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Shattered: Hope, Heartbreak and the New York Knicks is an eight-part podcast series from The Athletic, hosted by hip-hop legend Chuck D. Shattered dives deep into the Knicks' past 20 years of chaos and controversy under team owner James Dolan. From the end of the 90’s Knicks to today - the series uncovers never-heard-before stories about Dolan, the Knicks and the NBA - with interviews from dozens of voices, including franchise legend Patrick Ewing, former Knicks players, coaches and executives, and a range of famous fans.

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Shattered: Hope, Heartbreak and the New York Knicks is an eight-part podcast series from The Athletic, hosted by hip-hop legend Chuck D. Shattered dives deep into the Knicks' past 20 years of chaos and controversy under team owner James Dolan. From the end of the 90’s Knicks to today - the series uncovers never-heard-before stories about Dolan, the Knicks and the NBA - with interviews from dozens of voices, including franchise legend Patrick Ewing, former Knicks players, coaches and executives, and a range of famous fans.

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    Ep. 8: No Passwords

    Ep. 8: No Passwords

    Charles Oakley. Facial recognition. No passwords. The final episode of Shattered details the night Oakley was thrown out of the Garden, as well as the internal fallout at MSG from that night.
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    • 41 min
    Ep. 7: The Reckoning

    Ep. 7: The Reckoning

    In the Summer of 2019 - the Knicks were hoping to make a clean sweep of signing Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, along with drafting Zion Williamson. Episode seven of Shattered looks at what led KD and Kyrie to choose to play in New York, but not play for the Knicks.
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    • 52 min
    Ep. 6: The Triangulation of Phil Jackson

    Ep. 6: The Triangulation of Phil Jackson

    Phil Jackson's hire as Knicks team president brought incredible excitement to the franchise. Episode six of Shattered looks at the peaks and valleys of Jackson's time at the Garden: the behind-the-scenes story of the Kristaps Porzingis pick, the Triangle, the Phil-Carmelo feud, and the Exit Meeting.
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    • 50 min
    Patrick Ewing and Jeff Van Gundy Interviews

    Patrick Ewing and Jeff Van Gundy Interviews

    As a special benefit for listeners a part of The Athletic's Apple Podcasts Subscription, the team from Shattered is releasing exclusive, full-length interviews collected for the series. On this week's bonus episode, Shattered producer Mike Smeltz interviews Patrick Ewing and Jeff Van Gundy.

    Ep. 5: MeloDrama and Linsanity

    Ep. 5: MeloDrama and Linsanity

    After the disappointment of The Decision - the Knicks are searching for a star player to lead their team. Episode five of Shattered dives into the trade negotiations that brought Carmelo Anthony to New York, the team's unprecedented run during Linsanity and ultimately - why Lin and Carmelo couldn't coexist at the Garden.
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    • 56 min
    Ep. 4: The Decision

    Ep. 4: The Decision

    For years leading into the Summer of 2010 - the Knicks had been doing everything they could to convince LeBron James to sign with the team. Episode four of Shattered goes behind-the-scenes on the Knicks pursuit of LeBron: the aggressive efforts the team made to clear out salary cap space, the incredible roster of celebrities the Knicks used to try to convince LeBron to sign, and ultimately - why the Knicks pitch failed.
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    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
506 Ratings

506 Ratings

Knicks1112:3506&171 ,

Great podcast but really poor timing

If they released this last year or in the presseason it would have been perfect. Now the Knicks are actually good and headed in the right direction so poor timing

Frankie in LV ,

Good stuff

Nice job making an interesting basketball retrospective w/o images of Knicks bb!

Boogiemans Granny ,

Sell Sell

Sell the team Dolan
Stick to what makes you happy
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