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Porzingis & Co. Continue in Home Opener Versus Detroit

The Knicks Wall (James Woodruff) — The Knicks christen MSG with a Saturday night matchup against the Pistons.   It will feel like a surreal moment but also a breath of fresh air in the Garden as the Knicks take the Garden floor for the first time officially without Carmelo Anthony. After their loss in Oklahoma City on Thursday night, coming back to New York will be a nice change of pace. Last year in the home opener, KP...
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Deciphering Why Willy Was Chained to the Bench

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — Not playing one of your top young building blocks during the preseason is one thing. Keeping him on the bench in the season opener? Now it’s time to investigate.   The 2017–18 season got off to a predictable start last night. The Oklahoma City Thunder rolled through the Knicks and everyone not named Kristaps Porzingis looked like spoiled milk. There were no true surprises. Carmelo Anthony...
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TKW Film School: Opening Night, Porzingis vs. Melo, Ron Baker & More

The Knicks Wall (Jeffrey Bellone) — The Knicks opened the season with a marquee match up in Oklahoma City. How did the young guys fare against Russ and co.?   After a long and exciting offseason, real basketball was finally back on Thursday night. The Knicks looked good for most of the first half, before falling apart after the intermission. Let’s take a look at a few things I found interesting. The heavyweight matchup When...
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Knicks Film Study: Ron Baker’s first rotation of the season

The Knicks Wall (Jeffrey Bellone) — Jeff Hornacek came under immediate scrutiny for playing Ron Baker over Frank Ntilikina on opening night. That fact aside, the Knicks made a run after Baker entered the game. Let’s see how he looked.     The post Knicks Film Study: Ron Baker’s first rotation of the season appeared first on The Knicks Wall .
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Knicks Film Study: Kristaps Porzingis defense on Carmelo Anthony

The Knicks Wall (Jeffrey Bellone) — Opening night gave Knicks fans a marquee match-up between their ex-superstar and future corner piece. Let’s take a look at how the Knicks and Porzingis defended Melo.       The post Knicks Film Study: Kristaps Porzingis defense on Carmelo Anthony appeared first on The Knicks Wall .
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How the Raptors Match Up with the Knicks

The Knicks Wall (Peter Saclarides) — Veteran Raptors Look to Literally and Metaphorically Dunk on the Knicks Again This Season   Entering the 2017–18 season, the expectations for the New York Knicks are far different from what they were a year ago. Instead of being pressured to succeed immediately with a roster built to win, the only expectation the Knickerbockers face this season is to develop young talent and show some...
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Guest Column: Kristaps the Savior by Joseph Nardone

The Knicks Wall (The Knicks Wall) — Guest contributor and free agent Joseph Nardone pens a reflection of the Knicks fan mindset before the season. The year is 2066. A man and his young son are gazing at a landscape riddled with nuclear fallout. Things have changed since the War of Peons in 2018 but much has remained the same. Here, one true constant, the knowledge passed down from one generation to another, is about to happen....
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Knicks Open the Season In OKC Against Carmelo Anthony and His New Thunder Brodies

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — Facing the former face of the franchise in his new home is tough enough. Dealing with Russell Westbrook and Paul George too? That’s quite a test to start the season.   The boys are back. It may have only been five months since real Knicks basketball, but it felt like forever. That’s probably because so much has changed in such a shorter amount of time. Tonight is both the closing of a...
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Knicks Sign Isaiah Hicks to a Two-Way Deal

The Knicks Wall (Ankit Mehra) — The Knicks have filled out their second two-way contract spot by signing Hicks.   After signing Luke Kornet to a two-way contract on July 3, the New York Knicks have filled out their second two-way contract spot by signing former University of North Carolina (UNC) power forward Isaiah Hicks to a two-way contract. The Vertical’s Shams Charania was first on the report:   Sources: The...
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Porzingis Rises But Bottom Falls Out from Under Knicks in OKC

The Knicks Wall (Matt Spendley) — Carmelo Anthony and his new team handed the Knicks their first loss of the season, downing New York by a score of 105–84. The Knicks were defeated by the Thunder on Thursday night in their season debut. Despite a spirited first-half effort, the Knicks ended up slowly falling apart down the stretch, succumbing to a fruitless bout with turnovers and a Thunder offense that began to percolate as...
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Brooklyn’s Quick Backcourt, But Sagging Frontcourt Makes an Interesting Match Up with New York

The Knicks Wall (Ty Jordan) — In the preseason, the Brooklyn Nets looked great against the New York Knicks in both games they played, but so did everyone else. Interestingly enough, this preseason success doesn’t negate the fact that both teams have been a mirror of each other for around half a decade and continue to be so. Both the Knicks and Nets have been among the most terribly managed in this new top-heavy era, both...
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TKW Podcast: KP Guarding Melo, Tradeable Contracts, Reduced Roles & More

The Knicks Wall (Anthony Corbo) — Season 2, Episode 2   Anthony Corbo, Trey Teamer, and Ty Jordan of The Knicks Wall break down the most burning questions going into this 2017–18 New York Knicks season, including who’s guarding Melo on Thursday, how big roles will impact Porzingis and Ntilikina’s potential, THJ as a legitimate threat, decreased playing time for returning vets and much more.   SUBSCRIBE AND RATE...
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What the Old Vets Can Teach the Young Knicks About Rebuilding

The Knicks Wall (James Woodruff) — On a Team Going Young, the Knicks’ Vets Have Some Wisdom Left to Pass to Porzingis, Ntilikina & More   Lance Thomas is now the Knicks’longest-tenuredd player. The 29-year-old swingman found success as a Knick after being a throw-in from the 2015 deadline trade which moved J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert to Cleveland. Prior to that, Thomas was the recipient of several 10-day contracts...
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Young 76ers Set to Pose Possible Challenge to Knicks in Atlantic Division

The Knicks Wall (Ankit Mehra) — Is this the year where we can officially trust the process?   Coming into this season, I think it’s fair to say expectations are low for the New York Knicks, with a lottery pick being the key motive come June. One of the interesting storylines, though, in the NBA is how the Philadelphia 76ers will fare with their rebuild now seemingly at high tide. Boasting a potential superstar in Joel...
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