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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...
  • 70 days ago
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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...
  • 71 days ago
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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...
  • 75 days ago
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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...
  • 75 days ago
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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...
  • 76 days ago
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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...
  • 77 days ago
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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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