One year after a thrilling year in which the Knicks finished second in the East, Carmelo Anthony and co. limped to a 37-45 — which the SCHOENE system predicted back in October. The SCHOENE projections also correctly predicted that Knicks offense wouldn’t be able to keep up with its ridiculous output in the 2012-13 season (the Knicks scoring differential dropped from +4.3 to -.9 this year).
When presented with the calculations before the season started, Carmelo Anthony wasn’t impressed.
“Sometimes there’s glitches in the computer. That’s all I can say.”
Knicks coach Mike Woodson played the “this computer never played the game” card.
“Do they play? It’s a computer system. I don’t think computers run up and down the floor.”