By Nick Ranieri, Knicks Fan Since '80
The Knicks are back! The NBA officially released the 2013-14 schedule and this year is going to be jam-packed with excitement. The Knicks will open up the season against the Milwaukee Bucks on October 30 at Madison Square Garden. Some other highlights include a Martin Luther King, JR. Day matchup against the Brooklyn Nets and a special Christmas day showdown against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Check out the full schedule here.
New York Knicks legend Patrick Ewing celebrated his 51st birthday on Monday and KnicksNow assembled a photo album filled with pictures of Ewing’s most legendary moments. Check out the full gallery here.
The KnicksNow writers also got together to share some of their favorite memories of Ewing during his playing career.
After leading the team in points per game during the NBA Summer League, the Knicks officially announced that they signed Jeremy Tyler on Tuesday. This is a perfect example of a player leaving it all on the court and earning a roster spot on a team in need of defensive-minded player. Tyler's massive 7-5 wingspan will come in handy blocking shots, rebounding, and protecting the paint.
The only thing on Amar’e Stoudemire’s mind right now is New York City. After Instagraming this with the caption "Say no more," it is safe to say that STAT is focused and ready to get the season started:
Tim Hardaway Jr. had some fun at the NBA rookie photo shoot and posted this picture on his Instagram account:
NBA Summer League breakout, Jeremy Tyler was officially signed by the Knicks on Tuesday after really standing out during league play. When it was announced by the team, Tyler took to Twitter:
Iman Shumpert went out to dinner with fashion icon Jeremy Scott on Tuesday and Shump posted this picture on his Instagram account with the following caption, “Just had dinner with a fashion icon, only to find out he's an incredible human being! @itsjeremyscott continue to be a genuine dude! And make dope kicks!”