The excitement of a young roster will soon culminate in Las Vegas, with Frank Ntilikina and company prepared to show off their skills.
A glaring lack of athleticism plagued the Knicks last season. Can they flip the script and throw out a sneakily athletic team this season?
The much-maligned big man signed by the previous regime, under Phil Jackson, hasn’t had any shine by former head coach Jeff Hornacek. David Fizdale will have to change that for the team to succeed.
With a new head coach and roster ready to be molded, the Knicks may be on the brink of their own small-ball revolution. Well, if they can fit the pieces together.
Wins on the court matter the most, but David Fizdale’s reputation as a charismatic, confident, and very quotable (we all know the one) coach will prove essential for the Knicks as the team and front office attempt to forge a new identity for the franchise.
It’s simple to be pessimistic about the Knicks’ rebuilding efforts—it’s almost clockwork when they overpay for an aging, past-his-prime veteran. Nevertheless, New York can prove slow rebuilds are possible with a little help from “syzygy.”
Who are the assistants new Knicks head coach David Fizdale has begun assembling for his coaching staff?
The most controversial player on New York’s roster was lavished with a big contract last year. What must he do to wipe the naysayers away?
Kristaps Porzingis’ fourth coach in as many years exudes confidence and patient. In order to really sell the rebuild, the Knicks desperately need the partnership of new head coach and star player to form a strong bond.
New York’s 2017 second-round pick, Damyean Dotson, has all the makings to emulate Miami heat guard Josh Richardson’s game. The next step? Importing a system developed by former Miami assistant coach—and new Knicks head coach—David Fizdale.