To say the Knicks came out flat would be an understatement, and although they played hard enough to get themselves back in it, they were never able to take a lead, as they fell to the Mavericks for the second time this season.
A rough start to the season gets even rougher for the Knicks, who face four more playoff teams this week.
Nobody thought the Knicks were going to be NBA champions this season, but nobody though they were going to be one of the worst teams in the league either. Although their record is ugly right now, the New York made it clear that the 10-game losing streak Knicks are a team of the past.
It was a chess match, and even though it took a while, the Knicks were able to declare “checkmate” for the first time in over two weeks.
The Knicks had won their previous games in San Antonio entering the night, meaning that they were only due to regress to the mean. They did, and now that their losing streak has hit double digits and the team is reportedly turning on itself, panic has officially taken over New York.
The losing streak has reached nine, as the New York Knicks fell to the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night. The Knicks are now an embarrassing 4-19 and are heading into the second quarter of the season, looking like a team on the downswing.
Whether or not the Knicks are overtly tanking, they are losing a whole lot. The thing with these Knicks though is that, so far, they have been entertaining tankers. They keep fighting back, cutting deficits down, finding themselves in games late, often against good teams, too. They aren’t going out there and getting their doors …
The Knicks lost another heartbreaker as the Charlotte Hornets hit a buzzer beater after a rally by the Knicks to come back from a sixteen point deficit in the fourth quarter. This time the Knicks actually held a lead with four seconds on the clock and the defense couldn’t prevent the Hornets crafty point guard, …