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Basketball / Re: Knicks
« on: March 28, 2020, 10:17:55 PM »

Knicks say owner Jim Dolan has tested positive for coronavirus and is in self-isolation. He’s experiencing little to no symptoms and continues to oversee business operations.

and since he has little or no symptoms,  he basically stole a test from the health care worker or police officer who needed it..'lil bitch...

Basketball / Re: Knicks
« on: March 19, 2020, 11:33:49 PM »
You're a lucky man, Bo, we're just starting out here.

Me & a couple friends had planned to celebrate spring with some half-court out on Brooklyn Bridge Park's basketball pier. We'll have to wait til summer it appears.

Basketball / Re: Knicks
« on: March 17, 2020, 08:12:38 PM »
Let's see, he got fired 12 days ago, maybe in the nick of time to avoid catching the RONA

Basketball / Re: Knicks
« on: March 14, 2020, 11:36:03 PM »
Very slim chance they would have been able to catch Memphis. Pels could have passed Portland for 9th though, so there’s that.


I'm guessing — should they be able to do playoffs — that they might widen it out to 9-12.

A larger pool. A play-in. Something like that.

Silver would want the most games. Spread the wealth. Give something to the fans of each franchise. They were playing with the idea of a mid-season tournament anyway.  Could give it a trial run.


The dream of LaMelo has died.     Sad.

(unless Leon can orchestrate something)

Not in the least. That's what I'm saying. The dream is pretty much EXACTLY what it has been throughout the season.

Assuming he's #1, 5% diff from the depth of the depth of Fukwhale's stew..

*** and I give up.

** really

****** really, really, really, really, really

What WERE the odds of Knicks selecting top 3 when we were 3rd

vs where we are now (is it seventh)?

Easy to see us finagling something for LaMelo either by directly picking him or dealing up - if we landed top 3.

12 % difference between those vastly different finish positions.

In other words, if two teams draft in those respective spots 10 years in a row. The 7 team should expect to lose 1 lamelo they would have gotten at the higher spot over the course of a decade.

Or maybe 1 lamelo and 1 lamelo up to the thigh.

In other words, if you were dreaming of a Lamelo at 3 and were convinced you lost your Lamelo at 7 you are either a Beavis or a Butthead.

*** Woulda been damn hard to stay at 3 after firing Fiz. Maybe if Miller had continued to allow Julius to go coast-to-coast 12 times a game. Add in start Djr., actually, that might have done the trick.


The dream of LaMelo has died.     Sad.

(unless Leon can orchestrate something)

Not in the least. That's what I'm saying. The dream is pretty much EXACTLY what it has been throughout the season.

Assuming he's #1, 5% diff from the depth of the depth of Fukwhale's stinky stew..

*** and I give up.

** really

****** really, really, really, really, really


A minimal effect on the lottery odds 

OK, now you're showing you understand the math. Some other folks clearly don't.

We disagree strongly on the value or detrimental effect of intentionally losing games to increase your shot of 6th over 7th or 7th over 8th. OK.

Basketball / Re: Knicks
« on: March 12, 2020, 09:05:59 AM »
Finally, finally we can say Emmanuel Mudiay has made a true impact in the league...

*** actually, I'm mistaken, if we are talking numbers, last year, he was probably a full 16.5-19% of the reason we didn't get Zion or Morant, so he already had some impact!


Sure one slot (the price of winning v. ATL) isn't a big deal, but probably knocks a team back a slot. Which has cost us some good players in the past (ie Scurry).  I was advocating tanking and trying to get the 3rd worst record.  That'd have a 67% chance of Top 5.

NYK with a 50.4% chance of picking 7th or 8th.  54.2% chance of picking 7th or lower.  Not bad, but this was a misery year.  And a weak draft.  Fizz would have led us to a higher pick ...

LOL, really the last word on this. The win probably does NOT knock the team back a slot in the top 5.


*** which is actually reasonable, significantly better shot at moving up to the good stuff than in the old days, thanks Adam Silver, we did try, and as per your guidance, we have a shot at being rewarded for that effort, fuck thee who play to lose

Maybe it's English, not math, you m'fer's don't understand. Do we need a crash course on "probably/probable"?


Basketball / I'm glad we went out trying to win and won.
« on: March 11, 2020, 11:36:06 PM »
I wish to god we had had an 8 to 9.5% shittier slot last year.

Cause then we'd be rocking Zion or Morant!

** Silver fixed things.  NBA GMs get it even if you guys don't. It all about luck gentlemen. So be prepared to stick the pick, where ever it is.

OK, our shot at pick 3 is 9.4 percent, the pistons is 10.6. I can't sleep at night. Where's my valium? Enjoy:

Basketball / Re: Knicks
« on: March 11, 2020, 11:31:23 PM »
Of course we can still get lucky. Luck is what this is all about. 1.2-1.7 percent difference per I say, math is def not a strong point here.

like paying 94 cents vs. 96 for a coffee

or 62 versus 64 degrees on a spring day.

Who gives a big fat flying fuck?

*** I think y'all the type that buy powerball tickets and call it your IRA

lol, makes brain hurt this. I swear there must have been some kind of hiatus on teaching math during the formative years.

No they don't lock into shittier pick.

The pick is determined by the lotto ball.

The difference in chances between 4 & 5, and 5 & 6 at the number 1. 1.5 percent. At number 2 1.3 to 1.7 percent. And at the three guy, 1.2 to 1.3 percent.

Ya got a greater chance of dying of da corona if ya catch it then that making a difference.

*** or, if you don't believe the above, check out the Pelicans or Grizzlies roster, in your free time, which, if its like mine, will be far more copious now.

Basketball / Re: Knicks
« on: March 11, 2020, 06:38:52 PM »
Main thing I see here is - despite his positive line - Frank cant run a team.

 That's what you saw ? I saw the ball bouncing off Julius ass again and again. Everybody sees what they want to see!

Basketball / Re: Knicks
« on: March 11, 2020, 06:37:18 PM »
I do! Nice stat..

Basketball / Re: Knicks
« on: March 11, 2020, 12:07:00 PM »

Porzingod now with 9pts back-to-back! WHOP  WHOP!!!

Thank goodness — I was worried you would be buried down in that hole and asphyixiate!

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