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kriD
08-23-2006, 03:06 PM
Artest: I feel Knicks' pain, too

BY IAN BEGLEY
DAILY NEWS SPORTS WRITER

Ron Artest said yesterday that he would finish his career with the Sacramento Kings, ending any possibility that the Queensbridge product would suit up for the Knicks.

But Artest joked that he knew how to fix the Knicks and could help Isiah Thomas - his former coach with the Indiana Pacers - run the team after his retirement.

"I think (the Knicks) can turn it around, but they need some rest and less partying in New York City," Artest said with a smile at a press conference at a midtown restaurant to announce that the All-Star Classic for Wheelchair Charities will be held at the Garden on Saturday, Sept.9. "That's my bid to be a general manager."

When asked if he could take over for Thomas, the Knicks' president and coach, Artest said he could "just help him out a little bit."

Artest, a former St. John's star, didn't offer any specifics on how he would improve the Knicks, who won just 23 games last season, but said he didn't like to see his hometown team suffer last year.

"Every time they lost I felt bad," Artest said. "I didn't want to see them lose."

Artest flew in from Detroit, where he spent last week performing community service for his role in the Nov.19, 2004 Pacers-Pistons brawl. He said comments he made during a community service appearance, where he seemed to encourage children to fight, were taken out of context.

"Someone started trouble and I ended it," Artest said last Wednesday to a group of children at the Judge Mathis Community Center. "I would always encourage you to protect yourself. But in certain situations if you can avoid them, avoid them."

Artest said yesterday that his overall message to the kids was to stay away from bad situations in their neighborhoods.

"The message was more about (staying away from) guns and drugs and not being around bad people," Artest said.

Artest wore a wrap around his right middle finger after suffering a cut during Monday night's Entertainer's Basketball Classic championship game at Rucker Park, in which he scored 18 points to lead Terror Squad over Black Wall Street.

He also visited with patients from Goldwater Memorial Hospital on Roosevelt Island who have benefited from Wheelchair Charities, Inc., which provides motorized wheelchairs and other equipment for disabled patients. Artest has been involved with the charity since he met founder Hank Carter as a teenager.

Theresa A-Williams, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, an inflammatory disease that causes a loss of function in the joints, has met Artest on several occasions during his visits to the hospital and was at the restaurant to talk to him. A-Williams said that she knows a different Artest than the one involved in the infamous brawl in 2004.

"On TV you see this different person that they portray," A-Williams said. "But when I see him here, he's just a nice man who takes out the time to travel here and visit us."

Male30Dan
08-23-2006, 03:34 PM
That is about as useless as an article gets, (no offense kriD)!

Flacolaco
08-23-2006, 03:43 PM
That is about as useless as an article gets, (no offense kriD)!

That about sums it up.

Now to YouTube to watch Artest pummel the innocent on that fateful night....

kriD
08-23-2006, 03:47 PM
Hey, there's nothing else going on ;)

I thought at least this was interesting:
Ron Artest said yesterday that he would finish his career with the Sacramento Kings
Then again, we're talking about the words of Artest here...

Male30Dan
08-23-2006, 03:51 PM
Artest really is a dumb human being. He looks like the equivalent of a 133MHz PC with 32MB RAM trying to install Windows XP when asked an easy question... How was that analogy for ya U2?

;)

Flacolaco
08-23-2006, 04:00 PM
Artest really is a dumb human being. He looks like the equivalent of a 133MHz PC with 32MB RAM trying to install Windows XP when asked an easy question... How was that analogy for ya U2?

;)


I used to play the original woflenstien on a computer a lot like that.....

dalmations202
08-23-2006, 04:02 PM
Artest really is a dumb human being. He looks like the equivalent of a 133MHz PC with 32MB RAM trying to install Windows XP when asked an easy question... How was that analogy for ya U2?

;)
133Mhz FSB or 133Mhz core?
32mb Ram in cache or 32mb Ram in total?
XP Home or Professional ?


:)

u2sarajevo
08-23-2006, 04:08 PM
Artest really is a dumb human being. He looks like the equivalent of a 133MHz PC with 32MB RAM trying to install Windows XP when asked an easy question... How was that analogy for ya U2?

;)Seeing as Windows XP wouldn't load on that PC..... that is pretty dumb.

Male30Dan
08-23-2006, 04:17 PM
133Mhz FSB or 133Mhz core?
32mb Ram in cache or 32mb Ram in total?
XP Home or Professional ?


:)

Core... Total... Professional...

But U2 had the final answer, so you lose Dalm... LOSER! ;)

dalmations202
08-23-2006, 04:29 PM
Core... Total... Professional...

But U2 had the final answer, so you lose Dalm... LOSER! ;)
Won't load natively, or can't get it to load with some work ?

Male30Dan
08-23-2006, 04:36 PM
Won't load natively, or can't get it to load with some work ?

I am sorry, but as you see (http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/upgrading/sysreqs.mspx), the almighty [INSERT LIGHTING FROM ANUS, THUNDER FROM HEAVENS, AND LOTS OF PRETTY CONFETTI IN NUMEROUS COLORS] Microsoft [/INSERT LIGHTING FROM ANUS, THUNDER FROM HEAVENS, AND LOTS OF PRETTY CONFETTI IN NUMEROUS COLORS] says no and no means no!

dalmations202
08-23-2006, 04:41 PM
I am sorry, but as you see (http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/upgrading/sysreqs.mspx), the almighty [INSERT LIGHTING FROM ANUS, THUNDER FROM HEAVENS, AND LOTS OF PRETTY CONFETTI IN NUMEROUS COLORS] Microsoft [/INSERT LIGHTING FROM ANUS, THUNDER FROM HEAVENS, AND LOTS OF PRETTY CONFETTI IN NUMEROUS COLORS] says no and no means no!
So you don't think it can be done ? ? ?

Male30Dan
08-23-2006, 04:50 PM
Did you not read my words, (makes me think of Stiller saying "No one makes me bleed my own blood")... I said [INSERT LIGHTING FROM ANUS, THUNDER FROM HEAVENS, AND LOTS OF PRETTY CONFETTI IN NUMEROUS COLORS] Microsoft [INSERT LIGHTING FROM ANUS, THUNDER FROM HEAVENS, AND LOTS OF PRETTY CONFETTI IN NUMEROUS COLORS] says no and no means no...

dalmations202
08-23-2006, 04:56 PM
Load linux kernel
Overclock the processor to 300.
Page the memory up to 256.
dual boot - Load it where M$ thinks it is loading to 300 mhz machine with 256 Ram

Might take a little tweeking of the kernel source, but M$ isn't too hard to fake out.

Why you would want to do this? I have no idea, but I think I could make it work.

Male30Dan
08-23-2006, 05:09 PM
Dalm... That wouldn't work!

MavsX
08-28-2006, 08:19 AM
whats a linux