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Elfrid Payton and the Career Makeover Opportunity With the Knicks

The Knicks Wall (Harrison Liao) — From being cast out of Orlando to signing a team-friendly two-year contract with the Knicks, Elfrid Payton is looking to flip his career narrative. For Elfrid Payton, the 2019–20 season marks more than just a fresh start with a new team—it is ostensibly his last shot at becoming a high-caliber NBA point guard. It looks […] The post Elfrid Payton and the Career Makeover Opportunity With...
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Podcast: Was a Knicks and Melo reunion possible?

The Knicks Wall (Bryan Gibberman) — The Knicks considered bringing Carmelo Anthony back if they hit it big in free agency plus Bobby Portis revealed what his role would be with his new team. Ty Jordan jumped on with Kyle Maggio and Bryan Gibberman on this edition of the TKW Podcast. RATE, REVIEW & SUBSCRIBE!! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-knicks-wall/id1258330953 FOLLOW US!! Anthony: @corboanthony Kyle: […]...
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Report: Knicks Had Considered Bringing Back Carmelo Anthony

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — Contingent on also acquiring two stars in free agency, the New York Knicks reportedly considered bringing in former ‘Bocker Carmelo Anthony. The New York Knicks would have considered re-signing former All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony in the offseason if the franchise also “landed two major free agents,” per The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Anthony, 35, spent six-plus...
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The Knicks Practice All the Way Out in Westchester. Should That Matter?

The Knicks Wall (Michael Corvo) — The lack of top free agents landing with the Knicks has cast a spotlight on the uncomfortable idea that the New York franchise is not leveraging its location to the best of its abilities, namely, its seemingly out-of-the-way Tarrytown practice facility. After the Brooklyn Nets beat out the Knicks in free agency, much of the […] The post The Knicks Practice All the Way Out in...
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Allonzo Trier Is ‘Harnessing’ His Three-Point Shot in the Offseason for the Knicks

The Knicks Wall (Quentin Haynes) — Knicks second-year guard Allonzo Trier opened up about his need to increase his outside productivity—and it could dramatically improve his standing on the team, too. On Monday, The Athletic’s Mike Vorkunov penned an excellent piece on the New York Knicks detailing what some of their youngest players are working on this summer. It described what […] The post Allonzo Trier Is...
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TKW Highlights: Former Pelicans Teammates Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton Assists

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — Watch new Knicks and former Pelicans teammates Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton assist each other in a mash-up video. The New York Knicks contracted seven new players via the NBA’s free agency this offseason, but two of them actually were teammates together with the New Orleans Pelicans last season. 24-year-old power forward Julius Randle spent […] The post TKW Highlights: Former...
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Can Marcus Morris’ Toughness Rub Off on the Knicks?

The Knicks Wall (Nick Scolaro) — Marcus Morris was the last add-on in free agency for the Knicks, but he could bring a gritty edge to a team sorely lacking in toughness. Capping the Knicks’ offseason was the signing of 29-year-old forward Marcus Morris. Originally, Morris agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal with the Spurs, but backed out of that […] The post Can Marcus Morris’ Toughness Rub Off on the Knicks?...
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Your 2019–20 Knicks: Best Case, Median Case & Worst Case Outcomes

The Knicks Wall (Eli Cohen) — A look into a hazy crystal ball that could spell fortune or infamy—or something down the middle of the road for the 2020 Knicks in the aftermath of their busy offseason. Unless you’re a Charlotte Hornets diehard, this is the time of year where even the most brow-beaten fanbases often can’t help being swept up […] The post Your 2019–20 Knicks: Best Case, Median Case &...
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How to Maximize RJ Barrett in Year One

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — Exploring the type of players and lineups Knicks rookie RJ Barrett should play with in order to extract the most value out of the swingman. R.J. Barrett cleared his first hurdle. Similar to GoodFellas, where you are not an official member of the crew until you get pinched, you are not officially a Knick until […] The post How to Maximize RJ Barrett in Year One appeared first on The...
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A Brief History of the Knicks-Nets ‘Rivalry’

The Knicks Wall (John Priest) — Despite a relatively quiet last few years, the rivalry between the Knicks and Nets is longstanding and grounded in New York metropolitan history. Rivalries have been a feature of hoops in the Big Apple since the barrier-breaking New York Renaissance and the all-white Original Celtics dazzled sell-out crowds in the 1920’s. While the rivalry between […] The post A Brief History of...
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Kevin Knox Was New York’s Biggest Loser in Free Agency

The Knicks Wall (Quentin Haynes) — Kevin Knox faces a looming position battle, as the 19-year-old must demonstrate development amid a chaotic forward rotation. After New York’s massive spending spree, the Knicks are looking to improve their standing among the league’s best. It isn’t Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, but New York’s front office has amassed one of the largest free-agent […] The post Kevin Knox Was New...
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Knicks’ Julius Randle Invited to Team USA Training Camp Roster

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — New forward Julius Randle joins center Mitchell Robinson as Knicks reps at USA Basketball’s forthcoming training camp before the FIBA World Cup. Following multiple NBA stars dropping out of summer competition, USA Basketball is inviting New York Knicks power forward Julius Randle to the training camp ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, […] The post Knicks’ Julius...
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Julius Randle, Mitchell Robinson and the Potentially Scary Knicks Frontcourt

The Knicks Wall (Zach Locascio) — New Knicks power forward Julius Randle and emerging center Mitchell Robinson portend to comprise a salivating offense-defense punch in the Knicks’ frontcourt. The Knicks’ key signing during free agency was not Kevin Durant, as fans hoped, but the more low-key acquisition of power forward Julius Randle. Despite adding another under-25-year-old talent to the team, the […] The post ...
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Knicks Free Agent Introductions: Reggie Bullock

The Knicks Wall (Bryan Gibberman) — The next look at a Knicks free agent signee is Reggie Bullock, who had to overcome a medical issue and renegotiate his deal to before inking a new one. The Knicks ranked 22nd (29.5) in three-pointers attempted per game and tied for 27th (34%) in three-point percentage last season. Reggie Bullock’s role is to help […] The post Knicks Free Agent Introductions: Reggie Bullock ...
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Summer League Standout Kenny Wooten Invited to Knicks Training Camp

The Knicks Wall (Ty Jordan) — The Knicks signed undrafted Oregon product Kenny Wooten, a Summer League shot-blocker extraordinaire, to an Exhibit 10 deal, inviting him to the the team’s training camp in the fall. Even with a favorable amount of rotation players participating in Summer League, the New York Knicks failed to make the exhibition tournament’s playoffs. Although it’s sad […] The post Summer...
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