Alan Hahn

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Plenty of Frustration To Go Around

5 Thoughts on the Game: 1. Bill Pidto tossed his pen before he even got through his introduction to the postgame show. He was furious. As Wally Szczerbiak and I tried to offer more level-headed perspective on a maddening game and it’s bizarre ending, Pidto was already telling us that Twitter was on his side. […]

Knicks Begin Road Trip in Style

5 thoughts on the win: 1. It seems as if the Nets have shown up when the Knicks needed them most this season. It began with the first win of the season back on Oct. 27, as the Knicks were reeling with an 0-3 start. They trounced Brooklyn by 21 at The Garden and went […]

Season Halfway Over, Just Beginning For Knicks?

5 Thoughts on the Loss: 1. Here’s Kristaps Porzingis with the understatement of the season: “We have some growing to do,” he said, “for sure.” After yet another painful, maddening loss to the Bulls, the Knicks hit the mid-point of the regular season with a 19-22 record. For a team many predicted wouldn’t win much […]

Knicks Rally Late But Falter in OT

5 thoughts on the loss: 1. As these frustrating losses mount, Jeff Hornacek continues to send out signals pointing to the malfunction in the team that needs to be fixed. This is not a team loaded with talent, but they have shown a resiliency and a work ethic that should help them win more games […]

Adjustments Needed for KP, Knicks

5 Thoughts on the Loss to Wizards: 1. We’ve arrived at that moment that tests the patience of the triumphantly impatient New York fan. This is where emails and texts are saved, tweets are screengrabbed and hot takes are put in the freezer for potential mea culpas and a feast of words produced by frustration. […]

KP, Knicks Happy Saying Bye to Spurs

5 Thoughts on the Loss: [Watch Knicks-Wizards Tonight on MSG & Download Free on MSG GO] 1. How many times have you heard this: It’s a make-or-miss league. When the Knicks were making their shots early in the game, they seemed to be in a good rhythm and built a nine-point lead early in the […]

Frustrated Porzingis Searching for His Mojo

5 Thoughts on the Loss: 1. Kristaps Porzingis looks worn down. His eyes are dim like the headlights of an old car that needs jumper cables and a fresh battery. He gave an honest effort in a physical battle with LaMarcus Aldridge and the Spurs, that can’t be denied. But by the end of the […]

Knicks Let One Slip Away in Chicago

5 Thoughts on the Loss: 1. After yet another fourth quarter meltdown and yet another road loss, Jeff Hornacek made some interesting comments about his team’s issues late in games. “Something we don’t understand,” he said, “is how physical it’s going to be.” The Knicks managed just 14 points against the Bulls in the final […]

Tough Road Looms Ahead For Knicks

5 THOUGHTS ON CHRISTMAS LOSS: 1. Jeff Hornacek hasn’t had to call out his team too often this season. In fact, there were times after games he sounded like a proud coach who loved his team and it’s potential. But after gifting yet another game to the opponent with poor play in crunch time, Hornacek’s […]