Knicks must decide if Immanuel Quickley can be their PG answer

Immanuel Quickley made the most of Christmas — to the extreme. Quickley played in the Knicks’ Christmas Day matinee victory over Atlanta, had Christmas dinner with Obi Toppin’s family, then finished the holiday in Tarrytown. Quickley’s work ethic has wowed the Knicks’ coaching staff, but even Tom Thibodeau wasn’t at their headquarters working in the … Read more

What the future could hold for each player

For their season finale, the Knicks were set to take the floor Sunday at the Garden against the Raptors with possibly just eight healthy bodies. It was a fitting end as their 17-man roster — including two-way players — dropped like flies amid this 2021-22 carnage. Only six players from their 15-man roster were definites … Read more

Kevin Durant sparks Nets to crucial comeback win over Knicks

Bruce Brown warned the Knicks fans not to talk too much trash to Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant in their first game together in the Garden. They didn’t listen. They did pay, though. After Brooklyn dug a huge halftime hole, and Irving got into a verbal altercation with a fan headed into the locker room, … Read more

Obi Toppin, Immanuel Quickley prompting Knicks’ questions

It looked as promising as any development in this poor season. Immanuel Quickley rushed the ball downcourt and saw Obi Toppin sprinting step-for-step with his defender. Well aware of his teammate’s explosiveness, Quickley lobbed a lead pass that assumed Toppin would break away, and he did for an easy dunk in Sunday’s third quarter. The … Read more

Knicks young players not guaranteed more minutes after elimination

Tom Thibodeau often has stated recently that “you aren’t eliminated until you are eliminated,” but that inevitable moment has come for the Knicks following their home loss Wednesday night to the Hornets. Trae Young and the Hawks have their first chance to clinch the final play-in berth in the Eastern Conference on their home court … Read more

Knicks’ Tom Thibodeau lashes out at social media critics

MIAMI — After a season rife with second-guessing of his rotations and starting lineup, Tom Thibodeau expressed concern that media and social media has tried to drive a wedge between his team by pitting player vs. player. The central theme of a season gone bad revolved around incessant questions on whether certain guys were getting … Read more

Knicks’ Immanuel Quickley emerging from slump just in time

The Knicks clearly are running out of games to make one last-gasp push for the playoffs, but Immanuel Quickley finally shaking the dreaded sophomore slump was going to be one of several imperative factors for them to have even the slightest chance. The second-year guard has emerged from a nearly two-month shooting skid with five … Read more