J.R. Smith proved his worth throughout most of the 2012-13 NBA season by averaging 18.9 points per game, enough to take home the Sixth Man of the Year Award. The scoring punch he gave the New York Knicks off the bench was irreplaceable…or was it? Smith’s postseason was unspectacular to say the least. It seems inevitable that he will at least test free agency come July, and most New Yorkers would agree that he probably wore out his welcome.
Well that just sucks, eh? The New York Knicks season came to an end tonight with a 106-99 loss to the Indiana Pacers. It was a frustrating end to an enjoyable season and kicks off an off-season of limited flexibility for the Knicks, who will still have their share of question marks to sort out.
We are running back our Game 5 preview but in a FANCY 2.0 version for Game 6. Once again, the New York Knicks just need to get one…one road “upset” that we are starting to feel alarmingly optimistic about occurring. If that occurs, all of the pressure shifts squarely back to the young Indiana Pacers for Game 7 at Madison Square Garden. Why should Knicks fans feel hopeful about there being such a game on Monday night and what are the keys to getting there?
A collection of New York Knicks writers discuss their reasons for optimism on the New York Knicks heading into Game 6
The New York Knicks are still breathing as they knocked off the Indiana Pacers, 85-75 in Game 5
Joe Caporoso with a Game 5 preview for the New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers
When a basketball team might greatly benefit the message on a poster that would likely be found in a second grade classroom, that probably isn’t a good thing. This second round series against the Indiana Pacers indeed hasn’t been a good thing for the New York Knicks, as they find themselves on the precipice of …
This week’s Throwback Thursday reminisces on Allan Houston’s game-winner and the eight-seeded New York Knicks upset over the one-seeded Miami Heat