Knicks New Mantra—We Can’t Guard Anyone! Won’t Help in Hectic Month of March

March 5th, 2011 by David Rush Leave a reply »
In the aftermath of an unseemly 119-115 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in what was supposed to be a Friday Night revenge match at the Garden, Knick Coach Mike D'Antoni quickly contemplated his teams effort and summarized by saying, "our guys just can't guard anyone."

That was readily apparent even before a red hot Baron Davis was given a Cal King sized cushion by reinvented Knick defensive ace, Jared Jeffries, precipitating what turned out to be a game killing Cav three point bullet with about ten ticks left on the clock.

Leading up to that point, the Knicks did all they could to make us wonder how Cleveland came in with 26 straight road losses amidst an overall, league worst compilation of 12 wins and 49 defeats.

They got killed down low all night by the combination of bulky New York product Samardo Samuels—15 points, six boards—and high flying P.F., J.J. Hickson who led Cleveland with 23 points and eight rebounds.

The barely recognized sharpshooting duo of Anthony Parker and Christian Eyenga—yes, that Christian Eyenga—combined for 26 points on 10-15 shooting, knocking down enough barely contested J's to evok ...

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