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Amare Stoudemire Is Headed To the New York Knicks - Bleacher Report
In the 08-09 playoffs the Detroit Pistons made the eighth seed with a mediocre 39-42 record which the Knicks could easily reach or even surpass in the upcoming season if they had Amare. With all of this in play, Amare Stoudemire will be a New York...
Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods: one game, 2 different styles - Los Angeles Times
Many observers of the sport say that Mickelson's coming of age as the blue collar man of the people got its start right here, at Bethpage State Park in 2002, where New Yorkers adopted him and rooted him on as only New York sports fans can....
Why the New York Knicks Need Marcin Gortat - Bleacher Report
by Jeremy Kaufman (Columnist) Upon asking a typical New York Knicks fan what players the team needs to obtain via free agency, the usual suspects will be mentioned in no time: Dwayne Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh. However, the key to success for...
New York Knicks' Free Agent Options: Magic in a Bottle? - Bleacher Report
When the New York Knicks get into these possible acquisitions, things start to become interesting. Donnie Walsh has already expressed interest in Gortat, who is a big, powerful center and the type of player New York desperately needs....
Chris Bosh and Steve Nash together in New York? - New York Post
The Knicks should be so lucky. Both are potential targets as Donnie Walsh tries to remake this team over the summer, but they're not in town for hoops, but for soccer. Nash is buddies with retired US soccer star Claudio Reyna, and they're bringing back...
The Warmup - The Gazette (Montreal)
The New York Rangers had a Stanley Cup parade. The soccer World Cup kicked off in Chicago. New York played host to Game 5 of the NBA championship series between the Knicks and Houston Rockets. Ken (Mr. Clean) Griffey Jr. became the quickest to reach 30...
New York Knicks: With the Eighth Pick, Who Will They Select? - Bleacher Report
by Zachary Charles (Scribe) With the NBA draft about two weeks away, there is still a big question about who the Knicks will select with their eighth pick. The Knicks are in desperate need of a point guard or a center, however there are no centers in...
New York City Unveils Latest Electronic Bringdown - BestWeekEver.tv (satire)
Still, there's no better way to fix this whole environmental deelie than to constantly bum out train travelers, Knicks and Ranger fans, and lost tourists desperately looking for a place to eat that isn't disgusting. Hopefully they won't need to add an...
The 10 Most Despised Athletes - New York Style - Bleacher Report
Although these two make strong cases to make the list, I am excluding them and focusing mainly on our rivals and their least likeable players who make a habit of torturing New York fans... if you know your history I'm sure you can guess who #1 on this...
Timberwolves fire Coach Kevin McHale - United Press International
Minnesota Timberwolves Kevin McHale stands up in the first quarter against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden in New York City on December 26, 2008. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) | Enlarge MINNEAPOLIS, June 17 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves...

2002–03 New York Knicks season

The 2002–03 New York Knicks season was the 57th season for the team in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Knicks missed the NBA playoffs for the second straight year, finishing tied for fifth in the Atlantic Division with a 37–45 record.

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1969–70 New York Knicks season

The 1969-70 New York Knicks season was be the 24th season of NBA basketball in New York City, New York. The Knicks had a then-NBA record 18 straight victories en route to 60-22 record, which was the best regular season record in the team's history. After defeating the Bullets in the Eastern Division semifinals and the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Division finals, the Knicks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in seven games to capture their first NBA title.

Without question, the defining moment in the series occurred in Game 7, where an injured Reed limped onto the court right before the start of the game.

He scored the game's first two baskets and proceeded not to score for the remainder of the game. Contrary to popular lore, he did not sit out after his first two baskets, but remained on the floor for 27 minutes. Despite his lack of scoring after his first four points, Reed's heroics inspired the team, and they won the game by a score of 113-99. The entire starting line up for the 69-70 Knicks had their jerseys retired by the New York Knicks. The jerseys of Walt Frazier (#10), Willis Reed (#19), Dave DeBusschere (#22), Bill Bradley (#24), and Dick Barnett (#12) all hang from the rafters at Madison Square Garden. Reed walking on to the court was voted the greatest moment in Madison Square Garden history.

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1999–2000 New York Knicks season

The 1999-00 New York Knicks season was be the 53rnd season of NBA basketball in New York City, New York.

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2006–07 New York Knicks season

The 2006–07 New York Knicks season was the 61st season for the team in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Knicks finished with a 33–49 record, which placed them fourth in the Atlantic Division. For the third consecutive season, New York did not make the NBA Playoffs.

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1955–56 New York Knicks season

The 1955–56 New York Knicks season was the 10th season for the team in the National Basketball Association (NBA). In the regular season, the Knicks finished with a 35–37 record and tied for third place in the Eastern Division with the Syracuse Nationals. New York lost to the Nationals in a one-game playoff for a berth in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

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1952–53 New York Knicks season

The 1952–53 New York Knicks season was the 7th season for the team in the National Basketball Association (NBA). With a 47–23 record, the Knicks won the regular season Eastern Division title by a half-game over the Syracuse Nationals and made the NBA Playoffs for the seventh consecutive year.

In the first round of the 1953 NBA Playoffs, the Knicks swept the Baltimore Bullets 2–0 in a best-of-three series to advance to the Eastern Division Finals. There, New York defeated the Boston Celtics 3–1 to make the NBA Finals for the third straight year. In the Finals, the Knicks lost to the Minneapolis Lakers, four games to one.

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1951–52 New York Knicks season

The 1951–52 New York Knicks season was the 6th season for the team in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Knicks finished third in the Eastern Division with a 37–29 record, and advanced to the NBA Playoffs for the sixth consecutive season.

In the first round of the Eastern Division playoffs, the Knicks defeated the Boston Celtics in a best-of-three series, two games to one, to move on to the Eastern Division Finals. New York won 3–1 in a best-of-five series with the Syracuse Nationals to reach its second straight NBA Finals. In the Finals, the Knicks lost to the Minneapolis Lakers in seven games.

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List of New York Knicks head coaches

Rick Pitino was the coach for the Knicks from 1987 to 1989.

The New York Knickerbockers are an American professional basketball team based in New York City. They are a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). They play their home games at Madison Square Garden. The franchise's official name "Knickerbockers" came from the style of pants Dutch settlers wore when they came to America. Having joined the Basketball Association of America (BAA), the predecessor of the NBA, in 1946, the Knicks remain as one of the oldest teams in the NBA. Valued at about US$608 million, the Knicks are also the most valuable basketball franchise in the United States. During Red Holzman's tenure, the franchise won its only two NBA championships, the 1970 NBA Finals and the 1973 NBA Finals.

There have been 24 head coaches for the New York Knicks franchise. Holzman was the franchise's first Coach of the Year winner and is its all-time leader in regular-season games coached, regular-season games won, playoff games coached, and playoff games won. Holzman was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1986 as a coach. Besides Holzman, Pat Riley, Lenny Wilkens, and Larry Brown have been inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame as coaches. Four coaches have been named to the list of the top 10 coaches in NBA history. Neil Cohalan, Joe Lapchick, Vince Boryla, Carl Braun, Eddie Donovan and Herb Williams have spent their entire coaching careers with the Knicks. Boryla, Braun, Harry Gallatin, Dick McGuire, Willis Reed and Williams formerly played for the Knicks. The team is owned by Madison Square Garden, L.P. and coached by Mike D'Antoni, with Donnie Walsh as the general manager.

Note: Statistics are correct through the end of the 2007–08 season.

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