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Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 9:10 am  |  27 responses

Knicks Set Record for Playoff Losses, on the Brink of Getting Swept


The New York Knicks became the first team in NBA history to lose 13 consecutive postseason games last night, and with one more defeat, they can finally be put out of their misery this season. From the AP: “The New York Knicks set an NBA record Thursday night with their 13th straight playoff loss when they dropped Game 3 of their first-round series, 87-70 to the Miami Heat. The Knicks had tied the 12 straight losses set by the Memphis Grizzlies from 2004-06. Their losing streak covers 11 years. New York hasn’t won a postseason game since beating Toronto on April 29, 2001, in Game 3 of a best-of-five series. The Knicks were then swept in four straight by New Jersey when they returned to the playoffs in 2004.”

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  • Mike Mihalow

    *punches monitor*

  • http://www.slamonline.com lalal

    wow – can’t win one game even with melo and amare on the same team. i blame the pathetic fans.

  • http://www.fullc0urtpress.com KHOLIDAY

    I definitely thought the Knicks would win at least one game in this series… I think now the chances of that happening is like looking at a 90 year old woman’s body; it’s not looking good AT ALL!

  • http://www.borntocompete.com Money$hot

    A consistent state of mind.

  • Heals

    It’d be funny if the Knicks were on the road so I could hear an arena chanting “14 straight” as the Knicks go down. Who I am kidding, Miami fans chanting something clever in unison, nevermind…

  • MeloMan15

    I’m so dissapointed

  • Zabbah

    The Knicks are back!

  • bull22

    i called this one, carmelo anthony has a low basketball iq and apparently so does stoudemire therefore the flamout. if tyson does not sign this year or jeremy lin had not brokeout as a playmaker this would be a lottery team. and correct me if iam wrong but i think this is woodson’s 7th straight playoff loss with his teams getting skunked by 10 or more points. maybe with good health next season this team could work on being a 4 seed at the least.

  • abaci

    The Knicks are a joke and even the most delusional new york fans have to accept that.

  • http://www.soundcloud.com/tray-5 T-Ray

    I can’t believe a team this bad has gotten so much press this year.

  • Ill Smith

    Stoudemire & Melo in the playoffs: 0-8 (cuz its coming). If Amar””’e isn’t shipped out this summer I give up hope for the free world.

  • http://www.soundcloud.com/tray-5 T-Ray

    ^F*ck the free world 313!

  • http://slamonline.com Allenp

    I was so very wrong about the Knicks. Should have followed my first mind.

  • LA Huey

    Heals, don’t put it past the MSG crowd to jeer their own team.

  • Heals

    ^^^How could I forget that Bronx love…

  • Ali

    What a disappointment. Thought NYK would make this series interesting…

  • http://www.jayleonhart.com Jay Leonhart

    It has been a trying season for sure. Linsanity vanished, Amare self destructs, and Melo remains a petulant child. A rich, spoiled, self centered child. Shoot, Melo Shoot! Keep shooting Melo, somethings bound to go in. Don’t pass Melo! Shoooooooot! 6 for 31? Fine! Just keep shooting.

    What a miserable group. There must be something to be learned about life here, and it has to do with true cooperation and/or the lack of it.

  • tom

    They paid 100 million to Amare.Knicks are bad decision makers in every level.

  • http://www.jayleonhart.com Jay Leonhart

    The Knicks answer is to let Steve Novak shoot every shot as a three pointer. Every shot. 90 three point shots at 40% would be 108 points a game-enough to win! I can see the Knicks coming down the court in a wedge protecting Steve Novak as the Heat try to break in. The little group travels around the court in a tight little circle. Novak launches three from somewhere. Good!!
    Knocks win four straight, re-write basketball strategy.

    Ridiculous, but the Knicks only chance.

  • http://slamonline.com LakeShow

    Best post ever^

  • ma. steve armstrong

    i like the knicks anyway!!! would love to see them win but they aren’t strong enough!!! they will at least earn some more money then being home!!! ma. steve, strongmagic, harlem ballin barber, showman

  • LA Huey

    Leonhart, that was postadamonth material. It’s the kind of nonsense strategy that makes it into Hollywood sports films. The kind that charms a generation of kids. I remember the Mighty Ducks and the “Flying V” formation very fondly.

  • jason

    the knicks just need to stay out of the playoffs. it’s no place for them.

  • TRACY BLIZZARD

    So when does LEB*TCH LAMES get an award or set NBA record for being in the NBA for what 10 seasons now, going to the playoffs 9 times, playing n 2 championship series BUT STILL NO RING!!!!!! LOL!!!!!! HE’S KEEPING THE DREAM ALIVE, I GUESS, BUT THAT’S ALL IT IS, A DREAM, SO KEEP DREAMING, LEB*TCH, BECAUSE THE 2012 NBA BLING IS GOING TO THE REAL TRUE NBA KING OF BASKETBALL ENTERTAINMENT ** KOBE KOBE KOBE KOBE KOBE KOBE!!!!!! GO LAKERS #17!!!!!!

  • RunNGun

    LOL First round sweep! Make it happen, Melo!

  • bnets

    Brooklyn Nets are takin over

  • Justin G.

    Tracy, you’re an idiot. I believe Karl Malone and John Stockton made the playoffs every one of their 19 year career and both made the Finals twice BUT STILL NO RING! Stop being a hater and try not to sound like a 10 year old

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