Over the Christmas weekend, The Knicks had one of their hardest back-to-backs this season as they faced the Miami Heat in South Beach and the Milwaukee Bucks back home at The Garden.
Marcus Morris, who is the Knicks Kicks of the Night MVP so far this season, stepped on the court in another edition of the Nike Kyrie 6 Preheat Collection. This time playing in the “Houston” color way, this shoe is becoming more popular among NBA athletes as an every game sneaker to play in this season. They retail for $130 and can be found on StockX.
PUMA athletes around the league this weekend started debuting the new PE editions of the PUMA Clyde Hardwood. On Saturday at The Garden, the Maple Mamba, RJ played in the New York Knicks PEs of the Clyde Hardwood. There isn’t any news on whether these would be released to the public but for now, you can shop for the rest of the PUMA Clyde Hardwood line on Puma.
The Knicks started their 4-game west coast trip against a familiar face on Tuesday night as they played Carmelo Anthony and the Portland Trailblazers. Marcus Morris did not disappoint as he stepped on the court in the Nike Zoom Lebron 3 “Home”. Originally introduced in 2005, this fan-favorite silhouette made its return to stores in April 2019. They retail for $175 but currently can be found on Flight Club for below retail price.
Last night, the Knicks finally ended their 10-game losing streak in OT vs. The Golden State Warriors. The Knicks never make it easy but, it was nice to see RJ Barrett get back to playing some amazing basketball and help lead the Knicks to the win with a 22 point and 10 rebound double-double. Barrett did this in the Dreamville Records X PUMA collaboration of the Puma Clyde Hardwood sneaker. Dreamville Records boss & rapper, J. Cole and PUMA, teamed up to create this shoe which sold out right after launching at the Day N Night festival in Las Vegas in November. The sneaker was released on November 22nd exclusively online at Footlocker.com. They retail for $120.
The topic of load management has recently divided Knicks fans more than any other topic that does not relate to Frank Ntilikina’s ability to play basketball.
Some see the practice as players being soft while some see the benefit of ensuring a healthy and refreshed player when the playoffs role around. The playoffs might be just out of realistic expectations for the Knicks this season, but we still need to address the topic of load management as it relates to our potential perennial All-Star, RJ Barrett.
The Knicks Kicks of the Night on November 3,2019 goes to our beloved rookie, RJ Barrett. Over the summer, RJ signed a deal with Puma Athletics to represent this athletic staple to begin his tenure in the NBA. This shoe, The Puma Clyde Hardwood, is their newest 2019 on court shoe worn by NBA athletes signed to the popular brand. This shoe can be purchased on the Puma website, they retail for $120.
Toss out all your “small sample size” caveats. Discard any “let’s wait and see” reservations. Do you hear that wary part of your brain? The part that’s whispering cautious thoughts to protect your heart because it’s been broken too many times before. Disregard all that, Knicks fans. Abandon all doubt ye who enter here.
Chris Iseman of NorthJersey.com dropped a story this morning with the most revealing quotes we’ve gotten from David Fizdale thus far this season regarding how he’ll handle the potential issue of lack of ball-movement amongst his players.