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Pre-Game Reconnaissance: Knicks at Thunder—10/19/17

Posting and Toasting (Harrison Rahajason) — Prepare yourself for Knicks-Thunder! BASKETBALL BACK!!! The Knicks are getting their regular season going Thursday night in Oklahoma City. That game is going to be on national TV which seems like a very bad idea. Thank goodness the preseason is over because after New York’s 0-5 finish, it can really only go up from here, right? There are so many storylines tonight. Knicks against Melo!...
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P&T Round(ball) Table: What’s your preferred rotation for the 2017-18 Knicks?

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Everybody’s a coach. It’s game day, suckas! The P&T staff got together to discuss their optimal rotations for the 2017-18 Knickerbockers. This being a rebuilding year—not a Yankees-style rebuilding year—everybody has their own particular motives for choosing lineups: player development, tanking, even trying to win. Let’s get it on! Matt Miranda STARTERS: Enes Kanter , ...
  • 92 days ago
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Locked on Knicks, Episode 192: Knickstape Mixtape 2k18

Posting and Toasting (James Marceda) — In which we pick a song for each Knick iTunes | Stitcher | RSS On today’s ‘sode I’m joined by Jonathan Schulman to answer the age old question: if each Knick was a song, what song would they be? Jon and I go back and forth picking songs for every Knick on the 17-man roster in ascending salary order, explaining the reasoning for our picks along the way. We even put them in...
  • 92 days ago
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Knicks Links- 10/18/17: Kristaps Porzingis is ready to guard Carmelo Anthony

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Melo vs. Kristaps. Sounds like a damn monster movie. One more day, baby! Woooooooooooooooo! New York Knicks basketball is almost here; the team is getting set to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday. Carmelo Anthony will be there, but no longer playing for the orange and blue. With OKC Melo firmly ensconced at the power forward spot, which means we could be set to enjoy a...
  • 93 days ago
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Locked on Knicks, Episode 191: Ian Begley on rotations, relationships, and MORE!

Posting and Toasting (James Marceda) — Can a beat writer be friends with a player? iTunes | Stitcher | RSS On today’s ‘sode I’m joined by Ian Begley , Knicks beat writer for ESPN. Topics include, but are not limited to: League perception of the Knicks' front office Hornacek's promise to settle on a 10-man rotation Kristaps' goals for the upcoming season Hardaway's contract offers Reporter...
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Knicks practice notes- 10/16/17: Frank Ntilikina practices, talks about facing Russell Westbrook

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Frank back! Rejoice, fellow Knicks fans: Frank Ntilikina took part in full-contact practice for the first time since injuring his knee in the preseason opener against the Nets . The point guard didn’t take part in the team scrimmage, though that was due to the fact that Jeff Hornacek didn’t want Frank overdoing it following the two-week layoff. Preseason: ✔︎ Season Opener: 3 Days...
  • 94 days ago
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Locked on Knicks, Episode 190: Knicks Season Preview

Posting and Toasting (James Marceda) — What’s gonna happen!? iTunes | Stitcher | RSS On today’s show I’m joined by the inimitable Jared Dubin to preview the 2017-18 New York Knicks. Topics include, but are not limited to: The relative competence of Steve Mills and Scott Perry The multitude of forced and feeble Frank Ntilikina nicknames The science of roster building and cap management Jadakiss Predictive...
  • 95 days ago
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The Knicks are rebuilding, which isn't actually a foreign concept to New York sports fans

Posting and Toasting (Alex Wolfe) — Debunking the myth that “You can’t rebuild in New York.” “You can’t rebuild in New York.” A saying seemingly as old as time itself, the idea that you can’t build from the ground up in the Greatest City in the World has been floated forever, based on the logic that red-faced mouth-breathers calling Mike Francesca to scream their guts out on their lunch break are somehow the baseline metric...
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Knicks practice notes- 10/14/17: Kristaps Porzingis, Frank Ntilikina expected to play in opener

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — That would be nice! On Saturday the New York Knicks finished their first practice with their nominal regular-season roster, having already cut the likes of Nigel Hayes , Trey Burke and Xavier Rathan-Mayes . Some important injured-bockers also made their triumphant return to the practice court. Frank Ntilikina (knee) didn't participate in contact portions of practice today. Kristaps...
  • 96 days ago
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The Knicks have released Trey Burke, Nigel Hayes and Xavier Rathan-Mayes

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Fare thee well. The Knicks have released point guards Trey Burke and Xavier Rathan-Mayes , as well as forward Nigel Hayes , Saturday morning. October 14, 2017 – The New York Knickerbockers announced today that the team has waived Trey Burke, Nigel Hayes and Xavier Rathan-Mayes. pic.twitter.com/AAvj9EAfK4 — NY_KnicksPR (@NY_KnicksPR) October 14, 2017 The release comes just...
  • 97 days ago
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Wizards 110, Knicks 103: ‘Do not anger McBuckets’

Posting and Toasting (Osama Hamed) — This loss wasn’t as bad as the others, I swear! Alas, here we are. The final preseason game before these young Knickerbockers embark on a journey to discovering themselves. The Knicks played the Wizards Friday night, and if any of the earlier games were any indication, the Knicks were not expected to win. It certainly doesn’t help that the two (hopefully) future cornerstones, Kristaps...
  • 98 days ago
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Wizards 110, Knicks 103: Scenes from the Doug McDermott scoring spectacle

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — The New York Knicks finished out their preseason winless, dropping a 110-103 contest to the Washington Wizards . The Knicks played Washington close throughout until the second and third units let Kelly Oubre run buck wild all over them in the final quarter. Good performance, though! Sure, the game was at MSG, and the Wiz were playing without John Wall , but we’ll take what we can get! ...
  • 98 days ago
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Pre-Game Reconnaissance: Wizards at Knicks—10/13/17

Posting and Toasting (Harrison Rahajason) — Prepare yourself for Knicks-Wiz! The Knicks are rounding out their preseason slate today against the Wizards ! The two have played once before in the preseason and that game was the closest the Knicks came to a win in the five-game exhibition schedule. The Wizards won behind 19 points by John Wall against a Kristaps Porzingis and Frank Ntilikina-less Knicks rotation. The winless...
  • 98 days ago
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Calling all P&T Mailbag questions: Round 2

Posting and Toasting (MMiranda) — Your favorite bimonthly semi-annual whim is back! Our last (and, to be honest, first) mailbag came before weeks prior to Carmelo Anthony joining a franchise founded in part by Malik Rose and Chris Wilcox (OAKAAKUYO). So much has happened since then -- Jarrett Jack; Trey Burke; and, despite a likely winless preseason, actual praise from actual legit sources about the Knicks’ direction....
  • 98 days ago
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Locked on Knicks, Episode 189: Timmy and Lance preseason reviews, Hornacek quotes, preseason finale

Posting and Toasting (James Marceda) — Timmy is up. Lance is down. iTunes | Stitcher | RSS Preseason is coming to a close, which means it’s time to take stock of what we’ve seen so far. How does prodigal son Tim Hardaway Jr. look? How about Knicks stalwart Lance Thomas? DJ Coachy Jeff said a bunch of stuff on Thursday. Did it make any sense? And finally, I discuss what I’ll be looking for in the preseason finale. ...
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