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Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe host the Locked On Knicks podcast, giving you a daily look inside the New York Knicks and the NBA with all the latest news, insight and expertise. From Clyde-isms, to RJ Barrett and Jalen Brunson highlights, to rampant draft and free agency speculation, Alex and Gavin have you covered every day on Locked On Knicks, part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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Should the Knicks go after Kyrie Irving? (Spoil...
Alex goes solo to look at the biggest news of the NBA week: Kyrie Irving wants out of Brooklyn. Why the Knicks shouldn't be interested, and a sobering retrospective on what could have happened had the Knicks secured Irving and Kevin Durant in 2019. Plus, examining some reporting from Ian Begley and Michael Scotto in recent articles about Cam Reddish, Immanuel Quickley, OG Anunoby, Obi Toppin, Jarred Vanderbilt, Malik Beasley, and more!
30 min
2
Julius Randle is a well-earned All-Star and the...
Alex goes solo to break down the Knicks’ 106-104 victory over the Heat, but first, Julius Randle is an All-Star! Why he deserves it, why Jimmy Butler didn’t, and why, sadly, it was a fair choice to leave Brunson off this year. Then, it’s time to get into RJ Barrett’s huge 30-point performance, and why the good far outweighed the bad in this game. And finally, some love for Deuce McBride, Quentin Grimes, and more, who all came through big with Jalen Brunson out for this game.
31 min
3
Late game execution dooms the Knicks against th...
Alex goes solo to break down the Knicks' 129-123 loss to the Lakers in overtime. Jalen Brunson had an awesome game! ...but the execution down the stretch left a lot to be desired from Julius Randle and others. Plus, Immanuel Quickley's fantastic play, and why RJ Barrett might be a little peeved about not seeing the floor at all down the stretch of the game.
29 min
4
The Knicks reportedly want OG Anunoby at the de...
Alex goes solo to break down the Knicks' reported interest in OG Anunoby. What do the reports say? Would Anunoby be a good fit on the Knicks statistically and on the court? And most importantly, is the Raptors' asking price too much, or do the Knicks have the pieces to make a deal work?
33 min
5
The New York Knicks Comeback Falls Short In Bro...
Gavin Schall takes you through yet another Knicks loss in Brooklyn, Immanuel Quickley ascending and the Knicks playoff positioning.
30 min
6
Julius Randle Leads The New York Knicks In An O...
Gavin Schall goes solo to break down the adjustments the Knicks made to beat the Boston Celtics.
27 min
7
Is RJ Barrett turning into an elite player at t...
Just how much better has RJ Barrett gotten this season after his slow start? We take a look at the numbers to try to paint a picture of just how good RJ has gotten in his final year of his rookie deal for the Knicks, including a set of stats that paints him as perhaps one of the best interior shot creators in the entire NBA.
30 min
8
Julius Randle Rains Fire, Isaiah Hartenstein Sw...
Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe break down Julius Randle and Isaiah Hartenstein's heroics in a thrilling win over the Cavs!
35 min
9
Does Grayson Allen solve the Knicks' problems? ...
Alex and Gavin react to a recent rumor that the Knicks could be interested in Grayson Allen as the trade deadline approaches. Would he solve their problems? Would he be bearable to root for as an annoying player? Are there other targets out there like Jonathan Isaac, Eric Gordon, Gary Trent Jr., Malik Beasley, or others that could make more sense to pursue?
38 min
10
Will Mitchell Robinson's Injury Doom The New Yo...
Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe break down how Mitchell Robinson's injury was the main factor in the Knicks lackluster weekend and Obi Toppin deserving justice.
36 min
11
Could the Knicks take a big swing at the NBA tr...
Alex and Gavin break down their strategy they'd like the Knicks to take with the trade deadline upcoming, including some targets big and small. Could they take a huge swing to try to take Paul George or Devin Booker away from their struggling former title contenders? Could Torrey Craig or Dean Wade provide affordable bench shooting? Could they take a swing on a younger player like Bol Bol? Could Alex Caruso give their bench the spark it needs?
36 min
12
The New York Knicks Let Go Of The Rope: Tired L...
Gavin Schall breaks down how tired legs cause the Knicks worst loss in a month and a half.
29 min
13
New York Knicks Rumors: Could Immanuel Quickley...
Gavin Schall is joined by HoopsHype Reporter Michael Scotto to discuss his latest insights into the New York Knicks' trade dealine plans.
