Originally written on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Merry Knicksmas to all fans and KnicksJournal.com readers! We wish you and your families a happy and healthy holiday season.The Knicks are set to take on the Lakers this afternoon in Los Angeles for Christmas Day matinee. Though New York is fresh off an exhilarating come from behind victory against the Timberwolves, the Mike D'Antoni and the Lakers now stand in their opponent's way of a second straight win.A year ago today, D'Antoni coached the Knickerbockers to what was an opening day victory over the Boston Celtics, despite an injury to Iman Shumpert.That was then, and this is now. The likes of Kobe Bryant and the newly-healthy Steve Nash will look to help D'Antoni avenge a loss suffered to his old team just less than two weeks ago. And this time, they'll have the hometown crowd behind them as they look to do so.But despite an intense matchup coming up soon, the Knicks still deserve to have a Christmas celebration just as much as everyone else. Though many members of the team are ...
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