Player Profile: Andrea Bargnani

Contract: Two years, $23.3 million remaining. Early Termination Option (ETO) after the 2012-13 season. Acquisition Details: Acquired in a trade with the Toronto Raptors in July, 2013, in exchange for Steve Novak, Marcus Camby, Quentin Richardson, a first-round pick in 2016 and second-round picks in 2014 and 2017. What to Expect Offensively: No matter what […]


It’s the Turnovers, Stupid!

This may sound a little crazy, so bear with me here, but in case you hadn’t heard, the 2012-13 New York Knicks were pretty great on offense. Finishing third in the league in offensive efficiency, the ‘Bockers tallied 108.6 points per 100 possessions while splashing an NBA-record 891 three-pointers. The Knicks’ efficient — dare I say machine-like? […]


Are the Knicks and Nets Really Rivals?

Rivalry – ri·val·ry, noun, competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field. Last July, from the moment Brooklyn Nyets owner Mikhail Dmitrievitch Prokhorov agreed to import most of the Boston Celtics former core, tri-state area hoops fans have been arguing over which local NBA franchise now reigns supreme. But when it comes […]


Player Profile: Kenyon Lee Martin

Contract: One year, $1.4 million dollars (veteran’s minimum). Acquisition Details: Re-signed by the New York Knicks in July. Initially signed as a free agent in February 2013 to a ten-day contract, ultimately signing for the rest of the season in March. What to Expect Offensively: Now at the end-stage of his career – not to mention […]


Player Profile: Raymond Felton

PLAYER: Raymond Felton CONTRACT: 3 years remaining (2013-14: $3,637,073, 2014-15: $3,793,693, 2015-16: $3,950,313 (Player Option)) ACQUISITION DETAILS: Per an obscure South Carolina news report, mind you, the Knicks acquired Felton on or about July 14, 2012, and simulatenously set Linsanity ablaze. (Felton technically acquired in a sign-and-trade with the Portland Trailblazers.) WHAT TO EXPECT OFFENSIVELY:  The 29-year-old Felton is a solid offensive point guard with […]


Player Profile: Tim Hardaway Jr.

PLAYER: Tim Hardaway Jr. CONTRACT: 4 years, $6.1 million ACQUISITION DETAILS: Taken 24th overall by New York in the 2013 NBA Draft WHAT TO EXPECT OFFENSIVELY: At the University of Michigan, Tim Hardaway Jr. earned a reputation as a willing, if not streaky, long-range shooter. He finished his collegiate career ranked sixth in Wolverine history in 3PMs (199), most of those […]


Knicks’ New Organizational Mission? Stay the Course. (For Now.)

“Don’t get too comfortable.” That was the writing on the wall after last week’s managerial purge as Steve Mills, the man who presided over the Garden’s dark times, the era of “He Who Shall Not Be Named,” was surprisingly reanimated to replace Glen Grunwald. For any other NBA franchise, a front office shakeup needn’t signal […]