Team Logo. The New York Knicks are a team in the National Basketball Association. They compete in the Eastern Conference (NBA). The team name is short for "Knickerbockers". Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/New_York_Knicks?oldid=5547" Categories: National Basketball Association teams Eastern Conference (NBA) teams Teams in New York Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.