It looks like the New York Knicks are headed to the NBA Playoffs for the second straight year, barring a late-season collapse.
New York has no chance whatsoever of winning a title this year. It would take a miracle for them to even get passed the first round. However, next year could be a much different story.
The trio of Carmelo Anthony, Amar'e Stoudemire and Jeremy Lin will hopefully manage to play a full season together, which could mean big things in Gotham City.
Here's five reasons the Knickerbockers are poised to win it all in 2013.