25 min
14
Jalen Brunson And Julius Randle Worn Down By To...
Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe debate who to blame after another painful Knicks loss against the Toronto Raptors.
36 min
15
Are the Knicks just shy of being elite? Or are ...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' two wins over the Wizards and Pistons over the weekend and wonder... what's keeping this team from being elite when they've played at a 56-win pace in their last 20 games and are top 5 in almost every rating stat? Plus, appreciation for Immanuel Quickley's growing game, and love for Mitchell Robinson's weekend.
39 min
16
Ranking Knicks youngsters: Will Barrett, Quickl...
Alex and Gavin continue the January mailbag with a great question from the YouTube comment section... how would they rank the Knicks' young core of RJ Barrett, Quentin Grimes, Immanuel Quickley, Mitchell Robinson and Obi Toppin based off how good they figure to be in five years?
33 min
17
RJ Barrett and Jalen Brunson spoil Tyrese Halib...
Alex is joined by Drew Steele (@scootertoots on Twitter) of The Strickland to get into the Knicks' 119-113 win over the Pacers on Wednesday, including RJ Barrett's triumphant return, Jalen Brunson's brilliance, Tyrese Haliburton underwhelming in his questionably-motivated "revenge game," heaps of praise for the defensive efforts of Quentin Grimes and Mitchell Robinson, and much more!
40 min
18
How The Knicks Transformed Their Season And Is ...
Gavin Schall is joined by Locked On Pacers Host Tony East to preview the the teams' matchup tonight.
32 min
19
A Career High For Jalen Brunson Not Enough As L...
Gavin Schall goes solo to break down Jalen Brunson's career night and the poor execution that doomed the Knicks vs. the Milwaukee Bucks.
31 min
20
Do The New York Knicks Need To Eventually Compe...
On their opening mailbag of 2023 Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe get existential do the New York Knicks need be a title contender to appease their fans or is competitiveness enough?
36 min
21
Julius Randle's 3-point explosion and Jalen Bru...
Alex goes solo to break down the Knicks' 112-108 win over the Raptors, including why Jalen Brunson's steady presence guided the Knicks after Julius Randle went bonkers with a 19-point first quarter, how the Knicks' ability to hold on vs. a team attempting a raucous comeback shows growth, kudos for the young core for coming through throughout the game, an injury update on RJ Barrett's lacerated finger, and kudos for Tom Thibodeau for becoming the seventh Knick coach to reach the 100-win plateau.
37 min
22
Can the Knicks get revenge on the Raptors? Prev...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Sean Woodley, host of Locked On Raptors, to get the lowdown on Toronto's season thus far before the Knicks kick off a stretch of three January games against the Raptors. What are the implications of the Raptors' slow start on their roster and coach? Will they be sellers at the deadline? Will the Knicks get their redemption for Pascal Siakam's 52-point game last month? And more!
42 min
23
A Career Night For Jalen Brunson Covers Up A Ba...
Gavin Schall rolls solo to tell you why tonight's Knicks win was disappointing despite Jalen Brunson's career night.
28 min
24
It's Always Sunny In New York: Julius Randle an...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' 102-83 drubbing of the Phoenix Suns, including Julius Randle's continued redemption season that saw him receive MVP chants at the Garden, the absolutely absurd 11-point quarter that the Knicks held the Suns to, Quentin Grimes' development as a passer, Jalen Brunson toying with Chris Paul, and much more!
36 min
25
Julius Randle Dominates The Houston Rockets And...
Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe break down Julius Randle's big night in a losing streak busting win for the New York Knicks.
36 min
26
A new rock bottom? The New York Knicks get thor...
Alex goes solo to break down the Knicks' 122-115 loss to the San Antonio Spurs, their fifth straight L. Included topics are why the absence of RJ Barrett and Jalen Brunson doesn't excuse the poor effort, why there's no way this loss is not an indictment on Tom Thibodeau's ability to get his team ready, an ode to Julius Randle and Immanuel Quickley's fantastic nights, and whip-around coverage of an otherwise poor night for the rest of the roster.
39 min
27
Eastern Conference All Star Projections: Will J...
Alex Wolfe and Gavin Schall run through the Eastern Conference All-Star field and project if Jalen Brunson and Julius Randle can both make the team.
45 min
28
A brutally short rotation costs Quentin Grimes,...
