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xcdudesquad

  • joined Jul 01, 2009
  • last login Aug 29, 2014
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I love hockey: a lot. Have always wanted people to like my writing about hockey, as well as share my passion (ok borderline obsession!).

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  • MLB New York Mets
  • NBA New York Knicks
  • NFL New York Giants
  • NHL New York Rangers
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Your Posting and Toasting Comprehensive 2014 FIBA World Cup Preview

The 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup née Men's World Championship begins this Saturday in Spain. 24 teams will be competing for the title of "World Champion," which comes with an automatic birth in...

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Thanasis to the D-League? How that could happen, an explainer!

Hello everyone! How are your summers? I currently want summer never to end, but sports to begin. I think President Obama should make that an executive order, but I am not here to discuss politics....

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LeBron James Will Mess You Up

Before we begin, let us be clear: We speak not of the LeBron James that was, nor of the LeBron James that is, nor yet of the James that shall be. We speak, now, of the Platonic ideal of a LeBron...

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A History of Assets the Knicks Have Given Away Post Melo-Trade

On February 22, 2011 the Knicks received: F Carmelo Anthony, G Chauncey Billups, G Anthony Carter, F Renaldo Balkman, F Sheldon Williams, and F Corey Brewer While the Nuggets received: F Wilson...

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Know the Coach Prospect: Rasheed Wallace

Not to disrespect the great work Stingy has done (he the bomb, dawg), Coach Sheed needs to be a priority for the Knicks. Here's why. Rasheed Wallace is a true student of the Game. He studied...

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Knicktion: Talkin' about the weather at a restaurant

Scene: Carmelo Anthony and Phil Jackson sit down for a delightful meal to discuss the future PJ: So Carmelo, welcome. I love this place. I can't believe I went all vegetarian for a while. CA:...

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On Ignorance, The Triangle, and Narrative Pitfalls

Hello. I have come here to admit some faults, and express some feelings. I also would like to say go Knicks. Go Knicks. When Phil Jackson arrived as the President of Basketball Operations for the...

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Let's Offseason: Carmelo Anthony

The NBA Playoffs are about to begin. The Knicks realized they would have more fun if they watched them rather than exert all that energy with no guarantee of taking home the Championship Trophy....

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The suffocation of the Knicks and their fans in 2013-14

These are some words I just felt compelled to write after watching the highlights to last night's loss at work. It's kinda personal, but I just needed to get it out. If you read this I hope you...

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Help xcdudesquad's closet

What up guys? Everyone having a fine day? I am. Or at least I think I am. I hope the world outside my office isn't a vast wasteland of Beliebers for some reason. I need a new Knicks jersey, and in...

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Who wants to go to Taco Mac? ATL Peeps Let's meet up

I was being totally serious in the P&T/Knickerblogger meetup thread that I'm pretty much always down to go to Taco Mac and watch the Knicks. I semi-frequent the one in Decatur (what up rebranded T....

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The Knicks needed trade to Iman Shumpert, and its the CBAs not inept management's fault.

Hello all. This is going to be a long, depressing fanpost, and in the end it's going to concern why the Knicks needed to trade Iman Shumpert, and how labor relations in the United States have...

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Is JR Smith Having a Bad Year or Unlucky: Part 3 Requiem for a Friend

Welcome to the Third an Final installment of my JR Smith "Good" or "Unlucky" series. Part one is here. Part two is here. I originally was going to write this piece around New Years, but life got in...

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Is JR Smith having a awful year, or is he just unlucky? Part 2: The long 2 and shot selection

Welcome back everybody. This is a continuing series I'm trying to do about whether J.R. Smith's awful year has been caused by bad luck (aka the random chance of sports) or by his own hand. Part 1,...

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Is JR Smith having a awful year, or is he just unlucky? Part 1: 3 Point Range

So J.R. Smith has been bad. Very bad. Like really, really bad. He's got -.4 offensive win shares through 20 games, which is like Sebastian Telfair bad. JR Made some recent quotes about how he...

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Can SportVU help look into the Knicks offensive woes?

So this is a little preview of what's to come, since I promise to write some stuff on SportVU. Tkow wrote an amazing piece detailing Melo's passing, but it seems like the Knicks offense this year...

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POSTING AND TOASTING ATLANTA MEETUP?

Hello people of earth. Sadly this fan post is not for most of you. Unless you live in the great city of Atlanta, then this post is absolutely for you. Like only for you. So last year we tried to...

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Let's Talk about Melo at the 4

Hey everybody at P&T, have a seat. NO! Not that seat! Pervs. I've built a nice little campfire here, don't worry it's contained so it won't spread, so we can all sit around here, shoot the shit,...

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Know the Prospect: Dario Saric (Also Special: Know the Organization Bonus pack included!)

Whattup y'all xcdudesquad here. I haven't been around as much as the year go to crunch time (Basically I was the John Starks Game 7 of P&T this postseason). The one thing I will admit though is I...

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Requiem for Solomon Jones.

Sadly, the Knicks waived basketball phenom, and overall imperial badass, Solomon Jones today. He must be remembered, as should everyone in this impressive Knicks season. Maybe he'll inspire some...

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P&T Atlanta Meetup

WHAT UP PARTY PEOPLE! So before the Final Four gets to takin' OVA our town, the Knicks are playing the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night. Sorry this fanpost went out so late, but you know I got...

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Notes on the supposed Knicks offensive/defensive changes/degradations

Note: Basically I'm going to say right here that this addresses a lot of the arguments that people were claiming in the GDTs right before the All-Star Break. I would have wrote this sooner, but...

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Knicktion: The horsemen approach

Warning this is my first attempt at this, and its probably awful. Please let me know if it is so I never waste your time again! Enjoy? ---"Goddamit he's done it again," said the older man...

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CAA Is recruiting at my school!

Here is the email I received today: Aaron : Creative Artists Agency is coming for an info-session this Thursday evening, BUT will be choosing a few students to meet with for 20 minutes ...

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One Mets Fan's Journey Into Turner Field For The First Time

Hello all. I believe this is my first fanpost here. Longtime reader, limited commenter, avid Mets fan here. Hopefully I am up to standards on this one, but hey whatever. I've been a student at a...

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Why does there have to be a "Next Callahan"?

I wanted to just start this post off by saying this is merely a response to the title of this great piece.  I really enjoyed the article (as I enjoy tracking our prospects) and am not trying to...

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I hope this doesn't come true

I had the weirdest dream last night. The Rangers traded their first round pick +Evgeny  Grachev + Michael Del Zotto to Detroit for the number one overall pick in the 2010 draft. Mark  Messier then...

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Tomas Plekanec is not a pancea, but "a good start"

A few days ago I came up with that line and thought it would be a good article for blueshirt banter.  The line "a good start" in this case comes from Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Ros from their s...

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Why Wade Redden should not be banished to Hartford

Ladies and Gentlemen of Blueshirt Banter I've had enough of this Wade Redden to Hartford talk.  I know he has quite possibly the worst contract in NHL history, and had an anemic season points wise,...

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Defending our shootout choices

For all of those that will always believe the season should have thought Marian Gaborik take the last shootout shot, just don't read this article.  You are only going to comment that "ZOMG HE IS...

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