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Best-Case, Worst-Case Scenarios for RJ Barrett’s Rookie Season

The Knicks Wall (Steven Louis) — The start of RJ Barrett’s rookie season in the NBA is dramatically close—but will the Knicks swingman fool skeptics or fail to impress? First, a few disclaimers: we are not talking about the absolute, unfettered, best-case scenario—that would be something like R.J. Barrett winning Rookie of the Year and NBA MVP this season, then dunking […] The post Best-Case, Worst-Case...
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Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina Touted by French Teammates for Strong Play in FIBA World Cup

The Knicks Wall (Sam DiGiovanni) — Several of Team France’s mates for Frank Ntilikina have been extraordinarily complimentary of the young Knicks guard’s World Cup performance. Many believe the FIBA World Cup is Frank Ntilikina’s last chance to impress New York Knicks management. The 21-year-old is entering his third season in the league without a solidified role on the team. He […] The post ...
  • 69 days ago
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The Return of the Roughneck Knicks

The Knicks Wall (Harley Geffner) — Can the new-look Knicks frontcourt restore the team to its gritty 1990’s glory days? The last great time to be a Knicks fan was before I turned five. The ’90s Knicks and the city of New York were in lockstep with a FOH energy. You couldn’t come in to Charles Oakley’s paint without getting knocked […] The post The Return of the Roughneck Knicks appeared first on The Knicks...
  • 71 days ago
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5 Worst Moments of the 2018–19 Knicks Season (And What We Learned)

The Knicks Wall (Harrison Liao) — In an effort to exorcise last season’s demons, we recount a handful of poor Knicks moments and what we can extract from the misery. Last year, we broke down the five most disastrous moments of the 2017–18 New York Knicks season and the lessons gleaned from them. Things, uh, didn’t get much better in 2018–19. […] The post 5 Worst Moments of the 2018–19 Knicks Season (And What We...
  • 72 days ago
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Curb Your Bias: On Extreme Feelings for Players and Teams

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — Mike Cortez reflects during the low point for the NBA calendar year how we often take issue and overly defend our players and teams. The dog days of August have a way of turning our brains to mush. From July to mid-September, (men’s) basketball takes a power nap. While real basketball rests, hoops discourse suffers […] The post Curb Your Bias: On Extreme Feelings for Players and...
  • 74 days ago
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Report: Carmelo Anthony Expected to Join Informal Knicks Scrimmages

The Knicks Wall (Sam DiGiovanni) — Could an offseason scrimmage with the Knicks signal Carmelo Anthony’s return to the orange and blue? A familiar face will reportedly be joining the Knicks at their informal five-on-five scrimmages at Columbia University Thursday morning. Carmelo Anthony, a 10-time All-Star and certified bucket-getter, will be joining the Knicks in their scrimmages at Columbia, first reported […] ...
  • 75 days ago
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Three Knicks Who Could Make the 2020 NBA All-Star Game

The Knicks Wall (Quentin Haynes) — At first glance, the Knicks aren’t primed with top talent in the NBA, but there’s still a chance one of these players could make next year’s All-Star Game. The NBA All-Star Game offers many different jump-off points for discussion. It’s supposed to be an honor to denote one’s status in the league. A young player […] The post Three Knicks Who Could Make the 2020 NBA...
  • 76 days ago
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R.J. Barrett Signs Multi-Year Shoe Deal With Puma

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — The Knicks’ 2019 first-round pick RJ Barrett announced on Wednesday he would sign with athletic brand Puma in an exclusive shoe deal. R.J. Barrett is officially Puma Gang. OFFICIAL: RJ Barrett has signed a multi-year shoe deal with PUMA. More to come live from New York on 31st Street at 4:30 PM… pic.twitter.com/0INe0BPolV — Nick […] The post R.J. Barrett Signs...
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How Kawhi Leonard’s Move Out West Affects the Knicks and Eastern Conference

The Knicks Wall (Nick Scolaro) — Kawhi Leonard leaving the reigning champion Raptors surely will have ripple effects in the Eastern Conference along with the Knicks. On July 10th, a Woj Bomb lit up the phones of everybody plugged into the NBA, letting them the know highly coveted free agent Kawhi Leonard had decided to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. […] The post How Kawhi Leonard’s Move Out West Affects the...
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How Will David Fizdale Impact Key Players in RJ Barrett, Ignas Brazdeikis & Julius Randle?

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — Knicks head coach David Fizdale enters Year 2 in New York with a radically different roster, but growing pains from young players remain. Knicks head coach David Fizdale had a lackluster first season in charge in New York, mostly due to the lack of talent on his team and a fluid roster half composed of […] The post How Will David Fizdale Impact Key Players in RJ Barrett, Ignas...
  • 78 days ago
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Offseason Westchester Knicks Update: What the Team Could Look Like Next Season

The Knicks Wall (Nick Scolaro) — Fringe NBA players and two-way contracts make up much of the roster for the Westchester Knicks, whose aim is productively develop players. As the summer winds down, there isn’t much of any significance happening in the basketball universe aside from some Team USA and FIBA World Cup games and a plethora of relatively meaningless pickup […] The post Offseason Westchester Knicks...
  • 81 days ago
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Popcast: Popeyes vs Chick-fil-A – One Battle to Determine it All

The Knicks Wall (Anthony Corbo) — This is the only episode that matters. The Knicks Wall Podcast dips its toes in the ASMR waters to determine the answer to the biggest question of the summer — is the Popeyes Spicy Chicken Sandwich the best of its class? TIMESTAMPS (3:44) Anthony Corbo and Kyle Maggio eat Spicy Chicken sandwiches to determine a […] The post Popcast: Popeyes vs Chick-fil-A – One Battle to Determine it...
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Are the Knicks Building a More Sustainable Roster?

The Knicks Wall (Evan Cole) — Minimizing roster turnover is one of the many factors that point to a successful team, but the Knicks haven’t exactly done that in recent years. One of the defining marks of a well-run organization and, non-coincidentally, something the Knicks have perpetually lacked is sustainability. A solid way to measure sustainability is by seeing which teams […] The post Are the Knicks...
  • 84 days ago
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Derrick Alston Promoted to Westchester Knicks Head Coach

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — New York’s developmental affiliation club, the Westchester Knicks, will hire former assistant Derrick Alston as head coach, replacing Mike Miller. Former Westchester Knicks assistant coach Derrick Alston has been hired to be the New York Knicks’ full-time G League head coach, first reported by Newsday‘s Steve Popper. Alston, 47, will replace former DubKnicks head coach Mike...
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Getting to Know New Knicks Wing Reggie Bullock

The Knicks Wall (Michael Corvo) — The Knicks renegotiated their deal with free agent wing Reggie Bullock after it was discovered the veteran is nursing a cervical disc injury. On July 16th, The Knicks inked Reggie Bullock to a two year, $8.2 million deal. The agreement initially looked to be set at two years and $21 million, but concerns over the […] The post Getting to Know New Knicks Wing Reggie Bullock appeared...
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