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Cover of the book.


Most Knicks fans have attended games at Madison Square Garden, seen highlights of a young Walt Frazier, and have heard the story of Willis Reed limping onto the floor for Game 7. 

But only real fans have visited the 69th Regiment Armory, know who Sweetwater is and how he got his nickname or who the Knicks played in the first game in NBA history.

100 Things Knicks Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die by Alan Hahn reveals the most critical moments and important facts about past and present players, coaches, and teams that are part of the storied history that is Knicks basketball.

Scattered throughout the pages, you’ll find pep talks, records, and Knicks lore to test your knowledge, including:

§         The curious tale of the origins of the name “Knickerbocker”

§         The infamous “Frozen Envelope” that changed Knicks and NBA history

§         The brief but memorable run as Knicks mascot for Dancing Harry

§         The tragic story of Ray Williams

§         The 26-game phenomenon that was “Linsanity”

Whether you’re a die-hard fan from the days of Red Holzman and Dave DeBusschere or a new supporter of Mike Woodson and Carmelo Anthony, this book contains everything Knicks fans should know, see and do in their lifetime. 

If bleed you orange, white and blue, then 100 Things Knicks Fans is for you.

It offers the chance to be certain you are knowledgeable about the most important facts about the team, the traditions, and what being a Knicks fan is all about.

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 League’s 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, N.Y.


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ALAN HAHN