Found October 31, 2013 on Turn On The Knicks:
Ghosts, zombies, and witches are scary and all, but to fans of the New York Knicks, things like J.R. Smith’s shot selection and the size of Amar’e Stoudemire’s contract are equally terrifying. The Knicks have always been known as intimidators, especially since the 90′s, when there was no such thing as an easy bucket. Read on to see some of the most horrifying Knicks of the past quarter-century. Enter at your own risk. 10. Metta World Peace Metta only has one game in blue and orange under his belt, or else he’d probably be much higher up on this list. Do I have to bring up the Malice at the Palace in order to put a scare in to anyone who has ever sat in the first 10 rows of an NBA game? Sure, Ron’s way more sane than he used to be, but he still carries an intimidation factor with him wherever he goes. Just ask Tyler Hansbrough.   9. Kurt Thomas Opponents always had to fear hard screens and physical play down low when playing against the Knicks from 1998-2005 (and for 39 games las...

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