New York Knicks Houston Tickets
Get set to give a welcome to New York’s finest as the Knicks travel to the ‘Space City’ that is Houston for a crucial game of basketball. The Toyota Center will be buzzing with excitement as the home based Rockets try to maintain their unblemished record against the rampaging New York Knicks. The Rockets will provide the perfect test for the new-look Knicks who have been undergoing a rebuilding phase. Buy New York Knicks Houston tickets and judge for yourself whether your franchise has finally found the winning combination.
New York Knicks are one of the oldest basketball franchise in the NBA. The club was created by Ned Irish in 1946. At the start of their history, the club used to play in the Basketball Association of America. In 1949, the BAA merged with the National Basketball League and NBA was created. The Knicks joined the NBA in 1949 and have ever since been placed in the Eastern Conference where they play in the Atlantic division.
Based out of Manhattan
The Knicks are headquartered in the Manhattan and play their home games in the famous Madison Square Gardens. The Knicks adapted well to the fast paced life of the NBA and were constant title contenders during their first decade. Under the guidance of their coach Joe Lapchick, the Knicks were able to advance all the way to the finals three times. However, each time the franchise was unable to overcome the final hurdle and lift the trophy.
Period of Hopelessness
The next decade saw the Knicks falter and slip as the franchise adapted to life beyond Lapchick. The faith of Knicks faithful was rewarded when the new coach Rod Holzman once again took the franchise back to the top of the league. It was under his leadership that the Knicks won two NBA championships during the 1970s.
Hoping for the Next Trophy
After the successful decade of the 70s, Knicks have been undergoing a drought as far as the championship is concerned. In order to improve their chances, the management has made major changes which include bringing in such famous names as Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher as president and head coach. Buy New York Knicks Houston tickets to see if the changes have paid off.