It was a back-and-forth game in Texas and it wasn’t until overtime when a team pulled away. The Knicks, who were without Carmelo Anthony for the first time all season, hung around the entire game, never going up or down by double digits.
The Knicks were roughed up against the Rockets on Monday, and he next leg of their three-game trip won’t be any easier. Without Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks will be hard-pressed to keep pace with the Mavericks, but that’s why they play the games.
The Texas Triangle was a temporary turning point for the Knicks last season, and although they’ll only be seeing two-thirds of it on this week’s upcoming road trip, they could use a rally once again.
In New York sports, the sky is always falling, but the Knicks aren’t a complete lost cause. At least not yet.
The Knicks were victims of a beating by the Timberwolves (3-7), who were without three of their top guns, and New York’s “rock bottom” continues to become worse and worse.
The Knicks cut a deficit of over 20 points to single digits in the final minutes, but it was too little too late, as the Bucks held on for a four-point victory.
Last year’s 15-win Milwaukee Bucks already have five wins underneath their belt this time around, and they’ve done it without needing a major offseason splash. Most will think that this game is a pushover for the Knicks, but away from The Garden, New York will have their work cut out for them against a team …
The Knicks got back in the win column yesterday, and despite going 1-3 on last week’s home stand, look to be headed in the right direction. They’ll have more opportunity to build on that success, as this week’s opponents have a combined record of just 7-21.
Exactly two weeks from their last win, the Knicks played their best game thus far, beating the Nuggets by 16.
New York football surely isn’t cutting it this year, so why not try out a little Sunday afternoon Knicks? We can’t promise the results will be any better, but with the Nuggets in town, there will be plenty of familiar faces back at Madison Square Garden.