Schmeelk: How Can The Knicks Improve Defensively? For the Knicks to make a serious run to the NBA Finals, they have to improve their defense. There’s a few ways that a team’s defense can be improved.
Schmeelk: Breaking Down Mike Woodson's Offense/Defense Dilemma Woodson will have a lot of flexibility when it comes to finding the proper offense/defense balance. He can go with a dual point-guard lineup with Prigioni or start a bigger two-guard like Shumpert or Smith.
Schmeelk: As Usual, The Drama Has Started Early For The KnicksThis is the way the Knicks' season has to start. It’s so disappointing, but also so typical at the same time. Dolan would have it no other way.
Knicks Point Guard Beno Udrih: We Can Get To The NBA Finals “I believe our team can go as far as going to the Finals,’’ Udrih said. “We have to think like that from the first practice. We can be very good. It all depends how seriously we’re going to take it. We all believe we can go really far."
Knicks Head Coach Mike Woodson: 'I Have No Idea Who's Going To Start' Knicks head coach Mike Woodson is still tampering around with his lineup, only guaranteeing starting spots to three players: Tyson Chandler, Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton.
Kenyon Martin Agrees To 1-Year Deal To Return To Knicks The New York Knicks have re-signed veteran forward Kenyon Martin. General manager Glen Grunwald announced the signing Thursday.
Teti: An Inside Look Into The Battle For The Big City's Hoops Crown This will be the season when the Nets-Knicks rivalry will blow up and evolve into one of the greatest in pro sports.
Schmeelk: Despite Disappointing Offseason, Knicks Should Be Ready For SeasonTim Hardaway, Jr, CJ Leslie, Andrea Bargnani and Ron Artest are the new members of the club. But is the team better? How will they compete with an improving Eastern Conference next year?
Keidel: Knicks Are Assured Another Corporate Conundrum The Knicks are a win-now team that just got someone whose prime was expended and expired in Los Angeles. Metta World Peace. Just feels funny saying it.
Teti: World Peace Adds Depth, Experience To Knicks' Roster He can establish that second unit that comes in and challenges opponents when the starters are winded. He can completely change the game, get the crowd pumped up and propel the Knicks forward.
Schmeelk: Knicks Have Few Choices, But Many Needs In Free Agency When the moratorium lifts on Wednesday night and teams around the league execute all the deals reported over the last 10 days, the Knicks will still be left with many holes to fill and very few good options to fill them.
Schmeelk: What Do The Knicks Really Need Out Of The 2013 Draft? The NBA Draft is just three days away, and it is perhaps the most important part for the Knicks as they head into the offseason.
Schmeelk: Doc Potentially Coaching Knicks, Kidd's New Job And NBA Finals Notes Doc Rivers would be the Knicks' best coach since Pat Riley -- sorry Jeff Van Gundy, but it’s true -- and that hiring would make the Jason Kidd signing look like nothing more than a PR stunt.
Keidel: No Kidding, Jason Kidd Was A Man Among BoysKidd instantly made the Nets relevant, then respected, then regal.
Report: Melo Wants Knicks GM Glen Grunwald To Add Scorer In Offseason The six-time All-Star is worried that general manager Glen Grunwald won't add an additional piece in the offseason, a source told the New York Post.