Alex and Gavin break down the New York Knicks' backbreaking 126-121 overtime loss to the Dallas Mavericks, including coughing up a 9-point lead in the final 30 seconds. Included topics are why Tom Thibodeau is to blame for this loss, and breakdowns of brilliant performances by Quentin Grimes, Immanuel Quickley, Julius Randle, Mitchell Robinson, and more.
36 min
29
10 Stats That Have Defined The Knicks: Jalen Br...
Alex Wolfe and Gavin Schall share the 10 stats that have defined the Knicks season.
38 min
30
A very un-Merry Christmas weekend: the New York...
Alex and Gavin break down the holiday weekend for the Knicks, including a fourth quarter collapse against the Sixers on Christmas day and a backbreaking buzzer beater from DeMar DeRozan against the Bulls on Friday. What went wrong? Why are there still reasons for optimism? And do the Knicks need another player that can create off the bounce? All that and more in today's episode!
40 min
31
New York Knicks Vs. Philadelphia 76ers Christma...
Gavin Schall is joined by The Philadelphia Inquirer's Keith Pompey (@PompeyOnSixers) and Sixers Pre and Post-Game Host on 97.5 The Fanatic Devon Givens (@devong975) to break down the Knicks Christmas Day Showdown With The Sixers.
36 min
32
RJ Barrett And Julius Randle Can't Save The New...
Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe recap the valiant demise of the New York Knicks' eight game winning streak.
35 min
33
The New York Knicks win eight straight, rolling...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' 38-point mauling of the Stephen Curry-less Golden State Warriors, as well as trends during the team's 8-game win streak, including Quentin Grimes' infectious energy, Immanuel Quickley shooting the lights out, Jericho Sims and Mitchell Robinson making a really interesting combo, and more!
35 min
34
What Is The New York Knicks Ceiling On Defense?...
Gavin Schall is once again joined by Coach Gibson Pyper (@HalfCourtHoops) to figure out just how good New York Knicks can be on defense.
25 min
35
How Quentin Grimes And Deuce McBride Have Turne...
Gavin Schall is joined by Coach Gibson Pyper (@HalfCourtHoops) to break down his latest video on how the New York Knicks have transformed into one of the NBA's best defenses.
26 min
36
How to turn a Mid 3 into a Big 3: The New York ...
Alex is joined by Zach Diluzio of The Strickland (@zjdiluzio on Twitter) to get into the Knicks' seventh straight win, a 109-106 clutch victory over the Pacers on the road. The guys praise the Knicks' Big 3 effusively, from RJ Barrett's sustained good play, to Jalen Brunson's brilliance, and Julius Randle's clutch free throw making down the stretch.
39 min
37
Can the New York Knicks make it two in a row ag...
Alex is joined by Pat The Designer of the Locked On Bulls podcast to preview the Knicks' second matchup with the Bulls in three days. What are some common misconceptions about both teams? How do the two stack up for this season and beyond? And much more!
49 min
38
Are The New York Knicks A Top Five Team In The ...
Gavin Schall is once again joined by Pod Strickland co-host Stacy Patton to discuss if the New York Knicks are a top five team in the Eastern Conference.
29 min
39
Jalen Brunson, Julius Randle And RJ Barrett Lea...
Gavin Schall is joined by The Strickland's Stacy Patton to discuss the New York Knicks fifth straight win in OT over the Chicago Bulls.
35 min
40
Should the New York Knicks entertain trading Im...
Alex and Gavin react to the most recent trade rumors from The Athletic regarding a number of Knicks players, namely Immanuel Quickley. If a deal comes along where he could fetch a first round pick, should the team entertain it, or keep him more off the table? What about Cam Reddish? Plus, the guys also price out deals for Evan Fournier and Derrick Rose.
38 min
41
What Are The New York Knicks Best Offensive And...
Gavin Schall is joined by Ariel Pacheco (@APachechoNBA) to discuss some of the Knicks best lineups and Ghosts Of Knicksmas Past, Present And Future.
30 min
42
Julius Randle and RJ Barrett both drop 27 as th...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' 112-99 win over the Kings, including a fantastic-but-frustrating night from Julius Randle that saw him get ejected on a double technical after 27 points in 27 minutes, a matching 27-point effort from RJ Barrett, and a concerning injury night for Jalen Brunson that saw him leave with a sprained ankle. Plus, the case for Cam Reddish to get back in the rotation.
