Archive for January 30th, 2009


Friday, January 30th, 2009

Hot Stove Player of the Week: Nate Robinson

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Groundhog Day is only a few days away. And we all know what that means: If Plaxico Burress leaves his house and shoots himself in the leg, it’s six more weeks of winter. And Super Bowl Sunday is just about here. The Giants and Jets disappointed us so we’ll have to look to the other local teams for comfort. The Nets and Knicks are battling for the playoffs (even if it’s the eighth spot, we’ll take it), the Devils and Rangers are atop their division and the Islanders . . . well, four out of five ain’t bad. This week’s prize for the Hot Stove Player of the Week: He gets to write a tell-all book with Tom Verducci.

Winner

Nate Robinson: The diminutive sparkplug broke out of his slump in a big way, leading the Knicks to three wins in four games this past week. His team is even in the playoff hunt now. Robinson scored 24 points (20 in the fourth quarter) in Wednesday’s win over Atlanta. He scored 19, 26 and 16 …

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