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Damyean Dotson and Allonzo Trier Are Forgotten Men in the Knicks’ Rotation Battle

The Knicks Wall (Quentin Haynes) — Damyean Dotson and Allonzo Trier proved their value in the loss-stricken Knicks season last year, and they’re also the first to potentially lose minutes come the fall. The New York Knicks’ rotation continues to be a point of contention as we move out of the summer and closer to the looming preseason.  Between the rookies […] The post Damyean Dotson and Allonzo Trier Are...
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Wayne Ellington’s Outside Shooting Will Find a Home on the Knicks

The Knicks Wall (Tyler Marko) — The Knicks signed free agent shooting guard Wayne Ellington in the offseason in an attempt to remedy disastrous spacing of yesteryear. When the Knicks’ offseason plans of signing a pair of superstars went awry, the team responded by signing several mid-tier free agents to movable, short-term deals. Despite detractors deriding the front office for signing […] The post Wayne...
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The Five Knicks Games to Get Hyped About for the 2019–20 Season

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — The Knicks won’t be among elite company next season, but that doesn’t stop them from competing in a handful of notable matchups. Real basketball is quickly creeping up on us. Following a strong end to their Summer League, the New York Knicks are hoping to carry that momentum into the regular season, when wins and […] The post The Five Knicks Games to Get Hyped About for the...
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NBA Releases 2019–20 New York Knicks Schedule

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — The Knicks start their season on the road against the Spurs and their home opener features a Celtics matchup, as their schedule is released. David Fizdale’s second season as head coach of the New York Knicks begins on October 23rd, as the drastically different-looking team faces off with the Spurs to commence its 2019–20 NBA […] The post NBA Releases 2019–20 New York Knicks...
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Evaluating the Past 10 Years of Knicks Coaching

The Knicks Wall (Zach Locascio) — From Mike D’Antoni to David Fizdale, if the Knicks’ coaches the last decade have one thing in common, it may be meddling executives. The post–Patrick Ewing Knicks have had a penchant for failing. From the front office to individual players, it’s been nothing but disappointment after disappointment. Often the first person to get blamed is […] The post Evaluating the Past 10...
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Knicks Bringing Summer League’s Lamar Peters Back on Non-Guaranteed Deal

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) —   The Knicks extended essentially a training camp invite to Mississippi State product Lamar Peters on Sunday evening. He played on their Summer League team, too. The New York Knicks are signing point guard Lamar Peters to a non-guaranteed contract, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reports. Peters, 21, spent three seasons at Mississippi State where he […] The post Knicks...
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Taj Gibson’s Final Act: What Can the Veteran Bring to New York?

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — 34-year-old Tom Thibodeau veteran Taj Gibson could be the eyes and ears on the court for the Knicks’ defense—and a solid mentor off the court. Defense, once considered the folklore of New York basketball, has become something that is said in the past tense. The Knicks teams—the good Knicks teams—all had a common thread: strong […] The post Taj Gibson’s Final Act: What Can...
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Podcast: Salvaging Frank Ntilikina’s Career, Knicksmas No More & Iggy’s Rookie Role

The Knicks Wall (Anthony Corbo) — Anthony Corbo and Kyle Maggio break down why this season is make-or-break for Frank Ntilikina and what he needs to do to find minutes on the court this year. Plus, the Knicks get shafted on Christmas, crowdsource throwback jerseys and more. TIMESTAMPS (01:27) Why this year is crucial to Frank Ntilikina salvaging his NBA career […] The post Podcast: Salvaging Frank Ntilikina’s...
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Examining the Knicks’ Sticktoitiveness With Development Through the Knox-Ntilikina Lens

The Knicks Wall (Ty Jordan) — The performances of young players in Kevin Knox and Frank Ntilikina create a polarizing spectrum of the Knicks’ capacity to develop talent. It’s not even October and the New York Knicks are already taking a beating. Free agency notwithstanding, the organization has taken L after L this summer. From this cringey unrelated tweet from the […] The post Examining the Knicks’...
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Why Not Buy Into the Ignas Brazdeikis Hype?

The Knicks Wall (Steven Louis) — Second-round pick Ignas Brazdeikis certainly has the swagger to take over New York, but the Knicks’ poor track record could derail another career. Ignas Brazdeikis is a basketball player, and he’s beginning his professional basketball career with the New York Knicks. Empirically speaking, that’s not a great look. Here’s a quick non-denominational-prayer-hope-whatever...
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How Frank Ntilikina Can Crack the Knicks’ Rotation

The Knicks Wall (Harley Geffner) — Frank Ntilikina will enter his third season in the NBA with more questions than answers. The bar is raised with added point-guard competition in Dennis Smith Jr. and Elfrid Payton. With the offseason additions of point guard Elfrid Payton and a plethora of 2 guards on the roster to complement presumed starting lead guard Dennis […] The post How Frank Ntilikina Can Crack the...
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RJ Barrett and His Playmaking Forward Possibility of a Future

The Knicks Wall (Quentin Haynes) — The Knicks would greatly benefit from playing rookie RJ Barrett as a forward, with emphasis on development of shot creation for his teammates. The future of the New York Knicks lies within the success of Mitchell Robinson and R.J. Barrett. That may change within the course of the next 12 months, but for now, those […] The post RJ Barrett and His Playmaking Forward Possibility of a...
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Knicks Reportedly Not Scheduled for Christmas Day Game

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — Both New York franchises, Knicks and Nets, are rumored to be sidelined for the NBA’s five-game national slate on Christmas. The New York Knicks are not playing on Christmas Day in December 2019, multiple sources report. The Brooklyn Nets—New York’s crosstown rivals who acquired top Knicks free-agent targets Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant—aren’t playing on […] The post Knicks Reportedly...
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How Does New Backup Big Bobby Portis Fit With the Knicks?

The Knicks Wall (Lawrence Scotti) — Bobby Portis will head into next season with the Knicks as the preeminent big man off the pine for the team, and he’s got a lot to prove to the league. The Knicks head into the 2019–20 season with far more questions than answers. The roster is loaded with young players and veterans on essentially […] The post How Does New Backup Big Bobby Portis Fit With the Knicks? appeared...
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Knicks’ RJ Barrett Will Not Participate in Canada’s FIBA World Cup Bid

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — The third overall pick in this year’s draft RJ Barrett has a “mild” calf strain and won’t be playing with his home country of Canada in the FIBA World Cup. New York Knicks first-round selection R.J. Barrett, a Canadian native, will not play with his nation’s qualifying team at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in […] The post Knicks’ RJ Barrett Will Not...
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