This has been an exciting year for discount New York Knicks tickets holders, with the acquisition of court star Carmelo Anthony and a spot in the post-season schedule that some expect to go all the way to the finals.
This team also boasts the distinction of being one of just two NBA teams that have stuck with their original hometown throughout their history as a pro team. Their full name is the New York Knickerbockers, which was taken from the name for the original Dutch settlers that moved into what is now New York.
New York Knicks: History Makers
Cheap New York Knicks tickets were sold for the team’s very first game on November 1, 1946, against the Toronto Huskies. The team started out very well and boasted winning schedules and playoff positions many seasons. The Knicks were also the first team in the NBA to sign a non-Caucasian player to their roster, Wataru Misaka, and the first African American, Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton. However, Earl Lloyd became the first African American to actually play in an NBA game.
Discount New York Knicks ticket holders were treated to their first national championship against the LA Lakers during the 1969-1970 season. The entire starting line-up for that year’s team had their jerseys retired by the Knicks club. Following the championship years, the New York Knicks hit a bit of a dry spell between 1975 and 1985. When Patrick Ewing came onboard in 1985, the team began to reclaim some of their glory days once again.
Discount New York Knicks Tickets: Hope for 2011 Championship
This year, discount New York Knicks fans have been hopeful for another championship, since the acquisition of Carmelo Anthony from the Denver Nuggets finally became a reality earlier this year. However, the team is currently down two losses against the Boston Celtics and must pull it together in Boston if they want to continue post-season play.
This is the time for diehard New York fans to grab their cheap New York Knicks tickets and cheer their favorite b-ball team to victory – and a possible national championship!