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KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time

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KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time 

Post#1 » by Capn'O » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:21 pm

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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway could miss extended time 

Post#2 » by GONYK » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:23 pm

Dot better see a major bump in minutes. Him starting was an encouraging sign from Jeff.
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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway could miss extended time 

Post#3 » by Capn'O » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:24 pm

GONYK wrote:Dot better see a major bump in minutes. Him starting was an encouraging sign from Jeff.


I feel like we've seen this promotion pattern before from Hornacek. I.e. a guy gets injured and he starts somebody completely different that didn't previously play so it doesn't impact his overall rotation pattern.
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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time 

Post#4 » by K-DOT » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:25 pm

Hopefully it's just a stress reaction and we let him recover for the proper amount of time

Looks like it'll be around 3-4 weeks unless it's fractured, which given that our easiest stretch is the next two weeks means we're likely to see our season start to go downhill sooner than expected
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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time 

Post#5 » by MP4LIFE » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:27 pm

Ah yes, the classic Knicks-speak with trying to hide major injuries. Weird organization.
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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway could miss extended time 

Post#6 » by blueNorange » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:28 pm

GONYK wrote:Dot better see a major bump in minutes. Him starting was an encouraging sign from Jeff.

his play though wasn't.
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Re: RE: Re: KnickNews: Hardaway could miss extended time 

Post#7 » by GONYK » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:28 pm

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GONYK wrote:Dot better see a major bump in minutes. Him starting was an encouraging sign from Jeff.


I feel like we've seen this promotion pattern before from Hornacek. I.e. a guy gets injured and he starts somebody completely different that didn't previously play so it doesn't impact his overall rotation pattern.
I get it, and it makes sense to me if the starter is only missing a game or two. This might be different.

Starting or not though, Dotson should be getting 15+
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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time 

Post#8 » by Dantares » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:32 pm

More shots and/or minutes for frank, baker and dotson. You guys wanted to develop our young players well they will get their opportunity now.
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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time 

Post#9 » by Capn'O » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:36 pm

MP4LIFE wrote:Ah yes, the classic Knicks-speak with trying to hide major injuries. Weird organization.


They're being weird about KP too. Is he hurt or not?
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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time 

Post#10 » by camillepd » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:38 pm

A blessing in disguise. We tank while developing our young players.
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Re: RE: Re: KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time 

Post#11 » by GONYK » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:38 pm

Capn'O wrote:
MP4LIFE wrote:Ah yes, the classic Knicks-speak with trying to hide major injuries. Weird organization.


They're being weird about KP too. Is he hurt or not?
If they are being weird about KP, then he is being weird as well, since he also said that he was fine.

Perhaps they are being cautious and not rushing things with such a cupcake schedule coming up.
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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time 

Post#12 » by duetta » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:48 pm

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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time 

Post#13 » by thebuzzardman » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:51 pm

Of course it would make sense to move CLee to SG and start McDermott.

Or

Dotson and CLee and have McD for scoring and flexibility off the bench

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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway could miss extended time 

Post#14 » by mpharris36 » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:53 pm

GONYK wrote:Dot better see a major bump in minutes. Him starting was an encouraging sign from Jeff.


i see a lot of two guard lineups with Jack and Sessions....
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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway could miss extended time 

Post#15 » by WajaBawl » Mon Dec 4, 2017 7:58 pm

blueNorange wrote:
GONYK wrote:Dot better see a major bump in minutes. Him starting was an encouraging sign from Jeff.

his play though wasn't.


Guy went from garbage time player to starter. I don't think anyone was expecting him to drop 15 in that game.
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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time 

Post#16 » by Knicksfan1992 » Mon Dec 4, 2017 8:00 pm

MP4LIFE wrote:Ah yes, the classic Knicks-speak with trying to hide major injuries. Weird organization.


Stop trying to blame the organization for everything. This is how these injuries are handled. Until they know if it's a stress fracture or not they won't have a clear timetable on a return or really clear info on anything. Tim needs to go through a bone scan (not an x-ray so they couldn't do it at MSG yesterday) for them to know that. With them just finding out about it yesterday, they're not going to have a clear answer probably until tomorrow or tonight if he got the bone scan done today.

Hopefully they caught it before he fractured it. It's more on Tim than the organization actually. If he felt pain (which he definitely did if it was a stress injury) it's up to him to say something or else reactions eventually turn to fractures which leads you to be way more susceptible to compound fractures.
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Re: RE: Re: KnickNews: Hardaway could miss extended time 

Post#17 » by GONYK » Mon Dec 4, 2017 8:00 pm

mpharris36 wrote:
GONYK wrote:Dot better see a major bump in minutes. Him starting was an encouraging sign from Jeff.


i see a lot of two guard lineups with Jack and Sessions....

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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time 

Post#18 » by Zingod » Mon Dec 4, 2017 8:02 pm

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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time 

Post#19 » by j4remi » Mon Dec 4, 2017 8:09 pm

Start Doug, let Frank and Dotson wreak havoc on back-up backcourts and consider trotting out Frank as the 2 in double-PG sets for a while.
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Re: KnickNews: Hardaway likely to miss extended time 

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