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Knicks Face Sixers in Christmas Day Matchup

The Knicks Wall (Peter Saclarides) — Kristaps Porzingis and the Knicks break bread with the Philadelphia 76ers for the first game on the NBA’s Christmas slate. Merry Knicksmas! For the second year in a row, the Knicks will play in the NBA’s Christmas Day matinee game, this time around it’s the Sixers (14–18) making the trip to the Garden to face New York (17–15). This is the Knickerbockers’ first meeting...
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The Gift of the Walking Bucket

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — A Christmas carol about the New York Knicks’ 11-percenter himself, Michael Beasley. This season was not supposed to be a great one. There was supposed to be a lot of sorrow. Losses were supposed to pile up. A lot of Kazoo jokes were expected. Carmelo Anthony and the OKC Thunder were supposed to thrive and make the Knicks dumb yet again. Instead, the Knicks have given the city hope....
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Where’s Willy? The Knicks’ Buried Big Man Needs Development

The Knicks Wall (Nick Scolaro) — Only appearing in 15 games for New York this season, the Knicks’ diamond-in-the-rough second-rounder Willy Hernangómez needs playing time—whether in N.Y. or in Westchester. “A fall from grace” is a very strong term to use in this particular situation, but Willy Hernangómez has been an afterthought this season one year removed from shining during his rookie year. Hernangómez...
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Knicks’ Late Game Execution Collapses in Detroit Defeat

The Knicks Wall (Harrison Liao) — Despite Porzingis’ resurgent shooting night, the Knicks fell apart late into the game and let a narrow lead disappear, continuing the worrisome trend of losing road games ahead of a away-heavy schedule. On the second night of a back-to-back, the New York Knicks scrapped for a fourth quarter lead against the Detroit Pistons behind Kristaps Porzingis’ hot hand. Just when it seemed...
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The Developing Pivot: Kristaps Porzingis at Center

The Knicks Wall (Ankit Mehra) — The New York Knicks have yet to see Kristaps Porzingis at his very best, with his lack of minutes at the five proving to be a hindrance to his growth.  We all remember the fateful day where the New York Knicks were given the biggest gift the franchise had received since Patrick Ewing was drafted in 1985. It was June 25, 2015, where Commissioner Adam Silver got up to the podium in the Barclays...
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Knicks Attempt to Quell Road Woes in Detroit

The Knicks Wall (Matt Spendley) — After an exhilarating victory over the Celtics last night, the Knicks travel to Detroit to take on the Pistons. Just one second, before we begin. Let’s all bask in His Glory once again. Nothing but respect for MY president pic.twitter.com/zEqyH5oYfs — Kyle S. Maggio (@MaggioNBA) December 22, 2017 The Walking Bucket was simply incredible last night, willing the Knicks to victory as...
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Beasley Pushes Knicks Over Celtics in KP’s Rusty Shooting Night

The Knicks Wall (James Woodruff) — The Knicks continue to ignite exciting basketball at home, the latest proof a Michael Beasley special against conference leader Boston, 102–93. With a winning record and the way the New York Knicks (17–14) have been able to protect the Mecca, it’s not too crazy to say we’ve been spoiled by high-paced and perhaps frenetic starts from this team. Generally, with a healthy Kristaps...
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Knicks Film Study: Frank Ntilikina vs. Kyrie Irving

The Knicks Wall (Jeffrey Bellone) — The night was Michael Beasley’s, but Frank Ntilikina got to show off his defensive prowess against one of the game’s elite point guards. It seemed like the Celtics were going to turn this one into another win, when Jeff Hornacek allowed his bench to propel the Knicks. Frank Ntilikina’s defense on Kyrie Irving came as the momentum turned in favor of the Knicks. Surprisingly,...
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Knicks Prepare for Showdown with Boston Celtics at MSG

The Knicks Wall (Jeffrey Bellone) — It’s been a long time since the Knicks played the Celtics in a game that had some juice, but the Garden should be jumping on Thursday night. The last time the Knicks played the Celtics, it was ugly. I know, because I was sitting in those ugly yellow seats of TD Garden with my wife. We didn’t even get the chance to stand up and cheer for Porzingis. The Unicorn played, but it was his...
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What You Should Know About the Enes Kanter–Turkey Situation

The Knicks Wall (Michael Corvo) — Turkish prosecutors are seeking a prison term of at least four years for Knicks center Enes Kanter on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to Anadolu Agency, a Turkish state-run news outlet. Kanter, who was born in Switzerland and grew up in Turkey, has been an outspoken opponent of Erdogan’s government. As one of the country’s most famous athletes, his political...
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Step Forwards: Kyle O’Quinn and Doug McDermott’s Chemistry

The Knicks Wall (Matt Spendley) — The two Knicks reserve forwards have been a joy to watch together. What has made them so great? Picture it: the day is September 25, 2017. Doug McDermott is traded, along with Enes Kanter, to the New York Knicks. McDermott, a bit apprehensive to be coming to the biggest city in the United States, hops off the plane. He meets with his Knicks teammates. Kristaps Porzingis daps him up. Joakim...
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Hardaway Jr., Still in a Walking Boot, Is a Week Away—at Minimum—from Returning to Action

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — New York’s prize offseason (re-)acquisition could still be a week or more away from returning from a shady leg injury. Is there doubt to Hardaway Jr.’s health? On Tuesday, we received a small bit of injury update from the New York Knicks. It wasn’t news on Kristaps Porzingis’ knee injury; however, it was the second leading scorer’s, Tim Hardaway Jr., lower leg...
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Frank Tanks Knicks in Stinging Charlotte Blowout

The Knicks Wall (Nick Scolaro) — Charlotte’s Kaminsky shines in KP’s absence, and New York continues abysmal play away from MSG, this time losing to the Hornets, 109–91. Tonight’s poor effort against the Charlotte Hornets drops the Knicks road record to 2-9, which is tied for second worst in the NBA, behind guess who? The Hornets. The Knicks were awful from three-point range, only hitting 16.7 percent of their...
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Knicks Look to Keep Momentum on Their Side as They Visit the Hornets

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — The Knicks try to to extend a five-game winning streak against Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Hornets. Coming off a picture perfect week, the Knicks (16-13) head down to Charlotte to take on the Hornets. The last time these two faced off in New York, the Knicks won in comeback fashion, engineered by Kristaps Porzingis. The team may be without KP for a second straight game as he will be a...
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Monday Musings: Frank’s Confidence, Unleashing Beasley & Moving On From Melo

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — Can Michael Beasley become a fixture in the Knicks’ rotation? That and more in this week’s installment of Monday Musings. Every Monday, we’re going to hit you with some thoughts from the past week of Knicks basketball with a cast of rotating writers, and look ahead to what the immediate future will bring. Knicks record: 3-0 on the week, 16-13 overall Upcoming schedule: 12/18 vs....
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