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Immanuel Quickley shines in Knicks preseason win over Celtics

Posting and Toasting (Russell_Richardson) — Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images Immanuel Quickley set an ambitious agenda for himself this past offseason. According to Stefan Bondy (NY Post) , the Knicks’ fourth-year guard worked with a trainer this offseason to bulk up and get stronger. Quickley packed on ten pounds of muscle and focused on plyometrics to improve his pop and leap. IQ had already proven his worth to the New...
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Knicks 114, Celtics 107: “So the entire Celtics starting 5 is out?”

Posting and Toasting (SamStein) — Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports It’s good to be back. There’s nothing quite like the anticipation of a new Knicks season. You sleep a little easier at night. It’s comforting knowing the orange and blue will be back on the hardwood soon. Sometimes it’s not the actual product on the court that you miss, either. You’re getting ready to reunite with some old buddies that you haven’t...
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Knicks 114, Celtics 107: Scenes from a rusty, ragged first preseason game

Posting and Toasting (Russell_Richardson) — Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images New York opens their preseason with a mixed-bag victory. When it was announced that the Boston Celtics would sit their stars for tonight’s preseason game, a Knicks ’ victory seemed certain. Thanks to that pest Payton Pritchard, the savant Svi Mykhailiuk, and rust, New York’s finest struggled to put away the visitors for much of...
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Player Preview: Quentin Grimes’ important third year

Posting and Toasting (Jwiesel13) — Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images The Knicks shooting guard is looking to make another leap in year three. New York Knicks shooting guard Quentin Grimes enters the 2023-24 NBA season coming off an encouraging second year in the league. The 23-year-old averaged 11.3 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 2.1 assists. Grimes was hurt at the start of last season, but when he...
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Preseason Game Preview: Knicks vs. Celtics- 10/09/23

Posting and Toasting (AndrewPolaniecki) — Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Knicks’ preseason opening night. Will they flop or will they go? The wait is finally over. Well sort of, but not really. New York Knicks basketball is upon us as the Knicks (0-0) prepare to launch their 2023 preseason tonight at Madison Square Garden against the extensively retooled Boston Celtics (1-0). While both the Celtics and the...
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Quick bits about the Knicks from the weekend

Posting and Toasting (Russell_Richardson) — Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images Randle the leader, Quickley called the best backup PG in the league, and Sims praise. Tonight brings the first preseason game for the New York Knicks . Tip-off is at 7:30 pm ET. Opponent is Boston . Here are some notes about the team to feed your monkey until then. Kristian Winfield ( NY Daily News ) wrote this weekend about Julius Randle’s...
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Mythbusting: Does RJ Barrett start slow?

Posting and Toasting (Russell_Richardson) — Photo by Dustin Satloff/Getty Images No mustaches were harmed in the experiment. Josh Wiesel profiled RJ Barrett last week and concluded that the fifth year small forward needs to improve his efficiency. This tweet from Tommy Beer adds to Josh’s assessment. Here are the cumulative +/- numbers for all four current Knicks that have played in at least 30 games in each of the...
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Evan Fournier is a pro. Will he also become a distraction?

Posting and Toasting (chapulana) — Photo by Michael J. LeBrecht II/NBAE via Getty Images No holds barred anymore between Eves and Thibs as the Knicks return home “Maybe I’m crazy,” Evan Fournier said . “I don’t know.” The New York Knicks held their final practice at The Citadel, SC, before returning to New York City ahead of their preseason debut on Monday when they’ll host the Boston Celtics inside Madison Square...
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Expected wins for 2023-24 New York Knicks: Too high, too low, or spot on?

Posting and Toasting (chapulana) — Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images No big roster changes in the Mecca. Will the Knicks hold up? Improve their record? Regress a bit!? The sportsbooks are placing the barely-changed New York Knicks as the 13th-best team in the NBA entering the 2024 season with a win projection of 45.5 games . The Knicks find themselves below five other Eastern Conference teams,...
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Predictions for the week ahead: Oct. 8-14

Posting and Toasting (Russell_Richardson) — Photo by Brian Fluharty/Getty Images Boston and Minnesota are first on the preseason schedule. Not to get ahead of ourselves, but basketball is nearly back, baby! Two preseason games await our New York Knickerbockers next week. On Monday, the Knicks will host the Boston Celtics (Oct. 9, 7:30pm ET), and then the Minnesota Timberwolves come to town on Saturday (Oct. 14, 7:30pm...
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Player Preview: RJ Barrett must improve efficiency

Posting and Toasting (Jwiesel13) — Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Time flies: The 23 year old will be entering his fifth season in New York RJ Barrett is a player I have written about a bunch of times since starting to write for P&T. He’s a player I deeply want to see succeed and often will try to point out his positives and the good he does. However, entering his fifth season with the New York Knicks , the...
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Media Round Up: Tough Knicks schedule, French pride, D-Rose dig, Zion connection!?

Posting and Toasting (chapulana) — Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Marc Berman came back with the (unbelievable) scoop! New York basketball is almost here, and everybody is starting to jump aboard the Knicks train with fewer than 20 days left before tip-off day and not even four for the start of the pre-season! That being said, it might take a while for the NYK to click. In fact, that’s exactly...
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The Every Other Year Julius Syndrome

Posting and Toasting (Russell_Richardson) — Photo by Elsa/Getty Images Prediction: the cycle ends here. Today at The Athletic , Fred Katz wrote about the Knicks’ “unconventional” offense and if they can dominate again this season. (paywalled) A primary player in said offense remains starting power forward Julius Randle. If you review Randle’s statistics at Basketball-Reference.com , an odd trend emerges. From year to...
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Julius Randle ‘excited’ to see Obi Toppin flourish with new team

Posting and Toasting (Russell_Richardson) — Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images No offensive comments given. In his appearance on Paul George’s podcast this summer, Julius Randle revealed that, for the first time in his career, he got heavily into watching game film while laid up post-ankle surgery. At the South Carolina practice facility today, Randle told the scrum that he also spent the summer watching Bruce Lee movies. (...
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Knicks Media Day Highlights, Part Two

Posting and Toasting (chapulana) — Photo by Dustin Satloff/Getty Images Curated for your convenience. Russell has already introduced you to the 2024 New York Knicks , who opened training camp today taking part in Media Day ( Content Day? Meme Day?). Whatever you want to call it, one thing is for sure and that’s that other than James Harden everybody was at the podium at their respective places. ...
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