UPDATE NEW: Knicks bold predictions for 2023-24 NBA season….

The New York Knicks will kick off their 2023-24 NBA regular season schedule with a matchup against the Boston Celtics on Oct. 25.

The Knicks went 3-1 against the Celtics during the 2022-23 regular season. They won two matchups at TD Garden, one in January and one in March, while prevailing in a 109-94 win at Madison Square Garden in February. Knicks forward Julius Randle and guard Immanuel Quickley scored 23 points each in New York’s home win over Boston. Center Mitchell Robinson added a 10-point, 13-rebound double-double in 32 minutes of play.

The Celtics went 1-3 in their 2023 preseason schedule. They split their games against the Celtics while dropping matchups against the Minnesota Timberwolves and Washington Wizards. New York will face Boston, the Atlanta Hawks, the New Orleans Pelicans and the Cleveland Cavaliers in its first few matchups of the 2023-24 regular season. The Knicks went 3-1 against Cleveland, 2-2 against Atlanta and 1-1 against New Orleans in last year’s regular season run.

What are some bold predictions for the Knicks’ 2023-24 campaign?

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Julius Randle will make another All-NBA team

Randle ended last season with a career-high 25.1 points per game during the 77 games he played and started in.

“Those things don’t happen without the group of guys that we have,” Randle said in May, via Ian Begley of SNY. “It takes the belief of the front office, our coaching staff and most of all my teammates. They trust me to go out there and compete every night.”

Randle led the Knicks roster in points and rebounds per game during last year’s regular season. If he can continue to prove to be an important part of New York’s roster, he may pave the path towards another spot on an All-NBA team.

Brunson, who signed a four-year contract with New York in 2022, finished the 2022-23 season with career-highs in points and assists per game with 24 and 6.2 during his first season with the Knicks. The former second-round selection scored 40 points or more on four occasions last year, including in a 48-point performance during a 14-point win over the Cavaliers in March.

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