Topic: Knicks

November 19, 2013

After an 86-year drought, the Boston Red Sox have won a league-best three World Series in the past decade. The club’s reversal of fortune can be traced to their sale, in 2002, to a group headed by John W. Henry. But what would have happened if James Dolan's 11th-hour bid had been accepted instead? 

June 27, 2012

Ever wonder what do Carmelo Anthony, Lowell from Wings and Paris Hilton have in common? You get one guess, and then you just have to read this find out. No peeking!

May 24, 2012

For a brief moment, Amar'e Stoudemire was at the center of something great in New York, and looked like the city's next great basketball hero. He's still in town, but that moment and Stoudemire's opportunity appear to have passed.

March 19, 2012

Mike D'Antoni left the Knicks amidst accusations that his coaching style was too rigid. This after his tenue in Phoenix, where he earned a reputation as a free-thinking revolutionary who opposed any and all basketball orthodoxy. Neither one is exactly true, and neither does the man justice.

March 8, 2012

Long before Jeremy Lin was the national phenom he's become, Richard Twu saw his potential to become basketball's Asian-American Idol. But that's not what Jeremy Lin had in mind. 

March 1, 2012

Before he became an intermittently dazzling, generally vexing NBA role player, Bill Walker was the next big thing. Now he's the NBA's Everyman, for better and for worse—and that's totally fine.

February 21, 2012

Notes from the brief and bizarre career of a fan photographer in Madison Square Garden. 

February 20, 2012

Tyson Chandler and J. R. Smith both came to the Knicks as free agents this year, drawn there by the allure of the city as much as the franchise's plans. One of them had every right to do so. The other, well, that depends on what you think it means to play for the Knicks. 

February 17, 2012

Or "what we talk about when we talk about David Brooks talking about Jeremy Lin in the same goofily high-handed way that he talks about pretty much everything." David Roth and Charles Star talk about that, in this post.

February 16, 2012

In the fortune cookie splashed on the screen, we can decipher two games Lin is playing and winning—one is basketball, the other is the portrayal of Asians in the American media complex. Winning one wins the other.