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Frank Ntilikina, France Take Home Bronze at the FIBA World Cup

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — Frank Ntilikina and France finished third at the 2019 FIBA World Cup, defeating Australia in the bronze medal round on Sunday. After bouncing the United States in the quarter-finals round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, France went on to lose to finalist Argentina in the semi-finals, despite the strong efforts from New […] The post Frank Ntilikina, France Take Home Bronze at the...
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Can Knicks Offseason Criticisms Coexist With Strength of the Front Office’s Response?

The Knicks Wall (Tyler Marko) — It’s difficult to grasp both praising a solid free-agent class signed by the Knicks and berate the misses collected in a busy offseason. Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant just chose the Brooklyn Nets, the Knicks cancelled their meeting with Kawhi Leonard, and instead they signed half a dozen power forwards. In a word, L O […] The post Can Knicks Offseason Criticisms Coexist With...
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Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina Shines for France, Knocks Out Team USA in FIBA World Cup

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — Frank Ntilikina had a memorable performance for France, defeating Kemba Walker and Team USA in the FIBA World Cup quarter-finals. FIBA Frank! Maligned third-year New York Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina put together one of the best performances of his career on Wednesday morning. Ntilikina has already had a strong showing in the World Cup, […] The post Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina Shines...
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Scott Perry Has the Knicks Following a Successful Blueprint to Contention

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — Grudgingly, the Knicks did the right thing after striking out on top free agents, with Scott Perry instead focusing on liquidable assets. “We want to remain flexible,” has been Scott Perry’s mission statement since he took over as general manager. He said it when he traded Kristaps Porzingis, said it when R.J. Barrett was drafted, […] The post Scott Perry Has the Knicks...
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The Difference Between Last Year’s Free Agency Class and This Year’s Short-Term Pick-Ups

The Knicks Wall (Eli Cohen) — The Knicks followed a similar model by acquiring mostly young players on short-term deals again this summer, but the formula is not the same. Taken from the 10,000-foot view, the Knicks’ team-building strategy after missing out on their Plan A this summer is pretty similar to their team-building strategy last summer. Once again, their primary […] The post The Difference Between...
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Can the New York Knicks Sneak Into the Playoffs as an Eighth Seed?

The Knicks Wall (Zach Locascio) — If you ask Vegas or statistical projections how many wins the Knicks will win next season, New York will fall well short of a playoff berth. After tying the franchise’s record for fewest wins last season, the Knicks look to bounce back with a new roster. Will the fresh faces turn the tide of the […] The post Can the New York Knicks Sneak Into the Playoffs as an Eighth Seed? ...
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Knicks Void Contract With Two-Way UCLA Product Kris Wilkes

The Knicks Wall (Reid Goldsmith) — The Knicks have reportedly ended their relationship with undrafted free agent Kris Wilkes due to a health concern, leaving a spot open. The New York Knicks are voiding a verbal agreement with undrafted free agent Kris Wilkes following health concerns, Marc Berman of the New York Post reported on Friday morning. The 20-year-old Wilkes declared […] The post Knicks Void Contract With...
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Five Intriguing Knicks Lineup Options for 2019–20

The Knicks Wall (Quentin Haynes) — David Fizdale has brand new toys to play with, creating several iterations of a Knicks lineup touting different strengths (and weaknesses). Despite the New York’s disappointment this offseason, the “Plan B” created by general manager Scott Perry and company following the free agency decisions of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving created several new opportunities for […] The post...
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RJ Barrett Eager to Make the Knicks a Winner Again, Names John Stark as Favorite Player

The Knicks Wall (Sam DiGiovanni) — RJ Barrett spoke about basketball and fashion in a new interview, revealing John Starks as one of his favorite players. Despite the constant negativity surrounding the New York Knicks, rookie R.J. Barrett is thrilled to join the team. He’s eager to get New York back to winning, telling Ben Detrick in GQ “to see what […] The post RJ Barrett Eager to Make the Knicks a Winner Again,...
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Best-Case, Worst-Case Scenarios for RJ Barrett’s Rookie Season

The Knicks Wall (Steven Louis) — The start of RJ Barrett’s rookie season in the NBA is dramatically close—but will the Knicks swingman fool skeptics or fail to impress? First, a few disclaimers: we are not talking about the absolute, unfettered, best-case scenario—that would be something like R.J. Barrett winning Rookie of the Year and NBA MVP this season, then dunking […] The post Best-Case, Worst-Case...
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Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina Touted by French Teammates for Strong Play in FIBA World Cup

The Knicks Wall (Sam DiGiovanni) — Several of Team France’s mates for Frank Ntilikina have been extraordinarily complimentary of the young Knicks guard’s World Cup performance. Many believe the FIBA World Cup is Frank Ntilikina’s last chance to impress New York Knicks management. The 21-year-old is entering his third season in the league without a solidified role on the team. He […] The post ...
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The Return of the Roughneck Knicks

The Knicks Wall (Harley Geffner) — Can the new-look Knicks frontcourt restore the team to its gritty 1990’s glory days? The last great time to be a Knicks fan was before I turned five. The ’90s Knicks and the city of New York were in lockstep with a FOH energy. You couldn’t come in to Charles Oakley’s paint without getting knocked […] The post The Return of the Roughneck Knicks appeared first on The Knicks...
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5 Worst Moments of the 2018–19 Knicks Season (And What We Learned)

The Knicks Wall (Harrison Liao) — In an effort to exorcise last season’s demons, we recount a handful of poor Knicks moments and what we can extract from the misery. Last year, we broke down the five most disastrous moments of the 2017–18 New York Knicks season and the lessons gleaned from them. Things, uh, didn’t get much better in 2018–19. […] The post 5 Worst Moments of the 2018–19 Knicks Season (And What We...
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Curb Your Bias: On Extreme Feelings for Players and Teams

The Knicks Wall (Mike Cortez) — Mike Cortez reflects during the low point for the NBA calendar year how we often take issue and overly defend our players and teams. The dog days of August have a way of turning our brains to mush. From July to mid-September, (men’s) basketball takes a power nap. While real basketball rests, hoops discourse suffers […] The post Curb Your Bias: On Extreme Feelings for Players and...
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Report: Carmelo Anthony Expected to Join Informal Knicks Scrimmages

The Knicks Wall (Sam DiGiovanni) — Could an offseason scrimmage with the Knicks signal Carmelo Anthony’s return to the orange and blue? A familiar face will reportedly be joining the Knicks at their informal five-on-five scrimmages at Columbia University Thursday morning. Carmelo Anthony, a 10-time All-Star and certified bucket-getter, will be joining the Knicks in their scrimmages at Columbia, first reported […] ...
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