The lean years of the 2000s are behind us. There are plenty of reasons for Knicks fans to be excited for the 2012-2013 season as their team begins training camp.
New York has a deep, talented squad with several players who have a lot to prove this year. Their roster includes the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, a young buck with tons of potential and three future Hall of Famers, one of whom is among the elite scorers in the game.
Here are five reasons New York Knicks fans should be giddy for the start of training camp.