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  • proper n. The New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association, formerly the New York Knickerbockers of the Basketball Association of America.

Etymologies

From the fictional Diedrich Knickerbocker, a pseudonym of Washington Irving. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • THE KNICKS SUCK: After finally firing Isiah Thomas, the Knicks have to hire a new coach with a remaining budget of…….. one dollar.

    …OF THE DAY | Best Week Ever

  • KNICKS' LINEUP For the next few days, the complexion of the Knicks' lineup could be altered because of Atlanta Hawks forward Marvin Williams.

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  • The Rockets 'four-game win streak over the Knicks is their longest in the 119-game history of the series. ...

    USATODAY.com - Basketball - New York vs. Houston

  • David Lee had 17 points and 16 rebounds, extending his streak of consecutive double-double games to 16 and tying him with Bob McAdoo for third-longest in Knicks history.

    USATODAY.com

  • David Lee had 17 points and 16 rebounds, extending his streak of consecutive double-double games to 16 and tying him with Bob McAdoo for third longest in Knicks history.

    USATODAY.com

  • Memphis took advantage of the struggling Knicks from the start, opening the game hitting almost every shot.

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  • Larry Johnson of the Knicks is supporting five children by four women, including two he has with his wife, and Shawn Kemp of the Cavaliers, who is not married, has fathered seven children.

    Sound Politics: Shawn Kemp Loves Children

  • EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Jason Kidd and the New Jersey Nets took no satisfaction in eliminating the New York Knicks from the playoff race.

    USATODAY.com - Basketball - New York vs. New Jersey

  • He was forever going to be the master puppeteer, the executive who ran the New York Knicks from the tunnel the way he once ran the Pistons from the point.

    USATODAY.com - Thomas knows Knicks' best chances rest with Brown

  • Miller, who has made a reputation of putting a dagger in Knicks 'fans hearts during the postseason, was at it again in the third quarter.

    National Basketball Association - Pacers vs. Knicks

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