For many fans, the New York Knicks’ 2012-2013 season could go one of two ways; either the team of veteran players could gel and finally live up to their potential or they could struggle with injuries and continuity en route to another underwhelming year.
But we’re not here to look at the black clouds that may or may not hang over what should be a fascinating season of basketball in New York. Instead, let us don our rose colored glasses and examine the positive aspects of New York’s approaching season, which begins with an October 31st tangle with the Brooklyn Nets.
This Knicks team has some deficiencies, but it also has plenty of strengths that give it a leg up over opponents and could vault the club into the elite pantheon of the Eastern Conference. They have one of the NBA’s strongest frontcourts, a new coach and are finally distraction free for the first time in years.
Without further ado, here is an optimist’s guide to New York’s 2012-2013 campaign and something to get Knicks fans a little more excited for tip-off.