A slang term used to describe the NBA's New York Knicks squad. A play on words of the predominantly black New York Knickerbocker team. Also used because the head coach or slave owner Mike D'Antoni is a white male. In Layman's terms, a black NBA Player on the Knicks. Also seen as Kniggabockas in when described among black people.
Carmelo Anthony was traded from the Thuggets to the Kniggerbockers in early 2011.
The Kniggerbockers are making a lot of headway in the Eastern Conference.