Following Wednesday's 104-80 loss to the Bulls, Knicks president Phil Jackson said the team isn't ready for showtime just yet.
J.R. Smith came off the Knicks' bench on Wednesday, scoring six points on 2-of-8 shooting with one rebound and three assists.
Shane Larkin made a surprise start at PG on Wednesday with Jose Calderon (calf) ruled out at the last minute, and he finished with six points, three assists and one steal in 26 minutes.
Making an unexpected start at PF on Wednesday, Amare Stoudemire scored 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds in 24 minutes of action.
Carmelo Anthony was blanketed by the Bulls on Wednesday, finishing his season debut with a mere 14 points on 5-of-13 shooting, one 3-pointer, four rebounds, three assists and one steal.
Iman Shumpert scored five points on 2-of-9 shooting vs. the Bulls on Wednesday, hitting one 3-pointer with three rebounds and three steals in just 20 minutes of action.
Samuel Dalembert made his Knicks' debut on Wednesday with six points, four rebounds, two assists, three blocks and one turnover in 20 minutes.
Shane Larkin is starting against the Bulls on Wednesday.
Jose Calderon (calf) will not play on Wednesday.
Coach Derek Fisher said his lineup could change on Thursday depending on how his starting five plays on Wednesday.
Iman Shumpert will start at SG vs. the Bulls on Wednesday, as expected.
Jose Calderon (calf) will play against the Bulls on Wednesday.
Jason Smith will come off the bench for the Knicks in Wednesday's season opener, with Amare Stoudemire and Samuel Dalembert starting in the frontcourt.
Amare Stoudemire will start at power forward on Wednesday against the Bulls.
The Knicks have picked up their third-year option on Tim Hardaway Jr.