1. Realistic Expectations for the NY Knicks' 2016-17 Starting Lineup

    Never underestimate the power of fun. It apparently played a role in Kevin Durant 's decision to sign with the Golden State Warriors ...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 2 months ago 42,205 reads 99 comments

  2. Realistic Expectations for NY Knicks Rookie Guillermo Hernangomez in 2016-17

    Any friend of Kristaps Porzingis is a friend of New York Knicks fans. So Guillermo "Willy" Hernangomez should get a warm welcome in New York when he suits up as backup center...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 2 months ago 30,918 reads 10 comments

  3. Report Card Grades for Each NY Knicks Free-Agent Signing

    Team president Phil Jackson, general manager Steve Mills and director of player personnel Mark Warkentien: Your homemade cookies, wrapped in a shiny bow, are on their way...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 3 months ago 37,729 reads 2 comments

  4. Brooklyn Nets Offering Jeremy Lin a Perfect Moment of Truth

    As the Brooklyn Nets inked Jeremy Lin to a three-year, $36 million deal at the start of free agency, they reunited him with the city where he once put his name on the map...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 3 months ago 15,834 reads 12 comments

  5. Final New York Knicks Shopping List for 2016 NBA Free Agency

    Let's get this out of the way right now. Yes, at this very moment, the New York Knicks have enough cap space to sign Kevin Durant to a max contract — and then seven guys you've never heard of fished out of the summer league pool...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 3 months ago 10,302 reads 11 comments

  6. 2016 NBA Draft-Day Suits: Grades for Best and Worst Draft-Day Attire

    You've studied the mock drafts, heard that Ben Simmons will be selected No. 1 or planned your Resentment Day party because your team traded away all its picks. So what's left? Public judgment of hopeful young men at their most vulnerable moment...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 3 months ago 62,575 reads 53 comments

  7. NY Knicks Will Be Watching 2016 NBA Draft for Those Who Fall Through the Cracks

    Ten empty roster spots, two missing starters and no draft picks (as of Thursday morning) mean the New York Knicks will want more out of 2016 Summer League in Orlando than a day ...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 3 months ago 3,015 reads 0 comments

  8. Realistic 2016 Free-Agent Targets for the New York Knicks

    The good news? There are some solid players on the free-agent market, and the New York Knicks may have $30 million to spend before they hit the cap (which they can go over if they re-sign former players)...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 4 months ago 59,246 reads 112 comments

  9. Checklist for Jeff Hornacek's 1st Season as New York Knicks Head Coach

    After the team finished 13th in the NBA Eastern Conference this past season with a 32-50 record, it's tempting to give the New York Knicks ' new head coach just one task: c hange everything...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 4 months ago 29,577 reads 77 comments

  10. What the New York Knicks' Dream Offseason Looks Like

    What follows is the New York Knicks ' offseason dream sequence —my dream, unfortunately, not necessarily that of Jeff Hornacek or the Knicks' executives...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 4 months ago 50,232 reads 124 comments

  11. Keep or Cut: Here's How the New York Knicks Must Handle Their Free Agents

    Hope you fans didn't grow too attached to the 2015-16 New York Knicks of 32-50 fame, because half the squad could be lost in free agency this summer...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 4 months ago 19,339 reads 5 comments

  12. Top 5 Offseason Priorities for the Brooklyn Nets

    The Brooklyn Nets don't own a first-round draft pick until 2019, but they do own a miserable 21-61 final record for the 2015-16 season. Still, it isn't all bad...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 5 months ago 9,274 reads 18 comments

  13. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the New York Knicks

    The New York Knicks are getting ready for the NBA playoffs...by replacing the batteries in the remote control, oiling the squeaky recliner and stocking up on Doritos...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 6 months ago 5,788 reads 3 comments

  14. End-of-Season Grades for Each New York Knicks Player

    No more pick-and-rolls, no more hooks, no more coach's dirty looks. For the New York Knicks and the league's other underachievers, the NBA season ends next week...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 6 months ago 6,283 reads 0 comments

  15. Best 5 Candidates to Coach the New York Knicks Next Season

    New York Knicks fans and players have witnessed plenty of limp press conferences, haphazardly managed games, wavering motivation and mystifying personnel decisions in recent years...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 6 months ago 7,524 reads 0 comments

  16. 8 Goals the New York Knicks Must Accomplish Before Season's End

    April is closing in, and the New York Knicks are nearly closed out of the NBA playoffs, but that doesn't mean the work is done for their 2015-16 season...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 7 months ago 15,164 reads 67 comments

  17. Race to Respectability: Who Should Be Next Coaches for L.A. Lakers, NY Knicks?

    Last time Los Angeles Lakers columnist David Murphy and I discussed their future relative to the New York Knicks ', I was in a much stronger position to talk smack...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 7 months ago 45,548 reads 109 comments

  18. Power Ranking Each NY Knicks Player for NBA's Stretch Run

    Nobody looks "powerful" during a 2-13 skid. The New York Knicks only have a couple of men who are playing up to expectations lately. It's caused significant shake-ups to the squad's power rankings since we first did them Nov...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 7 months ago 1,075 reads 0 comments

  19. New York Knicks' Post-NBA Trade Deadline Blueprint

    Thank goodness that's over. The bad news is the 23-32 New York Knicks were unable to make any deals by the NBA trade deadline that solved their point guard woes, added stars or sped up their fast-break offense...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 7 months ago 10,636 reads 29 comments

  20. NBA Trade Speculation: How NY Knicks Can Acquire Starting PG at Deadline

    As many New York Knicks fans have probably said countless times throughout the team's 70-year history, the team needs a better point guard...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 8 months ago 42,346 reads 108 comments

  21. Fresh NBA Trade Deadline Deals for the New York Knicks to Consider

    The New York Knicks ' charge to the All-Star Break is more like a stumble. The latest costly loss to the Boston Celtics (97-89 on Monday) and the continuing unpredictable backcourt forces us to warm up the trade machine again...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 8 months ago 47,746 reads 101 comments

  22. Incomplete NY Knicks Have a Lot to Address at NBA Trade Deadline

    On Jan. 20, the Knicks had clambered up to a .500 record and a finger-hold on a playoff berth; as of Jan. 28, they're 22-25. To start racking up the wins again, the Knickerbockers still have a few improvements to make...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 8 months ago 22,091 reads 64 comments

  23. 4 Trades That Could Take New York Knicks to the Next Level

    If the New York Knicks want to pull off any trades before the Feb. 18 deadline, they'll need to be mighty sneaky. After a long history of trading away draft picks, there aren't many assets to spare...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 8 months ago 86,069 reads 16 comments

  24. Best Potential Trade Targets for the New York Knicks

    Maybe the (20-21) New York Knicks shouldn't change a thing. They're five for the last seven, have found their stride and squeezed out a win even after Carmelo Anthony sprained his ankle tripping over a referee...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 9 months ago 91,563 reads 121 comments

  25. New York Knicks Most Likely to Be Traded Before the Deadline

    The one-year anniversary of the giant trade that sent J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert to the Cleveland Cavaliers has passed, and Phil Jackson didn't decide to deal away half the team again to commemorate it...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 9 months ago 111,150 reads 124 comments