Top 10 What-ifs of the 90s Knicks

The New York Knicks teams of Pat Riley and Jeff Van Gundy were contenders throughout the 1990s. Led by Patrick Ewing, they made the Finals twice, advanced to the conference finals two more times and had their championship hopes dashed by injuries and suspensions on other occasions. Charles Oakley, one of the stalwarts of thoseContinue reading “Top 10 What-ifs of the 90s Knicks”

Podcast: From Hang Time to Prime Time

It was a pleasure to talk to Pete Croatto about his new book From Hang Time to Prime Time: Business, Entertainment and the Birth of the Modern-Day NBA https://newbooksnetwork.com/from-hang-time-to-prime-time The birth of the modern-day NBA is often attributed to Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Michael Jordan and David Stern. In From Hang Time to Prime Time: Business,Continue reading “Podcast: From Hang Time to Prime Time”

Interview with Harvey Araton about his new book Our Last Season: A Writer, A Fan, A Friendship

Our last season podcast link Harvey Araton is one of New York’s–and the nation’s–best-known sports journalists, having covered thousands of Knicks games over the course of a long and distinguished career. But the person at the heart of Our Last Season, Michelle Musler, is largely anonymous–except, that is, to the players, coaches, and writers who haveContinue reading “Interview with Harvey Araton about his new book Our Last Season: A Writer, A Fan, A Friendship”