With Randall, Barrett, and Quickley leading the way and with the support of dynamic center Mitchell Robinson and veterans like Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson, the Knicks have again electrified New York even despite the superstars who play across the bridge in Brooklyn.

COMMENTARY: Knicks Getting Last Laugh in Revelatory NBA Season

Knick fans vividly remember how loud The Garden was when Ewing dominated the paint, when Oakley crashed the boards, coming away with just about every rebound, and when a John Starks or an Allan Houston would drain a 25-foot three-pointer. With momentum building toward a playoff berth, Knick fans are anxiously awaiting the full re-opening of The Garden to crowds (the team is currently allowed 2,000 in attendance).