Stability vs. Indecisiveness

The Indians Pacers stick to what works, while the New York Knicks are experimenting on the fly.  It’s the middle of March and Head Coach Mike Woodson wants to see what is going to work come playoff time. Wait a second, no, that doesn’t work; it’s actually Game Four of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Think […]


The Light May Be Dim, But It’s Still Lit

As soon as I begin to converse with you, the fans of New York, news comes across that the Knicks’ orthopedist is flying in from New York City to examine the swelling on Iman Shumpert’s surgically-repaired left knee that flared up three days ago. I really do not know what to assume of this. My optimism […]


Shumping the Playoffs

Much has been made of the downward spiral of JR Smith in these playoffs. Fortunately for the Knicks, there has been a corresponding upward trend by Iman Shumpert. As the saying goes, “When one door closes, another door gets dunked on by Iman Shumpert.” Let’s start with Smith. Much like the Knicks themselves, JR started […]


Game Two Recap: Knicks 105, Pacers 79

Boy how quickly things can turn in the playoffs. It took an overall combined effort for about three quarters for the Knicks to cap off the Pacers, until the floodgates opened in the fourth quarter for New York. This was a true game of runs, ending with a 36-4 run by the Knicks to end […]


Knicks-Pacers Game One Recap

The New York Knicks were handled by the Indians Pacers by a score of 102-95 in Game One of their Eastern Conference semifinals series.  The final score doesn’t tell the true story of the game, as the Pacers worked the Knicks over.  They were better on both ends of the court working seamlessly as an offensive and […]


A Look Back At The Time Between Playoff Series Wins

The New York Knicks have advanced to the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals for the first time since 1999-2000 with their 4-2 series win over the Boston Celtics. To fully grasp what life has been like as Knicks fan during the dreadful 12 years between Eastern Conference semifinals appearances, here are the team’s “best” moments over that […]


Keep Calm and Move On

Before the playoffs began, some of us at The Knicks Wall participated in a round table discussion about the keys to a deep Knicks playoff run. Despite the obvious importance of health and the reliability of Melo, I couldn’t help but identify “composure,” as the vital factor for success. Looking back on the season, each […]