After trailing by as many as 33 points, the Knicks lost by 16. At this point, that’s as close to a win as it’s going to get.
Gerald Henderson has been in the NBA for five years now and has never averaged over 16.0 points per game in a single season. However, when he plays the Knicks, no matter if he comes off the bench or starts, he always seems to go off.
The rough only gets rougher when you’re 5-28, and although the Knicks have a couple of “winnable” games on the slate for this week, nothing ever comes easy for this year’s squad.
The New York Knicks were in the midst of another losing streak and heading into a game against the red hot Portland Trailblazers, the outcome was inevitable. The Knicks were coming off of an overtime loss to the Sacramento Kings, in which they were short-handed, so Derek Fisher had only 9 players available for this …
It was almost 60 degrees in New York City, and there certainly weren’t any signs of snow, but a Knicks home loss gave this Christmas quite the familiar feeling.
I’m not sure that “Blue Christmas” accurately describes the Knicks this holiday season. This week will be more like “black and Blue,” but luckily there’s plenty of egg nog to go around for everyone.
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.