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Offense Evaporates in Fourth Quarter, Knicks Drop Competitive Match Against Magic Without Porzingis and Hardaway Jr.

The Knicks Wall (Ankit Mehra) — After going down 17 early on to the Orlando Magic, the Knicks feigned comeback efforts fell short as they lost 105-100 in a Sunday matinee match up.  The New York Knicks (11-11), without offensive leaders Tim Hardaway Jr. and Kristaps Porzingis, were unable to beat the Orlando Magic (10-14) for the second time this season. The Knicks struggled to garner momentum early on, as is the case in...
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Knicks Look to Sweep the State of Florida with Sunday Matinee at the Garden

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — The Knicks take on the Magic in hopes of securing another W. Ah, a Sunday matinee at The Garden. The Knicks look to finish a clean sweep of the state of Florida. On Wednesday, they beat the brakes off of a Miami Heat team that was without Hassan Whiteside, but the Knicks were without Kristaps Porzingis. Our large adult son pulled a low stakes Willis Reed by scoring his first two shots of the...
  • 143 days ago
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Knicks Film School: Frank Ntilikina’s Early Play Compared to His International Career

The Knicks Wall (Jeffrey Bellone) — Have we found any stark differences between Frank’s game during his brief rookie season versus his years playing professionally in France? Frank Ntilikina came into Knicks fans’ collective consciousness as a difficult last name to pronounce. What do you do with all of those i’s and that sneaky ‘t’ as the second letter? He was neither a college star nor a...
  • 145 days ago
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TKW Podcast: Hardaway Jr’s Mindset, James Dolan’s Song & The Birth of Hoodie Melo feat. @countonvic

The Knicks Wall (Anthony Corbo) — Kyle Maggio, Anthony Corbo, and trey are joined by @countonvic of Franchise Magazine to break down a very Knicks—ish week. With Victoria’s insider help, we tackled Kristaps miraculously avoiding an ankle fracture (3:21), Joakim Noah’s G-League stint (6:21), the Big3’s first season (9:52), Tim Hardaway Jr.’s mindset & play this season (14:34), Enes Kanter being the...
  • 145 days ago
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Next Man Up: Casting the Knicks Bench

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — The Knicks have a bench unit loaded with potential. Which role does each player serve for the team? It’s hard to believe, but we are just about two months into the season. By now, you can get a gist of where your team stands. The Knicks have had some serious ups thus far, most notably the mini-streak at the start of the season. But there have also been some downs. Recently the energy has begun...
  • 146 days ago
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Knicks Dodge Early Porzingis Injury Scare to Break Three-Game Skid in Dismantling of Whiteside-less Miami Heat

The Knicks Wall (Michael Corvo) — After Kristaps Porzingis went down with an ankle injury, Enes Kanter led the Knicks to a rout of the Miami Heat in front of a nervous home crowd patiently waiting for good news. No Porzingis, no problem? The Knicks came out with pep Wednesday night, clearly motivated to shed the stink of a three-game losing streak and rebound from a lousy home effort on Monday. Luckily, they drew a tired and...
  • 147 days ago
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Porzingis Exits Knicks–Heat Game in First Quarter With Possible Ankle Injury

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — New York Knicks’ power forward Kristaps Porzingis left Wednesday’s Heat match up after appearing to roll his right ankle on the foot of Miami’s Justise Winslow. Porzingis had previously made his first two attempts from the field, but only 2:30 into the first quarter Porzingis, accompanied by New York’s training staff, left the floor and headed to the locker room....
  • 147 days ago
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Knicks Try to Break Losing Streak Against Dragic, Heat

The Knicks Wall (Matt Spendley) — Coming off of three straight losses, the Knicks will be back home tonight against the Heat looking to notch a win. With an average loss margin of 13 points over their three-game losing streak, the Knicks have not been playing great basketball as of late. They lost a winnable game in Atlanta, then moved on to Houston, a game that saw them start out hot but understandably flame out without their...
  • 147 days ago
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Knicks Assign Joakim Noah to Westchester

The Knicks Wall (Matt Spendley) — The highly-paid pivot will suit up for the Knicks G League affiliate this morning in White Plains. The Knicks have a game tonight at the Garden against the Miami Heat, but it isn’t the only game that Joakim Noah (and Damyean Dotson) will don the orange and blue for today: The NY Knicks have assigned Damyean Dotson and Joakim Noah to the Westchester Knicks for this morning’s game. They...
  • 147 days ago
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TKW Takes Westchester: Observations From Monday Night’s DubKnicks Game

The Knicks Wall (Nick Scolaro) — What did we learn from soaking in a Westchester Knicks game? Last night’s 104-95 victory over the Windy City Bulls marked the Westchester Knicks’ seventh win in their first ten games to begin the season, good for first place in the G League’s Atlantic Division. The high-octane match up featured numerous former NCAA stars on both teams, such as Trey Burke, Isaiah Hicks, Nigel...
  • 148 days ago
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Defense Not Welcomed in Joakim Noah’s Season Debut as Knicks Succumb to Lillard and the Blazers, 103-91

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — The Blazers’ sole trip to the Garden resulted in a win against the Knicks, who were routinely victorious when playing at home and only prevented a landslide defeat after a frenetic fourth quarter. A year ago, we were pontificating about the possibility of the Knicks finishing their season at or above .500. The cause for our collective optimistic thought bubble was New York’s...
  • 149 days ago
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TKW Podcast: Post-Thanksgiving Play, Trades, Beasley, Blazers

The Knicks Wall (Anthony Corbo) — Anthony Corbo, Kyle Maggio, and treyzingis break down what to anticipate as the Knicks move into the prime of the NBA season. Plus, the guys look at which Knicks are most likely to regress, interesting trade targets for New York, the value of the team’s assets, Joakim Noah’s potential role, Michael Beasley’s performance vs. Houston, and predict the outcome of Monday...
  • 149 days ago
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Knicks Return Home to Take on Blazers

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — After dropping two road contests, the Knicks are back at the Garden to face Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers. Madison Square Garden has never been a more welcome sight. One thing that has become blatantly obvious in this young season is that the Knicks are not good on the road. Jeff Hornacek’s bunch took two on the chin over the weekend, with the loss in Atlanta especially...
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Without Porzingis and Kanter, Knicks Lose a Grip and Fall to Rockets in Second Consecutive Road Loss

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — Beasley’s offensive Renaissance in the first half would not sustain itself as the Rockets run the Knicks out of the gym, 117-102. Those who tuned into the Knicks–Rockets game on Saturday learned two lessons about Michael Beasley: the reason behind his nickname, “Walking Bucket,” and why he has been in and out of the league. The 28-year-old southpaw sparked a ridiculous Knicks...
  • 151 days ago
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Knicks Face the Best of the West, Harden

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — After a tough loss in Atlanta on Friday, the Knicks look to bounce back in Texas on Friday. The road woes continue for the Knicks as they head into the unfriendly confines of the Toyota Center. To say the team has struggled in Houston would be putting it nicely. In the last ten seasons, the Knicks have left H-Town with a W just once, during the 2014-15 season. Tonight will be an uphill battle...
  • 151 days ago
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