Tag: Phil Jackson

Jets, Yanks, Mets, Knicks, Rangers, Giants: NY Sports Scene Is A New York Infrastructure Mess

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MARLBORO, NY – Living sixty-five plus miles from the city and being “retired,” I don’t have to worry about commuting into and out of the infrastructure nightmare that is New York City. Coincidentally, the recent Big Apple rail woes are very similar to the plague cast upon area sports teams. With the help of a […]

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Mayweather vs McGregor Presser and My Thoughts on the Hardaway and Baker Knicks Signing

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – Just my luck! I get stuck with the rare day of year when no professional sport is played (NBA Summer League doesn’t count). Due to the All-Star break baseball doesn’t resume until Friday but it’s my job to entertain you so I will try to give you a little bit of […]

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#Knickstape Forum: Finally the Phil Jackson Era Comes to an END!

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – Mary Mother of Christ! I read the best news early yesterday morning. New York Knicks owner Jim Dolan was “weighing” the future of Team President Phil Jackson (per Adrian Wojnarowski). Then to top it off, I wake up to the news that the team will be parting ways with Jackson… very […]

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#Knicktape Forum: Phil Jackson, Kristap Porzingis and Knicks NBA Draft

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – I have been so sad the last couple of days… and it’s not the New York Yankees 7-game losing streak (that finally ended) to blame. Every time I hear a New York Knicks story with the name of Phil Jackson attached to it, I become depressed. Throughout all the bad years […]

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Meet The Matts And Sports Haiku

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MARLBORO, NY– We are an eclectic bunch here at Meet The Matts, with unique styles and viewpoints on all things sports. Today, in a somewhat negative vibe and as Junoir Blaber pontificated yesterday, I give you some Japanese poetry called Haiku as it relates to relevant sports items and some of the colorful folks on […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Dysfunctional Mets and Curious Case of the Giant “Toy”

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METSVILLE, USA – As the baseball season moves toward summer, things are looking bright in the Bronx but querulous in Queens with the Dysfunctional Mets. The NBA playoffs, on the other hand, are the worst warmup band ever. Can we get to the Cavs vs Warriors already? How Much is that Dildo in the Picture? […]

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Let’s Talk Knicks… Again and Why the Jets Love the Wrong Quarterback Prospect

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – With the NBA Playoffs underway, I will instead talk about the New York Knicks! This might not be the best time especially when there are a lot of good things happening in the NBA but I think it’s important to the New York fans to discuss Kristaps Porzingis’ dissatisfaction with Phil […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Who Said It, Trump or Jackie Robinson? Snapshots of the Yanks, Mets, Giants, Jets, Knicks

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MAR-A-LAGO, FL – It was Jackie Robinson Day in baseball on Saturday. The day when all players on all teams wear number 42 to celebrate the life of the great trailblazer. Meanwhile, Donald Trump was learning the intricacies of US foreign policy in ten minute sessions. Advisors are hoping he’ll only blunder his way into a […]

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What Do NBA Playoffs Mean? Just The Beginning of Knicks Misery!

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – Yesterday marked the last game of the NBA’s regular season. And as usual, it ended without a Knicks post-season appearance. This was supposed to be the year the Orange & Blue would make the NBA Playoffs – remember? The Knickerbockers went into their off-season looking to make a splash – and […]

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When The Knicks Win, They Also Lose!

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SPANISH HARLEM, NY – On Tuesday night the New York Knicks played the Indiana Pacers and just like every game they have played this season, the defense was awful early. After losing to the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday the team was reeling, so it was easy to see what the outcome would be… another loss. I […]

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