The Knicks kept pace with the 8th-seeded Hawks, pulling away late from the Sixers and landing a 123-110 victory. It was a game that was too close for too long, but the Knicks can’t be too orried about style points at this juncture. They’re streaking again–what a shocker–with 4-straight wins getting them somewhat back into the playoff race. They remain 3.5 games back of Atlanta. Some thoughts:
The New York Knicks made strides towards getting back in the playoff hunt last week, but still have tons of work to do. With three matchups against some the Eastern Conference’s worst teams coming up, opportunity is knocking at their door.
So those streaky Knicks, who need a long winning steak to have any chance of making the playoffs, have begun streaking. It’s only two, but it has to start there, and the schedule is not a murderer’s row. The chances are slim, and the Knicks would be looking at a terrible first round matchup if they sneak into the playoffs. And given how they’ve mostly played this season, it’s still a far-off possibility. But we’ll see. Anyway, here are some thoughts on the Knicks’ dismantling of the Jazz:
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One team plays for a city with a population of 8.3 million people. The other team’s city is home to just 189,000. One team has a payroll of $87 million. The other spent just $56 million.One team has an average age of 27.8. The other team’s average player is just 25 years old. One team is the …
Stephen Curry sure knows how to put on a show at Madison Square Garden. His last two outings at The World’s Most Famous Arena have produced both a 50-point game and a triple-double, making him just the second visiting player to ever do so. The only other one accomplish this feat is, of course, Michael Jordan …
The Knicks snapped their seven-game losing streak, coming out on fire, and putting the Timberwolves away with hot shooting in the first and fourth quarters.
The Knicks and their seven-game losing streak are headed to Minnesota for a matchup with future Knick Kevin Love and the Timberwolves.