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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Unsung Knick History

Unsung Knick History – When the Dream Saved the Knicks from a Seventh Game Nightmare

This is the latest in a series of examinations into different games, events and decisions that impacted Knicks history in some way, shape or form. Stories that are not as famous as, say, “The Dunk” or Willis Reed playing Game 7, but still have a place in Knicks history, especially for die-hard fans. Here is an archive of all the stories featured so far. Four days ago, former Knick Dean “The Dream” Meminger passed away. I thought it only fitting that we discuss his greatest moment as a Knick, the day that he helped the Knicks turn the tide in …continue reading

Unsung Knick History – The Time That AC Green Kept the Knicks From Trading Charles Oakley for Kendall Gill

This is the latest in a series of examinations into different games, events and decisions that impacted Knicks history in some way, shape or form. Stories that are not as famous as, say, “The Dunk” or Willis Reed playing Game 7, but still have a place in Knicks history, especially for die-hard fans. Here is an archive of all the stories featured so far. As the 2013 NBA free agency season continues, I thought it’d be interesting to look back at the 1993 NBA free agency season and see how sometimes the best moves are the ones that you don’t …continue reading

Unsung Knick History – That Time the Knicks Forced a Game 7 Down 3-0

This is the latest in a series of examinations into different games, events and decisions that impacted Knicks history in some way, shape or form. Stories that are not as famous as, say, “The Dunk” or Willis Reed playing Game 7, but still have a place in Knicks history, especially for die-hard fans. Here is an archive of all the stories featured so far. As we get set for Game 4 of the Knicks/Heat series tomorrow afternoon with the Knicks down three games to zero, I thought you folks might enjoy the tale of the first NBA team (of just …continue reading

Unsung Knick History – The First All-Black Game in NBA History

This is the latest in a series of examinations into different games, events and decisions that impacted Knicks history in some way, shape or form. Stories that are not as famous as, say, “The Dunk” or Willis Reed playing Game 7, but still have a place in Knicks history, especially for die-hard fans. Here is an archive of all the stories featured so far. As Black History Month comes to a close, I thought it would be nice to take a look at a nearly forgotten piece of NBA racial history. Earlier in the season, the Los Angeles Clippers held …continue reading

Unsung Knick History – The Easter Resurrection of 1973

This is the thirty-first in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of examinations into different games, events and decisions that impacted Knicks history in some way, shape or form. Stories that are not as famous as, say, “The Dunk” or Willis Reed playing Game 7, but still have a place in Knicks history, especially for die-hard fans. Here is an archive of all the stories featured so far. The 2010-11 New York Knicks now know what seed they will be in the 2011 NBA Playoffs and who their opponents will be, the reigning Eastern Conference Champion Boston Celtics. If …continue reading

Unsung Knick History – The Worst Stretch Run in Knick History

This is the thirtieth in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of examinations into different games, events and decisions that impacted Knicks history in some way, shape or form. Stories that are not as famous as, say, “The Dunk” or Willis Reed playing Game 7, but still have a place in Knicks history, especially for die-hard fans. Here is an archive of all the stories featured so far. The 2010-11 New York Knicks have now clinched a playoff berth. Also, with a 38-38 record before last night’s win, they could close out this stretch run nicely and finish the …continue reading

Unsung Knick History – How the “Marion Flu” Ailed the Knicks

This is the twenty-ninth in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of examinations into different games, events and decisions that impacted Knicks history in some way, shape or form. Stories that are not as famous as, say, “The Dunk” or Willis Reed playing Game 7, but still have a place in Knicks history, especially for die-hard fans. Here is an archive of all the stories featured so far. As of right now, due to the Houston Rockets currently being on the outside of the Western Conference playoff race, the New York Knicks will be making a pick in the …continue reading