39 min
43
Julius Randle, RJ Barrett And Mitchell Robinso...
Gavin Schall is joined by DJ Zullo (@ACE_ZULLO on twitter) to break down a big New York Knicks win over the Charlotte Hornets.
43 min
44
Fixing RJ Barrett, Obi Toppin Injured, And The...
Gavin Schall is joined by Prez of The Strickland to discuss Obi Toppin's injury saving RJ Barrett's season and much more!
44 min
45
Cam Reddish On The Trading Block And Julius Ran...
Gavin Schall breaks down the news that Cam Reddish is on the trading block and celebrates Julius Randle as "The King Of Broadway" for one night anyways.
29 min
46
Could The New York Knicks Trade RJ Barrett To T...
Could the New York Knicks trade RJ Barrett? It's a difficult proposition on a number of fronts, but Gavin Schall is joined by Ariel Pacheco (@APachecoNBA) to explore some options including the Toronto Raptors and Sacramento Kings.
22 min
47
The New York Knicks Shut Down Donovan Mitchell!...
Gavin Schall goes solo to share 12 thoughts from a wild New York Knicks weekend.
35 min
48
Can The New York Knicks Build Around RJ Barrett...
Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe lay out their ideal visions for the New York Knicks future rotation.
33 min
49
Mitchell Robinson shines but Grayson Allen robs...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' 109-103 loss, which looked like it could have been a win when they fouled Giannis Antetokounmpo out in the fourth quarter, only to have Grayson Allen trounce their hopes in the final moments. Even so, Mitchell Robinson and RJ Barrett excelled, and Jalen Brunson offered a gutsy performance after coming up lame early in the game.
42 min
50
Julius Randle explodes for 36 points and the Kn...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' 140-110 win over the Detroit Pistons, including Julius Randle's crazy hot night, a deceptively good game from RJ Barrett, Quentin Grimes' sustained goodness, and much more!
33 min
51
Could The New York Knicks Trade Julius Randle T...
Alex Wolfe and Gavin Schall explain why Julius Randle to the Phoenix Suns could make perfect sense for both sides.
32 min
52
Jalen Brunson notches third straight 30-point g...
Alex goes solo to break down the Knicks' loss to the Grizzlies, including Jalen Brunson's fantastic third straight 30-point game, Mitchell Robinson's return to form, Cam Reddish showing zero rust, RJ Barrett hopefully breaking out of his slump, and more!
31 min
53
Which Prospect Is The Perfect Fit For The New Y...
Gavin Schall is joined by Corey Tulaba and Albert Ghim of No Ceilings NBA and The Draftdaq Podcast to discuss the most underrated prospect in this years class and takeaways from big early season games.
30 min
54
What's Wrong With The New York Knicks' RJ Barre...
Gavin Schall is joined by Knicks Film School Host Jonathan Macri (@JCMacriNBA on Twitter) to break down his latest newsletter on RJ Barrett.
32 min
55
Is Jalen Brunson An All-Star? And RJ Barrett Is...
Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe break down Jalen Brunson's big night in OKC.
37 min
56
A tough weekend: Knicks lose to the Warriors an...
Alex and Gavin discuss the tough weekend that was for the Knicks: double-digit losses to the Warriors and Suns, including regression from Julius Randle, continued awful play from RJ Barrett, Tom Thibodeau's usual follies, a tough reintroduction for Mitchell Robinson, and more. But on the bright side, Quentin Grimes returned against the Suns and looked back to his old self!
37 min
57
2023 Draft Primer: Should The Knicks Tank? Vict...
Gavin Schall is joined by the Draftdaq Podcast crew of Albert Ghim and Corey Tulaba to debate if the Knicks should tank, and go over the top prospects in the 2023 Draft.
35 min
58
Julius Randle, Cam Reddish and Jericho Sims Lea...
Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe recap the Knicks big win in Denver.
33 min
59
Jalen Brunson, Immanuel Quickley, and Cam Reddi...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' 118-111 win over the Jazz to open their west coast trip, including Jalen Brunson keeping up the good work in Utah, Immanuel Quickley coming in clutch and finding his shooting touch, Cam Reddish continuing to be a two-way stud, and Jericho Sims putting up his best game of the year. However, some frustrating things still abounded, like the Julius Randle/Obi Toppin dichotomy still going strong despite a shortened rotation.
