While fans can only hope that Santa leaves them a win under the tree when their team square off against the Washington Wizards on Christmas Day, MSG Network is bringing back “Knicksmas” for a third year.
Tipping off at noon on Dec. 24, the stunt, featuring 24-hours of non-stop New York Knicks programming, is hosted by Walt “St. Knick” Frazier. Shot in his New York City apartment, brimming with holiday trimmings and graced with a roaring fireplace, Frazier will share the spirit of the season with a local children’s choir and the Knicks City Dancers.
The programming ranges from Knicks seasons, championships and great games past -- plus a few from the current campaign -- and profiles of present and former players, including "Santa Clyde" himself.
Click here at MSG.com to hear Christmas“Clyde-isms” at the site's new holiday soundboard.
The programming serves as a lengthy lead-in to the Knicks' pregame show on MSGN at 11:30 p.m.; ESPN will cover the contest from MSG, as the Knicks play for a 67th time on Christmas.
“KNICKSMAS” ON MSG NETWORK
12:00PM KNICKS IN 60: KNICKS VS. CHARLOTTE (11/2/14)
1:00PM THE GAME: 365: WALT FRAZIER: WINING AND DINING
1:30PM MSG COUNTDOWN: 21ST CENTURY KNICKS
2:00PM KNICKS IN 60: KNICKS VS. DENVER (11/16/14)
3:00PM BEGINNINGS: MICHEAL RAY RICHARDSON
3:30PM PROFILES: CARMELO ANTHONY
4:00PM BEGINNINGS: IMAN SHUMPERT
4:30PM THE GAME 365: CLYDE’S ISLAND OASIS
5:00PM KNICKS IN 60 #3: KNICKS VS PHILADELPHIA
6:00PM LOST AND FOUND: THE ’73 CHAMPIONSHIP KNICKS
7:00PM PROFILES: PHIL JACKSON
7:30PM PROFILES: AMAR’E STOUDEMIRE
8:00PM KNICKS IN 60 : KNICKS VS. CELTICS
9:00PM BEGINNINGS: J.R. SMITH
9:30PM PROFILES: CARMELO ANTHONY
10:00PM KNICKS IN 60
11:00PM FOUR COURSES S1 # 1 (LJ, SALLEY, FRIEDLANDER, TARIQ)
11:30PM FOUR COURSES S2 #5 (STARKS, MACCHIO, NORTON, CENAK)
12:00AM KNICKS IN 60: KNICKS VS. CHARLOTTE (11/2/14)
1:00AM BEGINNINGS: IMAN SHUMPERT
1:30AM 3-60s: BERNARD KING’S 60-PT. GAME
2:30AM 3-60s: CARMELO’S 62-PT. GAME
3:30AM BEGINNINGS: MICHEAL RAY RICHARSON
4:00AM KNICKS IN 60 #2: KNICKS VS. DENVER (11/16/14)
5:00AM KNICKS IN 60 #3: KNICKS VS. PHILADELPHIA
6:00AM THE GAME 365: J.R. SMITH
6:30AM BEGINNINGS: J.R. SMITH
7:00AM BEGINNINGS: WALT “CLYDE” FRAZIER
7:30AM THE GAME 365: CLYDE’S ISLAND OASIS
8:00AM KNICKS IN 60: KNICKS VS. CELTICS
9:00AM FOUR COURSES S1 #2 (LJ, SALLEY, FRIEDLANDER, BREUER)
9:30AM FOUR COURSES S2 #4 (MASON, CARTER, SCOTT, FRIEDLANDER)
10:00AM BEGINNINGS: MICHEAL RAY RICHARDSON
10:30AM KNICKS IN 60 #5
11:30AM KNICKS PREGAME