Knicks Dish: Regular Season Is Almost Here!

By Nicholas Ranieri, Knicks Fan Since '80

The preseason continued on Monday with an exciting double overtime game against the Toronto Raptors. Although the Knicks were defeated by the score of 123-120, there were multiple positive takeaways that the team will be able to build upon as a unit moving forward. Tyson Chandler had one of his best offensive outings of the preseason, scoring 15 points in just under 20 minutes of game action. 

You can also read the full recap from KnicksNow’s Charlie Widdoes here.

Andrea Bargnani is getting comfortable with his new teammates and looks ready to get the season started. Bargnani met with the media to discuss his role moving forward and what preparations he is taking to get ready for opening night on October 30th. “I am getting very comfortable and everyone is helping me. I really like the way we are playing offensively and I’m still trying to memorize our defensive rotations that we have and it’s doing pretty good.” 

KnicksNow’s Jonah Ballow sat down with guard Pablo Prigioni for some hilarious Speed Drills. Prigioni answered 10 questions about his teammates, his favorite food, and provided some great dating advice.

Social Corner

Spike Lee had a very special welcome message for Toure' Murry on Twitter.

Fans can meet Carmelo Anthony and score tickets to the Knicks season opener by bidding on this exclusive package. The proceeds will be used by the Carmelo Anthony Foundation to benefit children.

Amar’e Stoudemire is not letting any negativity influence his hard work, tweeting:

Iman Shumpert wasn’t feeling great after the Chicago Bears lost to the Washington Redskins.

Chris Smith posted a picture on his Instagram account describing his desire to succeed.

Metta World Peace tweeted some encouraging words after the loss to the Toronto Raptors on Monday.

J.R. Smith and Amar’e Stoudemire are both recovering from injuries and both met with the media on Tuesday during practice to provide some insight into there recovery.