The New York Knicks are an American professional basketball team based in the New York City borough of Manhattan. They compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team was established in 1946 as part of the newly founded Basketball Association of America, which became the NBA in 1949. The Knicks have won two NBA championships (1970 and 1973) and are among the most lucrative franchises in professional basketball. The Knicks have a long history of notable players, including Willis Reed, Patrick Ewing, and Carmelo Anthony. In recent years, the team has struggled to find success, but they have shown promise in the 2022-2023 season, winning eight of their last nine games. The current roster includes players such as Julius Randle, RJ Barrett, and Kemba Walker.