NEW YORK KNICKS NAME DAVID FIZDALE HEAD COACH

May 7, 2018

NEW YORK, NY (May 7, 2018) – The New York Knickerbockers announced today that David Fizdale has been named the 29th head coach in the franchise’s history. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “I would like to congratulate and welcome David to the Knicks organization,” said Jim Dolan, Executive Chairman and CEO, The Madison Square Garden Company. “David is a bright and creative basketball mind who is highly respected…

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JEFF HORNACEK RELIEVED OF HEAD COACHING DUTIES

April 12, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, April 12, 2018 – Knicks President Steve Mills and General Manager Scott Perry announced today that Jeff Hornacek has been relieved of his head coaching duties. Mills and Perry stated: “Jeff is a true professional who has worked tirelessly for this organization the last two seasons. We sincerely appreciate his efforts and considerable contributions to the team and wish him well in his future endeavors.”…

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Knicks Close 2017-18 Campaign with Win Over Cavs

April 12, 2018

How it Happened: Michael Beasley opened up the scoring with two baskets on the first two possessions of the game and set the tone early. As a team, both the Knicks and Cavs struggled from the field in the first quarter and finished all tied-up at 20 after the first 12 minutes. The squad came out firing in the second quarter, led by Beasley and Luke Kornet, who scored 18…

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Knicks Finish out the Season in Cleveland

April 11, 2018

5 Things to Know, by Chris Henderson 1. Two nights ago in the final home game of the season, Frank Ntilikina scored a career-high 17 points on a season-high 16 field goal attempts. He also dished out six assists and pulled down five boards. Before Monday night’s game, Lebron James had high praise for the rookie guard, saying “I think he knows how to play the game. That’s the best…

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Knicks Fall to Cavs on the final night at The Garden

April 10, 2018

By Chris Henderson How it Happened:Coming off a historic three-game stretch, Kyle O’Quinn opened the game with a ferocious one-handed jam over Lebron James on the first possession of the game. Frank Ntilikina, who received praise from James prior to tonight’s game, started strong in the first quarter, finishing with 10 of the Knicks 25 points in the period. Cleveland created separation in the second quarter behind 39 first half…

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Knicks Take On Cavs in Final Home Game of the Season

April 9, 2018

5 Things to Know, by Chris Henderson 1. The Knicks will look to take the series lead against the Cavs tonight in New York. The two squads haven’t matched up since November, when Cleveland knocked off the Knicks 104-101 at MSG. New York blew out Lebron James & Co. by 19 points in their first meeting in Cleveland in October. 2. Kyle O’Quinn has been on a tear his last…

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Knicks Fall to Bucks on Saturday Night at the Garden

April 8, 2018

By Chris Henderson How it Happened:After knocking down a season-high 18 three-pointers last night, the Knicks continued where they left off. Michael Beasley and Courtney Lee hit New York’s first two three-attempts of the evening to give the Knicks a 14-7 edge over the Bucks. John Henson was tough in the paint for Milwaukee and contributed to the Bucks 3-point lead at the end of the first quarter. New York…

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Knicks Face Off vs the Bucks Looking for Back-to-Back Wins at Home

April 7, 2018

5 Things to Know, by Chris Henderson 1. The Knicks are coming off of a 122-98 win against the Miami Heat last night. Damyean Dotson became the first Knick since Patrick Ewing to score at least 30 points and pull down at least 10 boards in the lopsided victory. 2. Bucks Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of two players in the NBA in the top 10 in points and rebounds…

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Knicks Catch Fire from Three to Down Heat

April 7, 2018

By Chris Henderson How it Happened: In his fifth game as a starter with the Knicks, Trey Burke set the tone early, scoring 12 first quarter points on 5/6 from the floor to help the home team take a 34-23 lead heading into the second quarter. The Knicks continued to fill it up, with back-to-back three pointers from Kyle O’Quinn and Damyeon Dotson that extended New York’s lead to 55-34…

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Knicks Look to Even Season Series vs Heat

April 6, 2018

5 Things to Know, by Chris Henderson 1. The Knicks and Heat have played three times this season. Each team won one game by 20+ points, and Miami won the other match-up in overtime by a final score of 107-103. The Knicks will look to finish the season series with the Heat at 2-2. 2. Trey Burke continues to excel in a starting role. He has averaged 22.4 points and…

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