The New York Knicks are gearing up to take on the LA Lakers in their West Coast finale after taking down the Clippers on Sunday evening. Despite being shorthanded, missing Immanuel Quickley and Alec Burks, the Knicks walked away with a victory against one of the best teams in the NBA.
The New York Knicks are coming off a phenomenal victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, but their streak of tough opponents does not end there. New York is gearing up to take on the Lakers on Tuesday evening, a team that is fighting to stay within automatic playoff contention.
Tom Thibodeau began his tenure as the head coach of the Knicks with serious questions about his relation to the modern game. Now he’s orchestrating one of the best revivals of any team in recent memory.
The New York Knicks were once considered a cute resurrection story. But one improbable victory at a time, they’ve become something much more — a team that nobody should want to see in the NBA’s Eastern Conference Playoffs.
The New York Rangers and their fanbase have always been pleased that the owner had generally kept his hands off the operations of the hockey team. That all changed last week when the owner not only decided to call for the firing of a top NHL official publically, he fired the President and General Manager.
Randle is putting together the most impressive season by a Knicks player since Carmelo Anthony nearly a decade ago, as the 26-year-old is averaging 24.2 points, 10.2 rebounds, and 5.9 assists per game this season.
The Knicks were one of eight teams not invited to the bubble last summer, and they hired Thibs as their new coach in July, giving him several months to work with players and establish his presence with the team.
NBA All-Star weekend is upon us and while a little different than past years due to COVID, the dunk contest will be sure to bring plenty of earth shattering moments. The BetOnline All Access crew is pumped and they pick their favorite contestants to win the dunking king crown.