On This Date: Knicks defeat the Spurs in Spree’s return to MSG

February 12th 2017: Latrell Sprewell and James Dolan bury the hatchet as the Knicks defeat the Spurs

The Knicks snapped a 4-game losing streak with a 94-90 victory against the San Antonio Spurs on a nationally televised broadcast. Carmelo Anthony led the way with 25 points (including 3 three-pointers), 7 rebounds, and 2 assists. Kristaps Porzingis scored 16 points and blocked 4 shots. Willy Hernangomez made his second start of the season and had 12 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 steals. Willy’s minutes increased steadily after a shoulder injury sidelined Noah for the remainder of the season.

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On This Date: The Knicks acquire Eddy Curry

October 4th 2005: The New York Knicks acquire Eddy Curry

In one of the more startling moves in team history, the New York Knicks acquired Eddy Curry from the Chicago Bulls in a sign-and-trade deal. The Knicks dealt Tim Thomas, Mike Sweetney, and Jermaine Jackson along with a 2006 1st round pick, a 2007 1st round pick swap, a 2007 2nd round pick, and a 2009 2nd round pick. Continue reading →