The Knicks‘ fortunes will depend largely on a pair of veteran point guards with a history of knee issues. The team addressed the position over the offseason by re-signing Derrick Rose and adding Kemba Walker after his buyout with the Thunder.
After a busy offseason, the New York Knicks will have lots to sort out during training camp The 2021-22 New York Knicks season is getting closer with each day, as training camp officially begins this upcoming Tuesday.
The 2021 offseason is almost over. Thanks to Leon Rose and his meticulous team-building approach, the expectations are high for the New York Knicks. A rare occurrence took place last Friday; Leon Rose spoke publicly.
One of the New York Knicks‘ most valuable players is young guard RJ Barrett. Heading into his third season in the NBA, Barrett has three years remaining on his contract, with a maximum salary of $14.3 million during the 2023-24 season, when the front office can extend him a qualifying offer.
The Knicks continue to search for ways to add a superstar to their roster, as team president Leon Rose explains. “We’re gonna be aggressive as far as knowing what’s going on and as far as being on top of things and looking at opportunities,’’ Rose said (via Marc Berman of The New York Post).
The New York Knicks inevitably will be linked with big names in trade rumors now that the NBA Finals have ended, but those running the organization must first concern themselves with the draft that takes place July 29.
Rose scored a team-high 26 points while playing 39 minutes in the crucial win. Many assumed Rose's days of being a valuable postseason contributor were behind him after his career was derailed by injuries.
The New York Knicks are preparing to host their first playoff game since 2013, so it should come as no surprise that tickets for Game 1 of the team's first-round series against the Atlanta Hawks are pricey.
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.