Some of the greatest players in franchise history weighed in on the potential and promise of the 2016-17 New York Knicks.
It’s been quite some time since the New York Knicks could be described as promising. Success has been short-lived since Jeff Van Gundy resigned in 2001, which has thus created a cloud of pessimism that won’t seem to pass.
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Though heavily criticized, team president Phil Jackson has created the rare sense of optimism that New York has been longing for.
Jackson re-signed Carmelo Anthony and drafted Kristaps Porzingis, thus creating the foundation for organizational growth. He then aggressively pursued roster upgrades during the summer of 2016.
In a video released to the team’s official Twitter account, a number of Knicks legends voiced their opinion about the 2016-17 team.