Tim Hardaway Jr.
Knicks fans didn’t like their team’s first selection in Thursday night’s draft. But the boos turned to cheers when New York traded guard Tim Hardaway Jr. for No. 19 pick Jerian Grant.
The ping-pong balls bounce in May. The draft happens in June. Free agency starts in July. The Knicks need to do well in all three. The rebuild starts now.
As the annual tradition goes, Santa Schmeelk is coming to town and presenting the Knicks with some gifts to help them get through this usually joyous, but now painful time of year.
Could it get any worse without the injured Carmelo Anthony? Well, yes.
December 15 is coming, and Jackson was wise to say he wouldn’t make a move for the sake of making a move. But make no mistake about it: Change is coming, whether it’s now or after the season.
Jackson still has plenty of time to turn this disaster around, but the ‘Bockers look to be in worse shape than ever — both on the court and off.
The Knicks’ shooting-guard position was supposed to be a strength this year, but so far it has been an absolute disaster.
There’s an adjustment that has to happen, but as coach Derek Fisher and president Phil Jackson have both said, the team isn’t making basketball plays when the system affords the opportunities.
Greg Monroe had 23 points and 18 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons held off the New York Knicks 98-95 Wednesday night for their first win of the season.
I’m landing the Knicks at 43-39, getting the eighth and final seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. It will be a good start to the Jackson and Fisher era.
Here are the 10 things that will determine the Knicks’ success this season, in order of importance.
Most of New York’s players are what they are: one-dimensional guys. Shumpert, Hardaway and Larkin can be more than that.
Jared Sullinger scored 23 points to help the Boston Celtics beat the New York Knicks 106-86 in a preseason game on Wednesday night.
Chosen 11th overall in the draft, Michael Carter-Williams was the only unanimous selection to the first team, which also includes Victor Oladipo, Trey Burke, Mason Plumlee and Tim Hardaway, Jr.
If Steve Kerr ends up as the next head coach of the Knicks we won’t have to worry about his opinions of Tim Hardaway Jr. It’s clear he loves the guy.