The nickname "Knicker-botcher" appeared in March 2006 in New York Post stories by Michael Morrissey, although there are isolated earlier uses of the nickname.
Feb 12 2005, 03:48 PM
at least he has an excuse........ he is on the knickerbotchers
Mentally and physically damaged
Sorry Knick fans...the Knickerbotchers probably would've been better off developing young talent like Wilcox or Butler with that 7th pick. ...
alt.sports.basketball.pro.ny-knicks - Jun 26 2002, 10:44 pm by Wretch - 2 messages - 2 authors
25 March 2006, New York Post, "It's Embarrassing" by Michael Morrissey:
The Knickerbotchers committed 13 turnovers in the first half.
26 March 2006, New York Post, pg. 85:
Show Titanic talent
for losing the ball