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Top-5 Knicks Surprises So Far

For the second time this season, there was some genuine concern about the Knicks. They had lost their third straight Monday night — a 103-91 setback to the Portland Trail Blazers — and it was one of the few times the Knicks didn’t play with a strong heartbeat. This three-game skid had a different feel […]

These Knicks Won’t Back Down

Maybe you didn’t know what to make of Frank Ntilikina after the Knicks made him their first-round draft choice. Perhaps you were discouraged by an early-season injury, but impressed by his confidence after he drained two monster 3s in a recent win over the Pacers. Still, you’re on the fence. After his actions in the […]

Humbled Noah Seeking Redemption

Joakim Noah used the word ‘humbling’ over and over again after practice on Friday. Every time he said it, you could hear the sincerity and pain in his voice. Noah is set to return to the Knicks for Monday night’s game against the Cavaliers at The Garden. He’ll sit out Saturday night’s home game against […]

Frank Ntilikina is Big Frank!

You’ll have to excuse me. I studied Spanish at Canarsie High School so I don’t know the French word for courage. But every Knicks fan now knows that Frank Ntilikina has it. You don’t drain two clutch 3s in the final seven minutes of the biggest early-season game of the season, in the World’s Most […]

KP’s Electrifying Night

We can talk about the one-handed offensive rebound tomahawk jam, and we will. We can talk about the blocked shot that led to a monster throwdown dunk – all in five seconds, and we will. But here are the three most important things you need to know about the scintillating 37-point, seven-rebound, three-blocked shot masterpiece […]

Next Great Knicks PG 50 Years Later?

Walt “Clyde” Frazier was at a book signing about 10 years ago when a fan introduced himself with a most unusual greeting. “Thirty-six points, 19 assists, seven rebounds,’’ said the fan. Frazier was stunned. “You remember that?’’ said one of the greatest Knicks of all-time. That’s one of the beauties of sports – they create […]

Porzingis In Need Of An Enforcer

Kristaps Porzingis took up boxing in the offseason to improve strength, footwork, conditioning and toughness. Thus far it has served him well. The new face of the Knicks scored 33 points in the 111-107 home-opening loss to the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night. He scored 31 in the season-opening loss at the Thunder, making Porzingis […]