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Mike Lalor’s Sports Report: Jets, Mets, Knicks and more!

Week 8 Preview: New York Jets (4-2) at Oakland Raiders (3-3)…and around NY sports Coming off a 30-23 Week 7 road loss to the undefeated, and first place-New England Patriots, the New York Jets (4-2, 2nd AFC East) will travel out to northern California this weekend, in order to take on the improved Oakland Raiders (3-3, 2nd AFC West). Last ... Read More »

Ron Artest’s Return Key to Lakers Turnaround?

With the return of “Metta World Peace,” AKA Ron Artest, the Los Angeles Lakers look to secure a defensive-minded forward on a team that is vying for a playoff position this year. In his last stint with the team, which spanned over a four year period, Artest etched his name in the history books for both good and bad reasons. ... Read More »

2015-16 NEW YORK KNICKS PREVIEW: ARE WE STAYING ME7O?

By Jared Mintz, Guest Columnist courtesy of BroJackson.com Re·build rēˈbild/ verb build (something) again after it has been damaged or destroyed. When Phil Jackson was named as President of the New York Knicks towards the end of the 2013-14 season, it really wasn’t to bring the organization a quick turnaround. It was to rebuild a roster that was damaged, and in return, set in place ... Read More »

New York Knicks Draft Thoughts

This was really a three-man draft for studs with Towns, D’Angelo Russell and Jahlil Okafor. The Knicks sat at four and in need of a home run, they swung for the fences with Kristaps Porzingis, who had the biggest superstar potential of anyone left. Porzingis got booed, but Mudiay didn’t have a No. 4 value, at least not in the ... Read More »

NBA Draft: New York Knicks First Round Picks Analysis

4. New York Knicks – Kristaps Porzingis (F, Spain) Analysis: Conventional wisdom would suggest New York was going to take Emmanuel Mudiay with the fourth pick. But instead the Knicks, who had expressed interest in moving down potentially, go with the Latvian-born Porzingis, who has drawn comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki. Most foreign players are shrouded in a little bit of ... Read More »

NBA Draft: Brooklyn First Round Picks Analysis

29. Brooklyn Nets – Chris McCullough (F, Syracuse) Analysis: McCullough missed most of the 2014-15 season with an ACL injury. But boy, did he have upside before that. He’s a big player (6-10 with a 7-3 wingspan), but isn’t resigned to just a low-post mover role. He can use a strong leaping ability in the rebounding game, and he does ... Read More »

Warriors Were a Testament to Sacrifice

Sacrifice is a powerful notion. It takes a disciplined person to sacrifice. Everyone wants to think they would do it if needed. Everyone can’t. Sacrifice is not a word often associated with modern professional athletics. Greed and ego are the predominant thoughts most have of today’s NBA players. They are overpaid, pampered babies. The Golden State Warriors changed all of ... Read More »

Simply Golden: Warriors win first title in 40 years

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – A beaming Stephen Curry raised his arms in the air with both index fingers pointed to the sky. Seconds later, the NBA MVP received a congratulatory handshake from LeBron James. After the final buzzer sounded, NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala retrieved the game ball, clenched it tightly against his hip and joyfully began to jump up ... Read More »

Curry, Warriors pull away from Cavs in Game 5

Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Stephen Curry finally made his big splash in the NBA Finals. Don’t call his two highlight-reel 3-pointers in a dazzling fourth quarter his signature moment of the series, though. At least not yet. “Signature moments only come for players that hold the trophy at the end of the day,” Curry said. One more Golden State Warriors ... Read More »

Curry, Iguodala help Warriors rout Cavs in Game 4

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Steve Kerr admitted he deceived reporters during Thursday morning’s shootaround when asked if he would start Andrew Bogut in Game 4. “I lied, sorry,” the coach joked sarcastically following a resounding Golden State Warriors victory on Thursday night. “I don’t think they hand you the trophy based on morality. They give it to you if you ... Read More »