41 min
60
Will The West Coast Trip Be The End For The New...
Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe team up to discuss if the West Coast trip will be the end of Tom Thibodeau.
37 min
61
Is it time to move on from Tom Thibodeau after ...
Alex is joined by Matthew Miranda (@MatthewEMiranda on Twitter) of The Strickland, Posting and Toasting, the Bleav Knicks Pod, and the Jacobin Sports Show to break down the Knicks' 145-135 loss to the Thunder at home. Should the Knicks' consistently awful 3-point defense spell the end for Tom Thibodeau as head coach? Plus, breaking down breakout games for Cam Reddish and Immanuel Quickley.
48 min
62
Barrett, Brunson, and Randle go off against the...
Alex goes solo to break down the Knicks' 121-112 win over the Detroit Pistons, including 20-plus point performances once again from all three of RJ Barrett, Jalen Brunson, and Julius Randle. But are there some concerning signs in the Knicks' defense that suggests they could be winning more games than their play suggests right now? Plus, breaking down some decent minutes from Quentin Grimes, Evan Fournier's continued struggles, Immanuel Quickley hopefully breaking his slump, and more!
31 min
63
Should the Knicks think about moving on from To...
Alex goes solo to get into jumping off points for the Knicks at this weird juncture of their season. Things are trending downward, some projections have them finishing worse than a year ago, and clearly some things need to change. Is the solution to blow it up, or ride things out? At what point should they make the tough decisions about Tom Thibodeau, Julius Randle, Derrick Rose, Evan Fournier, and more, to try to help the team in the future to the detriment of the present?
41 min
64
A Brooklyn Bashing: Julius Randle's Regression,...
Gavin Schall is joined by DJ Zullo (@ACE_ZULLO on Twitter) to discuss the Knicks blowout loss against the Brooklyn Nets and solutions going forward.
34 min
65
Julius Randle erupts for eight triples and the ...
Alex is joined by Drew Steele of The Strickland (@scootertoots on Twitter) to get into the Knicks 120-107 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, including why Drew actually WASN'T all that impressed with Julius, why the small ball era might be short-lived, why Evan Fournier and Derrick Rose should cede some minutes to Immanuel Quickley, some appreciation for Jalen Brunson's brilliance, and more!
39 min
66
Jalen Brunson, Julius Randle And RJ Barrett Not...
Alex Wolfe and Gavin Schall team up to break down the Knicks loss over the weekend to the Boston Celtics.
44 min
67
Fantasy basketball in Philly: Obi Toppin saves ...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' dramatic, emphatic, potentially season-saving 106-104 win in Philadelphia, led by... small ball?! In this episode: Obi Toppin and Julius Randle play together (and it was glorious); can Tom Thibodeau keep experimenting?; an ode to the fantastic play of Cam Reddish; RJ Barrett and Jalen Brunson kept the Knicks afloat so Obi could sail them home; and so much more!
43 min
68
Will Tom Thibodeau ever change? Survey says no ...
Alex goes solo to break down the Knicks' embarrassing loss to the Hawks featuring a blown 22-point lead, mostly focused on the shortcomings of Tom Thibodeau. Why can't the Knicks adjust to anything in-game like a zone defense? Why is Evan Fournier still starting with Immanuel Quickley and an apparently healthy Quentin Grimes available? Why can the Knicks not just try a few minutes of Obi Toppin and Julius Randle together to add a new wrinkle to their offense? And more!
30 min
69
Assessing the New York Knicks' young season wit...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Benjy Ritholtz of The Strickland and Knicks Film School to go over early trends from the Knicks' first six games: Julius Randle's resurgence, RJ Barrett's struggles, the team's lack of perimeter defense, what difference Quentin Grimes could make, revisiting the Donovan Mitchell saga a bit after he torched the Knicks, and more!
45 min
70
Six Stats That Define The New York Knicks Seaso...
Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe dive deep on six stats and much more in this edition of the Locked On Knicks podcast.
31 min
71
Donovan Mitchell and the Cavaliers rain threes ...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' 121-108 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on the road, including giant performances from Donovan Mitchell, Kevin Love, and Dean Wade, a pitiful defensive effort from the Knicks on the perimeter, a slightly reassuring offensive night for RJ Barrett and the rest of the team, and much more.
