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Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST

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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#196 » by SmiteaDwight » Sun Jan 6, 2013 12:22 am

It has nothing to do with how well teams are currently playing either. I went to a knicks game last year and again it was all knicks fans in the arena.
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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#197 » by applash » Sun Jan 6, 2013 1:16 am

I sat next to a family of Knicks fans. The boy who sat next to me would turn to me and go "haha" every time the Knicks made a major basket. Took all the restraint I had not go off on him.
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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#198 » by magicman112 » Sun Jan 6, 2013 1:26 am

SmiteaDwight wrote:It has nothing to do with how well teams are currently playing either. I went to a knicks game last year and again it was all knicks fans in the arena.

It's always been that way and I've been a fan since 89. You just don't hear them cheer quite as loud when the Knicks aren't doing as well. As I said I went to one of those and won't go to any more.
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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#199 » by OrlandO » Sun Jan 6, 2013 1:46 am

Reminds me of going to magic games when the pistons were good... same swarm of obnoxious fans.
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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#200 » by SnuggLes__ » Sun Jan 6, 2013 2:22 am

I seriously think these losses are taking their toll on JJ .. Like he's being drained.

I also think that 'IF" the magic are to make a trade somehow in the next couple of months, JJ will probably be the one dealt... 'BUT' I'm of the mindset that nothing will get done before the deadline.
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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#201 » by rafal » Sun Jan 6, 2013 7:38 am

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MagicTownBaller wrote:I didn't know we played at MSG today, I could have sworn that we played at the Amway Center today. Oh wait, we did. You couldn't tell with THE WHOLE ARENA ROOTING FOR THE KNICKS! I'm about ready to be done with the NBA as a whole because of this bullcrap. I wanna see my team cheered for when we play at home, not see the other team cheered for. When we were a contender, nobody rooted for us when we were playing away games. Just completely unbelievable.


You have to remember that a lot of the Orlando population comes from the north. This is why Knicks and Celtics games are awful to go to.

This is your territory. Not theirs. Kick their ass once and they will never come to Amway again. 8-)
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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#202 » by craig01 » Sun Jan 6, 2013 9:14 am

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MagicTownBaller wrote:I didn't know we played at MSG today, I could have sworn that we played at the Amway Center today. Oh wait, we did. You couldn't tell with THE WHOLE ARENA ROOTING FOR THE KNICKS! I'm about ready to be done with the NBA as a whole because of this bullcrap. I wanna see my team cheered for when we play at home, not see the other team cheered for. When we were a contender, nobody rooted for us when we were playing away games. Just completely unbelievable.


You should have known better. All the refugees from NY come to live in Orlando.


yea no kidding, and they claim NY is the greatest place on earth :-?


The irony of that is amusing....
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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#203 » by NEM » Sun Jan 6, 2013 9:56 am

Magic games have turned into "how many rebounds can nik get" for me. I'm past being mad at losses
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Post#204 » by akhenaten » Sun Jan 6, 2013 12:05 pm

I don't see how Vaughn can justify nicholson's lack of playing time by saying "match ups." Not when Carmelo gets 40 and the Knicks dominate the 4th.
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Post#205 » by thelead » Sun Jan 6, 2013 12:36 pm

akhenaten wrote:I don't see how Vaughn can justify nicholson's lack of playing time by saying "match ups." Not when Carmelo gets 40 and the Knicks dominate the 4th.

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Post#206 » by tiderulz » Sun Jan 6, 2013 1:56 pm

akhenaten wrote:I don't see how Vaughn can justify nicholson's lack of playing time by saying "match ups." Not when Carmelo gets 40 and the Knicks dominate the 4th.


did any reporter ask him about this in the post game interviews?
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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#207 » by Optimus_Steel » Sun Jan 6, 2013 2:17 pm

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akhenaten wrote:I don't see how Vaughn can justify nicholson's lack of playing time by saying "match ups." Not when Carmelo gets 40 and the Knicks dominate the 4th.


did any reporter ask him about this in the post game interviews?


They did, he said NY went small.
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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#208 » by NickAnderson » Sun Jan 6, 2013 4:11 pm

Nicholsons defense is terrible that's why he hasn't got much pt lately, it's pretty obvious.
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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#209 » by doct3r dr3 » Sun Jan 6, 2013 5:00 pm

NickAnderson wrote:Nicholsons defense is terrible that's why he hasn't got much pt lately, it's pretty obvious.


the eye test is what it is, but advanced stats seem to say otherwise (lower # is better):

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and even not-so-advanced stats: i mean, his plus/minus was +14 compared to mcroberts' -18. put him in the damn game!!
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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#210 » by NickAnderson » Sun Jan 6, 2013 5:32 pm

Those are very misleading . He's not very good on defense especially help and team. Get over it.
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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#211 » by doct3r dr3 » Sun Jan 6, 2013 5:41 pm

tiderulz wrote:
akhenaten wrote:I don't see how Vaughn can justify nicholson's lack of playing time by saying "match ups." Not when Carmelo gets 40 and the Knicks dominate the 4th.


did any reporter ask him about this in the post game interviews?



yeah it was great how often they politely called him out for his b.s. veteran lineups. (actual transcript)

:reporter: : "Jacque, offensively you need all five of your guys working together, but how much of an advantage is it for the other team when they just have a guy that they can drop it to and he can create his own shot?"

:reporter: : "This morning, when asked what you though the keys to the game were, you wanted to avoid the turnovers and avoid the fastbreaks off of turnovers; was this a question of the Knicks' physicality forcing some problems or your team making problems of its own?"

:reporter: : "Can you talk about the way Jameer kind of willed you through that third quarter and got you back in it?"

:reporter: : "Coach, in that third quarter when you guys made that run I believe Josh McRoberts was the only guy you used off the bench, can you tell us a little bit why you kept with the starters so long and if you feel like that fatigue played a factor in the fourth quarter?"

:reporter: : "Coach, Carmelo had sort of an ordinary first half -- had an efficient 18. What changed for him in the second half? Was he just hitting shots, or, what happened?"

:reporter: : "I see that Andrew played about 14 minutes. Was that more a function of your seeing another group of five guys playing well, or did he tweak anything during the game?"

:reporter: : "Coach, can you talk about Arron's injury in the second quarter and how he was able to fight through it in the second half and give you twenty points?"

:reporter: : "You figure Goose would've been tonight helpful given their size. Where was he, and how is he?"

:reporter: : "Throughout this losing streak you've had a lot of close games. Is that a source that you point to as something you hang your hat on and keep the guys' confidence up, or is that something you keep working on and practicing on to get out of this rut?"

:reporter: : "About a month ago you had lost three in a row, you went to L.A., started that road trip, beat the Lakers. Do you think that maybe getting away, I mean, talk about the challenges you're up against now, going on the road."

:reporter: : "Uh, Coach, Hedu's played about 35-plus minutes in the past few games and I think he has 1 point. Can you talk a little bit about how he's working back into the offense and into the system?"

:reporter: : "Coach, DeQuan probably gave you one of his best nights of his young career so far. Just talk about what you saw out of him tonight and why you went with McRoberts more in the fourth quarter instead of sticking with DJ."
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Re: Orlando(12-20) vs. New York(22-10) 1/5/12 7PM EST 

Post#212 » by AdamTheGreek » Sun Jan 6, 2013 8:04 pm

I had to sneak that DeQuan question in at the end.

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