Howard Megdal

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Bio: Howard Megdal is Writer At Large for Capital New York, and a contributing writer for Sports on Earth. His books include The Baseball Talmud, Taking the Field and Wilpon's Folly. Follow Howard on Twitter @HowardMegdal.

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‘Obviously something changed’: Avery Johnson has regrets, and questions

EAST RUTHERFORD—We'd gathered at a location that no longer makes sense to see a coach who was fired for reasons no one outside the Nets organization fully understands.

Dec. 28, 2012

 
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The Nets fire Avery Johnson, November’s coach of the month

When Avery Johnson won N.B.A. Coach of the Month honors, the Nets were 11-4 and looked like Eastern Conference contenders.

Dec. 27, 2012

 
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J.R. Smith and Jason Kidd fill the void, heroically

The New York Knicks faced the Phoenix Suns Wednesday night on the road, knowing that without Carmelo Anthony or Raymond Felton, they'd need other players to assume roles they previously hadn't.

Dec. 27, 2012

 
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The Knicks' off-season is catching up with them

Sometimes, the results on the court deviate greatly from the expected results of an offseason distribution of talent.

Dec. 26, 2012

 
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Right now, no size fits the Nets

Did that win on Sunday over the 76ers mean that coach Avery Johnson and the Nets figured things out, after losing eight of their previous ten games?  

Dec. 26, 2012

 
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A team, and a time, for Scott Hairston

The New York Mets, at the moment, don't have a whole lot to offer to free agents.

Dec. 24, 2012

 
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The Nets try an experiment in basketball without Kris Humphries

Say this for Brooklyn Nets coach Avery Johnson: in his efforts to turn around the recent skid of his team, he's been unafraid to try new things.

Dec. 24, 2012

 
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What can Stoudemire and Camby do for the Knicks now?

It's been a consistent formala that produced the remarkable 20-7 record over the first third of the Knicks' season.

Dec. 24, 2012

 
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Why are the Knicks so scared of Amar’e Stoudemire?

The return of Amar'e Stoudemire, whose season has been delayed due to knee surgery, could be just days away.

Dec. 21, 2012

 
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The Mets dump R.A. Dickey, but can’t quite let go

When it comes to pitcher/folk hero R.A. Dickey, the Mets seems to have mixed feelings.

Dec. 21, 2012