The Knicks 2018-19 schedule was released, and they will host rookie PG Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks to kick off the new year on Oct. 17.
Other than the home opener, New York will have two holidays games as well. The Bucks will come to town on Christmas Day, and the Thunder will be their opponent on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 21).
The Knicks will also have 15 back-to-back games this season, which makes them one of three teams to have that schedule setup. It is the most for any team in the NBA.
As for nationally televised games, the Knicks' first one comes on Halloween against the Pacers on ESPN. While facing the Pacers again, they also have two against the Celtics as well as the Christmas game.
The Knicks will also be facing each Western Conference team twice. The first notable one is the Warriors coming to town on Oct. 26. LeBron James, Michael Beasley and the Lakers will host the Knicks on Jan. 4 followed by an MSG meeting in March.