A franchise emerging from a decade of poor front-office decisions and increasing local criticism, this was supposed to be the year that the Knicks returned to relevancy. However, their 3-4 record through seven games has the Big Apple faithful less than enthused.
Amongst their four defeats are a blowout to the Stephen Curry-less Warriors and home losses to the sub-.500 Raptors and Bobcats. However, New York has plenty of time to make adjustments and find ways to utilize their undeniable front-court talent.
The masses at Madison Square Garden may remain impatient, but here are eight reasons that Knicks fans should not worry about their team's slow start this season.