40 min
72
Julius Randle, RJ Barrett And Jalen Brunson Str...
Gavin Schall is joined by Ariel Pacheco to break down the Knicks loss to the Bucks.
32 min
73
Could The New York Knicks Trade For Joel Embiid...
Alex Wolfe and Gavin Schall explore the possibility of trading for Joel Embiid, pick a veteran to drop out of the rotation and talk Mitch's reounding.
35 min
74
Jalen Brunson Is A Star As The New York Knicks ...
Alex Wolfe and Gavin Schall dive deep on a star making performance for Jalen Brunson and another scintillating Knicks win.
41 min
75
Knicks thrash the young Magic as Julius Randle ...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' 115-102 win over the Orlando Magic, including the great play of the "big three" of Julius Randle, Jalen Brunson, and RJ Barrett, a fantastic defensive showing from Mitchell Robinson, and an energizing performance by Obi Toppin, Cam Reddish, Immanuel Quickley and the bench.
37 min
76
Have The New York Knicks Fixed Their Offense? +...
Has Tom Thibodeau Fixed The Knicks Offense?
35 min
77
Immanuel Quickley, RJ Barrett, and Obi Toppin b...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' 130-106 blowout win over the Pistons, including huge bounce back performances by Immanuel Quickley, RJ Barrett, and Obi Toppin after a rough start to the season. Also, should IQ be the starter at shooting guard? And the guys also appreciate great nights from Derrick Rose, Julius Randle, and Jalen Brunson.
36 min
78
Julius Randle And Cam Reddish Shine And RJ Barr...
In a chaotic mess of a game that featured a borderline career worst performance for RJ Barrett there were some definite bright spots. Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe have the breakdown.
40 min
79
Locked On Knicks Film School Bold Predictions: ...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Jonathan Macri and Jeremy Cohen of Knicks Film School to continue their bold predictions for the 2022-23 season. Will the Knicks trade for someone at midseason? Will the bench be next level elite? Will Obi Toppin put up top-level per 36 numbers?
42 min
80
Locked On Knicks Film School Bold Predictions: ...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Jonathan Macri and Jeremy Cohen of Knicks Film School to make bold predictions for the upcoming season. Alex and Gavin's takes go head to head, debating whether Evan Fournier or Quentin Grimes will get more starts at shooting guard this season, and Jeremy reveals why he thinks the Knicks might not be as high-paced as we think.
37 min
81
New York Knicks Position Battles: Where Do Juli...
What did we learn about Julius Randle and Obi Toppin this preseason? Alex Wolfe and Gavin Schall break it all down!
34 min
82
What Makes The New York Knicks' Immanuel Quickl...
Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe are joined by The Strickland's Arya Chawlz to talk about his tremendous article on Immanuel Quickley and dive deep on all the skills that make him great.
33 min
83
Mitchell Robinson and Jalen Brunson shine in th...
Alex goes solo to break down the Knicks' 105-89 win over the Wizards to cap their preseason with a 3-1 record, including Mitchell Robinson's absolutely dominant night on both ends, Jalen Brunson's scoring explosion, RJ Barrett's continued brilliance, why a bad shooting night from Julius Randle still held positives, and much more!
41 min
84
Will RJ Barrett make the leap towards superstar...
Alex and Gavin are joined by Tom Piccolo of the Talkin' Knicks podcast (@Tom_Piccolo on Twitter) to talk about all things RJ Barrett. How should RJ's 2021-22 season be viewed? What skills could potentially propel him to stardom in 2022-23? Will he live up to his contract? How will adding Jalen Brunson help him improve? And much more!
42 min
85
Julius Randle shines, but the Knicks falter beh...
Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' 109-100 preseason loss to the Indiana Pacers on the road, including Julius Randle's continued unselfish play, how the Knicks were beat down the stretch and why, positive developments from Obi Toppin and Isaiah Hartenstein, a rare truly bad game from Immanuel Quickley, and much more!
30 min
86
SNY's Ian Begley On Obi Toppin's Role, The Knic...
SNY's Ian Begley joins Alex Wolfe and Gavin Schall to break down the latest on what the Knicks rotation will look like this regular season and whether or not a big trade is on he horizon.
35 min
87
Obi Toppin's Got A Jump Shot And The New York K...
Obi rained fire from three and thunderous wrath from above as the Knicks raced past the Pacers in a big win.
