With a tentative agreement reached and a proposal for a 66-game season starting on Christmas day on the table, things are looking great for NBA fans around the world. If and when the season does commence, some teams have more to look forward to than others. Knicks' fans will be looking forward to a deeper run in the playoffs and growing chemistry between their two marquee players: Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony.
So long as the tentative agreement becomes final the NBA season will kick off with the Knicks facing the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden. It will certainly be an exciting way to start a much anticipated year of basketball in New York.
Aside from the season as a whole, here are five things Knicks' fans can look forward to in the upcoming season.