Synopses & Reviews
Initiating new fans into the world of Knicks lore or reminding die-hard supporters why this New York NBA team is always their number one, this entertaining resource distills 66 years of team history into the top 100 things to know and do—encouraging Knicks fans to live each day like its a playoff run. Most Knicks fans have experienced a game in Madison Square Garden, have seen highlights of a young Patrick Ewing, or have heard the story behind the franchises last championship in 1973; but the next level of fan commitment means knowing the history and meaning of Knickerbockers, and which other team—along with the Knicks—from the original National Basketball Association is still located in its original city. Such details are offered in this book, the ultimate handbook to knowing and loving the New York Knicks. The compilation breaks down all of the stats, important dates, prominent players, player nicknames, team achievements, and a list of must-do activities, and then ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist that all fans will appreciate.
All sports fans want to see their team win the championship but being a fan is about more than watching your team win the big game. As part of an ongoing best selling series, 100 Things Knicks helps New York lovers get the most out of being a fan. Get ready to enjoy your team on a new, more involved, level.
Most Knicks fans have taken in a game or two at the Madison Square Garden, have seen highlights of a young Patrick Ewing, and have heard the story behind the franchises last championship in 1973. But only real fans know what a Knickerbocker actually is, have attended the NBA Draft in person, or have visited the site of the original MSG.
100 Things Knicks Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of the New York Knicks. Whether youre a die-hard booster from the days of Red Holzman or a new supporter of Carmelo Anthony, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. Author Alan Hahn has collected every essential piece of Knicks knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.
About the Author
Alan Hahn is the New York Knicks studio analyst for the MSG Network and writes the popular team blog, The Knicks Fix. He previously covered the Knicks and the National Hockey Leagues New York Islanders for Newsday and is the author of two books on the Islanders, Birth of a Dynasty and Fish Sticks. He lives in Brentwood, New York.