Their hot start has been the result of several statistical highlights from both an individual and team standpoint.
Simultaneously, there have been some numbers that've caused Knicks fans to cringe in the early stages of 2012.
It's difficult to judge so early in the season whether these metrics are actually significant. Some will deviate back towards the mean as the season trudges along. Some, however, will determine where the Knicks truly are as compared to the NBA's elite.
Let's take a look at the stat-heads' perspective of the Knickerbockers' season thus far.
All statistics in this article are accurate as of games played through Nov. 19.