You can usually find Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni and his assistants prowling the baseline this time of year, yelling out plays above the defeaning roar of the Madison Square Garden crowd.
Almost a month into the basketball season, Madison Square Garden hasn't seen any Knicks action, and the latest news about the ongoing dispute between players and team owners hasn't left many optimistic about the prospect of an NBA season.
But the Knicks haven't forgotten their supporters.
On Tuesday, D'Antoni and coaching staff will head to the for an early Thanksgiving celebration with 150 Port Chester families. Former Knick and current assistant Herb Williams will be on hand, as will assistant coaches Mike Woodson, Phil Weber, Dan D’Antoni and Kenny Atkinson.
The Knicks coaches will help hand out Thanksgiving dinners, cookies and Knicks-themed gifts to Port Chester families.
It's to spot Knicks coaches and former players at the Carver Center. Former All Star guard Allan Houston is a to kids at the community center: Houston holds summer basketball camps and pitches in at special events during the year.
Tuesday's Thanksgiving celebration is the latest in an ongoing relationship between the Knicks and the Carver Center, which serves as a hub of social activity, sports and learning for Port Chester kids and their families.
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