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Can Quentin Grimes’ Shooting and Defense Get Him Into the Rotation as a Rookie?

The Knicks Wall (Quentin Haynes) — Quentin Grimes is a talented 3-and-D option who may or may not get his chance to shine as a rookie depending on New York’s rotation. As the 2021–22 season draws closer, the typical lists become visible. Top-100 lists will create conversation, the analytical projections will set expectations, and prediction posts and podcasts will allow some […] The post Can Quentin Grimes’...
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How Do the Knicks’ Best Stack Up to Others Around the NBA?

The Knicks Wall (Nick Scolaro) — The Knicks’ offseason featured subtle yet important fixes to make them a wholly better team. How well can they compete among other teams? The New York Knicks’ new regime, headlined by President Leon Rose and coach Tom Thibodeau, has done their job of establishing a solid foundation to work off of here in the Big […] The post How Do the Knicks’ Best Stack Up to Others Around the...
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Knicks’ Three-Point Shooting a Strength That Can Keep Growing

The Knicks Wall (Michael Corvo) — Last season, the Knicks’ deep-range shooting was one of the team’s biggest strengths. This year, it should be even better. In case you missed it, the New York Knicks were one of the NBA’s most accurate three-point shooting teams last season. Of the many surprising aspects of the Knicks’ first season under Tom Thibodeau—including the […] The post Knicks’ Three-Point...
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3 Underrated Free Agent Signings From the Past 3 Decades

The Knicks Wall (Jesse Cinquini) — With high marks from this offseason’s free agency takeaway, we look back at a few under-the-radar great signings by the Knicks. The New York Knicks were among the most active teams of the 2021 free agency period. They re-signed Julius Randle, Derrick Rose, Taj Gibson, Nerlens Noel, and Alec Burks to multi-year extensions while bringing […] The post 3 Underrated Free Agent...
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Deuce McBride Is Ready to Make an Impact

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — Despite falling to the second round of the draft, Deuce McBride has the skills and the motor to be impactful right out of the gate.  When I heard Deuce McBride was recruited to play at West Virginia off word-of-mouth during a Summer League telecast, my ears perked up. What exactly did they mean by word-of-mouth? […] The post Deuce McBride Is Ready to Make an Impact appeared first on ...
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Frank Ntilikina Signs Two-Year Deal With Mavs

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — The once longest-tenured Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina has signed a deal this week to join Reggie Bullock and the Mavericks. The Dallas Mavericks have signed former New York Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina, the team announced yesterday. Marc Stein was the first to report the sides were making progress on a deal, and on Friday he […] The post Frank Ntilikina Signs Two-Year Deal With Mavs ...
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Exploring Situational Lineups for the 2021-22 Knicks

The Knicks Wall (Will Bjarnar) — Thanks to some shrewd moves from the front office, the Knicks can utilize a multitude of skill-focused lineups this season. Let’s check out some ideas. A fun fact about me: every so often, I’ll run with one lineup and one lineup only in NBA 2K. For fun – and not at all sociopathically – I’ll […] The post Exploring Situational Lineups for the 2021-22 Knicks appeared first on The...
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Who Will Shape Out the Knicks 2021-22 Roster?

The Knicks Wall (Patrick Kiernan) — With the regular season just around the corner, who will the Knicks choose to round out their roster of 15? Even with the NBA Draft foregone and the free agency signing period largely over, there are still roster decisions to be made before the beginning of the 2021–22 NBA season. The New York Knicks’ roster […] The post Who Will Shape Out the Knicks 2021-22 Roster? appeared first on ...
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What Will Alec Burks’ Role Be on the 2021–22 Knicks?

The Knicks Wall (Dylan Burd) — Alec Burks’ off-the-bench shot creation was a pivotal part of last season’s Knicks squad. For this year’s team, Burks can let others do the work. After Alec Burks averaged 12.7 points and shot 41.5% from three this past season, the New York Knicks decided to bring him back on a three-year $30 million dollar deal. While […] The post What Will Alec Burks’ Role Be on the...
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How Will Mitchell Robinson and Nerlens Noel Split Time at Center?

The Knicks Wall (Patrick Kiernan) — With Mitchell Robinson healthy and Nerlens Noel paid, the Knicks are challenged with managing their two starter-quality big men. When the 2020–21 season began, the Knicks had a solid plan at center. Mitchell Robinson was their prized second-round steal from the 2018 NBA Draft, and the starting center position was his to lose. Going into […] The post How Will Mitchell Robinson and...
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Tom Thibodeau’s Vision Has Helped Rebrand the Knicks

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — More than anything, the Knicks have played an identifiable brand of successful basketball under head coach Tom Thibodeau. Tom Thibodeau was the unanimous MVP last season. Thibodeau not only did his job masterfully but also the job of Steve Stoute. Stoute, for those who do not remember, was hired by the team last year as […] The post Tom Thibodeau’s Vision Has Helped Rebrand the Knicks ...
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Kevin Knox’s 2021-22 Season Is Crucial for Forward’s NBA Future

The Knicks Wall (Nick Scolaro) — Kevin Knox has been a disappointment thus far as a Knick, but can he salvage his career this upcoming season? Since being selected ninth overall in the 2018 NBA Draft, it has been a rough go of it for New York Knicks forward Kevin Knox, to say the least. In three seasons, the 22-year-old has […] The post Kevin Knox’s 2021-22 Season Is Crucial for Forward’s NBA Future ...
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Comparing Knicks’ Young Core With Other First-Round-Bounced Teams in the East

The Knicks Wall (Jesse Cinquini) — Today’s losers are tomorrow’s stars. The Knicks, Celtics, and Heat were eliminated in the playoffs early, but they have young talent to compete tomorrow. With September just beginning, it’s officially the dog days of the NBA offseason, a time when players and coaches get some much-needed rest and fans reflect on the previous campaign. However, […] The post Comparing...
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Where Are the Knicks in the New York City Sports Hierarchy?

The Knicks Wall (Michael Corvo) — The Knicks are once again the talk of the town. But in a city so packed with other professional men’s sports teams, just how much do they stand out? Spoiler alert: The Knicks and Yankees will always be the most beloved and popular teams in the Tri-State area. However, the great dichotomy of New York […] The post Where Are the Knicks in the New York City Sports Hierarchy? ...
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How Tom Thibodeau Can Avoid the One-Hit-Wonder Distinction

The Knicks Wall (Will Bjarnar) — Tom Thibodeau’s debut season as the Knicks’ chief orchestrator went quite well. But the work isn’t finished, and he could improve. Awards in the NBA are pretty cut and dry these days, especially the reasons for which they are handed out. MVP goes to that season’s best player (or most valuable, though the gray area […] The post How Tom Thibodeau Can Avoid the...
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