Basketball is finally around the corner. Today, training camps are set to open, meaning we’ll start to see some real basketball news. In preparation for the season ahead, we here at The Knicks Wall are going to give you our takes on the off-season that was and the season that is going to be.
Last night, Tyson Chandler hosted a gallery show with where he showed off his 15 photographs that will be sold to benefit UNICEF. A lot of people showed up to support Chandler, so there were some fun photos taken. Take a look:
Despite their numerous options, their multitude of weapons, the Knicks were a below average offensive team in 2011-12. Although they played at the fifth fastest pace in the league (nearly 96 possessions per game), they were 19th in offensive efficiency, averaging 101.4 points per 100 possessions. Needless to say, this isn’t what the Knicks’ front… More
Double Scribble has been doing some tremendous work. I put their Olympic illustration of Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler together into a wallpaper for your computer and/or iPhone! Click on the image to get the full-sized wallpaper. The iPhone wallpaper is after the jump. You can buy a t-shirt here.
Understandably lost in the Jeremy Lin buzz last week was the fact that the Knicks quietly let Landry Fields walk to the Toronto Raptors. Though it didn’t cause nearly as much controversy as the Lin decision (Lindecision!) – the Knicks weren’t expected to match Fields’s three-year/$18-million offer sheet – it was yet another example of… More
Great work, @Pavvy8.
It’s official. The Knicks did not match Jeremy Lin’s offer-sheet, letting him to be signed to the Houston Rockets for $25.1 million over three-years. Letting Lin leave for the Rockets could be a colossal mistake, or it could be financially savvy move that has little bearing on the team’s ultimate success. Nobody really knows, which… More
Tonight, at 9PM EST, the Men’s Olympic Team will take on the Dominican Republic in an exhibition match. This will be the first time we see Tyson Chandler and Carmelo Anthony – two of the Knicks’ big three – put on their countries colors in a mission for a gold medal in London.
I’ve been promising them for a while, so here you go. If you want any other players, be sure to comment below the post or tweet me (@TheKnicksWall)! Click on the image in order to bring up the individual file.
With all the doom and gloom surrounding the Knicks, it’s about time something positive came out concerning our beloved New York team. Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Tyson Chandler has been named the 2012 Defensive Player of the Year and will be acknowledged tomorrow at the Knicks’ training facility.