50 min
88
Should Evan Fournier come off the bench or star...
Alex and Gavin continue their player season previews with Evan Fournier. Should he start, or come off the bench? Is he the right player for the Knicks at the wrong time? Should they look to keep him around even if a somewhat attractive trade offer comes along? Can his defense supplement his offense this year? And much more!
29 min
89
Can Cam Reddish carve out a role and find his w...
Alex and Gavin preview the season ahead for Cam Reddish, namely... can he find minutes on this team? Will it take unfortunate circumstances like injuries for him to get the chance? As more of a rhythm player, does he need more minutes to find success? Will he survive this year's trade deadline and beyond on the Knicks? And much more!
29 min
90
The New York Knicks Led By Jalen Brunson Domina...
Jalen Brunson toyed with the Detroit Pistons during a dominant New York Knicks win.
46 min
91
Should the Knicks insert themselves in Russell ...
With news that the Lakers are apparently willing to deal first round picks combined with Russell Westbrook to get talent improvements this season, should the Knicks put themselves in the conversation using Julius Randle, Evan Fournier, and Derrick Rose as trade chips? Alex and Gavin discuss that, plus preview the seasons to come for Jericho Sims and Deuce McBride.
33 min
92
Preseason Watchlist: Julius Randle's Pace, Jale...
Will Julius Randle live up to his promise of playing faster? Could Obi Toppin and Isaiah Hartenstein form the most entertaining bench duo in the league? Gavin Schall answers those questions and a bunch more.
24 min
93
Could the Charlotte Hornets be a Julius Randle ...
Alex is joined by Walker Mehl of the Locked On Hornets podcast to talk about the Hornets. Could they be a trade landing spot for Julius Randle this season with Miles Bridges potentially gone long-term during an ongoing domestic violence charge? Just how similar are these two franchises going into this offseason? Will either make the next step to the playoffs? And more!
42 min
94
Big Sixers Questions, A Derrick Rose Trade? And...
Gavin Schall is joined by 97.5 The Fanatic's Devon Givens to preview the Philadelphia 76ers and gauge their interest in trading for the Knicks' vets.
41 min
95
Tom Thibodeau: Evan Fournier's the frontrunner ...
Alex and Gavin break down Tom Thibodeau's comments from the first day of training camp, indicating that he views Evan Fournier as the presumptive starter at shooting guard and apparently still isn't too keen on the idea of playing Obi Toppin and Julius Randle together. Then, the guys go through the end-of-roster candidates to close the show and pick out who they'd like to have to final spot on the Knicks.
33 min
96
New York Knicks Media Day: The Jalen Brunson Ef...
We're back baby! It's media day and the boys dive deep on Mitch's new moves, RJ taking the high road and saying goodbye to a legend on he Knicks beat Marc Berman.
38 min
97
Obi Toppin's Dayton origin story with Flyers As...
Alex and Gavin are joined by a very special guest, Dayton Flyers Associate Head Coach Ricardo Greer, a former French Pro-A League MVP and Hall-of-Famer who worked closely with Obi Toppin during his time at Dayton. Topics include what it was like when Obi first stepped on campus, how his game evolved over time at Dayton, favorite on- and off-the-court memories from Obi's time as a Flyer, and how Ricardo thinks Obi can continue to evolve his game in the NBA.
38 min
98
What is the New York Knicks' identity as an org...
Alex and Gavin finish their big questions series prior to the 2022-23 Knicks season, including a big one: do the Knicks have an identity? How committed are they to the youth movement after a summer spent chasing a star? And lastly, how good can RJ Barrett get after inking his rookie contract extension?
35 min
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Were the Knicks fairly ranked in ESPN's 2022 NB...
Alex and Gavin dive into the ESPN NBArank top 100 for the 2022-23 season, which actually included a whopping FOUR Knicks and seemed like one of the most fair lists Knicks-wise in years. Should RJ Barrett have been above Tyler Herro though? Should Jalen Brunson have been above RJ? Were Julius Randle and Mitchell Robinson ranked fairly? And should Russell Westbrook have been ranked near or above ANY of them? All that and more on this episode!
39 min
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Can Tom Thibodeau And Julius Randle Make It Wor...
Just about everything that could go wrong for Julius Randle last season did. Things weren't much better for Tom Thibodeau. Could Jalen Brunson and an improved RJ Barrett salvage both?
32 min