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Burke’s Play Warrants More Minutes

5 Thoughts on the Win: 1. Trey Burke is here to remind you that he’s part of this point guard audition, too. Let’s remember his story started this season by signing with the Knicks‘ G-League team rather than another NBA team because he felt there was an opportunity here for him. But after the trade […]

McConnell Overwhelms Knicks in Philly

5 Thoughts on the Loss: 1. What we’re learning is there’s a lot to learn about this young backcourt experiment. One game after the Emmanuel Mudiay–Frank Ntilikina duo had an intriguing debut in Indiana, the magic was lost in Philadelphia. Both lottery picks struggled against the relentless pressure defense by undrafted guard T. J. McConnell, who […]

Knicks Showcasing A Total Team Effort

5 Thoughts on the Win: 1. In arguably the best alternate jersey in NBA history — seriously, how do you top honoring the FDNY with that kind of swag? — the Knicks won consecutive games for the first time in six weeks. “It must be the jerseys,” Enes Kanter said after his second 20-20 game […]

Season Halfway Over, Just Beginning For Knicks?

5 Thoughts on the Loss: 1. Here’s Kristaps Porzingis with the understatement of the season: “We have some growing to do,” he said, “for sure.” After yet another painful, maddening loss to the Bulls, the Knicks hit the mid-point of the regular season with a 19-22 record. For a team many predicted wouldn’t win much […]

Adjustments Needed for KP, Knicks

5 Thoughts on the Loss to Wizards: 1. We’ve arrived at that moment that tests the patience of the triumphantly impatient New York fan. This is where emails and texts are saved, tweets are screengrabbed and hot takes are put in the freezer for potential mea culpas and a feast of words produced by frustration. […]

Tough Road Looms Ahead For Knicks

5 THOUGHTS ON CHRISTMAS LOSS: 1. Jeff Hornacek hasn’t had to call out his team too often this season. In fact, there were times after games he sounded like a proud coach who loved his team and it’s potential. But after gifting yet another game to the opponent with poor play in crunch time, Hornacek’s […]