But for once in a blue moon, the Knicks actually seem like they have a plan and they seem like they’re going to stick to it. It’s like Doctor Strange from Infinity War. There are fourteen million six hundred and five outcomes for the next decade or so of the NBA, and there’s only one where the Knicks can win. By sticking to their plan.
Look away now New York. The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA Draft Lottery. Zion Williamson will be a Pelican.
Boston Celtics were knocked out of the playoffs by the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night. Attention turns to Kyrie Irving’s free agency after a limp, and almost embarrassing, exit from the postseason.
New York Knicks finished with the worst record in the NBA, winning just 17 games. The Knicks have not made the postseason since 2012/13 and have finished under .400 for five consecutive campaigns.
In all seriousness, the Celtics currently have a few small issues rather than a big one, which is much easier to deal with. Whether some of the young guys have been put off by the constant Anthony Davis rumours with the team, I don’t know. The only way we will find out is if the team put their heads down and work for each other and the team, rather than themselves.
The weeks leading up to the NBA trade deadline have been heating up, blockbuster trades, trade requests and ambiguous quotes are coming out left, right and centre. One of the main players in this rumour mill is Kyrie Irving.
Kyrie Irving was asked if he has changed his mind about signing with Boston in the summer. He said, “Ask me on July 1”, as reported by Ian Begley.
The New York Knicks officially traded Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks for DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews and Dennis Smith Jr. as well as two future first round draft picks for the Latvian Porzingis alongside the hefty contracts of Courtney Lee and Tim Hardaway Jr and point guard Trey Burke.
The NBA All-Star starters were announced on Thursday. Despite the draft format being introduced last season, teams are still selected based on conference, as shown below.
The three best in the East face-off in the Atlantic Division.