The New York Knicks are off to one of the best starts in franchise history. After trouncing the defending champion Miami Heat on opening night, the Knicks have cruised to an 8-2 record, defeating playoff contenders like the Philadelphia 76ers, Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs and Indiana Pacers.
After a summer with Team USA, Carmelo Anthony has come back from a volatile 2011-12 campaign rejuvenated and playing at the highest level of his career.
Combined with the additions of point guard Raymond Felton, reliable defender Ronnie Brewer and veterans like Jason Kidd and Rasheed Wallace, the Knicks are firing on all cylinders and do not appear to be slowing down anytime soon.
Yet we are only 10 games into the season, and there are still many obstacles the New York Knicks will have to navigate to reach their goal of winning an NBA Championship.
Here are five questions that will define the coming months for the New York Knicks. The answers to these questions may ultimately decide whether or not the team can achieve basketball supremacy.