Published On: Mon, Apr 16th, 2018
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New York Knicks: Takeaways From The 2017-18 NBA Season [Opinion]

New York Knicks' 2017-18 takeaways.

The Phil Jackson era was officially over for the New York Knicks and a new era of basketball began in the 2017-18 NBA season. Unfortunately, the Knicks were unable to surprise the league and make a run to the playoffs.

After trading Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder last offseason, the Knicks finished the season with a 29-53 record. Kristaps Porzingis took over as the face of the franchise but suffered a major setback when he tore his ACL in the middle of the year. Now, the Knicks are heading into a rebuilding phase with the hope that Porzingis will come back to full strength following the rough knee injury.

Jeff Hornacek was the first domino to fall on the sword after the regular season came to a close. With the Knicks missing the playoffs, management decided to go ahead and make a move to relieve Hornacek of his head coaching duties.

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New York Knicks: Takeaways From The 2017-18 NBA Season [Opinion]