No Carmelo Anthony and no Derrick Rose. Talk about your boring, right? Jimmy Butler had other thoughts as he torched the Knicks, playing like an all-star, as he has done for a majority of this season, scoring a career-high 35 points.
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.
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, …
It took the Oklahoma City Thunder just a touch over seven minutes to build enough of a lead to last the rest of the night. Defining this game as the worst loss of the season would be an understatement.
It’s not who you play, but when you play them, and while Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have been practicing for the last few days, why rush them back for a game against the Carmelo Anthony-less Knicks? Please?