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2021 New York Knicks year-end quiz

Posting and Toasting (MMiranda) — It’s self-worth time! Five. What a concept . Most people have five fingers and toes. Tornadoes and hurricanes go up to five, at least so far. Some people claim to have more sense than that, but there, too, five is a popular destination. There are five Home Alone movies and five House Party flicks. The two greatest Davids in Mets history both wore the number. This past season, the New...
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Celebrating the Knicks’ absence from tonight’s draft lottery

Posting and Toasting (BennyBuckets71) — There will be none of this tonight, which represents a step in the right direction. | Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports Progress.  The NBA draft lottery is usually among the most important days of each year for the Knicks , a franchise that has finished over .500 only four times in the last 20 seasons. This year, though, we emphasize “usually” in that sentence, because New...
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2020-21 Knicks Player Review: RJ Barrett

Posting and Toasting (BennyBuckets71) — The best moment of RJ’s career to date. | Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images In short: He was very good. RJ Barrett shined brightly on Broadway in his sophomore season, improving in all statistical categories, playing with the composure of a 10-year veteran, and looking like a franchise cornerstone who might just be on the precipice of stardom. Following his rookie...
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Knicks president Leon Rose finished 4th in NBA Executive of the Year voting

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Don Leon is rising through the ranks. Many skeptics laughed when former agent Leon Rose took over the New York Knicks’ front office in February 2020. I must admit that I wasn’t a huge fan of the move. But it’s hard to argue with the results so far. Under the first full season of Rose’s stewardship, the Knicks went from a league-wide laughingstock to the...
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Immanuel Quickley earns All-Rookie Second Team honors

Posting and Toasting (BennyBuckets71) — Congrats, IQ! | Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images He was almost a First Teamer. Immanuel Quickley has been named to the All-Rookie Second Team, an impressive prize considering the 25th pick in the first round of the 2020 NBA draft famously received a D+ from CBS Sports. Look, we’re not going to spend forever harping on that D+ grade, but we will spend a few more...
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Ep. 103 Shock Jacques Knicks Podcast

Posting and Toasting (Sean Saint Jacques) — More Knicks accolades, Dallas’ overhaul, the Sixers choke job and much more. Hey everyone! I’m back with a new episode of the show breaking down the Knicks and the NBA! Here is this week’s rundown: -Julius Randle gets 2nd Team All-NBA. -The Mavericks overhaul the front office as Head Coach Rick Carlisle and GM Donnie Nelson are gone in Dallas. -The Sixers blow an 18-point lead and follow...
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Knicks Notes: IQ turns 22, RJ delights Canadian coach, disgruntled young stars

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports Happy birthday! Good afternoon, friends. Let us kick off this Thursday with a shoutout to the birthday boy, Immanuel Quickley. Wishing a Happy Birthday to our rook, @IQ_GodSon ! #NewYorkForever pic.twitter.com/7O3nVmRCvU — NEW YORK KNICKS (@nyknicks) June 17, 2021 Meanwhile, the Canadian Patriot ( Le patriote canadien ) RJ Barrett is...
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Julius Randle named to the All-NBA Second Team

Posting and Toasting (BennyBuckets71) — That right there? An All-NBA player. | Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images A much-deserved honor. The accolades keep coming for Julius Randle following his finest professional season to date, with the NBA announcing late Tuesday night that the power forward has been named to the All-NBA Second Team. The honor is significant, so don’t let the fact that the Knicks ...
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Know The Prospect: Tre Mann

Posting and Toasting (Kento Kato) — IndyStar-USA TODAY Sports The Florida guard can get buckets. James Harden, Luka Doncic, Steph Curry, and any other offensive superstar in today’s game has the ability to create space off the dribble. This is something Tre Mann excels at. As you can see in the first play in the video below, the 6’5”, 20-year-old combo guard from Florida has the ability to go iso and get shots for...
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Knicks Notes: RJ’s birthday, the newest Randle, a Taj Gibson mayoral endorsement

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Happy 21st, RJ! Happy Monday, folks. I hope everybody is feeling rested and ready to tackle the week ahead. Let us begin by wishing a happy 21st birthday to our very own RJ Barrett! Can you believe he’s already 21? They grow up so fast, don’t they? If you have MSG and some free time this afternoon, you can watch some of RJ’s greatest hits. Don't...
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Mitchell Robinson (fractured foot) is back to practice, roasting teammates on social media

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Immanuel Quickley got burned. The Knicks missed Mitchell Robinson. It might not have been apparent immediately after the big man went down with a fractured foot on March 27, as backup centers Nerlens Noel and Taj Gibson held down the fort admirably. But neither of them had the size to contend with with Hawks center Clint Capela during the players. It...
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Ep. 102 Shock Jacques Knicks Podcast

Posting and Toasting (Sean Saint Jacques) — Tibs wins the NBA Coach of the Year. The Knicks look into upgrading at point guard and the NBA Playoffs continue to heat up. Hey everyone! I’m back with a new podcast this week. Here is the show rundown: -Tom Thibodeau wins the NBA Coach of the Year Award! I breakdown why he won it and why he deserves it. Julius Randle finishes eighth for MVP and Derrick Rose gets a MVP first place vote. ...
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Know The Prospect: Charles Bassey

Posting and Toasting (Chris Priczak) — Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images Charles Bassey was one of the top rebounders and shot blockers in the NCAA during the 2020-21 season. There are several intriguing centers available in the 2021 NBA Draft , including a few that could be great options in the late first round. The New York Knicks could use one of their two first-round picks (19th or 21st) on a big man, if the team...
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Which remaining playoff team(s) should Knicks fans root for?

Posting and Toasting (MMiranda) — Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images Time to rate the Hateful Eight. It’s been a long, long time since the Knicks played a season chock full of as much intrigue as this one. It took a while to get comfortable with them winning in the first place; once that was established, there were weeks and weeks of jostling for seeding up to the very last game of the year. The playoffs were a...
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Julius Randle finishes 8th in MVP vote; Derrick Rose gets one first-place vote (???)

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports To the surprise of almost nobody, Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic won the 2021 NBA MVP award Tuesday night. While no Knick was a contender for the big prize, Julius Randle certainly put in the work during the regular season to earn some down-ballot votes. And so it was. Randle earned one third-place vote, two fourth-place votes and nine...
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