Knicks Sink To New Low: Why New York Has Fallen into a Hapless Pitt

March 7th, 2010 by Sam Blum Leave a reply »
As the Knicks fell to a 21-41 record last night on their home court to the New Jersey Nets by a score of 113-93, there wasn't much to smile about. Fans weren't thinking about the future, and neither was Mike D'Antoni. They were thinking, how the heck did we just lose to the New Jersey Nets...again?

Just about two weeks ago the Knicks brought over Tracy McGrady and Eddie House in a deal that looked great on paper for the Knicks. However, since that time, the Knicks have won two games and lost seven. Tracy McGrady has been playing okay, but he really hasn't been superstar caliber, averaging less than 13 points a game. Meanwhile, in Boston, Nate Robinson is getting 10 a game, and Jared Jeffries has six ppg in Houston. 

For the Knicks, though, you have to look past the statistics, for as bad as their record is, their overall statistics aren't that gruesome. They average near identical assist, rebound, and point per game totals as their opponents and aren't too far off in many other categories. 

Their real problem this season has been making clutch shots and getting clutch stops. It seems that the Knicks are usually in the game down the stre ...

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